Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Coming or Going, Studebaker Sold Style to a Postwar Generation
“First by far with a postwar car” was Studebaker’s advertising line when it introduced its 1947 models. The innovative company beat its competitors with cars that were a stark departure from the upright designs of pre-Pearl Harbor days.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Calling the shots on a Top Fueller
If, like one third of the Eurodragster.com staff, you are a mechanical ignoramus and stand there with a Homer Simpson look on your face when a tuner tells you "We'll change the timing next round" or "We'll put in/take out fuel" then we can highly recommend a visit to the latest entry in our exclusive Racer Blog. In his latest article Dutch Top Fuel Dragster racer Lex Joon goes into quite some detail about the tuning calls which have to be made before venturing out onto the track in the MPM Oil Top Fuel Dragster, and what is actually done to put those calls into action - sometimes at the last minute.
European Drag Racing wallpaper
If your current wallpaper is starting to look a bit jaded then Eurodragster.com has just the thing for you courtesy of Swedish photo-journalist Stefan Boman, who has provided us with no fewer than twenty wallpaper files from the 2006 European season. The wallpaper files offer something for everyone covering a number of classes both Pro and Sportsman and both on and off-track.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Life on the Ethanol-Guzzling Prairie
What is happening is a vision that many in rural America see as their salvation: high-performance moonshine from amber fields of grain, and a “grass station” in every town.
A Famous Customizer Runs Afoul of California’s Clean-Air Cops
The California Air Resources Board announced last month that it had fined Jesse James of West Coast Choppers and the former host of the television show “Monster Garage” for selling motorcycles between 1998 and 2005 that did not meet the state’s emissions laws.
Dodge will gauge reaction to sporty Demon
Dodge will introduce a sporty little rear-wheel-drive concept roadster at the Geneva auto show in Switzerland next month. Looks good, but it ain't the kind of car that Billy Stepp would paint red, white, and blue and run in Pro Stock.

Saturday, February 10, 2007

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

NHRA News: Will rides out spectacular Las Vegas testing accident
Top Fuel racer Hillary Will emerged with only minor injuries from a spectacular testing accident Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Amazing photos.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007