In an unfortunate accident at Capitol Raceway in Crofton, Maryland over the weekend “Black Ice”, a ’57 Chevy built for some serious drag racing, driven by Vinnie DiRose was destroyed by fire following a roll over accident. Fortunately Vinnie was able to walk away from the accident. Looking at the below videos you can see [...]
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In a show of capabilities, Evolution Performance of Aston, Pennsylvania has run the first sub-9 second quarter mile pass with a 8.89 @ 148 mph. Of course this was done with anything but a stock power plant but it shows that the new 5.0 has potential – lots of it. Sporting a 5.0 race engine [...]
Yes, that’s right – We said it, world’ fastest backhoe. Now it’s not every day that you find a piece of construction equipment blazing down the 1320 carrying the front wheels. That is until JCB, makers of heavy equipment and no strangers to speed, dumped a 1,300 horsepower engine into a backhoe, installed some trick [...]
At the fifth annual Bixby Knolls car show in Long Beach, Califorinia lots of cars of different types and makes were to be seen, but the highlight was certainly the cacklefest. Now you may ask to yourself — What exactly is this cacklefest thing? If you go back to the beginning of drag racing where [...]
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is going to kick off its Inaugural Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Raceway is Concord, NC March 25-28. In 2009 the NHRA did an exhibition at zMax with funny cars and top fuel dragsters, but I don’t think anyone was expecting that they’d go four lanes for an entire event [...]