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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Much-Needed Power Boost: A Big-Block V8-swapped Goggomobil Burning Them Down At Northern Nats

Our Aussie friends love to stick a V8 where one never existed before, and we love them for it. We’ve seen them in Japanese kei trucks and vans, little Toyota cars and trucks, Mitsubishis that...

Will Race Anything…Even Gardening Equipment! Check Out Roto-Tiller Racing From Arkansas!

For most people, the only difference between a roto-tiller and a lawnmower is the amount of damage they can inflict on the land. The experience is pretty much the same otherwise: run over the area...

Morning Symphony: Forget The Neighbors, This Alcohol-Gulping Ford Falcon Will Wake The Whole Damn City!

(Lead photo: Jerry Rissen) You think the neighbor with the unsilenced rooster is annoying? That “beep-beep-beep” of the alarm clock just not getting the job done? Oh, do we have a...

Historic Drag Racing Video: NY National Drag Strip Action Circa 1969 – 4 Wide, Jungle Jim and More!

In the realm of old school drag racing videos this footage from the summer of ’69 at the now dead NY National Drag Strip on Long Island is in the top 1%. The video itself is crisp and clear...

This 1964 Film Called Art Arfons And His Green Monster Is Spectacular

In terms of Bonneville history, the 1964 land speed battle on the salt waged between Art Arfons, Craig Breedlove, and to some degree by Walt Arfons will stand in history as a crowning moment. This...

Historical Footage: Warren Johnson Vs. Darrell Alderman At The 1991 NHRA Arizona Nationals

I recently spoke with a friend about the things I miss the most out of drag racing, and without any hesitation, my answer was Pro Stock. I know it exists today…but twenty years ago, Pro Stock...

Bonneville Video: Mechanical Music Off Of The Push Truck And Into Infinity

While it is true that big speed is the main draw at Bonneville, gearheads the world over will agree that the sound of a hot rod at full tilt for miles on end is intoxicating. This video gives a great...

Fun In The Mud: Dennis Anderson’s Muddy Motorsports Park Is Heaven For The Dirt-Lovers!

When a racer puts their name on a track, that’s as good of an endorsement as you’ll ever need. And off the top of my head, I can only think of one example: Dennis Anderson’s Muddy...

Let The Anger Go: UCSMOKE Goes For The Final Kill After A Rough Brashernats’ Outing!

For Steven Loader, the 2017 Brashernats proved to not be his lucky day at the skidpad with his Holden burnout car, UCSMOKE. During qualifying, one of the exhaust pipes came loose and barfed fire at...

Never Seen Flight Like That: Watch This GMC Mega Truck Launch Over Five Other Monsters!

Scott Green and his GMC mega truck, “Sail”, have a reputation: Scott makes a clanking noise when he walks, and the GMC achieves flight that some small planes have trouble achieving with a...

Brutal Torque Video: Chassis Twisting, Big Rig Wheels Up Action At The Rodeo Du Camion!

The “Rodeo du Camion” is a big event held up in Canada each summer that is a celebration of big trucks of all shapes and sizes. There are parades, parties, bands, and all of the other...

Morning Symphony: Thrashing Jeeps At Dennis Anderson’s Muddy Motorsports Park

A Tough Truck race might be viewed as an alternate form of a demolition derby race, and to be fair, you aren’t far off in that guess. But we tend to see the more positive aspect of the race: if...

Awesome Video: A 1967 Documentary That Tells The Tale Of A Diamond Reo Dump Truck That Conquered The African Safari Rally!

In 1967 Diamond T and REO trucks combined to become the Diamond REO division of the White truck company. In order to get some publicity for this event and launch the trucks in a flashy way, the...

Morning Symphony: An Audi Quattro S1 Fog-Banking The Shop!

Audi’s Quattro rally cars are rally royalty. They are the four-wheel-drive beasts that took over from light, nimble, rear-drivers like the Lancia 037 Rally and Stratos and became world-beaters....