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Naked Motors And Thrashing In The Pits At The 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion – Sweet Photos Here

Perhaps the coolest thing about the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion is the fact that so many vehicles at Famoso were burning nitro. From the cackle cars to the AA/FA exhibition machines, to the top...

Project Raven: The Prelude To The Stage 2 Build

The last time the Project Raven Imperial was seen, it was limping home from Beech Bend with a transmission that was making a lot of odd and angry noises. Since then there has been a lot of...

Watch The 2014 Ridler Winning Revision Buick Hit The Goodguys Autocross – Sideways Action From The Wild Creation

Kids, we live in a generation where Ridler Award winning cars are cruised on the streets, taken to the Bonneville salt flats, and in this video the defending Ridler winner is autocrossed at a...

Raymond Beadle Has Died – All Time Drag Racing Great Was Phenomenal Driver, Visionary Promoter, Loved The World Over

We hate writing these. Funny car giant Raymond Beadle has died. We had been hearing that Beadle was having some medical issues and were hoping for the best but it seems as though that will not be the...

Unhinged: One Out Of Every Five Vehicles Sold Has Been Recalled This Year.

At time of writing, there have been 544 recalls that have affected 52 million vehicles for model year 2014. Think about that: One-fifth of the vehicles sold this year shouldn’t have been sold...

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Rough Start: Want To Haul A Lot Of Friends With You? How About A 1971 AMC Ambassador?

This one brings back memories. Right about the time I was trying to get a 1979 Cutlass running and driving…which puts me at about 14 years old…a big red sled came into the yard. Up until...

Here’s Every Angle We Could Find Of The Awesome Houston Club Building Implosion Yesterday

The Houston Club was a pretty ritzy place when it opened up about 40 years ago but as times and real estate values have changed, that formerly luxurious and cool building was looking more and more...

Check Out These Awesome Hot Rods And Historic Race Cars From The Famed Famoso Grove At The CHRR

While the action on the track is hot and heavy at Bakersfield each year during the California Hot Rod Reunion, it is only part of the show. Note that this event is specifically called a...

Video Of Audi’s Driverless RS7 Running The Hockenheimring Track Here!

If you, as a company, expect the public to buy off on any sort of new and previously unknown technology, you have to perform a real-world test to prove feasibility, and that is exactly what Audi has...

Top GM Lawyer Has Decided To Retire After Decades Of Work…Are The Recalls Taking Their Toll?

After about 37 years with the company and five years as the chief legal counsel of General Motors, Mike Millikin will retire at the beginning of 2015. The move is voluntary and the 66 year-old...

Watch This 2,000hp Big Rig Eat Up A BMW M5 At The Drag Strip From The Hood Of The M5

Canada’s Sylvain Noel owns and operates one of the most powerful hot rodded big rigs in the world. His truck makes a reported 2,400hp and somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 lb/ft of torque....

Nothing But Wheelstand Photos From The 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion

We love us some wheelies around here at BangShift. Watching cars that weight a ton or sometimes closer to two tons reach for the sky when the throttle is laid flat at the drags has been captivating...

BangShift Exclusive: An Incredible Inside Look At The Restoration Of A WWII B-17 – The Desert Rat Labor Of Love

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – So BangShift Chicago gets a hotline call wanting to know if we would like to see some old metal that’s being restored locally. Silence for a split...

Watch This Fully Restored And Regularly Flown P-51 Mustang Test Out Its .50 Caliber Machine Guns – This Is Awesome

There are few people in the world that own operational P-51 Mustangs. Those that do own them did not just fall into them by some sort of happy accident. Nope, those men and women are captains of...