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There’s Only One Race Day Left On Rocky Mountain Race Week! Watch Everything You’ve Missed So Far, Right Here!

We go live TOMORROW,  June 24th, for the final race day of Rocky Mountain Race Week 2022. Today we’re going to be driving all the way from Pueblo Colorado to Great Bend Kansas and expect most...

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Fun Video: Watch Some Of Drag Racing’s Most Iconic Old School Wrecks With Modern Drag Racing Names You Know!

Yes, it may sound weird to say that this is a fun video about old school drag racing crashes, but, well, it is. Bobby Bennett of CompetitionPlus.com got a group of drag racers, crew chiefs, and even...

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More Wheels Up Stock And Super Stock Racing Action From Maple Grove!

Here’s our second gallery of photos from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Maple Grove. Nothing but Stock and Super Stock with the wheels up baby! If you missed our previous gallery, use...

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PRI Opens New Membership Headquarters In Speedway Indiana With Tons Of Racers And Enthusiasts!

If you love racing, race cars, and the performance world as much as we do then this is big new for all! Dr. Jaime Meyer and the team at  PRI have just opened one hell of a facility. It’s home...

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Dave McClelland Has Passed At 85. His Voice Will Forever Be Remembered, But His Soul Is What I’ll Miss.

I took Sunday off from Social Media this weekend and as a result, I missed the announcement that my friend Dave McClelland died. My heart goes out to all his family, friends, and fans. At 85 he lived...

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ACES Hot Rod Resurrection Photos: The 18th Annual Show Was As Cool As Ever.

(Photos by Wes Allison) The ACES is a car club that was founded in 1952 and is open to pre-1965 Hot Rods, Customs, etc, that are built in the style of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. They are a staple in...

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Video Review: Lions, The Greatest Drag Strip

The third and final installment of Don Gillespie’s highly acclaimed video series, “Lions: The Greatest Dragstrip” is out and available for purchase and is a must-have for any...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Skyin’ the Poncho

I’ve been photographing all sorts of automotive adventures for many years, so I decided it would be cool to share some of my unseen photos in a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com...

Barnstormin’: Why the Nurburgring Kinda Sucks

One of the things we decided to do at FreiburgersJunkyard.com is to have regular opinion columns in the blog. It looks like I get to go first. I’m Brian Lohnes, and my column is called...

Bubble-Roof Counter Attack!

Sure, Freibuger posted photos of the zooty Thunder Flite and its all well crafted and engineered and all. There’s a problem though. We’re not the well crafted, well engineered types. He...

New Project Car Page: Freiburger’s Jeep

In case you haven’t checked it out yet, go have a look at the portion of the site where we keep track of most of our current project cars. You can go to the full list of project cars, or you...

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...