Gallery: RacingJunk’s Top 5 Stories from 2022

Click Here to Begin Slideshow With 2022 wrapping up, and life feeling a little normal again, we wanted to look back at what stories connected to our readers the most. We present to you the top 5 stories from this past year.  Click Here to Begin Slideshow

Gallery: RacingJunk's Top 5 Stories from 2022

Click Here to Begin Slideshow

With 2022 wrapping up, and life feeling a little normal again, we wanted to look back at what stories connected to our readers the most. We present to you the top 5 stories from this past year. 

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5. Steve Huff Takes the Electric Dragster Down the Strip at Gators

NHRA legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ career is as big and loud as anybody’s but his newest Swamp Rat dragster is everything BUT loud. Garlits’ new battery-powered dragster sent Steve Huff into the staging beams at over 200mph during a Pep Boys Electric Vehicle Service exhibition pass at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. READ FULL STORY HERE!

4. ‘Street Outlaws’ Star Ryan Fellows Dies in Las Vegas Crash

A native of Chula Vista, California, Fellows was a co-star of the Discovery/Discovery+ street drag racing show that began airing in 2013. A statement was made by Discovery officials on Twitter: “The Street Outlaws family is heartbroken by the accident that led to the tragic death of Ryan Fellows. We extend our deepest sympathy to Ryan’s loved ones as they process this sudden and devastating loss.” READ FULL STORY HERE.

3. Today’s Cool Classified Find is this 87 Acre Motorsports Park for $2,200,000

Start your new Motorsports enterprise with Today’s Cool Classified Find! Located just outside of Albuquerque New Mexico. Details from the seller:

Sandia Motorsports Park is an 87 acre facility located just minutes from 1 million customers in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Sandia has a 1.7 mile paved road course, a large 3/8 mile paved banked oval and a 1/4 mile paved oval plus a 3/8 mile banked dirt tract and a 1/4 mile dirt tract, and a 1/4 midget track. All racing venues have bleachers with the main asphalt track having bathrooms, cooking and meeting facilities. This is an ongoing operation for over 16 years. Lease or lease to purchase considered. Buyer responsible to verify information. READ FULL STORY HERE.

2. Mitzi's Motor Mavens: 2022 Mooneyes Car Show Pinup Finalists

Mitzi Valenzuela is hosting the 2022 Miss Mooneyes Pinup Contest for the Mooneyes Car Show and Drag this weekend in Irwindale. Check out the lovely finalists and let us know who'd get YOUR vote! READ FULL STORY HERE!

1. NHRA Phoenix Gone After 2023, Plus Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes in the Pits

NHRA’s Camping World Drag Racing Series will say goodbye to racing in the Phoenix, Arizona area next year, likely in February, when it holds its final race at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. READ FULL STORY HERE!

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