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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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MSD Rolls Out New Advanced Power System Starters

The guys at MSD have had their thinking caps on again. Their popular line of APS starters just got better with the addition of more cranking power, and the addition of new bearings to further beef up...

Interview Video: Bobby Lagana, BangShift Top Fuel Hero

Chances are, if you’re a BangShift reader, you know Bobby Lagana and the multi-generational nitro racing Lagana family. One of the most compelling racing teams running Top Fuel today, they...

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Interview Video: Johnny Gray talks about swapping Pro Stock for Nitro Funny Car

Johnny Gray may be the happiest man in America these days. Having just sold his petroleum and natural gas business for more money than some countries are worth, and changed professional NHRA classes...

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Interview Video: We Talk to Spencer Massey About Coming Back to the NHRA and Racing with DSR

Spencer Massey is back amongst the ranks of drag racing’s elite, driving the Fram/Prestone Top Fuel Dragster for Don Schumacher Racing. DSR’s pulling of the well loved Cory McClenathan at...

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News: Woman Loses Arm in Towing Accident Caused by Glaring Stupidity

Junking your crappy old mini-van is a good idea. Towing that van to the junkyard is a fine thought as well. Doing so with a rope tied around the windshield of the van while you and your friend ride...

Caption This Photo: Hot Shot

By now you’ve surely checked out our huge gallery from the Mardi Gras Nitro Jam, shot by our own Charles Wickam. One photo not in that gallery is shown below. It captures the position Charles...

eBay Find: A 1958 Edsel Stock Car

This vintage stock car stuff seems to be really catching on! Yesterday we ran an ad for a killer 1957 Plymouth and today, thanks to a tipster, we’re hitting you in the noggin with an...

BangShift Destination: The Northeast Classic Car Museum

We’ve been on a museum kick lately, and so have fellow BangShifters. Jeremy George, a BangShift forum member recently visited the Northeast Classic Car Museum in Norwich, NY and sent us a note...

BangShift Poll: Which BangShifty Weekend Assignment Would You Choose?

Well, this weekend Chad and I are headed in distinctively different directions, both both are pretty BangShifty. Chad will be plying the announcing trade at the NHRA Winternationals, held in Pomona,...

Video: Catching Up With the Coolest Dude in Top Fuel, Antron Brown

With a fourth place finish in the Top Fuel category last season Antron Brown enters 2011 with some momentum behind him. Antron, since making the switch from Pro Stock Motorcycle to Top Fuel in 2008...

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Video: Bob Tasca III Chats About Fords, Funnies, and Family History

BangShift is lucky to have a great relationship with the Tasca family. We’ve been given sneak peeks at their race cars, tours of their awesome Shelby Mod Shop and some juicy inside information...

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Video: Talking With Fast Jack Beckman About Floppers, Sponsors, and the 2011 NHRA Season

“Fast” Jack Beckman is one of the most talented and colorful drivers on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing circuit. We managed to catch up with him during some quiet time at the 2011 PRO...

Bitchin Build: Raybestos Brakes 1964 Pontiac GTO-R Project

The most famous road racing Pontiac in the world of BangShift is definitely the infamous “Grey Ghost” Tempest of Herb Adams and his group of rogue Pontiac engineers. Those guys terrorized...

Awesome Craigslist Find: A 1957 Plymouth Vintage Stock Car

How bad ass is this thing?! Sporting a 1957 Plymouth body on a Chevelle frame of unknown vintage and a small block Chevy engine, this awesome mongrel is ready to go vintage fender bangin’ like...