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Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

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SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Sunday Photos From The Starting Line And The Pits

(Photos by the author) – It is an interesting year here at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018. For starters all of the woe-stricken people who claimed that we’d never have good salt to race...

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Danny Does It: Danny Thompson Sets New Speed Mark At 448.757 MPH Cementing Family Legacy Of Speed

(Photo credit: Danny Thompson social media) – It was an incredible day of competition on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Sunday as speed marks fell left and right and one of the most significant...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Scenes From The Salt On A Friday Full Of Anticipation

(Photos by the author) – It’s here! SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018 has begun. We were on the salt yesterday to check out the pits and see what we could see as racers were setting up,...

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This 9-Second Bench Seat Equipped 1966 Impala Is Just One Of The Cool Things From Street Car Takeover Spokane

When I saw this amazingly clean and sexy 1966 Impala, that runs 9s, has a bench seat, and weighs close to 4300 lbs, it made my heart skip a beat. After all, our own 1966 Chevy is one bigun as well...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Alphabet Soup – What Do All Those Class Designation Letters Mean, Anyway?!

(Editor’s note: Starting this coming weekend, BangShift’s coverage of SpeedWeek 2018 will commence! As we are always gathering new readers we run this story about how to decipher...

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Injected Nitro Pro Mods are Coming!

There have been rumors for about a year coming from different places about someone or multiple people running injected nitro motors in doorslammers. The guessing games are over as it seems Tom...

The Violation Game: Too Much TV

This week’s Violation Game is based on a very simple rule: Unless your ride is a limo, a motorhome, or a Panasonic delivery truck, there should not be any televisions on board. Seriously. Not...

Web Site of the Week: BenchRace.com

Here’s another site that’s being done by one of our own members, Robert Iannello, who seems to know all the right people and dig all the right stuff in order to produce a very nice and...

Video Review: Adam 12

Are Reed and Malloy both staring at that chick’s rack, or what? Now you get to ask those kinds of questions at will, because seasons 2 through 7 of Adam 12 have now been released on dvd. Season...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The Reverend Willie G.

I’ve “known” Billy F. Gibbons for about 15 years, and I use the term loosely because he’s one of those guys I have to meet every time I see him. After all, I’m just a...

eBay Pick of the Week: ’59 Buick Wagon

This week’s eBay pick features a helping of self sorrow. See, one of the cars we had to unload in the exodus from our former shop space was a ’59 Buick station wagon that we loved more...

Billy “The Kid” Stepp Dies

One of drag racing’s more colorful (and nefarious) figures has passed away at the age of 73, according to the Dayton Daily News of Dayton, Ohio. Stepp’s cars were known as strong runners,...

General Lee Clone: Total Butchery!

It’s one of those message board threads that gains steam overnight and goes totally viral. We know that’s going to happen with this 30-page tome over at DodgeCharger.com. The funny thing...

Monday Time Killer: Vintage Road-Race Photos

Based on a tip from King Matt, we checked out this cool web site that has 113 photo galleries of IMSA and other road racing from 1973 through 1999. There’s plenty of the older stuff, making it...

Photo Gallery: Red Zone Race Fab Christmas Party

Today we went and hung out with Nick Miserendino at Red Zone Race Fab in Simi Valley, California. Nick did the cage and chassis work on our F-Bomb Camaro and also deals with a lot of local rally and...

Photo Gallery: Car Junkie Drag Bash Revisited

Way back in September ’08, Chad and I hosted a Drag Bash Weekend as part of our adventures with CarJunkieTV.com. When that web site folded up the photo gallery was lost. We had such a good time...

Seeing Through the Schlock: A Couple Neat Items at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction

Yeah, yeah we know. Taking a dump on Barrett-Jackson has become a national sport for gearheads coast to coast. Those auctions have driven the market out of reach, reset the standards of pricing that...

Vintage Iron at Decent Prices!

One of our friends is a chassis builder. He’s a gifted fabricator and metal guy and occasionally takes on a hot rod project either for a customer or for himself when things get slow. We hate...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Georgia Dealer Gets Crap For Telling it Like it Is

Well this is enough to make you hang your head and shed a tear. Savannah, Georgia, Ford dealer O.C Welch decided to go after import cars and import car buyers in a radio ad and is now being called a...