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Watch Andrew Alepa’s Radial vs The World Corvette Make More Than 5,200hp On The Hub Dyno!

It’s really hard to explain to someone how incredible Radial vs the World drag racing is until they see it. No, these cars do not have the raw insanity that nitro cars do, but they perform in...

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Old School Drag Action Photos: Action Images From The Little River Dragway Vintage Drags!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When it comes to cool drag strips, Little River Dragway in Texas is near the top. Operating since 1957, this place is a time warp to a no-frills era where the main...

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The Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

This is the 23rd year of The Million, one of the richest purse events in the history of drag racing, and everybody that is anybody is on site trying to take home the big bucks at this 4 day...

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2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

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Drag Race Action Gallery: 2018 End Of Season Nostalgia Throwdown At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The end of the season has become a nostalgia tradition at Elk Creek Dragway’s last race of the year allowing only older cars to participate....

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Oddly Fun Gallery: The Motorama Auto Museum Is One Of The Strangest In America – Check Out Our Photos!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I headed up to nothern Wisconsin for a three day weekend, the land of fish frys, supper clubs and brandy old fashioned cocktails. In the hotel lobby was a...

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Auto Trader Classics Event Coverage: Minnesota’s Back to the ’50s Car Show

A few years back we attended the Car Craft Summernationals at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. That was an epic event but everyone kept telling us about the “Back to the ’50s” show....

Hydrocar Video: On Land and in the Water for the First Time

Here’s some video of Rick Dobbertin’s Hydrocar both on the land and running around in the water. Seeing it in action is pretty cool and we really think this car could have been/should...

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Bizarro eBay Find: Rick Dobbertin’s Hydrocar is For Sale

Rick Dobbertin, the man behind some of the wildest automotive creations of the last 30 years is selling his swan song, the Hydrocar on eBay for $595,000. This amphibious hot rod weighs in a 8500lbs,...

Killer Historic Video: Dan Gurney’s 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda Trans Am Announcement

The 1970 season is seen by most to be the seminal year for the Trans-Am series. We found this kick ass video of American racing legend Dan Gurney’s press conference announcing that he’d...

Horsepower is the Universal Language: New Chapter of the Cafe Racers Starts in Tehran, Iran

While it’s no secret that international relations between the USA and Iran are not exactly chummy, we were tipped off to a story that proves horsepower is the international language. Pal of...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Walcott Truckers Jamboree

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been held every year since 1979. It is found on the grounds of the world’s largest truck stop located on interstate 80 in the bustling metropolis of Walcott,...

The Parting Shift: Hemi on Hemi F.A.S.T Drag Racing Violence

Joel Nystrom is a BangShift.com forum member operating under the name of HemiJoel. He’s also a racer in the F.A.S.T series that pits cars which appear to the stock on the surface against one...

It’s the Van Man!!!

Our pal Jon Clark is a freak. And we mean that in the best way possible. He’s a connoisseur of great BBQ, great hats, and cool rides and happens to hang out with the guys from Cherry Bomb quite...

Project Car Spotlight: A 538ci Cadillac Powered 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner

This could be the coolest, most well executed car ever constructed under a car port ever. BangShift.com forum member 53 Studillac purchased a 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner a few years back that...

Bitchin Roadtrip: Coast to Coast in a $1000 Beater

When our boy Chris (65longroof on the BangShift.com forums) told us about a killer website featuring cars for sale that are all under $1000, we were intrigued. Hell, we like cheap junk, just look at...

Event Coverage: The Spectre Performance 341 Challenge

The first ever Spectre 341 Challenge is in the books and the results surpassed anyone’s expectations. More than 24 cars ranging from exotics to muscle cars to a 1952 DeSoto made many trips up...

BangShift Tech: 700-R4 Transmission Rebuild Part One

Jeff Bradley, known as IndyShiftman on the BangShift.com forums owns and operated a transmission shop in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. He’s become our de-facto source for transmission info,...

Event Coverage: NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise

 Southern California residents are pretty lucky because they have tons on cruise nights and hot rod events to attend all year long. One of the must attend shows is the first Wednesday Twilight...

Great Read: In the Cockpits of The World’s Coolest Vehicles

Part of the whole driving experience is the physical setting that it is happening in. Sprawled across the bench seat of your boulevard bruiser or cinched down into a racing seat in a competition car,...