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Pricing And Options For Challenger Demon Announced – Seats Are A Buck! Demon Crate Is A Buck!

Well we now know that you can be driving a Challenger Demon for right around $86,000 if you’d like it the way it comes or about $100,000 if you want to load it with the available options that...

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1973 NHRA SummerNats – Photos Of Funnies, Top Fuel, Pro Stocks, and More!

(Photos by Bob Boudreau) – Oh, the SummerNationals. This is one of the most historic and heralded races on the NHRA tour. E-Town stands as one of the major tap roots that continue to anchor the...

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Bumper Dragging Small Tire Nova: David Holtgrew’s Wheelstand At The Battle Grudge Race

It sounds weird to say, but there are times on a dragstrip when too much bite actually does exist, and David Holtgrew experienced it first had when his cool small tire Nova stood up at the hit during...

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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...

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LIVE Grudge Racing From The Battle At Las Vegas Starts Saturday Afternoon

If you want to see some of the baddest grudge racers the West Coast has to offer, including all the Team Boddie racing crew and their Outlaw 1/8 mile racing association, then tune in LIVE here on...

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The Rolling Dare: KingSpeed Race And Repair’s 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Is Built To Be Challenged

A built diesel truck, a real performance built, tuned-to-the-hilt truck that is much more than a monster exhaust pipe and clouds of smoke, is the most anti-sleeper thing there is. Big, loud, and...

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Bob Tasca Sr. Spotted Testing His Cobra Jet Mustang

Our pal Jack Webster, a Mopar man by all accounts, was momentarily struck with the same affliction that we had when drooling over a Cobra Jet Mustang recently. It’s called,...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: GM Importing Chinese Cars

In a move that could be today’s equivalent to Benedict Arnold’s treasonous work with the British army during the Revolutionary War, GM has announced that, as part of its turnaround plan,...

This Week’s One Piece of Good News: Two Businesses Thriving in Detroit!

To offset some of the sheer anger and frustration of the weekly Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink blog item, here’s an actual bit of good news. It was sent along by our pal D2, and it’s a...

Save This Vintage Iron!

Our pals over at CarDomain.com posted an item on their blog that’s worth sharing. A Wyoming salvage yard that has tons of cool vintage cars that the owner of the yard wants to sell or even...

Government to Force GM and Chrysler Out of Racing?

With Chrysler essentially living on the government monetary feed-bag for the time being and GM seemingly headed that way shortly, some information has surfaced to suggest that the government is not...

Hot Rod Magazine is Giving Away a 2010 Camaro SS During Power Tour!

There has been speculation on the BangShift.com forums about what the 2009 Power Tour sweepstakes car will be, and now here’s the official news from HotRod.com: the prize is a 2010 Camaro SS!...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Big-Block Jet Boat

After some recent discussion on the BangShift.com forums about hot rod boats, we located this water-borne missile outside the city of Chicago. Jet boats are big fun and even bigger when you have...

Cool Old Press Photos: 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible

Automobile or aircraft carrier? This massive piece of rolling coolness is Dodge’s sporty Custom Royal Convertible, circa 1957. Even though it’s missing the fancy markings, you could still...

Gearhead Destination: Lime Rock Park

Baseball has Fenway Park and road racing has Lime Rock. It’s a little 1.53-mile bandbox of a road course, but the place reeks of history and has been the site of some of the greatest moments in...

NASCAR Investigating a Large Drop in TV Ratings

It seems that NASCAR’s television audience is vanishing at a rather rapid rate and the sanctioning body has put some super sleuths on the case to find out why. It’s being reported that...

Video of the Week: When Nitrous Goes Bad

Nitrous, like fire, can be man’s best friend or worst enemy when it goes wrong. Consider this video as going as wrong as it can possibly go. The drag car in question suffers a flaming nitrous...

New CNC-Ported Iron Heads from RHS

There is still a place in the world for cast iron small-block Chevy heads. Lots of racing classes mandate iron cylinder heads and frankly, these puppies will probably outwork the lower-end aluminum...

The Day the Bottom Fell Out

There has been nary any good news in the automotive realm for a while. The bad news has been moving at a fairly steady stream, but on Tuesday it came out in a raging torrent. This was an amazingly...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Drag Kart!

Yep, admit it. The first thing you thought was WTF?! The second thing you thought was, “How do I get one of my own?” I’d recommend asking this guy, who happened to be running the...