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Tony Schumacher Returns To NHRA Top Fuel Drag Racing – Running Back to Back Indy Races With Global Electronic Technology Backing

The last time we saw Tony Schumacher at Indy, he was standing to my left with a suit and tie on. He’s finally going right back to where he belongs on July 11-12 and July 18-19 behind the wheel...

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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO!!! We’re Bringing You Rocky Mountain Race Week LIVE Starting Next Week!

Five days of FREE Live Streaming Video on BANGshift.com is coming starting a week from today! We’re going to be racing on, and live streaming, 1320Video Rocky Mountain Race Week, the 7 day 5...

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Most Bizarrely Awesome Swap Ever? 6.0L Powerstroke R32 Skyline Drift Car Engine Burning Tires!

When we saw this video posted by the guys at Clipping Point Video our eyes bugged out a little. Why? How could they not. An R32 Skyline, the car that lots of people in the USA crave to get their...

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Last Of The Gladiators: This Documentary About The Career Of Evel Knievel Is Awesome

When it comes to people who carved their own spot out in America, few have the story of Evel Knievel. The guy as not pure of heart and soul but he was full of piss and vinegar and that’s what...

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Weekend Paint Job! – Painting Kym and Jim Fissel’s Anglia With Alex and Dennis Taylor!

One of the best things about summer is getting to hang out with our friends the Taylors during Rocky Mountain Race Week. It’s always fun with mom “Dammit” Deb Taylor, dad Dennis,...

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2020 PDRA East Coast Nationals: More Action Photos From The Season Opener Of The Doorslammer Series!

(Photos by David Whealon) –?Yesterday we showed you our first batch of killer PDRA photos from the 2020 PDRA East Coast Nationals at GALOT Motorsports Park. Shot by David Whealon,...

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The Greatest Top Fuel Burnout Ever? Watch The Laganas Rip One So Long That They Have To Refuel BEFORE The Run!

(By Jason Mazzotta) –?It is safe to say the Lagana family will go down in drag racing history as the nitro team that had the most fun doing it their own way. Finding success in both IHRA and...

Chris Alston’s Chassisworks gStreet Chassis Isn’t Just Beautiful, It’s Functional And Customizable

There are many things that you can bolt on to your car to make it handle better but if you are going to get serious about things, if you are taking your program to the next level in handling,...

Fun Video: Check Out This Home Movie Footage Showing A Trip To Santa Pod Raceway In 1972

This is one of those videos that’s great because of what it doesn’t have as opposed to what it does. This video doesn’t have a lot of production value as it was shot on a home movie...

A Legend In His Own Words: This Feature On Smokey Yunick Is So Awesome As He’s The One Telling The Stories

There’s few things more awesome than seeing old video of a legend telling their own stories. Yes, this is a relatively short clip, lasting a total of about five minutes but it’s fantastic...

Twin Blown: This 1,100hp LS Engine Does Not Use Turbos But Rather Two TorqStorm Centrifugal Blowers

This is a really neat engine build video and the best part is that you can win the engine! Seriously Holley is giving this actual engine away and we have been telling you how to enter. If you are...

Fun History: This Short Motor Trend Documentary Tells The Tale Of Mickey Thompson Running 400 MPH!

Now this is some fun watching. Freiburger told me a while back that he was working on a short documentary about Mickey Thompson’s quest to become the first American to run over 400mph and how...

Hold The Slush: You Can Now Get Focus and Fiesta ST Models In Europe With A 10-Speed Automatic

(By Tom Lohnes) –?Since the Ford Focus and Fiesta ST’s departure from America, a lot has changed. Both of the models have downsized from 4 cylinders to 3, and basically everything has...

FREE, LIVE Coverage Of Rocky Mountain Race Week Today! Join Us At Bandimere Speedway in Colorado!

Update: currently on rain delay We are on the road and are ready to kick off the fun that is Rocky Mountain Race Week! We are on the OG tour route this year, which means that we start off at...

Watch This Drag Car Warmup End In A Sadly Humorous Way – Did Not See That Coming

We have seen all sorts of stuff happen to heavy duty drag race cars during engine warm ups. We have seen them backfire, we have seen them seize up because they had no oil in them, and we have seen...

Finishing Up The Toyota MR2 Revival Project: Small Bits, Wiring, And First Fire!

With a ton of engine work behind them, some painting and prettying-up completed, and other projects to work on waiting for their chance in the shop, it’s time for the Toyota MR2 project car...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1997 Pontiac Trans Am

Next stop, Kearney, Nebraska. It’s home to Scott Liggett and…um…well, looks like we’re going to find out what else when we roll into town! Truth be told, neither me nor Haley...

Where The Rubber Meets The Road, Part 1: Mike And Steven Sleeper

(Words: Wendy Martin; Photos: Martin Photography) Although there is 5 years difference between the two, these brothers share a passion… Drag racing. It has been in their lives since they were born....

Putting the Band Back Together: Crew Chief Doug Kuch Returning to Foley Lewis Racing

Here’s some good news for fans of NHRA top fuel drag racing. Doug Kuch has signed on to be the tuner of the Foley Lewis top fuel dragster campaigned by Doug Foley and his business partner Tim...

On The Move: PDRA Maryland Race Moves to Virginia With New Date – Series Shucking and Jiving With Challenges

BangShift has long been a place to find PDRA series photos and race results. With guys like David Whealon and Benoit Pigeon shooting these events, the images are great and the competition is greater....