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Category Archive: BangShift News, CRASH & BURN, FUNNY STUFF, RACING & ACTION, Videos

The Hoonigans Have A New Yard! After Being Shut Down From Doing Burnouts By The City, They Will Resume Now!

Most people watching Hoonigan videos have no clue what surrounds their location. And most people also had no clue that in the fall of 2018 the Hoonigans were told they could no longer film at their...

Flyweight Freak: This Morgan Has A Fourth Wheel, A Wooden Frame, and One Gutsy Driver

We’ve kind of lost the word “special” when it comes to racing in all forms. For decades, something that was custom built, different, one off, or downright strange was labeled as a...

Watch Doug Kalitta’s Dramatic Top Fuel Win At The NHRA Winternationals – The Streak Is OVER

It was an awesome ending to a long race. Doug Kalitta and Steve Torrence were the last two guys to go rip-roaring down the track a the 2019 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. Torrence was trying to keep...

24 Hours Of Pastrana: Travis And Crew Try Out 24 Hours Of Lemons!

Travis Pastrana isn’t afraid of any motorsport. Win, lose, or carried out on a stretcher with his thumb pointing up like a champ, he’s taken on a large share of motorsports in his years....

Morning Symphony: Ten Grand On The Clock For The Win!

Have you ever heard a car that is actually being caning to within an inch of it’s life but sounds like it isn’t doing a damn thing by your ear? Think of an early 1970s big-block sled that...

Watch The Top Fuel, Nitro Funny Car, and Pro Stock Finals From The 1985 NHRA Winternationals

Today the professional action starts at the 2019 running of the NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals. The 1985 race had all kinds of awesome action and was contested under cool, murky Southern California...

Road Racing Video: Watch This 3.0L Ford Capri Carve Up Goodwood, Camaros And All!

Here in the USA when we think of Motorcraft sponsored race cars we have visions of Bob Glidden, Wood Brothers NASCAR stock cars, and Mark Oswald in a nitro funny car, right? These days it is Bob...

Into The Nines! The Auction Mistake Corvette Comes Out Of The Gate Swinging With It’s Powerglide Swap!

Cleetus might be a love or hate kind of personality, but you have to remember one thing: it’s a character. Don’t act all surprised. But a character is what is needed sometimes…and...

A Shot In The Dark: A Blind Man’s Record Lap At The Dunsfold Aerodrome

Which sense would you be willing to give up? Think about that for a second. Humans have five senses: Hearing, tasting, sight, touch, and sight. Together, these senses clue you in to the world around...

Universally Cool: This Quick Look At The Vintage Hot Rodding Scene In England Is Perfect

There’s an interesting element to the automotive world that we love to talk about around here. Something that is almost primal and universal about the appeal of cars and trucks to enthusiasts...

Te Definition Of Tuff Truck: Watch This Jeep Cherokee Get Pounded!

We’re not sure if the driver ever walked in a fully upright position after completing this Tuff Truck run at the 2018 Lebanon Fair in Pennsylvania. We have seen plenty of gutsy tuff truck runs...

25 Years Later: Here’s The Final Rounds Of The 1993 NHRA Winternationals LIVE

It was youngsters vs older guys at the 1993 NHRA Winternationals. It was Warren Johnson vs Scott Geoffrion, John Force vs Del Worsham, and Joe Amato vs Kenny Bernstein. It was wreckage, it was green...

Morning Symphony: The Liwa Sand Dune Hillclimb In The UAE

Gearheads can be found in every corner of the planet. Every last one. From Chevrolet Opalas racing in the jungles of South America to the brutal off-roaders of the remote Russian forests, if vehicles...

Retro Review: A Look At The 1990 454 SS Chevy Truck That We Lusted Over As Kids

When it comes to things that we wanted as kids, specifically 10-year olds, the 454 SS Chevy truck was pretty high on the list. It was really the last time GM would use a big block in any sort of...