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Street 'N' Strip Issue 29

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 29

This month’s random delve into the Street Machine archive takes us to 1990 and your favourite magazine’s backing of York Raceway’s annual Street Racer Championships. With a cash prize of a grand put up by long time northern drag racing sponsors, Kingston Medical Gasses, the main aim of the race ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 27

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 27

Word Of Pod We are gearing up to celebrate the 31st annual Original Hot Rod Drags, supported by the NSRA, over the weekend of September 13th-15th. It’s a hot rod show at a race track: the famous Santa Pod quarter mile, and the usual ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ formula with pre ’73 RWYB, ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 25

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 25

No Prep Race #2 Lancaster Raceway, Lincolnshire- May 4th Words: Paul Marston/Jerry Cookson, photography: Dunk Rose, DR Photography As we entered the month of May, no one could have predicted that we would get the same weather at the same place as we did just a few weeks before. Well, on Saturday, May 4th, that’s exactly what ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 23

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 23

The Word Of Pod Spring has sprung, and here at The Pod, we are gearing up for Round One of the FIA/FIM European Drag Racing Championships. The Main Event is one of Santa Pod’s most prestigious drag racing meetings. We pull into the fast lane this May Bank Holiday to witness the crème de la ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 21

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 21

Straight Talk with Jerry Cookson With the start of the straight line season just weeks away, the racing calendar is beginning to take shape with a multitude of entertaining events coming up to wet that fevered ‘no racing until when?!’ brow! Given the recent announcements made during the winter lay-off, there’s still renewed enthusiasm in the workshops for ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 19

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 19

The Word Of Pod Santa Pod Raceway are pleased to announce the addition of no fewer than six brand new events to our already busy calendar, making for one jam-packed 2019 season here at the track! The Springspeed Nationals on May 4th-5th is chronologically the first of the new line-up. The name ...

Street 'N' Strip Issue 17

Street ‘N’ Strip Issue 17

Straight Talk with Jerry Cookson, photography by TOG at Eurodragster.com Have you ever wondered to yourself, what happens to old race cars? Well some get a reprieve and a new lease of life, some end up being broken apart or get forgotten about in some dark corner of a shed or ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 15

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 15

Straight Talk with Jerry Cookson  With the loss, this year, of Shakey, North Weald and York Raceway, it’s not often that we can report about a new venue to the scene opening later this month. But I’m happy to report that we can this month, thanks to the efforts of Jason King ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 13

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 13

The Word Of Pod  The biggest muscle car, doorslammer event in Europe! All American classics, trucks, modified and muscle cars will be heading to Santa Pod Raceway from July 27th to 29th to celebrate America’s finest, both on and off the track! The quarter mile will host Round 4 of the MSA ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 11

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 11

The Word of Pod Spring has sprung, and, here at The Pod, we are gearing up for Round One of the FIA/FIM European Championships. The Main Event is one of Santa Pod’s most prestigious drag racing meetings; we pull into the fast lane this May Bank Holiday (25th-28th) and witness the ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 9

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 9

Stop Press! Due to ongoing work on the track, Dial-In Day at Santa Pod on March 3rd has had to be postponed until May 7th, May Bank Holiday Monday. See www.RWYB.com for details. The Word Of Pod Easter comes early this year, and Santa Pod’s season-opening Festival Of Power, over the weekend of ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 7

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 7

The Word of Pod 2018 is going to be a very exciting year at Santa Pod Raceway! Trakbak CEO, Keith Bartlett (KB), is pleased to announce the undertaking of a major new project that will be a landmark in the continuing development and improvement of Santa Pod Raceway. Construction of a ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 5

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 5

Shakey Talk with Jerry Cookson As the 44th season of racing at Long Marston draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the last big Shakey event: the NSRA Hot Rod Drags. No doubt the Drags will be getting its spot in these pages (see p66! – DS) but for me, ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 3

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 3

Shakey Talk with Jerry Cookson I’m sure by now most Street Machine readers will know that Shakey supports a thriving Bracket Racing programme with the motorcycle class bracket added in recent months. Since we started in 2010 (that’s some 17 years ago)(Are you sure?! – DS) we’ve seen many winners in our ...

Street 'N' Strip -Issue 1

Street ‘N’ Strip -Issue 1

Shakey Talk with Jerry Cookson It’s ironic that, roughly four weeks ago, I was leafing through some old record covers and tucked inside one of my drag racing LPs from the Seventies was a floppy 45rpm EP disc which was given away free by the original Street Machine magazine. Then, just a ...