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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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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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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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Mopar Freaks Rejoice! There Ain’t No Party Like A MoParty! Holley’s Inaugural MoParty Pre-registration now LIVE!

Last year Holley went whole hog when they decided to have the Intergalactic Ford Festival in addition to Holley’s LSFest, but we knew more was coming. This year they’ve added a third...

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The Colonial Classic Bracket Race Is LIVE From Virginia Motorsports Park!

The crew at Virginia Motorsports Park is one of the best in the business, and they were fully set for this weekend’s 7th Annual Colonial Classic, when the rain came. Friday was a wash out as...

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Pre-registration Now Open for Holley’s 2nd Annual Intergalactic Ford Festival – It’s Like LSFest But More Fordy…

Last year’s Inaugural Intergalactic Ford Festival was INSANE compared to the start of Holley’s LSFest back in the day. When LSFest started there were 40 cars that showed up 10 years ago....

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Watch A Pulling Tractor Destroy Four Blown Hemis Instantly – Multiple Hemis End Up In A Pile!

The only way to destroy four blown hemis quicker than it happens in this video would be to stuff them full of dynamite and explode them as they fell off a bridge into the ocean. Other than that,...

Here’s Some Words That Shouldn’t Be In The Same Sentence: Flat-Footed Downshifts!

I’m not a professional driver, despite what the voices in my head have to say on the subject, but I do know how to run a manual transmission. Most of the lessons I’ve learned when it...

Time Killer: A Massive Treasure Trove of Vintage Late 1960s Trans Am Photos

One of the most romanticized periods in American racing is the late 1960s. Drag Racing was huge, stock car racing featured the wild winged warriors on America’s super speedways and on the road...

Morning Symphony: Binaural Audio Of Historic Screamers At Circuit Paul Ricard

Have you ever listened to one of those audio mixes that are designed to help you relax, or to help you sleep, or calm down, or learn how to weave baskets while underwater? The concept is simple: shut...

Rough Start: 1980 Toyota Celica GT Sunchaser by Griffith

For our younger readers: ever look at stuff made after about 1973 and wonder why you can find sunroofs, T-tops, targa tops and the like, but nobody outside of the biggest Buicks, Oldsmobiles and...

Swedish Chic: Polestar 1 In The Canyons Of California

The Volvo 262C and Volvo 780 Bertone are gorgeous cars. Yes, Volvos. The bricks looked damn smart as coupes, and they brought plenty to the table…mainly, all of the safety positives that Volvo...

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Awesome Video: See Big Red, Ford’s Massive, Turbine Powered, 1960s Futuristic Big Rig Cruise!

We have showed you photos and given you the history of Big Red, Ford’s experimental turbine powered big rig that was created in the 1960s. It was  a massive truck standing 13-ft high and...

Classic YouTube: The Republic XF-84H “Thunderscreech” In Action

By nature, any aircraft is going to be loud on the outside. I’ve got a decade of experience in that world…APUs, turbines, propellors, rotorcraft, name it, it’s loud. Earplugs were...

Video: This Guy Built A Ratty, Rough, and Perfect Bullitt Mustang As A Tribute To The Movie

When it comes to movie cars, there are not many that can challenge the hemi Charger killing goodness of the famed Mustang fastback from Bullitt. The cop movie with one of the greatest car chase...

Video: This 1956 Ford C500 Truck Was A Custom Built 4×4 Fire Truck Used On A Bombing Range!

The OCD Resto YouTube channel is filled with the kinds of things that some of us freaks dream about. Big four wheel drive trucks from the 1940s and 1950s, many of them used for fire fighting and all...

Watch The Top Fuel Final From The 1986 NHRA US Nationals – Garlits VS Gwynn!

So one of those races is obviously the 1986 running of The Big Go. I found some video of a fantastic top fuel final that featured Don Garlits taking on young lion Darrell Gwynn who had risen during...

Tech Talk: Talking Aluminum Connecting Rod Pros and Cons With GRP Connecting Rods

Bet you didn’t think you were going learn anything today, did you? Well we’re going to prove that idea wrong here with this awesome video discussion with the guys at GRP Connecting Rods...

Where’s The Beef: Here’s Three Of The Most Pokey New Cars You Can Buy Right Now

(By Tom Lohnes) – The average amount of horsepower a new vehicle sold in America makes is right around 200, give or take. As there is a lot of high-horsepower exotic cars there are also a few...

The Boys Are Back: Michalek Brother Racing Teams With Fund That Flip, Prepares To Burn Nitro At NHRA US Nationals!

It’s always cool when good stuff comes together for good people. Our pals Corey and Kyle Michalek are those good people and their newly announced partnership with FundThatFlip.com is that good...