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Category Archive: BangShift News

eBay’s Motors Master Contest: Two Weeks Left to Enter

Fire up your video camera and enter the eBay Motors Motors Master contest! All you need to do to enter is to shoot some video of yourself and your latest and greatest project. You can win a host of...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Chevy Car Hauler Goodness

We’ve never made a secret of our love for car haulers. Be they old cab-over-engine trucks, modern enclosed jobs, or the totally cool units that were used to tote 1960s drag race iron around, we...

Blame It on the Cat: Attorneys For Lisa Mayfield Claim Confrontation Was Brought on by Cat

This is impossible to top. Lisa Mayfield’s attorneys claim that she made her way to Jeremy Mayfield’s 400-acre farm, while drunk, to take possession of a cat whose custody has been under...

Hot Rod Drag Week Hotels Announced

Hot Rod Magazine recently announced the host hotels for the 2009 running of Drag Week. If you are headed out on the event, spectating, or are a groupie (weird!) this is the list you need to make sure...

Great Rant: De Lorenzo Brings the Thunder Again

Man, this is a rant. A full on, sit down and listen, rant. Autoextremist.com’s Peter De Lorenzo, a long time automotive advertising executive has had it up to his eyeballs with GM’s new...

Danica’s Not Headed for F1; NASCAR a Possibility

Ridelust.com is reporting that the new kids on the F1 block, USF1, has removed themselves from the Danica Patrick chase, leaving the door open for her potential switch to NASCAR. We’d be pretty...

The ADRL Continues to Blow Up; Columbus Race This Weekend

It’s the most under-reported story in motorsports: the ADRL has blown up like a neutron bomb over the last couple seasons. In the course of a two day event, the little drag race series that...

Just So We’re On the Same Page: Mayfield Timeline Complete With Banjo Action

In the event you are just stepping onto the high-speed thrill ride known as the Jeremy Mayfield saga, fear not! We’ve located the perfect timeline to get you up to speed on all the comings and...

Video of the Week: Death Defying Mustang Wheelstand

It’s pretty amazing how well guys can get lots of horsepower through a small tire these days. This insane wheelstand actually dates back a couple of years but its all-time greatness negates any...

Government to Announce Clunkers Program Exit Strategy Today

While we’re happy to hear that the government is set to announce the “winding down” of the Cash for Clunkers program, we’re suspicious that the words “for now”...

Dirtbag Tries to Use Clunkers Program to Ditch Car After Fatal Hit and Run

Here’s an angle on the Cash for Clunkers program we never considered: its potential use to ditch a car involved in a crime! A 23 year old Arizona man struck and killed a man riding a bicycle...

“Great Advice” For Finding a Mechanic

You have to feel for professional mechanics, and especially those that own their own shops. This piece from Wallet Pop serves as the perfect reason why. The automotive know-nothing population which...

Details of the New Ford 6.2L V8 Emerge; F150 Raptor Sounds Like Big Fun

The new 6.2L Boss V8 motor from Ford is sounding more and more like a pretty stout piece. Details have not exactly been easy to come by, but thanks to a recently published story about the SVT Raptor...

Cool! Massive Formula One Engine Goes on Display

A massive model of a Formula One engine has gone on display at The ‘Ring in Germany. The engine actually rotates around and is there as an exhibit being shown at the Ring Wrek museum at the...