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Southeast Gassers Action Photos: Mooresville Dragway Was Gasser Ground Zero and We Were There!

(Photos by David Whealon) – We have long been fans of the Southeast Gassers around here and there’s a great reason. They run off of what can be called the 1968 NHRA rule book, and Quain...

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Wild Video: Watch Kenny Brack Race A GT40 In the Rain – Some Of The Most Amazing Driving Footage EVER

While Kenny Brack is retied from full-time racer driver mode, he still races a lot and he serves as the chief test driver for McLaren so it isn’t like the former Indy 500 winner and IndyCar...

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BANGshift.com Wishes You All A Happy, Healthy, And Safe Independence Day!

It’s been a weird one ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages, but on behalf of myself, Brian Lohnes, Brian McTaggart, and all our families, BANGshift.com would like to wish...

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Amazing Video: 1966 AHRA Finals In Texas – Full Color, Sound, Etc – Bronco Buster, Canuck, Amazing Cars

I find myself too often saying that we’ve found or been tipped off to the best vintage drag racing video on the internet but the reality is that each time we think we see one that cannot be...

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Tony Schumacher Returns To NHRA Top Fuel Drag Racing – Running Back to Back Indy Races With Global Electronic Technology Backing

The last time we saw Tony Schumacher at Indy, he was standing to my left with a suit and tie on. He’s finally going right back to where he belongs on July 11-12 and July 18-19 behind the wheel...

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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO!!! We’re Bringing You Rocky Mountain Race Week LIVE Starting Next Week!

Five days of FREE Live Streaming Video on BANGshift.com is coming starting a week from today! We’re going to be racing on, and live streaming, 1320Video Rocky Mountain Race Week, the 7 day 5...

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The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Airs on Speed TV This Weekend! See the Teaser Video Here

I was there announcing the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational after SEMA 2009, and again at the big premiere of the TV show on Hollywood Blvd. earlier this week. Now you can see what it was all...

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New Web Site Features on BangShift.com, Plus More to Come

Go right up there to the top of the page, in the red bar below the BangShift.com logo, and you’ll see that we’ve done some moving around of the navigation tabs. There are also some new...

Killer Gallery: The 2009 ADRL Season in Photos

If you’re going to have a conversation about professional drag racing these days, it damn well better include the ADRL. As the fastest growing and (in our opinion) most exciting drag racing...

Amazing Video: CNC Machine Carves a Helmet From Billet Aluminum

This video, which we believe was shot at a German machine shop, is proof positive that, one day, machines will enslave humans and rule the Earth. Just watching this CNC machine take a square block of...

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Angelelli Takes Pole For This Weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona

The first major motorsport event in America for 2010 goes down this weekend. The 48th running of the 24 Hours of Daytona will happen on January 30-31 and the action can be followed on SPEED....

Craigslist Find: 1949 Willys Overland Station Wagon

We found this kick ass 1949 Willy Overland station wagon listed down in Ft. Worth, Texas. It is a two-door wagon that, according to the seller, is a one owner vehicle. From the pictures attached to...

Video: Dump Truck Rams and Destroys a Pedestrian Bridge in Turkey

The best thing about this video is that news reports say that none of the pedestrians were seriously hurt in what appears to be a horrific accident as the dump bed of a truck raises while being...

Craigslist Find: BMW, The Ultimate Wheeling Machine

This trar is officially BangShift.com approved. Anyone who has synapses misfiring badly enough that they were driven to mount a 1981 BMW 320I body on a 1979 Chevy Blazer frame is a-ok in our book....

War on Racetracks: Battle Over Proposed Social Circle, GA, Drag Strip Rages On

Both sides of the Social Circle, Georgia, drag strip debate met on January 26, 2010, for a so-called “work session” with the Planning and Zoning board. According to news reports, not much...

Caption This Photo: Chad Wears a ProCharger

Chad Reynolds is one half of the dynamic duo that brings you BangShift.com each and every day. Recently, Chad was out at the MPMC media trade show in Los Angeles. If you are a regular reader,...

Vintage Drag Video: The Coolest Jungle Jim Tribute Video We Have Ever Seen

One of the great games that fans of vintage drag racing play is “what if.” If history could be rewritten and events were to happen in a different way, how would things be different? One...

Cool Show Coverage From Down Under: The 44th Victorian Hot Rod Show

The guys over at CarDomain posted some show coverage from the 44th Victorian Hot Rod show held in Melbourne, Australia. This is one of the longest running shows in Oz and therefore draws lots of the...

No Winches on Mars: Spirit Rover Stuck For Nearly a Year, Probably Forever

The Mars rover Spirit is currently stuck in a sand pit and has been for nearly a year. NASA engineers are working hard to figure a way to get the robotic machine out of its quagmire because it...

Tough Times: W.J and K.J to Start 2010 NHRA Season Without Primary Sponsors

In a true sign of the financial times, both Warren Johnson and his son Kurt will begin the 2010 NHRA season without primary sponsorship and may only compete at a handful of races through the year....