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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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1960s and 70s Vintage Drag Racing Action – Incredible Film! Little Red Wagon Wreck, All Kinds of Cars, Just Awesome

Few videos featuring vintage drag racing action from the 1960s and 1970s can come within a country mile of being close to how bad ass this one is. A friend tipped us off to the recently uploaded...

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Trail Braking: The Guys From Team O’Neil Rally School Show Us How, And It’s Fun!

I like trail braking. It is my natural tendency, and has been since I first started running fast on mountain roads growing up. I never knew what trail braking was until I went to Bob...

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Winner! Highest Volume of Bolt-On Accessories on a Jeep

It’s probably best to let the pictures do the talking here. If you find yourself unable to resist, you can actually own this Jeep Wrangler for $6,500. That’s got to be a deal. You...

2009 Bonneville World Finals Results Are In

We really wanted to be at Bonneville on October 8-11 for the World Finals race, but we just could not get everything done in time. Other racers did, though, but it was much smaller than Speed Week in...

Barn Find Muscle Cars Rescued

One of the most depressing yet entertaining web sites on the Internet is CarsInBarns.com. As the title suggests, the place is loaded with photos of old cars found in compromising positions, and most...

Video: Vintage AMC Javelin TV Commercials

A while back we posted a number of Chevy Camaro TV commercials from various model years. But, since it’s an AMC Javelin we have in our own driveway, we thought we should give some love to the...

eBay Pick of the Week Bonus: 1964 Ford N750 Wrecker

Oh man, this one hurts. Located only about 30 miles from the East Coast BangShift.com headquarters is this killer 1964 Ford N750 tow truck. This baby was high class back in the day with its Holmes...

Even More Collateral Damage From Cash for Clunkers: State Revenues Drop

Is anyone keeping score on the pros and cons of the recent Cash for Clunkers program? If so, slide another bead across the abacus. We can’t tell you exactly which way to slide it, though....

Ebay Pick of the Week: Pro Street 1979 Plymouth Duster

The title is not a typo. There was actually a Plymouth Duster made in 1979. It was really just an option package on a Volare, but the name and logo went on the car all the same. It would have had...

Speeding Tickets Actually Suck Worse in Some Other Countries

Speeding tickets suck no matter which way you cut it. Thanks to a tip from BangShift.com forum member TheSilverBuick, we now know that they suck far worse in some other countries than they do here....

Coming This Weekend: The Bangshift.com East Feast: Come on Down (or up)

It’s coming this weekend! The first annual BangShift.com East Feast is a get together for readers, forum members, friends, and hell, maybe even a couple haters, at beautiful and historic Beaver...

Event Gallery: Sidney, New York, Airport Car Show

BangShift.com Forum Member Mustang13 (Jeremy George) attended the Sidney, New York Airport Car Show and filed an awesome gallery of nearly 130 photos. This show has a little of everything, and...

Monday Time Killer: The Mexican Shelby Mustangs

We have to thank BangShift.com forum member Joes66Fury2 for the great tip on the DarkHorseRacing website telling the story of the Shelby Mustangs from South of the Border built from 1967 to 1972....

Engine Carnage from the BangShift Forums

This is the type of wreckage you don’t see every day. BangShift.com member BigBuds1 had his LT1 Camaro in full tire-fire mode when the engine gave way. He says he broke the crank, and that shot...

Cool or Not: You Decide

So we’re conflicted. Normally we dismiss weirdo, human powered, pod-like vehicles milliseconds after seeing them. This one is a special case, though. First off, it’s amphibious, and...

Racer and Cool Shirt Inventor Schafer Dies in Racing Accident

Here’s sad news from the world of racing, as we have learned that avid racer and the inventor of the Cool Shirt, Rich Schafer was killed in as accident while participating in a hill climb event...