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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 Dominick Domato/DRD Photos) 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...

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Aeromotive Introduces Gen II Stealth Tanks: The Fuel System Game Has Changed – Stock Tanks, Stock Fit, High Performance!

Aeromotive has changed the fuel system game again! Today marks a new era for hot rodders looking to feed a high performance engine and maintain a stock gas tank that fits in the OEM location. Why?...

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Keystone Truck and Tractor Museum Photo Coverage: Heaven on Earth Exists In Virginia

(Photos by the author) – Sometimes being a nomad has its advantages. While in Virginia for the NHRA Virginia Nationals I was able to check a box on my bucket list and visit the Keystone Truck...

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Book Review: Chevy Powered Drag Racing by Lou Hart

Lou Hart is on a hot streak. We were enthralled with his Pro Stock history book, which we reviewed last week, and here we find ourselves heaping praise on another title, his ode to Chevy power....

Racing Junk Find: The Wildest Jeep in the West

Man, we have to find a way to hit the sand dunes some day. Why? Because bat poop crazy stuff like this Jeep packing a 600ci big blog is there. This baby must be able to throw sand grains into low...

Video: A Bitchin’ 1961 International Dump Truck Commercial

When we watched this old International truck commercial from 1961 it made us kind of sad. Why? Mainly because we live in a world where we’ll never see another ad for a “personal”...

eBay Find: A Very Old, Very Cool, Scotty Fenn Built Slingshot Dragster

There are lots of old dragsters out there for sale, but few have the cool factor this one has. Based around an original Chassis Research K-88 chassis, the car was built in 1958 and has a worked over...

Bitchin’ Vintage Drag Videos: Early 1960s Altereds, Gassers, and Twin Engine Top Gas Dragsters

These killer home movies come from one of our favorite eras in drag racing history, the early 1960s. It was here that the gas classes really started to come into their own, leading to the epic...

Craigslist Find: A 1940s Sears/Allstate One Wheel Trailer

When Chad sent this link to a CraigsList ad featuring a very old Sears/Allstate one-wheel trailer we were interested because we never knew the little guys existed before. Sold through Sears stores...

BangShift World Exclusive: Video of Captain Jack McClure Running his 200mph Rocket Go Kart!

We received this video from Captain Jack McClure last week and are finally getting it up for the world to see today. This is a special deal because to our knowledge, no one else has made any Captain...

Caption This Photo: Garage Fun!

There are photos that really sum up what gearhead fun is, and this is one of those photos. Horsing around in the shop with your buddies is one of truly good parts of being a BangShifter, especially...

TV Personality Dennis Gage Suffers House Fire

Television personality, and host Dennis Gage has suffered a horrible house fire that completely gutted his Indiana home. Gage’s family is all safe and sound, as is his collection of classic...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Goldenchild Nationals Snowmobile Ice Drag Race

We had no idea what to expect when we headed north with two of our photographer buddies to cover the 2010 Goldenchild Nationals, an eighth-mile snowmobile drag race held on a frozen lake in Vermont....

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Snow Wheelin’ Fail

With snow-mageddon closing in on our eastern offices, I’ve decided to dredge up some snow filled blog items from the past on this Sunday (partially because there may be no power at eastern HQ...

Merry Christmas from BangShift.com

Chad and I, along with our families would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas. We hope that your day incorporates any of the elements that make this a great holiday. From the people,...

A Visit From St. Garlits

Back in 2005 I adapted the famous poem, “A Visit From St. Nicholas” by Clement Clark Moore into the drag race themed “A Visit From St. Garlits”. The adaptation was a pretty...

PodCast – Listen to BangShift’s Chad Reynolds on Hot Rod Magazine Radio Live

Chad recently appeared on Hot Rod Magazine Radio hosted by Dennis Pittsenbarger. He was on the show talking about all kinds of stuff from the NHRA Unleashed series to the goings on here at BangShift....