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Category Archive: HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Vintage Drag Video: Oswego Dragway Circa 1968 – AWB Novas, Straight Axle ‘Vettes, Altereds, Muscle Cars, and Even Turbonique Action!

This is one of the coolest old 8MM drag racing videos we have dredged up in a while! The film was taken at the long dead Oswego Dragway in 1968 and it features everything from muscle cars to...

The Bad Guys: This Video About The Worst Sponsors, Owners, and Promoters In NASCAR History Is Wild

The world of professional auto racing attracts a certain type of person. The person that is brave, courageous, sometimes fearless, unwilling to accept reality at times, and certainly people who are...

Small and Forgotten: The 1990 Isuzu Impulse Was A Strange Looking Little Thing

It’s always interesting when you can look back on a car 30 years after it was new. You can really use hindsight to see why things worked, why some things didn’t, and why a machine like...

Remembering A Character: Watch The Late Tony Christian Thump Them All In Pro Stock In 1988

Editor’s note: The announcement that drag racer Tony Christian died yesterday took the sport by shock and sadness. One of the most colorful characters in drag racing from the 1980s through the...

This Video Profile Of The 1963 Daytona 500 Is Amazing and Awesome – The Cars And The Drivers!

Each February the Daytona 500 marks the start of the NASCAR season and we’re kind of excited to watch it. With everything happening in the world, racing makes us happy these days, no matter the...

Chained Fury: Watch This Injected Hemi Gasser Roar On The Dyno – What Type Of Horsepower Do These Cars Make? Watch This

We all know and love the Quan Stott formed and operated Southeast Gassers Association. The cars, the period accuracy, the manual transmissions, and the RPM. All of that stuff is killer and the side...

Boosted Bikes: Turbocharged and Supercharged Motorcycles Are Cool – Some Factory and Some Hot Rods!

It’s a funny thing to say but all engines like boost, not just those in cars. It’s why while we’re not huge motorcycle enthusiasts here, our hearts always beat a little faster when...

Horsepower On The Waves: This Film Showing The 1956 Gold Cup Hydroplane Race Is Awesome – Aircraft Engines Galore

Boat racing has always been the realm of big money and when we say “always” we mean ALWAYS. Think about the days of Gar Wood hammering international competition in the 1920s and then the...

This 1970 Harley-Davidson Video From Bonneville Features, Bikes, Cars, Bikinis, and The Endless Salt

Yes, that’s Burt Munroe in the lead photo and he’s just the tip of the iceberg of cool in this video made by Harley-Davidson at Bonneville Speed Week 1970. We’re already thinking...

Wild Video: Ride Along As This Turbocharged Mopar Small Block Powered Valiant Wrecks Hard In Argentina

We have showed you videos previously of the awesome V8 Turbo Valiant which races in Argentina. Well, this stick shifted hellacious little car got banged up really bad recently and they had cameras ta...

Alex Taylor Runs 200 Mph In Her ’55 Chevy! That’s Hauling In A Shoebox!

When Bob Johnson drove his 1955 Chevrolet past 200 mph at Bonneville almost 9 years ago it was the first time that a stock-bodied 1955 Chevrolet had been over 200 mph on the salt. Other than some...

Awesome Machining Video: Screw and Rotor Production For Superchargers, Pumps, Blowers, and More

If there is one thing that we like seeing around here, it’s cool videos that highlight the ways mankind has developed to machine metals into the shapes and sizes that are needed for different...

Nitro Time Machine: Richard Tharp and Shirley Muldowney Take Their Top Fuel Blood Feud To The 1983 Columbus Final

In drag racing, as in life, we all have people that we just don’t like. Sometimes that dislike simmers below the surface but lots of times it doesn’t. There wasn’t a drag racing fan...

American Powertrain Tuesday Shift: Battling The Field From First To Last To Fourth In A Screaming Lotus Cortina!

There’s something about the intensity of in-car road racing videos that I love. While you cannot see driver Steve Soper’s face in this film because of his helmet, you can pretty well bet...