Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational Is In The Bag And We’ve Got Photos From All Over The Event

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas is the perfect bookend to 10 days of racing and hot rods and performance. Starting with NHRA’s Mello Yello...

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And We’re Back With Even More SEMA Show Photo Coverage – Check It Out

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in one of the many halls of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, you find another corner full of bitchin rides you hadn’t seen before. This happens all the...

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New Product: Total Control Products – Mini-Tub g-Link Rear Suspension Is Just What You Mustang Guys Have Been Waiting For

Mustang enthusiasts rejoice! If you are into 1964-1970 Mustangs then you know that their stock suspension leaves something to be desired, as does the tire and wheel clearance afforded by the factory...

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This Russian Gymkhana Video Is A Trip. Literally! Watch And Enjoy And Then Sling Your Junk Sideways, Somewhere, Today!

The first three minutes of this video are going to seem weird and a little lame at first. Sort of funny though, and then are followed by an awesome amount of action in not one, but two, pretty fun...

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LaSalle Speedway, Founded In 1947, Is For Sale. Buy This Place And Fulfill Your Dream Of Owning A Race Track

When Brian Jortner sends me listings for race tracks for sale, it always makes me curious as to what cool place he’s got listed now. Well this week it is something truly special as LaSalle...

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The AutoX And Track 1967 Ford Mustang Makes It’s First Road Trip And Race And They Break It!

There is something special about taking a new build out for the first time. There is something even more special about getting an older build back up and running and then onto the road, or track, or...

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A Look Behind The Scenes At Roush-Yates Performance: Engines, Cars, Parts For Days

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – This week is kind of turning into “what Joe Grippo did on his Spring Vacation 2014” and that is OK with us because Joe did some sweet stuff during his time...

RacingJunk Find: Buy This Perfect Recreation Of The Six Wheeled Pat Clancey Special Indy Car

Restored and recreated funny cars and dragsters are some of our most favorite things to look at. Seeing things put back the way they were or scratch built in the style of the era of the car really...

Cool Video: Check Out This R/C Car Remake Of A Scene From The Fast And The Furious!

I’ve never been much of a R/C car enthusiast, with my only hands-on experience being those ultra-cheap ones that you get as a kid from Toys ‘R Us for $20. That said, R/C is a real...

Modern Super Cars At The Lingenfelter Collection – Mechanical Art Work That’s Blindingly Fast

One of the things we have always prided ourselves here at BangShift on is the fact that we’ve never pigeonholed ourselves into one thing. We’ve always been very honest in the fact that...

Take A BangShifty Photo Tour Of The Richard Petty Museum – Incredible History Here

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We all know and love Joe Grippo as a dyed in the wool Mustang guy here at BangShift and that means there was one of two places he was going to be last weekend, Vegas or...

Ken Block’s New Gymkhana Video Is…FootKhana?

Last week we were tipped off that Ken Block would be releasing a new Gymkhana video on Tuesday, April 22nd. We were so hot and bothered by this news (Well, I was at least) that we binge-watched the...

Project Violent Valiant Update: The Front Suspension Starts To Come Together With Fabrication And RideTech Parts

So we’ve been off our normal schedule with Project Violent Valiant updates and consider this our effort to get back on the horse and keep you apprised of the developments of this awesome build....

Intense Video: Ride With Mike Skeen In An Audi R8 As He Races in The Pirelli World Challenge At Long Beach

We got tipped off to this video by Jet Hot High Performance Coating’s Cheryl Herrick who is the woman that deftly wheels the company’s Chevy II at events like the Optima Ultimate Street...

Easter Egg: Watch a Formula Car Run Around a Snowy and Icy Nurburgring at a Shockingly Fast Pace

We got a reader tip on a pretty neat video from Germany that shows Andy Gulden, who is the head instructor at the Nurburgring Driving Academy, hauling some pretty serious ass around the ‘Ring...

Rupp Chevy Monza Jr Go Kart Found On Craigslist – Coolest Kart Ever?

When it comes to old school go karts the name Rupp is still the one everybody looks for. From competitive racing karts to karts built for kids to goof around on, Rupp was the premier name of the...

Street Legal, Four-Seater Delta Wing Currently Being Designed – Most Of The Weirdness Intact

Here’s something interesting that they’re not talking about at the New York Auto Show. The people behind the Delta Wing race car are deep into the design and engineering phase of a two...

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach Video

    Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach, California on Video     Great Sports Car racing has always been a favorite in North America and the Tequila Patrón Sports...

The $95,000 Third Generation Firebird – Very Rare 1992 Firehawk, Total Documentation, Worth It?

John Ulaszek from BangShift sponsor II Much Fabrication (visit them by clicking HERE) dropped us a line expressing his love for this absolutely perfect 1992 Pontiac Firebird Firehawk. The car is one...

Grant Reierson’s Canadian Red 1966 Chevy II Sedan Turns Heads, And Corners

The first time I met Grant Reierson, I knew something about him just wasn’t right. First off, he’s Canadian which makes him just slightly off center in the humor department, and then I saw that...