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We Hit The Starting Line At Bonneville Speed Week 2020! Action Starts Right Here!

It’s that time folks! Racing has finally started at Bonneville Speed Week and we are so excited about the racing action that we couldn’t help but snag some photos to share all the...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Continue! Bitchin Hot Rods On The Salt!

One of the ultra cool things about Bonneville are the number of cool old hot rods and customs that show up on the salt on Saturday and Sunday of the first weekend of racing action. It makes us cringe...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Start Right Here! Pit Photos Of Cars Getting Ready For Tomorrow’s Racing!

It’s Bonneville Speed Week 2020 people!!! As usual, there are folks saying the salt sucks, folks saying the salt is great, and somewhere in the middle is probably the truth, but we’ll...

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It’s The Night Before Bonneville 2020 Starts And That Means Nugget Car Show Photos!

One of the biggest traditions at Bonneville Speed Week is the Nugget Car Show that happens Friday and Saturday night at the Nugget Hotel and Casino in West Wendover Nevada. Friday night has everyone...

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The Everyday Supercar: We Cruise The Mind Boggling 2020 McLaren GT

We’re normal guys around here. Obviously. If you have spent more than five minutes reading BangShift over the last 12 years you know that our tastes skew toward the low buck, the junkyard...

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Mopar Freaks Rejoice! There Ain’t No Party Like A MoParty! Holley’s Inaugural MoParty Pre-registration now LIVE!

Last year Holley went whole hog when they decided to have the Intergalactic Ford Festival in addition to Holley’s LSFest, but we knew more was coming. This year they’ve added a third...

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Don Prudhomme Retires From Drag Racing

The storied, 47-year career of drag racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme has drawn to a close. In an announcement that was made on Thursday, January 7, Prudhomme thanked his fans and...

Craigslist Pick: When Custom Paint Goes Wrong

When we saw photos of this four-door 1957 Chevy for sale in New Jersey we flashed back to a strange time in history called the 1990s. During that time, it was acceptable and in some cases encouraged...

Video: The Coolest NASCAR Film of All Time

Bar none, end of story, this video featuring clips from NASCAR racing in the 1960s is the coolest stock car racing video we have ever seen. There’s Ford FEs running with the valve covers off,...

Action In the Jeremy Mayfield Case Scheduled for Thursday

On Thursday, the legal teams for NASCAR and Jeremy Mayfield have to meet with a Federal judge due to some issues with the discovery phase of the lawsuit. Basically, the NASCAR attorneys are claiming...

Old Time Carnage Video: Ancient Stock Car Flies Off Track and Wipes Out Grandstand

All we really have to work with on this video is the date, which is 1960 and the place, which is Darlington Speedway. Let’s just say that it was a bad day to be sitting in the elevated...

NASCAR Scene Weekly Publication Bites the Dust

NASCAR Scene, which for nearly 30 years has been the weekly publication of record covering the world of stock car racing, is no more. The vast majority of the staff was laid off on Tuesday and word...

GM Chief On Saab: Pay Up, Sucka

We’re liking GM Chairman Ed Whitacre more and more. He’s been rip-roaring through the management ranks at the General, replacing the old guard with new people who want to light a fire...

War on Racetracks: Social Circle Residents Form Opposition Group to Proposed Drag Strip

Nattering nabobs in Social Circle, Georgia, trying to protect what must be the last utopian community in America, have formed an opposition group to lobby against a proposed drag strip project in the...

California Woman Left Marooned By NASCAR Reality Show

Reality television strikes again. The show NASCAR Angels has a crew running around the country repairing cars for people on a three-day deadline. But a woman in California who appealed to the...

We Tour DMC Racing: Turbocharged Gearhead Nirvana

DMC Racing is loacted in Halifax, Massachusetts, and has developed a reputation as one of the premier small-tire drag race car builders in the eastern half of the country. The spotless, humongo shop...

Killer Video: Russian Truck Racing

This is the total embodiment of the old adage, “people will race anything.” We’re taking you on a trip to the Russian countryside to check out some awesome racing action, complete...

Bad Idea: Student Driver Wrecks Car During Lesson In Snow Storm, Instructor in Critical Condition

Sometimes you just have to shake your head at the decisions people make. A Haverhill, Massachusetts driving instructor, has been hospitalized in critical condition after a student he was instructing...

Shocker: Ford Sales Up 30% in December

Good news for fans of the Ford brand. Sales jumped 30% in December and magically, incentive spending dropped. This is a suprisingly good sign and another tell tale that the company has a strong and...

Video: Drunk Driver Drags a Coke Machine Behind His Car

We’re guessing that this came from New Years Eve, the red-letter day for drunk driving. Maybe the guy was on his way to find a pallet full of rum to go with his Coke.  Source: Failblog.org...