Drag Boat Racing! - Hot Rod Unlimited Episode 22

On this episode of Hot Rod Unlimited, Mike Finnegan takes us for a drive on the wild side as he helps amateur drag boat racer Jeff Conrad compete in the 9.00 second bracket class. The duo take an 1,160 hp jet boat and enter it in the sportsman class, giving us a glimpse of what its like to tune and race a drag boat in this dangerous and unpredictable sport. Will they be going home early or will Jeff drive the boat to the finals? HOT ROD Unlimited appears every other Friday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com

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Chasing 200 MPH at the First Ever Ohio Mile! - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 8
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, HOT ROD Editor In Chief David Freiburger explores the very first standing-mile race to be held on the runway at the Airpark in Wilmington, Ohio. This race was sanctioned by the East Coast Timing Association, which for years had been running on an old WWII runway at the airport in Maxton, North Carolina. When military needs caused the ECTA to lose access to Maxton at the end of the 2011 season, the city of Wilmington was happy to accept the racers. The very first meet was filled to capacity with 175 entries, and despite rain delays, 24 vehicles eclipsed 200 mph at the event. Watch as Freiburger makes his first passes at Wilmington, hunting for 200 mph in Wayne Jesel's former Busch-series NASCAR race car. Now available in full HD 1080P resolution! HOT ROD Unlimited appears every other Friday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Boatkill! The Muscle Truck-to-Boat Extreme LS Engine Swap! - Roadkill Ep. 36
On this episode of Roadkill, the boys are back to kick off Season 4 with their most epic engine swap to date! This time Finnegan and Freiburger drag an old Rogers Bonneville jet boat to a local Southern California lake behind the Muscle Truck, a lowered 1974 Chevrolet C10 pickup that's powered by a Chevrolet Performance LS6 crate engine. Once at the lake, they proceed to remove the engine from the truck and install it into the boat, hoping to do a little drag racing during the Tom Papp Memorial boating event. As usual things don't go as planned but the guys still manage to have fun involving an outhouse, shower curtains, scummy water and a trailer hitch. Oh yeah, did we mention that after going boating Finnegan and Freiburger still had to take the engine back out of the boat and re-install it into the truck to get home?   Roadkill appears on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google + - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Drag Racing with Prudhomme! California Hot Rod Reunion 2012 - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 21
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, Elana Scherr heads up to one of the most important racetracks in drag racing history, AAA Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. This is where it all started for many legendary California drivers, and the track is still jumping today. The NHRA Heritage series hold two of its eleven nostalgia racing events in Bakersfield, and the California Hot Rod Reunion is the final event in the series. We talk to driver Adam Sorokin about his chase for the championship in his small-block Chevy front engine top fuel dragster and meet up with one of our racing heros, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme who tells us what it takes to drive a top fuel car and why he never meant to be a jerk when you asked him for an autograph back in 1973. HOT ROD Unlimited appears every other Friday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Meyers Manx! World's First Fiberglass Dune Buggy - HOT ROD Unlimited Episode 23
On this episode of Hot Rod Unlimited, Elana Scherr speaks with Bruce Meyers, the creator of the Meyers Manx dune buggy. Bruce visits the HOT ROD Studio with some restored and original Manx buggies for a photo shoot and explains the inspiration behind the development of the Manx in 1964 and its subsequent racing and cultural legacy. Then we head to the Meyers Manx headquarters, ride in an original Meyers Manx with the Manx club and take a new Dual-Sport manx on the autocross.  HOT ROD Unlimited appears every other Friday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com




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