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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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2018 Houston Autorama Coverage: The Show Cars, Trucks, Racers and More Made This One HUGE

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Traditions are something that people hold near and dear whether we’re talking about automotive traditions or family, or anything else really. Traditions...

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Bo’s BACK: Bo Butner Announces Full-Time Return To NHRA Pro Stock with KB Racing

A drag racing class that was in need of some good news got some yesterday with the announcement that Bo Butner will be returning to run the full slate of 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series pro...

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HOLIDAZE18: SAVE $400 On A Classic Dash And AutoMeter Gauges For Your Muscle Car, Truck, Classic, And More!

It’s that time of year! Savings are in the air and the holiday spirit is among us! Classic Dash, your only source for ultra high quality dash inserts and gauges, is pleased to bring you...

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Brits Claim Steam Record; Thrashed to the Last Minute

The British “steam team” claimed the land speed record for steam powered vehicles yesterday, clocking a two way average speed of 139.843mph. They broke the 1906 record set by Fred Marriot...

The Bangshift.com Store is Open for Business! T-Shirts and Hats! Get ‘Em While They’re Hot!

The BangShift.com store is finally open and we’ve got t-shirts and hats with our large-by-huge “BS” logo available! Be the hit of the local car show, cruise night, chain gang, or...

It Came From the Forums: Turbo 400 Rebuilding Tech

Jeff Bradley is the owner of Bradley’s Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana and a guy who knows his way around a slushbox. He happens to be servicing a Turbo 400 for another BangShift.com...

Great Man Doing Great Things: Darrell Gywnn Foundation Featured on CNN

Darrell Gywnn was a guy that we looked at as a hero when we were young drag racing fans back in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. He was a kid in his early 20s and he was one of the...

Event Gallery: The 2009 HAMB Drags

The 2009 edition of the Jalopy Journal HAMB Drags was held at Mo-Kan Dragstrip in Joplin, Missouri, on August 22, 2009. Two intrepid BangShift.com forum members, Andy Bishir and Cobey Clarkson,...

No Gnus: All Quiet on the Steam Car and Mayfield Fronts

British engineers and feuding Southerners have something in common. Both are vacant from the headlines of the news today. The British contingent had to call off their attempt at breaking the...

Warren Johnson Rants About NHRA on ESPN Race Telecast

Warren Johnson has been lots of things throughout his career but quiet has never been one of them. The long time Pro Stock competitor and multi-time champion unleashed a pointed verbal attack on the...

Book Review: The Complete Book of Dodge and Plymouth Muscle by Mike Mueller

The Complete Book of Dodge and Plymouth Muscle by Mike Meuller is a must own piece for any dyed in the wool Mopar freak. The book focuses all of its energy on the years 1960 through 1974 when...

Revelation: Chicks Dig Cool Cars Too

The Toronto Star has confirmed something we already kind of knew. Girls dig cool cars just as much as greasy pawed dudes! In a piece published on August 21, the paper spoke to several women who had...

Hack Job General Lee: So Close We Can Almost Taste It, With Video!

The Hack Job General Lee, the well publicized Charger project from Hell, is finally near completion and it may well be the the greatest case of making automotive chicken salad out of chicken...

Nitro Fans Rejoice! 8-Car Fuel Nostalgia Funny Car Eliminator Added to California Hot Rod Reunion

The guys over at DragRacingOnline.com are reporting that the upcoming California Hot Rod Reunion (which BangShift.com will be on site covering) will feature, for the first time, a dedicated eight-car...

eBay Pick of the Week: A 1952 Mack In Need of a Wee Bit of TLC

Seems like the hot ticket to a unique hot rod project these days is a vintage big rig cab. Between the latest Blastolene Brothers creation and the neat old Peterbuilt-cab-based project in the latest...

Ace Manzo Owns Maple Grove: Records 10th Straight National Event Win At the Grove

In terms of wild drag racing stats, this one ranks right up there with some of the best. With yesterday’s final round defeat of Marc White (on a hole shot no less!) Frank Manzo won his 10th...

All Points Bulletin: Truck full of Nitromethane Stolen

This is potentially very bad. Outlaw Racing Fuels is reporting that they have had a truck full of 55-gallon drums of nitromethane stolen in Nevada. The truck is decorated with both the Outlaw Racing...