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  1. Why the 4th-gen Pontiac Trans Am Firebird Is a Legend

    Why the 4th-gen Pontiac Trans Am Firebird Is a Legend

    Yes, we still long for a return to the Firebird Trans Am’s glory days. Every few years, we hear rumblings about the return of the Pontiac Firebird. And sadly, they often are just rumors. And while a new and very cool custom built Trans Am Firebird is indeed being released, it isn’t from General...
  2. ’79 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am. Driven

    ’79 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am. Driven

    Today’s muscle car scene is dominated by the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Challenger and the Chevrolet Camaro. But four decades ago, one car – and one film – captured the public’s imagination. And our deputy editor has been driving it. Were you aware that Smokey and the Bandit was a secret guilty...
  3. Some Critical Tips To Obtain That All-Important Sponsor

    Some Critical Tips To Obtain That All-Important Sponsor

    One of the big problems I see with racers is that many of them think that because they spend a lot of time procrastinating about their sponsorship plans it is OK to go hunting for sponsorship for the next year near the end of the current year. Most businesses are working on plans for 2015 well...
  4. Understanding Sponsorship – Show Me the Money

    Understanding Sponsorship – Show Me the Money

    Just recently I had a meeting with a racer who was seeking sponsorship and had questions. He arrived dressed in shorts, his favorite racing T-shirt, and flip-flops. He had not shaved in a few days, and his fingernails had enough dirt under them that he could have grown vegetation. He carried...
  5. Sponsorship Support - Finding The Almighty Racing Dollar

    Sponsorship Support - Finding The Almighty Racing Dollar

    The reasons many racers are unsuccessful in finding sponsorship support is that they never start looking or they are ill prepared for the adventure. And looking for sponsorship-serious financial support-is an adventure with many downs and only some ups. Unfortunately, a majority of racers would...
  6. Sponsorship Guide – Keepin’ The Money

    Sponsorship Guide – Keepin’ The Money

    Last month we took an in depth look at how one goes about securing a money paying sponsor for your race team. Hopefully you were able to take that article and turn it into some real dollars for the season. Now that you have the sponsor, the real work begins. Hopefully you have a...
  7. Sponsorship Guide – Fill Your Wallet

    Sponsorship Guide – Fill Your Wallet

    Sponsorship Is Out There But It Takes Effort To Find It Editor’s Note: Ernie Saxton has been involved in sponsorship marketing for more than 40 years. He has presented seminars on the subject throughout the U.S. and Canada. His newsletter, Motorsports Sponsorship Marketing News, is now in its...
  8. Inside the Transmission of an NHRA Pro-Stock

    Inside the Transmission of an NHRA Pro-Stock

    I thought this was rather interesting, and though I would share it.
  9. DOT Drag Radials 101: What You Need to Know About Drag Radials

    DOT Drag Radials 101: What You Need to Know About Drag Radials

    There are two kinds of street/strip cars—street cars that occasionally see the dragstrip, and drag cars that that occasionally see the street. Both cars need tires, but can that really be the same tire? We set out to break them down and give you the skinny on fat tires. We talk with some of the...
  10. 4WD vs. AWD - What's The Difference?

    4WD vs. AWD - What's The Difference?

    They may seem identical but there are a few key aspects that make all-wheel drive a much more appealing prospect The sheer amount of acronyms that litter the car world can be a little overwhelming, but some of them are so embedded into car culture that they need no explanation. Two such...
  11. Will this void my warranty?

    Will this void my warranty?

    The short answer is no, aftermarket parts will not void your warranty. Your vehicle warranty cannot be voided, only claims denied; however, the dealer must prove the part caused the issue in order to deny the claim. If you have questions you can always look up the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act...


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