NHRA Mello Yello 2013 Season Finals

    John Force captures #16! Fourth entering the “playoffs,” he …

    John Force captures #16! Fourth entering the “playoffs,” he rallied to win three consecutive races in five straight final-round appearances in the six-race postseason.  Jimmie Johnson, eat your heart out; you’ll never catch him! The curta (Read More..)

The 22nd Annual California Hot Rod Reunion

Adam Sorokin scored a breakthrough Top Fuel win over Denver …

Adam Sorokin scored a breakthrough Top Fuel win over Denver Schutz. Adam, son of fabled Surfers driver Mike Sorokin, won in dramatic fashion: Leaving first, he experienced a teeth-rattling blower explosion, allowing Schutz to close the gap, much to hi (Read More..)

Tribute to an Outlaw

In the eyes of some observers, Kelvin Cannon’s Chevy II …

In the eyes of some observers, Kelvin Cannon’s Chevy II fastback is an odd duck. Most shake their heads wondering why someone would do that to a classic Chevy II. A handful of others look upon it with recognition in their eyes and a wide smile. That (Read More..)

Coping With a COPO

  Most drag racing enthusiasts are familiar with the original …

  Most drag racing enthusiasts are familiar with the original COPO Camaro program, which saw a select number of ’69 Camaros stuffed with a 427-cid ZL-1 big-block engine built under the veil of Chevrolet’s Central Office Production Order process. (Read More..)

Don Lough’s Bubble Top Beauty

  One of the greatest parts of goin’ to the …

  One of the greatest parts of goin’ to the digs isn’t just the racing, but the car show, too! One of the sweetest rides you’re going to come across is Don Lough’s immaculate ’62 Chevy Bel Air sport coupe bubble top.   Still very m (Read More..)

Spud Miller: An American Hot Rodding Success Story

  This story might sound familiar. Boy shows an early …

  This story might sound familiar. Boy shows an early aptitude for machinery and goes out on his own at an early age, tinkering with any motor that others will let him touch. He turns drag racer in his teens, starts tuning for his friends for beer (Read More..)

The Big Bang Theory, Part 3

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked …

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked the question: What causes catastrophic nitro engine failures in drag cars? We addressed this question to a few well-known racers and tuners. In Part 3 we speak to infamous tuner Austin Coil.   The a (Read More..)

The Big Bang Theory, Part 2

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked …

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked the question: What causes catastrophic nitro engine failures in drag cars? We addressed this question to a few well-known racers and tuners. In Part 2 we speak to Dave Settles.   Terry McMillen ligh (Read More..)