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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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Lights out 10 Action Video: This Video Recap Shows You Every Pounding Eliminations Run In Succession

Lights Out was insane. They all are. Every flipping time a DuckX production is executed at South Georgia Motorsports Park, the drag racing world pays very close attention and for good reason. The...

2019 NHRA Winternationals Photo Extravaganza: Our Last Blast Of Photos From Drag Racing’s Season Opener

People go to the drags for a multitude of reasons. They go to see the cars, they go to see the thrash, they go to see the competition, but at the end of the day they all go to see the people. The...

2019 Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Hot Rods, Vans, and More From The Show!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I went all crazy on the order of photos so even though it might look like we’re showing them in the order they were taken, I assure you they are not.  I...

The RWD Coyote Fusion: Cagework And Reassembly Continue For The Drift Machine

One of the wilder builds we’re following is Matt Soppa’s 2016 Ford Fusion. Yeah, Fusion…you know, the four-door sedan that Ford claims they can’t sell if they were giving them...

How Would You Build It: 1977 Dodge Ramcharger SE

I love picking your brains on build ideas, readers. I’m stuck in my ways…I see a certain vehicle, I have a build plan ready to go. Maybe two if I’ve thought about it. But that...

Take A Ride In The Winged Express At Maple Grove – Coolest AA/FA Of All Time!

  Take A Ride In The Winged Express at Maple Grove! Ride on the shoulder of Mike Boyd as he makes a wild, lane changing run at the historic facility. This is a cool video made by our pal Dawn...

King Of The Hammers After-Hours: You Thought The Event Itself Was Rowdy?

You want a little insight into what really got me to where I am today? You want an idea of the kind of events that molded me into the kind of automotive delinquent that can easily look at a car like...

Video: Watch Mike Charlton And His Blown V8 Exhibition Motorcycle Blaze The Tire And Swap Lanes At Byron Dragway – Wild Stuff

In the many, many drag races I have attended, there are moments that I can recall as if they happened yesterday. One of those moments came in 2002 when I attended the first Gasser Reunion at Thompson...

The Wintertime Crawl: A Trek Through The Woods Of An Old Junkyard

There is something peaceful and serene about an old junkyard. I’m not talking something like an LKQ or anything like that, no. I mean an honest-to-God old yard, the kind that has been in...

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AFCO Has The Suspension And Horsepower Making Products Your Drag Car Needs! Cool Stuff Here

AFCO has been at the forefront of drag racing suspension, cooling, and exhaust needs for as long as we can remember now. The company’s shock packages can be found on some of the quickest cars...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Lots Of Randomness!

Oh, you have no idea how happy I am to write this week’s Scrapple…it means that the week is over! It means that I’ve endured a week of staying at home sick. It means that I’ve...

Listen To A BRM V16 Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood, Best Sounding (Non-Nitro Burning) Race Engine Ever

BangShift reader Jack Church sent us the tip on this cool video that was made at the 2014 Goodwood event and it is really awesome for two reasons. The first reason is the fact that we get some fun...

Rough Start: Another Chance At The Slope-Nosed Laguna NASCAR Clone

Good mid-1970s A-bodies aren’t going to be cheap much longer. Granted, the market has been slow to pick up on the Colonnade-era cars, but mark my words, the second that California bumps their...

Classic Ads From the Pages of Motor Trend Circa 1969

Today is what we would call a “slow news day”. There is just not a lot happening out there and that’s pretty much the trend through the dog days of August. Since it is so quiet we...