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Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

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No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...

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QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

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Stop Your Whining!!! Do Burnouts At Home While Your Stuck Waiting Out The Virus And Send In Video! Finnegan Did!

DISCLAIMER: We are not legal experts, do this at your own risk. Crash your junk in your driveway doing burnouts? On you. Get the cops called and have to try not to get arrested? On you. Get fined for...

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NHRA Releases Revised 2020 Schedule – Major Changes, Countdown Format Off, Old-School Points Chase Starts In June

The NHRA has released a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 Mello Mello Drag Racing Series tour and it is one that includes some significant changes. Interrupted by the COVID-19 virus...

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Watch AA Fuel Altereds At The March Meet Right Here! Eliminations Action Was Awesome!

If you don’t know who won the March Meet AA Fuel Altered class then we don’t want to spoil it for you, but we will say that we are very excited about it because he’s one of our...

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Event Coverage: 159 Photos from the 2009 Viva Las Vegas Car Show

As promised last week when we posted this gallery of 66 retro custom cars, BangShift.com spent Saturday in Las Vegas for the 12th Annual Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender. The event is now held at...

eBay Pick of the Week: The World’s Fastest Viper

Here’s a flat nasty piece of machinery. It’s the SVS Stryker Viper, with twin turbos, 1,500 hp, and actual, undisputed time-slips that back up the claim that this is the world’s...

Spectre Performance Truck and El Camino Stolen

This kind of stuff makes our blood boil. Our friends over at Spectre Performance have suffered the theft of not only a bitchin’ car, but also the truck used to haul it. Please read below for...

Monday Time Killer: DragList.com

This week’s time killer is one that transcends a single day. Bill Pratt started the drag list, way back in the day when the internet was just becoming a place to find all kinds of neat...

Plug and Play Injection: New EZ-EFI From FAST

This new “self tuning” efi setup from FAST seems like the ticket for a mild street motor and an owner who’s interested in ditching his carb but isn’t comfortable with tuning a...

Gearhead Destination: The Half Moon Bay Drag Strip Reunion

On April 26, 2009 at the Half Moon Bay Airport, the Pacific Coast Dream Machines show will take place. The airport, located about 20 miles of San Francisco, was once home to a legendary drag strip of...

Six-Speed Automatic From TCI

Not sure how this one slid past us, but TCI is offering a six speed automatic transmission based on the GM 4l80E. This is rated to a claimed 850 hp and is intended for everything from street machines...

National Speed Sport News Turns 75

If you are a racing nut, especially someone who enjoys multiple forms of competition, you are probably a National Speed Sport News reader. It’s essentially the publication that launched the...

Photo Gallery: 66 Retro-Style Custom Cars

BangShift.com is heading to the Viva Las Vegas rockabilly car show this weekend, so we’ve got retro on the brain right now. That seemed like a good reason to post up this new photo gallery with...

Pinks All Out to Run Four-Lane Drags at zMax

Ever since zMax Dragway opened in Concord, North Carolina, with its four lanes, the world has been wondering when the track would uncork all four during competition. Well, the answer is April 25,...

Video of the Week: The World’s Lowest-Flying Wheelstander

I’m calling a mulligan on this one. I am familiar with this car. It’s the twin-turbocharged, big-block-Ford-powered 1967 Mustang of Canadian Frank Pompilio. I wrote a feature on the car...

Morrow Award Gets Renamed

Back when our corporate headquarters was located in Burbank, there was a store just up the street from the shop called Autobooks. It’s where we would escape to when we needed to kill some time...

Jeep Military J8s Available in the U.S., Kind Of

The Jeep J8 is a kick ass, military-spec version of the Wrangler that has previously only been sold to foreign governments and militaries. Enthusiasts have been pining for this littler killer to be...

Comp Cams Hosts the Amsoil Mopar Muscle Engine Challenge

There are several big-time engine-building competitions out there but there’s only one that caters strictly to the Mopar-loving crowd. This one, backed by Mopar Muscle magazine will be held at...