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PHAROAHS CAR CLUB SINCE 1948

With overwhelming response from our pilot episode of the Pharoahs we have decided to do a mini series on the renowned car club. Here is the first interview...

MOTORSPORTS NEWS PUBLICATIONS RESUMES THE PRINTED VERSION OF THE NEWS IN JULY

Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic we decided for the safety of our team, our readers and all the people we come in contact with on a daily basis that it would be in the best interest...

WE ARE BACK AFTER COVID 19 RAVAGED THE HOT ROD INDUSTRY AND THE NEWSPAPER.

Update on the lockdown car show http://www.lockdowncarshow.com Lockdown car show front page We closed the application deadline and held off announcing the winners until the 20th of june. We...

Coronavirus claims Larry Rathgeb, 50 years after he oversaw the first closed-circuit 200-mph lap

No. 88 clone at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Photo by PSParrot. Fifty years ago, to the day, Larry Rathgeb had brought a cadre of engineers, a hired shoe, and the hottest car on the planet...

Big Daddy’s brother Brother Has Died: NHRA Southeastern Division Hall of Famer, National Event Winner

There was more than one racer in the Garlits family. Ed Garlits, the younger brother of “Big Daddy” Don Garlits has passed away after a long battle with illness. Ed Garlits was a fearsome competitor on the...

A.R.E. ACCESSORIES EXPANDS CX CLASSIC TRUCK CAP OFFERING WITH APPLICATION FOR THE JEEP GLADIATOR

A.R.E. ACCESSORIES EXPANDS CX CLASSIC TRUCK CAP OFFERING WITH APPLICATION FOR THE JEEP GLADIATOR The CX Classic Marks the First Fiberglass Truck Cap Available for the Jeep Gladiator in the Aftermarket Accessories...

EDELBROCK ISSUES CLARIFICATION

EDELBROCK ISSUES CLARIFICATION  REGARDING NITROUS OXIDE PRODUCT LINE Edelbrock is Still in the Nitrous Business TORRANCE, CA (Feb. 18, 2020) – A recent erroneous report stated that Nitrous Supply acquired Edelbrock, LLC’s nitrous oxide business....

1949 Delahaye

We came across this and wanted to share some pics for our readers. As we move into the spring and summer events we are gearing up here at MotorSports News Publications to bring you one of the best years we have ever...

UPDATE ON RYAN NEWMAN’S DAYTONA 500 CRASH

The lates statement from NASCAR is Ryan Newman is awake and in serious in stable condition it's not life-threatening injuries. This is good news today. It brings back some bad memories for motor sports news publications. This story will be updated as...

LAST LAP OF THE 2020 DAYTONA 500 ENDS IN A FIERY CRASH

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Newman was involved in a ghastly crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 on Monday night, sending him to a nearby hospital and leaving fellow NASCAR drivers and fans across the sport in an...

NITROUS SUPPLY ACQUIRES EDELBROCK’S NITROUS LINE

Mike Thermos, the co-founder of NOS and owner of Nitrous Supply, has acquired the complete inventory of nitrous oxide-related components from Edelbrock. Edelbrock offers nitrous oxide kits, accessories, controllers, bottles, jets, nozzles, and more. “Back some...

Edelbrock Owners Acquire COMP Performance Group

The MotorSports News Team with the late Vic Edelbrock @SEMA 2015 February 4, 2020 Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP), an operations-focused private equity firm based in Evanston, Illinois, and owner of Edelbrock LLC, announced the acquisition of the COMP Performance...

John Andretti Lost His Battle With Cancer Today At The Age Of 56

It’s with the heaviest of hearts we share that John Andretti has today lost his battle with cancer. John was a loving husband and father, a devoted son and a trusted cousin. He was a philanthropist, an advocate...

BETTER THAN NEW. WILL DELOREAN MAKE A COME BACK?

Now that SEMA’s lawsuit has prompted the feds to finally issue regulations stemming from the 2015 Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act, it’s back to the future for DeLorean… again. James Espey, vice president of DeLorean Motor Company, confirmed to Hagerty that plans are underway...

CLASSICS ON THE WATER

As we headed to the Denver boat show looking to purchase a new money pit for the newspaper something caught our eye. It was a display of finely crafted and restored vintage wooden boats and water craft. Growing up in Colorado...

2020 VETT VIN 001 SELLS FOR A COOL 3 MILL

GM CEO Mary Barra rode onto the auction block at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale in a Torch Red 2020 Corvette Stingray that represents the first retail VIN 001 mid-engined Corvette to be produced. Mary headed up to the auction stage where she gave due credit to...

WORLDS FASTES TOW TRUCK RESTORED

The “World’s Fastest Tow Truck” was recently restored in a joint effort by Twin Cities Wrecker Sales of St. Paul, Minn. and Miller Industries. The vintage Chevy wrecker – which set its speed record at Talladega Motor Speedway in 1979 – is...

KEN BLOCK CONQUERS PIKES PEAK

Toyo Tires presents Ken Block’s Climbkhana: Pikes Peak, the next evolution of Block’s award-winning Gymkhana series. Witness man versus mountain, 14,000ft vs Block's 1,400-horsepower twin-turbo methanol fueled 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR V2, equipped with...

BRITTANY FORCE IS THE FASTEST IN NHRA HISTORY @ MAPLE GROVE ON 9-24-19

It has been several months ago but check out this video from Britney force Breaking the all time NHRA record on Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway in Pennsylvania.

GM CONVERTS 250 PART TIME WORKERS TO FULL TIME

General Motors worker Adarrey "Ace" Humphrey was blindsided Sunday. That's when his life changed. Humphrey, 27, has been a part-time temporary worker at GM's Flint Assembly for the last three years. Sunday morning, he and about 250 of his co-workers crowded...

Tyler Hagler 24 set to take on the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road/oval circuit.

The Michelin Pilot Challenge will be held on January 24 2020 where the 24-year-old Tyler Hagler pilots the Honda Civic Type R in the TCR class, she’ll be teamed with Ryan Eversley, who got his start turning wrenches (as most...

YOUNG GUNS

"WHERE IT ALL STARTS" Is the younger generation moving away from dad's garage for video games and SnapChat? Let's take a look at some of our kids that...

EDIE COX – LIFE BEGINS AT 250 MPH A LOVE THAT WAS MEANT TO BE

This is a story about two kids that had a dream. Sometimes you just know it was meant to be. The story about Dave (the builder) and Edie the pilot...

3M COLLISION PRODUCTS SET THE STANDARD IN COLLISION REPAIR

We had a chance to visit with 3M this year and look at some of the new products coming out. Here is a video of a few of the products that we feel are worth taking a look at. After all...

TIKI AND THE GANG @VIVA LAS VEGAS ROCKABILLY WEEKEND

As we embarked on Las Vegas last April We took time out from our busy schedule to join the Tiki pool party at the Orleans hotel hosted by the Viva Las Vegas rockabilly weekend. The 2020 Las Vegas rockabilly weekend is...

Viva Las Vegas rockabilly weekend #23

Coming in April is the annual viva Las Vegas Rockabilly weekend. ...

JUNIOR JOHNSON “SHINE RUNNER” AND NASCAR DRIVER DEAD AT 88

Midnight Moon is inspired by Junior Johnson’s family moonshine recipe and - true to the roots of moonshine - it is made from 100% American corn and handcrafted in small batches. However, we use a state-of-the-art distillation process to make a...

COMING SPRING 2020 ...

Coming Spring 2020 "AIRPLANES"

BILL SIMPSON DEAD AT 79

Auto racing safety pioneer Bill Simpson died Monday at age 79 following a stroke, the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced on Facebook. Simpson is credited with developing the first parachute to slow a drag racing car and...

JEEP GOING ALL ELECTRIC?

Jeep global president Christian Meunier reportedly claimed the entire lineup, including the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator, will get either plug-in hybrid or battery-electric drivetrains in the next couple of years.  For a brand that only just got a diesel-powered Wrangler to the market, a...

RED LINE BRINGS OUTRAGE TO SEMA 2019

For decades we have used the red line gear oil in our quick change rear diff and our transmission gearboxes on the race track but did you know redline manufactures oil's and lube for all of your motor vehicle needs? The...

THE END OF AN ERA ...

Lowrider was founded in the mid-1970s by Larry Gonzalez, Sonny Madrid, and David Nunez, "who sought to present a voice for the Chicano community in the Bay area. The first issue debuted in January 1977. Essentially self-distributed, the magazine struggled until the November...

TKO CUSTOM CLAMPS

We were perusing through the isles at SEMA this year and came across these guys. We had a chance to look at their new products and we highly recommend giving these guys a call if you're tired of the cheap clamps...

GM SET TO INVEST 1.5 BILLION IN MISSOURI TRUCK PLANT

2020 Chevrolet Colorado Gm will invest over $1.5 billion at the Missouri plant while preparing the location for their new midsize pickup trucks, GM announced Friday morning. The plant is located in Wentzville which...

MEGUIAR’S IN 2020

We had a chance to sit down with Meguiar's and talk about the new products coming out in 2020. Take a moment to watch the video and check out what's new for 2020.

NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson dead at 83 (reprint from 2018) Because you FORGOT

David Pearson, described by Richard Petty as the “greatest race car driver that I raced against,” died Monday. He was 83. Pearson, who drove for the Wood Brothers from 1972-79, was a three-time Cup champion who won 105 Cup...

Classic Industries @SEMA 2019

As we have done for the last 30 years every November we embark on a journey to a week long adventure at the Sin City capital "las Vegas". Every year we pick a few companies that we like to feature...

DENVER TIMING ASSOCIATION

70 YEARS IN THE MAKING On 16, November 2019 we were honored to be able to Bring to you the story of the DENVER TIMING ASSOCIATION to those who have never known of this fine organization or for...

Vampires after dark

As fall approaches one of our favorite times of the year is Halloween, A time for the Werewolf, Frankenstein and the Dracula movies. As a kid Christmas was good but the anticipation of what was under the tree and what Santa...

General Motors And LG Chem Announce Lordstown Battery Plant

General Motors and LG Chem have announced plans to build a large new battery plant in the Lordstown region of Ohio.  The plant will mass-produce battery cells for GM’s future battery-electric vehicles. GM attached photos of the future...

SEMA, Where it all started

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) of the automobile aftermarket was formed in 1963 by Roy Ritcher, Els Lohn, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand jJR, Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock JR and now consists of 6,383 companies worldwide, bringing together aftermarket manufacturers, original equipment...

THOR SELLS FOR A COOL 12 MILLION BUCKS

Worldwide Auctioneers, the auction house based in Auburn, Indiana, and who recently organized the Riyadh Auction and Salon for the government of Saudi Arabia, called the sale of THOR24—the highly-customized Peterbilt tractor truck outfitted with twin V12 Detroit Diesels engines and...

Love, Rockets and Racing

Dave and Edie Cox, A lifetime love affair The story of a love affair that was meant to be. A couple kids that fell in love...

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