I Nearly Destroyed This Dragster And Now I Respect Drag Racing

Let's just get this out of the way right off the bat: I'm an idiot. I'm a big dumb idiot who made a stupid mistake and got lucky that something really bad didn't happen. I'm hoping I can use my idiocy for some good, though, and dispel some myths about drag racing. Because drag racing deserves your respect. » 4/09/14 1:20pm 4/09/14 1:20pm

Rejoice, Traditionalists: You Can Get A 2015 Mustang With A Live Axle

We sure made a big deal about the 2015 Mustang finally making that great leap into the '70s and going IRS, but we all know a live axle still has it's place. That place is the dragstrip, and Ford will provide serious racers with the option. » 12/17/13 1:40pm 12/17/13 1:40pm

Meet Willie, the wildest narcoleptic drag racer ever

Few have ever driven a Fuel Altered, and only one ever did it one-handed after waking up from a little cat-nap in the staging lanes: Wild Willie Borsch. For years Wild Willie and his Altered, the Winged Express, terrorized the strip. Today, old friends have the Winged Express back making tire-burning passes down the… » 11/23/13 1:36pm 11/23/13 1:36pm

How To Make Electric Cars The Future Of Drag Racing

Though it sounds crazy to the average person who still thinks electric vehicles are Rascals and golf carts, electrics make fantastic drag racers. We've covered them here plenty, and I've even tried it. But they're by no means perfect, for the same reasons as all electric cars: batteries and infrastructure. But I have a … » 10/31/13 2:00pm 10/31/13 2:00pm