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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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eBay Pick of the Week: An Unspeakably Defiled Nova

We love ’68-’72 Novas around here. They make great drag cars, look killer in hot street trim, and will swallow whatever nasty motor you have designs for. We’ve seen plenty cut up...

Pontiac Dead by the End of 2010

Last week, Edmunds Inside Line had the early rumor that the Pontiac division of General Motors would soon be dead. Now those rumors seem to be confirmed, as both CNN Money and Autoweek are reporting...

Compulink Successfully Tests Four-Lane Timing System for ZMax

The last possible hurdle in running a four-lane drag race has been overcome as Compulink Timing Systems has successfully tested its first four-lane dragstrip timer at the only four-lane dragstrip in...

Mendy Fry Runs Her First 5 in a Funny Car

Many of you will remember Mendy Fry from when she was featured in Hot Rod magazine in the late ’80s when she was a teenager running in the nostalgia drags. Fry grew up at the drag strip, being...

Monday Time Killer: Monster Truck Photo Heaven

Monster trucks. Love them or hate them, they are a part of American culture, and still draw massive crowds to arenas and stadiums all across the land. As young gearheads in the 1980s we were obsessed...

BangShift.com Teams With the Brown Motorsports A/Fuel Dragster for 2009!

While you are reading this, a smokin’ hot A/Fuel dragster is either being wrenched on or is streaking down the dragstrip at Indianapolis Raceway Park with our name on the side! That’s...

Chet Herbert Dies

Yesterday, speed pioneer Chet Herbert passed away at 81 years old. Confined to a wheelchair after a bout with polio as a child, Herbert was a thinker and not a driver, but his creations in...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Michigan Attorney General Asks Carmakers to Declare Bankruptcy in Michigan

As GM and Chrysler speed toward what seems like certain bankruptcy filings, Michigan’s Attorney General Mike Cox has sent letters to both of them asking that if they do file for bankruptcy, to...

Beefed 4R70W Ford Transmission from TCI

TCI has rolled out a new, beefed-up version of Ford’s 4R70W automatic transmission for newer Mustangs, and it’s rated for upwards of 650 hp. There are various internal modifications and...

Funny Car Fever Tonight and Saturday at Sacramento!

Sorry for the short notice, kids, but we got wind of a kick ass Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car show going down at Sacremento Raceway tonight and tomorrow. It’s the 28th running of Funny Car Fever at...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: 455-Powered 1979 Cutlass

A couple years ago we knew a guy who put a 427 in one of these cars and it was just ungodly fast. We like the idea of the big-inch Olds even better though as it’s the proper brand-in-a-brand...

Second F-Bomb Camaro Clone on eBay a No-Sale

A couple weeks back we told you about the eBay auction for a Fast and Furious movie clone of David Freiburger’s F-Bomb Camaro that sold for $27,500. Shortly thereafter, another clone hit eBay...

Cool Old Press Photos: The 1957 Ford Ranchero

The 1957 Ford Ranchero was a coup for Ford. They completely surprised Chevy when this truck-let was introduced and it sold like hotcakes, moving nearly 22,000 units that first year. Chevy’s El...

GM Has Three Bidders for Hummer

CNN is reporting that General Motors has three potential buyers for the Hummer brand and that the sale could be closed in just a couple of weeks. The story raises interesting questions with respect...