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You Make The Call: Which Rig Wins This Tug Of War? The Lifted 4WD Dodge Or The 2WD Ford Wrecker?

The tug of war is a simple contest that depends on two things. Power and traction. In the battle you will watch below we have a mud caked Dodge Ram truck that has obviously been attacking the local...

Cool Wagons and Customs At The 2015 Carl Casper Car Show – Some Really Nice Stuff In Here!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Crafting a car as an artist might shape clay is something many of us marvel at.  The vision to see a body line shaved and another added is something that...

New Hose End Expanders From Fragola Performance Systems Mean That Adapters Are A Thing Of The Past!

Like we talked about during our recent tour of the Fragola Performance Systems factory the Connecticut company is always working on something. Clearly by this announcement we know that they have...

This Is A Thing? Speed Plowing In Sweden…”Let’s Get Ready To Cultivate!”

Early spring at BangShift Mid-West means many things…the trees are finally starting to leaf out, daffodils are blooming, my allergies are raging, and fields across the region are being torn up...

Hotchkis Autocross Coverage: The NMCA West Series Welcomes The Pro Touring World And They Came In Droves

We’re back with more great action and pit photos from the Hotchkis Autocross that was run as part of the NMCA West drag races at Fontana, California last weekend. Like we mentioned yesterday,...

This Mid-Engined Hyundai Veloster Smacks Of Group B Rally Cars In All Of The Right Ways

Take one funky but boring hatchback, ditch the back seats, shove the engine where the back seat should be, wick up the engine nicely, make sure there’s enough air and radiator coverage to keep...

Truck Feature: This Hot Rodded Cummins Powered Lil’ Red Express Rips Low 10-Second Quarter Mile Times With 100psi Of Boost!

(Words and photos be Jacob Marshall) – When I first saw Max Kirtley’s Little Red Express truck it was buried in the staging lanes of Royal Purple Raceway surrounded by numerous Nissan...

This 401-powered Gremlin Needs A New Home – Just Pretty Enough To Be Nice, Just Dirty Enough To Be Fun

There is a fine line between show car and beater, and it varies a little from person to person, but it goes like this: is it too nice to take out into the rain? It’s a show car. Is it so...

Watch This Screw Blown, LS Powered Factory Five Type 65 Coupe Roar Out 650hp At The Tires On The Dyno!

We are gearing up to do some really cool stuff with our friend Fred Simmons at SMG Motoring in the coming weeks. You’ll remember SMG as the shop we last dyno tested Buford T Justice before...

Bernie Ecclestone Wants A Separate Formula 1 Series For Women…Cue The Backlash

In 2005, while discussing Danica Patrick’s successes in the Indy Racing League, made one of the most infamous quips ever: “You know I’ve got one of those wonderful...

Father And Son English Drag Racers Sentenced To Decades In Prison For Leading Drug Smuggling Operation

This is the second time that Graham Ellis’s name has appeared on the front page of BangShift and sadly, neither time has it been in celebration of good news. The first time was due to a massive...

Drifting Paralyzed: The Story Of Rob “Chairslayer” Parsons And His Determination To Drive

Look at your legs for a second. For the majority of us, they are there, have been there, and function as expected. What would you do if you lost them? How would you cope if you got into an accident...

Watching This Pro Stock Engine Make Two Full Sweep Pulls On The Dyno Is BangShifty Symphony!

While the debate rages about what the future of the pro stock class should and will look like in the coming years there is one thing that everyone may be able to agree upon and that is the fact that...

Unveiled: The Lincoln Continental Concept – There Might Be A Pulse Left At Lincoln After All

(Photos: Ford Motor Company) Ford’s got this “hide the concept until the last freaking minute” thing down pat. First was the Ford GT, and now this, the Lincoln Continental concept...