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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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Hitting the Mainstream: The Los Angeles Times Covers Van Nuys Cruising

The seemingly spontaneous rebirth of cruising on the fabled Van Nuys Blvd. in Los Angeles was one of the few truly bright spots in 2009 for gearheads. What started as a small gathering of guys who...

Stolen: Vintage Custom Pontiac in Canada

We really hate it when cool old cars get stolen by scumbags. In this case, the scumbags are presumably Canadian, as this theft went down up in Edmonton, Canada. A customized 1959 Pontiac Parisienne...

Jan Gabriel, Pioneering Drag Radio Ad Voice and Racing Announcer Passes at Age 69

Jan Gabriel, the original voice of Ben Christ’s historic “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!” drag strip radio ads and a successful television producer, has died at age 69. This marks the...

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Speedzzter Says: Why Do Automotive Engineers Hate Us?

Maybe you’ve been there. The in-tank fuel pump on some aging EFI car has quit. You’re in the shop lying on the frigid concrete. The cheap plastic siphon pump you bought to drain the...

Tim Allen’s Moal Roadster is up for Grabs on eBay

In the past week we showed you Boyd Coddington’s last custom rod for sale on eBay. Now here is a super high-dollar rod for sale from the collection of Tim Allen, best known for his role on Home...

Event Gallery: New Years Bracket Bash in Fontana California

While most of the country was embroiled in one of the most widespread cold spells in history, the greater Los Angeles area was enjoying temps in the mid 70s on New Years. And if that wasn’t...

Photo Tour: The Petersen Automotive Museum

A few days ago, we brought you a photo tour of the Justice Bros. Racing Museum in Duarte, California, as an introduction to stuff you can do when you are a gearhead visiting the Los Angeles area. Now...

Government Funding Engine Projects, Yunick’s Hot Vapor Engine Seems To Be Among Them

Apparently while sweeping under the rug, the US Government located $187 million dollars and decided to dole it out in the form of grants to companies that build engines. The money is to be used for...

Aussie Spec Ford Falcon is Dead According to Ford’s President Mulally

The Ford Falcon, long a staple of high-performance motoring in Australia, will not be produced in the current form much longer according to Ford boss Alan Mulally. Citing Ford’s new “One...

The Story of a Chevelle and A Demolished Dealership

We ran into a bittersweet story on SouthtownStar.com about an Illinois man who owns a 1967 Chevelle that he bought brand new from the now demolished Sunrise Chevrolet located in Midlothian, Illinois....

Only One Dodge Team Left In NASCAR for 2010

It has come to this for Dodge in NASCAR. Roger Penske’s team will be the only one left running a car with a Dodge logo and headlight stickers on it for 2010. It is a far cry from the triumphant...

Racing Junk Pick: A 1977 Holden WTF-amino

We love looking at stuff on RacingJunk.com because you don’t normally need to weed through a bunch of crap to see cool iron. Case in point is this thing, a 1977 Holden HX ‘ute that is...

Caption Contest: Cardboard and Aluminum Foil Bling Bling

It’s that time again, friends. Time for the BangShift.com caption contest, where you write the caption for a chance to win the admiration and laughs from both of the readers who will be...

Bob Toia, Founder of Gratiot Auto Supply, Dies At Age 95

Bob Toia, the founder and longtime operator of Gratiot Auto Supply, a former giant in the world of aftermarket parts sales, has died at the age of 95. There are few companies in the performance that...