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Watch Andrew Alepa’s Radial vs The World Corvette Make More Than 5,200hp On The Hub Dyno!

It’s really hard to explain to someone how incredible Radial vs the World drag racing is until they see it. No, these cars do not have the raw insanity that nitro cars do, but they perform in...

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Old School Drag Action Photos: Action Images From The Little River Dragway Vintage Drags!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When it comes to cool drag strips, Little River Dragway in Texas is near the top. Operating since 1957, this place is a time warp to a no-frills era where the main...

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The Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

This is the 23rd year of The Million, one of the richest purse events in the history of drag racing, and everybody that is anybody is on site trying to take home the big bucks at this 4 day...

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2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

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Drag Race Action Gallery: 2018 End Of Season Nostalgia Throwdown At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The end of the season has become a nostalgia tradition at Elk Creek Dragway’s last race of the year allowing only older cars to participate....

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Oddly Fun Gallery: The Motorama Auto Museum Is One Of The Strangest In America – Check Out Our Photos!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I headed up to nothern Wisconsin for a three day weekend, the land of fish frys, supper clubs and brandy old fashioned cocktails. In the hotel lobby was a...

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Awesome Gallery: The 2011 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Last weekend’s Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational pitted the world’s best Pro Touring cars against one another in a variety of competitions. From the road rally through the streets...

Chadmouth: 2011 SEMA Show: Big Wheels, Crap Spokespeople, and Fake Patina Suck!

Each November, every major and minor player in the automotive aftermarket shows up in Las Vegas for the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show. Everything from accessories to engines,...

Bonneville Video: An ESPN Produced Video on The Mike Cook Yearly Bonneville Shootout – Must Watch Stuff!

Mike Cook’s yearly Bonneville Shootout normally brings out amazing performances from some of the fastest vehicles on Earth. This year it brought that and an awesome video, made by ESPN...

Neat Gallery: Touring a Little Texas Shop That is Full of Cool Junk

Consider this gallery a little departure from our normal galleries of car shows, races, and tours of museums and professional shops. The Lee Hartung collection auction reminded us that there are...

Cruise Gallery: The Bass Pro Shops Cruise – Pearland, Texas

While lots of the country is slipping into hot rodding dormancy mode at this time of the year, people in the great state of Texas are still rolling to shows in big numbers. Charles Wickam recently...

Bitchin Link: A Tour of the Race Shop of Don Garlits Circa 1971

We’ve seen this link pop up in a couple places over the last few days and finally we’ve been able to highlight it here. This is a fantastic tour of Don Garlit’s racing operation in...

Cool or Not – You Decide: A Worked Over 1957 Ford Big Job Truck

As Chad and I were cruising the 2011 SEMA show we zapped a bunch of photos of cars and trucks that left us wondering if the BangShift masses would dig or reject. So in that spirit we bring you the...

Epic Video: The Isle of Man TT Motorcycle Race at Full Speed

Since 1907 motorcycles have come to the tiny Isle of Man to compete in one of the most prestigious races in the world. The Isle of Man TT is unique in the fact that while the vehicles and riders...

SEMA Gallery: A Quick Look At Mopar Crate Engines and Pro Stock Heads

After showing the massive Chevrolet engine display at SEMA 2011, we got some e-mails asking where the Chrysler stuff was. Well, here it is! The gallery is pretty small as the Mopar brand didn’t...

Awesome Gallery: The Lee Hartung Collection – An Amazing Collection Gone to Auction

Last weekend the Lee Hartung collection was auctioned off. Unfortunately we were late on the trigger letting you know that, but luckily Bob Chiluk made it there before the auction and documented the...

Amazing Save Video: Vic Hernandez Keeps His Corvette off the Wall at the El Paso Motorplex

Now that we are back from SEMA we can start wading through all the great tips we got while working in Las Vegas at the show. One of the best ones we got came from MSD’s Robert Martin who set us...

Gallery: Big Trucks and Other 4×4 Vehicles at SEMA 2011

Acting under strict orders from Chad, I did not enter the four wheel drive and off road hall until Friday morning. When I did, I was greeted by an awesome array of trucks, Jeeps, and other vehicles....

SEMA 2011 – A Six Speed Dog Box Manual For Rear Wheel Drives From Quaife

As Chad and I were cruising the 2011 SEMA show on Friday we happened upon a booth with a bad ass crash box for sale. Long known for their differentials and transmissions for foreign stuff, Quaife now...

Bastards: Kansas City International Raceway To Be Bought by City Government and Made Into a Park

Kansas City International Raceway, which has been in operation since the late 1960s and formerly served as the home of the American Hot Rod Association appears to be dead, taken in a series of...