Hemmings Find of the Day – 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

Mercury is dead, long live Mercury! You’ve probably by now seen no less than a dozen tributes to Mercury history following yesterday’s news that Ford axed the marque. We’ll pay tribute in our own way, by checking out one of the hottest vintage Mercury vehicles for sale on Hemmings.com, this 1969 Cougar Eliminator. From the […]

Flyin’ high at Musclepalooza XI

After Musclepalooza XI, we left Lebanon Valley Dragway the other day with plenty of images in our heads, including that of the scoreboard flashing a new F.A.S.T. record of 10.25 (later dropped again to 10.18) and everybody’s favorite Barrett-Jackson announcer’s antics in the Wilshire Shaker, above. Enjoy a quick selection of more of the images […]


Via Geoff Hacker came these photos from Harry Whipp of a paint and body shop’s pole-mounted sign down in Saginaw, Texas. Before you go scouring Google Images to see if you can identify the car, Harry notes that it was homemade entirely out of rebar and fiberglass.