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The Undisputed Sultan of Sodium: The Speed Demon Continues To Dominate The Bonneville Record Books – 481mph!

At this point we don’t think it’s even disputable to call the Speed Demon the greatest land speed car ever built, right? This thing is been doing, out doing, and then out out doing itself...

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The Dragster Hunter: Check Out The Incredible Story Of A 1960s California Dragster That Somehow Ended Up In Tennessee

Our pal Tommy Lee Byrd keeps on topping himself. Not only does this guy find the coolest and most interesting deals on all kinds of interesting parts but he is also history obsessed like we are and...

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We Hit The Starting Line At Bonneville Speed Week 2020! Action Starts Right Here!

It’s that time folks! Racing has finally started at Bonneville Speed Week and we are so excited about the racing action that we couldn’t help but snag some photos to share all the...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Continue! Bitchin Hot Rods On The Salt!

One of the ultra cool things about Bonneville are the number of cool old hot rods and customs that show up on the salt on Saturday and Sunday of the first weekend of racing action. It makes us cringe...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Start Right Here! Pit Photos Of Cars Getting Ready For Tomorrow’s Racing!

It’s Bonneville Speed Week 2020 people!!! As usual, there are folks saying the salt sucks, folks saying the salt is great, and somewhere in the middle is probably the truth, but we’ll...

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It’s The Night Before Bonneville 2020 Starts And That Means Nugget Car Show Photos!

One of the biggest traditions at Bonneville Speed Week is the Nugget Car Show that happens Friday and Saturday night at the Nugget Hotel and Casino in West Wendover Nevada. Friday night has everyone...

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Jalopnik Commenter: Freiburger for Car & Driver?

If you’ve never checked out Jalopnik, it’s a huge blog site for guys who are a lot like car guys only not. It’s mostly for people who care about the likes of, say, Car & Driver,...

Gearhead Destination: The Bahrain International Circuit

This week we’re flat-out dreaming. The country of Bahrain is literally swimming in oil money and one of the things it decided to do with a chunk of the cash was to build a world class racing...

Dave Despain Signs a Multi-Year Deal with SPEED

If you can stay awake through all the circle-track stuff on the SPEED channel, you’ll eventually get to see Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain. It’s a neat show focused on all different types...

Speaking of Hacked-Up Dodge Chargers…

While following the saga of the complete butcher-shopped General Lee, we stumbled upon another Charger mess. The difference is that you could own it! The infamous Charger from the first Fast and...

Video of the Week: Our Car Storage Problems are Solved!

As you know, Chad and I recently had to clear out a 7,000-foot shop filled with parts and 42 cars. It’s been a huge problem to figure out what to do with all the stuff, but now we’ve...

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory: The G8 Sport Truck May Be Killed

We were a bit mystified a while back when GM announced that it was still planning on rolling out the G8 ST (El Camino) next year. It was a sign to us that the General was still committed to...

Injected Nitro Pro Mods are Coming!

There have been rumors for about a year coming from different places about someone or multiple people running injected nitro motors in doorslammers. The guessing games are over as it seems Tom...

The Violation Game: Too Much TV

This week’s Violation Game is based on a very simple rule: Unless your ride is a limo, a motorhome, or a Panasonic delivery truck, there should not be any televisions on board. Seriously. Not...

Web Site of the Week: BenchRace.com

Here’s another site that’s being done by one of our own members, Robert Iannello, who seems to know all the right people and dig all the right stuff in order to produce a very nice and...

Video Review: Adam 12

Are Reed and Malloy both staring at that chick’s rack, or what? Now you get to ask those kinds of questions at will, because seasons 2 through 7 of Adam 12 have now been released on dvd. Season...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The Reverend Willie G.

I’ve “known” Billy F. Gibbons for about 15 years, and I use the term loosely because he’s one of those guys I have to meet every time I see him. After all, I’m just a...

eBay Pick of the Week: ’59 Buick Wagon

This week’s eBay pick features a helping of self sorrow. See, one of the cars we had to unload in the exodus from our former shop space was a ’59 Buick station wagon that we loved more...

Billy “The Kid” Stepp Dies

One of drag racing’s more colorful (and nefarious) figures has passed away at the age of 73, according to the Dayton Daily News of Dayton, Ohio. Stepp’s cars were known as strong runners,...

General Lee Clone: Total Butchery!

It’s one of those message board threads that gains steam overnight and goes totally viral. We know that’s going to happen with this 30-page tome over at DodgeCharger.com. The funny thing...