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27 NHRA Pro Mods Are Heading For Houston This Weekend! Huge Field Of Heavy Hitters

NHRA’s goal is always to get 20-something cars in each of the Pro Classes at an NHRA National Event. Years ago that was no problem whatsoever, but in recent years it has not been uncommon for...

Cool Video: Check Out This R/C Car Remake Of A Scene From The Fast And The Furious!

I’ve never been much of a R/C car enthusiast, with my only hands-on experience being those ultra-cheap ones that you get as a kid from Toys ‘R Us for $20. That said, R/C is a real...

Modern Super Cars At The Lingenfelter Collection – Mechanical Art Work That’s Blindingly Fast

One of the things we have always prided ourselves here at BangShift on is the fact that we’ve never pigeonholed ourselves into one thing. We’ve always been very honest in the fact that...

Take A BangShifty Photo Tour Of The Richard Petty Museum – Incredible History Here

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We all know and love Joe Grippo as a dyed in the wool Mustang guy here at BangShift and that means there was one of two places he was going to be last weekend, Vegas or...

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...

Moroso Launches New Direct Sales Website – The Parts You Want And Need Straight From The Source

Moroso is one of those companies that we’re honored to have as a BangShift sponsor because they have been part of the high performance aftermarket virtually since there was such a thing, they...

Rat Autopsy: Watch Some Buddies Pull Apart The Most Destroyed Big Block Chevy We’ve Ever Seen

Anyone who has ever raced something has been exactly where the guys in this video are. Ok, maybe not quite in this exact level of destruction autopsy but you know what we are getting at. We’ve...

eBay Find: This Pro Street Bricklin SV-1 Is Proof That Pro Street Fixes Everything

This 1975 Bricklin SV-1 pro street machine is probably the best use of a terrible car turned into something we’d break laws to own we have ever seen. The Bricklin SV-1 was a horrid financial...

Ride Along Over The Shoulder Of A USAC Silver Crown Driver As He Hauls Sideways Around A Dirt Oval During Race Practice

The formula for a USCA Silver Crown car is pretty simple if we break it down to the total root and that is essentially this. Take a sprint car chassis, install a NASCAR engine in it and go have fun...

Famed Drag Racer Kenny Safford Dies – Career Marked With Strong Performances In Well Known Cars

There was a time in the sport of drag racing that drivers mattered more than they do now. Don’t get all weird on us here and think that we’re taking a pot shot at today’s modern...

The Trucks Of Viva Las Vegas 2014 – Laid Out, Shined Up, Looking Nice, and Looking Tough

Since the dawn of BangShift, I’ve never hidden my affection for all things truck. Be the huge or small, new or old, I am a truck guy deep down in my heart and always will be. The good thing is...

All Time Video: DIRT – A 1979 Film That Covers Virtually Every Form Of Off Road Racing – Baja to Swamp Buggies!

How this movie has escaped me to this point in my life I’ll never know but it seems to have escaped lots of people because when we stumbled upon it while trolling YouTube it only had about...

Radial Resurrection: Index Racers Dial It In At Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Yesterday we posted a gallery of photos from the Radial Resurrection event at Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip, showcasing the incredible turnout of Drag...

Our Last Blast From The Mustang 50th Birthday Party At Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Pro Touring, Pro Street, More

That’s it, we’re done from Vegas! This is our last group of photos from the Mustang 50th birthday party at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and it is a good one, mainly because of the diversity...