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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) –¬†Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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Ford Parts Inspired by the Cobra Jet Mustangs

It’s almost like the 1960s again with Ford Racing stepping up to sell you the same stuff that was used to build last year’s Cobra Jet Mustangs. Those are the same cars that won Stock...

Bruton Smith’s Speedway Motors Inc. Sues City of Concord, North Carolina

The love/hate relationship between the city of Concord, North Carolina and O. Bruton Smith’s Speedway Motorsports company has hit a new level with Speedway Motorsports filing a lawsuit against...

Jim Beam and Jack Daniels Leave NASCAR

Two NASCAR teams were dealt serious blows on Monday and Tuesday as both Jim Beam and Jack Daniels have announced that those companies are finished sponsoring race cars in the series. Robbie Gordon is...

Event Coverage: 5th Annual South Pasadena Cruz’n for Roses Show 2009

The Fifth Annual Cruz’n for Roses Hot Rod & Classic Car Show was held Sunday September 20, 2009, to promote Pasadena’s annual float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Years Day....

How Ford Beats the Chicken Tax

Ford uses factories in Turkey to build its little Transit Connect vans. The smallish utility vehicles were never sold in the US until recently. They have been a hit with urban businesses looking to...

A Swiss Junkyard Closes; Sad Video

Here’s a sad bit of news from Switzerland, where a long running junkyard containing cars from the 1930s through the 1970s was forced to close and sell off what inventory it could. Authorities...

The Cash For Clunkers Tally Is In; Here’s What Sold

The numbers have been tallied and it looks like the Cash for Clunkers program aided not only the sale of small economy cars, but also helped bump truck sales and even moved a few Hummers! As an...

Site of the Week: WaterCar.com, With Crazy Video and Chicks

When we say amphibious car, you think of the little weenie 1960s Amphicars. They are neat little creatures but are not all that great as cars and frankly worse as boats. The creations by WaterCar,...

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Jeg’s Cool Radiator Expansion Tanks

When the radiator is mounted below an engine’s water outlet, air bubbles can get in the cooling system. That’s when you need an expansion tank, and the tank gets mounted higher in the...

NASCAR Thinks Mayfield is Mental, Asks Court for Tests

NASCAR has filed court paperwork requesting that a judge order driver Jeremy Mayfield to take mental and physical tests to determine whether or not he has a drug problem. This should spur some...

Barnstormin’: As Go the Rivalries, So Goes Drag Racing

When Tony Pedgregon and John Force had their emotional eruption at the US Nationals, it set the stage for one of the most intense final season stretches in recent NHRA history. It was going to be...

Two Killed By Man Test Driving New Challenger

A Kentucky man is under arrest after a fatal crash involving high speed, a brand new Challenger, and two innocent people. The two people, a step-father and daughter, were killed when 30 year-old...

Hurst to Auction Special Edition Camaro at SEMA

Hurst has really gotten back into the special edition vehicles lately with Challengers, Pontiacs, and even Dodge Vipers getting the Hurst touch. All of the cars are great performers and we were not...

Lucas Oil Re-Signs With NHRA Through 2012

Asde from the four-lane Funny Car exhibition, the other big news to come out of the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway September 18-20 was the announcement that Lucas Oil signed a contract...