Category Archives: News

KC Mathieu’s Gas Monkey Frankenstein Pickup

KC Mathieu became famous--at least among gearheads--as the painter for Gas Monkey Garage. Mathieu since has left to go back to his own specialist paint and body shop known as KC's Paint Shop, but that doesn't mean he hasn't got anything cool going on. Check out the new video he's just posted on his YouTube…
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800 Horsepower Carbureted LS7 Ripping on the Dyno

Recently, I had the opportunity to do a build series for Circle Track magazine taking a look at how well a modern LS7 would work as a Super Dirt Late Model engine (turns out, not too bad). As part of the build we used an RHS LS7 heads and block, Lunati crank and connecting rods, Mahle…
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Ride Along as this Guy Drives Right Off a Cliff

Who knows why this guy was running a dash cam in his SUV, but we're sure glad he did! Watch as he gets on it a little too hard coming out of a tunnel just ahead of a turn and winds up driving right off a cliff. We guarantee the first time you see this…
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Twin Turbo Wreaks Havoc on the Dyno

Nelson Racing Engines regularly produces some of the most powerful street engines ever seen--and they also make some pretty cool dyno videos. This bad boy is a twin-turbo big block running E85 producing over 2,100 horsepower on 632 cubic inches. It makes a great sound, but what's fun in this video is watching the exhaust headers…
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Incredible Stunts on the Wall of Death

Here's a video where the obligatory "don't try this at home" label probably isn't even necessary. We don't have much background information on this clip. We do know it was shot in Bengal, India, where someone has built this "Wall of Death." These showmen are performing stunts on this vertigo-inducing barrel in what looks like…
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Ford’s GT Supercar Hits the Track

We've drooled over the photos of Ford's new GT supercar long enough. Now we've got video of the race car version testing on the track. The twin-turbo V6 providing the motivation certainly doesn't have the usual V8 sound, but it's definitely something we could get used to.
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Your Drag Racing Crash Fix is Here

Seven big crashes by drag racers in three-and-a-half minutes. That's definitely worth your time. Especially because they all walked away. We should run a contest to see who can come closest to the total repair bill (if we knew it.)
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Ford has Finalized Design for Their 2017 GT Supercar

Ford has just finalized the production design for their GT supercar, and they've also released these really cool photos of the car to celebrate. You've probably already heard of the new GT with it's 600 horsepower turbocharged Ecoboost V6, carbon fiber construction and incredible out-of-the-box design. Now we know that the car will go into…
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