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Ford And Ram In War Of Words Over Towing Rating Of Their Heavy Duty Trucks: This One’s Gonna Get Ugly, Folks

Ford, GM and Ram all want you to believe that their heavy-duty model truck is the baddest mother on the planet. It can go anywhere, do anything, has enough power and structure to tow Rosie...

Video: Forty Years Ago The Most Spectacular Fire In The History Of Dirt Track Racing Took Place In Kansas At The Hutchinson Nationals

Thanks to BangShifter Don McGinnis we have this incredible video to show you today about a catastrophe that happened 40 years ago and has largely been lost to the unrelenting march of time. This is...

New England Forest Rally 2014 Coverage: Action Photos From Deep In The Woods Of Maine

(Photos by Joe Staska) - When Joe Staska told us that he was heading to the Rally America produced New England Forest Rally, we were excited. After all, Joe had produced some awesome images from the...

BangShift Blog Battle: Lohnes’ Sauce Is Weak-Here Is McTaggart’s Response

Leave it to Lohnes to pick a well-known low shot like the Oldsmobile Delta 88 diesel for this battle. Look, the engine is far from a peach, we all know, and yeah, the Delta 88 is a very overrated...

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BangShift Blog Battle: Lohnes Calls Out McTaggart On The Worst Car In Each Man’s Respective Birth Year

We have debates around here. Debates about important issues of the day and issues that strike right at the very core of what being a BangShifter is about. Stuff like trying to determine between...

Photo Coolness: This Is The Bonneville – The Living Embodiment Of All That Rules About LSR

(Editor’s note: This story originally appeared last August and is being reprinted now as part of our run-up to Speed Week!) These photos were taking in the impound lot at Bonneville on...

More PDRA Pro Modified Action Photos From Virginia Motorsports Park – They Were Flying In VA!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) - It was a historic weekend for the PDRA in Virginia with a big car count of almost 200 competition vehicles (in all categories) and some great action across the board....

eBay Find: Four Halibrand Wheels With Some Pretty Amazing Indy History – Big Bucks, But So Cool

Sometimes for fun I will plug in the word “Halibrand” into the search function on eBay just to see what pops up. The logic here is that Halibrand wheels themselves are awesome and...

AMAZING! Video From The Day That Don Garlits Broke 200mph At Island Dragway – August 2, 1964

50 years ago tomorrow, Don Garlits made the first recognized 200mph drag racing pass in NHRA history. The debate will rage forever as to whether or not The Greek did it earlier in Illinois, but what...

Talk About Bad Luck: Man Crashes Into House Filled With Bees

St. Charles, Michigan residents were surprised to hear a crashing noise that came from an abandoned house in the neighborhood. As they ran over to investigate what had happened, they found bees by...

This Awesome Short Film On The Richmond and Stark Streamliner Will Totally Have You Pulling For These Guys

When I was putting together the story about the nine cars I think can better the existing wheel driven Bonneville speed record, I came across this short film about the Richmond and Stark streamliner....

Too Far: Get Your Hellcat…Ring Tone? Now You Can Claim That You Have 707hp In Your Pants.

The best comedy is the type that writes itself. I honestly thought it was a joke when I was told that you can get a Hellcat ringtone for your phone. Why? Why would you want that noise coming from...

Crash And Burn: Take A 40ft Drop Off The Side Of The Road With This British Motorcyclist

This is cringeworthy. A guy ridge-running a Kawasaki ZX6R somewhere in Britain is filming his run. He’s moving pretty well along when he meets a corner a bit sharper than he was expecting....

ICON Wants To Use A Tesla To Build This Drop-Dead Gorgeous Streamlined Coupe – Will It Be Just One?

ICON is known for taking a vehicle from the past (usually a 4×4 with a deserving background) and all but re-engineering it while keeping the perfect classic lines and details. They’ve done...