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Watch Lights Out 8 HERE – Baddest Small Tire Race On Planet Earth Is ON!

This is it, the big one that people have been gearing up for, Lights Out 8. Starting at about 5:30 pm on Thursday night and then going through the entire weekend our pal Mark Walter will be...

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BangShift What’s In The Shop Series: We Visit The Legendary Roadster Shop

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – With the BangShift Windy City in the grips of middle winter and outdoor car stuff non existant,we venture out in search for more of our “What’s...

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Watch Ron Clark Suffer A Massive Wreck In Bugzilla That Kicked Off Lights Out 8 – He Is OK

The first pair at Lights Out 8 on Wednesday night was set to be a fun one. A tandem of cars that summarize the reason so many people love this style of drag racing. A VW Bug with a blown small block...

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Bruder Brothers Reveal New Radial Car – Monster Blown Combo Blasts Through Rules Loophole

(Video: TheRacingVids YouTube Channel) – If there’s one thing that the radial world might not have seen coming, this car is it. The Bruder Brothers have been quietly working on their...

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Action Gallery: High Flying Stockers At The 2017 NHRA Circle K Winternationals

(Photos by Wes Allison) – When the dust settled and the final pair of stock eliminator cars ran down the track at the 2017 NHRA Circle K Winternationals, it was Pasadena, Texas resident Jerry...

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King Of The Hammers Off-Road Action From Johnson Valley. Catch Up On All The Photos Here.

We’re pretty lucky. After all, we get to go to races and events of all kinds around the country and the world. It’s a lot of work, and it certainly isn’t all fun, but at the same...

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Watch Lights Out 8 HERE – Baddest Small Tire Race On Planet Earth Is ON!

This is it, the big one that people have been gearing up for, Lights Out 8. Starting at about 5:30 pm on Thursday night and then going through the entire weekend our pal Mark Walter will be...

Killer Video: Ride Along With a Three Engine, 5000hp Pulling Tractor!

Pressing play on the video after the jump will probably put you in a place that you’ve never been before. That place is sitting virtually on top of three blown Hemi engines making a combined...

Video: The Tucker Combat Car – The Other Forward Thinking And Inventive Vehicle Preston Tucker Developed

About a decade before Preston Tucker’s venture into the world of mass producing automobiles, he had another idea that was about as forward looking, advanced, and interesting as his cars. That...

We Never Expected To See A 1990s Ford Thunderbird Drifting, But This Rules!

Yes, I’m on a MN-12 kick this week, and for good reason: nobody builds these things, it seems, and they go for pennies on the dollar when they sell. The Ford Thunderbird, Lincoln Mark VIII and...

Land Speed Controversy Video: A Cool Look At The Infamous Budweiser Rocket Car And It’s “Supersonic” 1979 Run

There have always been certain controversies in land speed racing over the years. Many of the early ones have been covered in our awesome Salt Beds of Salduro series which picks up again today, but...

Classic YouTube: Clark Griswold Enters The Tuff Truck Competition

If you’ve never thought about taking a car nobody cares about and beating the stuffing clean out of it, then I’m ready to call you a liar. I’ve done it. It’s fun beyond fun,...

Watch A Trucker Escape Death By Inches When His Unsecured Load Comes Through The Cab Like A Battering Ram

We are not sure where this video was taken but it is obviously an Asian county as noted by the script shown in the upper right hand side of the video. As you watch this, remember that the driver is...

Plain Vanilla: This One-Family-Owned 1976 Mercury Monarch 351 Has Potential!

I pride myself on being able to find the redeeming factor in just about every possible vehicle made, ever. There is usually a point or purpose to every automobile out there that justifies it’s...

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Watch This Ute Wreck Hard After The Driver Loses The Handle During A High Speed Burnout

We’re not sure what the hell was supposed to be going on in the video below but we’re reasonably sure that they did not have “guy wrecking the daylights out of his ‘Ute into a...

Movie Car Chase: A 1971 Aussie Charger Vs. A NASCAR Oldsmobile Square Off In The Movie “Metal Skin”!

Straight off of the bat I have to admit that I know jack-all about the 1994 movie “Metal Skin”. I wasn’t hunting down a car chase scene when I stumbled across this gem…I was...

Ignition Tech With Moroso: Learn About Crank Triggers and How To Set Them Up

If you are building a serious engine for the street, the drags, or many other applications a crank trigger ignition system is pretty much required equipment. They went from pro level exotica to...

Morning Symphony: Tearing Across Nebraska In A Monster Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Ever find yourself on an open road somewhere that has absolutely no traffic whatsoever and contemplate the consequences of what would happen if you went ahead and had a little fun? Who would know...

This Video Of A Massive, Pre-Hydraulic LeTourneau Front End Loader Is Yellow Poetry In Motion

As I have established over the last five years here at BangShift, I love old machines that completed huge tasks without the technology of today. Decades back, the work still had to get done and the...

Watch A Kuwaiti Tank Crew Slide And Roll Their Battle Tank At The Russian International Tank Biathlon

Since 2013, Russia has been holding an international tank biathlon where several countries like China, Kuwait, and several that have names ending in “stan” show up to test their mettle...