FREE LIVE Streaming Video From The Western States Championship TODAY!

That’s right folks, we’ll be LIVE from the Western States Championship at Sacramento Raceway ALL WEEKEND thanks to support from West Coast Architectural Sheet Metal who will be our...

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Guest Editorial: There Are Two Guaranteed Million Dollar Bracket Races In 2020 – Time To Be Concerned?

(Words by The Unknown Bracket Racer) — EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve got lots of smart friends in the drag racing industry with interesting and thought provoking opinions to share....

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The BTE World Footbrake Challenge Is LIVE! Footbrake Wheels Up Drag Racing

If you like good old fashioned no electronics drag racing, then the BTW World Footbrake Challenge is your jam for this weekend. Held at the world famous Bristol Dragway, the World Footbrake Challenge...

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Finnegan And David Get The Nova Back Up And Running. Or Do They? And Why Doesn’t It Have Doors?

Mike Finnegan and David Newbern both made it through Drag Week 2018 but not without hurting a lot of stuff. In fact, David’s 1971 Nova finished the week with a different engine than it started...

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Watch John Hale’s One Bad Texan Funny Car Get Wrapped. Man This Is A Lot Of Work!

John Hale’s One Bad Texan Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car has been one of the more popular in nostalgia drag racing over the past few years. We’ve been lucky enough to have John spotlight...

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$525,000 To Win Bracket Race! Watch LIVE Right Now!

Today’s SFG Promotions 500 is going to be worth $525,000 to the winner! That’s a whole hell of a lot of money. In fact, it is the kind of money that can change someone’s life...

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NHRA Houston 2014 – Top Fuel Gallery With Wadded Up Tires and BIG Header Flames

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Antron Brown walked out of Houston last weekend with a top fuel Wally as he has done so many times before. Brown piloted his Matco Tools sponsored dragster through...

2014 FE Race And Reunion – More Photos Of Historic And Rip Roaring Ford Machines From Beaver Springs

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The hits just keep on coming from the lens of Joe Grippo whose massive collection of photos from the 2014 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway document one of...

Garlits Falls Short Of 200 On First Day of Testing – Second Session Should Yield Double Century Runs

A couple of days ago Don Garlits and and the SR-37 Questn team descended on Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida to attempt to break the 200mph (quarter mile) barrier in an all electric, battery...

This Gallery Of Vintage Early 1990s Pro Mod Photos Will Blow Your Mind With Coolness – Seeds Of Today’s Class

The seeds of today’s Pro Mod class were beginning to sprout during the late 1980s and early 1990s when enterprising Top Sportsman racers, primarily on the east coast began to build faster and...

Reader Drag Week Whips – How About A 1954 Chevy And A 1974 Opel Manta To Sum Up Daily Driver?

Here are two cars that will be part of the near 130 car field in the Daily Driver class at Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014. They are wildly different and pretty much sum up the coolness that is daily...

Nitro Pits and Thrash Photos From NHRA Houston 2014 – Sweet, Sweet Nitro Parts!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It isn’t too much of a stretch to say that nitro burning top fuel engines use the hardest core speed parts we know of inside of them. Believe it or not, the...

The Fantastic Fords Continue – More Coverage From the 2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re continuing with more coverage by Joe Grippo from the 2014 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway in Pennsylvania. Beaver Springs is a perfect...

UPDATE Breaking News: Garlits Attempting To Break 200 MPH Barrier On Batteries RIGHT NOW!

Update 3:30pm Eastern Time: On the third run with the dragster the power shut off unexpectedly at half track. The crew says that early numbers show that it would have easily been a 200 mph run, but a...

BangShifter Creates Drag Week “Scholarship” And Awards It To First Time Competitor – This Is Super Cool

In one of the coolest things to come out of the BangShift forums since their inception in 2008, multi-time Drag Week racer Kerby Suhre decided that since he wasn’t going to be able to make the...

This Music Video Has Awesome Drag Cars In It And Is Actually Pretty Neat

We have to thank ace BangShift photo contributor Benoit Pigeon for tipping us off to this cool music video for the song Summer by the artist Calvin Harris. While we’re not much for the tune...

Doorslammer Gallery: Pro Modifieds At The 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals

(Photos By Charles Wickam) – Yesterday I told you how awesome the Pro Modified class was at the 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals and today we’re showing you through the great...

2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs Raceway – Historic, Cool, And Fast Fords Take Over The Strip

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) – Well, it happened again. Jody Aberts, Doug Bender and Beaver Bob McCardle pulled off another fantastic weekend of Drag Racing and Car Show actioffeaturing...

Watch The Incredible Stupidbaker Land Speed Car Get Wind Tunnel Tested At The A2 Wind Tunnel

Of the cars I have had the good fortune to see in action during my life, there are a handful that have made an immediate and everlasting impact on me and the 1953 Studebaker build by Johnson’s...

Race Gallery: The 2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs Dragway – Some Of The Coolest FE Powered Cars In The Country Showed Up

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Joe Grippo has been on fire this spring, traveling all over the place and hitting more events than we have hit ourselves this year. From his trip down to the Carolinas...