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Drag Racing Action Photos: No Mercy 11 At South Georgia Motorsports Park – When The Big Guns Run Wild!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – I have long loved working at the DuckX productions events known as Sweet 16 and No Mercy. Heck, Lights Out is another amazing drag racing conflagration that happens...

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Gone, Baby, Gone: Ride Along On The SSC Tuatara’s 331 MPH Record-Setting Run In Nevada

331 MPH. I want to put this into perspective. The fastest I’ve ever been in a car I’ve personally owned with a known measurement is 130.287 in Angry Grandpa at Wilmington in 2015. The...

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Best Worst Ship Ever: The Insane, Incredible, Insolvent, and Entirely Unbelievable Story Of The SS Great Eastern

This is the story of one of the greatest engineering achievements of the  Victorian Age. It is also the story of a ship so far ahead of its time it was one of the greatest financial failures ever...

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Speed In The Swamp: Top Fuel and Funny Car Action Photos From The 2020 NHRA Gatornationals

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was only a few weeks back but the 2020 NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals represented a big move for the series in 2020 because it was the first race outside of...

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The 2020 Hi-Performance Expo Powered by Optima Batteries Is Coming To COTA November 1-3 – Big Fun, Big Money, Be There!

Winter is on the way, you have been likely locked out of at least a few of your favorite events this year and you are kind of bummed that there’s nothing left to do this year, right? WRONG. The...

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Boosted Insanity: Watch The Most Powerful 4.0L Jeep Engine Ever Built Make 860+ HP and 880+ Lb-Ft On The Dyno!

It has been awesome to watch Newcomer Racing’s builds on the Horsepower Monster YouTube Channel. This company that is so well known for its Jeep inline six stuff is just killing it. The...

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The Mid West Drag Racing Series World Championships Highlights From The Throwdown In T-Town

Tulsa Raceway Park was the site of some of the most bad ass drag racing in the country last weekend. With TRIPLE POINTS at stake for some racers, this was one important race for the season. The...

On This Day: Welcome To The Gas Crisis Of 1973

The EPA might have kicked the musclecar down to the ground, but if you want to know when the party was really, truly over, all you need to do is remember October 17, 1973. That was the day that OPEC,...

Crispy Fried Ram: Waking Up A Rusty Dodge Truck The Right And “YouTube” Way

Due to the hard work and perseverance of a handful of YouTubers who decided to do something besides record themselves playing a video game, reviving old, battered and forlorn vehicles has become a...

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Classic YouTube: This Viper Comes Within A Cat’s Whisker Of Slapping The Wall At The Viper Nationals In Texas!

Ma Mopar’s pet snake has been, historically, a car that suffers no fools. From the moment you approach a Dodge Viper, no matter the generation, there isn’t any question that this is not...

This Hemi-Powered 1963 Chevrolet Impala Demands Every Ounce Of Respect It Is Owed.

“The Gudfar”, Norwegian for “The Godfather”. Ok, let’s ditch every reference to Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 masterpiece of a film right off of the bat, because...

Watch This Tiny, Rotary Powered Van Put On A Heck Of A Show At An Aussie Burnout Contest

Today we have some burnout entertainment in the form of a comically small van that is powered by a little rotary engine which smokes the tires, spins violent donuts, and gets its entire exhaust...

Hilarious Video: Watch A Dude Go Water Skiing With An Excavator For Propulsion – Big Time Fun!

This is our kind of good time. We don’t know the back story, we don’t know where it happened, but we do know that we want to try it. The quick and dirty on this video is that you’ll...

Watch The Pink Panther Get Waxed In A Street Race By An Old Lady In A Sleeper

You know that we’re not huge street racing advocates around here but in the realm of the cartoon world? We’ve got no issues with that, especially when it involved the iconically cool Pink...

Great Chase: The Campy But Still Awesome Car Chase From The Stallone Movie “Cobra”

The Sylvester Stallone movie Cobra may be mostly unwatchable dreck, but I like the car chase in it, despite the fact that there’s a fair amount of campy weirdness throughout. The reason I like...

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Old School Wheelstander Video: Joe Douthit Performing In His Bitchin’ 1969 Nova

We’re previously noted that wheelstanders are among our most favorite drag strip attractions. Sadly, their numbers are dwindling today, but during the height of their popularity, there were...

This Animation Shows Once And For All How A Two-Stroke Diesel Engine Works

While the two stroke diesel engine is not as common as it once was we thought it would be cool to show you some neat animation that depicts just how these things work. There’s lots of confusion...

Ride Along For A Lap Down The Tiny (and not extravagantly lit) 330′ Mountain Motor Dragway In Kentucky

While most people associate the distances of a quarter and eighth mile, the fact remains that there are tracks of all different lengths around the country. 100 foot drags have been held in many...

Meziere Starter and Flexplate Packages Are The Perfect Answer For Your Tough Race Or Street Engine

There are certain things in life that go together perfectly. A burger and fries. Beer and chocolate cake. Pizza and beer. Ok, you get the picture. There are certain things in life that HAVE TO go...

Morning Symphony: Lamborghini Diablo SV At Speed

The Countach was 1970s drug dealer chic. The Testarossa required you to dress in pastels and enjoy synthesizer music. The 959 required a distinct lack of humor, the F40 meant that you were the...

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