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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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Gearhead Destination: Rausch Creek Off-Road Park

The whole four-wheel-drive thing is weird. If you’ve never been bombing through the woods or on trails with a 4×4 before, you think nothing of it and kind of dismiss it. The first time you...

NHRA Accepts Moser 8-3/4 Rearend Housing For Stock Eliminator

Racers competing in Mopar products within Stock Eliminator caught a break recently as the NHRA announced that it will accept Moser Engineering’s 8¾ rearend housing as legal equipment....

Well Known Racing Journalist David Poole Passes

One of the best known, most read, and most respected racing journalists in America, David Poole, passed away on Tuesday of an apparent heart attack. Poole worked for the Charlotte Observer newspaper...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: Lloyd Scott’s Bustle Bomb

There were twin-engine dragsters before the Bustle Bomb, but none were as successful as Lloyd Scott’s rather strange creation. That was due to several factors which Scott was able to use his...

Book Review: Hot Rod Garages

Some books you buy for the words and some you buy for the pictures. Hot Rod Garages by Peter Vincent has words, but the incredible photography tells the stories that the book is trying to tell. This...

Chapter 11 Re-Org for Source Interlink, Publisher of Hot Rod, Car Craft, and Way More

Yikes! We knew things were ugly in the world of the inky fingered magazines but it appears that the situation is downright dire. Source Interlink, the company that publishes the majority of car rags...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Caddy Smack

This one totally qualifies as schadenfreude, or in English, taking delight in someone else’s misfortune. Conversely, it doesn’t really qualify as a wreck, seeing as nothing was really...

The Obscure Muscle Car Parking Lot: 24 Oddball Cars

Over at CarDomain.com, the blog contains a recurring series that’s called The Obscure Muscle Car Parking Lot. Blogger Jim Brennan digs up some under-appreciated rides, gives a little history,...

The Top 11 Worst Parts Found in the Performance Aisle at a Chain Auto Parts Store

This one was tough. Every large chain parts store has a performance or dress up aisle filled with automotive abominations that should never be spoken of, let along applied to the defenseless flanks...

eBay Pick of the Week: An Unspeakably Defiled Nova

We love ’68-’72 Novas around here. They make great drag cars, look killer in hot street trim, and will swallow whatever nasty motor you have designs for. We’ve seen plenty cut up...

Pontiac Dead by the End of 2010

Last week, Edmunds Inside Line had the early rumor that the Pontiac division of General Motors would soon be dead. Now those rumors seem to be confirmed, as both CNN Money and Autoweek are reporting...

Compulink Successfully Tests Four-Lane Timing System for ZMax

The last possible hurdle in running a four-lane drag race has been overcome as Compulink Timing Systems has successfully tested its first four-lane dragstrip timer at the only four-lane dragstrip in...

Mendy Fry Runs Her First 5 in a Funny Car

Many of you will remember Mendy Fry from when she was featured in Hot Rod magazine in the late ’80s when she was a teenager running in the nostalgia drags. Fry grew up at the drag strip, being...

Monday Time Killer: Monster Truck Photo Heaven

Monster trucks. Love them or hate them, they are a part of American culture, and still draw massive crowds to arenas and stadiums all across the land. As young gearheads in the 1980s we were obsessed...