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Bonneville Speed Week 2016: The Most Impressive Runs Of The Week May Come Not From A Streamliner But From This (Potentially) 400mph Triumph GT-6

(Photos: BlackSaltRacing.com) Yeah, you read that right. The car you see up there in the lead photo began life as a 1971 Triumph GT-6. It has since been transformed into a hellaciously fast land...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2016: 11 Cars Capable Of Smashing The Wheel Driven Record – Here They Are

There are a ton of reasons to be excited about speed week 2016. The fact that it looks like there will be a Speed Week is the first of those reasons and the second? The second is the pent up...

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2016 Car Craft Summer Nationals Coverage: A Glimpse Inside The Massive Show!

(Jacob Marshall) – The 2016 Car Craft Summer Nationals is a three day event and while sprinting through the fairgrounds snapping photos at full speed, I understood why. With drifting, an...

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Carlisle Chrysler Nationals 2016 Coverage : Nearly 3,000 Awesome Cars Packed The Place

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –  The Carlisle Chrysler Nationals 2016 may be over but they have left a rousing impression on anyone who attended or even those who happened to drive through the area....

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Rocky Mountain Race Week 2016 Full Video Recap – BangShift And 1320Video

(Feature Image by Reilly Beer) If you missed any of the action from Rocky Mountain Race Week 2016, it’s all right here to watch again! And we’ve even got some on road videos that you...

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Oh, The Rolls Royce Burnouts Are Cute – This Video Of A Nitro Funny Car At Goodwood Beats All!

There have been some notable drag machines that have taken on the Goodwood hill over the years but none of them did what Jason Phelps did. Phelps took his Gladiator Ford Mustang nitro burner and laid...

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Watch This Huge Russian Truck Pull A Load Of Logs Out Of The Woods And Through The Muck Like A Mechanical Mule

This is one of those rare occasions that we run video from Russia that does not include a beating, a car accident, or some other incredible form of automotive failure. In this video we get a look at...

War Is Hell And So Was Trying To Keep Army Trucks Running In WWII – Cool Historic Video

This video is 100% BangShifty so we wanted to share it with you today. This is a WWII-era training film that teaches mechanics and the guys who would be operating these vehicles how to install and...

Watch A Twin Engine Triumph Land Speed Bike Make Dyno Pulls – Awesome Noise From Two Triumph Engines!

The bike you’ll see in the video was built by Lowbrow Customs of Ohio, it features not one, but two Triumph engines. The guys at Lowbrow are calling the bike 1955 Triumph, but obviously...

Watch Tim Cullinan Turn His Front Motor Top Fueler Into A Trike TWICE On The Same Run And Save It!

Front motor top fuel cars are among the least appreciated vehicles in drag racing. Their numbers peaked in the 1990s and have basically declined since then, leaving us with less than two dozen really...

Watch This French Trials Rider Cruise An Entire Roller Coaster Track – Wild Stuff

One of the interesting differences between the United States and Europe is the popularity of our motorsports. One of the most popular genres of the two wheeled variety of competition over there is...

In 1980 The Williams F1 Team Tested An F1 Car That Had No Springs Or Shock Absorbers – This Video Follows The Test

Rumor and innuendo are two of the biggest forces that drive any sorts of innovation in racing. One team hears that another is going to do something and since that idea is pretty radical and they had...

Check This Out: A 1970 Checker Marathon That Never Saw Service Duty!

For many people, the Checker Marathon was and always will be “the” taxicab, while everything else painted yellow is just another replacement. For twenty-one years, the Marathon was...

Thundering History: Listen To The Sound That The First Bonneville Racers Heard in 1914 – The Fury Of The Blitzen Benz Four Cylinder

Speed Week 2016 will mark the 102nd year that the Bonneville Salt Flats have been used as a venue for land speed racing. The star of the show during the first “meet” at Bonneville in 2014...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week, It’s Extra Passengers In A Corvette And “Was That A Cop In The Dodge?”

Expecting witty banter? Of course you aren’t, but we have to make a mad dash out of the door to another track this weekend, so we will keep it quick: we’re going to reach into the top of...

This Lifted Crew Cab Beast Could Be Yours. Perfect End Of Days Bugout Rig

The end of the world is coming. Or so the preppers say, which means we’re all going to need some kick ass bugout vehicle that can haul our loved ones, pets, and all the gear we’ll need to...

Class Is Back In Session! Let Professor Pobst Give You The Rundown On Understeer!

Why does understeer suck? Simple…it’s the car taking control completely out of your hands for you while simultaneously sucking all of the fun out of the event of cornering. If you chose...

This 1987 E30 BMW 325is Could Be The Bavarian Corner Carver You Crave

I know a BMW E30 is not the norm around here, but you have to live under a rock if you haven’t noticed the insane number of “Ultimate Driving Machines” that have graced race tracks,...

This Hemi-Powered 1963 Chevrolet Impala Demands Every Ounce Of Respect It Is Owed.

“The Gudfar”, Norwegian for “The Godfather”. Ok, let’s ditch every reference to Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 masterpiece of a film right off of the bat, because...

Bangshift Goes Racing! We Race Our 280Z At Its Very First 24 Hours Of Lemons Event!

(All photos courtesy of the author unless otherwise noted) Welcome to Bangshift Goes Racing! This is a multi-part series that gives a look into choosing, building, and racing a car on the cheap....