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Rottler Manufacturing Partners With Tim Wilkerson For NHRA Seattle Race – Big Win For Single Car Team

Tim Wilkerson is an NHRA fan favorite as one of the hardest charging and last standing single car teams in the funny car ranks. He’s also the old school racer that everyone will tell you...

Watch A Group Of “Stanced” Cars In Russia Run Aground On A Tiny Speed Bump – We’ve Exported This Stupidity

We’ve long been mystified with the culture of “stanced” cars, especially the competitions to see who can pull into and out of a parking lot without scraping the ground. Seriously,...

Personality Test: Would You Pick A 2014 Chevy SS, A 2014 Ford Taurus SHO, Or A 2014 Charger SRT8?

This question was rattling around in my head after I saw a guy in a Taurus SHO and another guy in an SRT8 Charger leave a traffic light “in anger” last week. They were heading the other...

This Video Of A Little Kid Loving Life As His Dad Slides A Car Around In The Dirt Is Fantastic

If this video doesn’t put a smile on your face, than you officially have no soul. Seriously, you are dead inside and need to get yourself to a funeral home before the rigor-mortis kicks in and...

These 1950s Bonneville Videos Are Your Monday Moment Of Hot Rodding Zen

Sometimes you just need something cool to balance our your day, especially on a Monday when things could be hitting the proverbial fan at the office. We found a couple of really amazing films taken...

The Space City Cruisers Spring 2014 Car Show – League City, Texas – Cool Stuff In The Texas Sun

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – The 2014 Space City Cruisers car show, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts was a great success and helped out a couple of local charities. Charles Wickam was on...

Intense Video: Ride With Mike Skeen In An Audi R8 As He Races in The Pirelli World Challenge At Long Beach

We got tipped off to this video by Jet Hot High Performance Coating’s Cheryl Herrick who is the woman that deftly wheels the company’s Chevy II at events like the Optima Ultimate Street...

2015 Mustang To Have Factory Line Lock! Video And Release From Ford – This Is Cool!

You just read that right. Ford has announced that a line-lock will be standard equipment on the 2015 Mustang GT no matter if you are a Ford/Chevy/Chrysler guy this is flipping cool news. The...

New York’s Gearhead Slum, The Iron Triangle Is Being Dismantled

It is a place that goes by a few different names. There’s Willet’s Point, there’s “that weird neighborhood across from Citi Field”, and then there’s the one most...

Gear-Bangin’ Drag Video Perfection – Watch A 9-Second Mustang Make Passes From Every Possible Angle

Normally we would sit on a video like this until Friday and give it to you as part of our traditional Parting Shift to end the week but we’re flipping the script on you today as David Ongano...

Freak For Sale: Cummins 4BT Powered 1970 Nova Dually – Eight Lug Wheels And The Soul Of A Big Rig?

For the pure freak factory, this could be the weirdest single car I have ever posted on BangShift. Not weird in the sense that it is horribly ugly or looks like it was victimized by a bad plastic...

Watch A Toyota 2JZ Powered Nissan Suffer A Nuclear Level Engine Failure At Royal Purple Raceway

This week, I am heading to Royal Purple Raceway Park outside of Houston, Texas to announce at the NHRA event. When I get there, I am going to walk down the left lane to see if I can get a first hand...

Cleveland Man Posts Craigslist Ad Looking For Someone To Drive Him Around In “Way Way Back” Of Station Wagon

Funny CriagsList ads come in all different shapes and sizes. There are the long rambling ones overselling a lame car. There are the long rambling ones that are trying too hard to be clever and just...

Viva Las Vegas 2014 – More Killer Photos From The Show – Cars, Trucks, Rods, Customs, In America’s Wildest City

While the Mustang guys had the Las Vegas Motor Speedway under their complete control, the traditional hot rodders swarmed the Orleans Hotel and took the place over. We’ve got nearly 1,000...