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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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Monday Time Killer: Mazi Racing

Dawn and Mark Hovsepian are great drag racing photographers who hail from New Hampshire. Back when Goodguys had a racing series of its own, Dawn and Mark were the official photographers. Dawn’s...

Bob Tasca Sr. Spotted Testing His Cobra Jet Mustang

Our pal Jack Webster, a Mopar man by all accounts, was momentarily struck with the same affliction that we had when drooling over a Cobra Jet Mustang recently. It’s called,...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: GM Importing Chinese Cars

In a move that could be today’s equivalent to Benedict Arnold’s treasonous work with the British army during the Revolutionary War, GM has announced that, as part of its turnaround plan,...

This Week’s One Piece of Good News: Two Businesses Thriving in Detroit!

To offset some of the sheer anger and frustration of the weekly Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink blog item, here’s an actual bit of good news. It was sent along by our pal D2, and it’s a...

Save This Vintage Iron!

Our pals over at CarDomain.com posted an item on their blog that’s worth sharing. A Wyoming salvage yard that has tons of cool vintage cars that the owner of the yard wants to sell or even...

Government to Force GM and Chrysler Out of Racing?

With Chrysler essentially living on the government monetary feed-bag for the time being and GM seemingly headed that way shortly, some information has surfaced to suggest that the government is not...

Hot Rod Magazine is Giving Away a 2010 Camaro SS During Power Tour!

There has been speculation on the BangShift.com forums about what the 2009 Power Tour sweepstakes car will be, and now here’s the official news from HotRod.com: the prize is a 2010 Camaro SS!...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Big-Block Jet Boat

After some recent discussion on the BangShift.com forums about hot rod boats, we located this water-borne missile outside the city of Chicago. Jet boats are big fun and even bigger when you have...

Cool Old Press Photos: 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible

Automobile or aircraft carrier? This massive piece of rolling coolness is Dodge’s sporty Custom Royal Convertible, circa 1957. Even though it’s missing the fancy markings, you could still...

Gearhead Destination: Lime Rock Park

Baseball has Fenway Park and road racing has Lime Rock. It’s a little 1.53-mile bandbox of a road course, but the place reeks of history and has been the site of some of the greatest moments in...

NASCAR Investigating a Large Drop in TV Ratings

It seems that NASCAR’s television audience is vanishing at a rather rapid rate and the sanctioning body has put some super sleuths on the case to find out why. It’s being reported that...

Video of the Week: When Nitrous Goes Bad

Nitrous, like fire, can be man’s best friend or worst enemy when it goes wrong. Consider this video as going as wrong as it can possibly go. The drag car in question suffers a flaming nitrous...

New CNC-Ported Iron Heads from RHS

There is still a place in the world for cast iron small-block Chevy heads. Lots of racing classes mandate iron cylinder heads and frankly, these puppies will probably outwork the lower-end aluminum...

The Day the Bottom Fell Out

There has been nary any good news in the automotive realm for a while. The bad news has been moving at a fairly steady stream, but on Tuesday it came out in a raging torrent. This was an amazingly...