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How Does A Top Tier Drag Radial Car Cost To Race? In The Hot Seat: Justin Martin’s LDR Twin Turbo Nova!

Racing isn’t cheap. Sure, the average guy can totally build a car at home and go racing and have a lot of fun without breaking the bank. But the cost of racing is proportional to how quick and...

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FREE LIVE STREAMING DRAG RACING! We Are LIVE From The Southwest Showdown In Tucson All Weekend!

That’s right folks, we’re super excited to bring you our FIRST live streaming video broadcast of 2021 starting this Thursday afternoon from Tucson Dragway, home of the Southwest Shootout....

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Rocky Mountain Race Week AND Road Week Registration Is Open! Sign Up Now!

If you dream of driving your hot rod cross country, racing it each and every day, and meeting all kinds of other people that are doing the same thing, then Rocky Mountain Race Week is the event for...

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Lone Star Throwdown 2021 Photos Just Keep Coming! Nothing But Custom Trucks In This Batch!

Lone Star Throwdown photos baby! We’ve got tons more to share this week and today’s batch is a mix of nothing but late model custom trucks of all kinds. Fords, Dodge, Toyota, Chevrolet,...

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Finnegan Shares 5 Must-Do Hacks For Building Headers At Home, So Watch!

Building headers at home is fun! Okay, so you’ve probably not heard that statement very often when talking about building headers, but the truth is that there are tips and tricks that can...

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Lights Out 12 Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up, Header Flaming Images From The Baddest Radial Race On Earth

Oh yes, it’s Lights Out 12 week here at South Georgia Motorsports Park and that means the baddest small tire cars in the country have all converged on this fabled drag strip just north of the...

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Event Coverage: The 2009 Big 3 Swap Meet in San Diego, 110 Photos

On Friday, February 27, we took a drive down to San Diego to have a look at the Big 3 Parts Exchange, an annual swap meet in San Diego, California. It’s called Big 3 because it is run by three...

Crane Cams May Be Reopening Soon

Autoweek.com is reporting that Crane Cams will be reopened after restructuring as early as next week, but most likely the plant will be open in a month. Although all 280 company employees have been...

Chadmouth: My Journey from Then to Now

It’s been a long tough road, but Bangshift.com is here, and we are so excited. The name change has been quite an endeavor. Dealing with lawyers and trademarks and all the crap that goes along...

Unbelievable Wrecked 1969 Mustang Mach 1

Man, we had to share this with you. It’s from our pals over at CarDomain.com and their blog. Believe it or not, these photos were actually once a very sweet Mustang fastback. No, it was not at...

It Came from the Fab Shop: The Project Wagoneer

(By Loren Krussow) – The common Jeep Wagoneer, as produced from 1963 to 1991, could quite possibly be one of the homeliest vehicles on the road (or sitting in backyards, or lined up in the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Camaro Killed For the Right-Hand-Drive Crowd!

Chevrolet, in an effort to curb spending, has announced that it will not be making right-hand-drive 2010 Camaros. Ha ha ha!  I know it’s not nice to poke fun at the Brits, and all others...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The Buffalo Bomb-Proof Truck

The military has some of the most purpose-driven vehicles in the world. Whether they are fighting vehicles or support trucks, every one has a role that it’s destined to fill. The Buffalo,...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Soap-Box Derby Domination

Ever build your kid’s science project? Chat with Chad about that because he did last week. This is the racing equivalent of that. These are a couple of soap box derby racers apparently built by...

Gearhead Destination of the Week: Texas Raceway

When thinking of Gearhead Destinations, it’s easy to get caught up in the historical, big, or famous aspects of a place. But sometimes, it’s fun to brag about one of the local spots...

Video of the Week: 1990 Pikes Peak In-Car Action!

We’re not sure that we’ll ever be able to top this one. This is footage, both in car and out, is of Ari Vatanen driving a seriously hot rodded Peugeot 405 in the 1990 Pikes Peak Hill...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Top Comedy from Lime Rock

Here’s some more fun from Lime Rock. This GT1 racer began his race with a hard top and ended with a roadster, much to his chagrin. On talking to the driver, we learned that he was involved in...

Site of the Week: How to Do a Burnout Wiki!

The wonderful age of high-tech video and the Internet have finally come together for the greater good. Yes folks, thanks to Wikihow.com, you can learn how to do a burnout online. And lest you think...

Crane Cams Reportedly Shut Down

We learned the hard way last week that not all reports of horrible business news are correct at first, and we hope the same is true here, but a story on new-journalonline.com seems to verify the...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: Sir Malcom Campbell’s 1935 Bluebird

If you want to talk about the intersection of blunt force trauma and stylized design, then no conversation on the topic would be complete with out bringing up the Bluebird of Sir Malcom Campbell,...