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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Crazy Truck Video: Massive 8×8 Trials Competition From Czechoslovakia

Who knew such craziness existed in the Czech Republic? This video of giant trucks battling in an extreme off road competition is great. Seeing what an 8×8 truck powered by a big turbo-diesel...

Fantastic Vintage Drag Video: Garlits, The Greek, The Snake, Muldowney, Trophy Girls and Nitro

This video carries the ambitious title, “The History of Drag Racing.” At only three and a half minutes, the history is a bit truncated, but the footage used in the film is some of the...

Insane Project Video: Tom Cotterill’s Rocket II — A Blown Hemi Custom Trike

Some vehicles totally defy description. Artist Tim Cotterill’s “Rocket II” trike is one of them. It’s a freaking trike powered by a blown Hemi. See, we told you. Words do it...

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Awesome Old Promo Video: How Chevrolet Dealer Service Went Circa 1950

We love old promotional films from domestic car companies. Previously we have found and shared videos that were specifically aimed at sales people on the floor and how they should approach selling...

Vintage Racing Video: The Beginnings of British Rallycross

Back in 1967-1968, when the Trans-Am series was really starting to come into its own here in the USA, there was an equally as interesting story brewing over in England. Called Rallycross, it was a...

Crazy Carnage Video: A European Wheelstander Eats Concrete and Flips

We’re going to get Friday off to a smashing start, literally. One of our European forum members tipped us off to video clips of a wheel-stander, The Little Green Wagon, drilling the guardrail...

Dyno Video: A Cross-Rammed Chevy 302 Singing on the Pump

After fantasizing about owning Dave Strickler’s Camaro, we went hunting around the web to find some beautiful music being made by one of the little 302s that Strickler abused. We found a kick...

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Killer Vintage Drag Video: Original Footage of Classic Wheel-Standers In Action

Confession time. We freaking love wheel-standers. Many hardcore drag race guys like to talk smack about jet cars and wheel-standers as being circus acts or somehow inferior to “real” race...

Killer Drag Video: Tommy Ivo Gives a Tour of the Four-Engine Showboat Dragster

Tommy Ivo’s four-engine Showboat dragster remains one of the most audacious and incredible pieces of machinery to ever assault the drag strip. At first glance it seems about as complex as a...

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Epically Awesome Video: Firing Up a Twin Engine Nitro Harley In the Driveway

We’ve found a new personal gearhead hero. Whoever this guy is, he rules. Anyone who can claim ownership of a twin-engine, Harley-powered nitro bike is already walking among titans, but to have...

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Awesome Historic Drag Video: Tommy Ivo, Norm Weekly, and One Bad Ass Bucket

It’s a rare video that manages to tell the personal story of someone you’ve never met and keep you riveted to the screen. We caught wind of this piece of YouTube awesomeness through a tip...

Crazy Pulling Video: A Big Old GMC With the Front End Four Feet In the Air

This is a pulling event we have to try! It takes place on asphalt and is completely basic in nature. There’s a sled with concrete blocks chained to a truck and the truck’s job is to drag...

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Historic Carnage Video: Major Wreckage On the Old Beach Course At Daytona

We unearthed this radical ancient video of Modified jalopies whooping it up on the Daytona Beach circle track in the late ’40s or early ’50s. These guys really thrashed the cars, almost...

The Parting Shift: Stretching the Legs of a Dual Quad 1964 Buick Wildcat

This week’s Parting Shift is a change of pace. We’re stepping away from the race track and all the transmission violence in favor of some good old fashioned muscle getting a leg stretch....

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