Pretty much everyone knows what a funny car is, or what a top fuel dragster is. We wanted to show you these early nostalgic pictures of how far the funny car has evolved and where it started.
Look what the folks over at Bangshift turned us onto: It’s a wild off-the-wall video of everything from motorcycles, drag cars, rat rods, and even a wheelchair, dragracing on ice. With think that these guys don’t have it all together upstairs and the logic module…but who are we to judge?
The Chop Stick Car Club had their 12th annual car meet in Yokohama recently and a crazy mash up of rats, rods, muscle and bikes turned up in force. As always, our friends in Japan have a interesting way of spinning US kar kulture and there are a couple of odd ball buggies here that will raise an eyebrow or two.
This year Goodguys is sending one lucky Goodguy or Goodgal to the 15th Southwest Nationals in November on the house in their “Destination Scottsdale” contest. And all you have to do to win is follow the classic car gurus on Facebook!
A road trip in your hot rod might be the most fun you ever have in your car! Video of the Reetz family’s epic hot rod journey could be a template for your next big adventure.
This ‘64 Volkswagen van may not be quite what comes to mind when you think of a hot rod, but if you grew up in a VW household like I did, there is still a place in your heart for the iconic German brand.
If the traditional hot rodding scene appeals to you, it’s nice to know that you would fit right in. No matter what language was being spoken!
Recently, the NFL’s Joe Maddon bought himself a clean ’56 two door post. The Tampa Bay Rays manager bought the Tri Five in celebration of his contract extension. The car is being shipped to Maddon’s spring training center in Port Charlotte, Florida after being restored in Arizona.
Are you tired of having to calibrate your aftermarket electronic speedometer every time you change your tires or rear end gears? Well now you don’t have to! With Speedway Motors’ new GPS Speedometer Sending Unit, your speedometer will read the correct speed without the hassle of calibration.
Rat rods are all the rage these days, and while this ’64 LeMans may not be your typical rat rod, the 1,000 horsepower engine suggests otherwise. With an estimated top speed of around 190 mph, this LeMans has one goal in mind; conquer the Texas Mile.
The annual March Meet at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California remains one of the most exciting events held all season long. Unfortunately, when you bring together such a collection of wild and high horsepower machines, things can also get exciting for all the wrong reasons.
You trust Dynojet Research Inc. with all your aftermarket performance and automotive diagnostic tool needs, so why not become a fan of their’s on Facebook? So let’s help boost the company’s Facebook fan page “Likes!”
Among the latest unique builds that Holley’s products are being used on is the ‘55 Chevy project car known as “X-BOX.” Owned by ProRides’ Denny Terzich, this looks to be quite the build according to Holley’s Facebook page and makes use of some of the company’s famous products.
The Hot Rod Power Tour is the ultimate road trip for any gearhead and thanks to Royal Purple you could be going to this year’s event June 2nd through the 9th. Getting registered for this amazing opportunity is simple, but you have to act fast because the contest ends March 16th.
The Summernats has become an Aussie rodding tradition since its first event in 1988. Motor enthusiasts from all over Australia and the world come to show off the nastiest street beasts that the Outback has to offer. One of the nastiest is Shane Anderson’s 502 powered ’57, seen here burning out at Summernats 25.