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Powercruise

February 10, 2011 by  
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Powercruise is the top modified car event in Australia and New Zealand, which has now expanded to the United States. This thrilling event sees fans driving their cars alongside modified street machines, drag cars, hot rods and imports. Other highlights of the show include powerskids, drifting, off-street drags, burnouts, show ans shine, Miss Powercruise and [...]

Armidale Motor Show 2009

September 15, 2009 by  
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The 2009 Armidale Motor Show is gearing up to be an event that motoring enthusiasts should not miss out on. There is something for everyone at the show and will feature a range of vehicles of various shapes and colors such as vintage vehicles, street machines and hotrods, but there will also be motorcycles and [...]

Woodward Dream Cruise 2009

June 10, 2009 by  
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More than a million spectators arrive each year, to be witness to the Woodward Dream Cruise. The fifteenth annual event will be held on the 15th of August 2009 and approximately forty thousand participants are expected. Hot rods, exotic cars and classics can all be seen at this event and it is not to be [...]

Portland Historic Races 2009

June 10, 2009 by  
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To see restored historic race cars return to their rightful place on the track, and take on other cars in their horsepower class, get to the Portland International Raceway from the 10th to the 12th of July 2009. Over and above thrilling racing action, a massive exhibition of over seven hundred collector cars, food pavilion, [...]

Kalitta Wins NHRA Top Fuel Opener

February 13, 2009 by  
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When Doug Kalitta won the NHRA Top Fuel opener in Pomona on Tuesday, it was a rather emotional victory for him. Not only was the race physically and mentally draining due to the large amounts of rain which plagued the track, but this was the first time that Kalitta won since losing his teammate and cousin Scott Kalitta last June in a tragic racing accident.

Hot Rod Heritage Series Gets Makeover

January 8, 2009 by  
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The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series schedule has received a major makeover. Two brand new venues have been added to the series and an extra event promises to provide fans with plenty of great excitement. These are just two of the highlights that are bound to make the 2009 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series a massive success.

NHRA Decides to Shorten Runs For Safety’s Sake

July 21, 2008 by  
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When drag racing became more and more popular in the early 1950s and 60s, the National Hot Rod Association’s home track was Pomona Raceway in California. The track was built as a quarter-mile and the cars’ speeds were only nearing 200 mph so the logistics worked. But that was then, and this is now. Today cars reach speeds in excess of 325 mph, and officials now fear that the track hasn’t changed enough to accommodate these high speeds.