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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video: Score! Travis Pastrana Sets the Rally Car Jump Record at 269 Feet!

In an amazing showing of bowling-ball sized stones, 26-year-old Travis Pastrana set the world record for a rally car jump on New Year’s Eve, flying his Subaru 269 feet over water and landing on...

Video: Travis Pastrana Crashes in Prep for Tonight’s 2010 New Year’s Jump in Long Beach, California

Travis Pastrana has done so much bat-poop crazy stuff with cars that it reminds us that we should do a video compilation of it all. Until then, watch ESPN tonight to see if he succeeded with this...

Totally Bitchin’ Video: Ford/Shelby Promo Film From 1965

It was very good to be Carroll Shelby in 1965. Hell, it is very good to be him now, but in the mid 1960s the man had the world by the stones. Bankrolled by the Ford Motor Company, Shelby was building...

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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Carnage Video: Failed Burnout Leads to Massive Clutch Explosion

Clutch explosions are among the most horrific examples of automotive component failures. Few things attached to a car have the ability to cause more instant carnage, to things both mechanical and...

Video Bonanza: Dyno Time!

We love dyno videos. Not dyno videos of stuff blowing up, catching fire, or generally malfunctioning, but dyno videos of cool motors being wrung out from bottom to top. We also have a love of...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Another Historic Track Dead: The Milwaukee Mile, With Video

It is claimed to be, at 106 years old, the oldest continuously operating race track in the country. It appears there will be no 107th season at the historic Milwaukee Mile. No national touring series...

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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Carnage Video: High Flying Sprint Car Wreck

There are few more intense race cars than 410 Sprints. These direct-drive, methanol-powered, 800hp, 1,300-pound monsters are the greatest show on dirt. They slide sideways around the tight corners of...

Crazy Video: Jan Magnussen Beats the Hell Out of a New ZR1 Corvette at The ‘Ring

In the past we’ve shared our opinions on the Nurburgring as an odd marketing tool for domestic auto companies, but that’s not to say we don’t respect and recognize the fact that the...

Fire Video! A Nitrous Blaze Destroys a Drag Racing Camaro

This is, without question, the worst starting line nitrous fire we have ever seen. Hell, we think the track called Red Adair in to put the sonofabitch out. According to the video description on...

Video: Outakes from the New TV Show

Yesterday we announced the new TV show starring me and and Freiburger that airs tonight on TRU TV at 11:00 pm (but check the local listing, and if we’re not there, just tune in right after Full...

The Greatest Drag Race Wreck Photo Sequence of All Time? With Video, Too

We’ve been wondering when we would see the insane crash photos shot by British drag photographer Andy Wilsheer at the 2009 NHRA World Finals held at Pomona. Thanks to a tip from our pal Darr...