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CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE 2016 NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl – LIVE Here on BangShift at NOON Central!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE 2016 NMRA/NMCA SUPER BOWL!   The kings of the radial drag racing world will be at the NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl in just a couple of weeks. The event will be taking place at Rt...

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Pulling Action Coverage: The Piedmont 300 Was A Rocking Good Time – Killer Trucks!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Pullin’ season is in full swing and we were on hand again for this year’s running of the Peidmont 300. Located in Winston Salem, NC at the Dixie...

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Grocery Store Parking Lot Find: Check Out This Turbo Slant Six Plymouth Barracuda Drop Top!

Over the weekend, my wife asked me to run down the local grocery store up the street and grab a few things, a typical husbandly duty that I’m sure more than a few of you are familiar with. I...

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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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Watch The Saddest Camaro Burnout Ever End With An Even Sadder Impact – How Does This Happen?

While no one will be calling the Lohnes residence and offering me a ride in a Formula One car tomorow, I feel as though I am fully functional behind the wheel. I am not going to out duel Jimmy...

Big Changes At Jamco Parts! New Product Lines, New Focus, Same Great Quality and Service

The name Jamco Parts has been synonymous with shoebox Ford and Mercury suspension systems since the middle part of the 1980s. Well the company has recently announced a significant expansion of its...

Street Car Shootout At Brainerd Optimist Dragway – Coverage Of The Strip And The Cruise

(Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Tommy Lee Byrd has been killing it lately with tons of great photos from places like Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip in Georgia. His latest dispatch came to us in the...

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE 2016 NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl – LIVE Here on BangShift at NOON Central!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE 2016 NMRA/NMCA SUPER BOWL!   The kings of the radial drag racing world will be at the NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl in just a couple of weeks. The event will be taking place at Rt...

Battle Hymn of The Bro: Is This Tune About Wrecking Mustangs Great Or Does It Miss The Mark?

There have been hundreds and possibly thousands of car songs written and performed over the years. From ditties like “Little GTO” by Ronnie and the Daytonas to “Beep Beep” by...

ECTA June Coverage: More Cool Cars, Trucks, and Hot Rods From The Ohio Mile!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – In the 1st article from this event we posted the top speeds for nearly everything in the photo gallery.  I will attempt to keep this up, but can’t...

Pulling Action Coverage: The Piedmont 300 Was A Rocking Good Time – Killer Trucks!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Pullin’ season is in full swing and we were on hand again for this year’s running of the Peidmont 300. Located in Winston Salem, NC at the Dixie...

TV’s “Diesel Brothers” Being Sued By Utah Doctors For Modifying Diesel Trucks

A group of Utah doctors is planning on suing the guys from the Diesel Brothers television show because they claim that the guys have illegally modified vehicles and are harming the environment....

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Make The Most Brutal 10-second Run Ever In This Big Block Powered Tudor – Bonus Donut!

There are videos that are fun, there are videos that are brutal, and there are videos that are brutal fun. This is one of those videos. You are going to take a ride in the a big block powered Tudor...

Great Chase: A Pymouth Road Runner Jumps, Smashes, Rolls, and Weakly Explodes Chasing A Bad Guy!

We’d never heard of the 1977 B-movie called Bare Knuckles before watching this bitchin’ chase scene. The movie is a campy deal that follows the exploits of a bounty hunter as he tries...

Watch This 1952 DeSoto Hemi Run With No Valve Covers On As The Owner Checks Top End Oiling

This video is pretty interesting on a couple of levels. For starters we get to see and hear a 1952 vintage DeSoto hemi run. In factory form this is a 276ci engine that made 160hp. It looks like this...

Target to exit Ganassi Racing sponsorship of IndyCar for 2017

Chip Ganassi Racing has announced that their longtime sponsorship partner Target will leave the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2017, AP writer Jenna Fryer reported Wednesday. Target will remain a...

Cool off in the summer heat with this vintage Finnish ice racing home movie

Now that much of the U.S. is in the middle of bathing their assorted extremities in the summer heat-wave sweat, what better way could we celebrate than by pulling out some classic Finnish ice racing...

This Vintage Merlyn Sports Racer Is a Beautiful Piece From a Bygone Era of Racing

In the early 1960’s, homebuilt and small-batch sports racers ruled the day in road racing. This was the early days of broader space-frame building and most of the purpose-built race cars of the day...