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Funny Car Chaos 2021 Action Images: More Great Photos From The Throwdown At The Texas Motorplex!

(Photos by Dave Stoltz) – There’s a strange beauty in chaos, right? Not knowing what’s happening next is exciting and it breaks up the monotonous nature of a familiar activity....

Mondo Torque: Watch This Twin Turbo, Iron Headed, 455ci Olds Make Power Like A Cummins Diesel!

Dare we say it, but with advances in turbocharged technology have come a kind of uniformity in what people are building these days. The famed turbocharged junkyard LS engine is a combo that makes...

Happy 4/02! Let’s Look Back At Chevy’s 402ci Big Block From The Early 1970s

There’s not a lot of mystery about what the 402ci big block actually was, right? You are basically looking at a 396 that was bored .030 to get the extra six cubic inches. Mechanically, the pair...

Alex Taylor’s 6-second ’55 Chevy Project Is In Full Swing And The Patina Shall Be Preserved!

Anyone that knows me, knows my affinity for patina on great Chevrolet’s and that it all started with my 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Station Wagon. So you can imagine that the newest project that...

The 3hp Hellcat Tune Can Now Be Yours: Dodge Offering Security Mode That Locks Engine At Idle

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you tired of your SRT vehicle getting stolen? Well, Dodge is too, and they’ve come up with a way to stop it. At the end of 2021, any Dodge Charger, Challenger, or...

Kia Has A Supercar Killer You Can Buy: Watch The New EV6 GT Destroy The World’s Best In A Drag Race

(By Tom Lohnes) – Earlier this month, Kia unveiled the EV6, which is a promising all-electric sedan that delivered on a lot of fronts, but didn’t give much in the face of performance. Well,...

Stampeding Elephant: This 5,300lb Aussie Ford Territory Uses A Barra Six To Run Bottom 9s In The Quarter Mile

There’s not a lot required to impress us around here. Have a cool, fast, interesting car and we’re pretty much all-in immediately. That’s the case with the video below. You are...

Watch The 1984 NHRA Springnationals Right Here – Wild Doug Kerhulas Incident, Great Racing, Legends!

National Trail Raceway held the NHRA Springnationals for many, many years and it was one of the biggest, most popular events on the tour. There was on downside to the facility, which was have talked...

The Biggest Funny Car Field In History? 70 Floppers Arrive At The Texas Motorplex For Funny Car Chaos

Darr was on hand at this insanely big funny car extravaganza, along with our friend Donnie Couch and photographers Randy Anderson and Dave Stoltz. They not only wanted to see this even for themselves...

No, We Did Not Forget About AMC! We Celebrate The 401 V8 Here!

AMC is one of those companies that artfully misses most of the “gearhead months” around here at BangShift because their engine displacements don’t fit. 343? No. 390? Not so much....

NOS Nitrous Unveils Biggest Nitrous System In History! The Moonshot Is Capable Of 3,500 Horsepower!

That’s right folks, in a move that follows along with recent Holley firsts, you can now buy ready to install NOS nitrous systems that are capable of supporting unreal power levels. To get...

64 Funny Cars, Make That 70 Funny Cars At The Texas Motorplex For Funny Car Chaos!

(Photos by Randy Anderson and Dave Stoltz • Words by Darr Hawthorne) – As a teenager, funny cars have been that major draw keeping me coming back to the drags. Today’s Big Show cars...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Greg and Guido – Inside the Hearts and Minds of Champion‪s‬

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Greg Anderson and Dean Antonelli, lovingly known as Guido join Brian Lohnes on the show to talk about their early-season successes and careers. Guido and...

Alex Taylor Is Aiming For The 6’s In A Street Car, But It Won’t Be In Her Camaro

Alex Taylor has been going quicker and quicker in her leaf sprung, street driven, twin turbo LS powered Badmaro these past couple of years, but when she decided that she wanted to really step it up...