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Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: More Sportsman Racing Goodness From Beech Bend!

By sheer luck, the weather that was expected to spoil the fun of the Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals at Beech Bend had all the ferocity of a kitten mewling. Things might not have looked cheery at first...

JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: All-Sportsman Racing From Kentucky!

Sportsman-only drag racing at Beech Bend on a gorgeous late Spring day…if you can find me a better way to kill a few hours, have at it. The JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals race brings together the...

2017 NMCA Bluegrass Nationals Gallery – Come Hell Or High Water, Racing Will Go Down In Kentucky!

I knew a week out that the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals was going to have a rough go of it at Beech Bend Raceway. Bowling Green’s weather has been a grab-bag of storms and sun, and the weather...

2017 Spring Throwdown In T-Town: Doorslammer Action In Tulsa! Awesome Cars and Racing

(Photos by Bad Brad Klaassen) – If you watched BangShift’s LIVE streaming coverage of the 2017 Spring Throwdown in T-Town you know how bad ass a race it was. The opening salvo of the...

From The Rodder’s Journal Vault: Incredible Vintage Photos And The Stories Behind Them

Sincere thanks to the staff at The Rodder’s Journal for sharing these amazing images. We’re going to let them do the talking on this one! Vintage Photos from The Rodder’s Journal One of...

Holley LSFest West 2017 – Killer Photos From The Inaugural Event That Took Over LVMS!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) – The hardest and most prestigious award to earn at an LSFest event is the Grand Champion award. In order to achieve this honor one must participate in virtually...

Street Car Takeover Indy Coverage: The Popular Series Loads Up The Historic Strip!

(Words and photos by Jacob Marshall) – Even if I lived under a rock, I would have still known Street Car Takeover was in Indy. When I was eating my waffles downtown on Saturday, I was graced...

Spring Fling Galot: Our Final Load Of Drag Racing Action Photos From The Big Buck Bash!

(Photos by David Whealon) – When bracket racing exploded in popularity in the 1970s as an answer to the escalating costs of heads up class racing no one could have foreseen the sport as it is...

2017 FE Race and Reunion Final Action Gallery – One Last Huge Helping Of Ford Greatness

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Yes, we knew it was going to have to end at some point but we have come to the 2017 FE Race and Reunion Final Action Gallery. This will be our last showcase of images...

NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Photo Extra: People, Header Flames, and Scenes From Charlotte

(Photos by David Whealon) – The NHRA’s “southern swing” has come to a close and the second of the three stop series of races at zMax Dragway was awesome. There is really...

2017 FE Race and Reunion Coverage Continues – More Iconic Fords On Display and On The Strip

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – No we’re not done yet with sweet photo coverage from the 2017 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway in Pennsylvania. Joe Grippo’s photos are great...

2017 FE Race and Reunion Coverage: More Classic and Muscle Bound Fords From Beaver Springs

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – If you wanted a break from the on-track action, the midway had Jay Brown’s FE Power and Barry Robotnick’s Survival Motorsports and their bad ass parts...

2017 FE Race and Reunion – Beaver Springs Was Bristling With Killer Ford Powered Hot Rods

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Hardcore. That’s what this weekend was, totally hardcore. Imagine a drag race and car show event centered around a single engine family that’s been out...

Dead Drag Strip File: Shuffletown Dragway, North Carolina Then and Now (Video and Photos)

The 127th drag strip I have ever been to (living or dead) is displayed here before you. Shuffletown Dragway in North Carolina is one of the most eerie abandoned strips I have ever been to because...