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Gospel In The Wind: This 1936 Chevrolet Standard Coupe Pick-Up Is A Vision To The Past

I could’ve sat there in the grass for an hour, just staring at what I was looking at. This could’ve easily been the 1930s…there was no noise except for my breathing and a slight...

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The FTI Summer Shootout Big Money Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

SFG Promotions presents the FTI Summer Shootout from US131 in Michigan. This is the 6th race in this big money bracket race series and all the action is going on live throughout the weekend....

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2018 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up And Hauling At The Old Track In Epping

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – It was the most attended drag race in the 52 year history of New England Dragway and the fans on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday got one heck of a show. From wheels up...

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Watch All Three of Travis Pastrana’s Las Vegas Jumps With Replays Right Here – He Did It!

It was pretty wild to watch. Travis Pastrana, decked out in identical leathers to his iconic hero Evel Knievel completed a series of three jumps in Las Vegas last night that were done as tributes to...

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STOLEN: Help Find This Racer’s Entire Setup…Car, Truck And Trailer All Disappeared!

We hate thieves with a passion we can’t properly express here due to our self-censorship. There is nothing that will rip the bottom out of your stomach faster than finding out that the gear you...

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Riding With Alex Taylor… Rocky Mountain Race Week Part Two!

Alex Taylor’s new series Riding With Alex Taylor is just the kind of thing we like to see from her. This chick is cool as hell for a lot of reasons, but seeing her tuning, driving, laughing,...

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Vintage NASCAR-NAGE Video: Lee Petty and Johnny Beauchamp Leave the Ball Yard in 1960

First we’ll say that it defies logic that either of these men lived, let alone both. This is another piece of old nascar footage from Daytona. It was also shot in 1960, like the large wreck of...

Mayfield In Court, Judge Confused About Brian France’s Address

As we reported yesterday, the legal teams representing former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield and the sanctioning body were in court today to settle differences in opinion about sharing information...

Breaking News: Bob Tasca Sr., Legendary Ford Dealer and Performance Icon, Has Passed Away

The patriarch of the Tasca Family, the creator of both the Ford Thunderbolt, and Cobra Jet Mustang, the man who nearly single handedly brought John Force into the Ford fold, and the man who fostered...

Henry Ford Museum Pops The Hoods of Display Cars

The Henry Ford museum has a section called Automobiles in American life, and since 1987, all the cars in that section have been on display with their hoods closed. Museum officials have decided to...

eBay Auction for Boyd Coddington’s Last Project Car Ends Today

On New Years Eve we reported that the French Connection, the last car to come from the shop of Boyd Coddington, was being sold on eBay. That auction ends today, and we know you’ll be watching....

Vintage NASCAR-nage Video: 37-Car Wreck at Daytona in 1960

We seem to be on a bit of a nostalgia NASCAR video hot streak lately. This footage is truly killer. It was shot at a 250-mile Modified race run at Daytona in 1960. The field consisted of 73 different...

Don Prudhomme Retires From Drag Racing

The storied, 47-year career of drag racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme has drawn to a close. In an announcement that was made on Thursday, January 7, Prudhomme thanked his fans and...

Craigslist Pick: When Custom Paint Goes Wrong

When we saw photos of this four-door 1957 Chevy for sale in New Jersey we flashed back to a strange time in history called the 1990s. During that time, it was acceptable and in some cases encouraged...

Video: The Coolest NASCAR Film of All Time

Bar none, end of story, this video featuring clips from NASCAR racing in the 1960s is the coolest stock car racing video we have ever seen. There’s Ford FEs running with the valve covers off,...

Action In the Jeremy Mayfield Case Scheduled for Thursday

On Thursday, the legal teams for NASCAR and Jeremy Mayfield have to meet with a Federal judge due to some issues with the discovery phase of the lawsuit. Basically, the NASCAR attorneys are claiming...

Old Time Carnage Video: Ancient Stock Car Flies Off Track and Wipes Out Grandstand

All we really have to work with on this video is the date, which is 1960 and the place, which is Darlington Speedway. Let’s just say that it was a bad day to be sitting in the elevated...

NASCAR Scene Weekly Publication Bites the Dust

NASCAR Scene, which for nearly 30 years has been the weekly publication of record covering the world of stock car racing, is no more. The vast majority of the staff was laid off on Tuesday and word...

GM Chief On Saab: Pay Up, Sucka

We’re liking GM Chairman Ed Whitacre more and more. He’s been rip-roaring through the management ranks at the General, replacing the old guard with new people who want to light a fire...

War on Racetracks: Social Circle Residents Form Opposition Group to Proposed Drag Strip

Nattering nabobs in Social Circle, Georgia, trying to protect what must be the last utopian community in America, have formed an opposition group to lobby against a proposed drag strip project in the...