“It’s all up to Courtney Force now…” The race that put her on the road to the 100th NHRA win for women.
What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than with big speed and tiny cars? 74 years of Midget car racing at the Turkey Night Grand Prix has been all that and more.
In April 1953, the Southern California Championship Drags were held as a joint venture between the new National Hot Rod Association, the Pomona Valley Timing Association and local car clubs at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California.
In 1966, the ’67 model year Camaro debuted as an alternative to the Ford Mustang. However, the story goes that despite an outcry for a Chevy pony car that could really compete on the street and the track, GM corporate wouldn’t allow anything bigger than a 400 cu in engine to power the vehicle.
America may be a democracy, but on July 4, 1984, we proved that even the President of the United States is second to The King as NASCAR royalty, Richard Petty, geared up for a shot at his 200th career victory at the Firecracker 400.
The Andretti Curse kicked off with one historic day in 1969.
In 1972, noone and nothing was hotter than Ed “Ace” McCulloch and the Revullution dragster.
On March 22,1992 at the Motorcraft Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, Kenny Bernstein became the first driver to break 300 miles per hour with a speed of 301.7 becoming the King of Speed.
The Classic Corner: Looking back at Connie Kalitta’s storied career.
The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA recently screened Need for Speed with a Q&A on the car chases and stunts in the film.