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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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35th Anniversary: The Theatrical Trailer For John Carpenter’s “Christine”…She’ll Get You!

If you are a reader of this site and you know nothing of a 1958 Plymouth named Christine…you had better be young. December 9th marks the 35th anniversary of the release of John...

2018 Pumpkin Run Nationals Photo Coverage: All GM Muscle All The Time – Small Blocks, Big Blocks, and More

(Photos by Doug Gregory) – This will not be the Camaro-heavy gallery most will expect.  While they were there it wasn’t flush with examples of Pre-75 F-bodies. Some highlights – The blue...

Unhinged: Remember, Old Toy Cars Can Always Be New Again

Remember the joy of opening up wrapped boxes on Christmas morning, hoping that you’d get some kind of car toy? Remember any you got over the years? I can think of some, can barely remember...

Flywheel Explosion Video: Watch This Ratty Looking Chevy Get Violent – The Shield Saved Him!

This is one of those videos that proves you really never know what’s going to happen, no matter the budget or level of motorsport competition is taking place. This is a tug of war contest...

Mooneyes XMas Party Show And Drag 2018 Photos Start Right Here!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) If you are in Southern California during early December, then the must attend show is the Mooneyes XMas Party Show and Drag at Irwindale. After the track closed early this...

Winch Or Escape Door: Does A Trailer Escape Door Really Make Sense? Why Wouldn’t You Just Use A Winch?

On several occasions I’ve seen guys talking about adding an escape door to their enclosed trailers to make it easier to load a car. Besides being a lot of work on an existing trailer, I...

Rough Start: This 1979 Mercury Bobcat Is Minty Fresh! Can You Say “Autocrosser”?

The poor, maligned, and forgotten Mercury Bobcat. The Ford Pinto got the fame, good and bad, during it’s run. By comparison, the Bobcat was like the other sister…they were present, but...

Morning Symphony: The Highland Park Hummingbird In The Wintertime

FCA has done well in the horsepower war. They have a range that goes from sensible to seriously insane, have a lineup that includes a two-door, four-door, and an SUV wagon with 707 horsepower, trucks...

PRI Photos: The Performance Racing Industry Show Had A Jillion Things I Need To Add To My Christmas List

There are a few trade show and media events that we attend each year, but the Performance Racing Industry, PRI, Show is arguably the one that makes me drool over parts more than any other. The show...

Goodbye Camaro, Hello EV Development: Al Oppenheimer Joins GM’s EV Program

Ever since 2007, the name Al Oppenheimer has been synonymous with Camaro. He’s been the driving force behind everything, from bringing the concept car to the dealership floor, to bringing out...

The Ball Rolls Downhill: Nissan To Be Charged With Former CEO Ghosn In Financial Misconduct Case

Ever since the arrest of Carlos Ghosn and Greg Kelly in Japan for financial misconduct, the scene among the three manufacturers that Ghosn had brought into an alliance – Nissan, Mitsubishi and...

The Small-Track Hit: Spectator Racing At New Smyrna Speedway Takes A Sacrifice

Spectator racing is one of those strange events that we aren’t sure if we approve of or not. Seeing a couple of ratty third-gen F-bodies try to outgun the other at a circle track in a spectator...

Military Truck Revival: Bringing A Kaiser Jeep Back To Life After A Long Nap

The Jeep Gladiator…good lord, if there was ever a tank of a pickup truck, the ones that Kaiser-Willys cranked out for the U.S. military were certainly fitting of the phrase. There are many good...

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Final Pomona Swap Meet Of 2018: It’s Christmas…Shouldn’t You Get Yourself A Gift?

There are carols, and tinsel, and little elves at the mall…holly and fruitcake and rum balls for them all. But you know what would really make you feel better about getting a box of socks for...