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Hey, Does That Thing Have a Hemi?

Hey, Does That Thing Have a Hemi?

May 16th, 2024 Chris Phillip

In case you missed all the fun back on April 26, National HEMI Day, we'll point out that it was also the 60th Anniversary of Chrysler's 426 HEMI. From crushing the competition in NASCAR in 1964 (and being banned from NASCAR racing in 1965!) to the street machines like the Belvedere GTX that took on the Corvette 427s and Chevelle SS396s of the day; and much more recently to the LAST CALL Dodge Chal...
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Wings Up for Thunderbird Appreciation Day!

Wings Up for Thunderbird Appreciation Day!

May 16th, 2024 Chris Phillip

You may know April 17 as National Mustang Day and April 26 as National HEMI Day. Now, the iconic Ford Thunderbird has its own appreciation day. Ford Thunderbird owners know that their cars are “Unique In All the World!” as the classic Ford catchphrase proudly points out. That’s why each May, the three major Thunderbird enthusiast clubs promote a global “Thunderbird Appreciation Day” – which this y...
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Congratulations to Five Star Race Car Bodies

Congratulations to Five Star Race Car Bodies

April 17th, 2024

Five Star Race Car Bodies has secured a remarkable achievement in the racing world by being awarded the esteemed title of NASCAR Cup Series Supplier of the Year. This accolade, bestowed upon them by the Cup Series Teams, highlights Five Star Bodies' exceptional contributions to NASCAR racing, particularly in the advancement of composite body panels for the Next Gen car. As a key NASCAR Competition...
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  Meet Megan Meyer, Drag Racer and Marketing Coach!

Meet Megan Meyer, Drag Racer and Marketing Coach!

April 3rd, 2024

Megan Meyer began her drag racing career in 2004 behind the wheel of a Junior Dragster before she became a 2x World Champion in the male-dominated NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster class. She is the daughter of award-winning tuner and driver, Randy Meyer, and competes alongside her little sister, 2021 NHRA World Champion Rachel Meyer. The Meyer Sisters hold records for the quickest and fastest passes down...
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Ford Sets New Quarter-Mile Record And Announces Mustang 60th Anniversary Tour

Ford Sets New Quarter-Mile Record And Announces Mustang 60th Anniversary Tour

March 28th, 2024

Ford is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the iconic Mustang with a nationwide tour dubbed "Mustang Unleashed." Alongside this milestone announcement, Ford made waves in the automotive world with the Super Cobra Jet 1800 electric drag racer setting a groundbreaking quarter-mile record. Let's dive into the details. Ford's Mustang Unleashed tour is set to kick off next month, featuring 12 stops ac...
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Unveiling Opulent Velocity: Cadillac's Glimpse into the Electric Performance Future

Unveiling Opulent Velocity: Cadillac's Glimpse into the Electric Performance Future

March 25th, 2024

Cadillac recently offered a tantalizing sneak peek into what the future of electric performance might hold. Dubbed Opulent Velocity, this concept vehicle serves as a tribute to Cadillac's rich heritage while heralding a new era of high-speed, zero-emission luxury driving. Opulent Velocity—aptly named to encapsulate the essence of Cadillac's opulence fused with velocity—embodies the brand's ethos o...
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Roland Leong Reunited With His 1969 “Mini” Charger Funny Car Shortly Before His Passing

Roland Leong Reunited With His 1969 “Mini” Charger Funny Car Shortly Before His Passing

February 22nd, 2024

Shortly before his passing on December 29, 2023, drag racing legend Roland Leong was recently reunited with his iconic 1969 “Mini-Charger” Funny Car, marking a historic moment in the world of drag racing. The long-lost gem was purchased sight unseen from Hawaii, and its restoration journey led to an emotional reunion at Keith Black's shop in South Gate. For those unfamiliar with the significance o...
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Ford Bronco 4600 Triumphs Again at King of the Hammers

Ford Bronco 4600 Triumphs Again at King of the Hammers

February 5th, 2024

In a stunning display of off-road prowess, the Ford Bronco 4600 has once again emerged victorious at the grueling King of the Hammers off-road race. This marks the third consecutive win for the Bronco in the turnkey, race-ready stock class, solidifying its reputation as a true off-road champion. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable achievement. Brad Lovell secured his third consecutive...
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Cadillac V Series Alive and Well for 2025!

Cadillac V Series Alive and Well for 2025!

January 24th, 2024

Introducing the refreshed and more advanced 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing. With a fresh exterior appearance including revised front fascia, larger grille, and redesigned Cadillac stacked signature vertical lighting with LED headlamps. The 2025 CT5 V-Series maintains the renowned power, refinement and performance enthusiasts expect, on and off the track with a 3.0TT V6 engine (CT5-V) and 6.2L Supe...
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The Iconic Journey of the BMW CSL

The Iconic Journey of the BMW CSL

January 18th, 2024

The BMW CSL has etched its name in the annals of automotive history as a symbol of performance and innovation. The CSL, an acronym for "Coupe Sport Leichtbau" (Coupe Sport Lightweight), was introduced by the German automaker BMW in the early 1970s. Designed as a homologation special, it was developed to qualify the car for racing in the European Touring Car Championship. The CSL model became not j...
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