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First Look: 2020 IndyCar Aero Screen – What Do You Think Of It?

It seems the age of modern open cockpit race cars will soon join NASCAR pit stops and car magazines on the rack at your local stores. Mike Hull of Chip Ganassi Racing released these two photos on his...

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2019 Riyadh Global Auto Salon: Our First Load of Images From This Incomprehensible Event

(Photos by the author) –  Directly following the NHRA Finals in Pomona, California and the awards evening on Monday night, I flew to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to attend the 2019 Riyadh Global Auto...

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Amazing Watch: This Animated Film About The 1955 Le Mans Disaster Is Artistic, Beautiful, and Crushingly Sad

Even if you are not a racing historian, you likely know the infamous story of Le Mans 1955. The year where Pierre Levegh suffered a horrendous crash in his Mercedes race car, tumbled through the...

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BACONSHIFT 2019: American Powertrain’s Holiday Sale Is On! Great Deals And Free Bacon…It’s That Easy!

Manual transmissions and bacon…is it any wonder why we like the folks at American Powertrain so much? Sure, you’re probably hard at work cramming bread crumbs up the south end of a...

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Free LIVE Streaming Video From The Street Car Super Nationals Continues Today!

Our FREE Live Streaming Video coverage of the 15th Street Car Super Nationals starts today around 10 am Pacific. The staff at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have this sucker primped and...

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Hilarity: Once Upon A Time in Monterey – The Car Bros Actually Enter Monterey Car Week Events – This Rules

We have long loved the Car Bros YouTube channel around here. These guys come up with weird ideas and concepts, riff on the more annoying parts of automotive culture, and love to do stuff that gets...

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News of the Weird: My Kid is Faster Than Your Kid

This totally isn’t news, but it’s Friday and it has been a rough week. Cut us some freakin’ slack. What’s not shocking is that this particular event happens in Maine. How...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: Perfect Muscle Truck Starter Material

This whole recent interest in muscle trucks has us thinking that we’d love to have one. In typical fashion we want to go a slightly different direction than the stuff we’ve seen on the...

Breaking News: That Was Quick! Cash for Clunkers Program So Successful it’s Broke and Will be Halted Tomorrow

The Department of Transportation has directed dealers to stop taking “Cash for Clunkers” applications at midnight on Thursday, July 30th, as the program was so well received it has run...

BangShift.com Welcomes Cherry Bomb as a Sponsor

OK, now it’s a party. BangShift.com is happy to announce that Cherry Bomb Exhaust has joined our growing family of sponsors. One of the most well known brands in all of the high performance...

Cool Old Press Photo: 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Sedan

With the recent crappy news about Chrysler forsaking its historical archives and allowing people to literally walk out of the building with pieces of it, we decided to feature a vintage Chrysler from...

It Came From the Fab Shop: How to Hop Up A Ceiling Fan

(By Loren Krussow) – When an upstairs bedroom in our home became unused, we chose to do something we’d always dreamed of and build a game room.  We painted the walls a dark “bar...

Jeremy Mayfield Says of his Stepmom, “She’s Basically a Whore. She Shot and Killed My Dad.” Lawsuit Ensues.

According to stories reported on Yahoo! Sports and at ESPN.com, Jeremy Mayfield now finds himself in a civil suit with his stepmother. Why? Because, after she testified against him in NASCAR’s...

Video of the Week: LSX V-8 Motor Swapped Into a Subaru WRX!

Well, this is certainly a swap we never saw coming. This Subaru WRX, which formerly was sporting a flat four, is now packing some very healthy sounding GM LSX V8 motorvation. There’s nothing...

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Great Photos of Harry Miller’s Race Cars

We have to thank KNN (The Kris News Network) for the tip about this awesome coverage of an event held at the Milwaukee Mile featuring many of the famous race cars built and influenced by Harry...

Potential New Drag Strip in Washington State Appears to be Dead in the Water

We figured that we should cap off a junky day of news with another piece of junky news. A group of drag racers in Forks, Washington, has been seeking a location where they can build a drag strip....

Bastards! Thief Steals ’69 Mustang; Crashes with Owner Hanging Out Window

We realize that this has been a downer of a news day, but hey, that’s how the cookie crumbles sometimes. This is the most depressing story we have read for quite some time. If you’ve ever...

Honda Creates Program to Support Grassroots Racing Efforts of Customers

We sure as hell wish we could be reporting this news was coming from a domestic manufacturer, but we’re guessing with the whole governmemt control thing, racing is looked upon with a stink eye....

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: 880ci on the Garage Floor

I hate heat waves. We’re locked into a miserable one here in New England currently. Temps over 90 degrees and humidity to match, it’s like we’re in bayou country. The flipside of...

Chrysler Archives Raided; GM’s Historical Documents at Risk of Destruction?

TheTruthAboutCars.com published an editorial recently that nearly drove us to tears. Apparently Chrysler has forsaken a large portion of its historical archive, to the point of allowing employees to...