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NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Action Photos From Bristol – This Was A Doorslammer Throwdown!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – It is a beautiful place, it is a tricky place, and for the racers of the NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro mod series, it was an exciting place to race. It was Jose Gonzales...

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2019 LA Roadster Show Images: Check Out All The Cool Stuff In The Swap Meet At The Show!

Not all swap meets are created equal. The swap meet that happens in connection with the LA Roadster show is a notch above many others because of the cool parts, projects, and completed cars that show...

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More Than 210 Cars Hit 5 Dragstrips In 7 Days: Rocky Mountain Race Week In Full Swing! Check Out Our Latest Photos

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Rocky Mountain Race Week is in FULL SWING for 2019 and we’re having some serious fun. With more than 200 cars attending the 5th Annual Rocky Mountain Race Week this...

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FREE Live Streaming Video From The National Hot Rod Reunion In Bowling Green Kentucky Right Here.

Holley’s NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion is just one of the big events going on every year in Bowling Green Kentucky, and arguably one that gets people out and excited more than any other. With...

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Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2019: Our Coverage From Beech Bend Starts Now!

Early summer in Bowling Green…there’s nothing like it. The flowers are in bloom, the sun is shining, and the tracks are open. Gearhead paradise is open for business, and as I look at the...

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Pulling Action Coverage: 2019 NTPA Mule City 300 – Horsepower, Carnage, and Big Tractor Counts!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – As always, the first weekend in June marks the time when Galot Motorsports Park gives the 1/8 mile dragstrip a break and opens the up the back gates for...

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Groovy Video: 1970 Firestone Tires Commercial

Decades before the Ford Explorer debacle that would cost the brand dearly (and more than they deserved) Firestone was cranking out tires at a blinding rate for all different types of vehicles. Their...

New National Demolition Derby Series Launched, Already Dwindling Supply of Full Sized Cars Doomed

In news that we see as both good and bad, a new national demolition derby series called the “Demolition Cup” is set to take flight this summer. The good is that this series will create a...

Impact Racing Products Made in 2009 and 2010 Will Not Be Decertified

In a joint press release Impact Racing Products and SFI have come to an agreement that will allow Impact products made in 2009 and 2010 to remain certified. This is a big break for racers who have...

Craigs List Find: A 1968 AMC Rebel With an Awful Secret

We were delighted to find a kick ass (looking) 1968 AMC Rebel for sale on Craigslist. Our elation was elevated by the fact that the car was located just a town over from our east coast offices. We...

New BangShift.com Project: The 1992 Donkayota Wagonmaster

BangShift.com is proud to announce a new in-house project that we’re calling the Donkayota Wagonmaster. It is the brain child of both Brian Lohnes and Chad Reynolds, the two guys behind the...

Hilarious Video: The Old Driverless Van Trick

We’ve obviously been having some fun with it being April Fool’s Day and all, but this clip from a Canadian comedy television show is truly good stuff. A troup of people manipulate a...

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Six Turbo Ford EcoBoost on the Way to Fight GM Entry

Ford boss Alan Mulally was front and center at a media day conference at the 2010 New York Auto Show yesterday, revealing plans for a six turbo EcoBoost engine that will “kick the snot”...

NASCAR Announces Creation of the Pride Jazzy Legends Series

After a wreck at Bristol that left two NASCAR veterans wounded and hospitalized during a “legends race” the series has taken an interesting approach to preventing a similar outcome in the...

Bruton Smith Buys Memphis Motorsports Park, Plans Multi-Level Drag Strip

In an announcement that has sent shock waves through the drag racing world, Bruton Smith, chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., told a throng of reporters that he has purchased the currently defunct...

83 Years Ago The 200 mph Barrier Was Broken on Daytona Beach

We missed the anniversary by a couple of days, but 83 years ago Henry Seagrave drove a monsterous, purpose built, 1,000hp car built by Sunbeam in England to a speed of 203 mph. This was the first car...

State Troopers Stop Runaway Horse and Buggy, Neither Horse Nor Buggy Made By Toyota

We don’t think NHSTA will be getting involved in the investigation of this runaway vehicle because the root cause may have been an errant bag of oats, but Pennsylvania state troopers recently...

Caption This Photo: An Organically Grown Mustang

BangShift field photo agent and forum member Joe Grippo recently posted this hilarious photo of a Mustang springing forth from the ground. It’s totally ripe for some captioning action. We...

Dyno Video: A Boss 429 Screaming to Be Let Out

The Boss 429 was certainly a bad hombre from Ford back in the day. As we told you a while back, there are companies where you can now buy new crate versions of the blue oval monster to bolt in your...

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Kid Crashes Camaro, Gives Cops Flimsy Story, and They Seem to Buy It

When we read about two high school kids in a Camaro wiping out a fire hydrant in California we thought the kids were in for it legally. We then read the story that they gave the coppers about the...