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The FM3 Road Trip 2018 Is On And We Are Having So Much Fun! Take A Look At Our Photos

The FM3 RoadTrip: Cars and Cones is a really bitchin event and we’re so thrilled to be a part of it again this year. We’re lucky as hell to be driving Ridetech’s original 48-Hour...

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Viva Las Vegas 2018 Photo Coverage: This Is Our Opening Gallery From The HUGE Vegas Party!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with the beginning of our yearly tradition of loading you up with photos from the massive Viva Las Vegas car show which draws cars and people from...

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Historic Gearhead Americana Gallery: From Futureliners To 1970s Ford Vans, These Photos Rule

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital Collection) – It has been a while since I have roamed the digital stacks at the Detroit Public Library but finding myself with a few minutes the...

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BANGshift’s LIVE Streaming Video From The Spring Fling Million In Vegas Starts Wednesday Around Noon!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Wednesday thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama Coverage: Great Photos From This Long Running Show!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – The 63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama is a definite mouthful. I am glad I am writing about the show instead of having to say this like...

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PDRA East Coast Spring Nationals Coverage: The Baddest Doorslammers In The Land Are Back!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was a parade of bad ass performances that carried PDRA’s first winners of 2018 to glory at GALOT Motorsports Park during the East Coast Spring Nationals. A...

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Dumpster Diving Pays! Now Tell Us What To Do

Every now and again we’re faced with such a colossal dilemma we need to seek outside help. Normally it’s our parole officer, but luckily for you fair reader, we’re turning your way...

The Violation Game: Fakers!

Recently I’ve been faced with an ever-increasing glut of rat rods, retro rods, or whatever you want to call them, with phony valve covers on small-block Chevys. I hate that. If you have a...

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...