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January 2020 Pomona Swap Meet Photo Coverage: The Fairplex Was Packed With People, Parts, and Cool Stuff!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  At the end of the day all of us who love cars and trucks have a few things in common. We are attracted to the stuff we like for reasons of emotion, style,...

This 1965 Film – The Hot Rod Story Drag Racing – Is Officially The Best 1960s Drag Movie We’ve Seen

We know that we fall into the “this is the best old drag racing film that we’ve ever seen” trap far too often but the problem is that we see an incredible film that we have never...

PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

Impractical? Fooey! Watch This Pulling Tractor Take Care Of Multiple Jobs On The Farm!

There are times in this world when practicality rules all, right? Certainly aspects of life are just better when approached with that mindset. Racing and motorsport are not parts of this discussion....

Rough Start Fox Body, Part 1: Meet Our $600 1989 Mustang LX!

From the moment I got hired on to write here at BangShift, I’ve championed the idea of spending the least amount of money to have the maximum amount of fun in the process. The Rough Start...

The EPA Is Actively Attacking The High Performance Aftermarket – WE NEED THE RPM ACT – IMPORTANT

Just in case you think that the active and continued support that BangShift gives SEMA and very specifically The RPM Act is some sort of a waste of time, understand that at this moment, the United...

Incredible: This Guy Built A 1963 Olds Station Wagon RC Drift Car and Spent A Year Developing An Active Suspension System For it!

The clever nature of the human mind will never stop impressing us around here. BangShift ace tipster Matt Cramer sent along the link to both the video below and the website you need to check to to...

BACONSHIFT: American Powertrain’s Holiday Sale Is On! Great Deals And Free Bacon…It’s That Easy! Extended To JANUARY 10TH!

Manual transmissions and bacon…is it any wonder why we like the folks at American Powertrain so much? Sure, you’re probably hard at work cramming bread crumbs up the south end of a...

Watch This New Zealand Drag Racing Crash That Seems As Though It Will Never End! Insane!

The scene is the Masterton Motorplex in Masterton, New Zealand. The cars are supercharged door slammers and while we’re not sure what the race is, we’re damned sure that it is...

New Year, Same Joint: Photos From The First Donut Derelicts Gathering Of 2020!

Throw on a jacket, rumble out of the neighborhood as softly as possible and arrive at a nondescript strip mall just after sunrise. Sounds like the opening scene from some sort to murder-mystery show,...

Listen Up Suckers: Stevie Fast Calls Out Every Pro Mod In the Country…And John Force?!

And we’re off! That’s exactly what I thought when I watched this video of Stevie Fast Jackson effectively calling out every pro mod racer in the country and the going the extra mile and...

Go Time: Tell Congress to Pass the RPM Act and Save Our Racecars! – DO IT HERE, IT TAKES 30 SECONDS

The RPM Act is in front of Congress as we speak and we need your help to make sure that this act is passed and the ability we have to hot rod our cars lives. This is a vitally important protection...

Best of 2019 – 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...