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Mini-Feature: The Steve Korney Stone-Woods-Cooke 1969 Corvette Blown Gasser

Before there were pro mods, before there were X275 cars, before anyone knew or cared what a 10.5 tire was there were gassers. All the stuff that you will see this weekend on our live broadcast of the...

Watch Rick Snavley Suffer A Massive Crash At The 2011 Street Car Super Nationals – He Was Banged Up But OK

While we cannot possibly predict anything about the performances at the 2014 Street Car Super Nationals we car certainly use history as a guide to tell you that there will likely be some insanely...

Reason #8: “Never Count Out Larry Larson” We Unveil Larry Larson’s Potentially 5-Second Barrier Smashing Street Legal S10

  (Editor’s note: Because this weekend is the “reintroduction” party for Larry Larson’s S-10 to the world and maybe a sort of introduction party to the rest of the...

Goodguys Southwest Nationals Autocross Action Photos – Cones Fly and Champions Are Crowned At The Last Hurrah In 2014

(Photos by Jason Brady and Dan Ballard/RideTech) – If you have ever attended an “end of season” event of any kind you know that there is a certain feel to the whole thing...

This 2000 Qvale Mangusta Is A Really Rare, Pretty Expensive, Modular Ford Powered Italian That You Can Own

It was Wes Tarkington who sent me the link to the ebay listing for this car and he and I bantered about regarding the potential coolness of this 2000 Qvale Mangusta with the right upgrades like...

Ride Along With Captain Jack McClure Rocket Go Kart As He Blasts Down The Track At SGMP – Amazing Footage

Well we told you he was going to do it and he did it! One of our all time heroes is back in action officially after making a couple of eighth mile blasts at South Georgia Motorsports Park last...

SNOWBOUND! – How The US Army And American Industry Dug Out Several States During The Winter Of 1948/49 – Narrated By Paul Harvey

(Editor’s note: This story originally ran last January but due to the recent and incredible snowfall in Buffalo it seems like a good time to drag it out again!) As I write this, the people of...

The Lingenfelter Collection: A Quartet Of Quintessentially Cool Pontiacs From Our Visit

(Photos by Criag Fitzgerald and the author) – You may remember that we spent a full day inside the vast and amazing Lingenfelter Collection of Ken Lingenfelter last winter. Well as it turned...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Quick And Fast Will Larry Larson Go At This Weekend’s PSCA Street Car Super Nationals?

Starting just before 4:00 PM Pacific time this afternoon, we’ll be flipping our cameras on and bringing you the first of four days of coverage from the annual Pacific Street Car...

Mustang Mayhem – Here’s Five Minutes Of Ford Mustang Drag Cars Earning Trips To The Glue Factory

Boy there sure as some wince inducing moments throughout the course of this five minute video produced by Urban Hillbilly Action Videos. It is nothing but Ford Mustangs blowing up, sliding around,...

Coker Tire Founder Harold Coker Passes – Industry Giant Essentially Created Vintage Tire Market – Great American Success Story

There are lots of great success stories in the aftermarket but few of them loom larger than that of Harold Coker, the founder of the Coker Tire Company. Starting from virtually nothing, he had the...

The Incredible Rise Of The Dodge Brothers Was Matched By Their Tragically Early Deaths – Here’s What’s Not In The Dodge Ads

Dodge has produced some pretty neat ads recently which feature “John and Horace Dodge” playing the roles of speedy drivers, caring factory owners, and mavericks of the early automotive...

Some Guys In Sweden Are Plugging A 2-Stroke V8 Into A Volvo Amazon – Teaser Video Here!

Wow, so we guess this whole “stick a two stroke V8 in it” madness is becoming a thing! We got tipped off to the quick video below by Moroso’s Scott Hall who was obviously inspired...

2000 IHRA Alcohol Funny Car Champion, President Of S&W Race Cars, And Race Promoter Scott Weney Passes

(Photos – S&W Racecars) – We’re heartbroken to report that Scott Weney, the president of S&W Race Cars has died. Scott was taken from Bradenton Motorsports Park in...