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Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

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SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Sunday Photos From The Starting Line And The Pits

(Photos by the author) – It is an interesting year here at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018. For starters all of the woe-stricken people who claimed that we’d never have good salt to race...

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Danny Does It: Danny Thompson Sets New Speed Mark At 448.757 MPH Cementing Family Legacy Of Speed

(Photo credit: Danny Thompson social media) – It was an incredible day of competition on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Sunday as speed marks fell left and right and one of the most significant...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Scenes From The Salt On A Friday Full Of Anticipation

(Photos by the author) – It’s here! SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018 has begun. We were on the salt yesterday to check out the pits and see what we could see as racers were setting up,...

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This 9-Second Bench Seat Equipped 1966 Impala Is Just One Of The Cool Things From Street Car Takeover Spokane

When I saw this amazingly clean and sexy 1966 Impala, that runs 9s, has a bench seat, and weighs close to 4300 lbs, it made my heart skip a beat. After all, our own 1966 Chevy is one bigun as well...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Alphabet Soup – What Do All Those Class Designation Letters Mean, Anyway?!

(Editor’s note: Starting this coming weekend, BangShift’s coverage of SpeedWeek 2018 will commence! As we are always gathering new readers we run this story about how to decipher...

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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)...

Historic Drag Video: A Trifecta of Great Footage From Green Valley Raceway

Green Valley Raceway was located in Smithfield, Texas, and operated from 1960-1986. The track was owned and operated by Bill Hielscher, the drag racer that most knew as “Mr. Bardahl” as...

eBay Find: A 1970 C-10 With 80 Original Miles

This simply has to be the lowest original mileage 1970 Chevy C-10 on the planet. Pulled out of a barn in Kansas, the seller came to own it after getting it from the estate of a man who passed away....

Craigslist Find: No Speed Racer Nooooooooooooo

Do you like acid? Do you like Corvettes? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, than we have a deal for you! For nearly thirty thousand of your hard earned dollars, you could be driving off...

Event Coverage: Mooneyes Christmas Show in July

It’s not often that Christmas comes in July, but in 2010 that is exactly what happened. The reason is because the Mooneyes Christmas Show 2009 got rained out like a mother. So, Mooneyes decided...

Video: Hot Rod Magazine Hacks a Vette…And We Get to Help!

It’s not often that a story comes along in a magazine or online that really touches people. But when Hot Rod decided to tear up a perfectly good Cadillac, in the February 1987 issue of Hot Rod...