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LIVE Bracket Racing: The SPARCO Fall Fling’s Final Day Of Racing LIVE Starts Right Here

The Fling Bracket Racing Series has come to be known as the top big money bracket racing series in the country. With races like the Spring Fling Million, and next year’s $500k Fall Fling in...

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Funny Car Chaos Photo Coverage: Singleton & Jackson Conquer Funny Car Chaos Season Finale in Texas

(Words by Chris Graves. Photos by Wes Ramsey, Steve Scott, Russell Brown, Paul Fields, Steven & Dallas Wilson, Ken Bennett, Jason Bryant) The fourth and final event of the 2018 Funny Car Chaos...

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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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Gary Densham Heads To Australia in Nostalgia Nitro Flopper

Gary Densham, a stalwart on the NHRA Funny Car trail, has, after several years of struggling hunting for cash to run the NHRA tour, taken to racing his nostalgia Camaro Funny Car. He’s sending...

Was This The Coolest Dirt Track Race Ever?

We have to thank BangShift.com forum member Mr4Speed for the tip on this item about an amazing dirt track race that took place back in 1959 at Langhorne Speedway in Pennsylvania. The item was posted...

Motor City Motors Debuts at 10:00 PM Tonight on Discovery

Motor City Motors, a new show brought to you by the same people who did Monster Garage, debuts at 10:00 pm on the Discovery Channel tonight. The show is set in Detroit and will highlight the talent...

Cool Trucks! The Vehicles of the Poles

The Polar ice caps are awful places to spend time. Not that we’ve actually done it, but since we managed to pass fifth grade geography (on the third try no less) we know that the weather is...

IHRA Brings Back Top Sportsman and Top Dragster Quick 8s at National Events

For those of you not up to speed with the drag racing classes known as Top Dragster and Top Sportsman, they are the quickest and fastest Sportsman classes in the world. They are unique in the fact...

eBay Pick: Crazy 1962 Pontiac Catalina That Never Was

A bubble-top 1962 Catalina is a damn cool car on its own. One packing a developmental all-aluminum 389 engine that was one of 14 built for Mickey Thompson is freaking sublime. This car is not a clone...

Monday Time Killer: The Amazing Hand Made Aluminum Models of Young C. Park

We had never heard of the internet craftsmanship museum until we were tipped off about an amazing page on the site by BangShift.com forum member Joes66Fury2. He urged us to look at the page...

Vote for BangShift.com in the Best of 2009 Poll at CompetitionPlus.com!

We at BangShift.com were surprised and honored to discover that we made the list for the annual Best Of poll at CompetitionPlus.com, one of the oldest web sites serving the drag racing community....

Santa Please: A 598ci, 900hp, Pump Gas Big Block Chevy

Hey Santa, thanks in advance for all the awesome stuff. Listen, we got to thinking about the ramp truck and that 350 in there isn’t going to cut the mustard. We’ll put it to you like...

More Great Vintage Drag Photos from Phil Burgess at National Dragster

Phil Burgess, editor of National Dragster, keeps catching our attention with his online Dragster Insider column that recently has been featuring a lot of vintage photos of the drag racing era we all...

Santa Please: Killer 1979 Chevy Ramp Truck

Santa, dude, we’ve got just one more request. We’re going to thank you in advance for the two race cars, but man, we really need something to move them around with. The good news is that...

Hilarious Christmas Wish List for Big-Name Racers

Terry Blount over at ESPN.com wrote up a Christmas wish list for a number of big-name racers from the worlds of NHRA, NASCAR, and F1 racing. Some are pot shots, others are hilarious observations, and...

Horror Show: Audi R8 Skewered By Guardrail, Driver Loses Legs

Armco guardrails scare the crap out of us. They were used at drag strips for years and caused the unnecessary injury of many drivers and unnecessary destruction of many race cars. Armco-style steel...

Santa Please: A Road Racing VW Rabbit

Hate VWs? Oh well, this is our wish list. Santa, I know we just demanded you bring us that killer Camaro Funny Car an hour ago, but we’re not done yet. We need something that can turn and stop...