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Insane Video: Watch This Driver Literally Jump Another Car In A Flying Victory Of Incompetence

(By Greg Rourke) – Jumping vehicles over other vehicles has been a challenge almost as long as there have been vehicles. Here’s a new category…Bank Customer Jumps Innocent...

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2019 FE Race and Reunion Photo Coverage: The Coolest Ford Race On Planet Earth At Beaver Springs Dragway!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) –If you are a BangShifter of the Ford persuasion and have been near any social media in the last few weeks, undoubtably you have seen some of the action that...

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Mud Chuckin’ Action Photos: Blown Alcohol Madness and The Fastest of The Fast At Lee County Mud Motorsports Complex!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – If you like massive horsepower coupled with flyin’ dirt or tenacious sloppy mud you’re gonna dig this. The Lee County Mud Motorsports Complex had the...

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Awesome Video: In 1989 Testing A Cutting Edge Bigfoot Monster Truck Meant Jumping It Over Parking Lot Curbs

Every motorsport on Earth evolves, that’s basically the hallmark of anything that is technology driven, right? Indy cars went from basically being horse carts with powerful engines to the...

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The Throw Down In T-Town Is On! LIVE Pro Mods, Radials, Doorslammers And More From Tulsa Raceway Park

Saturday Update: Looks like the rain has stopped! Track drying is underway, expecting a 12 noon start time. If anything changes, it will be posted here. -McT The Throwdown in T-Town is one of our...

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PDRA Action Photos: 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nationals Images From Virginia Motorsports Park

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nationals were fantastic and the surface at Virginia Motorsports Park was on absolute kill. Mother nature did not cooperate with the PDRA just...

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Video Review: The Young Racers

This week, we suffered through The Young Racers for you. You’d think that a Roger Corman flick made in 1963 with that title would offer some B-movie greatness, but alas, this one’s mostly...

Lynn Wineland Not Doing Well

We’ve just received word that Lynn Wineland has entered the hospital in grave condition with myoplastic anemia, a bone disease. Lynn is one of the Petersen Publishing greats, having stared as a...

Pioneering NASCAR Official Robert “Hoot” Auton Passes

There’s another golden generation of people slowly leaving us, and that’s the people who were working and guiding NASCAR through its age of glory and growth back in the day. One of those...

Breaking News: Saleen Sells Off All Its Assets

Wow. We knew that Sallen was shopping for a buyer but this one hit us upside the head. MJ Acquisition was the purchaser and they are already in the high-performance industry, overseeing the operation...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Litton at Epping, 2006

It seems that lots of guys dug the stories of racing accidents that I have witnessed from last week’s Barnstormin’ column so I am going to profile a wreck or odd occurrence I’ve...

Barnstormin’: Sidekicks

Most of the stuff that happens in the world of cars and hot rodding is not just the handiwork of one person. Normally, it’s at least two people who have designed, created, or fabricated...

Deep Inside Darren Tedder’s 654ci, E85-Burning, 1,261HP Hemi!

Darren Tedder owns what’s probably the cleanest 8-second ’71 Cuda ever. He was a Top 10 finisher in the 2006 Hot Rod Pump Gas Drags, where we got to know him a little, and had his car...

The Top 11 Things That Freiburger Found in His Office Today Upon His Return to Hot Rod Magazine

As most of you know by now, David Freiburger is returning to his position of Editor In Chief at Hot Rod magazine following 15 months of frolic here on the Web. Today is his first day back at the...

New Scratch-Free AN Wrenches!

AN Fittings are great as long as you don’t ever touch them, because when you do they always seem to scratch. Using a crescent wrench clearly doesn’t help, and continued removal with the...

Monday Time Killer: Bitchin’ Old Magazine Stories

We got this as a tip from a reader: it’s a blog site that features scans of old magazine covers and stories from Popular Science, Mechanix Illustrated, and Modern Mechanix. The link here goes...

Roy Brizio Reunion Coming to Goodguys Pleasanton

Here’s the official press release from Goodguys: For the first time in history, builder Roy Brizio will attempt to round up the hot rods and customs he’s built over the past thirty-two...

Up Close With Carl Tasca’s Mustang Cobra Jet No. 17

Man, sometimes even we get a little sick at our luck. We got an e-mail from our pal Jon Sandahl at Tube Chassis Designz in Hanson, Mass. You may remember Jon’s name from the ongoing saga of the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Hail to the Chief Edition

Well, since DF has to get back on the short bus come Monday and head into the office, we thought we’d use this opportunity to say thanks, and don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the...

Photos From the 1969 Detroit Auto Show

We got this one as a tip from CarDomain. Someone on Flickr has posted 21 photos from the 1969 Detroit Auto Show, including the Sox & Martin car (shown), factory concepts from Ford and Mopar,...