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Car Feature: Mopar Verde – Chuck Stubeck’s SS/FA 1969 Road Runner Is A Flying Behemoth

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If you enjoy things that are good, Chuck Stubeck’s awesome 1969 Plymouth Road Runner NHRA super stock car is something you’ll fall in love with instantly....

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The Street Car Super Nationals Will Be LIVE Again Saturday Around 10am!

Street Car Super Nationals 13, presented by Speed Society is on, starting Thursday morning with round 1 of qualifying followed by the Pro Mod Quickest Pass Challenge. Each Pro Mod driver on the...

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Happy Holley Days Is On! Save Up To 20% On All Your Favorite Products Right Now!

Every year the guys at Holley, and most of the Holley Performance Brands, plan for holiday sales, funny holiday videos, and of course new products. Happy Holley Days was spawned from such planning,...

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Check Out These Photos From Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational In Las Vegas

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) When we got invited to race in Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational, we jumped at the chance to see if Daphne’s Ethyl station wagon could kick some ass on...

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Bloodhound SSC Aims For 1000 mph And Makes First Test Hit Over 200 mph

The Bloodhound SSC plans to set a new all time land speed record of 1000 miles per hour, but before it can get that fast they need to do some shakedown runs. But where do you handle those? And how do...

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Operation Outlaw No-Prep Drag Racing Video From Pit Lane At Kansas Speedway

Everyone that attended the Operation Outlaw No-Prep Race at Kansas Speedway said that it was an event to remember. The event promoters, staff, and competitors all worked together to put together an...

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Dick Wells, Performance Industry Leader, First Editor of National Dragster, dies

Dick Wells, the first editor of National Dragster, longtime NHRA board of directors member, Petersen Publishing executive, and producer of the first ever SEMA show, has died at the age of 75. Wells...

Wild Video: $400K Rolls Royce Getting Wrung Out on a Frozen Lake

This could be the most expensive field in the history of ice racing. The focal point of this video is a large by huge Rolls Royce Phantom that clocks in at about $380,000 brand new off the showroom...

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ADRL Announces 2010 Schedule, We Vow To Make At Least One Race

The American Drag Racing League has announced their 2010 schedule and we here at BangShift.com are vowing to get to at least one of the races to bring you coverage of the craziest doorslammer series...

Pro Street 1970 Challenger Mini-Feature

Every once in a while we run across a car we know you would love to see, but that we can’t shoot a full feature on due to time or circumstance. Our neighbor, George, has some cool toys,...

Follow Up: Friends and Family Members Remember Racing Announcer and Personality Jan Gabriel

Last week we announced that Jan Gabriel had passed away at 69. Sunday was a day for friends and family to get together and remember Gabriel and his long and storied career in the world of...

BlackTop Nationals comes to Witchita August 26-29, 2010

BangShift.com friend and supporter Jesse Powell spends his days promoting Aeromotive Fuel Systems to the hot rod, racing, and street rod worlds. For the past year Jesse has spent his weekends helping...

Follow Up: The Rest of the Story on Beach Boy Al Jardine’s Fake Hemi ‘Cuda

As we reported yesterday, former Beach Boy Al Jardine had entered his 1971 Hemi ‘Cuda clone for sale at the 2010 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, this week. During the due...

It Appears That More Fast and Furious Sequels Are on the Way

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, the people who brought you the first four “Fast and Furious” movies are apparently gearing up for at least one more. Vin Diesel made a...

Photo Gallery: Pomona Swap Meet, January 17, 2010

The Pomona Swap Meet is a Southern California hot spot, and a destination for Car Junkies from around the world. This was the first Pomona Swap Meet of the year and it was packed. We’ve never...

Video Bonanza: In Car Camera Footage From All Different Types of Racing

The in-car camera has to be the most important development in racing media history. Being able to literally ride along with the driver and see what’s happening in the cockipit of the car makes...

NASCAR Tracks Reduce Seating Capacity Due to Falling Ticket Sales

Several top shelf NASCAR facilities have decided to lower their seating capacities after seeing several seasons of falling NASCAR ticket sales. Some tracks have decided to widen existing seats and...

Busted: Memphis City Official Spends $20K of City Money to Personalize City Vehicle

According to a story on The Memphis Commercial Appeal website, former Memphis General Service Director Estrice Boone spent more than $20,000 to have a crashed Dodge Charger police car rehabbed and...

Fake Hemi ‘Cuda Owned by Beach Boys Member Al Jardine Briefly Seized at Barrett-Jackson

Apparently bidders are not the only ones who scrutinize the cars at Barrett-Jackson. The police get in on the act too and their involvement led to the “recreation” ’71 Hemi...

NHRA Forms NHRA Worldwide Network

The NHRA has announced the formation of the NHRA Worldwide Network which will allow drag strips all over the world to apply for and get sanctioned by the NHRA. We’re thinking they should change...