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When Mercury Was A Going Concern: This 1986 Laser Disc Preview Of Mercury’s Performance Cars Is Cool

Back when the Mercury division of Ford was a happening thing, they were all about getting on the performance bandwagon like the rest of the world was. Of course they, like the divisions of GM were...

Throwback Thurdsay: Finnegan Looks Back On Drag Week ’19 As He Gears Up For RMRW 2.0!

The bag is getting packed, the gear is being checked, and the hotels have been booked. By the time you are reading this, I’ll be finishing up my last couple of things before I hit the road for...

Turn-Key Speed: This Blown, Virtually New Slingshot Dragster Comes Ready To Run And With Spares

This is the craziest deal we may have ever seen on eBay and we have seen a few. We found a virtually new slingshot dragster with 21 runs on it, packing a billet TFX block, 6-71, blown hemi with all...

New Product: RideTech Introduces New Subframe Connectors For First-Generation Camaro/Firebird – Innovation In Action!

Great companies innovate, right? That’s been the hallmark of RideTech since the earliest days of its existence and the company continues to do it today. The proof is in the fact that these guys...

Langdon, Beckman, Enders, and Pollacheck Win 2020 NHRA US Nationals – Watch Them Do It Here

Boy, it was some kind of race day on Sunday at the US Nationals. Everyone was wondering if it would feel like the US Nationals, if it would have that intensity and that craziness. Well, it did. You...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: The Demonics – Formaldehyde Injection

If there’s something wrong with retro-surf punk hot rod music than I never want to be right. This album was sent in by Harry and he said we should give it a listen. Well, it’s awesome and...

Gonna Feel That In The Morning: Watch As Brett Ghedina’s Honda CBR Drag Bike Launches Into The Sky!

Count Brett Ghedina’s wild ride at the Maximum Thrust Grand Final race at Perth Motorplex in Kwinana, Australia as quite possibly the shortest drag bike run in history. Ghedina was preparing...

Cool It, Pal! Frostbite Expands Aluminum Radiator Lineup – New Applications for Chevy Trucks, Toyota, Dodge, Jeep, More!

While we’ve officially rounded the “unofficial” summer bend with the passing of Labor Day, your hot rod, truck, or project vehicle needs a good cooling system no matter the outside...

Big Dog Coverage: Jason Harris and Wine Racing Team Capture Another Big Dog In 2020!

(By Greg Burrow) – With what could almost be a bracket car, Jason Harris hurt a lot of feelings in winning the September edition of Piedmont Dragway’s Big Dog Shootout, presented by Super...

A Pair of Pro Mod Wild Rides From Indy: Kris Thorne and Steve Matusek Walked Away From Insane Crashes

The 66th running of the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA US Nationals was full of the same crazy stories, awesome runs, and big time performances that the race has delivered through its storied history. In the...

In-Car Video: Watch What Happens When A Tire Fails At 235Mph – Truly Insane Video!

(By Jason Mazzotta) – Jim Bersani is a racer out of New York who has worked his way up through the ranks to run his twin turbo ’57 Chevy Bel Air in the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association,...

Watch a 420ci AMC Engine Scream Out 640hp on the Dyno

AMC V8 engines are some of the most underrated and under respected mills in the domestic V8 engine family. From the 304, to  the 360, and up to the 390 and  401 all the engines are very capable of...

Big Cat Prowling: This 9.50-capable 1971 Mercury Cougar Is What Luxury Sport Should Look Like

Between 1967-1973, the Mercury Cougar was the luxurious answer for someone who liked the performance of the Ford Mustang but wanted to have more luxuries at their disposal. While it’s never...

The Monday Shift: A Nasty Stick Shift Mustang Pulls A Second Gear Wheelie From Under The Car And Run Low 9s

Here’s an interesting perspective on making a mean ol’ stick shift drag pass! With the camera mounted under the car you can see what’s happening to the working end of this GT500...