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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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The NHRA Winternationals Are Actually Happening In California!!! THE WINTERNATIONALS ARE TAKING OVER SUMMER WITH RACING UNDER THE LIGHTS IN POMONA!

Holy crap, it’s happening. NHRA has announced that tickets are now on sale for the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, and that it is happening in July. LOL Yep, the Winternationals are the...

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BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: We Finally Add Some Power With A Full Hooker Exhaust and Headers!

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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2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: More Sportsman Drag Racing With The Wheels Up!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a great event with sweet weather, huge crowds, and loads of action but it...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Footage From Edgewater Sports Park In The Early 1970s Is Fantastic

Now here’s the good stuff! You are going to travel back in time to the early 1970s at Ohio’s Edgewater Sports Park to see a load of great cars attacking the historic track’s...

Lotus By The Numbers: 10 Of The Greatest Lotus Models Ever Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood

Colin Chapman did not invent the idea of building very, very light race cars but he certainly took it to places and measures no one had ever seen with Lotus. During the 1960s and 1970s the cars were...

Level Up: Lexus Gets Serious About The Compact Crossover Market With All New NX

(By Tom Lohnes) – Since it came out in 2014, the Lexus NX has been a mid-tier player in the compact crossover business. Now, there’s a whole new generation, and it is a night and day...

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...

Are You Feeling It: Ford’s Grand Small Truck Experiment Is Officially Underway With The Maverick

(By Tom Lohnes) – The return of the compact truck is upon us, and it seems to be a very interesting class of vehicle. The Ford Maverick is an extremely early entrant, and it packs a punch....

Game Time: Forza Horizon 5 Is On The Way And Man Does It Look Good!

(By Tom Lohnes) –  Forza, a racing franchise that first broke cover in 2001, has a giant following. Mostly based on their open-world Horizon series, this following was not pleased with the...

Squarebody Cinema: Check Out This Salesman Training Video On 1974-75 Chevrolet Trucks

Yes, we do want the “Dooley” as much as you do, but that’s jumping ahead. One of the greatly ironic naming conventions in automotive history belongs to GM and the line of trucks...

Bake Job: Watch This 440 Block Come Of Of The Cleaning Process Looking Brand New!

I remember the first time I called a machine shop as a kid to ask if I could drop some heads off for a valve job. The old guy on the other end of the phone was clearly unimpressed with my meek,...

Back To The Track: This Look Back At The 1990 Shelby Can-Am Shows A Program That Launched Careers

As much as we like to think we know stuff about racing around here, sometimes we are confronted by the fact that we don’t know as much as we’d like. Proof is this video below which shows...

Jumpin’ Through Hoops: Watch This Vortec Blown 427ci Windsor Small Block Get Perfected On The Dyno

Engine building is about problem solving, right? You want to make more power so you solve that problem with better heads, a better camshaft, a better block, maybe you add some boost. What happens...

7s On Skinnies – This Aussie Datsun Truck Runs 7.90 With A 225 Tire on The Back!

It was of course the great Colin Chapman who defined his philosophy on race car building as “simplify and add lightness”. If we met the owner of this awesome little Datsun truck in...

Rocky Mountain Race Week Is On! We’ve Got Photos And A FREE Livestream Of The Entire Race Right Here!

If you missed our previous post, then take a look at this one as there is a link to the live streaming video below, plus a gallery of photos to start off our photo coverage of the event. We’ve...

Watch The 1970 World Figure 8 Championship From Islip Speedway As Shown On Wide World Of Sports!

Figure 8 racing has been a staple at stock car tracks for many decades now and the reason it has survived is because it is exciting to watch, it is relatively cheap to participate in, and it keeps...