This Vintage 1971 Mustang Fiberglass Funny Car Body Could Be The Ultimate Artwork For Your Shop!

I’m in the process of building a new house and shop in Texas and have been looking for cool wall and shop art for the new place to make it look BANGshifty and cool. I don’t need anything...

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Finnegan’s Death Metal Charger Finally Hits The Streets. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!

After a heap of work and realizations, Finnegan has finally got the Death Metal Charger on the road and driving. It is a miracle in many ways, considering the battles they faced just to get it...

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LIVE $20,000 To Win Bracket Racing From The Numidia 150 In Pennsylvania! LIVE

Want to watch some great LIVE big money bracket racing this weekend? Well you are in luck because we have two of them to share with you right here at BANGshift.com, and the first one is the 2nd...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

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Pro-Jacks: The Most Bad Ass Race Car Accessory You’ll Have That Doesn’t Make It Faster

In this video the always entertaining Tim McAmis talks about Pro-Jacks. On their own, Pro-Jacks won’t make your car quicker or faster, but they are one of the more bad ass things you can have...

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Blueprint Engines Drops The Price On Their 530 Horsepower LS3 Crate Engine By $1300!

We’ve been through the Blueprint Engines factory in Kearney Nebraska, have been running one of their 400 cubic inch Power Adder small block Chevrolets in pretty extreme conditions for the past...

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Drag Racing Hall Of Famer John Farkonas Dies – Team Owner Of And Creative Engineer On The Chi-Town Hustler

It is hard, if not impossible to find photos of John Farkonas on the internet. He was not a glory hound or a guy who wanted anything more than to put his considerable mental talents to work making...

Here’s What Tom Bailey’s Bringing For Drag Week 2014 – Can The Defending Champ Double Up?

When Tom Bailey and right hand man Steve Morris took the top honors at Hot Rod Drag Week last year, they did so in a pretty non dramatic fashion. After trading blows with Dave Ahokas on day one in...

Watch This Brazilian Chevrolet Opala Wagon Run 8.18 At 165 With A Naturally Aspirated Chevy 250 Inline Six!

We have showed you some video from the drag racing scene in Brazil before but this is the coolest one we have shown yet. Why? Because the car that is featured in the video is a nasty little station...

Drag Week Live Broadcast Starts Monday! Also, What Do YOU Think The Winning Average Will Be In The Unlimited Class?

We know that lots of you our there have been waiting for Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week and we’re among you! With less than a week before the event kicks off, many competitors are still trying to...

Elephants At INDY, Charlie Wescott Jr. Leads The Herd At Mopar HEMI Challenge

For many of us, the sound of a pair of mid-60’s Chrysler Hemi’s is music and these rare, high dollar racecars always put on a killer show with twenty-six of them towing into Indy for the 60th US...

Wheels In The Air: Watch This ProCharged BBC-Powered Dragster Reach For The Sky!

Glen Curtis’s big-block Chevrolet-powered American dragster might be hooking a tad too well, or making just a little too much horsepower right off the bat. We come to that conclusion after...

Pro Weird: This 1972 Honda Z600 Is Tubbed And Ready For Drag Week

When Chris Johnson sent us an email instructing us to click a link and see a car he described with language I can’t really use here, we knew that something interesting lurked on the other side...

Drag Action Gallery: Wheels Up, Tire Smoking Fun At the Sunday Niagra Nostalgia Drags and Reunion In New York

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Yesterday we showed you some great photos from the Sunday Niagra nostalgia drags and car show held at what was formerly known as Lancaster Speedway in New York. The...

Video: The Ultimate Vintage Drag Film, Ingenuity in Action at the 1959 NHRA Nationals

Here’s a film that’s been around a while! This greatness was lost to the public eye for many years, but in today’s times it has been passed around the Internet. This most recent...

Drag Week 2014: Wait List Update, Your Chances Of Getting In, and What You Can Do To Make Things Work Smoothly

In terms of the yearly Drag Week news cycle, we have entered the “wait list” portion of the program. What does that mean? Well there are lots of guys signed up and thrashing to get their...

21st Sunday Niagra Nostalgia Drags And Car Show – The Coolest Cars Around Buffao Came Out In Force

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – There’s nothing like a great nostalgia drag race and car show to bring out the cool people and the cooler iron. Recently, our own Mike Brooks hit the road and...

2014 NHRA Sonoma Nationals: The Lost Professional Category Photos

(Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) – Sounds mysterious, right? The lost photos? Ohhhhhh. Sadly, it isn’t all that mysterious. See, my computer desktop at any given time looks like a...

Drag Action Photos: PDRA Under The Lights At Osage Tulsa Raceway Park

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – The traveling road show that is the Professional Drag Racers Association rolled into Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park August 15th– 16th for national...

Drag Week 2015: Hot Rod Announced That Unlimited Drag Week Class Will Remain Unlimited – No Restrictions Coming

That’s not a typo in the title….we’re talking about next year’s even already. The Hot Rod crew is cranking the hell out of the Drag Week news today! We told you about the...