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LIVE Streaming Drag Racing! Watch Mid West Pro Mods, Funny Cars, Dragsters, Big Tire & More From The Lonestar Nationals Pay Per View!

Drag Racing is finally getting rolling again! While we are not allowed to have spectators at the drag races here in Texas yet, we are excited to be able to be a part of the Lonestar Nationals Pay Per...

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Recall Warning: Harbor Freight 3-Ton And 6-Ton Jackstands

Of all of the ways I could potentially come to harm doing what I love, the scenario of being trapped between the earth and at least three thousand pounds of automobile might scare me even worse than...

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CLOCKS ON! Murder Nova Runs 4.0 At Throwdown In T-Town

The Street Outlaws guys are often super secretive about what their cars actually run, since they are always trying to hustle a race, but not this weekend in Tulsa! Both Murder Nova and Daddy Dave...

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Sign Up To Win Your Dream Car! Bandit T/A, Bronco, Mach 1, Corvettes, Hellcat, Shelbys, And More!

There is nobody like the Dream Giveaway crew. These folks put awesome hot rods, customs, trucks, street machines, and more in the hands of grateful hot rodders while supporting awesome charities at...

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You Can Own THE Hurst Camaro! Not A Hurst Elite Series Camaro, But The One They Developed The Package And Parts With!

Okay, this is a chance for any Camaro or Hurst vehicle enthusiast to get something truly special. Up for auction, from Hurst themselves, is the car that they developed all the Hurst Elite Series...

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Incredible Video: Watch The Semi-Finals and Finals Of A Multitude Of Classes At The 1963 NHRA US Nationals

This is some of the most stunning old school drag racing video we have ever seen. You are going to watch the semi-finals and finals of a multitude of classes at the 1963 NHRA US Nationals. This was...

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Vintage Race Car of the Week: Ford’s Lotus Cortina

Here in the USA, the factory race cars that got the big headlines back in the 1960s were mostly the drag-package cars. Relatively stripped down and bolstered with equipment to aid in straight-line...

Video: A Brilliant Take on Domestic vs Import Buying Habits

This one comes to us from Rob over at CarDomain. He found and posted this video that’s a takeoff on the classic 1980s “I learned it from you dad!” anti-drug commercial. This is just...

Book Review: GTO, Pontiac’s Great One

Timing is everything in life and the upcoming release of GTO: Pontiac’s Great One by Darwin Holmstrom by Darwin Holstrom with photos by David Newhardt, could not have come at a better time for...

1971 Mustang With 619,000 Miles On It! Clean One Owner.

Thanks to Blazerteam on the BangShift.com forums, we were alerted to this New York Times online story about an inventor who bought a 1971 Mustang brand new and has subsequently put over 619,000 miles...

Video: A Bus Made From 50 Smashed cars

Our gearhead minds totally missed the point of this anti-car marketing scheme and focused simply on how cool it is that these guys built a model of a bus out of 50 smashed Swedish cars that we really...

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Mopar Hemi Challenge to be Contested at National Hot Rod Reunion

Word comes from the Wally Parks Museum that one of the three legs of the Mopar HEMI Challenge, a heads-up shootout for the peeved Pachyderm powered SS/AH 1968 Darts and Barracudas, will be run at the...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Two-Time Monster Truck Crash

Lightning can strike twice in the same place, even a year apart. Lightning in this case was a 15,000-pound monster truck called Backdraft. I’m blanking on the year, but I know the event was...

Barstormin’: The One Favorite Car

After hearing about the death of Pontiac and drawing a heavy breath, I, like lots of us car guys took a few minutes to think about my experiences with the fabled and now doomed brand. My thoughts...

eBay Pick of the Week: Magazine Cars

For this week’s eBay surfing, we decided to just search cars and trucks that had been in magazines. Usually that turns up an insider or two looking to flip a car and make a buck, but this time...

Monday Time Killer: Arizona Racing History

If you’re even a little bit like us, then you get really turned on by old racing images and history, even if the cars and the stories are not from your local area. That’s why we loved the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Is There a Reason NOT To?

This “Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink” was the one weekly blog item we dreamed up and we thought that it may be a bit of a stretch to make it work. Luckily for us, the automotive...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The F2Y Sea Dart

Looking at some strange Russian and German vehicles had us thinking that we needed to highlight some good old American creative thinking and our thoughts rushed to a strange plane that never made it...

Event Coverage: The NEATTA Antique Tractor Show and Pull

I love old tractors. I really have no idea why but I have just as much love for a 1948 Ford 8N as I do a 1970 LS6 Chevelle. Luckily, show season is getting cranked up here in New England and we...

Cool Old Press Photos: Mercury’s Thermostatically Controlled Fan Drive

Here’s a little retro-tech from Ford’s Mercury division as we look at the major leap automotive development that came along with this little number that the rest of the world calls a...