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Action Gallery: Painless Performance Outlaw Fuel Altereds And SHRA Racing From North Star Dragway

(WORDS AND PHOTOS BY BRAD KLAASSEN) – So, what do you do the first weekend in April if you live in the south? Well, if that state is Texas, you go drag racing. And that’s just what happened...

IHRA San Antonio 2014 – More Nitro Soaked Photos From The Drags!

(Photos by Bob Snyder) – We have to thank Bob Snyder for this latest batch of photos from the 2014 IHRA Nitro Jam at San Antonio Raceway in Texas. Although it has been a few years since...

Race Report: NMCA West Action Thunders The Revived Auto Club Dragway In Fontana, California!

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne) -The first big event of the new drag racing season, the 3rd annual NMCA West Street Car Nationals took place at SoCal’s newly re-finished Auto Club Dragway....

IHRA SAN ANTONIO NITRO JAM – RACE COVERAGE FROM A WILD WEEKEND IN TEXAS

(Words and Photos by Brad Klaassen) – As many of you hard core Bangshifters already know, the IHRA revamped their racing program for the 2014 racing season with their new Nitro Jam Pro Touring...

We Tour Trick Flow Specialties To See How Their Products Are Made – Gearhead Nirvana

(Photos by Nutting/Fitzgerald) – This was a visit that was long overdue, Trick Flow’s Manager Mike Downs almost choked me out at SEMA when I told him that I had driven virtually right...

LIVE NHRA Testing In Vegas Right Here Right Now. Ashley Force, Schumacher, And More

If you didn’t get quite enough drag racing over the weekend, here’s something cool for the Monday morning blues at the office.  The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is holding a Pro test...

Bitchin’ Video: Multiple X275 Passes In A Trick Flow Headed, Turbocharged, Wheelstanding Fox Body

This video from Shawn Ayers is totally awesome as it is completely devoid of crappy downtime, idling around the pits, and all of that junk. The video captures a day of racing from the driver’s...

BOOM VIDEO: Watch This Very Fast Pickup Literally Launch Its Driveshaft – No Loop Here!

There are certain rules that lots of racers like to scoff at. Replacing belts every couple years is one of many that annoy people and make them believe that there’s some sort of conspiracy out...

This 1967 Dodge Dart Sedan Is One Tough Looking Street Sweeper

There are some cars out there that simply exude an attitude that can only be described as tough. This 1967 Dart is one of those cars. Dark blue paint with a black tail stripe, steel wheels, a muscled...

Bitchin’ Van? This Mr. Norm’s Custom Van Is 1970s Awesome And All Original

Grand Spaulding Dodge in Michigan, better known as Mr Norm’s in the hot rodding world, gained fame for their muscle car programs and tuning ability in the 1960s and early 1970s. When the EPA...

Video: A Solemn Don Garlits Remembers His Amazing Wife Pat

One of the moments that will be forever locked into my mind from the 2014 NHRA Gatornationals was when the blow video, which was also part of the ESPN telecast of the race was played during pre-race...