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The Dragster Hunter: Check Out The Incredible Story Of A 1960s California Dragster That Somehow Ended Up In Tennessee

Our pal Tommy Lee Byrd keeps on topping himself. Not only does this guy find the coolest and most interesting deals on all kinds of interesting parts but he is also history obsessed like we are and...

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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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Camaro May Outsell Mustang By Year End

It hasn’t happened since the mid-1980s, but there is a chance that the Chevy Camaro might actually outsell the Ford Mustang this year. Even Chevy executives are a bit suprised how well the car...

Book Review: The Corvette Factories by Mike Mueller

Mike Mueller’s latest work, The Corvette Factories: Building America’s Sports Car is a cool look back, not just on the history of the Corvette, but on the history of how we build cars....

US Soldiers Get VIP Treatment at Qatar Unlimited Hydroplane Race

It wasn’t just the drag racers making big horsepower in Qatar last weekend. The unlimited hydroplane guys got invited over by the Sheik to compete for the first time in the country’s...

Great Thread: Cars on the Ocean Floor

The Internet is an amazing place to find all sorts of automotive stuff you may never have thought of and that’s really fun and entertaining. Like this: how about a bunch of photos of cars at...

Video: RM Auctions General Lee Delivered to New Owner, Upside Down!

Here’s a video you thought you’d never see: a car from a high-end auction sale delivered on its roof. This is one of the cars used in the 2005 Dukes of Hazzard movie, and it’s...

National Dragster Vintage Drag Photos Column, Part 2

A little over a week ago we posted an item about a column that National Dragster editor Phil Burgess had written about how vintage drag photos tend to circle the Internet. The best part of the column...

eBay Pick of the Week: 1951 Kaiser Henry J

This week’s eBay pick has us in a bit of a quandry. Is a 1951 Henry J, admittedly unhacked, but without an engine, is it worth $4,000? It is the perfect foundation for a Gasser project, and...

Wisconsin Mopar Guy Indicted for Fraud and Money Laundering Through Car Sales

Sometimes you have to wonder where all the money comes from in high-stakes muscle car buying and selling. In this case, it may have all gone into a big shell game played by Fred Englehart of...

Super Chevy Show Sold: Something Interesting Is Happening Here

When we heard the news the other day that the Super Chevy Show had been sold, we figured some promotions or event company bought it and the event series was on the short road to extinction. Then we...

Jeremy Mayfield Interviewed During Auction of His Property

BangShift.com member Bobby Kincade tipped us off onto a great interview with ousted NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield that was actually done while his personal property was being auctioned off last week....

Monday Time Killer: The New CarsInBarns.com

Looking to burn some hours while you’re on the clock at work? Check the new version of CarsInBarns.com. As the title promises, the site is loaded with photos of derelict muscle cars resting...

Photo Gallery: 60-Plus Shots from the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals, Sunday

We’ve had another sleep deprived night here in Las Vegas at the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals, and it’s not because we’ve been partying on the strip. In it’s fifth...

Video: In-Car and On-Car Footage of Larry Larson’s 6.93-Second Quarter Mile Pass in a Real Street Driven Nova

This is it! We have video of Larry Larson running 6.93 seconds and 211 mph in his ’66 Chevy Nova that was the winner of Hot Rod magazine’s Drag Week in 2008 and 2009. The car never went...

Photo Gallery: 100-Plus Shots from the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals

There’s been zero sleep for the BangShift.com crew here at the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals at The Strip in Las Vegas. The West Coast’s Pacific Street Car Association has thrown...