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PRI 2018 Is In Full Swing And Here Is Our First Gallery Of Photos: Race Parts And Race Car Nirvana!

It’s December in Indianapolis and that means the PRI Show is in full swing downtown! The Performance Racing Industry Show is mecca for race car guys as every racing parts company is on hand...

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The Final Pomona Swap Meet Of 2018 Was Awesome, And We’ve Got Tons Of Photos Of Parts And Cars To Prove It

We don’t need to tell you just how iconic the Pomona Swap Meet is, because everyone knows it is one of THE places to go for any car guy. Parts, cars, beer, bbq and awesome people make this a...

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OUSCI 2018 Photos: The Ultimate Street Car Invitational Delivers!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series runs throughout the year, with competitors putting their cars through their paces in order to win class at an event and...

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2018 Houston Autorama Coverage: The Show Cars, Trucks, Racers and More Made This One HUGE

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Traditions are something that people hold near and dear whether we’re talking about automotive traditions or family, or anything else really. Traditions...

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Bo’s BACK: Bo Butner Announces Full-Time Return To NHRA Pro Stock with KB Racing

A drag racing class that was in need of some good news got some yesterday with the announcement that Bo Butner will be returning to run the full slate of 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series pro...

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HOLIDAZE18: SAVE $400 On A Classic Dash And AutoMeter Gauges For Your Muscle Car, Truck, Classic, And More!

It’s that time of year! Savings are in the air and the holiday spirit is among us! Classic Dash, your only source for ultra high quality dash inserts and gauges, is pleased to bring you...

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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...

The Obscure Muscle Car Parking Lot: 24 Oddball Cars

Over at CarDomain.com, the blog contains a recurring series that’s called The Obscure Muscle Car Parking Lot. Blogger Jim Brennan digs up some under-appreciated rides, gives a little history,...

The Top 11 Worst Parts Found in the Performance Aisle at a Chain Auto Parts Store

This one was tough. Every large chain parts store has a performance or dress up aisle filled with automotive abominations that should never be spoken of, let along applied to the defenseless flanks...