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The Street Car Super Nationals Will Be LIVE Continuing Friday!

Street Car Super Nationals 13, presented by Speed Society is on, starting Thursday morning with round 1 of qualifying followed by the Pro Mod Quickest Pass Challenge. Each Pro Mod driver on the...

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Happy Holley Days Is On! Save Up To 20% On All Your Favorite Products Right Now!

Every year the guys at Holley, and most of the Holley Performance Brands, plan for holiday sales, funny holiday videos, and of course new products. Happy Holley Days was spawned from such planning,...

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Check Out These Photos From Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational In Las Vegas

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) When we got invited to race in Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational, we jumped at the chance to see if Daphne’s Ethyl station wagon could kick some ass on...

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Bloodhound SSC Aims For 1000 mph And Makes First Test Hit Over 200 mph

The Bloodhound SSC plans to set a new all time land speed record of 1000 miles per hour, but before it can get that fast they need to do some shakedown runs. But where do you handle those? And how do...

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Operation Outlaw No-Prep Drag Racing Video From Pit Lane At Kansas Speedway

Everyone that attended the Operation Outlaw No-Prep Race at Kansas Speedway said that it was an event to remember. The event promoters, staff, and competitors all worked together to put together an...

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2017 NHRA World Finals Coverage: Hardcore Thursday Sportsman Action Photos!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re here at the 2017 NHRA World Finals and we spent the day blasting photos during what we affectionately call “Hardcore Thursday”. That’s...

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Carnage of the Week: Davy Jones Wrecks Huge at 1986 IMSA Race

Man, this one has it all. Brock Yates and Steve Evans on the call, killer 1980’s IMSA GTP cars, and a massive wreck at high speeds. Davy Jones was the driver and he somehow managed to walk...

Ford Confirms that 2.0L Eco-Boost Engine is On the Way

According to the Edmunds “Straightline” blog, Ford has confirmed that production will begin on a 2.0L four-cylinder Ecoboost engine. The plant will be offered in several models across the...

Plexi-nosed Lakester On eBay

KNN (The Kris News Network) alerted us to a super cool Lakester that is currently up for sale on eBay. Powered by a motorcycle engine that’s snorting nitrous, the former airplane drop tank is a...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Faux Touring at Work

This week’s photographic gem was shot from the hip though the windshield of the import junk rental car Chad and I had during our stay in Bowling Green for the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod...

World’s Largest Production Motorcycle Completed

Thanks to Dave Wallace for the tip on this one. The Gunbus 410, the world’s largest production motorcycle has been born in Germany. It sports a 410ci V-Twin motor and tips the scales at...

Site of the Week: 1970’s Paint Job Showcase

Love them or hate them, you have to recognize 1970s custom paint jobs as some of the wildest and most unique in hot rodding history. Lace, panels, whatever you could dream up in a drug-induced haze...

Columnist: Mayfield Mess a Black Eye for NASCAR

As the Jeremy Mayfield saga continues to wear on, more and more columnists have been offering their opinions onthe case. One of the most lucid of these columns we read was a submission from Tom...

Next Gen Lunar Rover Could be a Pickup Truck

No, it won’t look, sound, or feel anything like a pickup truck, but it may have a small box on the back and a bulldozer blade on the front, according to a USA Today report. Engineers all across...

ADRL Shopping for Race Tracks?

The American Drag Racing League, more commonly known as the ADRL, is the doorslammer-centric sanctioning body which has takent he world of drag racing by storm over the last few years. ADRL’s...

Check it out: Cool Feature on Van Nuys Cruising Scene

It’s been a while since something made us long to live in California, but the revival of the cruising scene on Van Nuys Blvd. has us doing just that. The guys at RadorBad.com have posted a...

Castrol Develops a Motorcycle-Riding Robot

In a news item that we will use to mark the beginning of the end of humankind, Castrol has introduced it’s motorcycle riding robot named Flossie. We have no idea why they named this thing...

You Had a Contract With Old GM? Better Check on That

Sure, this news is from last week, but frankly we didn’t see anyone else pick up on it, so we’re snatching it up like a bum on a ham sandwich. With New GM blazing toward profitability and...

Book Review: Ideas Book Hot Rods by Dain Gingerelli

This week’s book review subject is Idea Book: Hot Rods by Dain Gingerelli. It is essentially a collection of more than 500 photos of many hot rods, customs, roadsters and coupes that is...

Minnesota Congresswoman Fires Off an Editorial Aimed at “Government Motors”

Minnesota Republican Representative Michelle Bachmann is the co-sponsor (along with 241 other congressmen and woman) of a recent bill that would essentially restore the contracts of the dealers that...