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Video: Board Track Racing Was One of the Most Dangerous Ways to Go 100 MPH
Posted by Colin Wood on May 22, 2020, 1:05 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/GGM-gwAROYc

Think of the board track racing of the early 1900s as velodrome track racing for bicycles, but for motorcycles capable of 100 MPH. It wasn't long before the board tracks became known as "Murderdromes."

Video: Watch Vintage Race Cars Take on the Nürburgring
Posted by Colin Wood on May 21, 2020, 8:39 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ajaeZ3KIHQE

How do vintage and Pre-War race cars handle the Nordschleife? If done correctly, sideways and at speed.

Video: What It's Like to Start up a Replica WWI Tank
Posted by Colin Wood on May 20, 2020, 1:23 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ryOWjqHXLlo

Building a replica of a classic—like a Ferrari 275 or the Mercedes-AMG "Red Pig"—can be a great option when the real thing is too expensive or no longer exists. Can this also be said of a replica WWI tank?

Video: There's Something Special About Listening to Pre-War Race Cars
Posted by Colin Wood on May 15, 2020, 8:34 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/49s1qdo7-R0

The thought behind many pre-war race cars seemed to be less about "How can we make this car faster?" and more about "How can we attach four wheels to this giant engine?" Things were different back then, but the results are often impressive: massive, high-powered cars with skinny tires and little thought to aerodynamics.

 

Video: The Fuji Rabbit Beat the Vespa to Market
Posted by David S. Wallens on May 15, 2020, 8:24 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/lC6vpalssJA

The Fuji Rabbit, a scooter produced by Fuji Heavy Industries, parent company of Subaru, beat the famed Vespa to market. The Rabbit was a lightweight, high-tech scooter designed to mobilize a postwar Japan.

Video: How to Repair Fiberglass
Posted by Chris Tropea on May 15, 2020, 8:01 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/DLJecJfFUGI

Need to fix some fiberglass? We can help. The subject here is our 1962 Elva Mk VI project, but these tips are applicable to anything made from fiberglass. Presented by CRC Industries.

Video: Could Anyone Top the Penske/Donohue/Javelin Juggernaut?
Posted by Colin Wood on May 14, 2020, 10:58 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/yDJ6BhUrsak

This vintage promotional video from AMC discussing their early Trans-Am racing success has it all: a dramatic narrator, sweet period music and lots of old race footage.

Video: Witness the Moment BRE Became Part of Motorsports History
Posted by Colin Wood on May 12, 2020, 4:01 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/rujxd5Grxb4

This promotional video catalogs the success of Brock Racing Enterprises during the 1971 Under 2.5-Liter Trans-Am championship—a moment that would forever put Datsun in the history books.

Video: How to Extend the Life of Your Car Battery
Posted by Chris Tropea on May 7, 2020, 3:55 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/sa7FQFefS0s

The life of your car battery can be extended with these simple tips from Frank Gabrielli of Battery Saver. Presented by CRC Industries.

Video: Meet Monteverdi, One of Switzerland’s Few Car Makers
Posted by Colin Wood on May 6, 2020, 1:55 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/embed/aQRGESSSFz0

Ever heard of Monteverdi? The short-lived boutique builder of luxury sports cars and grand tourers existed as Switzerland's only car maker from 1967-1984. They even tried their hand at Formula 1, but with without much success.

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