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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

2017 Gasser Reunion Coverage – The Party Was At Thompson Dragway And We Were There!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – I mentioned my own personal history with the Gasser Reunion event that’s been happening at Ohio’s Thompson Dragway for about 15 years now yesterday. The...

Mule City 300 Coverage: More Trucks and Tractors Straining Against The Sled

(Photos by David Whealon) – Every type of motorsport becomes more fun to watch at night. This includes pulling and the photos from David Whealon at the Mule City 300 below totally prove it....

2017 LA Roadster Show Coverage: Roadsters, Racers, Coupes VWs and More!

You may think that because the show is called the LA Roadster show that’s all you’d see at the Pomona Fairplex but you’d be very, very wrong about that. As we have showed you in the...

Must See Car TV – A Look Back At Crime Story, One Of The Best Car Casts Ever

(By Greg Rourke) – Back in 1986 one of the better television series ever debuted as a made for tv movie, Crime Story. Since when do we review old TV shows on BangShift? When they are full of...

Gallery: Awesome Ads For Trucks and Equipment Circa 1959 – Great American Gearhead History

While helping my pop clean out my late grandfather’s home we came across some really cool gearhead treasures that I was allowed to bring home and add to my collection of stuff. Two of the most...

Aeromotive Named Title Sponsor of $10,000-to-Win Wild Card Shootout at Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro Mod

The World Series of Pro Mod, which will be happening in early August at Bandimere Speedway in Colorado just got even richer. The $100,000 to win main event will be preceded by a now $10,000 to win...

2017 Gasser Reunion Coverage! History and More On Display At Thompson Dragway

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the Gasser Reunion at Thompson Dragway in Ohio. Why? My wife and I blasted off fro college just after...

Stock And Super Stock Images From The Pits – NHRA Lucas Oil Race At Maple Grove

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The drag racing season is in full-swing and that’s not just the big NHRA tour, the high line radial events, or no-prep racing. Stock and super stock racers are...

2017 Mule City 300 Action Photo Coverage: The Finest In The Pulling World Hook For Glory

(Photos by David Whealon) – The other day we dropped some prime knowledge and photos on you from the Mule City 300 pull. This event was held at GALOT Motorsports Park in North Carolina and the...

WELD RACING’S DELTA-1 AND CLAY MILLICAN MAKE NHRA TOP FUEL HISTORY

Earlier this week we told you about Clay Millican’s incredible win at Bristol Dragway. It was the most emotional final round we had ever witnessed and the most awesome top fuel race we have...

This 1973 Camaro May Be The Most Original One Left On Earth – Bonus Desert Patina For No Extra Charge

Outside of the air in the tires, this well-worn, completely original 1973 Camaro is as delivered from the factory. The original 350ci small block is still there, the original jack is in the trunk, no...

2017 LA Roadster Show Coverage: More Photos From The Half-Century Old SoCal Tradition

(Photos by: Chad Reynolds) – We’re back with more photos from the 2017 LA Roadster Show! This event is cool because it has legacy. For 53 years the LA Roadsters Club has been putting on...

War Is Hell And So Was Trying To Keep Army Trucks Running In WWII – Cool Historic Video

This video is 100% BangShifty so we wanted to share it with you today. This is a WWII-era training film that teaches mechanics and the guys who would be operating these vehicles how to install and...

Video: Nine Minutes Of 1950s, 1960, and 1970s, Gasser Footage From Tracks All Over The Country – Absolutely Awesome!

As much as nostalgia funny cars totally exploded on the drag racing scene over the last 10 years or so, gassers have been proliferating at a pretty impressive rate that only seems to be picking up...