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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Shows, Gallery

2017 Carl Casper Car Show Coverage: GM Muscle Cars At The Event

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – A collection of GM muscle. Almost ALL Chevy.  Not my fault.  Take the discontinued Pontiac and Oldsmobile stuff out and the prospects for muscle cars...

2017 Carl Casper Car Show – Utility Vehicles, Trucks, and Cool Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Most gearheads own at least one vehicle considered to the ‘hauler’.  Used for groceries, parts, kids, and even as an impromptu work bench.  Now most...

2017 Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals: Our Final Show Blast From Pomona

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with more fresh photos from the 2017 Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals at the Pomona Fairplex. This was an awesome show that has grown and...

2017 Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals Coverage: The Pomona Fairplex Was Jumping

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re about ready to apply for residency at the Pomona Fairplex in Southern California because we have been there so much this year but before we do that how...

Car Show Coverage: Magnificent Mopars At The 2017 Spring Fling

(Photos by Wes Allison) – For 31 years the Mopar faithful in Southern California have been gathering for the famed “Speing Fling”. This is the largest all-Mopar gathering west go...

2017 Carl Casper Car Show Coverage: Hot Rods, Baby! Our Favorites From The Event

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Rods, to me = traditional definition of a ‘street rod’ which is pre-1949 vehicles.  Now with the jargon defined lets delve into this array of rides...

2017 Carl Casper Car Show Coverage: Pro Street Cars and Late Model Performers

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Pro Street stuff is resurgent and cool as ever. There was plenty of it on display at the 2017 Carl Casper Car Show. We’ve got examples in every...

2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire: Our Final Gallery From The Show!

The 2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire is an event that you must see if you are in the Southeastern United States. From it’s beginnings as a little get-together in front of Coker Tire,...

2017 Carl Casper Car Show Coverage: A Look At The Primo 1950s and 1960s Icons At The Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Haven’t I mentioned how hard it is to classify cars for galleries…?  More than once.  If the automotive world had to rely on my skills to get it...

Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire 2017: It’s Like A Cars And Coffee, But Better (And Less Likely To Kill You!)

Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to take in a couple of events on Saturday morning. I could’ve gone to a Cars and Coffee event in the Nashville area, but I didn’t. I...

Event Coverage: The 55th And Final Carl Casper Car Show – Our First Gallery HERE

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Finale.  Swan Song.  Adios.  After 55 years of producing this show the legendary Carl Casper is calling it quits.  We have covered this show for a...

Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire 2017: More Metal From The House That

Getting to the Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire early has it’s perks. Besides not having to fight for a parking spot, the scene of cars parked against old brick buildings on narrow side...

2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire – Our First Gallery From The Show!

What does it take for me to wake up at two-thirty in the morning, be in the car by three and on the road for a three-hour drive? An event like the Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire, that’s...

2017 Texas Hoedown Coverage: More Cars and More Coolness From The Show

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’ve often wondered which state has the most hot rods in it. Texas has t be a two or three condenser, right? The place is massive and it is home to killer...