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The PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, Featuring Mid West Pro Mods, Will Be LIVE Right Here Starting Friday Evening!

We’ve got another great weekend of LIVE drag racing coming next weekend at the PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, presented by Extreme Brand Products. The Mid-West Pro Mod Series, including Mid-West...

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Gallery: 1950s/60s Modified/Super Modified Circle Track Photos – Wrecks, Action, More!

(Jim Cheney photos from Stu Lord Collection) – My pal Stu Lord spent many years in the thick of the short track racing scene in New England. Serving as the track announcer at Lee Speedway,...

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Great BangShift Approved Gearhead Ads Circa 1966 – Cars, Gas, and More

It has been a while since we’ve delved into the archive here at the Lohnes Institute for automotive, racing, and cool gearhead stuff history so today, let’s dip our toe back in. Chad...

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Hell In A Handbasket: This Fiat 600 Is A Center Steer, 9-Second Quarter Mile, Argentinean Sensation (Video)

There are people who think that the internet will be the ruination of us all one day and those people are probably right, but the thing sure has its upsides, too. Take Pablo Diaz and his incredible...

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2017 Race Of Gentlemen Photo Coverage: One Of The Neatest Events In The Country Delivers Again

(Words and photos by Anthony Festa – AnthonyPhillipFesta.com) – This year marked the 5th outing for The Race of Gentlemen, a Stultz & Sons Productions event that harkens back to the...

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2017 Gasser Reunion Coverage! History and More On Display At Thompson Dragway

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the Gasser Reunion at Thompson Dragway in Ohio. Why? My wife and I blasted off fro college just after...

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Hooker Blackheart Releases New 6th Generation Camaro Exhaust Systems – Horsepower and Sound, Baby!

The guys at Hooker Blackheart literally don’t sleep. If they do it has to be in shifts because they are constantly dropping new products on the market and raising the exhaust game each and...

The PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, Featuring Mid West Pro Mods, Will Be LIVE Right Here Starting Friday Evening!

We’ve got another great weekend of LIVE drag racing coming next weekend at the PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, presented by Extreme Brand Products. The Mid-West Pro Mod Series, including Mid-West...

This 1964 Film Called Art Arfons And His Green Monster Is Spectacular

In terms of Bonneville history, the 1964 land speed battle on the salt waged between Art Arfons, Craig Breedlove, and to some degree by Walt Arfons will stand in history as a crowning moment. This...

Gallery: 1950s/60s Modified/Super Modified Circle Track Photos – Wrecks, Action, More!

(Jim Cheney photos from Stu Lord Collection) – My pal Stu Lord spent many years in the thick of the short track racing scene in New England. Serving as the track announcer at Lee Speedway,...

Question Of The Day: What Is Going Through The Driver’s Mind, Right Now?

Between the last possible second where everything is still under control and good, and the moment where impacts are made and the chocolate has hit the fan, there is time. It’s often said that...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Lord, Mr. Ford – Jerry Reed (1973)

We’ve featured Jerry Reed tunes as part of the BangShift Daily Tune Up before so consider today a refresher course on Reed-ology. This song was a  number one hit for Reed on his 1973 album...

Money No Object: This 1993 Dodge Ram W350 Is Diesel Royalty, And Needs To Be Saved From Coal Rollers!

I don’t pretend to fully understand the culture of diesel performance folks. To me, a diesel pickup truck is a tool, a workhorse, something that I can load up, tow with, or anything along those...

Ride With Rhys Millen As He Rips Up Pikes Peak In His Time Attack Hyundai Genesis!

Let’s take a moment and appreciate two things that have our respect in full: Rhys Millen and Pikes Peak. Millen is a driver in the top-tier percentile. The man can make any task behind the...

This Newsreel Footage Of Mike Snively Beating Out Don Garlits At Fremont Drag Strip In 1965 Is Awesome And Not Seen Since ’65

I love running across a video that has very few views on it because it means that the thing has just been sitting there on YouTube waiting to be discovered. In the case of this 1965 newsreel footage...

BANGshift Apparel Is On Sale Now! That’s Right Folks, We’ve Got Shirts, Hats, Hoodies, And More

It’s been a while wince we had BANGshift Apparel for sale, but we’ve finally decided to bring it back. We’re proud to announce that Hot Rods by Stith is now the official apparel...

Cruise-In Gallery: The JDRF Cruisin’ For A Cure Show At Bruster’s Ice Cream In Bowling Green

The JDRF Crusin’ For A Cure car show at Bruster’s in Bowling Green is one of those neat once-a-week gearhead get-togethers that brings out some of the more interesting metal in the...

The Ultimate Car Drive/Review: Running A Rally-Prepared Audi With The Owner In The Passenger Seat!

I don’t know about you, readers, but unless there is an outstanding reason for such an event to happen (like being drunk, in massive pain, or being dangerously tired) I find that being driven...

Unhinged: We Found A Stowaway On Board, Captain…

It’s a running joke within the family: I am a cat magnet. No, not that other kind of magnet, a cat magnet. There is something about me that felines simply gravitate to. I don’t know what...

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Great BangShift Approved Gearhead Ads Circa 1966 – Cars, Gas, and More

It has been a while since we’ve delved into the archive here at the Lohnes Institute for automotive, racing, and cool gearhead stuff history so today, let’s dip our toe back in. Chad...