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2015 Seafair Fleet Week Video

Like last year, Pam took video of the fleet arriving for Seafair this year! GO NAVY!    Our 2014 Video:

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The Parting Shift: Make A Few Runs In The Edwards And Young Modified Production 1957 Chevy – HUGE RPM!

Thanks to Robert Fedyk of Reaction Time Media on June 19th, 2015, Bangshift.com ran a feature article on our old buggy. It gives the long history of our ’57 and except for the larger motor and coil-over rear suspension the … Continue reading

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Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Road Trip

In the summertime, everything slows down a little bit. The birds fly lower, the breeze blows slower and everyone is not in such a rush. It’s the perfect time to stop and smell the roses, take a vacation or plan … Continue reading

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An Overlap? Car vs Motorcycle Racing Gear

When it comes to racing, many fans like all kinds of automotive- and motorcycle-related events. Whether it’s an afternoon of watching their favorite NASCAR drivers zoom around the track or a couple of hours cheering as motorcycle racers effortlessly zip … Continue reading

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Time to get a handle on electronics technology in bracket racing

Brought to my attention by my son, Chris, this is an important discussion and such technology should be banned in my opinion. It is becoming very tough for the average bracket racer to compete against such technology as mentioned in … Continue reading

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Women in Racing: A Duo of Power and Beauty

For years women have dotted the landscape of car racing, from NASCAR to Funny Cars, but with the ever increasing popularity and availability, they are really beginning to stand out. Many of these women are not only talented, but beautiful … Continue reading

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Dan Ferguson Wins PDRA Top Sportsman Crown

The following report is from Dan’s father Todd: Back from race at 3am Tuesday morning. Took until 10pm Monday night to finish the race that was to finish Saturday night. Many delays due to rain! Many changes in the race … Continue reading

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Pacific Raceways For Sale

Updated May 29th 2015 Legendary Raceway Offered For Sale – Pacific Raceways – September 2014 Q&A Regarding Raceway Listed For Sale – Pacific Raceways – September 2014   KIRO TV Report on Pacific Raceways – September 2014   Historic Pacific … Continue reading

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What A Great Week Here In the Northwest!

Exciting couple of weeks here in the Seattle area as we celebrated Seafair. The U.S. Navy, USMC, Royal Canadian Navy and Blue Angels were here for Fleet Week. The unlimited hydroplanes were racing on Lake Washington, and the top guns … Continue reading

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2014 Wild West Nostalgia Race at Pacific Raceways

  Originally posted on March 17, 2014, updated July 17, 2014: Flier and 2014 Class Rules & brackets in from Ed Garfield at Pacific Raceways. Don’t miss this very exciting race on July 12th and 13th! We hope to see lots of participants … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl XLVIII Experience

From the Super Bowl ads, the game highlights to the awesome victory celebration here in Seattle, cherish the flavor of the 12s and bringing home a Super Bowl Championship! There’s a storm brewin’: Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl Champions! Post by … Continue reading

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Keep Your Muscle Car Going Strong for Years to Come

From the slow, deep rumble of the performance-bred motor to its menacing look and raw, straight-line performance, the muscle car experience is seldom beat by any other classic vehicle. Of course, you want to keep your muscle car going strong … Continue reading

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In Memory of Gaines Markley

Brought to our attention by Bob Warnke, a YouTube video tribute in memory of Gaines Markley:

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Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

Submitted by Todd Ferguson, some outstanding photos for your viewing pleasure! Thanks Todd! Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

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The Decline of Our Sport

CompetitionPlus recently ran an article that stated that viewers of ESPN-2’s NHRA coverage is on the decline again this past season. That comes as no surprise to us here on the West Coast that often see the scheduled broadcast delayed … Continue reading

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Slow-Motion Tire Shake Video

Slow-motion tire shake video submitted by Todd Ferguson. Tire shake is extremely destructive to the entire running gear in a car (axles, rear ends, transmissions) and chassis components, including rear shocks, welds, suspension mounts, etc.

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4 Classic Muscle Cars for the Ladies

There’s a reason Memphis Raines, the retired car thief in the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” gave a female nickname (Eleanor) to the 1967 Mustang he had to steal—it’s simply a thing of beauty. Muscle cars aren’t just masculine, many … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Articles by Phil Burgess

Phil Burgess of NHRA recently wrote an article that is very interesting. In fact Phil is one of the better parts of NHRA in my opinion. Please see his article, Happy Birthday Christmas Tree for a trip down memory lane! … Continue reading

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‘Snake & Mongoose’ fuels nostalgia for ’70s drag racing

  ‘Snake & Mongoose’ fuels nostalgia for ’70s drag racing Seattle Times – September 5, 2013 Movie trailer: Remembering Don “The Snake” Prudhomme – Edwards & Young – September 2011

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Dan’s car at Pittsburgh Raceway Park for ProMod Race

Dans car at Pittsburgh several weeks ago for their big race event.  It was the first time it has gone down the track in over a year.  Changed just about everything but the paint and fuel cell.  Now sporting a … Continue reading

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