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Holley’s LSFest West Pre-Registration Is Open! Register Now Before It Sells Out!

Here we go folks! LSFest West pre-registration is live and ready to take your entries. This is the biggest and baddest event in the west and if you want to come out and enjoy everything LS and LT...

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Tony Stewart On NHRA: ‘There Isn’t Anything Else I’ve Done In My Life That Shakes You So Hard’

There you go, straight out of Tony Stewart’s mouth, and we love him for it. I’ve spent some time with Tony and Leah recently and can tell you that they are serious competitors, great...

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The Compelling Story Of Lyle Barnett – SOMETIMES IT TAKES A MOUNTAIN

Video Description: Lyle Barnett doesn’t want the credit, although he deserves it. On September 24, 2015, at South Georgia Motorsports Park, he experienced one of the worst fires in doorslammer...

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Auction Photos: Hundreds Of Tri-Five Chevrolets, And More Cool Projects, Up For Auction In Texas

Last weekend we went to the town of West Texas for an auction that was pretty incredible. Located at an iconic spot on I35, just south of town, the site had been the talk of hot rodders and...

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Kenosha Classic Car Show Photos: Cool Cruising Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, And More

Jim Hrody started contributing photos late last year and we’ve enjoyed the hell out his event coverage, but he was attending events before that and shooting photos as well. That means that we...

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Dragfest Photos: Here’s Our Final Gallery From This Show Full Of Amazing Drag Cars And More!

Here’s our final gallery from this awesome show! If you missed our previous photos, click the link below to check them out too! (Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) The holidays are over, it is the...

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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...

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...