Post Tagged with: "land speed racing"


Popular Racer and TV Host Jessi Combs, 39, Dies During Speed Record Attempt

Jessi Combs, a popular automotive TV personality, racer, and car builder died this week in a crash while attempting a new land-speed record in Oregon. Combs was 39. The record […]


Bangshiftin’ & Roadtrippin’: 2019 Bonneville Speed Week Photo Gallery

The world’s fastest land-speed racers are back at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats for the 2019 edition of Bonneville Speed Week. As they usually do, our friends at BangShift made the […]

Events / Motorsports

Bonneville Speed Week Update: Thompson Breaks Record; Carbinite LSR on Cusp

(Image/BangShift) Wait. Challenger? That thing got a HEMI in it? Actually, it has two. And those two 500-cubic-inch V8s powered Danny Thompson’s Challenger 2 streamliner to a new 406.7 miles-per-hour […]

Car Culture & Entertainment / Featured Vehicles / News & Car Culture

Pennsylvania Racers Aim for 500 MPH in Wheel-Driven Land Speed Car

They built it to be the world’s fastest wheel-driven car—ever. No rockets. No jet propulsion. Just good old-fashioned, turbocharged American muscle. The Carbinite LSR streamliner looks more like a fighter […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

ECTA’s First-Ever Half Mile Meet is Your Chance to Try Land Speed Racing!

If you’ve ever wanted to try land speed racing, there may never be a better time. ECTA (East Coast Timing Association) has announced plans for its first-ever half mile meet, July […]