The Ridetech 48-Hour 2nd Gen Camaro Build Is On At Barrett-Jackson! And It Sure Is Fun!

This is our 4th 48-Hour build and this time it is a bitchin orange 1970 Camaro that is getting the full boogie build LIVE at Barrett-Jackson with a full audience and everything. The car is getting a...

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Here Is Your Tuesday Afternoon Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 Photo Update

It’s Tuesday and the sun is shining bright in Scottsdale Arizona at the Barrett-Jackson auction which means both the weather and the hot rods are hot here in Arizona. We’ve been posting...

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You Want Smoke And Fire? Here Is Your Summernats Burnout Highlight Reel!

Watching the Aussies do burnouts like this at Summernats just makes us want to go out and practice! It is truly amazing the car control that some of these dudes have, that is for sure. It is also...

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Here’s Every Photo From Our 2017 Mooneyes X-Mas Party Show And Drags Coverage!

Here are our first round of photos from the Mooneyes XMas Party Show and Drags at Irwindale Speedway in SoCal. This will be the final Mooneyes XMas Party at Irwindale, as they’ll be in a new...

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Buy A Ready To Run Top Fuel Sand Dragster For Only $35,000!

I have done a lot of racing, but sand drags is one I’ve never tried. I think it would be fun as hell though, especially in something like this! A full fledged Top Fuel Sand Dragster complete...

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Best Of BS 2017: All Our Rocky Mountain Race Week 2017 Photo Coverage In One Place!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Here is a complete photo recap of our Rocky Mountain Race Week 2017 Coverage. Every single photo we had is below in four photo galleries by Cole Reynolds. Check them all out...

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Justin Oney’s Drag Week 2014 Photo Journal – Day Three – Big Drama At Thunder Valley Raceway Park

(Photos by Justin Oney) –  Thunder Valley Raceway Park was the scene of a pivotal third day of Drag Week 2014. There was hot and heavy racing in every category, there were roughly 1,500 fans...

Photos: A Day At The Drags…In The Country Of Hungary – Cool Iron In An Unlikely Place

(Photos by Andras Szabo) – Our newly minted Hungarian drag racing correspondent Andras Szabo didn’t know he was going to be filling that role until a chance encounter on Facebook led us...

Aeromotive Introduces The Dual Phantom – That’s Right, 2,000hp Fuel Support From Your Stock Tank

Yesterday we ran a story about the crazed engine that carried Larry Larson to a 6.16 elapsed time at Drag Week and set the world of street legal performance on its ear. The funny thing is that while...

What’s It Take To Run 6.16 In A Street Truck? Look Inside The ProLine Racing Engine That Propelled Larson On Drag Week 2014

When Larry Larson and I decided we were going after a 6th Hot Rod Drag Week Title for him in 2014, we also wanted to be the quickest and fastest street car in history. And while Andy Frost’s...

Watch Gene Newton’s Turbocharged Olds Powered 1967 442 Romp Down Into The Deep 8s At Nearly 175mph In Early Testing

We’ve been following the story of Gene Newton’s killer 1967 Olds 442 for some time now. Last time you saw it on BangShift, it was spinning the dyno rollers in THIS VIDEO at DMC Racing in...

Drag Week 2014: Justin Oney’s Photo Diary – Day Two Topeka, Kansas On The Strip And On The Roads

(Photos by Justin Oney) – When Drag Week racers and staff woke up on the second morning of the event outside of Topeka, Kansas lots of questions hung in the air. Who made the drive? Who blew...

Ever Wonder Why Turbo Drag Cars Take A While To Stage? This Drag Week Video Explains It With Great Clarity And Humor

One of the cool things that the Hot Rod staff did during Drag Week was attempt to answer some of the most common questions that came up in the chat room as we were doing the live video broadcast. As...

Drag Week 2014: Justin Oney’s Photo Diary – Day One On The Strip And On The Road

(Photos by Justin Oney) – Lots of us were wondering how on Earth, the Hot Rod Magazine people were going to stretch the drive into 1,000+ miles between the tracks wer were racing at. If you...

The Racetrack At 57 Gunnville Rd. – A History Of Lancaster Dragway And Why It Needs To Be Saved

(Words by  Rob Kozak – Photos Rob Kozak Collection) – Originally a 1/2 mile dirt oval, the race track at 57 Gunnville Rd. in Lancaster, New York opened its doors on May 30, 1959. ...

See The Nasty V. Gaines Pro Stock Wreck At zMax Through The Amazing Lens Of Mark Rebilas

(Photos by Mark Rebilas) – Yesterday we showed you the video of V. Gaines suffering one of the worst wrecks in recent Pro Stock history. The car got loose at the top end of the track, got into...

Drag Week 2014: Justin Oney’s Photo Diary – Day One Registration At Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park

(Photos by Justin Oney/1Y Automotive Photography) – Justin Oney was on Drag Week with our pal Rick Gurrero of Rick’s Tanks fame and through the week he blasted a ton of spectacular...

This Six Foot Long Land Speed Car Is A Piece Of Art Constructed Totally Of Cast Off Junk – Incredible

Thanks to BangShift reader Elky Guy we have this incredible piece of automotive art to show you. Built from junk, spare parts, and stuff laying around, the item is being listed as a “Speed...

Watch This Nasty Two Car Crash From Ozark Raceway Park In Missouri – Drivers Walk Away But Cars Are Mangled

Urban Hillbilly Action Videos have really made a killer comeback this year and we’re thankful that they have. The guys who pioneered the types of video we see on the web commonly today still...

This Video Highlighting Doug Cline’s Drag Week Where He Ran 6s At All Tracks With No Trailer In A Steel Camaro Is Magnificent

There an irony about announcing literally every pass at Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week and being behind the eight ball about telling the stories on my own blog but the logistics of the event and the...