.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.
Incredible Read: This Profile Of Danny Thompson And The Challenger 2 Is Automotive Writing Perfection

Every now and again we run into some motorsports jouralism that really knocks us back on our keister and today is one of those days. This piece was published by Smithsonian about a month ago but we...

Read more

Babs: The Incredible Story Of A Land Speed Record Holding Car That Was Buried For 42 Years!

Burying stuff is a very human thing, right? The word can be used in a multitude of different contexts, the act itself is kind of symbolic of a lot of stuff, and usually whatever gets buried is put...

Read more

YELLOW BULLET NATIONALS FREE LIVE STREAMING DRAG RACING RIGHT HERE

We told you we were going to bring you even more live drag racing this weekend from the Yellow Bullet Nationals at Cecil County Dragway on a weekend that features an overwhelming amount of awesome...

Read more

More Bonneville Speed Week 2019 Photos For You To Check Out! Man The Machines On The Salt Are Awesome.

We told you we weren’t done yet, and this is one of our last few galleries of photos from the 2019 Bonneville Speed Week races. Bonneville is a very special place to us. I’ve raced there,...

Read more

Southeast Gassers Action Coverage: The Old School, Gear-Banging Heroes Invaded Mooresville Dragway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – There’s a common thread happening with the Southeast Gassers these days. What it is? None of us can get enough of the series. None of us meaning the media who...

Read more

The Rtech Fabrications Built Ponderosa 1966 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 Dually Truck Is One Awesome Beast

If you aren’t familiar with the crew over at Rtech Fabrications, you certainly need to be. They build trucks that never came from the factory and build them in a way that makes you question...

Read more

 

eBay Pick of the Week: Former Hot Rod Magazine Monte Carlo

This week’s eBay pick is another former Hot Rod magazine project car that has been up for auction many times in the past year or so. We’re guessing that the no-sale is thanks to the...

Monday Time Killer: Custom Car Photo Archive

If you’re into custom cars, you may never leave your seat after we show you this. If you’re not into ‘em, you will be. A guy named Rik Hoving in the Netherlands has compiled a Fotki...

Sweet New Doorslammer Body From Cynergy Composites

While the rest of the drag racing world seems to be folding like a wet blanket, doorslammer racing is hotter than ever. Maybe there’s something to this whole “personality” thing...

The Violation Game, Bonus Edition!

Normally, The Violation Game goes live every Wednesday. But this just couldn’t wait. Sorry to do this to you, especially if you’re still a little queasy from a New Year’s hangover....

Former Car Craft Duster on CraigsList

I spotted this car advertised on CraigsList a month ago or more, and neither Matt King nor I could tell for sure if this was the car that he and I did a makeover on when we were both at Car Craft...

Let’s Play Name That Funny Car!

Andy, known as VTJUNK on our forums, sent us a link to this photo showing a bullet riddled, old, rusty truck in Saratoga Springs, New York. He also mentioned something about a Funny Car in his...

Mac Tools Dumps Kalitta

The Top Fuel operation owned by Connie Kalitta and driven by his nephew Doug Kalitta was dealt a body blow last Monday with the announcement that the car would no longer be sponsored by Mac Tools....

Phillip Eagan, Member of Tucker Design Team, Dies

We recently posted a note about the Tucker automobile that may have been a dirt track racer back in the early ’50s. It sparked some discussion among our readers about the short-lived car...

Friday’s Excuse Why I Went to Bed Early on New Year’s Eve

The blog entries have been behind schedule the past few days thanks to holidays and Freiburger’s flakiness. I thought I’d use all that as a reason to skip the traditional Friday Excuse to...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Kaiser-Jeep M-715

Last week I was scheming on how to collect my M-715. About 8 years ago I sold my Army truck to a friend, then he sold it back to me a few months ago. I was employed and could pay for it back then,...

Pacergirl Makes the CarDomain Top 10

Many of you know Anna Beth Lamkin from Hot Rod Power Tour events. She’s the girl with the Plum Crazy AMC Pacer that she built along with her dad, and it was featured in Hot Rod and also Mopar...

Chrysler Thanks America…And Gets Roasted For It

Following President Bush’s agreement to loan money to the automakers, Chrysler posted this ad in newspapers starting just before Christmas. It seems that the “thank you” struck many...

Gearhead Destination: The Pomona Swap Meet

Around SoCal we take the Pomona Swap Meet pretty much for granted, even if we do have to hear that it’s “The West Coast’s Largest” in every radio spot. Thing is, it’s...

Video of the Week: Hell Drivers

Our first video for the New Year is an awesome two-part epic featuring the Hell Drivers at the ’64-’65 New York World’s Fair. The Hell Drivers thrill show had been around since the...