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Watch Andrew Alepa’s Radial vs The World Corvette Make More Than 5,200hp On The Hub Dyno!

It’s really hard to explain to someone how incredible Radial vs the World drag racing is until they see it. No, these cars do not have the raw insanity that nitro cars do, but they perform in...

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Old School Drag Action Photos: Action Images From The Little River Dragway Vintage Drags!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When it comes to cool drag strips, Little River Dragway in Texas is near the top. Operating since 1957, this place is a time warp to a no-frills era where the main...

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The Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

This is the 23rd year of The Million, one of the richest purse events in the history of drag racing, and everybody that is anybody is on site trying to take home the big bucks at this 4 day...

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2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

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Drag Race Action Gallery: 2018 End Of Season Nostalgia Throwdown At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The end of the season has become a nostalgia tradition at Elk Creek Dragway’s last race of the year allowing only older cars to participate....

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Oddly Fun Gallery: The Motorama Auto Museum Is One Of The Strangest In America – Check Out Our Photos!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I headed up to nothern Wisconsin for a three day weekend, the land of fish frys, supper clubs and brandy old fashioned cocktails. In the hotel lobby was a...

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A “V” Ain’t The Only Way: Watch This Built Chevy 250 Make 320hp On The Engine Dyno

Fans of old school inline six engines will love this video which shows a built Chevy 250 inliner making more than 300hp on the dyno without using boost, nitrous, and still having the crummy factory...

Hot Rodding Your Ford 2.3L Ecoboost For Banger? Better Call ARP For Their New 2.3L Ecoboost Head Stud Kit

Ford’s 2.3L Ecoboost is one of the coolest and most BangShifty little engines on the market today. Guys have already tuned them and hot rodded them into the single digit zone at the drags and...

Driving Green: It Doesn’t Look Any Better Than This Modified 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda In The Forests!

Indulge me for a moment, I beg of you. The ultimate dream machine of mine, one that I firmly believe to be unapproachable for some time to come (at least) is a 1972-74 Plymouth ‘Cuda. It is a...

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BangShift Question Of The Day: Where Have All The Automotive Stunts Gone?

Maybe we’re just old people now and are missing the boat but where are all the automotive stunts, anymore? Seriously? Back in the 1980s you could not change the channel without seeing the likes...

Let’s Go Pro Gas Racing At The Las Vegas Speedrome In 1988! More Pre-Strip Fun

The remnants of the long closed Las Vegas Speedrome can still be found on the property of the sprawling motorsports complex known as Las Vegas Motor Speedway and its associated tracks. The place was...

Awesome Miniature Engine Video: Watch This 392cc Air-Cooled V8 Fire Up and Run!

Somehow we have long missed the fact that there’s a guy named Dennis Franz on YouTube who builds amazingly cool and highly BangShift approved stuff. Seriously, this guy cranks out scratch built...

RCR Stories Covers Mickey Thompson, From The Beginning To The Brutal End And Beyond

Marion Lee Thompson was a man who lived, breathed and created speed. He raced land-speed cars, ran at Indy, off-road machines, drag racers. He created his own entertainment system that showed...

This 1968 GT500 Radial Mustang Is All About Nitrous and Grabbing Gears – Awesome Car

Nope, there’s not a turbocharger, a ProCharger, or a Roots blower to be found. There’s a 582ci Thor headed big block ford that makes more than 1,4000hp BEFORE the nitrous guns are turned...

Missing That Roadtrip Life? Check Out This Movie On Drag Challenge 2017!

As the year winds down with the mercury in the thermometer, we start to approach the point where shows are done for the year, the final races are happening, and everybody starts to bed in for the...

More 2018 Vintage Drag Racing Action Photos From Little River Dragway In Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It is funny how at every level of drag racing there’s a “strata” of events. In nostalgia drag racing you have big races like the March Meet or...

Project Raven Imperial: The Last Piece To The Puzzle Is Always A Pain In The…

The formal name for the place I live at, far as anybody needs to know, is simply BangShift Mid-West. It is my house, my land, my domicile. Then there is the small shop right off to the side of the...

More October 2018 Pomona Swap Meet Photos: Cool Cars Shining Under Gray Skies

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Isn’t it kind of weird what survives? When we look at these cars and trucks from the October 2018 Pomona Swap Meet we are seeing a tiny, infinitesimal look at...

It Happens Everywhere: This Compilation Of Wild Runs From The Brazilian Drag Racing Scene Is Awesome

This video is a compilation of wild runs made by racers during the 2018 drag racing season in Brazil. The equipment is different than the stuff we have here in the USA in most cases but the results...

Have You Checked Out Chris Alston’s Chassisworks New Parts Section Lately? Sweet Stuff Galore!

There are few companies with the awesome history and amazingly versatile modern capabilities of Chris Alston’s Chassisworks. An operation that was defined by their incredible drag racing...