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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Awesome Sleeper Video: An Aussie Plumbing Van That Goes Low 11s at 126 MPH!

There are lots of great sleepers out there. The amazing farm truck that surfaced a couple years back still leaves our heads shaking, but this plumbing van from Australia ranks right up there with it....

Dumbass Video: Smart Car Attempts a J-Turn

Ah, the J-Turn. For those of you unfamiliar, it is the act of accelerating your car in reverse, cranking the wheel to one side and while the car is spinning around, jamming it into a forward gear and...

Coolest Video Ever: A German Dude Runs a 1970 Challenger At Full Tilt on the Autobahn

Holy friggin’ awesome. This video ranks in the top three of the coolest we’ve ever spied on YouTube. It’s in-car footage of a guy taking his very healthy 1970 Dodge Challenger out...

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Vintage Muscle Car Road Test Video: A 1971 Olds 442 W30 ‘Vert Gets Thrashed

With a total production of about 30 cars, it’s rare to lay eyes on a real 1971 Olds 442 W30 convertible, so seeing one of these cars get thrashed on a road course, spun out, and thrown through...

Carnage Video: Violent Sprint Car and Midget Wrecks

It was bought to our attention that Sprint Car and Midget racing season was cranking up and this video was tipped off to us as a way to mark that. You may think it odd to mark the start of the season...

Just Because Video: A Tuff Truck Gets Huge Air on a Jump

Tuff Truck races are normally a good time. The competitions are basically an off-road style obstacle course complete with jumps, mud, and other impedances. The trucks are all home-built creations and...

Historic Doorslammer Footage: The Cars That Created Pro Mod Circa 1989

After seeing the photos of Ellis Vial putting his killer Pro Mod up on two wheels, we went hunting for some cool video showing the early days of the class. We did even better than that, we found some...

Crazy Screaming Video: A Two-Stroke V8 Powered Sand Rail On the Dyno

We’ve heard screaming motors before, but never in our lives have we heard anything like the sound of this Evinrude two-stroke V8 powered sand car (not the one pictured). The engine is actually...

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Wreck Video: A Swamp Buggy Stuffs It Hard

Naples, Florida, is home to the Florida Sports Park. It’s a motorsports facility best known as the home of the world famous Swamp Buggy races. There are seven classes that range from 4-banger...

Cool Old Video: Ten Minutes of Kooky AMC Commercials Circa 1973

We love old car ads around here so when we saw a compilation video made up of the entire 1973 AMC television ad catalog, we had to share it with all of you out there in readerland. While on a long...

Carnage Video: A Turbo Failure Results in Exhaust Stack Fireworks

With the surge in popularity and power of diesel pickup trucks, the pulling scene is buzzing like never before with entries in stock and modified diesel classes. This particular nitrous injected,...

Cool Old Promo Video: Curtis Turner and Ford’s Total Performance Campaign

Few men in NASCAR history drove harder or lived faster than Curtis Turner. He was one of the sport’s first bonafide legends and because of that he was used as a pitch man. In this video...

Killer Drag Video: A 1960 Impala Twisting Itself Up Like a Pretzel

The educated hard core racers who see this video will immediately say that the racer is leaving ET on the table by having his massive 1960 Impala launch like Shamu. To those smarty pants readers, we...

Engine Video: A WWII Cadillac M5 1-G Tank Engine On the Stand

When we learned yesterday that Packard built the 1,200hp engines that powered WWII PT boats, it got us to thinking about tank engines from the same era. We remembered that Cadillac motors powered...

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