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Supercharged Vintage Kit Car That Looks Like a Toy Proves To Be a Real Drag Racing Menace
Supercharged Vintage Kit Car That Looks Like a Toy Proves To Be a Real Drag Racing Menace

25 Sep 2022, 16:19 UTC / Watch an interesting drag race event where a toy-looking, supercharged kit car managed to wipe the floor with its competition

 
Low-Mile 2020 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC Can Show You the Ways of Hyper Naked Goodness
Low-Mile 2020 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC Can Show You the Ways of Hyper Naked Goodness

21 Sep 2022, 17:02 UTC / What you’re seeing here is one of only 350 copies produced for the 2020 model-year, and its digital clock displays less than 2k miles

 
This 1960 Pontiac Catalina Went "Beep Beep" Before the Plymouth Road Runner Did
This 1960 Pontiac Catalina Went "Beep Beep" Before the Plymouth Road Runner Did

20 Sep 2022, 15:36 UTC / The next best thing to a Super Duty, this first-generation Pontiac Catalina won races and set records at the drag strip 60 years ago.

 
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Dragster Barn Find Pays Tribute to an Iconic WWI Plane, Needs Help
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Dragster Barn Find Pays Tribute to an Iconic WWI Plane, Needs Help

17 Sep 2022, 19:24 UTC / Named "Snoopy's Sopwith Camel," this dragster pays tribute to the British biplane fighter that downed no fewer than 1,300 enemy aircraft during WWI.

 
Mysterious 1962 Chevy Impala SS 409 Found in a Parking Lot, Is It a True Lightweight Car?
Mysterious 1962 Chevy Impala SS 409 Found in a Parking Lot, Is It a True Lightweight Car?

2 Sep 2022, 12:30 UTC / While not as coveted as the Z11, the drag-spec SS 409 is quite the rare bird because only 18 cars reportedly left the Chevrolet factory

 
NHRA Funny Car Call Out - Take It Easy or Resolve a Grudge?
NHRA Funny Car Call Out - Take It Easy or Resolve a Grudge?

25 Aug 2022, 10:01 UTC / The NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway this coming weekend is a chance for Funny Car drivers to opt to face their foes in the Callout race

 
Watch Alcohol Funny Car Crash at 250 mph (402 Kph)
Watch Alcohol Funny Car Crash at 250 mph (402 Kph)

21 Aug 2022, 10:14 UTC / Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Doug Gordon losses control of his car at the end of a race, smashes hi car to pieces, and walks away unhurt.

 
Zero to 334 Miles per Hour in 3.66 Seconds in Brainerd, Minnesota
Zero to 334 Miles per Hour in 3.66 Seconds in Brainerd, Minnesota

21 Aug 2022, 07:08 UTC / Brittany Force and Matt Hagan returned to form qualifying at the top at the NHRA 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota

 
World's Only Dodge Durango Redeye Morphs Into Something Even More Ridiculous
World's Only Dodge Durango Redeye Morphs Into Something Even More Ridiculous

18 Aug 2022, 13:51 UTC / Built by Dodge as a prototype and sold to drag racer Tom Bailey, the one-off Durango Hellcat Redeye is now a Drag Pak race car

 
Dragster Blazes to a 3.754-Second Run in NHRA Top Fuel
Dragster Blazes to a 3.754-Second Run in NHRA Top Fuel

14 Aug 2022, 12:34 UTC / Scorched earth is not uncommon on NHRA dragstrips and the same can be said for the entire area around NHRA's Menards Nationals in Topeka, Kansas

 
2,800 HP Larry Larson Built Chevy II Destroys Competition… and It's Own Engine
2,800 HP Larry Larson Built Chevy II Destroys Competition… and It's Own Engine

13 Aug 2022, 19:18 UTC / 1966 Chevrolet II with enormous power and incredible reflexes makes challengers look devastatingly slow. But drag racing is not all about speed and power

 
1964 Dragula Coffin Dragster Up for Grabs Again, But There’s a Catch
1964 Dragula Coffin Dragster Up for Grabs Again, But There’s a Catch

9 Aug 2022, 09:42 UTC / A replica of the George Barris 1964 Dragula Coffin Dragster is up for grabs during an auction later this month, no estimate on selling price made

 
Jet Powered Limo-Style Dragster for Sale, Could Be a Racing Legend of the Last Millennium
Jet Powered Limo-Style Dragster for Sale, Could Be a Racing Legend of the Last Millennium

7 Aug 2022, 00:22 UTC / Monstrously long and even more so powerful, the masked dragster is up for grabs at an online auction. Place your bids, everyone, for this is one fast ride.

 
NHRA Racers Schumacher and Coughlin Jr. Beat the Heat and Upset Field in Seattle
NHRA Racers Schumacher and Coughlin Jr. Beat the Heat and Upset Field in Seattle

1 Aug 2022, 07:29 UTC / Tony Schumacher and Troy Coughlin Jr. pull off upset wins over the favorites under extreme heat conditions in Flav-R-Pak NHRA Northwest Nationals

 
Judy Lilly's 1967 Plymouth Belvedere Is a Six-Figure Racer With a Raging HEMI V8
Judy Lilly's 1967 Plymouth Belvedere Is a Six-Figure Racer With a Raging HEMI V8

19 Jul 2022, 11:27 UTC / Plymouth built more than one R023 factory lightweight racer in the 1960s, but this specific Belvedere is believed to be the prototype for the entire series

 
1941 Willys "Son of Night Prowler" Is a Nostalgia Gasser With a Touching Story
1941 Willys "Son of Night Prowler" Is a Nostalgia Gasser With a Touching Story

6 Jul 2022, 11:13 UTC / The Willys Americar may not be an iconic road car, but it's one of the most legendary vehicles out there in gasser form. This one looks the part

 
1962 Dodge Dart Is Not Your Grandma's Grocery Getter, HEMI Surprise Under the Hood
1962 Dodge Dart Is Not Your Grandma's Grocery Getter, HEMI Surprise Under the Hood

23 Jun 2022, 10:59 UTC / Not only a cool Ramchargers tribute, this Dodge Dart is the world's only two-door 1962-model-year wagon. And it packs a mean HEMI under the hood

 
1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dragster Spent Decades in Storage, Gets First Wash in 40 Years
1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dragster Spent Decades in Storage, Gets First Wash in 40 Years

18 Jun 2022, 17:40 UTC / Retired from the drag strip sometime in the early 1980s, this Camaro spent more than 40 years in storage. But now it's ready to make a comeback

 
1968 Dodge Charger Is a Mysterious Dragster Begging for Restoration
1968 Dodge Charger Is a Mysterious Dragster Begging for Restoration

7 Jun 2022, 19:53 UTC / Raced in the 1980s and 1990s, this 1968 Dodge Charger is stripped-off rust bucket with a cool livery. Is it worth saving?

 
Alcohol-Injected 1979 Chevy Malibu Hits the Drag Strip, 7-Second Insanity Ensues
Alcohol-Injected 1979 Chevy Malibu Hits the Drag Strip, 7-Second Insanity Ensues

6 Jun 2022, 08:40 UTC / Are you familiar with Murder Nova? Well, this dragster is pretty much Murder Malibu, the cousin that went rogue after growing up in the disco era