Category Archives: Racing

2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals

The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand

2013 Queen City Riot

The inaugural Queen City Riot was kicked off at The Outland with an overwhelming response. As usual downtown traffic on a Friday night was packed. A Saturday Show at The VFW American Legion post 639 on South Scenic and a

2013 O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals

Had a great weekend at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals in Lincoln, NE. Family Events always puts on great shows that bring out the best cars, trucks, street rods, street machines and rat rods across the country.

Galpin Auto Sports’ Ed Roth Collection

Alan Taylor talks with Beau Boeckmann of Galpin Auto Sports and takes a walk around the world’s largest Ed ‘Big Daddy” Roth automotive collection.

Remembering Dean Jeffries

An automotive jack-of-all-trades, Dean Jeffries worked as a stuntman, car builder, and race car painter and pinstriper. He made the ‘Monkeemobile’ for the Monkees and ‘Black Beauty’ for the Green Hornet. During the car-crazy 1950s in Southern California, Dean Jeffries

Egg Salad

A creation from the dark depths of Super Rat Racing, Egg Salad was a Bonneville contender for 2011, accomplishing a top speed of 113mph. Carl Bjorklund, the fabricator behind Super Rat gives a brief description of his work of art

Killed Myself When I Was Young

Killed Myself When I Was Young from The Jalopy Journal on Vimeo. Thanks to the folks at Jalopy Journal…a fine compilation of early racing history!

Rare Footage – Garlits vs Shirley at Fremont/Baylands Raceway

The Nitro Hour was a local cable TV program out of Newark California that covered races at Fremont/Baylands Raceway from 1985 – 1987. This is from the first program, the East West Challenge, featuring a match race between Don Garlits

First 200MPH Run Controversy…

The great debate…Who ran the first 200MPH pass in the NHRA? In the minds of many, Karamesines was the first driver to exceed 200 mph on April 4, 1960, with a clocking of 8.82 at 204.54 mph at Illinois’ Alton

Welcome to Murray Country

Welcome to Murray Country from Fuel Tank TV on Vimeo. Machines come and go, usually becoming the victims of human progress.. Murray Markwell of Southern Customs, in Pakenham Melbourne loves his American Muscle Cars, he also loves having a beer