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Tonka Toys Had The Best Ad Campaign In 1972 That Has Ever Existed For Toys

If there’s one complaint that we have about kids toys in the modern age is that they are not all that well made on the whole and on top of that they don’t really inspire a lot of...

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Trailer Burnouts Are Cool, And 1320Video Got Some Good Ones On Film From Rocky Mountain Race Week.

1320Video Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018 has been a riot! And part of the fun has been all the weirdo antics that everyone has been doing, including myself who did some things that perhaps were a bit...

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Current Standings And Tons Of Photos From Ozark Raceway On Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018

Yesterday we were driving across Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma on our way from Ozark Raceway in Rogersville, Missouri to Noble Oklahoma’s Thunder Valley. Thunder Valley has been around for a...

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This 1970 Harley-Davidson Video From Bonneville Features, Bikes, Cars, Bikinis, and The Endless Salt

Yes, that’s Burt Munroe in the lead photo and he’s just the tip of the iceberg of cool in this video made by Harley-Davidson at Bonneville Speed Week 1970. As we have locked down our...

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2018 NHRA Fitzgerald USA Thunder Valley Nationals Pro Mod Action Photos – Doorslammers On Parade!

(Photos be Benoit Pigeon) – It is the NHRA’s largest heads-up category. The E3 Spark Plugs pro mod series presented by J&A Services with a weekend race sponsor of Elite Motorsports...

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Day Three At Rocky Mountain Race Week Was Full Of Action And Adventure

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) We were trying to post this up last night but things were crazy on the road, we’ll be catching you all up today though so that you are ready for this mornings racing...

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Awesome Video: A Gathering of Vintage Dirt Track Iron Tearing up the Track

Much of America’s racing heritage was built on dirt tracks by men driving dangerous machines on small rings all over the country. There wasn’t a fairgrounds in America without a horse...

Racing Junk Find: A 1970 Chevelle SS Wagon We’re Selling a Kidney For

Old wagons are cool in all of their forms, but when said wagon had been warmed up with respect to performance, the cool meter gets pegged. Such is the case with this kick ass 1970 Chevelle wagon that...

Great Racing Video: AC/DC and the Drags Were Meant to go Together

In our minds, there’s no better musical sound track at the drag strip than AC/DC. That being said, there’s no better band to provide the soundtrack to a drag racing video than those...

Scamming Tow Truck Driver Gets 14 Years in Prison

Today’s proof that there is sometimes justice in the world comes from Santa Clara, California where a judge sentenced a scamming jerk of a tow truck driver to 14 years in prison after he...

NASCAR to Allow Drivers Championship Points in One Series Only

News has leaked out about a fairly substantial change in policy regarding NASCAR drivers’ ability to compete for multiple championsips in 2011. According to the information we have acquired,...

BangShift Project Spotlight: The 1957 Chevy One-Ton Gets a Bed and a Bitchin’ Vintage Slide-In Camper

BangShift member Squirrel has some awesome stuff. His blown 1955 Chevy is a personal favorite car of ours, but his recent project, a 1957 Chevy one-ton truck has really gotten our attention. Jim...

Lucas Oil Products Scores Naming Rights to Home of US Nationals

Lucas Oil Products, who by our estimation is the single most prolific sponsor of racing and motorsports events in the USA has acquired the naming rights to the facility formerly known as Indianapolis...

Question of the Day: Are Old War Planes BangShifty?

Obviously we’re an automotive website and there are no plans to chance that focus anytime soon.With that being said, the gearhead universe has all sorts of neat aspects to it that aren’t...

Caption this Photo: Digger on the Roof

We’ve seen Funny Cars on a pole before, but we have never seen a dragster parked on a roof. BangShift form moderator Daryl found this gem perched on the roof of a local convenience store....

BangShift Says Thank You to our Photo Contributors!

Like usual, we’re running about two weeks behind on business that should have been taken care of around the turn of the new year. Long story short, we wanted to take a minute and publicly thank...

eBay Find: A Ford Monster Truck Built From a Huge Massey Ferguson Tractor

Tractors? We love them. Old school monster trucks? Yep, love ’em too. Making an old school looking monster truck out of a huge tractor? You’ve basically described mechanical porno. A man...

Mini-Feature: The Screamin’ Demon Barn Found Super Stocker

While trolling the grounds at Beech Bend Raceway during the 2010 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion we spied what looked to be an old race car out of the corner of our eye. Closer examination revealed...

Roadside Find: A Factory Fresh 1931 Model A

It was our keen-eyed four year old who first spotted this 1931 Ford Model A as we strode down the street in York, Maine, last summer. We quickly snapped into action, crossed the street, and began...

The Parting Shift: A Screaming GT350 Blows the Doors of a Boss 302

While drag racing certainly runs deep in the veins of the BangShift nation, vintage iron on road courses ain’t far behind. This video shows exactly why. The clip features an absolutely pissed...