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2019 NHRA Carolina Nationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Controversial, and Fast Weekend!

(Photos by David Whealon) – As you know by now, Stevie Fast Jackson and the Bahrain 1 crew took home not only the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA pro mod championship but they also won the race,...

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Free LIVE Streaming Video From The Throwdown In T-Town. Pro Mods, Pro Street, X275, And More 10 AM Saturday.

It is one of our favorite drag racing events, and lucky for us they put it on TWICE each year. We’re talking about the Throwdown in T-Town, held in the spring and fall at Osage Casino Tulsa...

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Show Photo Coverage: The 2019 Kneeland Coucours D’elegance – Amazing Event!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I know what you’re thinking – this kind of show isn’t for regular gearheads.  I disagree.  Certainly the white-glove scrutiny the top-end cars get...

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Historic Charge: Watch Dean Marinis Make The First Nitrous Pro Mod Run Into The 5.50s! 5.57/255 – Insane

We have talked about Dean Marinis here at BangShift plenty over the years. The guy has been an absolute killer in a multitude of drag racing classes, most famously X275 with his orange Mustang, but...

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Tuggers! Check Out These Photos Featuring Tug Of War Trucks From The Scott County Fair In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – While the four-wheel-drive truck tuggers are entertaining, the two-wheel-drive rigs are a completely different animal. As you might guess, steering is not...

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Redline Rebuild: Watch A Model A Ford Four Banger Get The Full Rebuild Treatment!

We have loved every single iteration of the Hagerty Redline Rebuild series of engine restorations that the guys have done so far and this one is no exception. The most recent engine in the series is...

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Site of the Week: OldCarAndTruckPictures.com

While the name of the site certainly does not bowl you over with its inspiration, the massive number and variety of photos on this webpage will. OldCarAndTruckPictures.com is a catchall site that...

All Four Manufacturers Pull Financial Support for NASCAR Nationwide Series and Truck Series

Toyota has become the final auto manufacturer to announce that it will pull all financial support from the NASCAR truck series and Nationwide Series. The company, like the three American brands that...

Barnstormin’: The Hot Rod Reunion Weekend in Kentucky

For BangShift.com, the 2009 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will hopefully be remembered as a watershed weekend where we got ourselves out to a...

Video: Killer Action at the 2009 National Hot Rod Reunion, Saturday

We’re wrapping up the weekend-long BangShift.com coverage of the 2009 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway with the best video yet! This one features some great burnout,...

Sunday Coverage of the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

The 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion is in the books. After three days of sweltering heat, crushing humidity, and all-out horsepower warfare, the event has drawn to a close. BangShift.com has been...

Video: Cacklefest at the 2009 Holley/NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

The BangShift.com daily coverage of the 2009 Holley/NHRA Hot Rod Reunion continues! Here’s the radical cacklefest that went down on Saturday. Since it was held at night, you get header flames...

Event Coverage: Saturday at the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, 248 Photos!

Saturday at the 2009 Holley/NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, was action-packed, hot, humid, hazy, and hella cool. The car show was more massive than ever we could have...

Event Coverage: Friday at the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, With Video

We’re here and we’re delivering the goods from the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion being held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY. We were shooting photos and video of day one...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Viper Plant Reopens, USA Today Writer is a Killjoy

This week’s Friday Excuse to go Home Early and Drink touches on both happiness and anger.  The good news is that the Dodge Viper plant is back up and running in Detroit, cranking out...

More Amazing NHRA Photos by Mark Rebilas

While the NHRA event at Topeka, Kansas, was heldsome time ago, we still found it worthy to direct you to another amazing collection of photos from Mark Rebilas, who was on the scene at that race....

The Internet is Serious Business: Mud Bogging Websites in the New York Times

When we ran across a story about mud-bogging websites being covered in the New York Times, we knew something interesting had to be going on. It’s not like the paper would (Heaven forbid!) send...

Don Garlits Explains how to Fix Professional Drag Racing

Thanks to Dave Wallace for pointing us towards this link to an interview with Don Garlits where he expresses his ideas for “fixing” professional drag racing. Although he offers no...

See The Veale/Brown BangShift.com A/Fuel Dragster at Schepel Motor Group This Saturday

This weekend the Veale/Brown Motorsports A/Fuel dragster, which flies the BangShift.com colors loud and proud, will be appearing at their primary sponsor’s yearly car show. The show, being held...

Video: Lucas Oil’s 800 Horsepower, 515ci Test Engine

The crew over at Lucas Oil, including BangShift.com friend Tom Bogner, is always trying to keep ahead of the competition, which means lots of oil testing. “Oil testing” means horsepower...