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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Airs on Speed TV This Weekend! See the Teaser Video Here

I was there announcing the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational after SEMA 2009, and again at the big premiere of the TV show on Hollywood Blvd. earlier this week. Now you can see what it was all...

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Amazing Video: CNC Machine Carves a Helmet From Billet Aluminum

This video, which we believe was shot at a German machine shop, is proof positive that, one day, machines will enslave humans and rule the Earth. Just watching this CNC machine take a square block of...

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Video: Chrysler Begins Airing New Charger Ads

Starting last weekend, Chrysler began airing a new series of ads for the Dodge Charger. They are focusing on the “manly” attributes of the sedan and eschewing stuff like the cupholder...

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Fun Video: High Speed Dump Truck Donuts

It gets mighty cold up in some parts of Canada over the winter. All that cold leads to snow and ice. Snow and ice then lead to driving conditions, that under some circumstances, are big fun to play...

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Danica Patrick as Marilyn Monroe. Seriously. (Plus More “Sexy” Danica Videos)

As most people know, Danica Patrick is the leading spokesperson/mug on camera for GoDaddy.com. They have done some interesting television advertising in years past with Patrick but this one may take...

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The Parting Shift: Four Gear ’55 Chevy Violence

We’re going the homer route with this week’s parting shift. The car in question is local to our east coast office and we’ve seen it getting threashed at the drag strip more than...

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Video: An Idea Behind Its Time: The Besler Steam Airplane

The idea of a steam powered airplane was not a new one in 1934 when a man named Besler designed and built a contraption he called, in a creative manner, The Besler Steam Plane. What is not shocking...

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Wild Video: $400K Rolls Royce Getting Wrung Out on a Frozen Lake

This could be the most expensive field in the history of ice racing. The focal point of this video is a large by huge Rolls Royce Phantom that clocks in at about $380,000 brand new off the showroom...

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Jan Gabriel, Pioneering Drag Radio Ad Voice and Racing Announcer Passes at Age 69

Jan Gabriel, the original voice of Ben Christ’s historic “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!” drag strip radio ads and a successful television producer, has died at age 69. This marks the...

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Preview Video: Short Track Racing Reality Show Debuts on the History Channel This Sunday

Sunday night, January 10, the History Channel will debut “Madhouse,” a reality series based around the racing and personalities at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina....

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Car Looks Dumb, Gets Great Mileage, With Video

Apparently making your car resemble a Gila monster will result in big mileage gains. We think it will also result in a marked reduction in the amount of lovin’ you receive from the opposiste...

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Video: 351-Powered Ford Focus

After showing you an LS1-powered Honda earlier today, we now present a video of a 351ci, V8-powered Ford Focus. There are a couple of outfits that manufacture pieces to complete this swap and, truth...

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Boondoggle Media Videos from SEMA 2009

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know SEMA was done over a month ago. But, better late than never. Under the banner of our Boondoggle Media video production company we have been serving the automotive...

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Preview Video: BangShift Chad and David Freiburger Star in a New Car TV Show on TRU, Premiering Dec. 15

We have not been able to announce this until now, but myself and Hot Rod editor David Freiburger are in a new car-guy TV show that is airing Tuesday, December 15, at 11:00 pm Eastern (but check your...

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