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The Ridetech 48-Hour 2nd Gen Camaro Build Is On At Barrett-Jackson! And It Sure Is Fun!

This is our 4th 48-Hour build and this time it is a bitchin orange 1970 Camaro that is getting the full boogie build LIVE at Barrett-Jackson with a full audience and everything. The car is getting a...

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 Is On And We’ll Be Here All Week: Here Are Our First TWO Galleries Of Photos

If you haven’t been to Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale during Auction Week you are missing out on one hell of a cool spectacle. And when I say spectacle, I mean it. This is part car show, part...

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Rally At The Ridge Photo Coverage Part 2: From the Bluesmobiles To Pro Street This Show Ruled

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’re back with another photo coverage installment of the Rally at The Ride show as shot by Mike Brooks. We told you the other day that we lost the handle on...

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The Bullitt Is Back – Ford Introduces 2019 Bullitt Mustang – 475hp, 163mph, and Ford Unveiled It With The Original Car On Stage!

Ford has revived the special edition Bullitt Mustang as a tribute to the car from the famed movie that starred Steve McQueen and more importantly one of the most iconic car chases in movie history....

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Here’s The Latest Photos From The Tour de’ Orange SoCal Cruise

The cruise route was great, and had us cruising from Aliso Viejo over to Pacific Coast Highway and then up the coast through Laguna Beach and then up near Newport Beach. There we turned inland and...

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More Photos From The First Donut Derelicts Cruise In Of 2018

Last weekend was the first Donut Derelicts show of 2018 and we got a couple galleries worth of photos to share with you. We showed you the first one on Sunday, but if you missed it then CLICK THIS...

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Web Site of the Week: StreetMuscleAction.com

This week’s highlighted site is StreetMuscleAction.com, a video site brought to you by magazine freelancer (you’ll most likely know his name from Circle Track and Hot Rod) and FJY forum...

More Cool Dave Wallace Photos: The Corvair Van Jump

When we first fired up the Junkyard we ran a news item on photos of Dave Wallace’s Road Runner from back when it was new in 1969. If you don’t know Wallace (D2), he’s a longtime...

Vintage race Car of the Week: The Tyrell P34

Maybe this is the week I’ve gone off the deep end, but I think this is the coolest Formula One car in history. I first saw this car looking through some old racing books at the town library...

George Ray’s Wildcat Dragstrip Revisited

Among the last things I posted at the old CarJunkieTV site was a blog and photo gallery about George Ray’s Wildcat Dragstrip in Paragould, Arkansas. I didn’t want those memories to go...

Book Review: The Unfair Advantage

Mark Donohue had one of the most spectacular careers in the history of American race car drivers. He drove everything, literally: NASCAR, Formula One, Trans Am, Indy cars, IROC…hell he probably...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The Jeep Truck

This week’s pic reminds me that it’s been way too long since my friend Rick Pewe and I have embarked on one of our off-road adventures called DED Tours (DED = Dirt Every Day, plus we...

Drag Pak Challenger Factory Documents Revealed Here

Reading yesterday’s news item about Don Garlits scoring the very first of the “production” Challenger Drag Pak cars reminded us that we’d been privvy to some of the internal...

IHRA Sues a Member Track for $764,000

The short story: IHRA is taking San Antonio Raceway’s ownership to court for $764,000. As with any matter that heads to the courtroom, both sides are mum on details. If we had to guess,...

116 Photos: The John Force Holiday Car Show

While a lot of you were getting ready for a white Christmas, here in sunny Southern California we were hobnobbing with John Force and Jay Leno at Force’s Christmas Car Show, Open House, and Toy...

Big Daddy Scores the First Drag Pak Challenger, and Will Race It!

Thank the Gods of Speed, there is a piece of good news to report! First that the Challenger Drag Pak cars are starting to be delivered to owners and that Big Daddy Don Garlits will own the first one....

Barnstormin’: When “Spec” Doesn’t Suck

Most racing fans (myself included) like to complain about the seemingly endless creep of “spec” cars into the upper echelon of just about every racing series on Earth. It’s the Car...

Get a Galpin Mustang GT for Dirt Cheap

Galpin Motors, which always reminds us that it is the largest-volume Ford dealer in the world, just announced that it’s selling a fleet of 40 Mustang GTs for just $18,995 each. The cars have an...

Blowfish Coming to a Small Screen Near You

We’re normally too busy hunting for news, moving our project cars, or scoping sweet deals on Craigslist to watch the television, but every once in a while we get wind of something neat and tune...

Hooker Headers’ Chevette Found!

Anyone remember this? In the Oct. ’82 issue of Hot Rod magazine there was an engine-swap story that included a few pages on the Hooker Headers ’76 Chevy Chevette that was treated to a...