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2021 Carlisle Ford Nationals Photo Coverage: Over 3,200 Cars Showed Up And We Did, Too!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Three thousand two hundred forty one. That is how many examples of Ford Motor Company products showed up at the Carlisle Fairgrounds on the first weekend of...

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Awesome Video: In 1989 Testing A Cutting Edge Bigfoot Monster Truck Meant Jumping It Over Parking Lot Curbs

Every motorsport on Earth evolves, that’s basically the hallmark of anything that is technology driven, right? Indy cars went from basically being horse carts with powerful engines to the...

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2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photos: Wheels Up Sportsman Competition At New England Dragway

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a fun time for the many thousands of fans that piled through the gates of...

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RPM Act Reintroduced for 2021 And We Talked To The Team In Washington – Protect Your Right To Race!

The full press release from SEMA is below, but let me start by saying that we talked directly with SEMA’s Washington Congressional team just hours before the RPM Act was reintroduced and can...

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Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Mule City 300 Action Photos: The Beasts Were Roaring Again At GALOT Motorsports Park!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – The lights have been out, the grass has been getting taller and the grandstands have been empty for nearly two years at Galot Motorsports Park’s...

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Holy Crap, This Might Be The Baddest Throttle Body Ever Invented! Serious Game Changer. The ICON 102 From Motion Raceworks

Wow, just wow. Throttle bodies aren’t something that is super exciting because of their functionality, but they are usually made out of all kinds of billety goodness and they look awesome so...

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eBay Pick of the Week: 2007 Pump Gas Drags Decals…Hmmm

This is curious. We found a seller on eBay who is peddling 2007 Hot Rod Pump Gas Drags windshield decals, and it seems he has at least a small stock of them. We’re not sure who this is or how...

Ford’s New NASCAR Mill is on the Way

It bears no resemblance to a factory engine, shares no parts with a factory engine, but it’s going into Ford headlight-sticker’d NASCAR Sprint Cup entries during the second half of the...

Monday Time Killer: Hank’s Truck Pictures

Since we got such a great response from our Top 11 list of coolest movie trucks, and especially the outpouring of love for the evil old rig that starred in the movie Duel, we’re sending you to...

Jalopnik: Car-Related Music Album Covers

As much as we don’t really consider the Jalopnik guys to be car guys in the same way that we here are car guys, they do sometimes post something informative or amusing. Like this: a photo...

The F-Bomb Camaro in Fast and Furious 4

It’s been the worst kept secret that my F-Bomb Camaro is in the newest Fast and Furious movie, releasing April 4. But now that the second trailer is everywhere, clearly showing the car,...

CarDomain: Helpin’ Us Out!

You know about CarDomain.com? It’s an online car-guy community where you can create your own page that tells all about your project cars with photos and everything. It’s also a place...

Photo Gallery: 41 Shots of ’67-’69 Camaros

I’ve been guilty of dismissing first-gen Camaros as boring and overrated just because there are so many of them out there. I’ve been sucked into an attitude problem by the mass of letters...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Eaton Lays Off 5,200

You know Eaton products even if you don’t know the corporation. The company is an OE supplier of all sorts of items, the most glorious of which are the superchargers found in many applications...

Freaky Shortened Duster Roadster on eBay

We were turned on to this at the blog over on CarDomain. It’s a ’71 Plymouth Duster on eBayMotors, and the seller claims that it’s a relic of drag racer Bill Stiles, who was given...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: ’68 Dodge Polara Wagon

We’ve got wagons on the brain since we’ll soon be taking a road trip to retrieve a ’65 LeMans longroof for a friend. Our own station wagons are all broken, so rather than fix one,...

Cool Old Press Photos: ’57 Ford Skyliner

You want to talk about capturing the public’s imagination? This car literally stopped people in their tracks. As it’s said in the release, the ’57 Ford Skyliner featured the...

Gearhead Destination: Eldora Speedway

We’re lucky in the US in the fact that we have literally hundreds of venues to go and watch our favorite gearhead activities. For many of us, that activity is racing in one of its myriad of...

Video of the Week: Formula One Warmup

All of us drag racing guys have been at the digs when the Fuel cars warm up. It’s awesome to run from trailer to trailer getting blasted in the face with nitro fumes. The sound of the big,...

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The Violation Game: Kit-Car Badness

OK guys, I have to admit that I am rushing out the door as I post this, so I’ll have to leave you to your own devices to explore all the true Violations seen in this week’s fine bit of...