Articles written by: Paul Sakalas

Paul Sakalas has spent two decades in advertising and broadcasting. When he's not hurling wrenches at his ill-fated daily driver, he's working on an old Jeep CJ-5. An avid motorcyclist, Paul spends the rest of his free time synchronizing carburetors and cleaning grease off of his left pant leg.

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Product Profiles

Parts Bin: CarCapsule USA Vehicle Covers and Enclosures

Ever wish you could store your ride in a protective bubble to prevent damage from Mother Nature, kids’ bikes, door dings, and curious critters? Well, CarCapsule USA vehicle encolsures are […]

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Car Culture & Entertainment

Neither Snow Nor Rain: A Brief History of the Postal Mail Jeep

Jeep is sometimes referred to as one of the most “patriotic” vehicle brands, and for good reason: Jeeps are often credited with helping the allies to victory during World War […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Pontiac Firebird

When GM launched its new F-body pony car in 1967, only two divisions got to take a crack at it: Chevy, with the Camaro and Pontiac, with the Firebird. Boasting […]

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Parts

Parts Bin: Voxx Replica Dodge Demon and Ford Raptor Wheels

The Dodge Demon and Ford Raptor represent the pinnacle of their respective performance niches: the Demon being an all-out, purpose-built drag car, and the Raptor a dune-hopping, desert-streaking off-roader. To […]

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Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: Camaro vs. Mustang Track Results After $5K in Upgrades

The folks at Horsepower Wars decided to re-ignite an ages-old duel between the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro in a series of tiered challenges they’ve dubbed the “Pony Wars.” Though […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 Porsche 911 Track Car

We typically shy away from trailered cars for our Lot Shots features, but when a track-prepped classic Porsche 911 rolls into the Summit Racing retail store lot, we gleefully make […]

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Car Culture & Entertainment

10 of the Most Significant Performance Cars from 1968-2018

In light of our favorite speed shop’s 50th birthday in 2018, we took a look at some of the gearhead milestones in both Summit Racing’s history and automotive history in […]

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Parts / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Anco Replacement Windshield Washer Pump with Reservoir

Squinting through a mud-, pollen-, or salt-covered windshield? Anco’s Replacement Windshield Washer Pump is a darn good option for folks with a broken or otherwise ineffective windshield washer system. This […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Plymouth Barracuda

Contrary to popular belief, the Ford Mustang was not the first pony car. Nope, Plymouth actually launched the sporty affordable coupe segment with it’s Barracuda—a whole two weeks before Ford […]

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User Submitted

Readers Share 15 of Their Father-Son and Father-Daughter Projects

Dad is a pretty remarkable guy. From fixing leaky faucets and wonky vacuum cleaners, to building impressive hot rods, cruisers, and off-road rigs, he’s a got a knack for making […]