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The Showdown at the River 2019 Preview: A Nostalgia Race In Temple, Texas Is Bringing Out Some History!

(Words and photos provided by Scott Brown) Little River Dragway opened in the late 1950s. It is the oldest continually operating IHRA sanctioned drag strip in Texas and possibly in the entire USA....

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2019 Lonestar Roundup Photo Coverage: Hanging Out At Top Notch Burgers And Some Of The Coolest Cars Ever

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Our man Charles Wickam was at the Lonestar Roundup recently and he sent us piles of photos to share with you from the show, which we’re starting to do now....

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Viva Las Vegas 2019 Photo Coverage: The Desert’s Craziest Car Show Was Even Better This Year!

From its days as a little car show and rockabilly festival, Viva Las Vegas has grown into a colossus of a show that draws cars from around the country and hot rodders from around the world. It...

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Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: The Spring Fling Million Dollar Race Coverage Is LIVE Right Here!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Tuesday afternoon thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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Dumb Fun Part 2: The Freaky Farm-Built Dually Is Back…And Crushing Cars!

A few weeks back we showed you a farm built truck that was using huge tires off of a piece of agricultural equipment, four foot wide wheel adapters, and a whole bunch of laughs to survive. The thing...

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Killer Vintage Gallery: Car Haulers

Bangshift.com reader Jim Gonia knows us too well. He shot us a message and it contained about twenty photos of 1950’s tractor trailer trucks laden with awesome, brand new cars. We’re...

Site of the Week: The SEMA Action Network

We’ve been spending lots of time recently talking about the glitz and pomp of the 2009 SEMA Show here at BangShift.com so we thought it was hyper important to remind everyone of the really hard...

Photo Gallery: Great Car Show at a Better Junkyard!

Once again, our eastern contributor Joe Grippo has delivered the goods with two big photo galleries from a great car show held November 7 at Fleming’s Auto Parts in Egg Harbor Township, New...

BangShift.com’s Five Favorite Street Rods from SEMA 2009

It should come as no surprise that the SEMA Show in Las Vegas is always a hot spot for debuting some of the coolest street rods on the planet. After all, whether you call them street rods or hot...

Carnage Video: Crazy Catastrophic Engine Failure Now in High Def

The engine explosion of the European Maid pulling tractor has graced this website a time or two, but never in high quality television footage. This is the one where the motor explodes and the block...

BangShift.com’s favorite Mustangs from SEMA 2009

One of the biggest surprises for us at the 2009 SEMA Show was the number of cool old Mustangs. We were expecting nothing but late models, but much to our delight, we found Trans Am racers, Cammer...

BangShift.com’s Top Five 2010 Camaros from SEMA 2009

Public opinion going into the 2009 SEMA Show was that the 2010 Camaro was going to be the car of the show, even if Ford was the sponsor this year. The public was right. There were literally dozens of...

Bangshift.com Picks Our Top 5 Street Trucks of SEMA 2009

There were a huge amount of trucks being displayed at the 2009 SEMA show. They ranged from slammed down mini-trucks, to humongo, high-riding, blinged out monsters. We’re fans of stuff that...

BangShift.com Members Get Exclusive Discount at Speed Shop!

BangShift.com forum member and speed merchant extrodinaire Rich Dodrill (SpeedJunkee on the forums) has taken up residence at a new speed shop in the greater Indy area. He’s now employed at the...

Event Coverage: 2009 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

BangShift.com was there for the 2009 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational on November 7, but yours truly was jamming hard announcing the event and could not get out there and take photos or video....

Roadside Find: A Laid Out 1998 Chevy Truck

The weekend before we headed off to the SEMA show, we were running errands on a Sunday morning and crossed paths with this bad ass, totally laid out Chevy truck. We’re thinking it is a 1998 as...

Ebay Find: The World’s Quickest 1960 Chevy Bel Air

Hey! We know this car! This 7-second monster belongs to BangShift.com forum member Mike Casella. He’s been having tons of fun with its big 707ci, nitrous fed Donovan motor for a few years now...

Book Review: Motion Performance, Tales of a Muscle Car Builder by Martyn Schorr

Motion Performance is rightfully known as the wildest of the specialty muscle car builders of the 1960s and early 1970s. With the infamous Phase III Camaros and Corvettes, Joel Rosen and company...

Ridetech’s SEMA 2009 Experience: Awards, Drama, and More!

Longtime BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech seems to be everywhere at all times, and the 2009 SEMA show was no different. Ridetech not only launched thier incredibly trick new line of Select Shocks and...