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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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Gag Us: Tesla Wins Lamest Auto Race In History

There’s nothing like a good ol’ fashioned, unabashed, stroke job news story. We found a great one touting the Tesla’s win at the Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally. The race is...

Insane Fail Video: How Not to Right a Tipped Over Tractor Trailer

This is one of the flat out nuttiest fail videos we have ever seen. It’s from a foreign country, which one we have no idea, and there’s lots of screaming and yelling in languages we...

New Sponsor: ProCharger brings Boost to BangShift.com

As you have undoubted noticed, BangShift.com has brought another new and exciting sponsor into the fold! We are proud to announce that ProCharger, The Ultimate Power Adder, has joined BangShift.com....

Cool Video: A Top Fuel Hydroplane Throwing Header Flames on the Water

Top Fuel Hydros are the baddest mothers on the water. Take all the aspects of a fuel dragster or Funny Car, smoosh it down into a swoopy looking boat, and voila! You’ll be doing 250 mph on the...

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eBay Find: The World’s Most Expensive Quadrajet Carb

We like to torture ourselves by searching for our dream cars occasionally. One of the cars we like looking for among the fleet we’d love to have is the ’73-’74 SD455 Firebird. They...

Carnage Video: Guy Stuffs a Viper in a Line of Traffic

To set the scene, you’re out bombing around in your Viper, maybe even with a hottie in the passenger seat. Traffic is heavy, but you are slicing and dicing like Fangio. Life is good, and as...

Killer Parts: A Vintage Edelbrock SY1 Smokey Ram

When we recently got a call from our pal and fellow BangShifter Mike Casella of Then and Now Automotive in Weymouth, Massachusetts, informing us that he had something we “needed to see”...

Ford Brings “One Ford” Concept to Drag Racing and John Force racing to Lead Contingent

In two related pieces of drag racing news from FoMoCo, it was announced that John Force Racing has signed on for another five years of corporate backing from the blue oval crowd, and that...

Pulling Video: A Vintage Ford Sporting V8 Power

Since BangShift.com first got off the ground, we’ve not been shy of our affection for old tractors. We happened to be surfing YouTube as we do far too often and found some footage of an old...

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SEMA Action Alert: California Bill Could Expand Specialty Constructed Registrations

Some good news came to us by way of the SEMA newswire. It seems that there is a bill being considered by the California legislature that would increase the allowed number of “specialty...

The History of Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip of Middle Valley

We found a neat story from Chattanoogan.com that gives the history of Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip. We like to think that the problems associated with opening a strip with respect to noise, community...

RacingJunk Find: A Kick Ass 1955 Chevy Pro Mod

After spending the weekend immersed in the WCHRA action from Bakersfield, we thought we’d go door slammer shopping. We found a totally bitchin’ blown 1955 Chevy Pro Mod for sale that is...

Smoke Show Video: A 1993 Dodge Daytona Goes Out in a Fog of Glory

Let’s say that you have a 1993 Dodge Daytona that has thrown a rod and is emotionally dead to you. There are a couple of options to move on at that point. At least two of them involve a tow...

Event Gallery: The 2010 Cal Rods Santa Anita Car Show

While our east coast office is still slogging through the weird weather of early spring in New England, our west coast office is going full force to shows and races. Case in point, this gallery of...