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Hot Take: Kye Kelly Selling All Of His Stuff And John Gaydosh’s Departure From NHRA Pro Stock Are Ironically Linked

(Submitted by Frank Welsh) – Editor’s note: Reader Frank Welsh sent us this well crafted editorial with a look at the recent announcement that Kye Kelly is selling all of his stuff and...

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Video: How Stevie Fast Jackson Won The 2018 NHRA US Nationals – An Amazingly Improbable Victory

It was ugly. It was worse than ugly. This was embarrassing. Stevie Fast Jackson was cruising toward his third DNQ in a row as part of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series. This was after building...

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2018 PDRA Drag Wars Coverage: GALOT Motorsports Park Was Packed With The Fastest Doorslammers On Earth

(Photos by David Whealon) – The 2018 PDRA Drag Wars event is in the books and we have some fantastic photo coverage from the race to dazzle you with today. David Whealon was at GALOT...

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C10s in The Park Coverage: Over 850 Trucks Packed The Park In Texas – Photos Here

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We love the stories of events that started as small gatherings and have exploded into massive, nationally known shin-digs. Such is the case with the Brothers...

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This Diesel Is Amazing! This Might Be One Of Most Evil Diesel Drag Racers We’ve Ever Seen.

The guys at 1320 Video are amazing at catching all the fun stuff that goes down the dragstrip, but this one is a little bit unique compared to their norm. This crazy Wagler Duramax powered truck runs...

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Holley’s LSFest 2018 In Bowling Green Has Been Awesome! Here Are Recap Videos From Day 1 And 2

God and Mother Nature love LS engines, and Holley’s LSFest in particular, because both Friday and Saturday were supposed to be plagued with rain and ended up being great days to be at the...

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Quick Gallery: Pit Shots From the SOVREN Northwest Historics

A while back we brought you a series of galleries from the SOVREN Northwest Historic road races at Pacific Raceways in Washington state. The event had a ton of different categories that ranged from...

Huge Drag Gallery: The United Black Drag Racers Association – Black Sunday Event – Byron Dragway

The United Black Drag Racers Association has been unofficially around since the 1980s but officially since 1994 when they organized themselves formally. Originally born in the greater St. Louis area,...

Car Show Gallery: 2011 Goodguys Chicagoland Nationals

We’re totally pounding you with galleries today, but we suspect that isn’t much of a problem. After all, it is hump day and work sucks, so what better way to kill a day is there than...

Wednesday Bonneville Video Bonanza: More Cool Video From Speed Week 2011!

Yesterday we brought you the freshest video we could find from Bonneville Speed Week 2011. Today, we’re back with the same thing because the sweet video footage keeps rolling in from the...

Swap Meet Gallery: The August 2011 Pomona Swap Meet – Cars Galore!

George Cross and Sons have been putting on the Pomona Swap Meet for decades. Their radio ads say they are, “The Southern California Original”. The swap meet’s size and reach are...

Update: The Hot Rod Magazine Special Camaro With a Supercharged Two Cylinder Big Block Chevy Runs 32.414 MPH – Qualifies for Record

Well this is oddly cool! When Keith Turk and Hot Rod Magazine’s David Freiburger fragged the 1100hp blown big block Chevy in their Camaro at Bonneville, all hope seemed lost for the week. The...

Goodguys Ohio Nationals Bonus Gallery: Shots from the Show and the Autocross!

While Chad was screaming into the mic as the announcer of the autocross at the Goodguys Ohio Nationals, countless hot rodders thrashed on their junk with varying levels of success between the cones....

BangShift Tech: How to Repair the Kickdown Switch in a Turbo 400 Transmission

Nearly every automatic transmission has some kind of kick down apparatus and they are all different. TH350s use a cable connected to the carb linkage, 700R4’s use TV cable, Ford...

Update: 2011 Bonneville Galleries, the Tuesday Two Banger, and Jimmy Shine

Chad hit the salt running on Monday zapping photos and glad handing with hot rodders and gearheads he’d not seen since least year’s running of Speed Week. Tuesday he helped make a 2...

Bad Ass Chevelle Sleeper For Sale: Buy a 10-Second Car That Looks Like a Barge!

A couple years back, a  sleepy, twin-turbo 1970 Chevelle started making the rounds on the internet. The car is truly one of the coolest Q-ships we have ever seen. It sports a twin turbo LQ9...

Bonneville 2011 Video Bonanza: Launches and Fly-Bys (Some Featuring the Handiwork of BangShifters!)

The videos are starting to roll out of Bonneville now, and we’ve scooped up a bunch of them to show you. Most are long distance fly bys but man, the sound is totally worth the price of...

Tuesday Time Killer: The Awesome Story of a Dude Who Built and Raced His Own Monster Truck in the 1980s and 1990s!

There are awesome message board threads and then there’s this, the story of Jeff Strand and the Thunder Beast monster truck, a machine that he bought as a young man, built, rebuilt, jumped,...

Cool Video: Dr Jamie Meyer of GM Shows Six Significant Performance Cars From Chevy’s History

Chevrolet turns 100 this year and the company plans to celebrate that fact loud and proud during the 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise in and around Detroit. In this video, Dr. Jamie Meyer, one of the...

Mega Gallery: The 2011 Goodguys Ohio Nationals – Columbus, Ohio

The Goodguys Ohio Nationals went down last weekend and the place was packed wall to wall with some of the coolest cars in the nation. From traditional rods to the wild morphed Chrysler Imperial of...