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How To Make $101,000 In A Day: Every Radial vs The World Elimination Run From The DuckX Sweet 16 2.0!

In terms of raw performance numbers, there may never be another small tire drag race like Sweet 16 2.0. The event happened last weekend at South Georgia Motorsports Park and it featured two classes....

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Incredible Photos: We Tour 3Dog Garage – Is This America’s Greatest Car Collection?

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) –A few weeks back I was fortunate to able to tour one of the most incredible private car collections anywhere in the world. Maybe you think that is hyperbole...

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2019 Summit Racing Equipment Piston Powered Expo Show Photos – Another Killer Event!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – There are certain shows that even we look more forward to than others in terms of providing coverage of. The Summit Racing Equipment Piston Powered Expo is one of...

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The Story Of The Surfin’ Bird: 3 Strangers, 1 ’75 Abandoned Firebird, and 2000 Miles to Glory

(Words and photos by John Bunger) – Meeting strangers from the internet to revive a forgotten muscle car and drive it 2000 miles across the country might just be the worst idea I’ve ever...

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Top Fuel Harley Davidson Action Photos: The Most Insane Bikes In Drag Racing Attack Gainesville Raceway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – If there is one class that represents the blatant insanity of drag racing, it is the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley-Davidson division. These are V-twin bikes that...

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This 1968 C10 Crew Cab Pickup Is Like A Wet Dream Come True! If Only Chevrolet Had Built Them This Way

There are a few companies around the country that build crew cab trucks from older GM and Fords that never actually came that way from the factory, and every time I see one I just drool. Even if the...

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McLaren F1 Burns to the Ground

Why fire and theft insurance on your car is always a good idea is clearly illustrated in the photo below of a McLaren, a real McLaren F1 burning to the ground in Santa Rosa, California.   The...

The Top 10 Reasons Why Pontiac is Being Killed Off

Jim Brennan is the fellow who brought us the super informative look at why certain Chrysler dealers got whacked recently and why others were spared the ax. Well Jim has penned another great piece...

Buy This and We Ban You: Fake Turbo Noise Maker

Of all the two-bit, glue-on, stupid, poser junk we have seen over the years, this one may take the cake as the lowest of the low. It’s a small device you slide into your tailpipe that makes it...

A First: Father and Son Crew Chiefs Win Fuel Classes at NHRA Topeka

Well this is neater than all get out. Father and son Ed and Jason McCullough were the respective crew chiefs for Ron Capps’ Nitro Funny Car (Ed) and Larry Dixon’s Top Fuel Dragster...

A/Fuel Tech Part 2: The $13,000 Intake Manifold

Last week we announced that BangShift.com will deliver a weekly tech series that looks inside an NHRA A/Fuel, nitro-burning, 5-second dragster, and the first installment included some basics of what...

Monday Time Killer: World Rally Championship Homepage

The World Rally Championship is a series that we basically have to watch from afar here in the USA, but it’s got some bitchin’ racing with wild little cars wrung out to within an inch of...

Event Coverage: Pep Boys Speed Shop Grand Opening

On May 30th, BangShift.com attended the grand opening of the all-new Pep Boys Speed Shop on Washington Blvd. in Los Angeles. This is a new deal for Pep Boys where they took a bunch of the brand-name...

New ABC Car TV Show: Crash Course

It looks like ABC took a clue from Chad and Freiburger’s old CarJunkieTV and realized that crashing junk and setting it on fire makes for good entertainment. News blogs are reporting that the...

2010 Camaro “WT” Model?

It looks like the boys over at TheMustangNews.com decided to have a little fun at the expense of the Camaro guys, developing a mock Camaro WT model that, “would appeal directly to their largest...

Spy Shots: Ford Cobra Jet 5.4L Dragster by Aeromotive

Earlier today we told you about the new Aeromotive Top Fuel dragster and mentioned the company’s new Cobra Jet Super Comp car. We thought you probably needed to know more. Aeromotive Fuel...

Event Coverage: 2009 Michigan Vintage VW Festival

Note: This is an event coverage story and photos that we got from BangShift.com forum member Fast Ed. If you attend a car show or race and have photos and info that you’d like to contribute for...

The El Mirage Racing One-Week Wonder

In between race cars is a place where some guys are not happy to be. After shutting down his XF/PP (flathead-powered production pickup) Bonneville truck from the last couple years and handing...

Museum of Speed to Open Tomorrow in Mentor, Ohio

Boy, this sounds like our kind of place. With more than 100 cars spread over 60,000 square feet, the Museum of Speed in Mentor, Ohio, is a place we recommend you get to on May 30th. It’s the...

Powerhouse Products Unveils New Website, Our Credit Card Trembles

This could probably qualify as a Monday Time Killer here on BangShift.com, but we’ll just drop you the straight noise from Powerhouse themselves. Powerhouse has always been a good place to...