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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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Web Site of the Week: American Iron in Cuba

One of the many tales that make up car-junkie lore is the one about how there are a bunch of great old American cars still being used in Cuba. But aside from the occasional ’50s flatbed truck...

See Us on YouTube, now in WideVision!

We just noticed that YouTube has changed its aspect ratio, going from cramped 4×3 to full HD size. How cool. That’s good enough reason for us to remind you that many of the videos from our...

6.38 Quarter, Naturally Aspirated!

Back when we were living at the old apartment we reported on Sonny Leonard’s newest and baddest ass engine. It was (and is) an 892ci monster that made 2,000 naturally aspirated horsepower on...

Billet Mechanical Fuel Pumps from Holley

Recently on our message board a couple discussions have centered around fuel pumps. Mechanical versus electric, in-tank or inline, manufacturer-versus-manufacturer type of stuff abounds regularly...

Von Smith Goes to Bahrain to Win a Pro Mod race

Von Smith probably has the best driving gig in all of drag racing. As the pilot of the Al-Anabi racing blown ’57 Chevy Pro Mod, he has the best possible car with the best possible pieces, with...

Vintage Racer of the Week: Briggs Cunningham’s Le Monstre

For this first installment of the Vintage Race Car of the week we wanted to show you something you may have never seen or heard about before. First off, this thing is actually a ’50 Cadillac....

ZEX Nitrous for New Challengers

Someone chucked a brick through our window with a press release banded to it announcing that ZEX is the first to market with a nitrous system tailored to the new Dodge Challengers. Designed as a...

New Gallery: 25 Paint Ideas

As a guy who can’t own a shiny car, it’s a little surprising that I snap photos of paint ideas everywhere I go. It’s the editor in me, wanting to share all these car-related...

Video Review: Lions, The Greatest Drag Strip

The third and final installment of Don Gillespie’s highly acclaimed video series, “Lions: The Greatest Dragstrip” is out and available for purchase and is a must-have for any...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Skyin’ the Poncho

I’ve been photographing all sorts of automotive adventures for many years, so I decided it would be cool to share some of my unseen photos in a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com...

Barnstormin’: Why the Nurburgring Kinda Sucks

One of the things we decided to do at FreiburgersJunkyard.com is to have regular opinion columns in the blog. It looks like I get to go first. I’m Brian Lohnes, and my column is called...

Bubble-Roof Counter Attack!

Sure, Freibuger posted photos of the zooty Thunder Flite and its all well crafted and engineered and all. There’s a problem though. We’re not the well crafted, well engineered types. He...

New Project Car Page: Freiburger’s Jeep

In case you haven’t checked it out yet, go have a look at the portion of the site where we keep track of most of our current project cars. You can go to the full list of project cars, or you...

Ex-NHRA Pro Stock Racer Scribner Held in California Shooting Death

Harry Scribner, a near 30-year competitor in the ranks for NHRA Pro Stock, has been arrested and is being held in the Ventura County Jail after a shooting at his home in Simi Valley, California....