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The Showdown at the River 2019 Preview: A Nostalgia Race In Temple, Texas Is Bringing Out Some History!

(Words and photos provided by Scott Brown) Little River Dragway opened in the late 1950s. It is the oldest continually operating IHRA sanctioned drag strip in Texas and possibly in the entire USA....

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2019 Lonestar Roundup Photo Coverage: Hanging Out At Top Notch Burgers And Some Of The Coolest Cars Ever

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Our man Charles Wickam was at the Lonestar Roundup recently and he sent us piles of photos to share with you from the show, which we’re starting to do now....

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Viva Las Vegas 2019 Photo Coverage: The Desert’s Craziest Car Show Was Even Better This Year!

From its days as a little car show and rockabilly festival, Viva Las Vegas has grown into a colossus of a show that draws cars from around the country and hot rodders from around the world. It...

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Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

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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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Mike Ashley to Run a Top Fuel Dragster for Second Half of NHRA Season

In a surprising announcement on Monday, Mike Ashley proclaimed that he’s headed back into the drivers’ seat and this time it will be in a Top Fuel car. Previously, Ashley has been...

The 2009 GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout is Coming

We just got confirmation via email that the GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout drag race will return to Memphis for the third time in October. The official press release says it best: 3nd Annual GM...

Book Review: Top Fuel Wormhole, the Cole Coonce Drag Strip Reader

Part travel log, part history lesson, part social commentary, sometimes frustrating, always thought provoking, and ultimately an awesome read, Top Fuel Wormhole; The Cole Coonce Drag Strip Reader is...

Video: 1,000-Plus Horsepower Blown Big-Block Chevy

Here at BangShift.com, we’re tuning up our video skills to bring you more action more often. One of the things we’ve been doing is hanging out more often at the Westech Performance Group...

Video: 2009 March Meet Action!

Way back when it was fresh news, we brought you six big photo galleries of the scene at the 2009 March Meet at Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield, California. At the time we also shot a bunch of video,...

eBay Pick, Bonus Edition: 1970 Cuda Funny Car

We stumbled upon this nugget of cool on eBay after we had seen the Monte Carlo with the insane asking price. It, too, is a bit pricey, but it’s a truckload cooler than the Monte. The owner of...

eBay Pick of the Week: 1971 Monte Carlo, Still High

Back in January we told you about a guy selling a former Hot Rod project car and the asking price was insanely high. The good news is that the price is come down, but it is still insanely high....

Monday Time Killer: Mazi Racing

Dawn and Mark Hovsepian are great drag racing photographers who hail from New Hampshire. Back when Goodguys had a racing series of its own, Dawn and Mark were the official photographers. Dawn’s...

Bob Tasca Sr. Spotted Testing His Cobra Jet Mustang

Our pal Jack Webster, a Mopar man by all accounts, was momentarily struck with the same affliction that we had when drooling over a Cobra Jet Mustang recently. It’s called,...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: GM Importing Chinese Cars

In a move that could be today’s equivalent to Benedict Arnold’s treasonous work with the British army during the Revolutionary War, GM has announced that, as part of its turnaround plan,...

This Week’s One Piece of Good News: Two Businesses Thriving in Detroit!

To offset some of the sheer anger and frustration of the weekly Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink blog item, here’s an actual bit of good news. It was sent along by our pal D2, and it’s a...

Save This Vintage Iron!

Our pals over at CarDomain.com posted an item on their blog that’s worth sharing. A Wyoming salvage yard that has tons of cool vintage cars that the owner of the yard wants to sell or even...

Government to Force GM and Chrysler Out of Racing?

With Chrysler essentially living on the government monetary feed-bag for the time being and GM seemingly headed that way shortly, some information has surfaced to suggest that the government is not...

Hot Rod Magazine is Giving Away a 2010 Camaro SS During Power Tour!

There has been speculation on the BangShift.com forums about what the 2009 Power Tour sweepstakes car will be, and now here’s the official news from HotRod.com: the prize is a 2010 Camaro SS!...