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Double Dyno Fun: Watch Two Engines Destined For Aussie Burnout Contest Action Get Dyno Tested, One Little Holden, One Frankenstein LS

When it comes to dyno testing, you never really know what you’re gonna get the first time your engine hits the pump. This video is cool because we get to see two engines both get dyno tested...

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Listen To Leah Pruett Talk About Her Crazy 2020, A Review Of Pro Stock Motorcycle And More

On this return episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Leah Pruett joins host Brian Lohnes for an in-depth interview about the 2020 season which was both successful and tumultuous for the driver of the...

Watch Al Hofmann Run The Table At The 1995 NHRA Finals And Needle John Force The Whole Tim He Does It

If there is one thing we know it’s that one of the most fun parts of drag racing in the 1990s was the rivalry between John Force and Al Hofmann. No, Hofmann did not get around Force for a title...

Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

Mental Mercury: Watch This 1949 Mercury Bound For Drag Week Make 2,000 Horsepower On The Dyno!

When craftsmen come together from multiple disciplines of the hot rodding world the end result is something incredible. This can be evidence in the form of the 1949 Mercury you are about to watch...

Nitro Time Machine: That Time John Force Saw Elvis At 1,000ft – Never Before Seen Memphis 1992 Wreck Footage

Having the to poke around the extensive NHRA digital film archive is one of the best parts of my job. I get to cruise around in there and pull vintage video, some of which the public has never seen...

Simple, Awesome, and Fun: Watch These Hot Rods Hammer Down An Old Kansas Air Strip

2020 is a complicated year. Locally, globally, internally, externally, just straight up complicated. That’s why this video from Kansas is such a refreshing thing to see and it’s not the...

Finnegan’s 200 mph Caddy Gets A New Chassis And Sits On Its Wheels For The First Time – Pure Sexy

If you haven’t been following along with Finnegan’s latest crazy fun project, then welcome to the psych ward, cause in here an 8 second, 200 mph, street driven 1961 Cadillac Coupe DeVille...

Rebeldryver Walks Us Through Another Massive Wrecking Yard Full Of Classic Iron In Nebraska

Scott Liggett, aka Rebeldryver, is a longtime BANGshifter from way way way back, and a guy that always has a line on some cool car or another. He’s a resident of the wonderful state of Nebraska...

12th Annual Fall Footbrake Frenzy Bracket Racing Action LIVE From Piedmont Dragway

It might be Thanksgiving weekend but that doesn’t mean drag racing isn’t happening all over the country. There have been Thanksgiving races happening the past few days and then this...

Tim McAmis Talks Fire Systems: Every Race Car Should Have One, Watch And Learn

Anyone that knows me knows that my friends and I are pretty serious about race car safety. Fire systems, proper belts, helmets, fire suits, shoes, gloves, etc, all matter. We’ve all been...

In 1995 Dave McClelland Raced A Pro Stocker For Fun! This Video Is Rad!

Well color us happy! Most hardcore NHRA drag racing fans know that Dave McClelland has been a racer for most of his life. He competed in his Tuna Tank Fiat altered for years and his kids, like Kevin,...

Vintage Drag Video: Here’s The 1974 IHRA Southern Nationals From Pit Road At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Sometimes you just have to try something to see if it works, right? In 1974 the IHRA did just that, renting the pit road at the expansive Charlotte Motor Speedway and turning it into a national event...