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Ultimate Street Cars At COTA! The Ultimate Street Car Showdown Relocates To Texas

(Words By Jim McIlvaine)  There were some things that just weren’t going to happen in 2020. The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, presented by Advance Auto Parts wasn’t on that...

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Big Tire, Small Tire, No Time, Drag Radials, And So Much More From Street Car Super Nationals 16 In Las Vegas

It’s on like Donkey Kong, the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas is in full swing with qualifying all done and eliminations starting today. There are tons of cool cars and trucks making...

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Meet The Completely Insane City Slicker Pulling Tractor – Triple Turbo Allison (W/Video)

(Photos from Sascha Mecking collection) – Stuck in no one’s rut – That’s what it says on the side of the amazing, weird, interesting, and completely unique City Slicker that...

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Wheels Up, Revs Up, Fun Up! Action Photos From The Southeast Gassers Association At Shadyside Dragway

(Photos by David Whealon) – The Southeast Gassers Association continues to be one of the great shining lights in the world of drag racing and the these photos from a recent outing at Shadyside...

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There’s A New 5-Speed In Town! Out With The TKO And In With The New TKX!!!

Introducing the newest, and ONLY, 5 speed transmission designed strictly with swaps in mind. This is the Tremec TKX. Honestly, this one has not been easy to keep under wraps. Security was so tight...

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Drag Action Photos: The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Were A Battle On The Track and With Mother Nature

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals were absolutely awesome until mother nature decided that it was time to be done. The event was a battle the likes of...

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62 Photos from Today’s Long Beach Swap Meet

After clearing 10,000 square feet of junk out of our old 7,000-square-foot shop, we had lots of stuff to get rid of. Combine that with our need for food money and it was obvious that we had to go...

Lunati Pistons for Cheap

Interestingly, Lunati is now owned by (among others) Ron Coleman of Comp Cams. The two companies share an owner and one PR employee, and are being run as competitors. However, before all of that ever...

Roadside Find: ’42 Brew Wagon

While on an afternoon trip to the local home improvement mega-store we nearly drove off the road when we spotted this awesome ’42 Chevy truck parked outside a little local watering hole. We can...

CraigsList Deal of the Week: Elcomino

Here’s another one of the recurring features you’ll find at FreiburgersJunkyard.com: the CraigsList Deal of the Week. It was supposed to go live first thing this morning with similar...

Friday Excuse to go Home Early and Drink: The Seemingly Imminent Death of Pontiac

This weekly feature will give you plenty of reason to click the shut-down button on your work computer and drain a few frosties stat. It’s going to be bad news people–deal. Automotive...

This Weekend: Daytona’s Turkey Run

Thanksgiving weekend us upon us and for most of the country that means your junk is sitting idle in the garage, under a tarp, or like us, in the elements. Note that we said most of the country. If...

Gearhead Destination: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

For the majority of the year it sits silent, a massive monument to man’s quest for speed. The month of May brings it to life, and on Memorial Day every year, a couple hundred thousand people...

Video of the Week: The Hot Rod Lincoln Jump

While we don’t produce and air our own videos any more, that won’t stop us from sharing some of the best gearhead stuff we’ve found in our travels on the Web. Case in point: this...

Fryblogger: Gearhead Burbank Revisited

I don’t think I can top Brian this week. His Barnstormin’-column tirade about how the Nurburgring rage is symbolic of the anti-enthusiast problem with late-model marketing sparked a few...

Montoya Picks NASCAR Over F1. Really.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Formula One driver turned NASCAR left-turner, told the media that he had been offered Formula One rides and turned them all down. He was immediately whisked away to be drug tested...

Jim Wangers’ Big 3 Performance GTO…What Else?

Jim Wangers was the marketing guy behind the Pontiac GTO. We know he’s good at marketing because he’s managed to make a living off that fact for like 40 years. And the hits just keep on...

Hot Rod Drag Week 6-Second Smack Talk is Here!

Finally! After talking about a 7-second average at Drag Week, Denny Terzich and ProRides did it first in 2007. Now that same team–which used to be known for nothing but show cars until they did...

Performance Industry Bailout Plan from Painless Wiring

This is impressive. Recognizing that the performance aftermarket is feeling the pains of recession, Adrian Murray, President of Painless Performance Products (Painless Wiring) has announced the...

The Violation Game: Vantastic!

Welcome to The Violation Game! It’s a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com, celebrating the tasteless, the gaudy, and the just plain horrific things that people do to cars. Are we in...