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Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and with the advent of amazing digital capabilities we’re able to take old footage and enhance its quality. That’s what...

The Right Combo: Watch This Supercharged Rolls Royce Meteor Powered Tractor Make A Full Pull

Once again we’re leering at a European pulling tractor with a freaking awesome engine combo and admiring the noise and the fury that it creates. In this case the tractor we are talking about is...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

RPM Symphony Video: Listen To A Pair Of 11,000 RPM Small Blocks Head Down The Strip!

We often show you dyno videos with NHRA Competition Eliminator engines getting spun to sky high RPM levels. Now we’re going to show you one with Comp Eliminator engines actually powering cars...

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

A Study In Balance: The 1998 Kenny Brown 289 RS Mustang Coba Wasn’t Cheap But It Sure Was Good

There’s the old adage that you can have cheap or you can have good, but you cannot have both. That’s been true forever with cars (for the most part) and this video from 1998 shows that...

Hot Hatch History: This Look Back At The Hot Hatches Of The 1970s Is Great – No, The Golf GTI Was Not First

The idea of a “hot hatchback” has been part of the automotive landscape from the birth of the Mini-Cooper and this video from the fine folks at Goodwood which outlines the history of the...

Multi-Engine Throwdown: This 1989 TNT Series Pulling Broadcast Is A Legit War Between Legendary Pulling Families

There’s something about a vintage pulling broadcast that gets me ever time. Maybe the fact that I work with Army Armstrong’s son week in and week out with NHRA, the fact that the...

Lap Le Mans In A Porsche 936 Circa 1977 – Watch This 200+ Mph Monster Swallow Carreras Like Skittles

One of my top “must do” motorsport items is to attend the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The race is unequivocally historic, it is fast as hell, it is one of the great traditions in racing and it...

Nitro Dyno Failure: Watch This Turbocharged Drag-Bike Self Destruct On The Rollers

If there is one thing I have learned in nearly 20 years around professional drag racing it is that nitromethane is both the angel on your shoulder and the devil at the same time. It’s the fuel...

Get It Right: Here’s The Proper Way To Measure For Custom Shocks From The Crew At Ridetech

You want to install custom shocks on your car. Maybe you just want to make a simple change with a single adjustable tube shock or maybe you are going bigger with air suspension or perhaps multi-way...

Dare To Be Different: Check Out This Caterpillar 3208 V8 Converted To Run On Methanol With A Massive Turbo!

When it comes to getting different with power plants there is not a motorsports on Earth that holds a candle to tractor pulling and that is doubly true in Europe where everything from radial engines...

Nasty Video: Check Out The Wreckage Left Behind After This Rotary Powered Hot Rod Suffered An 8,000 RPM Clutch Explosion

There is so much energy stored in various parts of our cars sometimes it can be scary. We see incredible things happen with engines that burn nitromethane fuel and those that are built to tackle...