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Watch Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Get Electrocuted By And Nearly Fall Off His Bike During A Run

Aussie top fuel motorcycle rider Chris Matheson has been at the big boy motorcycle game for a while and like all guys who have made a career of it, he’s had his fair share of bumps, bruises,...

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NHRA Houston Action Photos: The Coolest Top Sportsman And Top Dragster Whips At The Event

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Among my personal favorite classes in drag racing, top sportsman and top dragster rank really high. Why? The cars are fast, unique, and each division around the...

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High Flying Stock and Super Stock Action Photos From The NHRA O’Reily Auto Parts Spring Nationals In Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Here’s a little inside baseball for you. All the announcers usually fight for the mic when stockers and super stockers are coming up. Why? You know why....

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45th Annual Spring Tune Up Car Show – Here’s Our Last Pile Of Photos From This Great Shindig

(Photos by Johnny Gaudette) – We’re at the end of our photos from the 45th annual Early Ford V8 Club of New England Spring Tune Up car show and this could be the best crop of cars and...

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NHRA Houston Pro Mod Action Photos – Some Of The Nation’s Best Getting After It At The O’Reily Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It was another great weekend of J&A Services Pro Mod action at the 2015 NHRA O’Reily Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas. Pro...

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Basement Resto: Bill Akin Restored This Incredible 1960s Indy Car At HIs House – Hear It Run And Lean The History!

Bill Akin is one of the world’s foremost authorities on historic Indy cars, at least in our world. He has rebuilt, restored, and breathed new life into an amazing number of these old war horses...

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Watch A 416ci Chrysler Small Block Stroker Scream Out Over 760hp On The Dyno! Big Power Out Of Small Inches!

(Photo by Rich Pasley) –  The car that this 340 based 416ci Chrysler small block lives in is pictured below in all of its wheel up glory. Owned by Steve Clukey, the machine is a 1970 Plymouth...

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Eargasm: Listen to Jon Lundberg Announce Captain Jack McClure’s Rocket Kart at OCIR Circa 1973

For drag dweebs like us, the clip below is truly awesome. Not so much a video as it is an audio file, hitting play will transport you back to a night in 1973 at Orange County International Raceway...

Vintage Race Car History: The Mooneyham & Sharp 554 Fuel Coupe – An Outlaw Before The Term Or Idea Existed In Drag Racing!

It’s almost without argument the baddest-ass steel ‘34 Ford ever and it is among a heady group of cars that many point to as being the most iconic drag machinery of all time. A tire-smoking,...

LIVE Streaming Audio From The Ohio Mile – Land Speed Action In Your Earhole! Tune In Here 8:00am EST

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO LIVE AUDIO FROM THE OHIO MILE (Photo credit Gregg Adams) – It is officially GO TIME for the 2015 ECTA Ohio Mile season! The tech line was busy, the registration trailer...

Watch The 1929 Miss Daytona Hydroplane Come Back To Life And Roar! Miller Engine Perfection (Video)

Two boat posts in three days? Are we becoming BoatShift? Of course not because that would make no sense. We’re just sticking to our philosophy that stuff we dig is probably stuff you’ll...

Cool video: How to Pilot a Steam Locomotive

Our “list of stuff we want to drive” is pretty danged long. It reads like a hit parade of awesome iron. From a blown alky altered to a monster truck and multi-engine pulling tractor, the...

Historic Drag Video: Awesome Early 1970s Footage From Oswego Dragway – Funny Cars, Wheelstanders, Doorslammers Galore!

Boy is this some awesome video! This five minute Super 8 time travel trip back to the early 1970s was original shot by (apparently) by someone named Marvin King. The video depicts what seems to be a...

Gearhead History: Name the First V8 Powered Car in America

You saw the title and laughed to yourself. Yep, you’re thinking that it’s something easy like the 1914 Cadillac or something along those lines. Well, you’re wrong. The first V8 car...

Joey Gladstone Runs His Suzuki Hayabusa…Without A Wheelie Bar…To A 6.56@217MPH Pass At Maryland International!

It looks like a wasp with the radical extended rear, it sounds like a wasp as it stages, and when it launches…well, it flies, alright. The racer is Joey Gladstone, the bike is a Suzuki...

Vintage Drag Strip and Speed Parts Ads From The 1960s and 70s!

We recently dove face first into the BangShift east coast archives to dig up another pile or awesome match race, speed parts, and high performance ads from drag racing papers of the 1960s. These...

Ebay Find: Black And Chrome Suits This 1978 Chevy Caprice Coupe Nicely!

Brian can enjoy Buford’s company all he wants. I’ve got nothing against four-doors, or even a four-door B-body, but if I’m going to own one, without question I’d go for...

Bitchin Video: Super Stock and Pro Stock Legend Herb McCandless Talks About His Hemi Demon And Racing A Pro Stocker In The 1970s

Herb “Mr 4-Speed” McCandless was one of the best and most talented racers of the golden super stock and fledgling pro stock era in drag racing. His abilities behind the wheel landed him...

This 1/5th Scale Dodge Challenger R/C Is A Little Demon With A Ton Of Details And The Ability To Do Burnouts!

Tell me this isn’t cool…go on, I dare you. YouTuber “Hemistorm RC” is one of the many remote-controlled vehicle fans out there in the world, and his works are top-notch. With...

Watch Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Get Electrocuted By And Nearly Fall Off His Bike During A Run

Aussie top fuel motorcycle rider Chris Matheson has been at the big boy motorcycle game for a while and like all guys who have made a career of it, he’s had his fair share of bumps, bruises,...