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2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photos: Wheels Up Sportsman Competition At New England Dragway

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a fun time for the many thousands of fans that piled through the gates of...

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RPM Act Reintroduced for 2021 And We Talked To The Team In Washington – Protect Your Right To Race!

The full press release from SEMA is below, but let me start by saying that we talked directly with SEMA’s Washington Congressional team just hours before the RPM Act was reintroduced and can...

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Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Mule City 300 Action Photos: The Beasts Were Roaring Again At GALOT Motorsports Park!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – The lights have been out, the grass has been getting taller and the grandstands have been empty for nearly two years at Galot Motorsports Park’s...

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Holy Crap, This Might Be The Baddest Throttle Body Ever Invented! Serious Game Changer. The ICON 102 From Motion Raceworks

Wow, just wow. Throttle bodies aren’t something that is super exciting because of their functionality, but they are usually made out of all kinds of billety goodness and they look awesome so...

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The NHRA Winternationals Are Actually Happening In California!!! THE WINTERNATIONALS ARE TAKING OVER SUMMER WITH RACING UNDER THE LIGHTS IN POMONA!

Holy crap, it’s happening. NHRA has announced that tickets are now on sale for the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, and that it is happening in July. LOL Yep, the Winternationals are the...

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BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: We Finally Add Some Power With A Full Hooker Exhaust and Headers!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

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A Trip Back In Time: This Incredible Drag Racing Film Shows Guys Like Connie Kalitta, EJ Potter, The Arfons Boys and Others As Kids!

Just when you think you have seen it all! The amazing thing about video footage like this is that it mimics the whole “barn find” car deal because when someone drags some incredible thing...

Header Flaming Funny Car Action Photos: Nitro Funny Cars At The NHRA New England Nationals

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If there was one most awesomely shocking event at the 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila it was Terry...

Hatch Attack: The 11th Generation Honda Civic Will Continue On With A Hatchback But How Hot Will It Be?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Honda Civic Hatchback goes all the way back to the 1972 launch of the car and it continues to bring in sales like a champ today. The hatch is always one of the...

The Velvet Brute: The 2022 911 Porsche GT3 Touring Is One Hardcore Daily Driver

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Porsche 911 GT3 is crazy. Pushing 502 horses out of a 9,000 RPM Naturally aspirated Flat 6, it was very obviously built for a racetrack. Well, what if you want to daily...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Hard Work and Headlines – Terry Haddock and Scott Woodruff Talk Drag Racing

Terry Haddock and Scott Woodruff of Jegs join host Brian Lohnes on this wide-ranging episode of the NHRA Insider. Haddock tells the story of his incredible weekend at Epping where he appeared in a...

Little Truck Big Punch: This 1944 Video Shows An Experimental Jeep Mounted Rocket Launcher System Being Tested

Now THIS is a mighty mite! As we all know, there was constant innovation and invention during WWII. After all, nothing spurs the human mind on like figuring out ways to knock out the bad guys. For...

Watching This Massive Excavator Crush A Pickup Like A Piece Of Cheese Is Amazing

There is something about overwhelming mechanical force that is just entertaining. Take this video for example. In it, we see a monstrous excavator bucket squash a medium sized pickup truck like it is...

Watch This Scale Porsche Flat Six Fire Up And Make Really Wild Noises!

We love scale engines of all shapes and sizes, including ones that aren’t in a V-shape with eight cylinders screaming. Take this incredible Porsche flat six for example that was hand crafted by...

Check Out This 6×6 Engesa EE-25 Army Truck And It’s Freaky Boomerang Rear Suspension In Action

Army trucks, we love them. Why? Well for the same reason we love functional hot rods that are lacking in amenities but are heavy in ass kicking ability. No matter the country of origin you are...

Watch This Top Fuel Bike Wad The Tire Up On The Hit

Tire shake is the bane of every drag racer’s existence that makes enough power to experience it. One could make a list of about 5,432 reasons that tire shake happens and they range from over...

Tough and Cheap: Jeep Now Offering Gorilla Glass Windshield Upgrade For Less Than $100!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you have a spare $95 and are frustrated that your jeep Wrangler’s windshield keeps breaking? Well, Jeep has the solution for you, and its OEM. Using the famed Gorilla...

Wild Video: Watch Randy Merick And Jim Phillips Tangle At The 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags

All the horsepower, not much wheelbase, and a blazing hot race track can really complicate things for competitors as Randy Merick and Jim Phillips found out last weekend a the 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags...

QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Final Round Video: Watch John Force, Billy Torrence, and Aaron Stanfield Win At Epping!

It was a day of fresh faces and grizzled veterans collecting victories at New England Dragway last Sunday at the conclusion of the 2021 NHRA New England Nationals. Young Aaron Stanfield continues to...