The Coolest/Weirdest Timing Tower In Drag Racing History – The Mobile Dragster Tower!

The photos and video below represent some of the last existing evidence of the coolest and weirdest timing tower in drag racing history. For starters, lots of strips had and continue to have humble...

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We Will Have LIVE No Prep Street Racing Saturday From The Coffeyville Street Drags In Kansas

Do you want to watch real, honest, No Prep Street Racing Live? Good, because we’ll have all the street racing you can handle LIVE from the Coffeyville Street Drags in Coffeyville Kansas this...

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Fellow Racer Remembers His Mentor Ernie Pereira, 200 MPH Club Member, Belly Tank Racer, And Overall Land Racing Bad Ass.

(Words by Robert Dalton, Photos provided by Robert Dalton) Robert Dalton is the owner and driver of the “Flash Point” Streamliner, and a guy who has become a good friend of ours over the...

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Carl Scott Flips His Car, Minor Insanity, At Kansas No Prep Race And Walks Away

Carl Scott has had a few close calls lately, but we’re glad to announce that after losing it behind the wheel of his little beast Minor Insanity, and sliding it into the wall, it flipped over a...

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These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

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CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN: FREE LIVE Radial Racing With The RTRA Turbo Bullet Radial Rebellion Continues Saturday! More Than $100K On The Line!

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN   WILL BE RESCHEDULED SOON. STAY TUNED. Last year’s RTRA, Radial Tire Racing Association, events at Denton’s Northstar Dragway were some of the record settingest races...

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Historic Drag Racing From Tracks Around Illinois and Missouri – Four Wide Action and More!

This weekend I’ll be calling the action at the NHRA event in Norwalk, Ohio. I am looking forward to this race as it will have lots of fun stuff going for it like pro mods, championship...

Watch This Huge-Wheel Equipped Monte Carlo Shear The Wheel Studs And Get Crazy!

(By Greg Rourke) – Why do most drag racers not run on giant rims? Perhaps a visual aid is in order and this huge-wheel equipped Monte Carlo is it. Here we have the Track Mania event at Memphis...

Watch Clay Millican Win His First NHRA National Event In Top Fuel – Overwhelming Emotions, Incredible Story

It was the most emotionally charged top fuel final round I have ever experienced in person and when Clay Millican charged down the track ahead of Leah Pritchett, the entirety of Bristol Dragway went...

Unhinged: Coming Full Circle At The Holley Hot Rod Reunion

The Holley Hot Rod Reunion is, far as I’m concerned anyways, my Genesis when it comes to BangShift. It was the first major photo assignment I had, the first time I worked with Brian and Chad,...

Evil Little Pill: This Ford Fiesta ST Is Kicking Everybody’s Backside At A Half-Mile Run!

Say it with me: The Ford Fiesta ST is NOT a sleeper. It’s not a particularly fast car, true. It’s more meant to be a neat little daily, a runaround that doesn’t suck, an eco-car...

Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2017: Heating Up The Strip And Waking Up The Neighbors!

With the rain out of the way and the sun on display, any concern about the Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2017 races was immediately put to bed. The temperatures were high and the humidity in...

Miniature Blown Small Block Video: Listen To This 6ci Devil Fire Up And Run – So Cool!

We love miniature engines and have featured dozens of them over the years here at BangShift and each time we discover what we think is a new one we like to show it to you. Now we know that this...

Father’s Day Fun: Streamliner Has A 30 Cubic Engine And Is Faster Than Any Lamborghini Ever Built

So you think you are good at hot rodding? You may be, but you are nowhere as good as Mark Lingua. Mark is the guy who dreamed up, built, and drives the streamliner below. The machine is classified as...

Please Be Real: Anybody Want A Cheap Chevrolet Chevette Drag-Race Pickup?

One of my highest moments of sheetmetal butchery came at the expense of a 1979 Ford Fiesta. The hapless little econocar wasn’t in that bad of shape, but it wasn’t in great shape either....

Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2017: From The Trackside, Thursday’s Testing And Early Qualification Runs!

If the car show participants weren’t happy about the rain that fell on Thursday morning at the Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2017, you can imagine the gnashing of teeth that was occurring in the pits...

Crawling With Bugs – HOT VW’s At Irwindale Drag Day!

The yearly gathering of Volkswagens is a southern California tradition for VW Bug junkies and it’s been going on for decades, dating back to the long gone Orange County International Raceway way...

Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2017: Our Photo Coverage From Beech Bend Begins Now!

The Holley Hot Rod Reunion kicked off with a bang this year. Ok, that’s not quite correct. It kicked off with a lot of bangs…and rumbling…and rainfall. The opening to the reunion...

Historic Drag Footage: Opening Weekend Of Bristol Dragway In 1965 – Petty, Owens, Hemi Under Glass, More!

Being on the announcing staff at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in 2015 was a treat because of the history that the race represented. 2015 was the 50th anniversary of the track’s opening and...

We Found As Freaky A Small Block Intake System As We Have Ever Seen On E-Bay – Check This Out

It isn’t often that we get to call something involving a small block Chevy engine freaky or weird but this is as freaky a small block intake system as we have ever seen. There are four Dellorto...