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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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Abandoned Drag Strip History: Hot Rod Clubs and Tracks of Virginia

It seems like the awesome vintage drag racing photos and stories are pouring in from all over the place lately. Our latest find is from a web site that’s an online exhibition of the Blue Ridge...

Wreckin’ Rivalries Are Part of the NASCAR Scene

Personal rivalries in racing have been around since the dawn of the sport. NASCAR has a bunch of individual rivalries that, every once in a while, get ugly. That being said, local short track...

New Wrangling in the Jeremy Mayfield Case: Former Lawyer Seeks Almost 400K

Jeremy Mayfield’s former lawyer, Bill Diehl, has filed court paperwork seeking to recoup nearly $400,000 in unpaid legal fees. This must have been something Mayfield saw coming as he just held...

Craigslist Pick: Big Ass Motor with Big Ass Blower

We’ll admit right off the bat that this CraigsList motor for sale is not all that impressive of a horsepower maker. That sounds completely idiotic when we tell you that it makes 1,200...

Thanksgiving Day Tire Roast: Fire Burnout Video!

Mitch King is a name that should be familiar with any nitro-soaked drag racing fan. The man from Galveston, Texas, who owns a candy business, has a Fuel Altered, a couple of Top Fuel dragsters and a...

Thanksgiving Day Tire Roast: Insane Aussie Burnout with Unintentional Fire

Aussies seem to take their burnout contests seriously. We’ve shown you videos of guys rolling junk over, tires blowing to smithereens, and engines exploding during some of these competitions....

The Last Pontiac Rolls Off an American Assembly Line

Well, that’s the end of that. At 12:45 local time yesterday, the very last American-made Pontiac left an assembly line in Orion Township, Michigan. There was zero fanfare for the white, fleet...

1967 Mustang Falls to Third Place in the East African Safari Classic Rally

On the 24th we showed you the 1967 Mustang that was leading the 2009 East African Safari Classic, a rally event for cars 1974 and older. The news from yesterday (the 26th) is that the Mustang has had...

Video: An Incredible Save on the Sand Dunes

This one is oooold, but still entertaining. It appears to come from the Middle East. We know in Dubai they call stuff like this “dune bashing.” Over here we’d call it hill climbing....

The Mother Lode of Online Automotive Calculators

We were just trying to do some compression ratio math and came across the Wallace Racing site that has more car-related online calculators than we’ve ever seen in one place. Hell, we...

Abandoned Drag Strip History: Double H in Blue Ridge, Georgia, with Video

With today’s focus on nostalgia, it’s neat to see so many people starting to remember the drag strips of the past and digging out their historic photos and videos for all to see. It helps...

Roadside Find Guest Edition: Creepy Backwoods Lincoln Limo

Our pal Dave Wallace sent us an e-mail with the following photos attached. He shot them back in 2007 outside of York, Pennsylvania. This limo could be the longest one we have ever seen. It is without...

Carnage Video: Terrible Drag Racing Crash, Camaro Head-On Into the Wall

Kyle Loftis from 1320Video.com is a BangShift member, and he goes to all kinds of drag events to get galleries and videos for his site. The dude has been around so it’s real when he says,...

Video: Behind the Scenes at Hot Rod Drag Week with Jay Brown and his Amazing Fords

BangShift member Hemi Joel (Nystrum) may be a Mopar guy, but he’s also the frequent passenger in Jay Brown’s wild, class-winning, FE-powered Fords during the Hot Rod Drag Week races. Joel...