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Watch Lights Out 9 LIVE Right Here – MotorManiaTv Broadcast Continues At 10am Today!

It’s baaaaaack! That’s right, this is the spot that you’ll be watching from to see the most insane, fast, wild, and weird drag race of them all. Lights Out 9 kicks off tonight at...

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The Hoonigan Crew Shoots King Of The Hammers! Just When You Thought Tire Smoke Was Their Only Game.

The Hoonigan boys and girls are all about loud and fast and fun, which means that King of the Hammers fits their bill. Most people would think so, but there isn’t much that is crazier than the...

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Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018 Registration Starts Today! Join The Coolest Drag Racing Road Trip On Earth!

We’ve done Drag Week, Rocky Mountain Race Week, Power Tour, and a jillion other road trips so many times we can’t count how many times we’ve been across this wonderful land behind...

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Soaking Behemoth – The Mack Super Pumper Was A Locomotive Engined Fire Fighter That Could Extinguish Hell Itself (And Often Did)

(Lead image: Philip Goldstein) – In the early 1960s the New York City Fire Department was facing a host of problems. The world around them was growing ever taller, ever more compact, and ever...

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Watch Ron Clark Suffer A Massive Wreck In Bugzilla That Kicked Off Lights Out 8

The first pair at Lights Out 8 on Wednesday night was set to be a fun one. A tandem of cars that summarize the reason so many people love this style of drag racing. A VW Bug with a blown small block...

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Crazy Video: Watch Brittany Force Suffer A Massive Crash In Her Top Fuel Dragster At The NHRA Winternationals

The thousands of fans that streamed into Auto Club Raceway at Pomona last weekend expected to see a lot of stuff but they did not expect to see Brittany Force suffer a massive crash in her top fuel...

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Video of the Week: LSX V-8 Motor Swapped Into a Subaru WRX!

Well, this is certainly a swap we never saw coming. This Subaru WRX, which formerly was sporting a flat four, is now packing some very healthy sounding GM LSX V8 motorvation. There’s nothing...

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Great Photos of Harry Miller’s Race Cars

We have to thank KNN (The Kris News Network) for the tip about this awesome coverage of an event held at the Milwaukee Mile featuring many of the famous race cars built and influenced by Harry...

Potential New Drag Strip in Washington State Appears to be Dead in the Water

We figured that we should cap off a junky day of news with another piece of junky news. A group of drag racers in Forks, Washington, has been seeking a location where they can build a drag strip....

Bastards! Thief Steals ’69 Mustang; Crashes with Owner Hanging Out Window

We realize that this has been a downer of a news day, but hey, that’s how the cookie crumbles sometimes. This is the most depressing story we have read for quite some time. If you’ve ever...

Honda Creates Program to Support Grassroots Racing Efforts of Customers

We sure as hell wish we could be reporting this news was coming from a domestic manufacturer, but we’re guessing with the whole governmemt control thing, racing is looked upon with a stink eye....

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: 880ci on the Garage Floor

I hate heat waves. We’re locked into a miserable one here in New England currently. Temps over 90 degrees and humidity to match, it’s like we’re in bayou country. The flipside of...

Chrysler Archives Raided; GM’s Historical Documents at Risk of Destruction?

TheTruthAboutCars.com published an editorial recently that nearly drove us to tears. Apparently Chrysler has forsaken a large portion of its historical archive, to the point of allowing employees to...

Site of the Week: National Sand Drag News

Sand drag racing is an interesting deal. The equipment runs, like in asphalt racing, from stockers right up to blown nitro-burning dragsters. They throw rooster tails that could bury buildings if...

NY Times Editorial: Muscle Cars are Bad

In case you didn’t realize, the whole car hobby thing that we all know and love is kind of under attack. Nothing has weenie car haters all wound up more than the fact that all three domestic...

NASCAR Claims to Have Multiple Witnesses Against Mayfield; Court Date Set for Trial

The Charlotte Observer is reporting that NASCAR lawyers filed court papers stating that they have multiple witnesses available to testify that Jeremy Mayfield used meth on many occasions and...

Good Read: Racer Documents Red Tape in Dealing With Insurance From on Track Injuries

Steve Iverson is a life long drag racer who had the unfortunate luck to suffer a serious wreck (our illustrative photo does not depict thie wreck) during an NHRA event at Pacific Raceways in...

The Eastwood Company Launches New Brand of Hard Parts

The Eastwood Company is normally known for its restoration products, paint and body stuff, and tools that are hard to find. Now it is ready to move to the next level and start supplying its own brand...

Lutz Goes Out on Vacation Swinging at Ad Agencies

Bob Lutz has made his presence known in a major way in the marketing department and with GM’s myriad advertising agencies. Apparently at a meeting on July 14th, Lutz panned the recent work of...

Barnstormin’: Rooting for Mayfield or Against NASCAR?

Following every breaking tid-bit on the Jeremy Mayfield vs. NASCAR case, with the sanctioning body accusing the driver of meth use, has gotten me thinking about the whole situation and the way people...