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Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

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No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...

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QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

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Stop Your Whining!!! Do Burnouts At Home While Your Stuck Waiting Out The Virus And Send In Video! Finnegan Did!

DISCLAIMER: We are not legal experts, do this at your own risk. Crash your junk in your driveway doing burnouts? On you. Get the cops called and have to try not to get arrested? On you. Get fined for...

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NHRA Releases Revised 2020 Schedule – Major Changes, Countdown Format Off, Old-School Points Chase Starts In June

The NHRA has released a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 Mello Mello Drag Racing Series tour and it is one that includes some significant changes. Interrupted by the COVID-19 virus...

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Watch AA Fuel Altereds At The March Meet Right Here! Eliminations Action Was Awesome!

If you don’t know who won the March Meet AA Fuel Altered class then we don’t want to spoil it for you, but we will say that we are very excited about it because he’s one of our...

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Failure: The Secret to Success

This one may inspire a lynch mob, but we’re going to strongly recommend you hit the link below and check out this video from Honda. It’s entitled “Failure: The Secret to...

Events for Jim Deist and Lynn Wineland

It’s always a tough thing to swallow when we as a community of hot rodders, racers, and enthusiasts lose people who are instrumental in the history we all hold so dear. This year has already...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: We Woke Up

This week has sucked with such vastly epic proportions we can’t think about it for more than a few minutes at a time before blood starts shooting from our ears. Government controls on the auto...

SEMA Asks President Obama to Oppose Scrappage Programs

SEMA has written a letter to President Obama urging him to oppose “cash for clunkers” programs on the grounds that other similar programs, most notably the model used in Germany, have not...

Tobey Maguire to Star in a Movie about Phil Hill

Tobey Maguire is set to star in a movie version of an upcoming book called Limit by Michael Cannell that follows Phil Hill and Ferrari teammate Wolfgang Von Trips through the 1961 F1 season that...

First Ever 427 Cobra on eBay

The first Shelby Cobra equipped with a 427ci big-block Ford engine is officially for sale on eBay right now. There’s the highest ever “buy it now” price we’ve even seen, an...

Roadside Find: Chevy Truck Personality Test

Here’s an awesome way to discern your automotive identity. Choose between these two totally bitchin’ Chevy trucks we found on the side of the road. You have option one, a gorgeous,...

German Shop Converts UPS Truck into a Hot Rod

We’ve got no idea why, but a German shop took a UPS truck, added a 425hp V8, lowered it, put good rubber under it, and let it rip on the track. It’s cool in our book because it sounds...

Gearhead Destination: The Maxton Monster Mile

This weekend marks the season opening event for the East Coast Timing Association and the first time in 2009 that the 1-mile, standing-start acceleration course at the old Laurinburg airport in North...

New Gallery: 50 Photos of Mopar B-Bodies

OK, Mopar guys, here’s a new photo gallery loaded with a bunch of big B-bodies that we’ve seen over the past year or so at places like the Spring Fling (next one is coming soon!), the...

NASCAR: No More Teardowns at the Track

This is not an April Fool’s Day joke. NASCAR has changed its procedure regarding post-race engine teardowns. Typically the top two finishers had their motors torn down in tech and inspected for...

IHRA to Record the First-Ever ET Records for Top Sportsman and Top Dragster at Rockingham

The IHRA has announced that, at the upcoming Spring Nationals to be held at Rockingham Dragway April 24-26, it would allow records to be established for elapsed time in both Top Dragster and Top...

NASCAR Shocker: Car of Tommorrow Gone at the End of 2010

NASCAR rocked the racing world today with the announcement that they would be scrapping the controversial “Car of Tomorrow” for Toyota 2JZ powered, late second generation Camaros and...

Site of the Week: BringaTrailer.com

Warning, this is not a dedicated muscle car site. You will see zero photos of dual-engine dragsters, Fuel Altereds, or anything with a Roots blower on it. However, if you are a fan of neat cars,...