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Mopar Announces New Performance and Customization Options at SEMA

Mopar officials were joined on stage by comedian Jeff Dunham, but the company proved it’s not joking around about performance and customization options for its vehicles. Dunham was at Mopar’s […]

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Ford Debuts Cobra-Jet Twin-Turbo Concept, SEMA Powered by Women Mustang & More

Ford Motor Company held its annual SEMA press conference on Tuesday — and they brought a few friends with them. Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top helped kick off the event and […]

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New Hot Wheels-Based Camaros, COPO Convertible Unveiled at SEMA

Although General Motors was heavily focused on economical vehicles at this year’s SEMA show–including a seemingly endless lineup of Cruze, Sonic, and Spark concept cars — the company also made […]

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GM Introduces New Small-Block Chevy V8 LT1 to Debut in 2014 Corvette

General Motors Corp. on Wednesday introduced its new small-block Chevy engine—the LT1 6.2-liter V8—which will debut in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The base C7, powered by this fifth-generation small block […]

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Highway Safety Officials: Beware of Faulty Air Bags

Thousands of cars and trucks may be equipped with dangerous counterfeit air bags that won’t deploy when needed, or may even fire dangerous shrapnel at drivers and passengers if they […]

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Hoosier Racing Tire Founder Bob Newton Dies

Bob Newton, founder of Hoosier Racing Tire, died Wednesday. He was 85. Newton founded the tire maker in 1957 with his wife Joyce. Newton originally produced racing tires out of an […]

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Video: Runte Sets Guinness World Record for Monster Truck Jump

Want more visual proof that monster truck guys are out-of-their-mind crazy? Check out this video of Team Summit driver Dan Runte at last weekend’s Indianapolis 4-Wheel Jamboree. He goes all Lebron […]

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Team Summit Drivers Will Visit Troops Overseas for Third Straight Year

For the third consecutive year, Summit Racing Equipment and Team Summit drivers will be making the trip ‘across the pond’ to visit American troops stationed in Europe. NHRA Pro Stock champions Greg Anderson and Jason […]

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McQueen’s “Le Mans” GT40 Sells for $11M at Monterey Auction!

The 1968 Ford GT40 used by Steve McQueen in the 1971 movie, “Le Mans,” sold for $11 million at an auction in Monterey, CA last weekend—the most ever paid for […]

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Federal Government Takes Action to Enhance Bonneville Salt Flats Preservation Efforts

Speed fans, rejoice. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management approved a final Environmental Assessment this month that will require mining companies at the Bonneville Salt Flats to replace any salt […]