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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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F-Bomb Camaro at the Fast and Furious Hollywood Premiere

Better late than never, huh? It was nearly two weeks ago and I’m only reporting on it now, but we did manage to weasel our way in for the hot action when we attended the Fast and Furious...

Gearhead Destination: The Blue Ridge Parkway

A while back we told you to go check out the Tail of the Dragon, an amazing stretch of road that will test your nerve and your ability to toss your junk through the corners. Today we’re sending...

Comp Cams Acquires Quarter Master Clutches

Comp Cams continues to build a portfolio of strong brands with the addition of Quarter Master Industries to its corporate docket. Quarter Master builds high-performance clutches and driveline parts...

Video of the Week: Trans-Am 1969

This right here is more than five minutes of video zen of SCCA Trans-Am racing in 1969. It seems to be a portion of a longer video and it has all the feeling of some type of promo. We dig the natural...

Nostalgia Fuel Funny Cars will Assault the East Coast this Summer!

This announcement really kicks some ass for us East Coasters. For too long, the West Coast guys have had a hammerlock on the nostalgia nitro Funny Car craze. Now we’re getting our dose of the...

Cool Video: King of the Hammers

Three weeks ago our friend Fred Williams at 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine told us that he was going to compete in King of the Hammers, a rockcrawling off-road race held in Johnson Valley,...

F1 Pay Cut: Send Fernando Alonso a Few Bucks

Brother, can you spare a dime for team Renault F1 driver Fernando Alonso? His pay was cut by 33% recently and instead of making a modest $17.5 million dollars a year, he will be forced to scrape by...

BangShift Chad Will Be On Site at Goodguys Pleasanton and Del Mar

The real old Barris Batmobile is going to be on display at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together in Pleasanton, California, this weekend. They obviously didn’t know that our own BangShift Chad...

Lohnes Pic of the Week: Dude, Your ‘Chute is Hanging Out

One of the more embarrassing things that can happen to the pilot of a high-powered drag car is premature parachute ejection. If the condition persists for more than four hours consult a crew chief....

Site of the Week: Internet Car Movie Database

Most people know about the Internet Movie Database. It’s a massive site that has info on just about every movie and television show ever made. A lot of people though, have no idea that there is...

Yates No. 28 Travis Kvapil NASCAR Team Shuts Down

Don’t go looking for the number 28 on the track this weekend. ESPN and NASCAR.com are reporting that Yates Racing has suspended all operations of the team and sent most of the crew people to...

Milan Dragway Dropped by IHRA, Now Sanctioned by NHRA

Milan Dragway, which was jettisoned last week by the IHRA for as yet undisclosed reasons, has signed a sanctioning agreement with the NHRA and will now abide by its rules and regulations. If you are...

Scorpion Performance May Buy Crane Cams

Thanks to BigBlockRanger on our message boards, it’s been brought to our attention that News-JournalOnline.com is reporting that Scorpion Performance is negotiating to buy the remnants of Crane...

Check It Out: ClunkBucket.com

Mike Bumbeck is our friend. More importantly though, Mike Bumbeck is a crazy person with a new website we want you to check out. Bumbeck is a talented writer, lover of the nostalgia drags, freelancer...