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Summernats 2015: 103 Cars Do A Mega Burnout: A New World Record

Australia is known for being first to welcome in the New Year. Forget the fireworks, singing Auld Lang Syne off-key and drinking huge quantities of cheap champagne–this is how over one hundred car-lovers from “down under” ushered in 2015. And this feat has yet to be replicated elsewhere. The Summernats…

Gassers: The Original “Funny” Car

The latest remedy for a bad case of heartburn? A late night TV cooking show? A “Gasser” is a type of racecar that originated on the drag strips of the United States in the late 1950s. Most gassers are based on production models from the 1930s into the ‘70s and…

Australian Stuntman’s Epic Semi Truck Jump

Some people do crazy things, and some people do stupid things. Australian stuntman Ash Nichols combined the two, doing a crazy stupid thing by attempting to perform a big jump in a semi-truck after failing before, and it was nothing short of epic. He set a world record by taking…

Lotus F1 Race Team Jumps Semi-Truck Over Racecar

Some companies leverage commercials that feature half-naked women dancing around a pool, or some nostalgic toys that have come to life just to get the attention of consumers. Instead of turning to such shameless ploys, EMC recruited the help of its business partner Lotus F1 and a well-known Hollywood stuntman…

The 300mph Jet-Powered Police Car

Since the inception of the automobile, there has always been a back in forth street-battle between criminals and law enforcement. In the early days, criminals led the charge using faster escape vessels leaving the law in the dust. Prior to the “patrol car,” law enforcement officers were actually using motorcycles…

The World’s Most Powerful Engines

Ricky Bobby once said, “I want to go fast.” Well, we want to go fast too, Ricky. In fact, we’ll admit that we have a slight obsession and that we are constantly on the lookout for the fastest and most powerful engines and machines on planet earth. All of that…

Scania Trucks: Made For Pure Power And Torque

Famous for their superior engines and quality of craftsmanship, Scania has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy trucks and buses. Founded in 1891, Scania has since built and delivered more than 1,400,000 trucks for worldwide heavy transport work. Unlike its competitors, Scania has concentrated on the heavy…

Fastest Street Legal Race Cars In America

The very definition of what is actually a “street-legal” race car can certainly be argued. “Street-legal” no longer just refers to being licensed and able to be driven on the street. In fact, many talk about having fast cars that are street-legal, however some come up short in the true…

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