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FREE LIVE STREAMING Drag Racing: The Xtreme Texas Nationals Featuring The Mid-West Drag Racing Series

Saturday: Racing scheduled for 6 P.M. Central! No, your eyes didn’t deceive you, the name is accurate: the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series, the former Mid-West Pro Mod...

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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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GM Shocked at Profitability of Camaro, 8 of 10 sold are V8 Powered

The 2010 Camaro is proving to be far more profitable for GM than they could have imagined, according to a story published by the Toronto Star. That paper managed to catch up with Bob Lutz at the...

Shop Tour: Accufab Manufacturing and Racing with John Mihovetz Himself

We were blown away last weekend when we showed up at Accufab in Ontario, California, with our buddy Larry Larson. We expected the “no camera policy” to be in full effect, but it was just...

The Next Hi-Impact Color for 2010 Dodge Challengers: Panther Pink (or Furious Fuschia)

Yes, the next special color for the 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T will be Panther Pink, but they are calling it Furious Fuschia and, according to insiders, it will be metallic, unlike the optional color...

Ford Uses Nelly To Unveil Mustang, and We Don’t Mean Par

Parnelli Jones is an American racing legend and a guy who drove a Mustang in Trans-Am action during the early 1970’s. Nelly is a rap star who apparently has an endorsement deal with Ford. Guess...

From the Archive: The Best License Plate Ever

Earlier this week, I posted a photo that my wife took in the bathroom at Thompson Drag Raceway, in Thompson, Ohio back in 2002. I had forgotten that she took another photo a couple years before that...

War on Racetracks: Social Circle, Georgia, Citizens Group Gearing Up To Kill a Drag Strip

The “Concerned Citizens of Social Circle” Georgia, otherwise known as the villagers with flaming torches, are ramping up their efforts to defeat a proposed drag strip project in their...

Video: Test and Tune the Ridetech Way

We’ve known the gang over at Ridetech for years, and know that their manufacturing, testing, and quality are second to none. We just didn’t realize that they had so much fun proving it!...

Special Gallery: 79 Photos of Chevelles and El Caminos

After almost a year live, we realized that BangShift.com has a LOT of photos in stock and ready for viewing. To help make them more interesting, we’re going to start compiling these photos into...

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...