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Tonka Toys Had The Best Ad Campaign In 1972 That Has Ever Existed For Toys

If there’s one complaint that we have about kids toys in the modern age is that they are not all that well made on the whole and on top of that they don’t really inspire a lot of...

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Trailer Burnouts Are Cool, And 1320Video Got Some Good Ones On Film From Rocky Mountain Race Week.

1320Video Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018 has been a riot! And part of the fun has been all the weirdo antics that everyone has been doing, including myself who did some things that perhaps were a bit...

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Current Standings And Tons Of Photos From Ozark Raceway On Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018

Yesterday we were driving across Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma on our way from Ozark Raceway in Rogersville, Missouri to Noble Oklahoma’s Thunder Valley. Thunder Valley has been around for a...

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This 1970 Harley-Davidson Video From Bonneville Features, Bikes, Cars, Bikinis, and The Endless Salt

Yes, that’s Burt Munroe in the lead photo and he’s just the tip of the iceberg of cool in this video made by Harley-Davidson at Bonneville Speed Week 1970. As we have locked down our...

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2018 NHRA Fitzgerald USA Thunder Valley Nationals Pro Mod Action Photos – Doorslammers On Parade!

(Photos be Benoit Pigeon) – It is the NHRA’s largest heads-up category. The E3 Spark Plugs pro mod series presented by J&A Services with a weekend race sponsor of Elite Motorsports...

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Day Three At Rocky Mountain Race Week Was Full Of Action And Adventure

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) We were trying to post this up last night but things were crazy on the road, we’ll be catching you all up today though so that you are ready for this mornings racing...

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Ace Manzo Owns Maple Grove: Records 10th Straight National Event Win At the Grove

In terms of wild drag racing stats, this one ranks right up there with some of the best. With yesterday’s final round defeat of Marc White (on a hole shot no less!) Frank Manzo won his 10th...

All Points Bulletin: Truck full of Nitromethane Stolen

This is potentially very bad. Outlaw Racing Fuels is reporting that they have had a truck full of 55-gallon drums of nitromethane stolen in Nevada. The truck is decorated with both the Outlaw Racing...

Monday Time Killer: Aussie V8 Jet Sprint Super Boats

Few things are more insane and mind blowing than watching Aussie V8 Superboat racing. These boats, which make up to 1,200 hp by some accounts, are literally thrust along by a water jet unit beneath...

EFI to NASCAR? Looks Like It

You had to know it was coming at some point, but it looks now, more so than ever, that electronic fuel injection will make its way into the ranks of NASCAR. Everything that we have researched seems...

Steamin Ain’t Easy: Brits in Space-age Steam Racer Still Not Able to Claim Record

Somewhere the Stanley Brothers are smiling. Their more than 100-year-old land speed record for a steam-powered vehicle still stands as this piece is being written, even though a well funded, highly...

Killer El Camino Exchange Student on eBay

We were tipped off to the auction of this killer 1970 Chevy El Camino on eBay. It’s totally awesome from the vinyl top all the way down to the TKO 6000 trans. There’s a 710hp, 540ci...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Cash for Clunkers Program Ends Monday; Still Three Days Too Long

On Monday, our long, national gearhead nightmare officially ends. The government announced on Thursday that the mess of Cash For Clunkers will be put to rest. Maybe politicians decided that they had...

World’s Longest Standing Speed Record in Jeopardy Tomorrow; Brits Have the Car to Do it

The longest standing land speed record in the world is that for a steam powered car. Back in 1908, a man named Fred Marriott drove the Stanley Steamer Rocket (pictured) to a terminal speed of 127...

eBay’s Motors Master Contest: Two Weeks Left to Enter

Fire up your video camera and enter the eBay Motors Motors Master contest! All you need to do to enter is to shoot some video of yourself and your latest and greatest project. You can win a host of...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Chevy Car Hauler Goodness

We’ve never made a secret of our love for car haulers. Be they old cab-over-engine trucks, modern enclosed jobs, or the totally cool units that were used to tote 1960s drag race iron around, we...

Blame It on the Cat: Attorneys For Lisa Mayfield Claim Confrontation Was Brought on by Cat

This is impossible to top. Lisa Mayfield’s attorneys claim that she made her way to Jeremy Mayfield’s 400-acre farm, while drunk, to take possession of a cat whose custody has been under...

Hot Rod Drag Week Hotels Announced

Hot Rod Magazine recently announced the host hotels for the 2009 running of Drag Week. If you are headed out on the event, spectating, or are a groupie (weird!) this is the list you need to make sure...

Great Rant: De Lorenzo Brings the Thunder Again

Man, this is a rant. A full on, sit down and listen, rant. Autoextremist.com’s Peter De Lorenzo, a long time automotive advertising executive has had it up to his eyeballs with GM’s new...

Danica’s Not Headed for F1; NASCAR a Possibility

Ridelust.com is reporting that the new kids on the F1 block, USF1, has removed themselves from the Danica Patrick chase, leaving the door open for her potential switch to NASCAR. We’d be pretty...