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The PSCA Heads Up Hootenanny Is LIVE From Gateway Motorsports Park Starting Friday!

We’ve got another great weekend of LIVE drag racing coming this weekend at the PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, presented by Extreme Brand Products. The Mid-West Pro Mod Series, including Mid-West...

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Pirelli World Challenge Action Photo Coverage From Virginia International Raceway

(Photos by David Whealon) – Want to know how much of a mad man David Whealon is? On the same weekend the dude was shooting photos at zMax Dragway for the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals and then hauling...

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Incredible Sequence: Mark Rebilas Captured The Entire Steve Collier Blow Over In Stunning Detail

There’s something to be said about developing a reputation, especially if it is a positive one. Mark Rebilas has certainly done that over his career as a sports photographer. While drag racing...

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Blow Over Video! Watch A/Fuel Racer Steve Collier Suffer The First Blow Over In 11 Years At An NHRA National Event

There were certain truths I held to be self evident when I started traveling on the NHRA Mello Yello national event tour. One of them was that I would never see a blow over when I was calling a race....

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A Mighty Fine Retirement For The Bus: This 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS Ex-Stock Car Is Now Roaming The Streets!

From stem to stern, there is no denying that this Chevelle has led one hell of a hard life. Virtually every last body panel shows some kind of wear and tear. The old paint flakes, as does some of the...

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This Is One Special 1967 Chevelle Project, And You Will Marvel At Some Of The Details

(Words and Photos by Steve Chryssos/Ridetech) This is a special project for a couple of reasons, the most important being that it will belong to Ridetech Owner Sharon Voelkel. We’re all...

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Jan Gabriel, Pioneering Drag Radio Ad Voice and Racing Announcer Passes at Age 69

Jan Gabriel, the original voice of Ben Christ’s historic “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!” drag strip radio ads and a successful television producer, has died at age 69. This marks the...

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Speedzzter Says: Why Do Automotive Engineers Hate Us?

Maybe you’ve been there. The in-tank fuel pump on some aging EFI car has quit. You’re in the shop lying on the frigid concrete. The cheap plastic siphon pump you bought to drain the...

Tim Allen’s Moal Roadster is up for Grabs on eBay

In the past week we showed you Boyd Coddington’s last custom rod for sale on eBay. Now here is a super high-dollar rod for sale from the collection of Tim Allen, best known for his role on Home...

Event Gallery: New Years Bracket Bash in Fontana California

While most of the country was embroiled in one of the most widespread cold spells in history, the greater Los Angeles area was enjoying temps in the mid 70s on New Years. And if that wasn’t...

Photo Tour: The Petersen Automotive Museum

A few days ago, we brought you a photo tour of the Justice Bros. Racing Museum in Duarte, California, as an introduction to stuff you can do when you are a gearhead visiting the Los Angeles area. Now...

Government Funding Engine Projects, Yunick’s Hot Vapor Engine Seems To Be Among Them

Apparently while sweeping under the rug, the US Government located $187 million dollars and decided to dole it out in the form of grants to companies that build engines. The money is to be used for...

Aussie Spec Ford Falcon is Dead According to Ford’s President Mulally

The Ford Falcon, long a staple of high-performance motoring in Australia, will not be produced in the current form much longer according to Ford boss Alan Mulally. Citing Ford’s new “One...

The Story of a Chevelle and A Demolished Dealership

We ran into a bittersweet story on SouthtownStar.com about an Illinois man who owns a 1967 Chevelle that he bought brand new from the now demolished Sunrise Chevrolet located in Midlothian, Illinois....

Only One Dodge Team Left In NASCAR for 2010

It has come to this for Dodge in NASCAR. Roger Penske’s team will be the only one left running a car with a Dodge logo and headlight stickers on it for 2010. It is a far cry from the triumphant...

Racing Junk Pick: A 1977 Holden WTF-amino

We love looking at stuff on RacingJunk.com because you don’t normally need to weed through a bunch of crap to see cool iron. Case in point is this thing, a 1977 Holden HX ‘ute that is...

Caption Contest: Cardboard and Aluminum Foil Bling Bling

It’s that time again, friends. Time for the BangShift.com caption contest, where you write the caption for a chance to win the admiration and laughs from both of the readers who will be...

Bob Toia, Founder of Gratiot Auto Supply, Dies At Age 95

Bob Toia, the founder and longtime operator of Gratiot Auto Supply, a former giant in the world of aftermarket parts sales, has died at the age of 95. There are few companies in the performance that...

Photo Gallery: Long Beach Swap Meet, January 10, 2010

The Long Beach Swap Meet is a great local hangout in Southern California, and it was about 70 degrees here last Sunday, so while many of you were freezing your gonads off, we were cruising the deals....

Photo Tour: Justice Bros. Racing Museum in Duarte, California

Lots of guys ask us what kinds of car guy stuff they should do when they are in Southern California for work or vacation, so BangShift.com decided to start bringing you some of the best gearhead...