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STREET CAR SUPER NATIONALS LIVE CONTINUES TODAY! WATCH ALL THE RACING ACTION RIGHT HERE!

It’s dangerously close to the end of racing season, and that means everyone that is anyone is at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 14th Annual Nitrous Outlet Street Car Super...

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Car Feature: Mopar Verde – Chuck Stubeck’s SS/FA 1969 Road Runner Is A Flying Behemoth

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If you enjoy things that are good, Chuck Stubeck’s awesome 1969 Plymouth Road Runner NHRA super stock car is something you’ll fall in love with instantly....

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2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Photos: Sportsman Action From Hardcore Thursday At Pomona

(Photos by Wes Allison) – It is the beginning of the end of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season with the kick off of the 2018 NHRA Auto Club World finals at Auto Club Raceway in...

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HOLIDAZE18: SAVE $400 On A Classic Dash And AutoMeter Gauges For Your Muscle Car, Truck, Classic, And More!

It’s that time of year! Savings are in the air and the holiday spirit is among us! Classic Dash, your only source for ultra high quality dash inserts and gauges, is pleased to bring you...

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BangShift Test Drive: The 2019 Mustang GT Convertible Continues The 50+ Year Tradition of Fun

(Photos by Dave Nutting) –  Yawn you say, scroll on by. A drop top, automatic Mustang. Boring. While this adult version of the Mustang perhaps lacks the wanton fury of the 8,000 RPM GT350R, it...

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2018 RockFab Car Show Photo Coverage: Killer Cars At A First Time Show In Virginia

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – This was the last car show of the year for the Roanoke, VA area and I almost missed it, probably because it’s new. First weekend of  November, the...

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Project Car Spotlight: A Clean 1967 Camaro Goes From Mild to Wild With Blown LS Power

BangShift member c6matt may have set the speed standard for documenting the build of his killer 1967 Camaro. Within the span of a few hours after joining up he had the whole life story of his Camaro...

Book Review: Chevy Powered Drag Racing by Lou Hart

Lou Hart is on a hot streak. We were enthralled with his Pro Stock history book, which we reviewed last week, and here we find ourselves heaping praise on another title, his ode to Chevy power....

Racing Junk Find: The Wildest Jeep in the West

Man, we have to find a way to hit the sand dunes some day. Why? Because bat poop crazy stuff like this Jeep packing a 600ci big blog is there. This baby must be able to throw sand grains into low...

Video: A Bitchin’ 1961 International Dump Truck Commercial

When we watched this old International truck commercial from 1961 it made us kind of sad. Why? Mainly because we live in a world where we’ll never see another ad for a “personal”...

eBay Find: A Very Old, Very Cool, Scotty Fenn Built Slingshot Dragster

There are lots of old dragsters out there for sale, but few have the cool factor this one has. Based around an original Chassis Research K-88 chassis, the car was built in 1958 and has a worked over...

Bitchin’ Vintage Drag Videos: Early 1960s Altereds, Gassers, and Twin Engine Top Gas Dragsters

These killer home movies come from one of our favorite eras in drag racing history, the early 1960s. It was here that the gas classes really started to come into their own, leading to the epic...

Craigslist Find: A 1940s Sears/Allstate One Wheel Trailer

When Chad sent this link to a CraigsList ad featuring a very old Sears/Allstate one-wheel trailer we were interested because we never knew the little guys existed before. Sold through Sears stores...

BangShift World Exclusive: Video of Captain Jack McClure Running his 200mph Rocket Go Kart!

We received this video from Captain Jack McClure last week and are finally getting it up for the world to see today. This is a special deal because to our knowledge, no one else has made any Captain...

Caption This Photo: Garage Fun!

There are photos that really sum up what gearhead fun is, and this is one of those photos. Horsing around in the shop with your buddies is one of truly good parts of being a BangShifter, especially...

TV Personality Dennis Gage Suffers House Fire

Television personality, and host Dennis Gage has suffered a horrible house fire that completely gutted his Indiana home. Gage’s family is all safe and sound, as is his collection of classic...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Goldenchild Nationals Snowmobile Ice Drag Race

We had no idea what to expect when we headed north with two of our photographer buddies to cover the 2010 Goldenchild Nationals, an eighth-mile snowmobile drag race held on a frozen lake in Vermont....

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Snow Wheelin’ Fail

With snow-mageddon closing in on our eastern offices, I’ve decided to dredge up some snow filled blog items from the past on this Sunday (partially because there may be no power at eastern HQ...

Merry Christmas from BangShift.com

Chad and I, along with our families would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas. We hope that your day incorporates any of the elements that make this a great holiday. From the people,...

A Visit From St. Garlits

Back in 2005 I adapted the famous poem, “A Visit From St. Nicholas” by Clement Clark Moore into the drag race themed “A Visit From St. Garlits”. The adaptation was a pretty...