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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, BangShift XL

If You Could Have ANY Tow Rig On Earth, What Would It Be?

Earlier today I posted an editorial where I’m griping about the current truck wars where the big three are constantly making mor e power and more towing capacity. I think there are a bunch of...

Money No Object: The “Sudden Death” 1975 Ford Mustang II Is Going Up For Auction!

(Images: Mecum Auctions) For every person that has ever said that a Mustang II could never, ever be cool or worthy, ask them one question: have they ever heard of the one simply known as...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: On The Floor On A Friday Afternoon

For many who don’t know what the PRI show is, their take on the concept seems to be, “Oh, it’s like SEMA, just smaller and out East, right?” No. Not in the slightest. Ok,...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Zombie Saabs, Bright Lights and More!

SEMA, PRI, and the end of the major racing and show season. Just in time to go into the holiday season. You have got all of the gifts together, right? Well, if you haven’t, at least you were...

The Rodder’s Journal Is Giving Away $15,000 in Hot Rod Parts and Prizes!

(Words by Gus Stewart) The Rodder’s Journal magazine and some of the top names in hot rodding are giving away $15,000 in hard parts and prizes this holiday season. From items like dropped axles,...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: Fragola Performance Systems Is

Fragola Performance Systems is constantly striving to meet the plumbing needs of today’s racers and enthusiasts, and parts and pieces that they brought to the table at the 2017 PRI Show in...

Stephen Randall of Louisville, KY Wins The Hurst Elite Series Mustang Sweepstakes!

He and his wife are going to be coming to Sacramento to pick up their prize next week, but until we get video of Stephen doing big burnouts leaving the parking lot, we figured we’d share the...

If You Were Going To Race In The BAJA 1000 What Class Would You Run?

On Wednesday evening I went to see Dust2Glory, the 2nd story of racing in BAJA, on the big screen. I had seen the original Dust to Glory on Amazon a few years ago, and was super excited about Dana...

PRI Show 2017: We Are On The Floor In Indy To Check Out The Latest And Greatest!

It might be absolutely frigid in Indiana this week, but that doesn’t mean squat to us, because we are at the 2017 PRI Show in the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana! We look forward to...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: Racepak Unveils Four Versions Of Vantage CL1 Cloud Based Data Acquisition System

When we last told you about the completely and utterly amazing Racepak Vantage CL1 system around the time of the 2017 SEMA show, we talked about the fact that the company had rolled it the first...

Battle Of The Diesel Freaks: Watch The Pro Mod Class From Diesel Thunder At Gulfport Dragway

When people think of diesel drag racing they mostly picture pickup trucks hammering down tracks with soot clouds looming large above them. Well as diesel performance pervades more and more of the...

PRI Show 2017: Weld Wheels Continues To Innovate And Create Wheels That Can Take The Heat!

Weld Wheels has long been a friend to the racing community, and their continued development into wheels across many different applications, from street heroes to the upper tiers of drag racing, has...

Remember When NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson Raced Grand National Sport Trucks? Here’s His First Victory At Las Vegas!

He’s tied with The King and Dale, Sr. for the most championships. He’s the only driver to win five consecutive championships in a row. He’s got a win streak in NASCAR that reads...

Classic YouTube: Crash-Testing The NASCAR SAFER Barrier, Just To Make Sure It Worked

Racing cars crash every now and then. It’s just a fact supported by statistics. Nobody wants anybody hurt in a crash…not the driver, not the fans, nobody. Over the course of motorsports...