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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Pony Wars Episodes 5 and 6 Are Right Here! The Battle Between Mopar, Ford, And Chevrolet Is Real! Who Will Win It All?

When I was asked to be a part of Pony Wars 2, the battle between the big three, I was pretty excited and figured there was no way they wouldn’t make me the host for Team Camaro. After all, I...

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BIG NEWS: All New COPO Camaros Will Be Holley Equipped! HP EFI Is Standard

We are huge fans of the new COPO Camaros around here, although I am still pissed that one of the COPO owners has not let me make some passes in one, so we were super excited when we got the press...

Chad Gets To Drive A Big Show NHRA Fuel Funny Car!

Chad Head that is. It was announced yesterday that Chad Head will be leaving Al-Anabi Racing to work at the Head family business and take over driving chores in the Head Racing Fuel Funny Car in NHRA...

Event Photos: Lions Drag Strip 40th Reunion At The NHRA Motorsports Museum

Last year the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum put on a panel discussion and event that marked the 39th year since the closing of famed Lions Dragstrip near Long Beach California. With 2012 being...

BS Barn Find Gallery: The Fortman and Kerr ’32 Ford – Winner At 1954 World Series of Drag Racing

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – Ok , we have all heard the stories  before. We heard of a guy, who knows a guy,that saw a guy, that knew this guy’s next door neighbors’ best...

SEMA 2012 Featurette: Don “The Snake” Prudhomme’s 1970 Hot Wheels ‘Cuda Funny Car

Of all the cars and trucks that filled the nearly one million square foot Las Vegas Convention Center last week during SEMA, the most historically significant race cars is this one. Don...

Classic Footage Of “Diesel Louie” Kenworth Wheelstander At Work!

We love wheel standers. We love big rigs. Wheelstanding big rig? Don’t worry, we will have someone check on Lohnes to make sure he is alright. What you’re looking at is...

Drag Gallery: Test and Tune Action Photos from New England Dragway

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – As promised, we’re whipping you around the world today. From California to Australia to Illinois, and now to New Hampshire’s New England Dragway. We were...

Event Coverage: NHRA Full Throttle Spring Nationals…500+ Photos of Wheels Up Action!

It’s Spring in Texas and that means the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series is in full swing at Houston Raceway Park, where the 2012 NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals is tearing...

NHRA Pro Stock Sneak Peek Photo: Greg Anderson’s New Camaro is Almost Ready

Check it out folks, Greg Anderson’s new Camaro NHRA Pro Stocker is almost ready for it’s debut! Well, not quite, but it looks almost ready according the photo we have! RJ Race Cars is...

Traxxas Race Day: Kids get in FREE at NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at ZMax, RC Funny Cars, and More

Traxxas,The Fastest Name in Radio Control, not only has the baddest RC cars on earth, but has stepped up in a big way as the title sponsor on Courtney Force’s Fuel Funny Car and has a killer...

Ron Capps Gets a New Crew Chief: Rahn Tobler to turn the screws after restructuring at Don Schumacher Racing.

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Rahn Tobler has been named crew chief for the NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car of Ron Capps effective immediately, team owner Don Schumacher announced Wednesday. Tim Richards...

Massey, Anderson, and Force Claim NHRA Winternationals Titles – See All of Our Coverage Here!

The 2012 NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals are complete and three familiar names have found their way into the winner’s circle this year. In Top Fuel, Spencer Massey fended off...

Traxxas Sponsorship Brings Back $100,000 Top Fuel and Funny Car Shootouts!

While we were working the annual MPMC show here in Los Angeles, just down the road in Glendora, the NHRA was dropping a huge news bomb and for once in recent memory, it was good news! It turns out...

Chad and Brian’s 2012 NHRA Top Fuel Predictions

The off-season between Del Worsham’s 2011 NHRA Top Fuel Championship win and 2012 pre-season testing has been a crazy one.  The face of Top Fuel has changed quite a bit over the last several...