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LIVE Streaming Drag Racing! Watch Mid West Pro Mods, Funny Cars, Dragsters, Big Tire & More From The Lonestar Nationals Pay Per View!

Drag Racing is finally getting rolling again! While we are not allowed to have spectators at the drag races here in Texas yet, we are excited to be able to be a part of the Lonestar Nationals Pay Per...

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Recall Warning: Harbor Freight 3-Ton And 6-Ton Jackstands

Of all of the ways I could potentially come to harm doing what I love, the scenario of being trapped between the earth and at least three thousand pounds of automobile might scare me even worse than...

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CLOCKS ON! Murder Nova Runs 4.0 At Throwdown In T-Town

The Street Outlaws guys are often super secretive about what their cars actually run, since they are always trying to hustle a race, but not this weekend in Tulsa! Both Murder Nova and Daddy Dave...

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Sign Up To Win Your Dream Car! Bandit T/A, Bronco, Mach 1, Corvettes, Hellcat, Shelbys, And More!

There is nobody like the Dream Giveaway crew. These folks put awesome hot rods, customs, trucks, street machines, and more in the hands of grateful hot rodders while supporting awesome charities at...

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You Can Own THE Hurst Camaro! Not A Hurst Elite Series Camaro, But The One They Developed The Package And Parts With!

Okay, this is a chance for any Camaro or Hurst vehicle enthusiast to get something truly special. Up for auction, from Hurst themselves, is the car that they developed all the Hurst Elite Series...

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Incredible Video: Watch The Semi-Finals and Finals Of A Multitude Of Classes At The 1963 NHRA US Nationals

This is some of the most stunning old school drag racing video we have ever seen. You are going to watch the semi-finals and finals of a multitude of classes at the 1963 NHRA US Nationals. This was...

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Site of the Week: ClassicPonyCars.com

This week we’re directing your attention to the history of the Ford Mustang and a website dedicated to just that subject. ClassicPonyCars.com is a catch-all source for everything that has to do...

Epic Fail: Toyota Hybrid Pace Car at Select NASCAR Events

This is not a late April Fools joke. It is the truth. A freaking Toyota Camry hybrid will act as the pace car, the official pace car, of upcoming NASCAR races. It will first appear at the Coca-Cola...

Event Coverage: The 5th Annual Jeg’s NHRA SportsNationals

The 5th Annual 2009 Jeg’s Pacific SPORTSNationals presented by K&N on April 18-19 in Fontana, California, was hot and fast, and we’re not just talking about the weather. While the...

2009 Mopar Spring Fling in Van Nuys this Weekend

So-Cal guys and gals, don’t forget that the gala Spring Fling all-Mopar show and more is coming this weekend, April 25-26 at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California. Actually it’s closer...

Video: The Popular Hot Rodding Project X 1957 Chevy

There’s currently a discussion on the BangShift.com message boards about the merits and influences of various magazine feature and project cars over the years. Whenever that topic comes up,...

Hotchkis Performance Now Offers Mopar Suspension

The Mopar guys can finally get bolt-on suspension upgrades from Hotchkis Performace, including tubular upper A-arms and front and rear antiroll bars. The stuff fits B-bodies (like Chargers and Road...

Mecum Auction Packed with Killer Vintage Drag Machinery

There is some significantly awesome stuff that will be crossing the block at the upcoming Mecum Auction in Indy on May 13-17, 2009. Among the stuff we’re fixated on, there’s a real 1965...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: The Scarab Mk1 Chevrolet

This week’s Vintage Racer is one that was born in the late 1950s road racing renaissance here in the good ol’ USA. As more and more people imported Eurpean race cars to compete on courses...

2009 MSD Car Show and Employee Appreciation Day Coming May 1

We got a note from our buddy Todd Ryden over at MSD Ignition and he told us about the employee appreciation day and car show that’s going down on May first. If you live in the El Paso, Texas,...

Book Review: The History of NHRA Pro Stock

NHRA Publications is a relatively new deal for the Glendora, Califorinia-based sanctioning body, and this book, The History of NHRA Pro Stock, is its second published effort. If you are a fan of the...

What if General Motors Has to Change Its Name?

What if GM is legally required through its restructuring to change its name? That’s the query behind a new poll at the Automotive News web site. The names offered for selection are GM Inc.,...

Edelbrock’s New Entry Level E-Street Aluminum Heads

Edelbrock just posted a page on its site about the new, entry-level E-Street line of aluminum cylinder heads being offered for small-block Chevy and Ford applications. They sell for under $1,000 a...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Stop!

It turns out that Honda Civics skip like small stones when driven into a sand trap at their terminal velocity. This little tidbit was discovered on a Wednesday “street night” at New...

Castroneves Acquitted of Tax Evasion

Sure it happened at the end of last week, and that’s like 23 years in blog time, but we wanted to give you some closure on the saga of Helio Castroneves and his tax evasion trial. It took the...