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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

Drag Week Breaking News: Jeff Lutz’s 1957 Chevy is Out!

BangShift Chad just called from Norwalk, Ohio, with the news that Unlimited racer Jeff Lutz and his bad, 7-second 1957 Chevy are out of the competition at Hot Rod Drag Week. It seems that a broken...

Larry Larson Runs Hot Rod Drag Week’s Fastest Pass Ever! 7.25 at 199 MPH

BangShift Chad is on site at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for Day 3 of racing at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009. He just called in to report that Larry Larson’s 1966 Chevy II just ran the...

Tuesday at Drag Week 2009 by Jay Brown at FordFE.com

We’ve been following Drag Week with the diary of racer Jay Brown in his SOHC-motored 1964 Galaxie. We think he’s the only person to have raced at every single Drag Week since the start...

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week 2009, Day 2, Martin, Michigan

Day 2 of Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week, sponsored by Gear Vendors, is done. There are three days of racing left for the competitors in this wild event that has cars racing at five drag strips in...

Video: 7-Second Pro Street Firebird at Drag Week 2009

Here’s a video of Eric Yost in his Pro Street Power Adder third gen Pontiac Firebird at Martin, Michigan, on the second day of Drag Week 2009. This pass shows an 8.29, but this car ran 8.11 on...

Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 Day 2 Results are In

Right now it’s the end of Day 2 at Hot Rod Drag Week, sponsored by Gear Vendors. This is the week-long event with drag racing every day, and the cars have to drive on the street from track to...

Video: Monday Racing at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009

Our last installment of coverage for Monday’s first day of competition at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 comes from BangShift.com forum member seanm, who put together a video of racing that includes...

Drag Week 2009 Coverage from FordFE.com and Jay Brown

Jay Brown has been running Drag Week since the very first year. He is a fan of the Ford FE engine and usually runs them. This time, he has a stack-injected SOHC motor in the running in a ’64...

First Videos from Drag Week 2009; Tires Strapped to the Roof!

Captain Insano hits the road! This video comes from Hot Rod Drag Week racer Glen Sheeley in the Daily Driver class. There’s some good video of him racing his 11.80-second 2006 Corvette, but...

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week 2009, Day 1, Muncie, Indiana

BangShift.com is here all week long at Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week Event, sponsored by Gear Vendors. This is the race where cars run five drag strips in five days, and all the competitors are...

Ridetech.com Coverage of Goodguys in Kansas City, 2009

BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech attends almost all of the Goodguys shows, and the latest coverage on the suspension-maker’s site is of the Mid Western Nationals held September 4-6, 2009, at...

Event Gallery: Hemmings Muscle Machines Musclepalooza X

Hemmings Muscle Machines Magazine held Musclepalooza X at Raceway Park, located in Englishtown, NJ on September 5 and 6, 2009. The event, a car show and drag race, looks to have been a...

Event Gallery: Lead East 2009

Lead East 2009 by all accounts, was a smashing success. Luckily for us, BangShift.com forum member Arrowhead, known in real life as Tom, hit the show and sent us a great gallery of nearly 100 photos....

Event Gallery: Orange County Cruisin’ Association’s Great Labor Day Cruise 2009

For the past 26 years, Labor Day weekend has meant thousands of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, and street machines congregating at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa for the Orange County...