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SEMA ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR INAUGURAL AUTOMOTIVE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR AWARD

— The new SEMA Automotive Influencer of the Year award will be presented at the 2022 SEMA Show Industry Awards Banquet to an influencer who has made a positive impact on the automotive...

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Finnegan’s Garage Drag Week Adventures: When An Engine Swap Doesn’t Work, Then Do A Complete Rebuild!

They are rebuilding the engine! We were super stoked that Finnegan was going to be back at Drag Week with Blasphemi, after it’s two-year hiatus, but man they are already on a tough road....

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Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion Photos: Real Cruising On Route 66 In SoCal!

(Photos by Dannie Pinard) Euclid Avenue is one of the most historic streets in Southern California and is right on Route 66. It’s a street that runs through the heart of Ontario and Upland, and...

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Video: Travis Pastrana Drives A Top Fuel Dragster For The First Time – See The Runs, Hear His Impression

From rally cars to stock cars, to jumping out of airplanes with no parachute, Travis Pastrana had kind of done it all before yesterday. And then he added nitro. Pastrana who has long talked about...

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FREE LIVESTREAMING VIDEO: Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week Is LIVE All Week Long Right Here!

Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week, the one that started the Drag and Drive movement, visits Indianapolis Raceway Park for the second day of Hot Rod Drag Week. Racing action started Monday at World...

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LS Fest East Photo Coverage: LS Swap The World! Check Out More Cool Rides From The Show

More car show action from LSFest 2022! (Photos by Wes Allison) Holley’s LS Fest events are now spread across the country, but the one that started it all is held in Bowling Green Kentucky and has...

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The Top 11 Things We Never Thought We’d Hear Ourselves Say

Times have changed. We have changed. Our families have grown. Standing back and looking at the state of the hobby and of our near homelessness and of our shift to the Web, we had to sum it all up in...

Moran: Quickest and Fastest in the World With Turbos!

For years we’ve been wondering and waiting for someone, anyone, to figure out how to properly harness the power of a turbocharged Pro Mod and throw some numbers up. Andy Jensen has been doing...

The New Weld Wheels

This is kind of old news after the buzz got around at the SEMA show, but we were just copied on the official press release so we thought we’d share with you that Weld Racing has been purchased...

eBay Pick of the Week: The F-Troop Gasser

As radical and cool and historic as this is, I don’t think I’d throw down $425,000 for this even if I had Leno kinda money. It’s the F-Troop Willys Gasser, and its story is well...

Monday Time Killer: Horsepower Guesser

Monday morning universally sucks unless you are at the US Nationals and are still racing. Other than that, it blows. Luckily, we here at FreiburgersJunkyard.com will provide you with something to...

Barnstormin’: In Praise of Open Trailers

Gale Banks Display at the Wally Parks

The photo shows just a few of the 34 engines that were headed out of Banks Engineering last week, on the way to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, California, for this week’s...

New Resto Decals for Garlits Tachs

This is so cool! Anyone remember the Don Garlits signature tachs by Sun? They were in full Captain America trim in red, white, and blue. They’ve been going for big bucks on eBay for the past...

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...