Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, BangShift XL, Truck / Tractor Events, XL Event Coverage, XL Gallery

Pulling Coverage: Killer Photos From The Pinetops 300 – Huge Pull In A Small Town

(Words and photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – Finally the long 6 month wait for the start-up of our southeastern pulling season is over. And has it’s been for 41 years the fine...

Pulling Action Gallery: 2017 Hansel Sullivan Memorial Pull by Doug Gregory

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – To say the name ‘Sullivan’ is synonymous with pulling is an understatement.  The family began pulling with the late Hansel Sullivan, his son Wayne and...

MATS 2017 Gallery – Inside The Mid-America Trucking Show In Louisville!

The Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky is mecca for anyone who has looked at an eighteen wheeler or a dump truck as a kid and wondered what it must be like to sit that high up, looking...

Here Are 500 Photos From King Of The Hammers 2017 In Johnson Valley. Rocks, Dirt, Dust, And More!

We’re pretty lucky. After all, we get to go to races and events of all kinds around the country and the world. It’s a lot of work, and it certainly isn’t all fun, but at the same...

Don’t Miss Out On Our Photos From The Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo In Pomona

Here is our third gallery from the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo in Pomona. But if you missed any of our previous galleries, don’t worry we’ve got links to them below. UTV, Jeep, Desert,...

More Off-Road Expo Coverage: Jeeps, Trucks, Pre-Runners, And More

Be prepared to drool. There were a lot of cool trucks, Jeeps, and more at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, and we drooled over all of them already. But we didn’t want to leave you out, so we made...

Off-Road Expo 2016 Had All The Big Tire Goodness You Expect!

I’m a big fan of off-road trucks, Jeeps, and anything that plays in the dirt. I have a hard core soft spot for desert and short course style rigs, but you just can’t help but love...

Ultra4 Nitto King Of The Hammers 2016 High Flying Photos Are Right Here!

The Nitto Tires King of the Hammers 2016 did not disappoint, it was an awesome event with tons of action and we shot an insane number of photos to share with you guys. In fact, we’ll have...

More King Of The Hammers Ultra4 Racing Photos Right Here!

We’re going to have even more photos for you over the coming days, but we couldn’t leave you hanging this Saturday before Super Bowl. Here are more of our Every Man Challenge photos from...

Hammertime! All Of Our Nitto King Of The Hammers 2016 Photos Are Right Here!

The Nitto King of the Hammers 2016 was even bigger and badder than any year before. And with Thursday’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge pulling in nearly as many competitors as today’s...

Red Bull Frozen Rush 2016 Coverage – More Action From Sunday River!

Maine is exactly as I expected it to be: tranquil, beautiful, and cold. Sure, it’s not the -15 or so that Lohnes and Nutting got to experience last year, but there was snow on the ground and a...

Behind The Scenes Gallery: Inside The Pits With The Trucks At Red Bull Frozen Rush 2016!

What does it take to make me willingly go to Maine in winter? It isn’t skiing, it isn’t the scenery, and it certainly isn’t the “lobstah”…I’m allergic. No,...

Unhinged: Two Wild Hours At The 2015 ADD Dragtoberfest Diesel Drags At US 60 Dragway

It’s been a busy few months at BangShift Mid-West. Ever since early August I’ve been splitting time between writing and playing Bob The Builder, fixing up the largest purchase I’ve...

Some Of The Stuff We Just Thought Was Cool From The Lucas Off-Road Expo 2015

It was like Christmas at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo in Pomona last weekend, but there were still a few vehicles that stood out to us as just being cool, even though they didn’t necessarily fit...