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Photo Coverage: 2019 Highway Creeper Car Club Rock N Rods Car Show

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Back in April, we attended the Highway Creepers Car Club’s 6th Annual Rock N Rods Car and Bike Show. This is one of our favorite shows to attend...

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FoxKart: How A Ohio-Rotted 1986 Mustang Convertible Got A Second Lease On Life!

The first words that came out of my mouth once I exited the car were as straightforward as it gets: “How the hell do you have a car like this in a neighborhood that has to have the HOA from...

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Ron Leek: Remembering A True American Original That Helped Shape Drag Racing, Motorized Entertainment

“Well, Brian…I have pulmonary fibrosis and I’m 80 years old…” that was how my last chat with Ron Leek began a couple of weeks ago. Ron was making one final lap of his...

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Goodguys Columbus 2019 Photos: One Of America’s Greatest Automotive Events, Bar None

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – The title is kind of bold, right? One of America’s greatest automotive events?! How the hell can anyone make that statement? We think we’re mildly...

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FREE LIVE Streaming Video From The Western States Championship TODAY!

That’s right folks, we’ll be LIVE from the Western States Championship at Sacramento Raceway ALL WEEKEND thanks to support from West Coast Architectural Sheet Metal who will be our...

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The Mid-West Pro Mod Series At XRP In Texas Is Going Down! WATCH LIVE SATURDAY EVENING!

It’s time for the fifth round of the Mid-West Pro Mod Series’ 2019 calendar, and that takes us to Xtreme Raceway Park in Ennis, Texas…and it’s gonna be a hot one this weekend!...

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Champion Speed Shop at the National Hot Rod Reunion

Journalist and PR hack Mike Bumbeck recently sent us this announcement of the San Francisco’s Champion Speed Shop attending the National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky: The Champion...

Around-the-World Road Trip

Imagine the ultimate road trip. Now take your wildest thought and crumple it up and throw it away because you’ve not even begun to touch the trip that Jan and Leone Vorster have been on for the...

Video of the Week: 48-Cylinder Motorcycle!

We have to thank BangShift.com forum member Kris for the hot tip on what is most definitely the wildest motorcycle we have ever seen. This freaking thing has 48 cylinders. It looked like a Photoshop...

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BangShift.com Daily Coverage of the 2009 National Hot Rod Reunion This Weekend

BangShift.com will be banging out lots of great event coverage from this weekend’s 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We’ll be on...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Drag Week 2005

Chad’s recent discovery of some build photos of his ’56 Chevy called Rusty got me to remembering that I have a treasure trove of photos from Hot Rod‘s Drag Week 2005. I covered the...

Site of the Week: Worshipping the “Better Off Dead” Camaro

A wise man once said, “There’s a fine line between hobby and mental illness.” This dude is walking it. You may or may not remember the cult 1980s teen comedy hit, Better off Dead....

New 3.7L V6 is the Base Engine for 2011 Mustangs

The Mustang News is reporting that the base engine for the 2011 model year Mustangs will be a 3.7L V6, replacing the ancient and stodgy 4.0L mill that currently fills the engine bay of non-GT...

LS9 Powered Camaro from Henessey Performance Engineering

Well that certainly didn’t take long. John Hennessey has shoved a blown LS9 motor into the front of a new Camaro, creating the nastiest ever Camaro that’s based on factory parts. It has...

Survey Shows Americans Love Manufacturing, Just Hate Actually Doing It

A new survey conducted by the firm of Deloitte LLP and The Manufacturing Institute shows that Americans understand that industrial manufacturing is a vital part of the economy but also shows that the...

Automotive Advertising on Television Hits the Skids

It’s no shock that auto manufacturers have massively scaled back on advertising as their bank accounts have dwindled into overdraft protection status. It probably follows the logic chain that...

Pony Cars Coming to NASCAR

Man this is some good news! Thanks to to a tip from KNN (The Kris News Network) we got ahold of this story that confirms that pony cars are on the way to NASCAR. They’ll hit the Nationwide...

That’s a Wrap: Veale/Brown Motorsports NHRA Joliet Divisional Wrap Up

The two-week-in-a-row marathon at Joliet, Illinois’ Route 66 Raceway is finished for 2009. Both Jeff and Andrew Veale stayed at the track in between events, buttoning up some things on the...

Event Coverage: 46 Photos from the Long Beach Swap Meet, 6/14/2009

The swap meet held in Long Beach, Califoria, by Topping Events is nearly as famous as the one in Pomona. I have to admit that I like this one much better than Pomona. Yes, it’s smaller in size,...

Barnstormin’: Finding Your Spot

My wife has this theory that everyone has a couple specific places, like actual, physical places that when you’re there, you simply belong. Normally such thinking lends me to ask her if...