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2019 Holley LS Fest West Results, Video, Event Recap, and More – Photos, Videos, Fun

We showed you loads of coverage from Holley LS Fest West 2019 and while that photo action gave you a sense of the event, we did not delve into too many details about who won the specific aspects of...

Unglamorous And Necessary: Scraping Undercoating From The Bottle Rocket Coronet

The rust-adverse among us might be ever grateful that factory undercoating was hosed all over the underside of the car but if you are honest about being hard-core about racing, all you see is...

Watch This 427 FE High Riser Crank Out 670hp On The Dyno – This Thing Sounds Grand!

We’ve told you about the 427 FE high riser engine a bunch here at BangShift over the years. One of the meanest versions of the venerable engine, it powered Ford to make race wins on circle...

Buy From The Experts! Mark Williams Race Ready 3rd Members Are Set Up And Ready To Hit The Track

As hardcore hot rodders and racers know, quality parts and components are the difference between winning and losing in many cases. Mark Williams race ready 3rd members are shipped to you ready to...

Could This Be The Baddest Diesel Truck On The Planet? This Cummins Swapped S10 Is A Beast

When the 1320Video crew visits a race, you know it is going to be a good one. The Ultimate Call Out Challenge is one of those events, but this one is full of nothing but diesel powered machines. That...

This 1941 Willys Project Car Could Be Your Big Tire Fun Machine

Everyone loves a 1941 Willys. I mean what’s not to love? They have big fenders, a sexy nose, and when built right they sit awesome. We love them when they have a big injector hat resting on top...

It’s The Small, Hate-Filled Ones You Need To Worry About, Like This Mazdaspeed 3!

During my early days in the Army, most people drove around beaters…young kids, young kid cars, usually whatever they had been rolling around in during high school. A few had moved up, including...

Incredible Video: If You Love 1960s Super Stock Drag Racing You’ll Freak When You Watch This Video

Jim Amos of Bee-On Video has been producing some of the best vintage drag racing videos for as long as we can remember. One of his newest is a feature length piece on Super Stock racing in the 1960s....

Watch The Most Bizarre Pro Mod Race Ever – Both Cars Break and Coast To Identical 31-Second Elapsed Times

(By Jason Mazzotta) – Pro Modified is known as one of the most exciting classes in drag racing, because of the parity between cars and power adders, as well as producing fast, eventful, and...

The Gunshot: Go For A Ride-Along Lap In The JUN II R32 Skyline!

R32-era Nissan Skylines don’t just have a myth-like aura around them just because they appeared in a film or two. This is the car that shut down two different racing series because it was...

2019 FE Race And Reunion Photo Coverage: More Action From The Strip And Cars In The Pits At This Amazing Ford Gathering

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re back with more great photos from the 2019 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway. This event has grown organically over the last few years and...

Hooker Blackheart Unleashes Torrent Of New Parts: Exhaust Systems, Headers, LT Swap Mounts

There are new product releases and then there are NEW PRODUCT RELEASES. This time we’re talking about the Hooker Blackheart brand and the torrent of new parts they have released. Heck, they...

Door Slammed: Watch The Zombie Wagon Get Into The Side Of A Nova At Bradenton Motorsports Park

When it comes to drag racing craziness, we’re thankful that two car incidents are a relative rarity in the sport. Yes, we see them in videos like this but the reality is that seeing two cars...

Morning Symphony: A Dodge Dakota R/T With A Severe Attitude Problem!

It was dirty and dingy, but still bright yellow in the sea of traffic as I was making my way into Bowling Green the other day: a Dodge Dakota R/T, proudly proclaimed by gel-like lettering on the...