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The FM3 Road Trip 2018 Is On And We Are Having So Much Fun! Take A Look At Our Photos

The FM3 RoadTrip: Cars and Cones is a really bitchin event and we’re so thrilled to be a part of it again this year. We’re lucky as hell to be driving Ridetech’s original 48-Hour...

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Viva Las Vegas 2018 Photo Coverage: This Is Our Opening Gallery From The HUGE Vegas Party!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with the beginning of our yearly tradition of loading you up with photos from the massive Viva Las Vegas car show which draws cars and people from...

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Historic Gearhead Americana Gallery: From Futureliners To 1970s Ford Vans, These Photos Rule

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital Collection) – It has been a while since I have roamed the digital stacks at the Detroit Public Library but finding myself with a few minutes the...

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BANGshift’s LIVE Streaming Video From The Spring Fling Million In Vegas Starts Wednesday Around Noon!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Wednesday thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama Coverage: Great Photos From This Long Running Show!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – The 63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama is a definite mouthful. I am glad I am writing about the show instead of having to say this like...

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PDRA East Coast Spring Nationals Coverage: The Baddest Doorslammers In The Land Are Back!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was a parade of bad ass performances that carried PDRA’s first winners of 2018 to glory at GALOT Motorsports Park during the East Coast Spring Nationals. A...

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Scary Carnage Video: Two Doorslammers Tango in Texas

We’re going to get your morning started off with a Texas sized bang today. We were tipped off to this video which shows a pass down the strip that goes very badly for both racers. When the...

Killer Promo Video: The 1960 Chevy Corvair

This awesome promotional video for the 1960 Chevy Corvair made us smile. The poor cars used in the making of the video were thrashed to within an inch of their lives! Oddly the car spends far more...

Racers Beware: AHRA Series Appears to be Imploding

A while back we reported that the AHRA appeared to be in some serious financial trouble after a first event that was interrupted by wild weather and featured mostly empty stands. Well, shortly after...

Legendary Painted and Pinstriper Larry Watson Dies at 70

Larry Watson, a legendary car painter and pin striper whose career started in the driveway of his parent’s house at the age of 16, has died. Brain cancer claimed Watson just one day prior to...

Event Gallery: The 2010 Syracuse Nationals

BangShift.com reader Jeremy Holt recently attended the 2010 Syracuse Nationals car show. This massive event is held on the 365 acre Syracuse Nationals and this year reportedly more than 7,000 cars...

Auto Trader Classics Find: The Nuttiest Customized 1970 Camaro in the World

We’ve been looking high and low for information on what has to be the gaudiest, weirdest, most 1970’s style custom Camaro on Earth. From the zany Porsche-style “whale tail”...

Greatest Videos Ever: A 650cc Van-bodied Lawn Tractor

The is the most dangerous, ill-conceived idea ever. It is 100% BangShift.com approved and we’re jealous that it is not in our own driveway. Taking a lawn tractor chassis, mounting a 650cc motor...

The Corvette ZR1 is Slow (Selling)

Back in 2009 the sledgehammer ZR1 Corvette made a triumphant return to the American automotive landscape. The killer 638-hp Corvette was a magazine darling and a highly marked up dealer cash cow. The...

Project Car Spotlight: The Coolest 1976 Chevelle in Norway

The BangShift.com community is worldwide. Grease smeared, transmission fluid stained, bloody knuckled gearheads can be found at all corners of the Earth. Proof of that is BangShift.com member Arlid,...

Killer Historic Video: Ford Crash Testing From the Late 1950’s

Crash testing is a normal part of modern automotive engineering. Sensors, wires, high speed cameras and all manner of complicated testing widgets are used to make sure new cars are as safe as...

Idiots Burn Themselves Badly While Trying To Ride a Barrel of Race Fuel

Stupidity knows no bounds and emergency medical responders in Sedro Woolley, Washington know this better than anyone. They had to respond to an incident involving two men practicing something called...

Modified GM Futurliner For Sale on eBay: It’s Pimptastic

GM constructed 12 of the giant Futurliners in 1940. In 1953 they were updated to the form that we know them in currently. They were both the transporters and feature attraction of the General Motors...

Video: We get Terminal Velocity Jet Car running 202 in the 1/8th

While we were at the Mooneyes Summer Car show, we had the chance to shoot video of the Terminal Velocity Jet Dragster running down Irwindale’s 1/8 mile dragstrip. It ran 3.96 at 202 in the...

Event Coverage: The New England Dragway All-Truck Nationals 2010

After spending about 15 hours at New England Dragway announcing a major event on Saturday, we were greeted at o’dark-thirty on Sunday by the sight of our two sons (3.5 yrs and 1.5 yrs)...