Great video of Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. Hard to believe it has been 20 years already. Have been going here since first year this drag strip opened.
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As always, I just can’t get enough of cars! Today I attended an annual picnic hosted by the old school dragster team “Keystone Racing” out of Chicago Illinois. Lots of food, cars, and of course a lot of fun. Two dragster teams made an appearance, the dragster “Digging It” and the dragster team of “Beedy …READ MORE
September 6 2015 – Great Lakes Dragaway, Union Grove Wisconsin Another fun filled day at the drag strip racing fans! I attended the 2015 Time Machine Nationals at Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove Wisconsin. This was a 2 day event running Saturday and Sunday and featured nostalgic racers including Funny Cars, Nitro, Wheel Standers, …READ MORE
“I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I’m gone” – Steven Wright 2004 Pontiac GTO ENGINE: LS3 Stroker Aluminum Small Block Chevy Texas Speed PRC Cylinder Heads Brian Tooley Racing Custom Grind Camshaft Competition Cam …READ MORE
Route 66 Raceway, Joliet Illinois – Another fun day at the race track as usual. Let’s be honest, there is no such thing as a bad day at the race track. Today was the final race of the season for Rockett Brand Racing Fuel ET Bracket Series. Brings a tear to my eye knowing the …READ MORE
Do you ever hear a clunking noise coming from your differential? You will hear it when you either switch from park to drive, or drive to reverse. That noise means it’s definitely time to change your differential fluid. The 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO comes from the factory with a 3.46 gear ratio limited slip differential. Limited …READ MORE
After attended the Route 66 Classic in Joliet Illinois on August 15, 2015. I have to say, it was great! This event featured classic drag racing cars of 1960’s and 1970’s. It was really a tribute to classic drag racing. Gassers, Funny Cars, and rail jobs everywhere! Who remembers the famous “Sox & Martin” Team? …READ MORE