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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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Dyno Video: A 360ci Sprint Car Running Full Tilt on the Rollers

Gaerte Racing Engines is one of the premier Sprint Car engine builders in the country, and this totally bitchin’ video of the guys at Gaerte running a 360ci Sprinter on the rollers to check the...

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Suspended NASCAR Driver Jeremy Mayfield’s Ex-Brother In Law Suspended From NASCAR For Drugs

NASCAR’s drug policy has nabbed two more offenders and one of them is Jeremy Mayfield’s ex-brother in law, William Keith. The the other suspended crewman is Matthew Huffstetler, who works...

Awesome Video: Huge Trucks Flying Through the Air At Crazy Mud Bogging Event

We think we know about all types of racing and wild motorsports events, but on a pretty regular basis we’re slapped with something incredible we’ve never seen before. This video of the...

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Highway Deaths Hit Lowest Level Since 1954

Yay for us! Highway death in the US dropped for the 15th straight quarter to the lowest levels seen since 1954. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributes the drop to lots of...

Holy Freakin’ Torque: GM Releases 2011 Duramax Diesel V8 Specs

Most likely as a move to steal some thunder from the upcoming Ford “Scorpion” diesel, GM dropped the goods on what kind of snot its 6.6L Duramax will be making in 2011. How about 397 hp...

RacingJunk Find: All-New Boss 429 Crate Engines

The Boss 429 is a legendary powerplant from the epic muscle car era. Some would argue that in street trim, the engine left a lot on the table, but its massive ports and hemispherical combustion...

Carnage Video: Car Flips and Burns at 24 Hours of Lemons

By now most of you have heard of 24 Hours of Lemons, the road-race enduro series with gag cars that supposedly cost less than $500 to build, safety equipment aside. Seems it’s a good thing that...

Hilarious Video: Trucks Climbing Each Other

We’ve seen magazine covers and other other static photos of massive trucks perched up on another truck’s tire, we’ve just never seen it done in moving pictures. We’re hoping...

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Hot Rod Magazine 2010 Drag Week Tracks, Dates, and Rules Announced

Hot Rod Magazine has announced the 2010 dates, tracks, and rules for Drag Week presented by Gear Vendors Under/Overdrive. The fun kicks off on Monday, September 13, 2010 and rages all through the...

Carnage Video: A Tractor Puller Crashes Through the End of the Course

Last week we showed you video of a pulling truck losing its entire rear axle assembly at the end of a pull. Today we’re showing you what happens when the pulling sled itself fails and causes a...

Event Coverage: Sunday at the 2010 Goodguys Scottsdale Spring Nationals

It’s been a perfect weekend here in Scottsdale, Arizona, at Westworld where BangShift.com’s third day at the 2010 Goodguys Spring Nationals delivered even more cool cars. As promised we...

Great Plate: His Maserati….

We’ve got to thank intrepid BangShift.com reader Paul Layfayette for sending us this photo that he shot on his commute to work last week. We can’t recommend snapping photos at 80 mph on...

eBay Find: Kooky Kustom 1961 Corvair

Talk about bizarro world! This 1961 Corvair was put through the full kustom treatment in the late 1960s or early 1970s and then stored. It’s a time capsule to a world we’re not sure we...

Event Coverage: Saturday at the 2010 Goodguys Scottsdale Spring Nationals

It’s been a perfect day here in Scottsdale, Arizona, at Westworld for BangShift.com’s second day at the 2010 Goodguys Spring Nationals. As promised when we gave you a photo gallery from...