PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

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Want To Go Nostalgia Drag Racing? Buy The Man-O-War Nitro Funny Car For Only $38,000

Actually you can probably get it cheaper than that! They are asking $38,500 for this beast that set the world on its ear when Paul Romine brought it out for NHRA’s Heritage Series and the March...

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Want To Become A Carburetor Guru? Learn From The Guys That Build Them! Holley Announces New Holley Carburetor 101 Classes

Everyone seems to have EFI the brain in recent years, and we understand and love them for it, but carburetors are still way more plentiful in the hot rod and racing world and we still get asked about...

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The Summernats City Cruise! Muscle Cars And Hot Rods That Aren’t Street Legal Get To Do This Just Once Per Year!

We take a lot of stuff for granted her in the States. We can drive a big tire car down the road anytime we want and blowers are okay on lots of stuff, etc. But in the land of Oz that is not always...

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More Drag Week Bonus Photos: We Bring You More Cool Stuff From Cecil County

(Photos by Joe Grippo) Drag Week has long been one of our favorite events, as we were on the first one and many since, and we love running photos from the event’s many stops. When Grippo decided to...

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Bonus Drag Week 2019 Photos From ATCO: Street Car Racing At Its Finest From The Northeast!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) Drag Week has long been one of our favorite events, as we were on the first one and many since, and we love running photos from the event’s many stops. When Grippo...

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Nitro Video: A Spectacular Look Inside The Funny Car Final At The Nightfire Nationals By Nitro America

It has been a while since we’ve highlighted some of Les Mayhew’s killer video work here on the front page of BangShift and since we noticed that he recently dropped some new content onto...

This 2,500hp Street Rod Would Blow The Doors Off Of The Leno Merlin Powered Bentley – Urge Overkill Here!

This is a 2,500hp street rod or it is as least claimed to be a 2,500hp street rod by the guy looking to sell it for $200,000 on eBay. The car is a 1932 Ford sedan delivery body that is part tractor...

Close Call Video: Watch Things Get Weird On The Top End Of The Drag Strip At High Speed

I have certainly seen and called my fair share of top end weirdness on the drag strip but all of it has been witnessed from the comfy confines of the timing tower at whatever strip it was at. While...

The BangShift C7 Corvette Dissection – Pulling Apart A Blown UP, Brand New Super Car For Fun And Profit

(Photos and captions by David Matyjasik) – We know him better as Dave Matty and so will you by the time this whole saga comes to a conclusion, but to say that this will be one of the neatest...

Pat Van Racing’s Tom Armitage Gives Us The Tech And Specs Behind The Team’s 10-second Mini-Slingshot Dragster – This Rules

After running the video of Team Pat Van Racing’s miniature, motorcycle powered slingshot running down into the 10-second zone at England’s York Raceway, we reached out to Tom and asked...

Watching This Hemi Powered Model A Rip Around The Streets At Sunrise With No Mufflers Is Good For Your Soul

(Words by Greg Rourke) – This video has been around for a little while, but it says it all. A primer gray Model A, Chrysler Fire Power Hemi with a half dozen Strombergs, mufflers left at the...

Gallery: 50 Photos of Engines

Since we’ve been mowing down the “50 photos” galleries of different styles of cars, we thought it was time to switch gears a little and showcase the coolest part of any hot rod, the...

CLICK HERE FOR LIVE Streaming Video From Mooneyes Mother’s Day Show And Drags This Weekend!

That’s right folks, get your drag racing in on Saturday and then take momma out on Sunday! The Mooneyes Mother’s Day Show and Drags is going on this Saturday, May 10th, at Irwindale...

Ride On The World’s Quickest And Fastest Single Engine Flathead Powered Dragster- 7s On Nitro And Lots Of Boost

The Ford flathead V8 is one of the reasons any of us even know what a hot rod is. Sure, guys were messing around with little four banger engines back in the day but it is was the V8 engine that...

Gene Fulton Built A Killer Old School Gasser And This Is Video Of His First Time Out With It – Jamming Gears And All!

Gene Fulton is one of the great names in door slammer drag racing history. His engines has powered some of the most fearsome drag race cars of all time and Fulton was a multi-time national champion...

Frriday BOOM: A Massive Nitrous Explosion With Bonus Aftermath Footage Of The ‘Sploded Intake Manifold

Normally with nitrous explosion videos, there’s no real idea of what happens after the big BOOM. That’s not the case with this video, shot at North Carolina’s Outer Banks Raceway....

Cool Drag Action From The Pro Street Racing Association Event At Thunder Valley Raceway In Oklahoma

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – If it’s the first Saturday from April to October during racing season in Oklahoma, that means that Thunder Valley Raceway Park just outside Noble,...

FireAde Joins With Gray Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro Driver Shane Gray

We get a lot of Press Releases landing into the email In-box, but this rendering of Shane Gray’s sleek Jerry Haas-built Chevy Camaro caught our eye.  The new FireAde Camaro will debut at the...

Book Review: Liam Garritty’s Saturday Forever Drag Racing Photo Book And Bonus March Meet Photos

As a child growing up at Fremont Drag Strip, the romanticism of drag cars of all kinds was huge to my little mind. Thinking back to those days makes you feel like the Funny Cars and Top Fuel...