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The Ridetech 48-Hour 2nd Gen Camaro Build Is On At Barrett-Jackson! And It Sure Is Fun!

This is our 4th 48-Hour build and this time it is a bitchin orange 1970 Camaro that is getting the full boogie build LIVE at Barrett-Jackson with a full audience and everything. The car is getting a...

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 Is On And We’ll Be Here All Week: Here Are Our First TWO Galleries Of Photos

If you haven’t been to Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale during Auction Week you are missing out on one hell of a cool spectacle. And when I say spectacle, I mean it. This is part car show, part...

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Rally At The Ridge Photo Coverage Part 2: From the Bluesmobiles To Pro Street This Show Ruled

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’re back with another photo coverage installment of the Rally at The Ride show as shot by Mike Brooks. We told you the other day that we lost the handle on...

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The Bullitt Is Back – Ford Introduces 2019 Bullitt Mustang – 475hp, 163mph, and Ford Unveiled It With The Original Car On Stage!

Ford has revived the special edition Bullitt Mustang as a tribute to the car from the famed movie that starred Steve McQueen and more importantly one of the most iconic car chases in movie history....

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Here’s The Latest Photos From The Tour de’ Orange SoCal Cruise

The cruise route was great, and had us cruising from Aliso Viejo over to Pacific Coast Highway and then up the coast through Laguna Beach and then up near Newport Beach. There we turned inland and...

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More Photos From The First Donut Derelicts Cruise In Of 2018

Last weekend was the first Donut Derelicts show of 2018 and we got a couple galleries worth of photos to share with you. We showed you the first one on Sunday, but if you missed it then CLICK THIS...

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Former NHRA Racer, Team Owner In Big Trouble With the Government

Longtime Pro Mod standout and NHRA national event winning Funny Car racer and Top Fuel Team Owner Mike Ashley is in some serious trouble with the federal government. Ashley worked as the “chief...

New IHRA Pro Fuel Class Looks Cool, Veale/Brown Motorsports Digger will be there

The IHRA announced some major league format changes for the 2010 season, and they also announced some new classes that will be contested. One of them is being called “Pro Fuel” and is...

Saab sale news: Chinese may buy some assets, others interested in whole company

Saab has been a hot potato for GM as of late. The company started a deal to sell the brand to a Swedish sports car manufacturer but it fell apart in the late innings, then there was discussion with...

Wisconsin College Kids Get Engines to Run on (Mostly) Water

We hope there are no black helicopters circling the east coast BangShift.com HQ or any strange oil company representatives knocking at our door for reporting this story. A group of kids and a...

Quick Gallery: The 2009 PRI Show by MSD’s Todd Ryden

The 2009 Performance Racing Industry trade show is up and running in Orlando, Florida. Due to other commitments we could not attend the very cool gathering of hard core vendors from all genres of the...

Drag Racing in Paradise: St. Lucia Hosts a straight line shindig

Sometimes we take for granted that most of us live within a couple hour drive of the local drag strip. You can be-bop to the strip on a Sunday and see a couple hundred cars reeling off laps all day....

Horror Story: Man Escapes Death in a Bad Wreck While Towing a ’69 Camaro Pace Car

We were tipped to loo at a thread over at Yenko.net by BangShift forum member antmnte. The story is awful. A man purchased a pristine 1969 Camaro Pace Car at the massive Turkey Rod Run that is held...

Tourism by Go Kart: Would you do this?

We love seeing new places, but we’re not sure we want to do it in a go kart. A company in San Diego, California, allows you to tour the city in what amounts to a GPS equipped, amusement park go...

Virgin’s New Craft Uses Nitrous Oxide to Launch Private Parties Into Space

If you think our headline sounds funny, you should see the one that caught our eye at England’s The Enterprise. It said, “Virgin joins 70-mile-high club with launch of spaceship.”...

George Ray is Dead but Thankfully His Wildcat Hot Rod Dragstrip is Not

George Ray, the owner and operator of George Ray’s Wildcat Hot Rod Dragstrip in Paragould, Arkansas, died on December 5th. George ran what many consider to be the coolest drag strip on planet...

Who’s Steering NASCAR?

Fox Sports reporter Lee Spencer recently wrote a thought provoking piece that takes a long look at the state of NASCAR and the challenges facing the organization going forward. One of the most...

Must be the Metric System: Focus RS For Muscle Car of the Year?

It has been said that Americans and Brits are people separated by a common language. After hearing that the Ford Focus RS–a 300hp, front wheel drive, “hot hatch”–was voted as...

Chrysler CEO Takes Swipes at European Bailouts, May Actually Have the Stones to Save Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Chrysler (and Fiat) made a speech to an economic think tank recently and took some big swings at the efforts of European governments to bail out their own auto...

Killer Vintage Digger for Sale

We found the perfect place for the big Mickey Thompson hemi-headed 427ci Ford that is currently for sale on eBay. It would fit nicely in the front of this vintage front-engine dragster that is also...