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The Street Car Super Nationals Will Be LIVE Continuing Friday!

Street Car Super Nationals 13, presented by Speed Society is on, starting Thursday morning with round 1 of qualifying followed by the Pro Mod Quickest Pass Challenge. Each Pro Mod driver on the...

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Happy Holley Days Is On! Save Up To 20% On All Your Favorite Products Right Now!

Every year the guys at Holley, and most of the Holley Performance Brands, plan for holiday sales, funny holiday videos, and of course new products. Happy Holley Days was spawned from such planning,...

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Check Out These Photos From Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational In Las Vegas

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) When we got invited to race in Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational, we jumped at the chance to see if Daphne’s Ethyl station wagon could kick some ass on...

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Bloodhound SSC Aims For 1000 mph And Makes First Test Hit Over 200 mph

The Bloodhound SSC plans to set a new all time land speed record of 1000 miles per hour, but before it can get that fast they need to do some shakedown runs. But where do you handle those? And how do...

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Operation Outlaw No-Prep Drag Racing Video From Pit Lane At Kansas Speedway

Everyone that attended the Operation Outlaw No-Prep Race at Kansas Speedway said that it was an event to remember. The event promoters, staff, and competitors all worked together to put together an...

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2017 NHRA World Finals Coverage: Hardcore Thursday Sportsman Action Photos!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re here at the 2017 NHRA World Finals and we spent the day blasting photos during what we affectionately call “Hardcore Thursday”. That’s...

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The Street Car Super Nationals Will Be LIVE Continuing Friday!

Street Car Super Nationals 13, presented by Speed Society is on, starting Thursday morning with round 1 of qualifying followed by the Pro Mod Quickest Pass Challenge. Each Pro Mod driver on the...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Can You State EVERY 1960s Manufacturer’s Name For A Limited Slip Differential?

The 1960s were an amazing time for domestic auto manufacturers. Virtually everyone that was in the business was working at full speed to fill orders and meet demand levels from a country that was...

Listen to Jon Lundberg Announce Captain Jack McClure’s Rocket Kart at OCIR Circa 1973

For drag dweebs like us, the clip below is truly awesome. Not so much a video as it is an audio file, hitting play will transport you back to a night in 1973 at Orange County International Raceway...

This Aussie Mustang Uses A 3.8L Inline Six Ford To Run 8s At Over 170mph!

There’s nothing better in hot rodding than taking the normal, mundane thing and making it into a holy terror. That is the case with this Australian Mustang which runs eight second elapsed times...

A BangShifty Hero With A Lathe, A Mill, and A Welder Built A Radial Engine Out Of VW Stuff Just For Fun

Sometimes stuff just “bubbles up” on the internet. This awesome video is proof of that. Originalyl posted in the late winter/early spring of last year we got a couple of notes via email...

BangShift Christmas Gift Review: The Haynes Visible V8 Engine – Should You Buy It? (W/Video)

(Video at bottom) – I had been wanting to do a model engine with my sons for a while before Christmas came and it was my wife that reminded me that every year I had been kicking myself for not...

AutoMeter Has Lost Their Minds – EVERYTHING Is on Sale – No Rebates, No BS, Just Cheap and Now!

The title isn’t kidding. We got word right from the top today that AutoMeter has launched a huge sale and this is not a rebate offer, or a contest, this is a sale and everything they make is up...

eBay Find: This Chrysler Hemi Rat Roaster Intake Is Cool and Expensive – If Not That Great A Performer

Yeah, yeah, we know. There are more modern, efficient, better working intake manifolds for the classic Chrysler Hemi than the old Edelbrock “Rat Roaster” but few have the reputation and history...

Killer Video: Ride With Kyle Larson As He Rips A Sprint Car Around Antioch Speedway

Outside of the drag strip the one type of racing that really knocks us on our ass is sprint car racing. We do not get a chance to see a ton of it in person but we love living vicariously through...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride In A L88 Corvette As It Rips Around The Daytona Road Course At Night

I’m going to give you the straight up warning here. This is pornographic. This video is going to cause a loss of blood to your extremities and likely cause you to make bad decisions. You have...

Monster Garage: Watch This Quarter Million Pound Komatsu D475 Get Rebuilt In Time Lapse

While the world can no longer produce a toaster that is repairable in the event of a problem, we can still make some bad ass heavy equipment that is designed to be serviced and rebuilt at regular...

Watch Manny Buginga Reset The 275-Tire Quarter Mile World Record In His Mustang 6.48/218!

When we think about small tire drag racing these days, it is on an eighth mile basis. Virtually every race in the world that guys run 275-tires and the like is contested at 660ft distance. Part of it...

NHRA 2017 World Finals Stock/Super Stock Photo Bonanza: More Wheels Up Sportsman Fun!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Can I be honest for a moment? I miss it. Last week at this time I was in the Pomona tower a-screamin’ and a-yelling about all the fun stuff that was happening...

Watch This Classic Ford Escort RS2000 Mk1Fly Over A Jump And Suffer A Massive Wreck During A Finnish Rally (Driver and Co-Driver OK)

I have admitted my love for Mk1 Ford Escorts on these electronic pages before. I think their styling is awesome and they were used in all different forms of motorsports back in the day. The cars were...