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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Underwater Treasure Hunting: Pulling A 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Out Of A River After 40 Years!

What’s the quickest and most sure-fire way to guarantee that nobody is going to come looking for a car that you never want to see the light of day again? You sink it. Don’t ask how I know...

Apocalypse Driving Lessons: Brutal Banger Racing Crashes From The U.K.

As of writing this, it’s official: auto production has come to a halt in the United States. And that includes Tesla, who were ordered to shut it down since they were classified as...

QuarantinePiece Theater: Check Out Decade Of Thrills II – The Thunder Of The 80s – Evans and Prudhomme Call It

Let’s say you’re stuck at home like we are. No racing, kids have school cancelled, the restaurants have been all but closed down, and basically all else with them. What are you supposed...

Classic YouTube: Going Down Cable Hill At Gray Rock In A Beat-Up Caravan

Starting in 1990, Chrysler sold the Dodge Caravan with all-wheel-drive. The system, which was front-wheel-drive biased, was meant to aid drivers in inclement weather and snow. It wasn’t meant...

Road Rage Is Bad: Watch This Raging Canadian Drive His Car At Speed Straight Into Traffic!

We’ve always considered “Road Rage” to be the equivalent of an adult temper tantrum. That does not mean we don’t get ticked off at moronic drivers but we have never lost our...

Watch Chuck Etchells Suffer A Massive Funny Car Fire At The 1994 NHRA Gatornationals – Drives It Like A Boss!

The late Chuck Etchells was a hardcore funny car racer. The dude scraped his way up the ladder and by the time his career peaked he was battling it out with the best racers in the world. Every hard...

Shake, Battle, and Roll 3: Watch 1994’s Greatest Compilation Of Monster Truck, Mud Bogging, and Pulling Carnage

Ahhh, yes! Time to take a mid-week trip back to the first half of the 1990s and experience some good old Diamond P video goodness with this, Shake, Battle, and Roll 3. Now if you were a drag racing...

Not The Pace Car! Watch The Wildest Way To Take Out An Innocent Mustang We’ve Ever Seen!

It’s the most quotable line from “Days of Thunder”. When Cole comes in for a pit under caution, Harry informs him to go out and hit the pace car. Why? “Because you’ve...

Fatal Leap: The Alaska Car Launch – Limo Off Of A Cliff, Anyone?

I need to apologize to you, readers. I think I have failed in one serious move. Remember the Cadillac limo, the craptacular 1980 Fleetwood Formal extended-length beauty that I ran once at King of the...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Car Would You Leap Into Infamy With?

The moment when Memphis Raines starts ripping gears towards the rollback wrecker, the Dixie horn as yet another Charger is offered up to the altar, the next stunt for a Fast and Furious...

This Guy Might Be The Happiest Person Ever After His Track-Prepped Honda S2000’s Wheel Failed!

Racing a car adds stress to every single component on the vehicle. Doesn’t matter what type of racing, doesn’t matter what kind of car. If you race it, you will find weaknesses and you...

Watch Kurt Anderson Crash His Arctic Arrow Rocket Dragster While Attempting To Break Sammy Miller’s Ice Speed Record – He Walked Away

We have been following the exploits of Kurt Anderson and the Minnesota “Rocket Boys” for a few years now as they have built, tested, and used their rocket powered creations, going ever...

The Bad One: Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Crash At The 2020 Daytona 500

Nineteen years ago, I was in a classroom in a high school in Illinois, working on a project during a study hall session when I learned what happened: during the running of the 2001 Daytona 500 the...

Watch Marcus Birt Take Flight In His Radial vs The World Nitrous Corvette – Hang Time Supreme!

South Georgia Motorsports Park has been known as the “Home of the Flying Cars” for years and frankly it had been a few since we have see a car do what Marcus Birt’s did during...