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LIVE Bracket Racing: The SPARCO Fall Fling’s Final Day Of Racing LIVE Starts Right Here

The Fling Bracket Racing Series has come to be known as the top big money bracket racing series in the country. With races like the Spring Fling Million, and next year’s $500k Fall Fling in...

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Funny Car Chaos Photo Coverage: Singleton & Jackson Conquer Funny Car Chaos Season Finale in Texas

(Words by Chris Graves. Photos by Wes Ramsey, Steve Scott, Russell Brown, Paul Fields, Steven & Dallas Wilson, Ken Bennett, Jason Bryant) The fourth and final event of the 2018 Funny Car Chaos...

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Hot Take: Kye Kelly Selling All Of His Stuff And John Gaydosh’s Departure From NHRA Pro Stock Are Ironically Linked

(Submitted by Frank Welsh) – Editor’s note: Reader Frank Welsh sent us this well crafted editorial with a look at the recent announcement that Kye Kelly is selling all of his stuff and...

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Video: How Stevie Fast Jackson Won The 2018 NHRA US Nationals – An Amazingly Improbable Victory

It was ugly. It was worse than ugly. This was embarrassing. Stevie Fast Jackson was cruising toward his third DNQ in a row as part of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series. This was after building...

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2018 PDRA Drag Wars Coverage: GALOT Motorsports Park Was Packed With The Fastest Doorslammers On Earth

(Photos by David Whealon) – The 2018 PDRA Drag Wars event is in the books and we have some fantastic photo coverage from the race to dazzle you with today. David Whealon was at GALOT...

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C10s in The Park Coverage: Over 850 Trucks Packed The Park In Texas – Photos Here

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We love the stories of events that started as small gatherings and have exploded into massive, nationally known shin-digs. Such is the case with the Brothers...

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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...

WJ and KJ Dropped by GM?

DragRacingOnline.com is reporting that General Motors has withdrawn its sponsorship of Warren and Kurt Johnson’s NHRA Pro Stock operation. This is a virtual death blow for Warren...

eBay Pick of the Week: M/T Crossram for Ford FE Motors

When the nostalgia craze went into overdrive a few years ago, tons of old-timers dragged their vintage multi-carb intakes off the garage shelves and tossed them onto eBayMotors.com to auction them...

Monday Time Killer: Craig’s Helper

Warning: disregard this post if you are a car-shopping junkie. This could turn you to junk for days as we reveal CraigsHelper.com, a site with the ability to search every single city and region...

108 Photos: Today’s Pomona Swap Meet

Today’s Pomona Swap Meet started out a little slowly at 5:00 a.m. under a heavy overcast, but traffic picked up throughout the day. Even so, it was a little down in size overall and for the...

A New Race for $1,000 Cars

There’s a new race that’s going up against the 24 Hours of Lemons and Grassroots Motorsports‘ $2,00X Challenge in the world of super-dirt-cheap events: it’s the San Diego...

Clint: Gran Torino

The buzz on the new Clint Eastwood flick has been on automotive forums for months thanks to its title and co-star: Gran Torino. Yes, as is Ford. In case you had not seen the trailer yet, go here to...

Chad vs. Brian: 1,320 or 1,000 Feet?

Interestingly, both Chad and Brian handed in news items this week regarding the fact that the IHRA is going to hold the line at 1,320 feet for the Fuel cars while NHRA has whacked the track to 1,000...

SEMA Stands Up Against Scrappage Plans

The federal government and hot rodding are never two things we want to hear much about in the same sentence because it’s bound to make us lose our lunch. Thank God for SEMA. There’s a...