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Photo Coverage: JJ Da Boss Arm Drop Drags At Cottonwood Dragway – An Alabama Night, A Full Track, And Wild Action

(Photos by James Champion) –  We’re back with more great photos from the recent visit that JJ Da Boss and his band of merry men (and women) made to Cottonwood Dragway in Alabama. It was...

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BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody – 485hp, Fender Flares, Tire Smoke, and True Muscle Car Spirit

(Photos by Dave Nutting – Words by Lohnes, Sestito, Nutting) – For a guy who does not own a Challenger, I spend inordinate amounts of time in them. Between spending a week with...

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The Bloodhound SSC Project Is Dead: Broke and With No Hope Of Funding, Car Is Being Dismantled, Parts Sold

The most ambitious land speed record project in history is dead. The Bloodhound SSC project, a near decade long undertaking to design, engineer, and build the first car capable of going 1,000mph has...

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PRI 2018 Is In Full Swing And Here Is Our First Gallery Of Photos: Race Parts And Race Car Nirvana!

It’s December in Indianapolis and that means the PRI Show is in full swing downtown! The Performance Racing Industry Show is mecca for race car guys as every racing parts company is on hand...

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The Final Pomona Swap Meet Of 2018 Was Awesome, And We’ve Got Tons Of Photos Of Parts And Cars To Prove It

We don’t need to tell you just how iconic the Pomona Swap Meet is, because everyone knows it is one of THE places to go for any car guy. Parts, cars, beer, bbq and awesome people make this a...

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OUSCI 2018 Photos: The Ultimate Street Car Invitational Delivers!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series runs throughout the year, with competitors putting their cars through their paces in order to win class at an event and...

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AutoTrader Classics Find: A V6 Powered 1948 Austin A40 Sedan

The Austin is kind of a forgotten sister when it comes to the gasser era. Willys, Thames, and Anglias get most of the love in old photos, and vintage video. While a rare sight back in the...

Caption This Photo: A Buick That’s Had Some Eye Surgery

When we saw this photo, originally posted by BangShift.com forum member Smack, we had to share it with the world. According to Smack, this car was sitting at a center where driver’s license...

Dyno Video: Tuning a BangShifter’s Kick Ass Road Racer on the Rollers

BangShift.com member Bob Holmes, along with his teammates competes in the NASA American Iron road racing series. The team competes with a Mustang, but not in the configuration you’d expect....

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11 Low Points in the History of Automotive Design and Engineering

(Editor’s Note: Matt Cramer is one of the super smart dudes over at DIY AutoTune.com, the fine people who brought the world the MegaSquirt EFI system. He’s a tech support guy over there...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Nantasket Beach Car Show

The 2010 Nantasket Beach car show was held last weekend and we were looking forward to checking it out because seeing 600-700 cool cars parked along the beach in Spring is about as good as it gets....

Event Coverage: Power Tour 2010 Day 5…Rain, heat, and broken junk…

Hot Rod Magazine’s Power Tour Day 5 was up and down to say the least. Again, thousands of hot rods lined the grounds of the show, this time at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga...

Tune In to Match Race Action Live From New England Dragway!

Got nothing to do on a Saturday? Stuck at home? Needing to hear some NITRO? We’ve got the perfect solution! You can tune into the live streaming broadcast of the annual New England Dragway...

Guerilla Power Tour Coverage: Photos from Honest Charlie’s, Coker, and Night Cruising

Mike Cosky was burning up the keys and camera in his phone sending us great Power Tour photos from Honest Charlie’s/Coker Tire, and other shots from the road, and evening cruising. We’re...

Guerilla Power Tour Coverage: Rain, Heat, Traffic and that (expletive) GPS

BangShifter Mike Cosky cruised his bad ass Buick convertible on the back end of the 2010 Power Tour and sent us a cool dispatch from the road. Ok, cool being a bad word because of the pavement...

Guerilla Power Tour Coverage: Cherry Bomb Guys Finally Defeat Their Own Truck

Matt Graves and Jon Clark finally managed to defeat the Cherry Bomber Dodge truck, They finished the 2010 Power Tour in grand style after replacing yet another failed wheel bearing. This time the...

eBay Find: A 1973 Super Duty 455 Trans Am

We’re going a little self-indulgent with this eBay find. Hovering near the top of our dream car list is a 1973 SD455 Trans Am. Why? It was the second to last cannon shot (there was a SD455...

Henry Ford Museum Plans $15-Million Dollar Racing Exhibit

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan has begun fundraising for an ambitious exhibit that they are calling “Racing in America”. When completed, the exhibit will measure more than...

Killer 1960’s Vintage Drag Racing Video: Stockers, Gassers, and Slammers at ETown

This could be the coolest old drag racing video we have ever seen. Why? Oh, there are about a hundred reasons. Firstly, it was shot by Rick Moroso’s mom at Englishtown sometime in the 1960s....

Car Show Photos: A Party at Jack Roush’s House

Jack Roush is one of the most influential men in modern American auto racing. He’s a totally cool guy as well who like flying vintage war planes and over seeing everything from his NASCAR...