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Category Archive: BangShift News

Breaking News: Brian Wolfe Out, Jamie Allison in at Ford Racing

Yep, it’s true. Ford Racing’s most recent leader and father of the Super Cobra Jet program, Brian Wolfe, is out, having been moved up the ladder. His replacement, Jamie Allison, former...

Race Legal Organization Soldiers On Despite Rough Economy

Race legal is a California-based organization that was started to battle the ever-present street racing problem in SoCal. Their major claim to fame is the fact that they operate a makeshift drag...

New Buick Chief Named, Meter Running

Yesterday, Brian Sweeney, a twenty-year GM employee, was named the new head honcho of the Buick and GMC brands. He is the third person this month (you read that right) to hold the job. His...

eBay Pick of the Week: An Awesome 1964 Ford Econoline Truck, Gasser Style

We instantly fell in love with this truly neat 1964 Econoline truck for sale on eBay. It has the whole Gasser/wheelstander vibe happening, the wheels and tires are perfect, and the interior is...

Boondoggle Media Videos from SEMA 2009

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know SEMA was done over a month ago. But, better late than never. Under the banner of our Boondoggle Media video production company we have been serving the automotive...

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Carnage Video: High Flying Sprint Car Wreck

There are few more intense race cars than 410 Sprints. These direct-drive, methanol-powered, 800hp, 1,300-pound monsters are the greatest show on dirt. They slide sideways around the tight corners of...

Kelley Earnhardt: The Driving Career That Could Have Been

We’ve heard stories about Dale Earndardt’s daughter Kelley being one hell of a driver before she moved “upstairs” into a management role. Those stories have been validated by...

Not Shocking: People Reluctant to Buy Cars from Failing Companies

JD Power recently compiled its seventh annual “Avoider Study.” This particular study looks at the reasons why people go out of their way to not purchase certain models or makes of cars....

Cat Fight a-brewin’? Milka Duno Heads to Stock Cars

Milka Dunno is heading to the Stock Car ranks, if for no other reason than because Danica Patrick is. She will be racing in the ARCA series for car owner Todd Braun. She, like Danica, will make her...

Inside Job: Historic Speedway Under Fire in Oklahoma By Local Politicians

There’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned political hit job. When special interest groups, money, and “community” leaders gang up against something they don’t like, but...

Car Craft Magazine Announces Engine Swap Drags in 2010

By now everyone is familiar with the GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout, where you can run anything as long as it’s LSX powered. Well, Car Craft magazine has taken that concept to a different...

Best of 2009 Drag Racing Photos by Mark J. Rebilas

We’ve run blog items on Mark J. Rebilas before, but these are his picks for Best Drag Racing Photos of 2009. We are always enamoured with Mark’s photos, and hope to someday get some of...

New Sponsor: Aeromotive Joins BangShift.com, Builds New Pro Mod Mustang

We are proud to announce that Aeromotive, the greatest fuel system manufacturer on the planet, is joining the fold as a BangShift.com sponsor. Aeromotive is known industry wide for providing fuel...

Dirtbag: California Man Busted in NASCAR Ponzi Scheme

There’s nothing worse than a crook, and people who plead not guilty to running Ponzi schemes even rank lower than that. A 63 year old man from Chatsworth, California, managed to fleece...