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Gospel In The Wind: This 1936 Chevrolet Standard Coupe Pick-Up Is A Vision To The Past

I could’ve sat there in the grass for an hour, just staring at what I was looking at. This could’ve easily been the 1930s…there was no noise except for my breathing and a slight...

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The FTI Summer Shootout Big Money Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

SFG Promotions presents the FTI Summer Shootout from US131 in Michigan. This is the 6th race in this big money bracket race series and all the action is going on live throughout the weekend....

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2018 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up And Hauling At The Old Track In Epping

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – It was the most attended drag race in the 52 year history of New England Dragway and the fans on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday got one heck of a show. From wheels up...

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Watch All Three of Travis Pastrana’s Las Vegas Jumps With Replays Right Here – He Did It!

It was pretty wild to watch. Travis Pastrana, decked out in identical leathers to his iconic hero Evel Knievel completed a series of three jumps in Las Vegas last night that were done as tributes to...

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STOLEN: Help Find This Racer’s Entire Setup…Car, Truck And Trailer All Disappeared!

We hate thieves with a passion we can’t properly express here due to our self-censorship. There is nothing that will rip the bottom out of your stomach faster than finding out that the gear you...

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Riding With Alex Taylor… Rocky Mountain Race Week Part Two!

Alex Taylor’s new series Riding With Alex Taylor is just the kind of thing we like to see from her. This chick is cool as hell for a lot of reasons, but seeing her tuning, driving, laughing,...

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Killer Historic Video: Dan Gurney’s 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda Trans Am Announcement

The 1970 season is seen by most to be the seminal year for the Trans-Am series. We found this kick ass video of American racing legend Dan Gurney’s press conference announcing that he’d...

Horsepower is the Universal Language: New Chapter of the Cafe Racers Starts in Tehran, Iran

While it’s no secret that international relations between the USA and Iran are not exactly chummy, we were tipped off to a story that proves horsepower is the international language. Pal of...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Walcott Truckers Jamboree

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been held every year since 1979. It is found on the grounds of the world’s largest truck stop located on interstate 80 in the bustling metropolis of Walcott,...

The Parting Shift: Hemi on Hemi F.A.S.T Drag Racing Violence

Joel Nystrom is a BangShift.com forum member operating under the name of HemiJoel. He’s also a racer in the F.A.S.T series that pits cars which appear to the stock on the surface against one...

It’s the Van Man!!!

Our pal Jon Clark is a freak. And we mean that in the best way possible. He’s a connoisseur of great BBQ, great hats, and cool rides and happens to hang out with the guys from Cherry Bomb quite...

Project Car Spotlight: A 538ci Cadillac Powered 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner

This could be the coolest, most well executed car ever constructed under a car port ever. BangShift.com forum member 53 Studillac purchased a 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner a few years back that...

Bitchin Roadtrip: Coast to Coast in a $1000 Beater

When our boy Chris (65longroof on the BangShift.com forums) told us about a killer website featuring cars for sale that are all under $1000, we were intrigued. Hell, we like cheap junk, just look at...

Event Coverage: The Spectre Performance 341 Challenge

The first ever Spectre 341 Challenge is in the books and the results surpassed anyone’s expectations. More than 24 cars ranging from exotics to muscle cars to a 1952 DeSoto made many trips up...

BangShift Tech: 700-R4 Transmission Rebuild Part One

Jeff Bradley, known as IndyShiftman on the BangShift.com forums owns and operated a transmission shop in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. He’s become our de-facto source for transmission info,...

Event Coverage: NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise

 Southern California residents are pretty lucky because they have tons on cruise nights and hot rod events to attend all year long. One of the must attend shows is the first Wednesday Twilight...

Great Read: In the Cockpits of The World’s Coolest Vehicles

Part of the whole driving experience is the physical setting that it is happening in. Sprawled across the bench seat of your boulevard bruiser or cinched down into a racing seat in a competition car,...

Ultimate Hot Rod: US-Built Scramjet Runs Mach 5 in Testing

Back on May 26, 2010 the X-51A WaveRider, an unmanned aerial vehicle (didn’t we used to called them planes?) ran for more than three minutes at full throttle, or five times the speed of sound...

Car Feature: Gary Harris’s Killer 1965 Ford Falcon

When we were prowling the pits at Beech Bend Raceway looking for feature cars during the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, one of the first cars we needed to find was this 1965 Ford Falcon owned...

Project Car Spotlight: An Odd-Ball Mopar Project That We Love

If you are a regular reader of BangShift.com you know that we really love dirty, hands-on projects. Bonus points are usually awarded if said project involves an off-beat, under loved, out of the norm...