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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Shows, Gallery

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...

Our Final Batch Of Photos From The Goodguys Del Mar Nationals Is Right Here!

With perfect sunny Southern California weather, awesome hot rods, and great people, it was nearly impossible not to have a great time last weekend at the Goodguys Del Mar Nationals. Hot Rods, Street...

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...

Goodguys Del Mar Coverage: More Sweet California Iron To Check Out!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – Last weekend Chad was at a familiar place. He was pounding the microphone and stomping the grounds of the Goodguys 17th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals in Del Mar,...

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...

Goodguys Del Mar Nationals 2017 Photo Coverage Starts Right Here

The Goodguys Del Mar Nationals is one of our favorite events of the year. Situated within walking distance of a beautiful stretch of beach, the Del Mar Fairgrounds are some of the coolest around, and...

2017 Texas Hoedown Coverage: A Huge and Fun Gathering In Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Tis the season for hot rodding fun in Texas! The shows and gatherings have started with the famed Texas Hoedown being among the first of the big ones every year....

2017 Buffalo Motorama Coverage: Our Last Blast Of Photos From The Event

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – So we’re at the end of the pile of photos that ace shooter and cool Cadillac powered Chevy pickup owner Mike Brooks sent over to us from the 2017 Buffalo...