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Drag Racing Action Photos: No Mercy 11 At South Georgia Motorsports Park – When The Big Guns Run Wild!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – I have long loved working at the DuckX productions events known as Sweet 16 and No Mercy. Heck, Lights Out is another amazing drag racing conflagration that happens...

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Gone, Baby, Gone: Ride Along On The SSC Tuatara’s 331 MPH Record-Setting Run In Nevada

331 MPH. I want to put this into perspective. The fastest I’ve ever been in a car I’ve personally owned with a known measurement is 130.287 in Angry Grandpa at Wilmington in 2015. The...

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Best Worst Ship Ever: The Insane, Incredible, Insolvent, and Entirely Unbelievable Story Of The SS Great Eastern

This is the story of one of the greatest engineering achievements of the  Victorian Age. It is also the story of a ship so far ahead of its time it was one of the greatest financial failures ever...

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Speed In The Swamp: Top Fuel and Funny Car Action Photos From The 2020 NHRA Gatornationals

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was only a few weeks back but the 2020 NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals represented a big move for the series in 2020 because it was the first race outside of...

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The 2020 Hi-Performance Expo Powered by Optima Batteries Is Coming To COTA November 1-3 – Big Fun, Big Money, Be There!

Winter is on the way, you have been likely locked out of at least a few of your favorite events this year and you are kind of bummed that there’s nothing left to do this year, right? WRONG. The...

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Boosted Insanity: Watch The Most Powerful 4.0L Jeep Engine Ever Built Make 860+ HP and 880+ Lb-Ft On The Dyno!

It has been awesome to watch Newcomer Racing’s builds on the Horsepower Monster YouTube Channel. This company that is so well known for its Jeep inline six stuff is just killing it. The...

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Checks And Balances: Now The YouTubers Are Checking On Each Other’s Projects!

Ever since he evicted a possum off of the engine of a Fiat roadster nobody cared about until he got the keys, Kevin has been a man after junk cars. He might have trumped me in the amount of...

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Metal Shop Rules: Building Mini-Tubs For The Valiant Wagon

Is it still 2020? Yep, it is. Masks, pandemics, lockdowns, restrictions and all. While many of us feel like Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day” at this point in time, the positive is that...

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Historical Footage: Ford’s Battle Tactics For Dealing With The 1965 Corvair…These Guys Were Going For The Throat!

By the time the second-generation Corvair was being prepared for sale, Ford’s Mustang had proven to be a runaway hit of historical proportions. General Motors knew just how deep in trouble they...

Metal Flake, It’s Gr-r-r-r-eat! More Airbrushing Work On The Boogie Van!

If it is done right, it looks like good hard candy, with a shine deep enough to convince you that you can swim in it. there’s shadowing, there’s symmetry, there’s a delicate touch...

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Playing In The Dirt: 2020 Baja 500 Robby Gordon Highlights & Recap

As you well know, we love BAJA, and specifically racing in BAJA. In fact, just last night we were talking with a group of folks about the BAJA 1000 and just how awesome that event is even if you...

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Do Bigger Ports Kill Low Speed Power? Are Big Heads Only Good On High RPM Engines? Here’s The Answer

Engines are interesting. Not only are they great mechanical beasts that make power, but they are arguably one of the more misunderstood items in our lives. Regular people have little or no clue on...

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Recipe For Fun: Civic Body, Minivan Engine, Big-Ass Turbo And An Open Airstrip – 189 Miles An Hour!

When I was coming out of high school and into the real world, any Honda Civic that was anything other than stock was immediately the target of full criticism: “rice rockets”, the fart-can...

Classic YouTube: Watch A 427-Powered Mustang Whip Up On A Supercharged BMW M5!

The E39-series BMW M5 is a car to take very, very seriously. When it debuted in 1998, it was an attention getter: it might look like your “I just made middle management and I decided to splurge...

Use In It’s Intended Manner: This Baldwin-Motion Camaro Tribute Pays Tribute!

We remember the greats. But we forget that the greats were not that common, really. What’s the running joke about there now being at least three time the amount of 1969 Z/28 Camaros in...

Racing $1,100 Compact Cars Wheel To Wheel On The Road Course Is A Riot! Watch Project Bargain Racement Hit The Track!

When the guys from Bad Obsession Motorsport decided to build a car for the new City Cup racing series, we knew it was going to be fun. In the first few installments of the build you can see that...

Heavy Hitter: A Drag-Racing Peterbilt That Will Stripe The Pavement Anywhere, Anytime

If you dive into the world of Factory Appearing, Stock Tire racing, you will find that the most brutal battle boils down to the one between Chrysler’s Hemi and the Buick 455. Which takes the...

Watch Goodwood Speed Week LIVE Right Here! Epic Historic Race Cars Hauling Ass At Goodwood

If you don’t know Goodwood then you have been living under a rock. We remember when photos and video were all you would get from Goodwood, other than the highlight stuff that was run on TV....

FREE Livestreaming Drag Racing Today: IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals – Saturday

We waited so long for drag racing to get started again and thankfully it did in fact get underway the past couple of months. The challenge with the abbreviated season was the fact that all of a...

Free Live Streaming Drag Racing: The Fall Fling West Is LIVE Right Here

Normally the Spring Fling Million in Las Vegas is held in April and we bring you all the action LIVE right here on BANGshift.com, but because of COVID-19 that all went out the window for 2020. With...