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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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Nostalgia Fuel Funny Cars will Assault the East Coast this Summer!

This announcement really kicks some ass for us East Coasters. For too long, the West Coast guys have had a hammerlock on the nostalgia nitro Funny Car craze. Now we’re getting our dose of the...

Cool Video: King of the Hammers

Three weeks ago our friend Fred Williams at 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine told us that he was going to compete in King of the Hammers, a rockcrawling off-road race held in Johnson Valley,...

F1 Pay Cut: Send Fernando Alonso a Few Bucks

Brother, can you spare a dime for team Renault F1 driver Fernando Alonso? His pay was cut by 33% recently and instead of making a modest $17.5 million dollars a year, he will be forced to scrape by...

BangShift Chad Will Be On Site at Goodguys Pleasanton and Del Mar

The real old Barris Batmobile is going to be on display at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together in Pleasanton, California, this weekend. They obviously didn’t know that our own BangShift Chad...

Lohnes Pic of the Week: Dude, Your ‘Chute is Hanging Out

One of the more embarrassing things that can happen to the pilot of a high-powered drag car is premature parachute ejection. If the condition persists for more than four hours consult a crew chief....

Site of the Week: Internet Car Movie Database

Most people know about the Internet Movie Database. It’s a massive site that has info on just about every movie and television show ever made. A lot of people though, have no idea that there is...

Yates No. 28 Travis Kvapil NASCAR Team Shuts Down

Don’t go looking for the number 28 on the track this weekend. ESPN and NASCAR.com are reporting that Yates Racing has suspended all operations of the team and sent most of the crew people to...

Milan Dragway Dropped by IHRA, Now Sanctioned by NHRA

Milan Dragway, which was jettisoned last week by the IHRA for as yet undisclosed reasons, has signed a sanctioning agreement with the NHRA and will now abide by its rules and regulations. If you are...

Scorpion Performance May Buy Crane Cams

Thanks to BigBlockRanger on our message boards, it’s been brought to our attention that News-JournalOnline.com is reporting that Scorpion Performance is negotiating to buy the remnants of Crane...

Check It Out: ClunkBucket.com

Mike Bumbeck is our friend. More importantly though, Mike Bumbeck is a crazy person with a new website we want you to check out. Bumbeck is a talented writer, lover of the nostalgia drags, freelancer...

Book Review: John Force: The Straight Story of Drag Racing’s 300-MPH Superstar

When we first cracked the cover of this book, John Force: The Straight Story of Drag Racing’s 300-mph Superstar by Erik Arneson, we admittedly had low expectations because frankly, John Force...

Tata Nano: Tiny $2,000 Car to See Indian Roads by July

The little Tata Nano, a new car that will retail for less than $2,000 brand new, is set to cruise Indian roads in July according to a story by Reuters. Parent company Tata has been struggling as of...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: Attention in the Pits!

Attention in the pits! Drag Racing Hall of Fame announcer (and BangShift.com forum member) Jon Lundberg is credited with making that phrase standard operating procedure for every drag racing...

Barnstormin’: Smog Motors in the Mist

I and the “intrepid companion,” my two year old son Tom, have had a couple well documented adventures since he’s been able to walk around and make noises resembling words. Car...