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How Does A Top Tier Drag Radial Car Cost To Race? In The Hot Seat: Justin Martin’s LDR Twin Turbo Nova!

Racing isn’t cheap. Sure, the average guy can totally build a car at home and go racing and have a lot of fun without breaking the bank. But the cost of racing is proportional to how quick and...

FREE LIVE STREAMING DRAG RACING! We Are LIVE From The Southwest Showdown In Tucson All Weekend!

That’s right folks, we’re super excited to bring you our FIRST live streaming video broadcast of 2021 starting this Thursday afternoon from Tucson Dragway, home of the Southwest Shootout....

Rocky Mountain Race Week AND Road Week Registration Is Open! Sign Up Now!

If you dream of driving your hot rod cross country, racing it each and every day, and meeting all kinds of other people that are doing the same thing, then Rocky Mountain Race Week is the event for...

Lone Star Throwdown 2021 Photos Just Keep Coming! Nothing But Custom Trucks In This Batch!

Lone Star Throwdown photos baby! We’ve got tons more to share this week and today’s batch is a mix of nothing but late model custom trucks of all kinds. Fords, Dodge, Toyota, Chevrolet,...

Finnegan Shares 5 Must-Do Hacks For Building Headers At Home, So Watch!

Building headers at home is fun! Okay, so you’ve probably not heard that statement very often when talking about building headers, but the truth is that there are tips and tricks that can...

Lights Out 12 Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up, Header Flaming Images From The Baddest Radial Race On Earth

Oh yes, it’s Lights Out 12 week here at South Georgia Motorsports Park and that means the baddest small tire cars in the country have all converged on this fabled drag strip just north of the...

Listen Up: Too Fat To Fly – The Incredible Story Of How Big Rig Super Speedway Racing Started In America Circa 1979

In 1979 a promoter from Tennessee put on the first ever big rig super speedway race and it caused a national panic. The government, the trucking industry, the Teamsters, tire companies, and sponsors...

Ever Want To Know What Goes Into Building A 410 Sprint Car Engine? World Of Outlaws Power Starts Here!

410 Sprint Car engines are pretty bad ass bullets that make more than 900 horsepower, naturally aspirated, on methanol. When you bolt one into a car that weighs just 1,400 lbs, you can imagine that...

This 1965 VW Beetle Does It For Me! Lowered, Clean, And California Style

I have never owned a Volkswagen. Not one. It is kinda weird, because I really dig them and would love to have one. In fact a bug like this is way higher on the list of cars I want to own than some...

Incredible Video: This 1964 Film Featuring The United States Drag Team Shows Things We Have Never Seen Before!

The United States Drag Team and their venture to England in 1964 was a revelation to a country who had just awoken to the prospect of the sport of drag racing. Some of the game’s biggest stars...

Cash Days New Orleans Video Coverage Right Here! Wheels Up Street Racing In The South At Da Pad!

In this epic age of street racing, where Cash Days have become something even some casual hot rodders and car fans know about thanks to all the tv shows, there is big money on the line. With Covid...

Watch Every Run That Lyle Barnett Made In The Elite Motorsports ProCharged Camaro Pro Mod During The US Street Nationals In Bradenton

Our boy Lyle Barnett is living the dream in 2021, after putting together a deal to drive the Elite Motorsports ProCharged Camaro in NHRA’s E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified. His plan is to run every...

LT Asks: The Actual Cost of Turbocharging a Big Block 8.1: Should I have built an LS instead?

I’m a big fan of LS engines, and they are all the rage, but some people can’t stand them because they ARE so popular. Some think there is no other engine on earth that can compete with...

Edelbrock Isn’t Dead!!! WTF People?! Their Move From Torrance Headquarters Is No Surprise. Their Foundries Are Staying In California!

I’m sorry, but the rampant misinformation, ignorance, and flagrant absurdities that have been flying since Edelbrock informed the Employment Development Department of their plans to layoff 270...