For Sale: The 1934 Chrysler Airflow Was WAY Ahead Of Its Time, And This CY Is A Rarity With Only 445 Ever Built

The automotive industry is full of history lessons that teach how the best product isn’t necessarily the one people will buy and therefore make successful. Names like Chrysler and Tucker have...

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This Video Of An Intake Elbow Being Welded Will Either Inspire Or…Well You Know.

TIG welding is fun, but definitely more difficult than MIG welding for example. Putting together perfect welds takes time, patience, and practice. The latter clearly something that the guy in this...

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The Need For Speed Continues At Bonneville Speed Week 2017

And we know it isn’t just the racers who feel this need, but also all you fans out there. Luckily for you, my son Cole and I have been shooting everything we can on the salt and have a bunch of...

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The Mecca Of Speed: Our Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Photos Just Keep Coming

Warning: Bonneville Speed Week attendance will result in an uncontrollable urge to build cars to go speeds no man was intended to reach. You have been warned. We’re not sure of the severity of...

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Grab Some Lunch, We’ll Bring The Salt. Our Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Coverage Continues!

Everywhere we look there are cool things to see here at Bonneville Speed Week, and Cole Reynolds and I have been running around shooting photos like mad men so we can share all the cool stuff with...

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Here’s Your Morning Serving Of Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Photos!

If you want Bonneville Speed Week 2017 photos, results, and more, BANGshift.com is the place to find them. We’ve been out every day jamming photos of everything we can find, and that means tons...

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The Cars, The Classes, And The Drivers You NEED To Know For The 2014 March Meet This Weekend!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos as credited) – (Editor’s note: This weekend it is GO TIME for the greatest nostalgia drag race known to man, the Bakersfield March Meet....

Gallery: Never Before Published 1960s Drag Photos From Great Lakes, Cordova, More!

(Photos by Darwin Busch) – Yesterday, photographer Brent Busch sent me a note and invited me to look at a bunch of photos that his dad took in the late 1960s at places like Grat Lakes...

Video Of 88-Year Old Jack McClure Testing His Rocket Go Kart Emerges – The Hero Rides Again!

On a lonely and deserted road somewhere in Florida history was made recently when Captain Jack McClure sat it, staged, and fired the hydrogen peroxide rocket engine that powers his legendary go kart...

Gas-Tastic Video: This Promo Video For The Nostalgia AA/Gassers Group Is All Thunder, Smoke, And Action

As we told you last week, there are a ton of cool things happening in the sport of drag racing, especially if you dig the old stuff. From the explosion in popularity of nostalgia drag racing in...

Friday KABOOM: Watch An A/Fuel Dragster Blow Up Like There’s A Nuclear Device Inside The Engine

I’m thinking of starting a new recurring Friday blog item called simply, “Friday KABOOM”. Not to go too in-depth with you here, but these would largely consist of videos featuring...

eBay Find: This Early 1950s Drag Car Made From A 1948 Crosley Is Absolutely Awesome – Time Capsule!

Canadian BangShifter Dave Pelissier gets full credit for finding and sending us this startlingly cool 1948 Crosley that was made into a drag race car in the early 1950s. The top of the car was lopped...

Retro Gallery: A Look At The Incredible 2013 March Meet Funny Car Field….Bigger This Year? Maybe

Perhaps the single greatest thing that attending the March Meet affords you is the opportunity to scoff at a drag racing old timer bragging on the old days about seeing 32-funny cars at old timey...

Retro Gallery: A Collection Of Wheels Up, Burnout, And Action Photos From The 2013 March Meet — T-Minus One Week!

That’s right, kids! In less than one week BangShift will be LIVE and streaming the action from the 2014 Bakersfield March Meet at Famoso Raceway as we have for several years thanks to the...

Quick Tech: How MSD’s TurboLuie Ran 8.22 At 169 In His Street Driven Mustang! And There’s More In It!

When Erik and the gang at MSD sent me the link to video of Luis Gutierrez’s 8.22 at 169 mph pass in his street driven Fox Body Mustang, I was impressed. Like a lot of good drag radial cars,...

DeJoria, Brown, and Johnson Win NHRA Wallys In Phoenix. Plus We Have All The Sportsman Stuff!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne. Photos by Bob Snyder, Jeff Burghardt, and Alexis DeJoria Racing) Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals...

Photos: Brian’s Top 20 Favorite Cars From The 2013 March Meet

(Being that we are one week and one day away from the beginning of the 2014 Bakersfield March Meet at Famoso Raceway, we’re going to start getting you pumped up by running some of last...

Electric Swamp Rat 37 Nearing Race Trim – Garlits And Team Shooting For First 200mph Electric Quarter Mile

We’re not usually hot on electric cars as they just aren’t really our jam around here, but one that Don Garlits is involved with, required the use of Bad Hadman to build its chassis, and...

Gallery: Early Season Drag Action From Thunder Valley Raceway Park In Noble, Oklahoma!

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – So, what’s a drag starved gear head to do when it’s still winter time? Well, as most of you know Oklahoma weather has had multiple personality issues...

Watch This Real Lambo With LS1 Power From Australia Dip Into The 9s!

The first thing we did after seeing this 9-second run made by the LS1 powered Lambo Jalpa in the video below was look up what the heck a Lamborghini Jalpa was. Honestly had no idea. It looked like a...