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Watch Hot Rod Drag Week 2021 HERE! Live Streaming Coverage Of Day 3 As The Action Continues

Oh yes, Hot Rod Drag Week is back! With nearly 400 entries starting the crazy week of drag n’ drive competition, the first day had its fair share of oil downs and delays. Day two is when that...

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BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Updating Our Ignition With Holley HyperSpark Components!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

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Forgotten History Video: The Incredible Story of Fast Masters – The Made For TV Racing Senior Series In Jaguar Supercars

Perhaps my favorite thing about the internet is that on any given day you can find something you had either forgotten about or never knew existed. That’s the case right here as this documentary...

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LSFest 2021 Photos: Here’s Our First Gallery Of Pro Touring Machines On The Autocross At LSFest!

(Photos by Wes Allison) It’s on folks! Holley’s LSFest East 2021 is in full swing as we are starting day number two right now. But we had a rip-roaring time during day one, and Wes...

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LSFest 2021 Photos! We’ve Got So Much Coverage You Wont’ Be Able To Stand It! Our First Drag Racing Gallery Is Right Here!

(Photos by Wes Allison) It’s on folks! Holley’s LSFest East 2021 is in full swing as we are starting day number two right now. But we had a rip roaring time during day one, and Wes...

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Car Show Photos: Our Ventura Nationals Photo Coverage Just Won’t Stop!

(Photos by Wes Allison) Are you jonesing for more awesome event coverage? Want to check out some really bitchin hot rods, customs, and more? Then our Ventura Nationals photos should make you really...

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Ex-NHRA Pro Stock Racer Scribner Held in California Shooting Death

Harry Scribner, a near 30-year competitor in the ranks for NHRA Pro Stock, has been arrested and is being held in the Ventura County Jail after a shooting at his home in Simi Valley, California....

Newest Mopar A-Body Repo Parts

Cruising over at Moparts.com, we were thrilled to see two new parts available for ’70-up Mopar A-bodies: base plastic steering wheels, woodgrain wheels, and dash pads. Those items didn’t...

Why Drag Boats Are Scary…With Ultimate Photos!

You may have seen the video that has been circulating through the news media showing the massive wreck at the drag boat finals in Arizona last weekend. In short, James Ray, the driver of a Top Fuel...

Bonus Monday Time-Killer! SPEED Performance Awards: Fan Voting Ends Today

SPEED TV’s Performance Awards are kind of like Oscars for racing. They have several categories in which fan votes determine the winners. Stuff like best wreck, biggest upset, and biggest...

Monday Time Killer: The Greatest Vintage Drags Thread Ever

Monday Time Killer will be a regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com and will bring you an online method for blowing off at least a couple hours of work every Monday morning without your boss ever...

Miller Cup Expands to 10 Races Next Season

We were wondering what was going to become of the Miller Cup Mustang Challenge series, the road-racing circuit for the factory built Ford Mustang FR500S. Our lucky pal Rob Kinnan from Hot Rod...

Trick New In-Tank Fuel System from Aeromotive

We’re not sure but we don’t think that Steve Matusek and the staff at Aeromotive sleep much. It seems every time we turn around those guys are announcing innovative new products. Well,...

The Zany Thunder Flite

If you browsed my most recent El Mirage gallery you had to have noticed photos of this wild custom ’62 Thunderbird. The Rocket Birds are kind of an acquired taste, and I happen to dig them to...

Legends of Riverside Event Coming in March

We just got word of a tribute to SoCal’s awesome yet defunct Riverside International Raceway. Check it out:   Riverside, Calif. – – Whether you attended every event that was...

Cool Old Photos: Road Runner New in ’69

We love cool old photos of gearhead stuff and we’re also enamored of our pal Drag Racing Hall of Famer Dave Wallace, so imagine how stoked we were to intercept a recent email that included not...

Comp Cams for 3-Valve Fords

Comp Cams has announced a new more aggressive line of cams for Ford 4.6L and 5.4L three-valve engines. The XFI VSR (Valve Springs Required) cams represent a stout step up from the NSR (No Springs...

Car Nose Art

When we added cartoonish nose art to our F-Bomb Camaro it created a bit of a stir. It wasn’t at all a new idea, but perhaps it was one that had not been seen in while or that hadn’t been...

IHRA Changes Sportsman Championship Chase Format

Here they go again. The plucky IHRA has once again tree’d their big brother, the NHRA, in taking steps to ensure that racers can continue to compete for a national championship while not...

Jocko Johnson is Dead

One of the most mystifying characters in the annals of drag racing history died last week at the age of 65. His name was Robert “Jocko” Johnson and he made his name porting cylinder heads...