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Hot Take: Kye Kelly Selling All Of His Stuff And John Gaydosh’s Departure From NHRA Pro Stock Are Ironically Linked

(Submitted by Frank Welsh) – Editor’s note: Reader Frank Welsh sent us this well crafted editorial with a look at the recent announcement that Kye Kelly is selling all of his stuff and...

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Video: How Stevie Fast Jackson Won The 2018 NHRA US Nationals – An Amazingly Improbable Victory

It was ugly. It was worse than ugly. This was embarrassing. Stevie Fast Jackson was cruising toward his third DNQ in a row as part of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series. This was after building...

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2018 PDRA Drag Wars Coverage: GALOT Motorsports Park Was Packed With The Fastest Doorslammers On Earth

(Photos by David Whealon) – The 2018 PDRA Drag Wars event is in the books and we have some fantastic photo coverage from the race to dazzle you with today. David Whealon was at GALOT...

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C10s in The Park Coverage: Over 850 Trucks Packed The Park In Texas – Photos Here

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We love the stories of events that started as small gatherings and have exploded into massive, nationally known shin-digs. Such is the case with the Brothers...

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This Diesel Is Amazing! This Might Be One Of Most Evil Diesel Drag Racers We’ve Ever Seen.

The guys at 1320 Video are amazing at catching all the fun stuff that goes down the dragstrip, but this one is a little bit unique compared to their norm. This crazy Wagler Duramax powered truck runs...

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Holley’s LSFest 2018 In Bowling Green Has Been Awesome! Here Are Recap Videos From Day 1 And 2

God and Mother Nature love LS engines, and Holley’s LSFest in particular, because both Friday and Saturday were supposed to be plagued with rain and ended up being great days to be at the...

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Historic Dave Strickler Old Reliable Camaro on eBay

When the book of awesome Camaros is written (and it will be thick) this particular car will be ranked among the best ever. Expertly driven by Dave Strickler and wrenched on by Bill Jenkins, it was a...

Killer Vintage Drag Video: Original Footage of Classic Wheel-Standers In Action

Confession time. We freaking love wheel-standers. Many hardcore drag race guys like to talk smack about jet cars and wheel-standers as being circus acts or somehow inferior to “real” race...

Five Women Will Try to Qualify for the 2010 Indy 500

There will be five women racing drivers among the scads of hopefuls, trying to fight their way into the 2010 Indy 500 starting grid. Danica Patrick is the clear headliner, she being the highest...

Killer Drag Video: Tommy Ivo Gives a Tour of the Four-Engine Showboat Dragster

Tommy Ivo’s four-engine Showboat dragster remains one of the most audacious and incredible pieces of machinery to ever assault the drag strip. At first glance it seems about as complex as a...

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Craigslist Find: Goliath’s Long Lost Ford Brother

As our in house Project Goliath gains popularity and infamy across the web, we’re getting more and more stuff sent to us regarding old medium and heavy duty trucks. Purchasing this totally...

Project Goliath Update: We Sort of Rebuilt the 292ci Six, It Runs

We know that the coil is mounted wrong, the spark plugs are only in hand tight, and the vacuum lines are routed like some sort of Chinese maze, but Goliath lives once again! Our big 1966 Chevy C50...

Epically Awesome Video: Firing Up a Twin Engine Nitro Harley In the Driveway

We’ve found a new personal gearhead hero. Whoever this guy is, he rules. Anyone who can claim ownership of a twin-engine, Harley-powered nitro bike is already walking among titans, but to have...

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Firebird Raceway is Resurfacing Its Track to the Tune of $200K

After suffering from a problem filled early season that culminated with an NHRA national event that one drag racing journalist dubbed, “The Disaster Nationals,” Firebird International...

Awesome Historic Drag Video: Tommy Ivo, Norm Weekly, and One Bad Ass Bucket

It’s a rare video that manages to tell the personal story of someone you’ve never met and keep you riveted to the screen. We caught wind of this piece of YouTube awesomeness through a tip...

Hot Selling Camaro Makes for Good Times at GM Oshawa, Ontario, Plant

Employees at GM’s Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant have good reason to be happy. Because of the new Camaro and a couple of other strong selling models, they have the one thing that auto industry...

The Greatest $250.00 Craigslist Find Ever

While it may seem that we’re all work and no play here at BangShift.com, we entertain ourselves just like every other greasy gearhead out there. We troll for deals all over the place and...

AutoTrader Classics Find: A 1990 Lamborghini LM002

With only 301 examples produced over a seven year run, you may have never seen a Lamborghini LM002 SUV before. The good news is that once you lay eyes on one, even concentrated acid won’t wash...

Crazy Pulling Video: A Big Old GMC With the Front End Four Feet In the Air

This is a pulling event we have to try! It takes place on asphalt and is completely basic in nature. There’s a sled with concrete blocks chained to a truck and the truck’s job is to drag...

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RacingJunk Find: A ’56 Pontiac Chieftain Drag Car

After seeing all that cool stuff at the Hunnert Car Shootout, we decided to go looking for an awesome, old school racer for ourselves. We piled through all sorts of ’55 through ’57...