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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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Whoopsie-Doodle Video: Automotive Prank Goes Wrong

Remember being a teenager and doing stupid junk with your car? Remember the time that stupid junk caused damage that you knew mom and dad were going to see and that you’d never be able to talk...

Will 2011 be the last year for Shelby Mustangs?

Speculation is running rampant that the 2011 Shelby GT350 may be the last offering from the famous shop of Carroll Shelby. Reportedly, Shelby is looking to slow things down a bit and focus on the...

Rumor Confirmed: Gen 5 Camaro Z28 on the Way

While the rumor has been kicking around for some time, it has now been made sort of official due to the comments of GM executive Karl Stracke. Stracke was visiting the new home of Motor Trend...

Guide to BangShift.com’s Coverage of the 2010 Hot Rod Power Tour

The 2010 Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour presented by GM Performance Division is on the road June 5-12 and BangShift.com is there with daily coverage sponsored by Ridetech. This year’s tour goes...

Flaming Fury: Jet Dragster Breaks the 200-mph Barrier at Irwindale

Believe it or not, there isn’t too much iron on the drag strip that can touch 200 mph in the eighth-mile. Odd as it may sound, dedicated eighth-mile tracks see even fewer 200-mph laps for some...

New Jersey’s Atco Raceway Turns 50 Years Old

Atco Raceway in New Jersey, one of the most notable drag racing plants on the East Coast, turns 50 this season. That’s a hell of an accomplishment for a track that is centrally located to...

Hilarious Video: Three-Wide Bus Racing at a Michigan Oval

So far today we’ve taken you to Indy and to the Midwest Musclecar Challenge, two events featuring cars that have been designed, tested, and trashed on the race track. Now we’re headed to...

Event Coverage: Ridetech’s Midwest Musclecar Challenge

Our pals over at Ridetech have been all over the first ever Midwest Musclecar Shootout. As one of the event sponsors and a company at the vanguard of the high-performance handling end of the...

AutoTrader Classics Find: An Ultra Rare 1970 428CJ Cougar Eliminator

Now that the end is supposedly drawing close for Mercury, we’re getting a little nostalgic for the former “mid-scale” brand in the Ford fold. The Mercury Cougar was, for all intents...

Great Shots: A BangShifter’s Indy 500 Day in Photos

After BangShift.com forum member IndyShiftMan shot and shared a bunch of great photos from pre-Indy 500 practice, we were hoping he’d bring his camera to the race. We were happy to see that our...

Thanks to Those Who Have Served and Are Serving on Memorial Day

Memorial Day was first proclaimed and recognized in 1868 as a day to remember those who have died in our nation’s service. It is a day to remember those that have left us and thank those who...

The Parting Shift: Robert Schmitt’s Killer 1967 Chevelle

We’re checking out for the long holiday weekend, but before we abandon our battle station on the blog we wanted to leave you with some good ol’ fashioned gear rowing. Robert...

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Danica Patrick Blasts Indy Team, Fans Blast Back

Drivers complaining about the setup of their race cars is nothing new. In fact, we bet that the first Indy 500 was full of guys who blamed poor performance on their crew’s inability to get the...

Awesome Read Update: How American Open Wheel Racing Destroyed Itself: The Finale

The inside story of how open wheel racing in America essentially wrecked itself is incredibly riveting, especially when told from the inside out by legendary racing journalist Ed Hinton. We read the...