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First Look: 2020 IndyCar Aero Screen – What Do You Think Of It?

It seems the age of modern open cockpit race cars will soon join NASCAR pit stops and car magazines on the rack at your local stores. Mike Hull of Chip Ganassi Racing released these two photos on his...

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2019 Riyadh Global Auto Salon: Our First Load of Images From This Incomprehensible Event

(Photos by the author) –  Directly following the NHRA Finals in Pomona, California and the awards evening on Monday night, I flew to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to attend the 2019 Riyadh Global Auto...

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Amazing Watch: This Animated Film About The 1955 Le Mans Disaster Is Artistic, Beautiful, and Crushingly Sad

Even if you are not a racing historian, you likely know the infamous story of Le Mans 1955. The year where Pierre Levegh suffered a horrendous crash in his Mercedes race car, tumbled through the...

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BACONSHIFT 2019: American Powertrain’s Holiday Sale Is On! Great Deals And Free Bacon…It’s That Easy!

Manual transmissions and bacon…is it any wonder why we like the folks at American Powertrain so much? Sure, you’re probably hard at work cramming bread crumbs up the south end of a...

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Free LIVE Streaming Video From The Street Car Super Nationals Continues Today!

Our FREE Live Streaming Video coverage of the 15th Street Car Super Nationals starts today around 10 am Pacific. The staff at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have this sucker primped and...

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Hilarity: Once Upon A Time in Monterey – The Car Bros Actually Enter Monterey Car Week Events – This Rules

We have long loved the Car Bros YouTube channel around here. These guys come up with weird ideas and concepts, riff on the more annoying parts of automotive culture, and love to do stuff that gets...

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Site of the Week: National Sand Drag News

Sand drag racing is an interesting deal. The equipment runs, like in asphalt racing, from stockers right up to blown nitro-burning dragsters. They throw rooster tails that could bury buildings if...

NY Times Editorial: Muscle Cars are Bad

In case you didn’t realize, the whole car hobby thing that we all know and love is kind of under attack. Nothing has weenie car haters all wound up more than the fact that all three domestic...

NASCAR Claims to Have Multiple Witnesses Against Mayfield; Court Date Set for Trial

The Charlotte Observer is reporting that NASCAR lawyers filed court papers stating that they have multiple witnesses available to testify that Jeremy Mayfield used meth on many occasions and...

Good Read: Racer Documents Red Tape in Dealing With Insurance From on Track Injuries

Steve Iverson is a life long drag racer who had the unfortunate luck to suffer a serious wreck (our illustrative photo does not depict thie wreck) during an NHRA event at Pacific Raceways in...

The Eastwood Company Launches New Brand of Hard Parts

The Eastwood Company is normally known for its restoration products, paint and body stuff, and tools that are hard to find. Now it is ready to move to the next level and start supplying its own brand...

Lutz Goes Out on Vacation Swinging at Ad Agencies

Bob Lutz has made his presence known in a major way in the marketing department and with GM’s myriad advertising agencies. Apparently at a meeting on July 14th, Lutz panned the recent work of...

Barnstormin’: Rooting for Mayfield or Against NASCAR?

Following every breaking tid-bit on the Jeremy Mayfield vs. NASCAR case, with the sanctioning body accusing the driver of meth use, has gotten me thinking about the whole situation and the way people...

Garlits Prepares to Kick Ass Again

Don Garlits is making a comeback of sorts. He’s got his Drag Pack Challenger finished and ready to go, according to a report on Ocala.com. After racing one of the cars at their debut last year...

NASCAR Claims Mayfield Lied To Court

The Associated Press has reported that NASCAR has filed documents with the U.S District Court accusing Jeremy Mayfield of lying to that court. This is the strongest offensive move NASCAR has made...

Wrecked 1969 Camaro! Kid Borrows Dad’s Keys, Does a 400-Foot Burnout, and Plows Trees

Let’s say your dad has a hot 1969 Camaro Pro Touring car and you’re a red-blooded American kid. Your parents go out for the evening and you decide to have a little fun. One kid in New...

Car Feature: GNRS-Winning 1955 Chevy Show Car

Steve and Lisa Caspary’s 1955 Chevy is a full-on, serious show car. So serious in fact, that the shoebox took first place in its category at the Grand National Roadster Show, one of the premier...

Raleigh, North Carolina, Cops Have a Z06. Don’t Speed There

If you are planning on doing some bad stuff and then running from the law to get away, we highly suggest that you skip Raleigh, North Carolina, as those boys are packing the hariest high-speed...

HIstoric “EPA” Superbird Restored; Opening Bid for Private Auction Sale is $3 Million

This is an odd car with some odd history. In essence it is the muscle car that ultimately brought an end to the muscle car era. This Superbird was owned by the EPA, was chocked full of testing...

Check Your Firesuit; SFI Decertifies Some Impact Firesuits

Admittedly we’re a little late in getting you this info, but Impact Racing products has had a couple of their firesuits decertified by SFI. This is bad news if you have one of those suits....