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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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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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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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Found! Lost Photos of Rusty’s Chassis Swap

Dudes!  We found some old pictures of Rusty, our 1956 Chevy Bel Air Wagon, as it was going together back in 2000. Chad’s Dad, Walt Reynolds, found them this week and sent them over....

Reminder: Tune in to Hear Lohnes, Nitro Funnies, Pro Mods, and More Tomorrow Night!

Lohnes didn’t want you guys and girls out there on the interwebs to forget that he’s going to be rocking the mic tomorrow night at New England Dragway for their “Funny Cars Under...

It’s Official: Ford to Build Another Batch of Cobra Jets in 2010!

We knew it was coming, but Ford Racing has made the official announcement that they will build another batch of bad ass Cobra Jet Mustangs for 2010. The initial success of the program seems to have...

Recession? Parking Space Sells for 300K in Boston

Boston is easily the worst city in America to drive around. Urban planning didn’t exist when the roads were laid out in the 16 and 1700’s. Add to the face that most of the city has been...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: The Swedes are Going to Own Saab Again

This week’s Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink is a cause for celebration because it appears that Swedish boutique sports car manufacturer Koenigsegg is going to purchase the Saab brand...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: 1963 Cadillac Hearse/Ambulance

With all the fun the guys that built the 1962 Dodge Dart “Nun-Runner” Limo are having on the Power Tour, we got to thinking about alternative platforms for a hot rod toy. We found this...

Hot Rod Power Tour Media Blitz!

There’s tons of coverage flooding in from all over the web with respect to the Hot Rod Power Tour. We wish we were there in person, but the photos and videos are keeping us in the thick of the...

Our Friends Have Cool Junk: Charger Daytona Pro Mod Edition

We have some fast friends, not the least of which is Peter Farber. Pete is dedicated Mopar guy and has had some wild race cars over the years. This however, is the topper of them all. The culmination...

Wretched Excess: Twin Turbo Viper V10 Powered Wrangler

This one has the potential to pull the toupee off your head. Take a Jeep Wrangler and load it with a Viper engine packing twin turbos, rinse, lather, and repeat.  Think of this thing like a...

Carnage of the Week: Mud Truck Donuts Result in Fire

Blowing donuts in the snow is one of the few things that we dig about the winter. We’re sure these guys were having a blast as well. They were fooling around with their gigantic mud truck until...

Take a Hint: Survey Says 81% of People Want the Government Out of the Car Biz

Just in case you thought you were in the minority being uncomfortable with the government running GM, you’re not. A recent survey conducted by AutoPacific pretty much confirmed eight of the...

SEMA Does Its Best to Take the Edge Off of Clunkers Plan

Just minutes ago SEMA sent out a press release to detail the work they did in trying to lessen the blow of the “Cash for Clunkers” program that the government is hell bent on pushing upon...

Sand Drags Covered by the New York Times

We’ll take any motorsports coverage wer can these days, espcecially if it involves something outside of the mainstream bodies like NASCAR and the NHRA. The sand drags are about as close to...

Whitworth Collection to be Auctioned Off: Dozens of Incredible Cars on the Docket

This is the big one, quite literally the auction to end all auctions. Jungle Jim’s real Nova Funny Car, several of Ohio George’s race cars, a couple of real General Lees, the 1965 Dodge...