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Watch A Ferrari F40 and F50 Get Thrashed On A Beautiful Road Course: Pure Auditory Perfection

July 21, 1987 is the date that Ferrari unleashed the last car built under il Commendatore himself, Enzo Ferrari: the F40. An exercise in improving the already unholy 288GTO, a Ferrari meant for...

The Zingers inspired a generation of car geeks, and we talked to the guy who built them

  There was a time when custom car culture was as mainstream as professional sports. Back in the 1960s, custom car shows were huge events that hundreds of thousands of people saw over the course...

You Missed A Turn! Van Crashes Into An Apartment Building

The Abbotsford, British Columbia RCMP had an interesting call in the early morning hours of July 18th. A Ford Windstar had missed a turn at an intersection and plowed straight through two apartments...

eBay Find: 1974 AMC Matador X – So Weird It Is Cool Or So Weird That It Can’t Be Cool? You Tell Us!

The AMC Matador was never exactly a styling tour de force, although in the context of its era the car was pretty bold. Hell, magazines declared the very car you are looking at below the best styled...

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Take A Ride In The Mustang EcoBoost On A Hot Lap-This Thing Sounds Serious

The Mustang EcoBoost is an intriguing beast, because it marks the first time since the storied SVO Mustang of the 1980s that Ford is honestly giving a performance four-cylinder a shot in their iconic...

BangShift Road Test: The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4WD LTZ Crew Cab – Duramax Diesel Power Under The Hood

One of the things I always pay attention to when cruising a road test car or truck is how much impact it is having on its immediate surroundings. Is anyone paying attention to it? Anyone gawking or...

Pro Mod And Doorslammer Action From Roxboro Motorsports Park – Superchargers And Killer Paint Everywhere

(Words and Photos by Benoit Pigeon) - There are few things that make us smile wider than learning of the sale of a drag strip and how it was revitalized under new ownership. Such seems to be the...

Diesel Power Challenge 2014: The Infamous Trailer Towing Obstacle Course

If there is one event at the Diesel Power Challenge that puts the driver front and center it is this one, the trailer towing obstacle course. Rather than an all out speed competition, this is more of...

Ride With Jim Pace As He Laps The Daytona Road Course At Incredible Speeds – BONUS: He Narrates The Whole Lap So YOU Can Be A Daytona Hero

If there is a road course in America that has scared the crap out of people more than Daytona, we’d love to hear it. Different tracks may have different corners and sections that are...

Lions Super Pull Of The South Coverage: Super Stock Diesel Tractors Blocking Out The Moon

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) - We promised you on-going coverage of the 2014 Lions Super Pull of the South this week and here’s our second installment. This time we’re taking a peek at...

2014 Meltdown Drags Coverage: The Inside Story Of The Event And Another Load Of Awesome Photos

(Words: Greg Rourke – Photos: Rourke/Chiluk) - The Meltdown Drags was borne out of the frustration on a group of vintage drag racing enthusiasts. They felt they were being treated rather...

Action Photos And Results From Cordova IHRA Nitro Jam- Full Five Second Field In Nostalgia Funny Car

When we heard that the IHRA Summer Nationals at Cordova Dragway Park is the most anticipated IHRA national event of the season, it was time to pay attention.  There were a couple of us who watched...

These 1960s Race Car Classified Ads From The Back Of National Dragster Will Make You Smile AND Cry – Awesome Stuff

I have a pretty decent collection of old drag racing books, magazines, and newspapers. It gets bolstered every now and again by my friend Mike Williams who provides me with “treasures”...

Kustom King Car Auction Next Month Features 500+ Cool Resto Candidates And Parts Cars In Savable Shape – This Is Nuts!

BangShifter Corey Stainbrook gets the gold star today for tipping us off to one massive, no-reserve auction that’ll be happening up in Alberta, Canada next month where more than 500 vintage...