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Category Archive: BangShift News

Retro-Awesome: Dynamic Transmission’s Clutch-Hydro Kit

While cruising YellowBullet.com recently we cam across a thread talking about Clutch-Flite and Clutch-Turbo transmissions. For those of you not in the know, racers in the 1960’s and...

Stirling Moss to Drive Race Car Just Four Months After Falling Down Elevator Shaft

Stirling Moss, the great English race car driver is 80 years old. Four months ago, he somehow fell down an elevator shaft at his house, three stories down to be exact. The fall shattered his ankles...

GM Promo Video: The 1987 Pontiac Fiero

Smell that? It’s cheese. This video produced by Pontiac to teach dealers and salespeople about the “all new” 1987 Pontiac Fiero is late 1980’s perfection. Featuring two stiff,...

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NHRA Announces Rule Changes In the Name of Safety for Four Classes

The National Hot Rod Association Tech Department has release safety related rules changes for four classes that compete with the organization. These amendments come on the heels of the passing of Top...

Event Gallery: The York US30 Reunion and Muscle Car Madness Show

One of the coolest and most action packed weekends of nostalgia drag racing happens each July in Pennsylvania. The York US30 Dragstrip Reunion and the Muscle Car Madness Car Show make up a one two...

Crazy Carnage Video: A Collection of Russian Car Wreck Footage

After sitting through this nearly five minute long collection of Russian car crash footage, the only way we’d drive around in that country is if we were in the seat of a massive Kamaz rally...

Company Working on Strange New Engine, Bill Gates Invests $23.5M Into Project

A Michigan company, known as EcoMotors has gotten a ton of press recently after Bill Gates decided to invest $23.5-million dollars with the operation to aid in the development of a strange new engine...

Craigslist Find: Doug Thorley’s Chevy 2 Much Match Bash Funny Car Recreation

A dead-nuts recreation of Doug Thorley’s pioneering “Chevy s Much” has hit the San Diego  Craigslist ads. The car was rebuilt by Thorley and most of the original crew that...

Incredible GM Promo Video: Testing the 1963 Corvettes in October of 1962 with Zora Arkus Duntov

This video, entitled “Biography of a Sports Car” was produced by GM in October of 1962 just before the groundbreaking 1963 Corvettes were released for sale. It features noted sports car...

Project Car Spotlight: A Full-Tilt, Turbo-4, Road Racing 1989 Mustang

We hold guys who race stuff in special esteem. Not professional level racers, but guys who race stuff period. Racing takes lots and often gives back little. The failures are public and the triumphs...

Auction Action: Mark Donohue’s Championship Winning 1971 Javelin On the Block

The 1971 AMC Javelin that Mark Donohue drove to a championship in the Trans-Am series will be sold at the upcoming Russo and Steele Monterey Auction. This car was a true sledgehammer, racking up...

Killer Historic Drag Video: Frank Mazi’s Insane Blown Hemi Opel GT in Action Circa 1984

Dawn Mazi-Hovsepian is one of the best drag racing photogs we know. Her husband ain’t a band shooter either, but she’s cooler than him. Anywho, Dawn’s dad, Frank Mazi was a...

Revealed: What the Chevy Caprice Cop Cars Will Look Like, Link to Tech Manual

The talk and rumors have started to turn into facts regarding the upcoming Chevy Caprice police car editions. There will be two basic packages sporting at least one familiar option code, that being...

Event Gallery: Chryslers at Carlisle 2010

Our Pennsylvania-based photo contributor Joe Grippo may actually live at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle, PA. He’s been our man on the scene for all the big shows this year and he’s...