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Rough Start: It’s Mostly Buick, Has Some Pontiac And A Lot Of Corporate, But Do You Really Care?

Yes, folks, BangShift’s resident cheap-ass is back to surfing Craigslist for cars that with a total investment of $5000 just might be worth the work. Today’s surfing has taken me to the...

This 1969 Hemi Charger Daytona Road Test On The Mount Tremblant Course In Canada Is All Time! This Hemi Gets Worked

Consider this the greatest muscle car road test video ever, even if your don’t know what the guy is saying. We got tipped off to this awesome film form 1969 by BangShift photo contributor...

Remember When Mitsubishi Built Good Cars? BangShift Remembers The Best Of The Three Diamonds

At one point in time, Mitsubishi built some of the baddest Japanese rides out there. From the Starion through the 3000GT, the Eclipse through the EVO series, Mitsubishis were coveted not only just in...

Know Your Volatile Race Fuels: A Look At The Happily Violent Nitromethane Molecule

It is the liquid that’s killed more engine parts, singed more fire suits, and caused the most havoc of any single substance in drag racing history. It is an indispensable fuel in the modeling...

Watch The First Nine Second 2015 Mustang Pass Ever – Who Needs A Stick Axle, Again? Spraying And Praying Into The 9s!

First it was Ford jumping out on everyone by taking a 2015 Mustang and running it into the 10s. Then it was Livernois Motorsports up in Michigan hustling a 2.3L EcoBoost Mustang down the quarter into...

These Photos From The Houston Car Cruise In Webster, Texas Prove That The World Is A Better Place When Car Guys Stick Together

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – The social media era has changed the way people eat through the proliferation of food trucks, it has changed the way people get around with services like Uber, and...

This 1,200hp 1964 Le Mans Is Pontiac Powered And Loaded For Drag Week – Video Tour Of This Crusty Beast

Here a more in-depth look at a car we have teased you with in still photos recently. This Texas based 1964 Le Mans is one of the meanest pieces we have seen in some time and it punches all the right...

Fleming’s Pumpkin Run 2014: More Great Photos From Inside An Old School East Coast Wrecking Yard

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re back with more spectacular photos from Joe Grippo and his recent trip to Fleming’s Pumpkin Run 2014 at Fleming’s junkyard in Egg Harbor, New...

Saleen Releases Financial Report Made Of Nightmares: Millions Owed, Might Have Seven Grand In The Bank

There’s a brand-new generation of Mustang out, the Challenger has been refreshed, and they just got a deal to tweak Teslas. You’d be forgiven for thinking that Saleen Automotive was...

Watch This Massive Fiat Tractor Suffer A Clutch Explosion And Break In Half At The Start Of A Pulling Attempt

Sometimes I am convinced that these things are trying to find me. Yesterday when looking for something completely different on YouTube, I happened upon this amazing video of a big Fiat tractor (it...

Ebay Find: Four Never-Titled Shelby Mopars, Fresh Out Of Storage

A lot of people cringe at the thought of Carroll Shelby’s time with the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980’s. Unlike the screaming Mustangs he did for Ford, and certainly nowhere near the...

This Crosley Altered May Be Mixing Some Historical Eras But It Is The Coolest Thing For Sale On eBay Today

This car is flat out awesome. It appears to have been build with surgical precision, it is clean as a whistle, and the quality appears unassailable. Yes, there are some things that true drag race...

2014 Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Coverage: Another Load Of Sweet Cars and History From The Show

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – Yesterday we showed you a good load of photos from the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals car show from Bob Chiluk and today we’re back with his second...

Drag Ads and High Performance Print Screamers From the 1960s and 70s

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s there weren’t all that many places to get your timely drag racing news from. Drag News, National Dragster, and several smaller regional papers like East...