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Hell In A Handbasket: This Fiat 600 Is A Center Steer, 9-Second Quarter Mile, Argentinean Sensation (Video)

There are people who think that the internet will be the ruination of us all one day and those people are probably right, but the thing sure has its upsides, too. Take Pablo Diaz and his incredible...

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2017 Race Of Gentlemen Photo Coverage: One Of The Neatest Events In The Country Delivers Again

(Words and photos by Anthony Festa – AnthonyPhillipFesta.com) – This year marked the 5th outing for The Race of Gentlemen, a Stultz & Sons Productions event that harkens back to the...

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We Will Have LIVE No Prep Street Racing Saturday From The Coffeyville Street Drags In Kansas

Do you want to watch real, honest, No Prep Street Racing Live? Good, because we’ll have all the street racing you can handle LIVE from the Coffeyville Street Drags in Coffeyville Kansas this...

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2017 Gasser Reunion Coverage! History and More On Display At Thompson Dragway

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the Gasser Reunion at Thompson Dragway in Ohio. Why? My wife and I blasted off fro college just after...

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2017 Mule City 300 Action Photo Coverage: The Finest In The Pulling World Hook For Glory

(Photos by David Whealon) – The other day we dropped some prime knowledge and photos on you from the Mule City 300 pull. This event was held at GALOT Motorsports Park in North Carolina and the...

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Historic Drag Racing From Tracks Around Illinois and Missouri – Four Wide Action and More!

This weekend I’ll be calling the action at the NHRA event in Norwalk, Ohio. I am looking forward to this race as it will have lots of fun stuff going for it like pro mods, championship...

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What On Earth Would You Use A 1968 Checker Aerobus For Other Than A Killer Roadtrip?

It takes a very special kind of person to drive a Checker of any kind. Composed of GM guts, enough metal to crush the pavement, and a durability not seen since the car-manufacturing side of Checker...

BangShifty Science: Will Shooting A Running Engine With .50 Cal Bullets Stop It?

We got sent a couple tips on this video but it was Ron Thomas who tree’d everyone with the first so we have to thank Ron for that. This video is cool and it is further proof that when it comes...

The Way It Should Have Been: This Ex-Group A Toyota Celica Rally Machine Makes The Regular Car Look Weak!

“Rally Rocket” brings up some correlating images for anyone who knows what rally racing is. Scenes like watching Colin McRae making a Subaru Impreza fly, or watching Tommi Mäkinen making...

This 1960 Promotional Film For The Chevy Corvair Is Over The Top 1960s Greatness

You may be thinking to yourself, “Hey, it looks like that Corvair is driving in a river!” You’d be right and the friendly but authoritative voice narrating the film makes things...

BangShift Project Thread: Wrenching On Old Military Jeeps For A Museum Is A Pretty Sweet Deal!

Our buddy Walt Dumont has a pretty neat deal on his hands that honestly, we just might be a little bit jealous over. He’s getting to play with military trucks. “Big deal”, you...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Most Hellish Traffic Jam Story?

Good morning, readers. I hope you are having a great day. As I’m typing this, I’m not. Here’s why: in a few hours, when I wake up in the morning, I get to experience the wonder and...

Watch Roger Lessman’s Massive 1990 Streamliner Crash At Bonneville – He Lived…Somehow

Since Roger Lessman himself posted this video to his YouTube page, we don’t think that he’d have a problem with us sharing it here on BangShift. During the 1990 World of Speed meet on the...

Video: Awesome Locomotive Crash Testing Video – Six Minutes of Unbelievable Destruction

In terms of pure, unbridled, wanton destruction, this six and half minute video depicting multiple locomotive crash tests is unmatched. Shot at normal speed and in super slow motion, you’ll see...

Rough Start: A Classic With Enough Wrong To Anger Plenty, This Mercedes Diesel-Powered Ford Falcon Could Be The Perfect Daily!

Daily-driver practicality and a body from 1967 don’t have to be mutually exclusive, like a lot of people tend to believe. Tuned up properly, the stock setup from back in the day is perfectly...

This Look Into The Crazy Busy Cockpit Of An Alky Funny Car Is Spectacular – Jason Rupert Getting It Done

Lots of BangShifters know the name Jason Rupert through his success in the nostalgia funny car world, but Jason has a long history in alky cars out on the west coast and this video shows him...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Do You Personally Define “Big Power”?

So a couple of weeks ago I served as the host for the 2017 Diesel Power Magazine Challenge. This unique event pitted 10 of the nation’s toughest and most wild diesel pickups against each other...

The Parting Shift: Ride Along With Quain Stott As He Makes A Wild, Violent, And Sideways Gasser Run At Bristol

We’ve showed video of Quain Stott and his Grand Illusion Willys gasser before but this one is really something else. In this clip we see Stott racing the car at Bristol Dragway, otherwise known...

Upgrade Your LSA The Easy Way With This New Performance Inlet From Superchargers Online

The LSA engine is a tough animal from the factory but let’s be honest, once you get used to the horsepower the thing is making upgrades become part of the program. Like any supercharger, more...

2017 Thompson Dragway Gasser Reunion Photo Coverage – Our Last Load Of Images From The Race

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks totally killed it with these photos from the 2017 Gasser Reunion at Thompson Dragway in Thompson, Ohio. The track and the state are both fitting to honor...