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Craigslist Find of The Year! An Unrestored 1969 Hurst Olds Survivor – 13,000 Original Miles!

This is one of 913 1969 Hurst Olds models ever produced and it is a 13,000 original mile survivor that is now being sold on Craigslist. Restored versions of this car garner very large sums of money....

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Les Mayhew’s Profile Of Top Fuel At The 2016 Good Vibrations March Meet Is Amazing – Watch It!

We have one problem with Les Mayhew and his continued insistence in making drag racing films. That problem? We’re running out of superlatives to address them with. Once again, Les Mayhew brings...

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Tim Wilkerson Suffers Strange Crash During NHRA Kansas Nationals Eliminations

Tim Wilkerson was chewing his way through eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Kansas nationals when disaster struck and he suffered one of the strangest funny car crashes we have ever seen. We were at...

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Somehow everybody survived this massive airborne Formula 3 wreck in Austria

If there’s anything to take away from this absolutely brutal crash in the European Formula 3 Championship last weekend, it’s that modern safety gear is entirely remarkable. Chinese driver Zhi...

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Street Car Takeover Indy Coverage: Massive Crowds and Mechanical Diversity Galore – Great Event!

(Photos by Jacob Marshall) – Yesterday we showed you some Friday night no-prep fun from Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and today we’re back at the same track but on the next day....

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Chevrolet Unveils New 2016 Camaro Nitro Funny Car Body At John Force Racing

It has been teased for a long time, developed for a long time, and hidden from public view for a short time. Today, officials from Chevrolet and the leadership/drivers at John Force Racing pulled the...

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Incredible Video: Watch A Train Derailment In Slow Motion After Someone Was Literally Asleep At The Switch

(By Greg Rourke) – Ever been sitting at a railroad crossing and see a railcar with “Do Not Hump” stenciled on it?  Near Chicago we have lots of railroads, and as kids we found...

Craigslist Find of The Year! An Unrestored 1969 Hurst Olds Survivor – 13,000 Original Miles!

This is one of 913 1969 Hurst Olds models ever produced and it is a 13,000 original mile survivor that is now being sold on Craigslist. Restored versions of this car garner very large sums of money....

Here’s your BangShift guide to a motorsports-stuffed Memorial Day weekend

The biggest weekend in motorsports has arrived and the truly dedicated and/or insane racing fan can, if he or she desires, spend almost the entire weekend watching racing. As with any weekend from...

Here’s A $160,000 Camry That You May Want To Own And Could Be The Buy Of The Century

Put your weapons down. Drop the torches, the pitchforks, whatever that other thing is, and the bazooka. I have not lost my mind. I have not sold my soul to the devil, but what I have done is stumbled...

Dyno Video: Watch And Listen To This 427ci (Modern) Chevrolet LT1 Go Through A Daytona Dyno Simulation – Cool!

It is amazing to think about the tools that modern racing organizations have at their disposal. We like to think about what the Harry Millers and Duesenbergs of the world would be able to achieve...

FAST Releases XFI 2.0/XIM Super Cobra Jet Engine Harness – Choice Of Many Winners!

One of the things that most people do no realize is the fact that when you see a Mustang Cobra Jet, Drag Pack Challenger, or COPO Camaro at the strip, there’s a better than average chance that...

UDATED: Shirley Muldowney Has Lung Removed- Vows To Fight Cancer Diagnosis

Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney underwent surgery yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina to remove a cancerous lung after being diagnosed with Stage 2 lung cancer. Muldowney has vowed to fight...

Just A Slight Misjudgement: Watch As Brandon Smith Rolls His Polaris RZR XP 1000 Eight Times Down Donkey Punch Hill!

When you see the trees pointing straight down as you look straight ahead, it means only one thing: you’ve screwed up big-time and this is probably going to hurt. Brandon Smith got lucky and got...

US-60 Drag Racing Action: Bracket Action and Test Passes From The Nostalgia Nationals

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Back again in Hardinsburg, KY for the Spring version of the Nostalgia Nationals featuring the Straight-Axle Mafia, car show, swap meet, and plenty of...

Rough Start: This 1978 Dodge D-100 Was The Hot Ticket In 1978, And Would Make A Great First Build!

The scene was bleak for performance cars in 1978. Cars were choked out with smog laws, low compression and catalytic converters. Former heavy hitters, like the Pontiac Trans Am, Chevrolet Camaro Z28...

Super Chevy Show Virginia: Car Show Images From The Event – Lots Of Killer Stuff!

(Images by Benoit Pigeon) – There’s always lots going on at the Super Chevy show. Yesterday we showed you the drag racing action provided by the Extreme Outlaw Pro Mod group and today...

eBay Find: Is This The Former “King Fish” Funny Car? Maybe, Maybe Not, But It Is A Logghe-Chassied Plymouth ‘Cuda!

Three words: Nostalgia Funny Car. Like the thought of alcohol or nitromethane exhaust hanging around the burnout box, a blower howling like you stepped on the tail of the devil’s dog, and the...

This Newsreel Footage From The First Indy 500 Shows How Much Of An Insane Calamity It Was

There are times that I think living in the early 1900s would have been pretty incredible. From a mechanical standpoint you had the birth of the auto industry, the birth of powered aviation, the start...

Billy Glidden To Drive The Mickey Thompson Equipped, Precision Turbo and Engine Pro Mod In E-Town!

Other than Ricky Smith completely steamrolling the rest of the field, the biggest story to come out of the 2016 NHRA J&A Services pro mod series is the fact that Billy Glidden has been named the...