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It’s The Night Before Bonneville 2020 Starts And That Means Nugget Car Show Photos!

One of the biggest traditions at Bonneville Speed Week is the Nugget Car Show that happens Friday and Saturday night at the Nugget Hotel and Casino in West Wendover Nevada. Friday night has everyone...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Start Right Here! Pit Photos Of Cars Getting Ready For Tomorrow’s Racing!

It’s Bonneville Speed Week 2020 people!!! As usual, there are folks saying the salt sucks, folks saying the salt is great, and somewhere in the middle is probably the truth, but we’ll...

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The Everyday Supercar: We Cruise The Mind Boggling 2020 McLaren GT

We’re normal guys around here. Obviously. If you have spent more than five minutes reading BangShift over the last 12 years you know that our tastes skew toward the low buck, the junkyard...

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Mopar Freaks Rejoice! There Ain’t No Party Like A MoParty! Holley’s Inaugural MoParty Pre-registration now LIVE!

Last year Holley went whole hog when they decided to have the Intergalactic Ford Festival in addition to Holley’s LSFest, but we knew more was coming. This year they’ve added a third...

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The Colonial Classic Bracket Race Is LIVE From Virginia Motorsports Park!

The crew at Virginia Motorsports Park is one of the best in the business, and they were fully set for this weekend’s 7th Annual Colonial Classic, when the rain came. Friday was a wash out as...

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Pre-registration Now Open for Holley’s 2nd Annual Intergalactic Ford Festival – It’s Like LSFest But More Fordy…

Last year’s Inaugural Intergalactic Ford Festival was INSANE compared to the start of Holley’s LSFest back in the day. When LSFest started there were 40 cars that showed up 10 years ago....

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Watch a Motorcycle Racer Crash Out of a Hill Climb Less Than 15 Seconds After Starting

I am pretty fascinated with European hill climb time trials. It seems like some super intense racing on amazingly challenging courses. All of the videos that pop up on the internet show cars and...

Childhood Dream Race: A Bunch Of YouTubers Brought Their Toys Out To Play!

I first drove a golf cart that wasn’t on a little asphalt track when I was seven. My younger brother had a friend that had a typical kart…you know, balloon tires and a Briggs and Stratton...

Morning Symphony: Wheel-Standing Mega Trucks On The Sled

I don’t know if it’s just me, but the one takeaway I remember from watching tractor and sled pulls on television back in the late 1980s was that everything that hitched up to the weight...

Grunt Force Trauma: Watch A Mack E9-V8 Churn Out Big Power And HUGE Torque On The Dyno

The Mack E9-V8 engine was a 998ci behemoth of a diesel that powered several models in the Mack lineup over the years. Powerful and fairly compact, the engine has its champions and detractors. It did...

Go Home And Drink: The 2020 SEMA Show Will Not Take Place

It’s a week-long grind, it’s long days and nights, it’s more photographs than we normally take the rest of the year. It’s also the place where we do business, find trends, see...

Video: The Sverige S1 Is A 2,000hp Mahogany Boat Built To Fulfill The Dreams Of Swedish Engineers From 80 Years Ago

We’ve run stories in the past telling you about the incredible racing boats of the 1920s and 1930s that were commissioned and operated by wildly rich guys of that era. Guys like Gar Wood and...

Pop Goes The Frunk-Lid: The C8 Corvette’s Frunk Lid Opens By Itself?

The only time I’ve ever driven a C7 Corvette, I discovered one seriously annoying thing about it: every single solid time I sat down into the driver’s seat, my left knee would hit the...

On This Day In History: The Atomic Bombing Of Hiroshima, Japan

On August 4, 2020, Beirut, Lebanon was rocked by an explosion equated to 1.1 kilotons of TNT. You can find the videos yourself, but understand the scale of what you will be watching: a crater...

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Watch This Guy Cruise A Pulse Jet Powered Trike Like It Ain’t No Thing – Neato!

I know about as much about pulse jets as I do about 11th grade algebra or 11th grade science, history, ok everything but lunch. I pretty well dominated that. Anyway I am pretty sure that the...

Drag History Video: The Story of the Double Trouble Twin Engine Slingshot

All old race cars have awesome stories to tell, some more than others. The Double Trouble twin engine slingshot dragster has really been three cars in its life. The first was a hard running, Hemi...

Cool Video: There’s A Locomotive Graveyard Deep In The Woods Of Maine – This Is Awesome

All remaining steam locomotives are not relegated to pulling train loads of tourists or becoming pigeon perches at railroad museums. Here’s a couple that escaped those fates, but they are not...

Tech Talk: Borgeson Has A Tech Page That Will Knock Your Socks Off – FAQs, Tips, and More Here

We know that you love car stuff because you are reading BangShift right now. You likely love the car stuff more than you love the stuff you are supposed to be doing at the moment, which is a-ok with...

Small Wonders: Honda Appears Ready To Bring Back The CRX and CR-Z Names – Here’s Our Take On What They’ll Be

(By Tom Lohnes) – Honda, the company who just made their lineup a whole lot more boring for 2021 by removing the Fit hatchback, Civic Si, and the Accord with the manual transmission,...

This Restored 1977 Lindblad Badger Midget Is A Beautiful, Incredible Machine

Midget racing is one of those things that happens in lots and lots of places but has a larger fanbase in specific locations around the country. Take for example the Chili Bowl or the numerous midget...