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Top Gun Maverick Is Coming Soon! Here’s The First Trailer For This Iconic Sequel

When Top Gun came out in May of 1986 it received mixed reviews but quickly became an absolute blockbuster hit that has become as iconic as any American action film out there. With a budget of $15...

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Unveiled: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Mid-Engined Corvette Has Finally Arrived

(Photos: General Motors) We had to wait. We had to wait through a presentation by renowned astronauts. We had to wait through concept cars like the CERV test vehicles and the Corvette Indy prototype....

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2019 All-Ford Nationals Carlisle Photo Coverage: Once Again, Pennsylvania Was Transformed Into Blue-Oval Heaven!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The 2019 All-Ford Nationals at Carlisle were what they have come to be known for in the Ford community. Huge! Expansive! Full of awesome cars, trucks, vans, muscle,...

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2019 Columbus Goodguys Nationals: From The Highest End Hot Rods To The Most BangShifty Rumblers, They Were All There!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks may not have had the smoothest experience with his trip to Columbus, Ohio, but he sure gathered some awesome photographs during his time at the show. Many...

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Photo Coverage: 2019 Highway Creeper Car Club Rock N Rods Car Show

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Back in April, we attended the Highway Creepers Car Club’s 6th Annual Rock N Rods Car and Bike Show. This is one of our favorite shows to attend...

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FoxKart: How An Ohio-Rotted 1986 Mustang Convertible Got A Second Lease On Life!

The first words that came out of my mouth once I exited the car were as straightforward as it gets: “How the hell do you have a car like this in a neighborhood that has to have the HOA from...

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Ford Posts $2.6B Profit, Moons General Motors HQ

The good ju-ju continues at Ford as the company announced they have posted a $2.6-billion profit for the second quarter of 2010. Increased sales, leaner structure, and continued strong reaction to...

Historic Drag Video: Muscle Car Drag Race Action from Montana’s Glendive Drag Strip Circa the Late 60s

This is some neato footage from Glendive Drag Strip that was taken sometime in the late 1960s. The coolest part about the video is that it’s all muscle car on muscle car action with some hard...

Event Coverage: Long Beach Swap Meet July 2010

The Long Beach Swap Meet is always a must attend affair here in Southern California, and this month cool temps and overcast skies meant the swap meet was nice and comfy while cruising the aisles for...

What the Hell is a Bill Caswell? An Interview With the Bucks-Down Rally Hero

When we caught up with Bill Caswell, he sounded like Joe Cocker during a third encore. The night before our interview, Caswell had rounded up all his pals and set out to drain Chicago’s Tequila...

Barnstormin’: Monster Trucks, Turbos, and a Sanctioning Body on the Rocks

I’m going to start this column off with an admission. I was utterly impressed with monster trucks last weekend. No fake impressed, but really, honestly, holy f’n crap impressed watching a...

Preview Video: Bill Caswell Attacks Pikes Peak, We Attack Bill Caswell

You know the name Bill Caswell because he’s the dude who scooped up an old BMW on Craigslist, modified it himself, and started attacking rallies all over North America. He made a big splash...

71-Year Old Corvette Thief Pleads Not Guilty in Ohio

Last month we reported on the case of Daniel Ott Sr., the 71-year old Ohio man who was scooped up by Federal authorities as part of the bust of a large car theft and chop shop ring. At the time of...

Philly Tow Truck Drivers in Turf War, Shooting Each Other, Setting Stuff on Fire

Yikes, Philly is a tough place to be in the towing business! Recently, several Philadelphia area towing companies have gotten themselves embroiled into a good old-fashioned turf war which has...

Caption this Photo: A Bike We Simply Would Not Ride

Every now and again we receive a photo via the BangShift.com “tip the editor” line that just stops us in our tracks. We have nothing good to say about this three-wheeled contraption that...

Scary Carnage Video: Two Doorslammers Tango in Texas

We’re going to get your morning started off with a Texas sized bang today. We were tipped off to this video which shows a pass down the strip that goes very badly for both racers. When the...

Killer Promo Video: The 1960 Chevy Corvair

This awesome promotional video for the 1960 Chevy Corvair made us smile. The poor cars used in the making of the video were thrashed to within an inch of their lives! Oddly the car spends far more...

Racers Beware: AHRA Series Appears to be Imploding

A while back we reported that the AHRA appeared to be in some serious financial trouble after a first event that was interrupted by wild weather and featured mostly empty stands. Well, shortly after...

Legendary Painted and Pinstriper Larry Watson Dies at 70

Larry Watson, a legendary car painter and pin striper whose career started in the driveway of his parent’s house at the age of 16, has died. Brain cancer claimed Watson just one day prior to...

Event Gallery: The 2010 Syracuse Nationals

BangShift.com reader Jeremy Holt recently attended the 2010 Syracuse Nationals car show. This massive event is held on the 365 acre Syracuse Nationals and this year reportedly more than 7,000 cars...