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2019 Indoor National Dragfest Photo Coverage: Awesome Cars, History, and More!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – It’s January, it’s cold, it’s snowing and the dragstrips will be closed for at least a few more months, pretty bleak times for drag racers for sure....

Fresh Catch: This Group Of Drag Racing Ads For Cars, Races, and Exhibition Machines Sums Up 1967 Nicely!

It has bee a while since I cracked the vault open and grabbed a fresh set of cool, historic, and old drag racing magazine ads our for everyone to see. These scans are all from 1967 and they are all...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

Historic Video: The Race Of Two Words Was Run At Monza in 1957 and 1958 – USA vs The World!

It is an event that has all but been forgotten by history. An international race so wild that during the first running, most of the teams pulled out of competition after qualifying. An event that...

Epic Tuesday Time Killer: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

Mid-West Pro Mod Series Is Adding Two New Classes: Top Sportsman And Top Dragster, To 2019 Season!

In an announcement yesterday evening, Keith Haney announced a couple of new additions for the 2019 Mid-West Pro Mod Series. We’ve been working in close proximity with MWPM since early on,...

Goodguys Needs Your 1969 Camaro Drag Car For The 50th Anniversary Camaro Exhibit At Highlight Goodguys 22nd PPG Nationals

The folks at Goodguys have been working on an insane Camaro exhibit for the Goodguys PPG Nationals this year and they are going to have some of the coolest rides around on display. But as of now they...

Breaking: Heartland Motorsports Park Owner Threatens To Close, Raze, and Move Facility Over Tax Issues

Chris Payne is the owner of Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kansas. He was the guy that came in and saved what is one of the nicest racing facilities in the country from what was going to be a...

Monday Video Zen: Amazing Footage From San Fernando Drag Strip And Lions Drag Strip Circa The Later 1960s

Now this is some of the best footage we have seen in a LONG time. Our pal Jarmo tipped us off to this and we watched, wide-eyed the whole time. You are about to see beautiful, color footage (sans...

Riley Stair Might Have Built The Baddest Trans Am Ever And We Love Him For It

This 700 horsepower, 10,000 rpm Pontiac is THE car that virtually broke the internet when it was debuted at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas in November. There wasn’t a single moment of the show that...

Incredible Video: Someone Built A Turbine Powered Chainsaw And It Works Awesome – See The Guts And See It Cut!

The best projects and things we have featured here at BangShift over what is now closing in on 30,000 posts are the things that people have made solely because they wanted to. In the realm of that...

Hot Rods, Exotics, Muscle Cars, Sports Cars, And More Cruised With Us On Tour D’ Orange 2019.

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) We shared our first gallery of photos from the Tour D’ Orange in SoCal yesterday, where we cruised Ethyl, our 1966 Bel Air Station Wagon, through some cool SoCal areas...

The Year In Photos: David Whealon Picks His Finest Images From 2018 (Part 1)

(Photos by David Whealon) – As we continue to melt your eyeballs with killer photos from our pool of BangShift contributors, it is time we turn our attention to the varied work of David...

A Year in Photos: Joe Grippo Shares His Favorite Images Of 2018 – Great Stories As Well!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – It is a few days before Christmas as I tap out this post which means we have BangShifted our way through another 12 months. Now it’s time to take a glimpse...