Articles written by: Matt Griswold

Matt Griswold is a former newspaper reporter. Now he writes here and is happier.

Shirley Muldowney, Don Garlits, and Connie Kalitta (Image/Pinterest)
Car Culture & Entertainment / News & Car Culture

Driving Like a Girl: A Winning Trend 50 Years in the Making

NORWALK, OH — It’s nothing most of us haven’t seen before, so we think little of it. Two drivers suiting up, making their way through the staging lanes and water […]

Video: How to Set Your Clutch’s Throwout Bearing Clearance
How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Set Your Clutch’s Throwout Bearing Clearance

Quarter Master makes high performance racing clutches. Good ones. But no matter how good or well-built a clutch may be, it can’t last long if the throwout bearing clearances aren’t […]

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle), and Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) celebrate winning the 2016 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH. (Image/Competition Plus)
Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Line Continues Team Summit Streak; Langdon, Capps & Krawiec Also Win in Norwalk

NORWALK, OH — Are we having fun yet, Team Summit? Through 12 races—the halfway point of the 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series—Summit Racing Pro Stock drivers Jason Line and […]

Photo Gallery: Friday Walkaround at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals
Events / Motorsports / News & Car Culture / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Friday Walkaround at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

NORWALK, OH — As the saying goes, where there’s smoke, there’s tires. Or something like that. Food vendors were smoking barbecue, a few race fans were smoking cigars, and more than a […]

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the vehicle safety bill after the U.S. Senate passed the legislation on this date 50 years ago (Image/lbjlibrary.org)
Car Culture & Entertainment / News & Car Culture

This Day in History: Transformative Motor Vehicle Safety Law Passed 50 Years Ago

It was exactly 50 years ago today when the U.S. Senate passed legislation that created the nation’s first mandatory federal safety standards for motor vehicles. A 76-0 vote paved the […]

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Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Line Makes it 11 Straight Wins for Team Summit; Johnson Jr. & Langdon

Fans of NHRA Pro Stock’s Jason Line and Greg Anderson must feel at this point the exact opposite of every Cleveland Cavaliers fan prior to Cleveland winning the NBA title Sunday […]

Readers Recall Car Memories With Dad
Car Culture & Entertainment / Father's Day

Readers Recall Car Memories With Dad

On Father’s Day, we honor Dad. All dads, really. But in our OnAllCylinders world, we spend a lot of time thinking about Car Dads. Fathers who spent years introducing their […]

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Buyer's Guides / How Tos / Parts

Racing Helmets 101: How to Choose the Right Racing Helmet

Editor’s Note: June is OnAllCylinders safety month and will feature stories and tips on a variety of safety equipment. While SFI specifications are the thing by which most auto racing safety equipment […]

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Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: Testing RideTech StreetGrip Suspension Systems

NORWALK, OH — We feel a little bad saying and thinking it, but it doesn’t make it less true: Classic American muscle cars are amazing to look at, but not always fun […]

Video: Installing Side View Mirrors for Towing Season
Product Installs / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: Installing Side View Mirrors for Towing Season

The kids are out of school and racing season is in full swing. Whether you’re RVing across the country, trailering boats or off-road vehicles to your natural playground of choice, […]