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Watch Romain Grosjean Walk Away From One Of The Worst Formula One Crashes In History

This is beyond stunning. This is the worst single F1 crash we have ever seen anyone survive and when you listen to the sport’s veterans and survivors from the deadliest days, they all agree. On...

Finnegan’s 200 mph Caddy Gets A New Chassis And Sits On Its Wheels For The First Time – Pure Sexy

If you haven’t been following along with Finnegan’s latest crazy fun project, then welcome to the psych ward, cause in here an 8 second, 200 mph, street driven 1961 Cadillac Coupe DeVille...

Ultimate Street Cars At COTA! The Ultimate Street Car Showdown Relocates To Texas

(Words By Jim McIlvaine)  There were some things that just weren’t going to happen in 2020. The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, presented by Advance Auto Parts wasn’t on that...

Big Tire, Small Tire, No Time, Drag Radials, And So Much More From Street Car Super Nationals 16 In Las Vegas

It’s on like Donkey Kong, the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas is in full swing with qualifying all done and eliminations starting today. There are tons of cool cars and trucks making...

Meet The Completely Insane City Slicker Pulling Tractor – Triple Turbo Allison (W/Video)

(Photos from Sascha Mecking collection) – Stuck in no one’s rut – That’s what it says on the side of the amazing, weird, interesting, and completely unique City Slicker that...

Wheels Up, Revs Up, Fun Up! Action Photos From The Southeast Gassers Association At Shadyside Dragway

(Photos by David Whealon) – The Southeast Gassers Association continues to be one of the great shining lights in the world of drag racing and the these photos from a recent outing at Shadyside...

There’s A New 5-Speed In Town! Out With The TKO And In With The New TKX!!!

Introducing the newest, and ONLY, 5 speed transmission designed strictly with swaps in mind. This is the Tremec TKX. Honestly, this one has not been easy to keep under wraps. Security was so tight...

Drag Action Photos: The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Were A Battle On The Track and With Mother Nature

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals were absolutely awesome until mother nature decided that it was time to be done. The event was a battle the likes of...

Watch The Most Insane Giant Vise You Have Ever Seen, Get Built By Fireball Tools

I’ve talked about Fireball Tools in the past and am a firm believer in their products. I only own a couple of their squares, but have been following their other products for years and have seen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...