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Bad Goat: This Pro Street 1966 GTO Owned By Hollywood Bobby Is ANGRY – Watch It In Action

Hollywood Bobby Treadwell is a well known dude in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. His 1936 Plymouth, with is nitrous snorting 632 was well known on the streets and the strips of the area and the car...

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1960s and 70s Vintage Drag Racing Action – Incredible Film! Little Red Wagon Wreck, All Kinds of Cars, Just Awesome

Few videos featuring vintage drag racing action from the 1960s and 1970s can come within a country mile of being close to how bad ass this one is. A friend tipped us off to the recently uploaded...

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Watch The RTRA Texas Small Tire Throwdown Replay Right Here

It’s the final RTRA (Radial Tire Racing Association) race of 2017 and we’ll be LIVE from a 60 foot boom lift right here at BANGshift.com starting around 6:30 pm Central Time. We’ll...

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Anderson Speedway Insanity: Watch A Guy Drive His Car Onto Another Racer’s, A Tasing, and Arrests

Well this is one of the most insane videos we have ever seen and none of it is any good. Shot at the hardscrabble Anderson Speedway in Indiana during a Figure 8 race, it shows two guys throwing the...

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Watch Steve Torrance Wak Away Unscathed From A Horrendous NHRA Top Fuel Wreck In Dallas

Texan Steve Torrance walked away from a horrendous NHRA top fuel wreck in Dallas on Sunday when his car cut down a rear tire and smashed into the wall going more then 300mph. The current NHRA top...

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Bedlam: The Insane Story Of The Bog At The 1974 US Grand Prix

(Lead photo credit: Fox Sports) –¬†Emerson Fittipaldi finished fourth at the 1974 US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway. By doing so he managed to collect a Formula One...

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New Gallery: 50 Photos of Mopar B-Bodies

OK, Mopar guys, here’s a new photo gallery loaded with a bunch of big B-bodies that we’ve seen over the past year or so at places like the Spring Fling (next one is coming soon!), the...

NASCAR: No More Teardowns at the Track

This is not an April Fool’s Day joke. NASCAR has changed its procedure regarding post-race engine teardowns. Typically the top two finishers had their motors torn down in tech and inspected for...

IHRA to Record the First-Ever ET Records for Top Sportsman and Top Dragster at Rockingham

The IHRA has announced that, at the upcoming Spring Nationals to be held at Rockingham Dragway April 24-26, it would allow records to be established for elapsed time in both Top Dragster and Top...

NASCAR Shocker: Car of Tommorrow Gone at the End of 2010

NASCAR rocked the racing world today with the announcement that they would be scrapping the controversial “Car of Tomorrow” for Toyota 2JZ powered, late second generation Camaros and...

Site of the Week: BringaTrailer.com

Warning, this is not a dedicated muscle car site. You will see zero photos of dual-engine dragsters, Fuel Altereds, or anything with a Roots blower on it. However, if you are a fan of neat cars,...

Roadside Find: 1968 Mercury Convertible

When this big, purple Mercury showed up on the side of the road for sale a couple weeks ago, we didn’t think much of it. Then it kind of struck us that had never laid eyes on a fullsize,...

Vintage race Car of the Week: The 1972 Olds Cutlass Banshee

Off-road racing back in the ‘60s and early ‘70s was filled with all kinds of wild and wacky machinery. One of the wildest pieces of iron to mix it up in the dirt was the Banshee, a...

Book Review: Dean Jeffries, 50 Fabulous Years in Hot Rods, Racing & Film

We’ll admit to being a little behind the curve on getting you the word on Dean Jeffries: 50 years in hot rods, racing, and film by Tom Cotter, as the positive reviews have been showing up...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Rollover Contest at Riverhead

My friend Dave Bernstein once entered a 100-car enduro race at Long Island’s Riverhead Raceway. The facility, a quarter-mile banked oval originally built in the late 1940s, is one of the last...

eBay Pick of the Week: 2009 Cobra Jet Mustang

Well that didn’t take long. 2009 Cobra Jet Mustang number 26 is up for sale on eBay for a starting bid of $100,000. The car is being sold by an Ohio exotic car dealer and we’re keenly...

Ashley Force Hood Claims Second Funny Car Win at Houston

Boy this is shaping up to be some year in the NHRA Nitro Funny Car class. We dropped you a line when Bob Tasca III snared his first win a couple weeks back, but now another one of the young racers in...

SEMA’s Already Fired Up About “Clunkers”

With President Obama throwing his support behind so called “cash for clunkers” programs to help drive car sales here in the US, SEMA has wasted little time in getting the message out that...

Barnstormin’: Why the Martin M4 Pro Mod Bugs Me

With the IHRA Spring Nationals a few weeks off and the press machine working up to speed to promote the race, I got to thinking about Harold Martin’s M4 Pro Mod. The car made its debut at the...

BangShift.com Event Coverage: 2009 Goodguys Pleasanton, 351 Photos!

We’ve attended Goodguys shows all across the country, but our favorites are at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California. We are there this weekend, March 27-29, for the 27th...