Pandemonium: Return With Us to the Roots of Funny Car Racing

In the late ’50s through the ‘60s, drag racing was …

In the late ’50s through the ‘60s, drag racing was in many ways a regional sport. From the mid/southwest roared the Top Fuelers of Bob Creitz, Jimmy Nix, Bobby Langley, Vance Hunt, Lou Cangalose and from Kansas City, Kansas, Bob Sullivan. Bob, with (Read More..)

Blueprint for a Better Head: This Dart’s in the Bull’s-eye

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many …

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many as the most rugged and reliable large displacement automotive V-8 engine design of all time. It also sported canted valves, which open toward the center of the cylinders, and th (Read More..)

Million Dollar Babies: Barrett-Jackson Highlights

          Four of drag racing’s most iconic vehicles are now …

          Four of drag racing’s most iconic vehicles are now owned by one of stock car racing’s most iconic owners. The Mongoo$e and Snake forever changed the face of motorsports with their groundbreaking Mattel Hot Wheels deal, which ran (Read More..)

Power Brokers: Gregg Bellemeur

Like father like son. TA/FC standouts Sean Bellemeur and his …

Like father like son. TA/FC standouts Sean Bellemeur and his dad Gregg, have been racing together since Sean was a toddler, but Gregg was hammering the quarter long before Sean made the scene. It didn’t take Gregg long to progress from a spectator a (Read More..)

Setting the Pace: Mike Recchia’s Pro Extreme ’69 Camaro

    Despite the eye-catching appearance of his ’69 Camaro, when …

    Despite the eye-catching appearance of his ’69 Camaro, when Mike Recchia set out to build a new car for ADRL’s Pro Extreme class he claims not to have even cared about how it looked. When you’re competing in the quickest and fastest eighth (Read More..)