We Stole The Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro And Are Driving It To LS Fest Right Now! Join Us!

As if participating in the FM3 Road Trip for the past 6 days wasn’t enough road tripping, we’ve decided to hijack the Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro and drive it home to the west coast!...

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Coffeyville Street Drags Postponed Until May 13th, Due To Weather

Because of severe weather in the area, and the expectation that it will continue through Saturday’s schedule Coffeyville Street Drags, the event has been postponed until May 13th. Stay tuned...

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FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

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New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

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The Runway Racing Invitational: Run What You Brung At The Mojave Air And Space Port Runway

(Story & Photos by Dean Kirsten) Over the past few years, the Mojave Mile has run several times a year, thanks to Michael Borders of MKM Racing Promotions LLC. But for one reason or another, MKM...

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The PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny Has Been Rescheduled Due To Weather – New Dates June 30- July 2

THERE WILL BE NO LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE PSCA HEADS-UP HOOTENANNY THIS WEEKEND AS THE RACE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. HERE’STHE STATEMENT FROM THE PSCA –  The PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny II...

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Historic Photos: Check Out These Great Images From The 1972 Super Stock Nationals At York, PA

(Photos by Thomas Sayers) – We have to sincerely thank BangShifter Thomas Sayers for scanning and sending us this awesome load of historic photos taken at the 1972 Super Stock Nationals. By...

We Stole The Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro And Are Driving It To LS Fest Right Now! Join Us!

As if participating in the FM3 Road Trip for the past 6 days wasn’t enough road tripping, we’ve decided to hijack the Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro and drive it home to the west coast!...

2017 NHRA Springnationals Through The Lens of Charles Wickam – (Part 2)

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re back with the second installment of awesome Charles Wickam photos from the 2017 NHRA Spring nationals that were held at Royal Purple Raceway in...

The OTHER 430 – Here’s A Look At The 430ci MEL Engine That Powered Big Cars And Dragsters In The 1960s – Dyno Video!

You thought we were pretty crafty be remembering and recognizing the Buick 430 today, right? Well what about the MEL (Mercury Edsel Lincoln) 430ci V8 that powered some of the biggest and heaviest...

On 4/30 We Give Some Love To The Buick 430 – A Big Block That Doesn’t Get The Respect It Should

Some engines are just destined to be overshadowed it seems. The 430ci Buick is one of those engines. Introduced at the same time as the 400ci engine in 1967, it was essentially a bored out version of...

2017 NHRA Spring Nationals Through The Lens Of Charles Wickam – (Part 1)

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It was one heck of a weekend in Houston just a few days ago and thankfully our man Charles Wickam was on the scene to capture the images we know you wanted to see...

Unearthed! This Hurst Promotional Film Featuring The 1965 NHRA Season Is Amazing And Long Hidden

There are few things that spin our crank harder than cruising than digging a deep hole in the internet and at the bottom discovering gold. This time our find was an awesome Hurst Promotional film...

Now THAT’S What You Do With A Lamborghini! Watch These Psychotic Machines Rip Eight Second Quarters!

They make great poster cars. They are wonderful to use in a video game. And yes, they look impressive and amazing. But in our world, a Lamborghini anything is nothing more than rolling jewelry:...

King Boss! Ohio George Montgomery’s 1969 Mustang Boss 429 Twin Turbo Gasser

Ohio George Montgomery is one of drag racing’s Gasser Gods. He was a driving force in the class from its earliest days right up until it moved back toward the realm of the Competition...

Boss Day! To Celebrate 4/29 We Have Thunderjets, Super Cobra Jets, And Big Bad Bosses! Ford Power

The 429ci variant of Ford’s 385 series of engines had a pretty neat life. Yes, the 460 was the longer running side of the duo but the 429 was available in more high performance guises than the...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Spectacular Ford Drag Team Video From 1969

We like ending our Fridays with the well known “Parting Shift” blog items and today is no different. Because this is the week of sweet big blocks and several of them have been Fords, we...

Action Photos: Outlaw Fuel Altered Association/ Southwest Heritage Racing Association OK Spring Nostalgia Nationals

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – Springtime in Oklahoma always means two things, the wind is going to blow and two of the coolest old school nostalgia racing associations, based in north...

Redemption No Prep In Houston: Action And Pit Images Featuring The Small Tire Heroes At The 2017 NHRA Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When the NHRA announced that they would be having a select group of  Shannon Morgan’s Redemption No-Prep cars at the 2017 Spring Nationals at Royal Purple...

Killing Honda Jokes, One At A Time: This Is The Most Evil Integra On The Planet!

The little green Acura Integra that is best suited for hurting feelings at roll racing events is back, better than ever. The “Gringotegra” is one of a select few front-wheel-drive Honda...