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Krazy Karting – The Southern Tech Bathtub Races

Southern Tech bathtub races at SPSU

Southern Polytechnic State University (or simply Southern Tech) in Marietta is my alma mater. My father owned a tire shop in nearby Smyrna and once a year we would take a ride over to Southern Tech for a magical event…The Southern Tech Bathtub Races! Almost overnight the Southern Tech campus transformed into a mini Road […]

This Turbo Diesel Nova Launches So Hard It Poops Itself A Little

Turbo Diesel Nova

Turbo diesel powered cars will always have a special place in my heart. One of my favorite cars from my past was a Peugot 505 Turbo Diesel with a stick. Sure it was dog slow off the line, but on the highway it shined. You could leave it in fifth gear and just tip your […]

Cool Old Racing Film – 1957 Daytona Beach Measured Mile

1957 Daytona Beach

Would you believe us if we told you that NASCAR was once involved in land speed racing? It’s true! In fact, NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) was the sanctioning body for the Daytona Beach Measured Mile for several years. Daytona beach had been the location for several land speed records starting back […]

1970 Mustang Boss 302 Trans Am Racer To Hit The Auction Block

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans Am

Further acknowledging what we here at Motor City Muscle Cars have long known, American race cars are not only worth saving, but they are also a serious investment opportunity. Last year RM sold a 1965 Shelby GT350 R for just a touch under $1,000,000.00. That is some serious coin for a Mustang. And while this […]

Watch A 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet Launch Hard At The Strip!

1968 Cobra Jet Drag Strip Launch

There’s no denying we love old muscle & pony cars around here (hence the name of the site). But what we love even more are old pony  cars getting thrashed on the track. The driver of this 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet hits it hard on the launch and dribbles the front end a few times […]

Chevy Camaro and Corvette Star in “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

Chevrolet and a Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee will once again turn heads when the Transformers movie franchise returns to screens around the globe in the upcoming “Transformers: Age of Extinction” from director Michael Bay, in theaters June 27.

Subaru WRX “Flat Out: The Full Lap” Isle of Man Record Video

2015 SUBARU WRX STI Sets Isle of Man Lap Record at 117.5 MPH b

FULL LAP IN CAR VIDEO OF ISLE OF MAN RECORD RUN WALKAROUND VIDEO OF RECORD-SETTING 2015 WRX STI ALSO RELEASED Cherry Hill, N.J. –  Subaru of America, Inc. has released “Flat Out: The Full Lap,” the in-car, full lap video of its record setting lap of the Isle of Man TT Course. Mark Higgins broke the […]

Nissan Reveals 2020 Concept Car in Gran Turismo 6 Trailer

Nissan 2020 Concept Car Gran Turismo 6 Playstation

Nissan Creates virtual supercar to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo video game franchise. NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo hints at the future 2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body NASHVILLE. Tenn. – Nissan today lifts the virtual covers off the NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, a vision of what a […]

IMSA Founder John Bishop Dead at Age of 87

John Bishop IMSA Passes Away 2014

DAYTONA BEACH,FLORIDA (June 6, 2014)– Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87. Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr., after a surprise telephone “cold […]

2015 SUBARU WRX STI Sets Isle of Man Lap Record at 117.5 MPH

2015 SUBARU WRX STI Sets Isle of Man Lap Record at 117.5 MPH b

Douglas, Isle of Man –  Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that in a final timed run on the Isle of Man TT Course, Mark Higgins driving a 2015 Subaru WRX STI breaks his lap record of the fabled 37-mile course with an average lap speed of 117.510 and a time of 19 minutes and 15 […]