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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

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....

Watch This Pulling Tractor Break Free Of The Sled And Launch Itself Into The Air Like A Rocket!

The fearsome power of pulling tractors is kept in check only by really strong hooks and chains. About 99.9999% of the time, this is a wholly acceptable method of restraint but this video shows that...

Video: Danny Sullivan’s 1985 Spin and Win At The 1985 Indy 500 With Interviews and More

One of the most historically crazy moment from the history of the Indy 500 happened 31 years ago this weekend with Danny Sullivan’s famed “spin and win” move during the 1985 running...

Check Out This Behind-The-Scenes Look At How The Actors Were Trained To Drive For The Movie “Baby Driver”!

Ok, Jalopnik got a good one here. “Baby Driver”, once you choke down the name of the flick, looks like it’s going to at least have a couple of good car chases…the movie is,...

Classic YouTube: Burning The Hides Off Of A Clean ’57 Plymouth!

Lawn chairs? 1960s pop music? Oh, great…a lawn show.¬†Every once in a while it’s nice to check one out, especially when you haven’t seen the same cars twenty times beforehand, but...

Spin Cycle FTW! Check Out This Collection Of AWD Donuts!

Up until the last couple of years, the only AWD vehicle that I had ever spent a good amount of time actually driving it was a black Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4. It belonged to an aunt, and every now and...

North American Touring Car Championship Racing From Lime Rock In 1996! Wheel-To-Missing-Wheel Action!

The North American Touring Car Championship series was a guilty pleasure of mine growing up. Family sedans I saw by the hundreds, slammed to the ground, looking like remote-control racers and howling...

Morning Symphony: Banging Gears In A V8 Mack R-Series In New Zealand!

There isn’t much more that we can think of that would torment a driver quite like having to row through an Eaton Roadranger gearbox while trying to hustle the rig it’s working in around...

Classic YouTube: Daigo Saito Earning His Legendary Drifter Reputation!

By nature, racing and other automotive sports are all about showing off, and few disciplines are more associated with that kind of behavior than drifting. Unlike racing, which has performance and...

Bitchin’ Video: Ride Along In a 410 Sprint Car On A Banked 3/8 Mile Oval in Michigan – Ludicrous Speed!

Of all the mighty beasts that roam the circle tracks of America, few have the mystique, raw power, and ability to keep people on the edge of their collective seat like 410ci winged sprint cars. These...

Check For Damage, Use Less Throttle, Try Again – Watch This Rockbouncer Backflip Off A Sheer Wall!

What you are about to see was not choreographed in any way. Rockbouncers are capable of doing a backflip…with springy suspension, plenty of power, and drivers who simply do not have a shred of...

Classic YouTube: A Pontiac-Powerd AMC Pacer That Moves Out!

Harrel Lamkin might be the only person we can think of who would be proud to be the owner of an AMC Pacer. You know one of the weird little fishbowl AMCs that he’s connected to: his daughter...

Random Car Review: The Ford Cortina Savage – When The V6 Is A Step Forward!

Ford special models always have an interesting name, if nothing else. Mach 1, King Cobra, Lightning. Even if the car is a pooch, the name will conjure up the image of badass, nasty power. Well, add...

RJ Anderson Is Back With A New Video! XP1K4 Has Jumps, Stunts, And A Wall Of Death!

Put RJ Anderson behind the wheel of a Polaris RZR XP Turbo UTV and magic happens. Put cameras around him as he bombs the side-by around with precision, speed, and not one single solitary (blank)...