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John Gibson   One Dirt Editor

John Gibson has been around dirt track racing his entire life. In fact he was almost born at Monett Speedway in Monett Missouri. He has raced everything on dirt and asphalt from karts, to Indycars, to the 650 hp stock cars in the USAR Pro Cup where he currently races.


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Edelbrock Unveils New Revamped Website

Chances are that if you are visiting this site that you have also visited Edelbrock.com. You might have noticed that the website has a different look, as late last week they unveiled their newly designed website.

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Stolen Chevy Returned To Rightful Owner After 30 Years

We all want the law to work, wrongs to be righted, crooks to be caught, and ultimately justice served. For Ian Wilson, justice came over 30 years after his beloved 1957 Chevy Bel Air was stolen in the early 1980s

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The Ins And Outs Of An MSD Ignition System

Many have fallen victim to fighting ignition issues because they don’t properly understand ignition systems and how they work. Instead of constantly fighting this battle or paying someone to work on your ignition, many misfires can be solved by looking back at the basics of an ignition system.

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Goodguys Southeastern Nationals Super Sunday

Starting Sunday morning, the folks at Goodguys opened the gates for any American made or American powered cars, and shed the 1972 cutoff. You’ve got to see some of the rides that showed up at the Southeastern Nationals

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Goodguys 19th Annual Southeastern Nationals Recap

Every October Charlotte Motor Speedway is flooded by some of the most rare rides and powerful hot rods one will ever see. In it’s 19th year of existence, this year’s Goodguys Southeastern Nationals may have been one of the best yet. Check it out!

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PRI 2012: Quick Fuel Technology’s New Black Diamond Series Carbs

We all want a car that looks good and can make everyone else drool. But we also want a ride that can actually be used. What’s the point if it looks good, but overheats after fifteen minutes of driving? At PRI 2012, Quick Fuel Technology has captured both functionality and looks with their new Black Diamond Series.

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Rod Authority Top 10 Picks From Goodguys Southeastern Nationals

Every year thousands of classic car enthusiasts flock to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals. We take on the challenge of producing a Top 10 picks from the show, which as you can imagine isn’t as easy as it sounds. Out of 2,500 amazing entires, check out our favorites here!

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PRI 2012: Pertronix Adds Noise With New Electric Exhaust Cutouts

At PRI 2012 we discovered that Pertronix went back to the drawing board and redeveloped their Stainless Steel Electric Exhaust Cutouts available through Doug’s Headers. Check them out here.

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We Sit Down With The Legendary Vic Edelbrock Jr.

At 76 years-old, Vic Edelbrock Jr. shows no signs of calling it quits. Recently we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Vic Jr. about the early days of Edelbrock, his father, and the current state of motorsports. Read the exclusive interview here.

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Video: Vintage Racing Crashes Showcase How Dangerous Racing Was

If you truly want to see heroic driving, take a look back 60-70 years ago when racing was arguably the most dangerous sport in existence. This video showcases some of the most scariest crashes from years past. We have to warn you, some of these clips are tough to watch. Watch the video here.

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PRI 2011: Eaton Performance’s Differential Options On Display

Whether you race on the strip, oval, or simply just restore cars for a living, having a differential for your application is critical for your success. When we stopped by the folks at Eaton Performance booth at PRI 2011 they reminded us how crucial choosing the correct differential is.

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PRI 2011: Crane Cams Optical Points Replacement Systems

People often look at Crane Cams as strictly a camshaft company, but many forget that Crane has been an innovator in digital ignition systems. We stopped by their booth at PRI 2011 and learned more about their points replacement systems. Watch the video here.

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PRI 2011: Bell Racing’s Old School Helmet Design With Modern Touches

For 2012, Bell Racing Helmets is debuting a new line of vintage helmets that will feature popular helmets from each era of racing, but with modern technology and modern construction. We stopped by Bell Racing’s booth at the 2011 PRI show to check them out.

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Hurry! Nitto’s Fan Drive Sweepstakes Ends On December 31st

Want to win a free customized ride? Well you better hurry! Nitto Tires is currently running a giveaway called the Nitto Fan Drive Sweepstakes, that is going to give one lucky person the keys to one of nine customized rides. But the giveaway ends December 31st! So you better hurry and get your entry in!

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PRI 2011: Quickfuel Technology Showcases Affordable Slayer Carbs

With so many choices on the market it can be extremely confusing on how to choose the correct carburetor. One carburetor that caught our attention at the 2011 PRI show was Quickfuel Technology’s new affordable Slayer Carburetor Series.

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