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2019 Holley LS Fest West Registration Is OPEN – Sign Up Today And Be A Part Of The Madness!

Big news for those of you who have been attending LS Fest West or those of you wanting to attend Holley LS Fest West. 2019 Holley LS Fest West Registration Is OPEN which means you should sign up and...

Here’s The Wild Top Fuel Final From The 1996 NHRA Gatornationals – Blow Over Insanity!

This is a wild video from 23 years ago that features the top fuel final round from the 1996 NHRA Gatornationals. The race pitted Scott Kalitta against Blaine Johnson in a late evening bout that had...

Vote For The Final Team To Compete In The $10K Drag Shootout! Who Is Going To Take On Team Bigun And Team Enemies Everywhere?

It is that time again! The Horsepower Wars $10k Drag Shootout is coming back for 2019 and Team Bigun is coming back to defend the title they won last year with their turbocharged LS powered Mustang...

Watch the 1983 NHRA Gatornationals Here – Records, Wreckage, Legends, and A Looming Future

Well, 36-years ago the NHRA Gatornationals had a little something for everyone. There were record runs, there were legendary drivers, and there was some wreckage as well. About 2-minues into this...

Great Read: The Man Who Would Be Greyhound: A 1986 Sports Illustrated Profile Of Big Daddy Don Garlits

In my preparation for the NHRA Gatornationals this weekend, I have been doing my normal deal of compiling notes and information to use while announcing the event over the course of the weekend. I...

The Restored Candies and Hughes 1973 Top Fuel Dragster Is For Sale – Gators Winner #2 In The World That Year

We’ve got to thank Erik Andersson for the tip on this awesome piece of drag racing history that is for sale. You are looking at the restored 1973 Candies and Hughes top fuel dragster that was...

PDRA Unveils Classic Graphix Pro Mod Challenge – Great Program For Racers and Fans

If there is one thing that we always like to see, it is a racing organization taking care of their competitors and their fans with cool programs. The PDRA has just done that in a big way with the...

Gators Week: Watch The 1989 NHRA Gatornationals – Upset City In The Sunshine State!

It is officially Gators Week! The monstrous 2019 Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals will kick off this Thursday at Gainesville Raceway in Florida. It has been happening there since 1969 and we have been...

Watch This 447ci Jon Kaase Racing Engines Built Boss Absolutely RPM To The Moon

The NHRA’s competition eliminator class is one of the most BangShifty zones of motorsports in the world. One of the last true unabashed places for complete mechanical creativity in the sport...

CLICK HERE To Watch The Mid-West Pro Mod Association Pro Mod Madness Event From Texas!

It is GO TIME for the 2019 Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series and they are kicking it off in fine fashion at the Texas Motorplex outside of Dallas. The name of the first event is Pro Mod...

CLICK HERE To Watch The K&N Southwest Showdown From Tucson – Big Money Bracket Racing

One half of our BangShift LIVE double header this weekend is streaming coverage from the 3rd annual K&N Southwest Showdown at Tucson Dragway. This event brings out the best bracket racers on the...

Watch The 1994 NHRA Gatornationals Right Here – Pro Stock War and MORE!

There was very little love in the pro stock word as the 1994 season began to unfold. There was the Dodge team anchored by guys like Darrell Alderman and Scott Geoffrion and then there was the Johnson...

2019 Magic Dry NHRA Nationals Action Photos: One Last Blast Of Images From The Desert Outside Of Phoenix

(Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) – It is weird to be in the “hole” between the Magic Dry NHRA Nationals in Phoenix and the Gatornationals next week in Florida. What is a two...

Clone Me: This 1968 Hurst Hemi Dart Clone On RacingJunk May Not Be Real But We Want It NOW

Some people have big problems with “clones” or cars that are built to look, feel, sound, and act exactly like a more rare or desirable car did ages ago. We only have an issue when someone...