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BangShift To Provide FREE Live Streaming Video From The Crower Cup At Barona TOMORROW!!

That’s right folks, it’s live video season here at BangShift.com and we’ve been live all over the country the past several weeks. But this weekend we are bringing it home to sunny...

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Plenty Of Action And Pit Photos From The USCA Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Road America!

Thanks to Bob Chiluk and Optima Jim, we’ve got great photos from last weekend’s USCA Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car event at Road America. The track is spectacular, and Carson...

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Watch Roy Hill Make A Crazy Lane Swapping 300′ Wheelie At The 2015 NHRA US Nationals

Roy Hill has has the most adventurous week of anyone so far at the 2015 Chevrolet Performance NHRA US Nationals. His Cobra Jet Mustang has pulled a pair of completely insane wheel stands and this is...

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This 1965 Film – The Hot Rod Story Drag Racing – Is Officially The Best 1960s Drag Movie We’ve Seen

We know that we fall into the “this is the best old drag racing film that we’ve ever seen” trap far too often but the problem is that we see an incredible film that we have never...

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More Elburn Pull Action Photos – Trucks, Tractors, Flying Dirt, and Carnage

(Photos by Greg Rourke) –  Here’s another great collection of photos by Greg Rourke that were taken at a pretty intense truck and tractor pulling Elburn, Illinois. This time of the year...

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Show Coverage: Somernites Cruise 15th Anniversary Blow Out!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Hard to believe the Somernites Cruise is 15-years-old.  Tens of thousands of cars have come from far and wide to be seen and enjoyed by untold numbers of...

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Caption This: How Would You Sell This Lincoln-Ish Super Brougham?

Zimmer Golden Spirit. 1970s Stutz. Both of these cars represent the same thing: a harkening back to the days of Dusenbergs and Bugattis, though the execution might be…well…a little...

Watch A Grand Prix Car Absolutely Fly Up A Dangerous European Hill Climb – Incredible V8 Sound and Driving Skill

While there are hill climb events in this country like Pikes Peak and Mount Washington, the Europeans have the scene locked down. There’s a multi-national FIA hill climbing championship series...

Ride On The Belly Of A Massive C5 Galaxy As It Comes In For A Landing – Wild View!

I’m certainly not a pilot but I am verging on the professional passenger status so I’ll tell you first hand that any landing you walk away from is a good landing. right? We have all been...

Watch And Listen To A 527ci Stroker FE Engine Scream Out 811hp On The Dyno

Barry Rabotnik’s name is no stranger to the pages of BangShift. He’s one of the best known engine building specialists for Ford’s vaunted FE family of engines in the country and...

Sitting Inside The Sun: Video From The Day The X-15 Rocket Plane Exploded On The Ground And Hurt No One

The X-series of rocket planes were some of the most important research craft ever built for scientific and military testing. As mentioned, there were several of them with the mightiest and most...

Watch Tommy Ivo Assemble His Dragster At His Home Shop Circa 1965 – Awesome Video

(Video credit: Tony Williams/DragTimes2 YouTube) I like to break my pal Keith Turk’s chops from time to time because he describes things as being “magical” and that cracks me up....

Watch The Stock Eliminator Final Runs From The 1963 NHRA US Nationals!

While stock eliminator has morphed and changed and adapted with the times over the years there is still an aura about the class and what it represents. In this video you will see the conclusion of...

Les Mayhew’s Roy Hill Indy Video Is The Best Thing You Will See Today

We have showed you Roy Hill’s two crazed Factory Stock Cobra Jet runs separately but this video by Les Mayhew for CompetitionPlusTV ties them both together with multiple angles and uses a...

Watch This! Brian Hobaugh Racing His Bitchin 1973 Camaro Around The Road Course At Charlotte

Brian Hobaugh is a bad ass behind the wheel of anything, but his famed Orang Camaro is probably one of my favorites. Thanks to the guys at Falken tire, who gave he and Mike Maier a lift to Charlotte,...

In Memoriam: Dick Guldstrand – The Man Known As “Mr. Corvette”, LeMans Racer And Auto Builder

It is kind of fitting that the 21st annual celebration at the National Corvette Museum kicked off this weekend. As fiberglass enthusiasts from all over filled the parking lots of the museum, a...

This Polaris RZR’s Backflip Antics At Dunefest 2015 Are A Hit…And A Miss…And A Rollover….

The backflip. There is something about it that awesome as a spectator and terrifying as all hell for the one in the middle of the action. On the ground, it’s a graceful movement. In reality,...

BangShift To Provide FREE Live Streaming Video From The Crower Cup At Barona TOMORROW!!

That’s right folks, it’s live video season here at BangShift.com and we’ve been live all over the country the past several weeks. But this weekend we are bringing it home to sunny...

More Sand Drag Bike Action! Would You Take A Hayabusa Onto The Sand And Go Wide Open?

The Suzuki Hayabusa is above and beyond the “crotch rocket” slur. It is wickedly fast yet tame to ride. A competent rider could use it as daily transportation, yet it’s top speed...

Diesel Swap! Hot Rod Garage Takes A 12V Cummins And Jams It Into A Dodge D200

Making the kind of power with an oil-burner that would have been unbelievable years ago is stupid-easy nowadays, and while the diesel community have the lines drawn in the dirt, for us, our choice...