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Ken Block’s New Gymkhana Video Is…FootKhana?

Last week we were tipped off that Ken Block would be releasing a new Gymkhana video on Tuesday, April 22nd. We were so hot and bothered by this news (Well, I was at least) that we binge-watched the...

Lonestar Round Up 2014 – More Cool Stuff You Haven’t Seen Yet – Patina to Polish Right In Here!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Just when you thought it was safe to go outside we’re all up in your business again with another load of Wickam’s awesome photos from the 2014 Lonestar...

Project Violent Valiant Update: The Front Suspension Starts To Come Together With Fabrication And RideTech Parts

So we’ve been off our normal schedule with Project Violent Valiant updates and consider this our effort to get back on the horse and keep you apprised of the developments of this awesome build....

Drag History: Period Photos From Milton Speedway – Vermont’s Long Dead Drag Strip

(Photos: Jeffrey Sefranek collection) – Back in February of 2013, I ran a fairly short piece here on BangShift about the ghostly remnants of Milton Speedway, the premier drag strip in Vermont...

Comp Is Giving Away $10,000 Worth Of Parts To One Comp Superfan On Power Tour

That’s right, one lucky fan is going to win $10,000 worth of Comp products on Hot Rod Magazine’s Power Tour this year, and the coolest part about the contest is THERE ARE NO RULES! Nope,...

Jeff Kiesel’s 500hp Turbocharged Rotary Bug Eye Sprite Is The Ultimate Autocross Weapon – Take A Ride In It

This is like riding on a 500hp Ginsu knife. Jeff Kiesel’s Sprite is known and has been known as one of the nastiest autocross cars in the country for years. Powered by a turbocharged 13b Rotary...

Space City Cruiser Spring Car Show 2014 – More Photos From The Show

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re back with more great Charles Wickam photos from the 2014 Space City Cruisers Spring Car Show. The fun thing about this show for Wickam is that it...

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Registration This Saturday — BE PREPARED!

Alrighty, folks here’s the deal on Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014! Hot Rod has just published the information and we saw it moments after it went hot. For starters, they have given the world a...

Awesome Rare Footage Of The Orange Blossom Express Tank Monster Truck Racing Bigfoot Fast Trax

If you were a monster truck and pulling fan as a kid in the 1980s the name Allan Gaines triggers an immediate smile. Gaines became well known for his beautiful Orange Blossom Special 1937 Chevrolet...

Watch This Vicious Turbocharged UTV Rip A Power Wheelie In The Dirt

We’ve showed you lots of videos of UTVs or “side by sides” climbing stuff, jumping stuff, and slogging through all kinds of bad conditions but this is the first time we’re...

Viva Las Vegas 2014 – Our Full Photo Tour of The Show Continues – More Cars, Trucks, Stuff!

As we have been showing you this week (and will continue you this week) Viva Las Vegas 2014 was the best one yet. From the weather to the turnout of cars and people, the show was a huge hit. We know...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: The Brown Note, A Nudist At The Gate, And One Counter Guy Saved From His Own Stupidity

Another round of seemingly unbelievable moments from a week in the life of the Unknown Parts Counter Guy. What, you don’t have this stuff happening at your office job? Jump on the counter, you...

Radial Resurrection: Bringing Outlaw Drag Racing Back to its Roots – Wild Eighth-Mile Drag Radial Action

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) - Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip—some say it is the birthplace of outlaw street car racing in the Southeast. In the ‘90s and 2000’s, it was a hotbed for some...

More Great Mustangs From the Mustang 50th Anniversary At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

We’re back with more Ford soaked goodness from Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Mustang’s 50th birthday party. The west coast version of this event was a huge success with thousands of...