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Movie and TV Cars

Movie and TV Cars

Cars Can Be Stars in Movies

Nothing helps a person, place or thing to reach the pinnacle of success in popular culture more than the movie screen. The fame achieved through an appearance on-screen can be everlasting. It’s not always the case when it comes to cars, but when you hit it big, you really hit it big.... more

GENERAL

Kevin Harper - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

1958 Mercury racer

1958 Mercury racer

The legends and their contribution to modern auto sports

When you get a chance to see a historic race car, take it. It will give you plenty of insight into the times.... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Supercharging a late model GTO

Supercharging a late model GTO

ProCharger force feeds our Goat

It really wasn’t that long ago that a 400hp street car was something special. To have that much horsepower and retain true street manners was sometimes as elusive as the mighty unicorn.... more

GM

Nic Conley - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Desk Duty

Desk Duty

This ’92 SSP still serves with the Michigan State Police

Established in 1917 as a temporary emergency force for domestic security during World War I, the Michigan State Police (MSP) included motorized units from the very beginning. The fledgling force of only 300 men comprised mounted, dismounted and the motorized units.... more

MUSTANG

Barry Kluczyk - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

GUNK Video Winners Announced

GUNK Video Winners Announced

Next Stop: SEMA

The GUNK®  brand has announced the five finalists in the 2011 GUNK® Serious Solutions Challenge. The winners are Robert Hollingsworth of Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville, Keith Rose of Brigham Young University - Idaho, Sean Murphy... more

SEMA

Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 04:05 PM - Comments

AutoRama Coming to Houston

AutoRama Coming to Houston

Celebrities and Cars Make a Great Show

This year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama welcomes some exciting names in entertainment to join great cars at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, November 24-27.“Every year, Houston AutoRama celebrates Thanksgiving weekend... more

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Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 01:23 PM - Comments

MOPAR at SEMA

MOPAR at SEMA

New Vehicles Being Displayed

Chrysler Group LLC will have a major presence at next week’s 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. This year, the 28,400 square-foot exhibit will include more than 30 Mopar®-modified vehicles from the company’s... more

SEMA

Larry Jewett - October 25, 2011 10:10 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes Green

NASCAR Goes Green

Under the Hood with Valvoline NextGen

Ever wonder how new components and materials make their way into your favorite drivers’ cars? Well recently, Valvoline, the makers of NextGen recycled motor oil, showed us how they wowed skeptics and got their oil in the hands and engines of Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Racing and Don Schumacher Racing drivers.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - October 21, 2011 09:44 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

Sprint Cup Series teams participate in NASCAR-controlled electronic-fuel-injection tests.

Several teams tested EFI at Kentucky Speedway in July and recently at Phoenix International Raceway. Other teams will test on Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway and on Oct. 31 at Martinsville Speedway. After using carburetors since its first race in 1949, NASCAR will race with electronic fuel injection for the first time next year.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 20, 2011 11:05 AM - Comments