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Anderson Speedway Insanity: Watch A Guy Drive His Car Onto Another Racer’s, A Tasing, and Arrests

Well this is one of the most insane videos we have ever seen and none of it is any good. Shot at the hardscrabble Anderson Speedway in Indiana during a Figure 8 race, it shows two guys throwing the...

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Watch Steve Torrance Wak Away Unscathed From A Horrendous NHRA Top Fuel Wreck In Dallas

Texan Steve Torrance walked away from a horrendous NHRA top fuel wreck in Dallas on Sunday when his car cut down a rear tire and smashed into the wall going more then 300mph. The current NHRA top...

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Bedlam: The Insane Story Of The Bog At The 1974 US Grand Prix

(Lead photo credit: Fox Sports) – Emerson Fittipaldi finished fourth at the 1974 US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway. By doing so he managed to collect a Formula One...

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Winning: This Guy Has An Engine Dyno In His Living Room And He Actually Uses It

Most of us at one time or another have done some sort of automotive job in a place where we probably shouldn’t have. Maybe we washed parts in the dishwasher, rebuilt a Holley on the dining room...

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How’s That Smoked Gap Taste? Larry Larson And The S-10 From Hades Win While Smoking The Tires The Whole Way!

If you have ever been looking for a measuring stick to determine whether or not you are a bad ass, this video is pretty much all need to see. If you are able to control a 3,500hp truck that is trying...

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2017 Nitro Nationals Coverage From Tulsa! Ladies Ruled In Top Fuel and Funny Car

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – It was a first for the world of nostalgia drag racing last month in Tulsa. Never before had women won both top fuel and nitro funny car at a Heritage Series event...

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This 1965 Pro Touring Impala Had Its Day In The Sun – Is It Still A $129,000 Car?

So is this a cautionary tale or just another example of the fickle nature of the world of hot rodding? This 1966 pro touring Impala is a good car. It looks well built, it has a modicum of great parts...

Grandpa’s Sleeper: This 1987 Mercury Grand Marquis Coupe Combines Comfort And Muscle Into A Discreet Package!

I’m becoming quite fine with a new adjustment in my way of thinking about a car: comfort first, with performance a very, very close second for daily or highway use. As much as I want a...

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Return Of The Monster Trucks – This 1986 Movie Shaped Many Gearhead Lives!

Well here’s a blast from my childhood! Return of the Monster Trucks was one of the most important videos I ever watched because it has a lasting impression on the rest of my life. Seriously. If...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Been The Dumbest Automotive Idea Of The Last 25 Years?

While driving yesterday I saw a Nissan Murano convertible drive by. I had seen photos of this contraption in magazines and online and yes, I had seen a scant few over the years but it had been a good...

Rough Start: This 1992 Ford F-150 Flareside Is The Perfect First Car

The ideal first car for a brand new driver is a twenty-five year old Ford truck? Yes, it is. In this era of safety first, driving third, this Ford strikes a great balance of what a kid could want and...

Diesel Power Challenge 2017: Sled Pulling At Bandimere And Champions Crowned!

I have been a part of the Diesel Power Challenge for a few years now. I have also been a freelancer for the magazine since it went into print more years ago than that. I really love the event and I...

Engine Video: Watch These 10 Awesome Radial Engines And All Of Their Glorious Specs

Radial engines may have had their day in the sun before turbines came into the picture and kind of took over the world of aviation but we still love them. Even the small ones are pretty big and boy...

Building A Tour Engine And Need A Tough Cam? COMP Cams Has You Covered With GM Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts

Today’s world of hot rodding is unlike any time that has come before it. Enthusiasts and racers are building engines that no one even 20 years ago dreamed possible and in doing so, making the...

Historic Road Racing Video: This Period Film From The 1963 12 Hours of Sebring Rules – Corvettes, Cobras, Ferraris, More

Now this is the kind of vintage racing footage we love. Made by Gulf Oil, this cool film featuring the 1963 12 hours of Sebring has all the elements that every BangShifter could ever want. For...

Sacrilege Or Supremely Cool? This 1972 Dodge Challenger 4×4 Is Gold To Some And Gory To Others

Well this should bring some reactions. What you are looking at is a 1972 Challenger that has been placed on a M1009 military truck (Blazer) chassis. The power plant and drivetrain are all GM. The...

Classic YouTube: The 1974 Bathurst Run Of John Goss And Kevin Bartlett

We may wax nostalgic about how NASCAR used to be in the 1970s, but compared to most other racing series, the circle track guys still have one major downfall compared to everybody else: they will not...

Diesel Power Challenge 2017 Video: The Trailer Towing Obstacle Course Proved To Be A House Of Horrors For Some

If there was one part of the 2017 Diesel Power Challenge that provided the best all-around test of man and machine it was the trailer towing obstacle course. Using the same 10,500lb trailer that is...

Hankerin’ To Own A 1970s Show Rod? The George Barris Lil’ Stinker Manure Spreader Is For Sale

If you have ever dreamed of owing a weird, 1970s show rod now’s your chance! Yes, the George Barris Lil’ Stinker Manure Spreader could be yours! The asking price for the non-running and...

Morning Symphony: The Sound Of Tortured Slicks Under A Stomping Chevy C-10

It’s the sound that we know so well here at BangShift, given the amount of time we spend working the 1320. The noise when a highly strung drag machine goes from sitting perfectly still to when...