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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION

Burnout Insanity Videos: The Americans Have Spoken. Apparently We Weren’t Listening!

In our efforts to strengthen the bond between American and Aussie hot rodders, we started a bit of a pissing contest with regards to burnouts. For horsepower hounds the only thing more sacred than...

Nitro Is Back! Saturday Night Nitro Under The Lights At Famoso Raceway In Bakersfield

My plan was just to post a blog item that Darr Hawthorne sent us about Famoso Raceway’s new for 2012 Saturday Night Nitro Series along with a video from Les Mayhew, but I just couldn’t do...

Aussie Vs. American Burnout Video: We Fuel The Fire In Search Of Truth, Conflict, and Video!

On Monday this week we ran yet another great Australian burnout video. On Tuesday we ran an American burnout video. The comments, bashing, and bragging started up immediately and we love it. So today...

Tuesday Burnout Video: We Americans Know How To Make Smoke, But Are The Aussie’s Better?

I think it depends on your definition of burnout. In Australia they do donuts and all kinds of stuff and it is a riot to watch. Here we are about lots of tire smoke, and not as much movement. I do...

More Australian Burnout Video: We Can’t Get Enough Of These Crazy Bastards and Why Aren’t Our New Cars Rear Wheel Drive?

I can’t help myself. I love the Australian burnout competitions. They seriously kick our asses, and I consider myself to be an expert in the area of smoking tires. And how in the hell is it...

1320 Video TX2K12 3-Hour Blu-Ray DVD: 1600 HP On The Street And On The Track!

The guys at 1320 Video have been bringing you the coolest on the edge, I can’t believe this is really going down, high horsepower video for years now, and have just released their first one,...

Watch Larry Flynt’s Attorney Paul Cambria Run 8.88 In A Brand New COPO Camaro

Due to our Bonneville fixation this week we’re late on the trigger with this one. Paul Cambria may be the finest First Amendment lawyer in the United States, having argued several cases in...

Video: That Last Great American Jet Car Show As You’ve Never Seen It Before

Jet cars have been and will forever remain the drag strip owner/promoter’s greatest ally in the war regarding butts in seats. Simply put, nothing draws the general public into a strip like...

Watch a Pikes Peak Racer Launch Their Car Over a Cliff, Suffer One of the Most Horrifying Wrecks We Have Ever Seen and Survive!

The footage you will see below is not an outtake from a movie or some specially altered special effects piece. This is footage of Pikes Peak racer Jeremy Foley and his co-driver launching their...

Action Video: A Look Back at the 2012 Goodguys Sponsor Challenge With Hurst Shifters, the No Limit Truck, and…Chad?!

Like we told you about earlier today, the 2012 Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio played host 2012 to the Sponsor Shootout. The dudes and dudettes at Hurst made a cool video showing the action...

Watch An Awesome Drag Racing Save From Santa Pod in Super Slow Motion!

A couple weeks back our drag racin’ BangShifty brothers and sisters in England held a big nostalgia meet at Santa Pod called Dragstalgia. There were lots of cool cars and hopefully some of you...

BS Approved Video: The Late Tom Hnatiw and Peter Klutt Thrashing A Roush Powered Starsky and Hutch Torino On the Track!

Yesterday we told you about the passing of Tom Hnatiw, the very well liked and respected race announcer and TV guy. The show those of you in the USA remember Hnatiw on best was the SPEED...

Video: Mark Stielow’s Red Devil 1969 Pro Touring Camaro Takes On a New ZL1 at Gingerman Raceway – Which One Wins?

Mark Stielow is one of the Pro Touring world’s true heroes. A GM engineer who was one of the earliest adapters of modern suspension technology into classic American iron, his ever more bad ass...

Watch the Hotchkis E-Max and the Killer 1970 Satellite 4-Door Autocross Taxi In Action at the Carlisle Mopar Nationals

The All-Chrysler Nationals at Carlisle is one of the biggest shows of the year at the fabled PA-venue. The men and women of Hotchkis Sport Suspension were on the grounds with their E-Max Challenger...