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..)

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..)

Collectible Keepers: Detailed Cars

These highly detailed gems are available from Prestige Hobbies, 1238 …

These highly detailed gems are available from Prestige Hobbies, 1238 S. Beach Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92804, call toll-free 888.886.5778, or click on Prestige-hobbies.com.   -The Mongoo$e’s 1970 Hot Wheels Transporter and Duster Funny Car are fin (Read More..)

A Guy Never Forgets His First

  It’s Been Said Anticipation is Better Than the Reality, …

  It’s Been Said Anticipation is Better Than the Reality, not so for Bob Bode   As I write this, two days following the conclusion of NHRA’s Lucas Oil Nationals, somewhere outside of Chicago there’s one really happy guy—actually a bun (Read More..)