This 3,200 HP Griffon Engine Night Test Will Make Your Pants Wet

Chief mechanic for the Precious Metal air race team, Brenden Burns doing a high power night ground run with boost to 40 inches of Mercury in preparation for the 2014 Reno Air Race eventually placing 3rd in class only to be disqualified in a controversial decision. » 11/10/14 10:04am 11/10/14 10:04am

More Fun With Timelapse Photography: Reno to Berkeley to Alameda In 4…

Since the first BumperCam, last summer, I've been experimenting with timelapse cameras. We've seen timelapses of LeMons BS Inspections at Nelson Ledges, MSR Houston, and Thunderhill, not to mention the Alameda to Los Angeles In 90 Seconds video. » 1/02/10 1:00pm 1/02/10 1:00pm

Relive The Joys Of '76 Chevy Nova Beater Ownership, 1991 Reno Parking…

Since I've already plugged all this crappy analog video hardware into my computer in order to digitize the glory of a '79 Ford Granada, we might as well continue to unearth car-related tidbits from the Murilee Martin Videotape Archives. » 12/06/09 3:00pm 12/06/09 3:00pm

Whores, Poker, And Thrown Rods: Get Ready For The 24 Hours Of LeMons,…

Racers will be on their own when it comes to locating whores and/or poker at the Goin' For Broken 24 Hours Of LeMons, but thrown rods will be provided early and often. » 5/17/09 11:30am 5/17/09 11:30am

Drunk Woman Pulled Over By Ambulance

An ambulance crew in Nevada found a new way to save lives by pulling over a woman apparently too drunk to realize EMTs don't have arresting powers or notice the gas nozzle sticking out of the tank on her Subaru wagon. » 12/03/08 10:30am 12/03/08 10:30am

Planes, Hydroplanes and, Er, Planes

Through the glorious bounty of YouTube, we've dug up this episode of Clarkson's old Extreme Machines series, wherein a more-frotastic, younger Jezza flies around in a P-51, bombs across Lake Mead in a hydroplane and then checks out luxo-pimp options in jet travel. Parts 2 &3 after the jump.
» 7/03/07 9:00pm 7/03/07 9:00pm

Vintage Racing Comes to Reno

The Biggest Little City in the World, land of our not-too-distant ancestors, and cultural capital of Northern Nevada, Reno, will add a side of vintage racing to its smorgasbord of events this year, which include the massive Hot August Nights rod festival and the legendary air races. Taking place at the Reno-Fernley… » 1/31/06 7:17pm 1/31/06 7:17pm