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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, Event Coverage, Videos

Event Coverage: Mooneyes Christmas Show in July

It’s not often that Christmas comes in July, but in 2010 that is exactly what happened. The reason is because the Mooneyes Christmas Show 2009 got rained out like a mother. So, Mooneyes decided...

Event Gallery: Chryslers at Carlisle 2010

Our Pennsylvania-based photo contributor Joe Grippo may actually live at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle, PA. He’s been our man on the scene for all the big shows this year and he’s...

Auto Trader Classics Event Coverage: Minnesota’s Back to the ’50s Car Show

A few years back we attended the Car Craft Summernationals at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. That was an epic event but everyone kept telling us about the “Back to the ’50s” show....

Event Coverage: The 2010 Walcott Truckers Jamboree

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been held every year since 1979. It is found on the grounds of the world’s largest truck stop located on interstate 80 in the bustling metropolis of Walcott,...

Event Coverage: NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise

 Southern California residents are pretty lucky because they have tons on cruise nights and hot rod events to attend all year long. One of the must attend shows is the first Wednesday Twilight...

Event Coverage: Geezers at the Grove 2010

Our man Joe Grippo was on the scene for the “Geezers Reunion” which went down July 2-3, 2010 at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, PA. The race is one of the biggest and most ambitious self...

Event Gallery: The 2010 Old Pomona Hot Rod and Custom Car Show

The 2010 version of the Old Pomona Hot Rod and Custom Car Show, put on by the Shifters car club went off last weekend without a hitch. The crowd of cars was cool and the kustoms were out in full...

Event Coverage: Saturday Action from GoodGuys Des Moine 2010

Record numbers of participants and spectators filled the Iowa State Fairgrounds for this weekend’s GoodGuys Heartland Nationals in Des Moines Iowa, and we’ve got photos to prove it....

Event Coverage: 19th Good Guys Heartland Nationals Des Moines

With over 3000 cars showing up for Friday of the Good Guys 19th Heartland Nationals, and amazing 85 degree weather, we can’t wait to see what Saturday will bring. Our first impression of the...

Cruise Coverage: Kemah, Texas June 2010

Charles Wickam is at it again! He sent us 100 photos from the Kemah, texas, cruise night that he has been frequenting this year and once again we’re blown away. There’s a range of...

300 Photos from the 2010 LA Roadsters fathers Day Show

It was a big weekend for retro events! In the East there was the National Hot Rod Reunion, and our West was the 46th Annual L.A. Roadsters Fathers Day show at Fairplex in Pomona, California. The L.A....

Gallery: Saturday Car Show and Pit Action from the 2010 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

Saturday is the biggest day for both racers and car show participants at the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With car show awards being handed out and final...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals

The 2010 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals took place on June 4-6 at the 102-acre fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The show packed thousands of cars, massive numbers of vendors, burnout fun, test...

Power Tour Day 6: Show Cars and the RideTech Street Challenge Autocross

Yes, we’re late with it, but we have one final blow-out gallery from our coverage of the 2010 Hot Rod Power Tour. On day six of the adventure, the action shifted to Birmingham, Alabama and...