At Bonneville in September of 1947, John Cobb became the first man on land to exceed 400 mph, establishing a two-way record of 394.19 mph that stood for years. Here’s a great newsreel feature celebrating the achievement. Continue reading
Today we’re headed back to the golden age of NASCAR for some thrilling action at one of America’s great road courses, Riverside Raceway in Southern California. You’ll agree: Now this is racing. Continue reading
From the fertile mind of Mickey Thompson in the early ’60s came this fascinating creation, a Pontiac V8 with twin GMC blowers and a pair of seriously crazy cylinder heads. Let’s dig in for a closer look. Continue reading
Here’s a priceless moment in hot rodding history: national newsreel coverage of the third annual National Speed Trials on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
The Python may not be as well-known as some other Smokey Yunick creations, but it was as radical as any of them. Here’s the story behind a race car that leaned into the turns. Continue reading
From Brands Hatch in 1962, here’s the first endurance road-course race ever held in Britain for production saloon cars. See racing as it really was in this awesome historic newsreel. Continue reading