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This Nissan Serena Drift Van Is Our Favorite Way To Haul Your Eardrum-Rattling Bike

Any event that attracts a team called “Super Loud Noise Problematic Racing,” was clearly made for us. Mobaru Twin Circuit’s Baridori event—“bari” from the “baribari” sound of loud bikes, and “dori” from “dorifto”—is a special place for Japan’s rowdiest grassroots racers to compete, and one man can do it all thanks to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A 1978 Oldsmobile Holiday 88 Autocrossing Is Both Glacial And Palatial

Even if your car isn’t competitive, you should whip your ride around an autocross course at least once. Test its limits in a safe, open lot! Anyone can show up in a Miata or an S2000, but unlikely autocross cars are often the most fun to watch, as this 1978 Oldsmobile Holiday 88 demonstrates in […]

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Re-Bodying A Nissan Patrol As A VW Bus Is All Our Muddy Dreams Come True

We don’t know whether we should call this creation a Nissan Patrol or a Volkswagen Bus at this point, but it gets very muddy and that’s all that really matters. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Bask In The Glory Of Kevin Harvick’s Extra-Long Tire-Shredding NASCAR Burnout

Whether you obsessively follow NASCAR’s every move or not, you have to admit: the post-race burnouts are glorious. There’s just something about the way the V8 engine note reverberates off the grandstands of an oval track that gives me goosebumps every time. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Someone Stuffed A 2JZ From A Supra Into A Toyota Tacoma And It Rules So Hard

Ever see a build so insane, lovely and delightful that you know you just have to watch it in action? Someone stuffed the legendary boost monster 3.0-liter 2JZ-GTE engine from a Toyota Supra into a humble Toyota Tacoma, and it is my everything. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Drag Racing Eclipse’s Transmission Explosion Is Completely Terrifying

Happy Halloween, everybody. Want some real terror to make you jump ten feet in the air and possibly soil your pants? This is it. Watch a man somehow avoid getting wounded by his own third gear. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How To Win At Landscaping: Add A Mini Bike Track

I can’t believe the likes of Better Homes and Gardens or Lawn Gnomes Quarterly haven’t picked up on this yet, but 2017 IMSA champ Jordan Taylor has stumbled upon the ultimate killer landscaping trick. Any yard can be improved substantially by adding a mini dirt bike track. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Big Pumpkin Is Out To Destroy Everything It Can Including A Nissan Maxima

I love a good homemade pumpkin pie as much as anybody, but can we all admit that Big Pumpkin is out of control? First, Oktoberfest taps at the pub get crowded out by gross pumpkin beers. Then “pumpkin spice” infects everything else that’s potentially edible. Now Big Pumpkin crushed a perfectly good car. Read more… […]

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Big Pumpkin Is Out To Destroy Everything It Can Including A Nissan Maxima

I love a good homemade pumpkin pie as much as anybody, but can we all admit that Big Pumpkin is out of control? First, Oktoberfest taps at the pub get crowded out by gross pumpkin beers. Then “pumpkin spice” infects everything else that’s potentially edible. Now Big Pumpkin crushed a perfectly good car. Read more… […]

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It’s Not A Party Until Someone Fires Up A Flame-Shooting Funny Car In The Driveway

Formula One week in Austin is beyond nuts, and the parties are crazy accordingly. One such gathering for assorted race weekend staff and friends had a recreation of Billy Meyer’s 1972 Motivation Mach-1 funny car sitting in the driveway so of course, they fired it up. I mean, it’s only 10 p.m. at night. Read […]

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Watch The Unofficial Beater Of The Juggalo Leap Gracefully Through The Air

The last cars of General Motors’ now-defunct “sporty” brand have aged into a delightfully weird state of beaterdom, all too often proudly sporting rust holes, AutoZone mods and Insane Clown Posse hatchet man decals. That’s what makes a Pontiac Sunfire leap so graceful your local ballet troupe just blushed so nice. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Finally, Someone Drifts The Crap Out Of A Proving Ground

Automotive proving grounds have all manner of delightful car torture tests that regular, non-industry folks salivate over. Rough roads! Steep inclines! Skidpads! Alpine courses! Pro drifter Fredric Aasbø finally did what we’ve all wanted to do at the UK’s Millbrook Proving Ground: drifted the Alpine Driving Course. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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