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Scott Brown (the influencer)- Barn Find to Drag and Drive

“Okay, let’s do this, it can’t be that hard…” – Scott Brown – 2014 (pre-HRDW) The sleeper mystique is what defines many drag-and-drive cars. The unsuspecting, unloved bodystyles of the past that serve as unique platforms for streetwise stealth bombers. While the Tri-Five Chevrolets are one of the defacto hot…

The Drag-N-Drive Show – EP6 – Sick Week becomes STick Week!!

The Drag-N-Drive Show Ep6 Drag-N-Drive Stick Shift Record holder Chad Fegley, owner of The Shop, Inc, and driver of the Fastest H-Pattern Stick Shift Drag-N-Drive Average EVER! We also have Taylor Hedrick on the show to discuss his 7 second capable New Edge 2Valve Stick Shift Mustang! Both racers are…

“While I’m in there”….. Quit RUINING your Project Car!!

Quit Ruining your Project Car! Please please please just get your project car running, quit taking them apart!! Lower the Bar ~ Perfectionism is Ruining the Automotive Hobby Just go take cars apart at the junkyard if you want to disassemble something, quit taking project cars apart!! “While I’m in…

FASTEST Truck in Drag-N-Drive Racing EVER!!

Michael Westberg and Rasmus Stenfelt brought the S10 from Sweden to compete in Hot Rod Drag Week 2022! These guys set so many new records with this trip! There are so many great stories that come from this trip and we will have Michael on one of the shows to…

Drag and Drive 2023 event List

  Drag and Drive event 2023 List Dates and Links Sick Week 2023 – Orlando, FL Feb 12-17 – Sold Out Southeast Street-N-Yeet – Shady Side, NC – April 4-8 – FEW SPOTS LEFT! The Circuit – Joplin, MO – April 14-16 – Sold Out Cruise and Lose – Central…
Drag and Drive News 12/17/2022 Welcome to Drag-N-Drive News – Your source for news and entertainment from the Drag-N-Drive Community. In this episode we’ll recap some of the Built for Drag-N-Drive cars. We’ll go over the Racer Survey for the 2022 season. Then, dive into a quick map of the…

Who to Watch – Steve Eden and Pete Holm

Who to Watch in 2023 – Steve Eden and Pete Holm We are preparing for 2023 and want to know who you think will move the needle in 2023? Who are you watching, and why?? Steve Eden and Pete Holm have COMPLETED EVERY Hot Rod Drag Week they have entered!…

Who to Watch in 2023 – Ryan Hargett

Who to Watch in 2023 – Ryan Hargett Ryan Hargett is upgrading the Mustang with intensions to run in the sixes for 2023! He has plans to keep the title of Fastest Ford Powered Drag and Drive Racer in the Hargett Automotive & Performance shop! Ryan has begun the teardown and upgrade…

The Circuit Drag and Drive now has a website!

The Circuit Drag and Drive In it’s fourth year, The Circuit drag and drive event has a stand-alone website. In the past, we have relied solely on the reach of social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Youtube. Michael, and the team, expect 2023 to be their largest drag and…

Drag and Drive 2022 Racer Survey

Please take a few minutes to tell us about your 2022 Drag and Drive season. Were you a driver or co-pilot? Powertrain – Stick or Auto – N/A or Boost? How many miles did you drive to attend an event? Which events did you attend??? Tell us in this survey!!

Drag and Drive News 10-27-2022 – Fastest Ford Powered Vehicle!!

Drag and Drive News 10-27-2022 – Fastest Ford Powered vehicle in drag and drive history! And Terry McMillen is hosting a new Regional 1/8 Mile Drag and Drive event for 2023!!   <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/fkItAMxGM3I” title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe>   This Week,…

Daily Dose of Drag and Drive #66 – Tips, SRSBPA Stats and Sick Seconds 2.0 is for Sale!!

Daily Dose of Drag and Drive #66 Survive a Drag and Drive Tip – Pre-hydrate – add a bottle of Pedialyte or at least Gatorade/Powerade to your intake daily leading up to the weekend. Don’t let dehydration affect your brain enough to cost you even a .10th of a second.…

BREAKING NEWS: Tom Bailey is selling Sick Seconds 2.0 right before Hot Rod Drag Week?

You can buy Sick Seconds 2.0 and race it at Drag Week, but you need to act quickly! Tom said in his video this morning that Steve Morris will even ride with you!! More details to come but he said the link will be up on the website later. Here’s…

Drag and Drive News – Race Week, Hot Rod Drag Week and New 1/8 Mile Racers

Drag and Drive News 8/27 #racecarfriends decal – $5 each Free Shipping, same with all merch thru the end of September Are you mad about the college loan relief? Throw a wrench, then pick it up and work on your car so you can do burnouts!! Sick Week stated the…

Miles of Mayhem drag and drive team interview

The Miles of Mayhem team sit down to discuss how and why the event came about, what the future holds and their favorite parts of the week! MoM is Canada’s ONLY drag and drive event. For 2022, the team increased participation, from 100, to 160 cars!

Built for Drag and Drive – Coalstang and 5 Second ’53 Bel-Air

Built for Drag and Drive – Brought to you by our friends at @Sweet Patina – dives deep into the cars built for drag and drive events. Weekly updates include engine builds, vehicle builds, racer spotlights and more. Drag and Drive style events are a mix of drag race and…

Jim Greenleaf – Summit Racing Motorsports & Events Manager

Jim Greenleaf is the Motorsports & Events Manager for @Summit Racing . Jim works to provide on-site Summit Racing personnel for A LOT of automotive events. Him and Tommy Dupree have worked two National Level Drag and Drive events, Sick Week and Midwest Drags. But for Hot Rod Drag Week,…

Miles of Mayhem 2022 Slowest Participant to FINISH!

The slowest car to finish Miles of Mayhem was Jacob Bueckert’s completely stock 1983 Ford Fairmont four door. His average for the week was 13.6197! The car shouldn’t be slow for Miles of Mayhem 2023 as he is already working on an engine swap! “My inline 6 is getting worse”…

Miles of Mayhem 2022 Class Winners, Slowest and Fastest Racers

Miles of Mayhem Drag and Drive Results Miles Of Mayhem Drag and Drive is a five-day competition where street legal drag race cars run 1/8 mile time trials every day at four different tracks, traveling over 1700km on public roads between each track unassisted by support vehicles. This is the…

David Siddon built his Gasser ’49 Plymouth specifically for Miles of Mayhem Drag and Drive

David Siddon – Miles of Mayhem – 49 Plymouth Gasser, that he has built over the last 3 years, with son Ryan flying in from Ontario to Co-pilot. Three years ago David found the 49 in a field, saying “Someone had started hot rodding it 30 or 40 years ago,…

Shifting into High Gear!! Drag and Drive racers engineer new shifters!

Business Owners that are also Drag and Drive Racers shift into high gear!!! BangShift Billy update – All you hydraulic clutch guys pay attention and tag your stick shift friends – “Constant upgrades and refinements coming in hot to our Digital Clutch Controller units. Filters to the front! These are…

Drag and Drive News 7/30/22 – Miles of Mayhem, Supply Chain Issues, Racer List Updates

Drag and Drive News 7/30 Intro – On this week’s episode, we’ll talk to the Miles of Mayhem team members, National Get Out N Drive day plans, Mechanical drama with Bill Spangler, big announcement from Hustlin Horsepower, Sick Shootout updates, and of course the Built for Drag and Drive brought…

Drag and Drive News Ep. 1 7/9/22

Drag and Drive News is Your Source for News and Entertainment in the Drag and Drive Community. 0:48 Close Races within the Top 100 Drag and Drive Racers James Rowlett and Tom Franks are separated by 0.0008 seconds with Jim Parkison only 0.0002 behind Tom! Will Tom be able to…

Built for Drag and Drive – Racer and Car Spotlights – Roadrunner, Foxbody, Challenger, C10

  #draganddrive #roadrunner #foxbody #Challenger #C10 “Built for Drag and Drive” is brought to you by our friends at Sweet Patina! In this segment, we cover the builds and repairs of drag and drive enthusiast’s vehicles for upcoming events! In this episode, we cover the Foxbody build of Questionable Performance…

Team Sh!tshow’s 2001 Turbo LS Camaro

“Like many of our competitors, we do all of our own work” – Team Shitshow Rob Ambrose will be piloting the 2001 Camaro seen below for Midwest Drags 2022. This event will be Rob’s first drag and drive event to race. He is no rookie though, having co-piloted for Matt…

Heather and her 11 Second GMC Typhoon take on Midwest Drags

“I am SO EXCITED to be back in my Typhoon” – Heather Klepinger Heather and her husband, Scott Klepinger, are both racing at Midwest Drags this year. She is racing her 1992 GMC Typhoon and he will be in his Camaro. Their son Chris will be co-pilot for both, bouncing…

24 mpg, 7.98 @ 173 mph, Modern Muscle Car Factory’s 86 Camaro

,“24mpg highway and has been 7.98@173mph on 23lbs of boost…”- Scott Klepinger Scott and Heather Klepinger own and operate Modern Muscle Car Factory in Elkhart, IN, where the 1986 Camaro was originally built. He tells me that the car was originally built in 1998 to run a Buick V6. He…

“Empty Nester” Brian Acton builds 8 Second Street Nova

“ “After becoming an “empty nester” in 2017, we did our first DW in 2018.” – Brian What do you when your kids move out of the house??? Brian Acton and Christie Klever built an 8 second street car! Brian purchased the 1970 Chevy Nova in 2003 and begun following…

Duane Ruhl – It takes a Village to rebuild a fast car

Duane Ruhl – It takes a village! “Struggles? One right after another! Fix one and onto the next…if it was easy everyone would be doing it!” – Duane Ruhl “I am driving the 92 Ford Mustang that all of my friends bought for me after I lost my first car.…

Father/Son, Coyote/Terminator, Drag and Drive Newbies

Father/Son, Coyote/Terminator, Drag and Drive Newbies Drag and Drive events are a great way for fathers and sons to enjoy their car hobby together! As adults, we struggle to find time to hold the flashlight for our dads. But, for the days of the events, nothing else is in the…

Adam Dorey’s 1979 Chevrolet Malibu Drag and Drive history

Adam Dorey’s Drag and Drive history “RMRW 2015 was tiny and was hard core.” “Favorite part of drag and drive are the hero repair stories, and the homies made along the way and through the years worldwide. Favorite year was Hot Rod Drag Week 2014 and RMRW 2015. 2014 popped…

Chris Tran’s Subaru Brat Turbo LS Drag Car??

A Brat Race Car!! But why??? Chris Tran is working hard to make Carolina Drag Cruise with his Subaru Brat!!! Being such a unique car, I had to reach out and ask WHY???? Chris replied, “I personally built this car about fifteen years just for fun. It’s a very odd…

Jeff McConnell’s Hot Rod Drag Week winning Malibu!

Mr. See Red Camaro Co-Pilot Jeff McConnell may be known for co-piloting the See Red Camaro, but he also participated in six Hot Rod Drag Weeks in his own 1980 Chevrolet Malibu! When you have friends like Doc McEntire, you know Jeff’s car is going to be fast! Jeff and…

See Red Camaro – 7 Second Naturally Aspirated – 10 Time Drag and Drive Winner

When will we see the FIRST SEVEN Second Naturally Aspirated Average???? James “Doc” McEntire and Jeff McConnell are Drag and Drive Kings! 10 Class Wins Sick Week 2022 marked the 10th First Place Finish, and 12th event, of the See Red Camaro!! These guys have WON classes at Hot Rod…

Vince Rasch – Tied for “Most Hot Rod Drag Week’s Competed”!!

One of the Most Decorated Drag Weekers! Vince Rasch is one of the most decorated Drag Weekers in history! He is also tied for the title of “Most Hot Rod Drag Weeks Competed”!! Vince’s accolades include three First place finishes, one Second place finishes, one Third place and “Several Fastest…

6 Year Break, 6 Second Return! Rick Prospero’s RX-7

“You guys are dead meat. We’re coming out swinging next season.” – Rick Prospero to his haters… Rick built the RX-7 to be a street-car, to compete in events like TX2K, FL2K and Street Car Takeover. And still be able to get ice cream on a Friday night. Rick is…

Greg Jones WINNING 1972 Chevy Nova

Two Podiums in One Year! Greg drives one of the nicest 1972 Nova’s you’ll see! And this car is no trailer queen, he has driven it on five drag and drive events, like Rocky Mountain Race Week! The car has the perfect recipe for repeatable power with its LS1, 4L80…

Single Turbo Coyote 2012 Mustang perfect for Race Week

Proven combo with great driver! Brad’s single turbo 2012 Ford Mustang is a straight forward combo with a great driver. The car has a stock bottom end 5.0 liter Coyote, an off the shelf turbo kit from On3 Performance with an 80mm turbo running E85. A 6R80 trans and 35…

1400 mile, last minute road trip for Brandon’s “Plan B” car!

Plan B cars are a staple of Drag and Drive! With most people resorting to a daily driver or a rental car…. Plan B Car For Brandon Hyde, and his co-pilot Austin Matthias, even getting their Plan B car was a road trip! Two days before Sick Week, they made…

The Barramont – New Challenges and New Adventures for Fonzie Novelo!

The Barramont takes on Midwest Drags! Fonzie Novelo is mostly known for his work on Coyote engines, with some LS and Gen3 Hemis mixed in for good measure. And while he continues that passion, he wanted a new challenge. That challenge is to build a car capable of mid-8 second…

“Battle for the Bottom” at HRDW ’21 to #1 on Top 25 13 Second List for ‘22

“Freiburger kept announcing and joking with Nick that he was in the battle for the bottom. So we just kept turning in the slowest timeslip to stay with that scenario.” – Jeff Kurczak That strategy netted Jeff, his sister Karen Van Wilde, and son Nick, a 17.2638 at Hot Rod…

Father/Son Turbo LS S197 Mustang built for Drag and Drive

    Enjoy the following write-up by Steve Trance about his and Dustin’s Father and Son S197 Turbo LS Mustang built to compete in Drag and Drive events like Hot Rod Drag Week! “Dustin and I are a father and son team, Dustin started racing quarter midgets at 8 years…

Brady Bluma’s Lucky Sock 66 C10 – Rusty Pile to 10 second truck!

I First gen C10s are my favorite trucks for two reasons. My first truck as a 1966 GMC my grandfather purchased in ’67, that I still own. And secondly, a hometown racer named Kerry Williams. Kerry’s truck was flat black, loud and fast. And, to a high school car enthusiast,…