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Here Is Today’s Photo Update From Barrett-Jackson In Scottsdale. Cars Galore!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) It is Friday at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale and we are enjoying the hell out of this place. I have been to a lot of races, shows, conventions, and car events of all kinds,...

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2018 Northeast Indoor Nationals Photo Coverage: Pro Street and Loads More!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – I told you we had a bunch more coverage coming your way from the East Coast Indoor Nationals, from Timonium, Maryland! This gallery is filled like a Pro...

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This 1966 Chevy Promotional Video Is The Greatest Ever – Jumping Chassis, Rock Test, Turbine Powered Big Rig, 150mph Corvette!

Yes, that is a chassis flying through the air being piloted by a guy who is strapped into a low back bucket seat. This is just one instance of awesome in this video that we think could be the...

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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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Event Gallery: 2009 NHRA Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove

The Keystone Nationals, held at the scenic and spacious Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pennsylvania, is one of the biggest and baddest events on the NHRA circut. BangShift.com forum member Joe...

Event Gallery: Cruise the Spirit July 2009

Just to prove that the fine people of Western Canada are not stuck on Mopars only (since we have featured two Canadian Mopar events recently), BangShift.com forum member Bruce Lozinsky (known as...

Video of the Week: Messing With AJ Foyt is Not a Good Idea

AJ Foyt is a racing legend. He can be spoken about with a straight face as one of the best race car drivers ever. He drove and won in just about everything, including IMSA prototypes, as shown in...

Hell Yeah! NHRA Run Top Fuelers Four Wide Exhibition Pass at zMax Dragway

We’d pay to see this! The NHRA will run a quartet of Top Fuel dragsters on a single exhibition lap at the upcoming Carolina Nationals held at zMax Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. This event...

Event Gallery: Southy Mopar Muscle Meet 2009

We’re on a Canadian Mopar hot streak around here! Earlier this week we had “Fast Ed” Nicholson’s coverage of the Canadian Mopar Fest, and now here’s a gallery from...

Meddling Do-Gooders Try to Block Proposed New Hampshire Drag Strip

New Hampshire is the “Live Free or Die” state, which apparently means you can live free as long as you don’t do something your neighbors don’t like. A New Hampshire...

VW to Own Porsche; New Panamera Stillborn

Well that didn’t work out so great. The story of how Porsche, led by a megalomaniac CEO, tried to take over massive Volkswagen, failed, financially sank, and was then purchased by VW will be...

Taiwan’s Cash for Clunkers Plan Actually Worse Than Ours

Taiwan was recently smacked by Typhoon Morakot. That typhoon caused major flooding and has rendered some 100,000 cars (by government estimates) inoperable. The government has started a variant of the...

Junkyards Start Seeing Clunker Turn-Ins; Flood Gates About to Open

Here comes the flood. As dealers are starting to see payment for their Clunkers, those cars are headed to the local junkyards in their respective areas. For those yards, they are going to see a...

Event Gallery: Canadian Mopar Fest 2009

This gallery of the 2009 Canadian Mopar Fest comes to us by way of BangShift.com member “Fast Ed” Nicholson. Ed’s one heck of an open-minded hot rodder. He owns a VW Bug that he...

It Came From the Fab Shop: The Cheapo Mid-Engine Car Conversion

(By Loren Krussow) – Among those projects that we keep around but don’t make much steady progress on are a couple that are serious back-burner dwellers. They either have little pressing...

The Dweebs Dig It: Consumer Reports Picks Mustang Over Camaro, Challenger, and Others

Consumer Reports has picked the 2010 Mustang as the best sports car or coupe available per its testing, Reuters News Service has reported. It beat out the Camaro, Challenger, Hyndai Genesis, Subaru...

Good Read: The Interesting Tale of Scott Speed

Scott Speed’s name does not come up in a conversation about racing drivers without strong reaction from those involved. Some will strongly defend him as a talented driver who has had some...

The Cash for Clunkers Scam By the Numbers

We’ve been crying over this Cash for Clunkers deal since day one and now that there is a contingent of people proclaiming the mess a “great success” we’re really up on the...