.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.
2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

Read more

Drag Race Action Gallery: 2018 End Of Season Nostalgia Throwdown At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The end of the season has become a nostalgia tradition at Elk Creek Dragway’s last race of the year allowing only older cars to participate....

Read more

Oddly Fun Gallery: The Motorama Auto Museum Is One Of The Strangest In America – Check Out Our Photos!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I headed up to nothern Wisconsin for a three day weekend, the land of fish frys, supper clubs and brandy old fashioned cocktails. In the hotel lobby was a...

Read more

1960s and 70s Vintage Drag Racing Action – Incredible Film! Little Red Wagon Wreck, All Kinds of Cars, Just Awesome

Few videos featuring vintage drag racing action from the 1960s and 1970s can come within a country mile of being close to how bad ass this one is. A friend tipped us off to the recently uploaded...

Read more

Trail Braking: The Guys From Team O’Neil Rally School Show Us How, And It’s Fun!

I like trail braking. It is my natural tendency, and has been since I first started running fast on mountain roads growing up. I never knew what trail braking was until I went to Bob...

Read more

Real No Prep! Racing From The Wrong End Of The Track! LIVE Right Here Saturday

Dig or Die at 710 Dragway promises to be an unforgettable event, and it all goes LIVE on Saturday at 2pm Eastern Time thanks to our friends at MotorManiaTV. Click the link below to see all the racing...

Read more

 

Barstormin’: The One Favorite Car

After hearing about the death of Pontiac and drawing a heavy breath, I, like lots of us car guys took a few minutes to think about my experiences with the fabled and now doomed brand. My thoughts...

eBay Pick of the Week: Magazine Cars

For this week’s eBay surfing, we decided to just search cars and trucks that had been in magazines. Usually that turns up an insider or two looking to flip a car and make a buck, but this time...

Monday Time Killer: Arizona Racing History

If you’re even a little bit like us, then you get really turned on by old racing images and history, even if the cars and the stories are not from your local area. That’s why we loved the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Is There a Reason NOT To?

This “Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink” was the one weekly blog item we dreamed up and we thought that it may be a bit of a stretch to make it work. Luckily for us, the automotive...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The F2Y Sea Dart

Looking at some strange Russian and German vehicles had us thinking that we needed to highlight some good old American creative thinking and our thoughts rushed to a strange plane that never made it...

Event Coverage: The NEATTA Antique Tractor Show and Pull

I love old tractors. I really have no idea why but I have just as much love for a 1948 Ford 8N as I do a 1970 LS6 Chevelle. Luckily, show season is getting cranked up here in New England and we...

Cool Old Press Photos: Mercury’s Thermostatically Controlled Fan Drive

Here’s a little retro-tech from Ford’s Mercury division as we look at the major leap automotive development that came along with this little number that the rest of the world calls a...

Gearhead Destination: Rausch Creek Off-Road Park

The whole four-wheel-drive thing is weird. If you’ve never been bombing through the woods or on trails with a 4×4 before, you think nothing of it and kind of dismiss it. The first time you...

NHRA Accepts Moser 8-3/4 Rearend Housing For Stock Eliminator

Racers competing in Mopar products within Stock Eliminator caught a break recently as the NHRA announced that it will accept Moser Engineering’s 8¾ rearend housing as legal equipment....

Well Known Racing Journalist David Poole Passes

One of the best known, most read, and most respected racing journalists in America, David Poole, passed away on Tuesday of an apparent heart attack. Poole worked for the Charlotte Observer newspaper...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: Lloyd Scott’s Bustle Bomb

There were twin-engine dragsters before the Bustle Bomb, but none were as successful as Lloyd Scott’s rather strange creation. That was due to several factors which Scott was able to use his...

Book Review: Hot Rod Garages

Some books you buy for the words and some you buy for the pictures. Hot Rod Garages by Peter Vincent has words, but the incredible photography tells the stories that the book is trying to tell. This...

Chapter 11 Re-Org for Source Interlink, Publisher of Hot Rod, Car Craft, and Way More

Yikes! We knew things were ugly in the world of the inky fingered magazines but it appears that the situation is downright dire. Source Interlink, the company that publishes the majority of car rags...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Caddy Smack

This one totally qualifies as schadenfreude, or in English, taking delight in someone else’s misfortune. Conversely, it doesn’t really qualify as a wreck, seeing as nothing was really...