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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Video: Outakes from the New TV Show

Yesterday we announced the new TV show starring me and and Freiburger that airs tonight on TRU TV at 11:00 pm (but check the local listing, and if we’re not there, just tune in right after Full...

Fire Rips Through Kiwi Race Car Shop, Cars Cooked

Thanks to a tip from Darr Hawthorne, we learned about a serious fire that caused major damage to a special interest car shop down in New Zealand. Among the car-b-que victims was a real AC Cobra. Even...

The Greatest Drag Race Wreck Photo Sequence of All Time? With Video, Too

We’ve been wondering when we would see the insane crash photos shot by British drag photographer Andy Wilsheer at the 2009 NHRA World Finals held at Pomona. Thanks to a tip from our pal Darr...

Video: Twin-Turbo V10 Cuda Runs 208 MPH at Chrysler Proving Grounds

Here’s a high-end muscle car that puts its reputation on the line and comes out clean. It’s the Super Cuda, built by Legendary Motor Cars, and it’s loaded with a twin turbo V10 that...

Chaos? New Buick Chief Quits After Nine Days On The Job

Things at the top of the GM food chain are pretty wild right now. Interim CEO Ed Whitacre is drawing up management structure changes by the hour, people are coming and going from majorly important...

Preview Video: BangShift Chad and David Freiburger Star in a New Car TV Show on TRU, Premiering Dec. 15

We have not been able to announce this until now, but myself and Hot Rod editor David Freiburger are in a new car-guy TV show that is airing Tuesday, December 15, at 11:00 pm Eastern (but check your...

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Incredible Celebration Photos from Mark Rebilas

We always watch the blog from Mark Rebilas, because even though he shoots more stick and ball sports than motorsports, the guy is just an amazing photographer and nearly everything he shoots is worth...

AHRA “Takes Over” a Louisiana Track

The new and improved AHRA has made the interesting move of taking over the operations of Thunder Road Raceway Park located in Gilliam, Louisiana. This move comes on the heels of the NHRA announcing...

Carnage Video: 4 Minutes of Jumping Muscle Cars

Many BangShifters are totally against wrecking perfectly good old cars in the name of movie action, but we figure that as long as the cars were already wrecked 20-plus years ago, we might as well get...

Great Thread: Odd and Amazing Military Vehicles

We have to thank eagle-eyed BangShift.com reader Jeremy George for the tip on this incredible thread of weird and awesome military vehicles. We were surprised to find it on VWvortex.com, but that is...

Roush Starts a Club to Celebrate Roush

In the past, owners and fans of Roush tuner cars could sign up for the independent, volunteer-based Roush Owners and Enthusiasts Association (ROEA). It seems those guys are now getting pushed to the...

Stunning Promo Video: The 1,000-MPH Race Between a Jet and the Bloodhound LSR Car

This is one of the best promotional videos ever. It depicts England’s Bloodhound SSC versus a jet fighter plane in the race to 1,000 mph in video-game-like detail. The Bloodhound is being built...

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eBay Pick of the Week: Wild V8 Bike (It is Not Our Fault if You Die on This Thing)

First off, this thing is totally BangShift approved. An all-aluminum 383ci small block Chevy, mounted sideways in a motorcylce, EJ Potter style, is perfection. It is the kind of perfection that can...

BangShift’s Christmas Wish List from Jegs.com

No matter how young or old you are, every man, woman, and child makes a wish list for Christmas or Hanukkah. As we get older, that list gets shorter and ultimately more simple, but the items on it...