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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: The Spring Fling Million Dollar Race Coverage Is LIVE Right Here!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Tuesday afternoon thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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Dumb Fun Part 2: The Freaky Farm-Built Dually Is Back…And Crushing Cars!

A few weeks back we showed you a farm built truck that was using huge tires off of a piece of agricultural equipment, four foot wide wheel adapters, and a whole bunch of laughs to survive. The thing...

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Here’s Our Last Blast Of Photos From The Goodguys Show In Del Mar California

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Well this is it, our last batch of photos from the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association Del Mar Nationals in sunny SoCal. This event is one of our favorites each year and we...

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Which One Of These Throwback Wheels Would You Most Like To Rock On Your Hot Rod?

What once was is cool again, and never is that more evident than in the world of custom cars and clothing fashion. Shoes, pants, shirts, jewelry, hair styles, it is super common for fashion trends of...

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Holley EFI Outlaw Street Car Reunion VI Gallery: Our Coverage Starts Now!

So much for the Spring serenity in Western Kentucky. It’s time for some good old-fashioned throw-down racing at Beech Bend Raceway and starting today, the Holley EFI Outlaw Street Car Reunion...

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PDRA East Coast Nationals Photo Coverage: They Were Flying At Galot To Kick Off The Season!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was like old home week when the PDRA kicked off their season with the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park. This event brought...

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Summit Racing Equipment and NHRA together through 2012

During a period when every sponsorship or sanctioning body announcement seems to involve one or the other going away, we were thrilled to hear that our friends over at Summit Racing Equipment have...

Good Salt and Three Tracks for 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

Word broke late yesterday on the Southern California Timing Association web site that the surface condition at the Bonneville Salt Flats is perfect for racing and ready to be prepped. The better news...

Video of the Week: Home Brewed Enginuity

Yeah, we know it’s really spelled “ingenuity,” but here at BangShift.com we are coining a new phrase. Enginuity refers to the creative utilization of automotive parts in the pursuit...

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Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Rear-Engine ’40 Ford

This one certainly shocked us. It’s yet another find from Lead East 2008 and it qualifies very high up on the crazy scale. The Deluxe grille and classic look of the 1939 and 1940 Fords are...

Cash For Clunkers: Ready or Not It’s Here

We’ve moaned and complained about it. We’ve picked it apart and shown it’s fatal flaws, but Cash for Clunkers is here and the manufacturers are getting ready for it. We like the...

Site of the Week: How to Become a Dirt Racing Hero

This week’s pick is DriveonDirt.com, the homepage for the dirt track driving school of the same name. We’ve always had a secret attraction to the world of dirt oval racing. It’s...

Awesome Coverage From Goodguys Columbus Show by Air Ride

Our friends at AirRide are back at it with some awesome photo and video coverage of the recent Goodguys show in Columbus, Ohio. There were more than 6,500 people registered for the mega-show and even...

Carnage of the Week: Massively Destructive Turbine Engine Test

For this installment of Carnage of the Week we’re entering the world of aviation. This is video of a “blade off test” that simulates what happens when a fan blade breaks off and...

Is the Caprice Coming? Lutz Hedges His Bets; Bloggers Say It Is

Ever since Bob Lutz intimated that the Pontiac G8 would be saved and sold as a new Chevy Caprice, there has been smiles around all corners of the BangShift.com universe. Rear wheel drive, V8, good...

The Jensen Rule: IHRA Modifies Rules to Allow Andy Jensen’s Turbo Small-Block Camaro Pro Mod

It’s not only rare, it may be a drag racing first. The IHRA has made a change to its Pro Modified class rules and has dropped the weight minimum to 2,300 pounds for turbocharged small-block...

Mayfield “Randomly” Tested Again, Results Pending for Days

Driver Jeremy Mayfield was apparently subjected to the least random random drug test of all time by NASCAR last Monday, according to the Associated Press. The results have not been made public as of...

Ford Bumps Production Again; Is the Worst Over?

Ford seems to be making a habit recently of announcing production increases. This time it plans on adding another 25,000 units to the slate in the third quarter of 2009. With Ford seeing very strong...

Book Review: Old School Customs: Top Traditional Custom Car Builders by Alan Mayes

This week’s book review delves deep into the world of traditional hot rods, and more specifically into the details about the most popular builders of these cars today. We’ll admit to...

PETA Wants Weinermobile Buried: We Say Pass the Spotted Owl Burgers

The Kris News Network got us this frustrating tip. PETA, otherwise known as fringe idiots who are hell bent on wrecking the fun of normal people everywhere has seized on the recent passing of Oscar...