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Category Archive: BangShift News, Event Coverage, OTHER

Barrett-Jackson Previews All-Original Fast Times At Ridgemont High Z28 for Palm Beach Sale

It’s taking “All-original” to the max. Barrett-Jackson today announced that it will be selling the silver 1979 Z/28 wrecked by Sean “Jeff Spicoli” Penn at its April 11th...

Event Gallery: The 2014 Motor City Hot Rod And Racing Expo – First Time Show And We Were There!

(Dave Nutting photos) – This week, we’ll be telling you all about our adventurous road trip to visit the fine folks at Trick Flow, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, and the...

Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop Garage Night 2014 – Awesome Cars, Vintage Engines, BS Approved!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) - So my brother and I road tripped up to the Saratoga Springs, New York area last weekend to party with the Rolling Bones crew at their annual Garage Night shindig....

Action Gallery: The 2014 Chili Bowl! Wheels Up, Sideways, Clay Flying Photos!

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) –  So, it’s the middle of winter and all the drag cars are still in hibernation in our neck of the woods and we needed a fix of racing fuel fumes to help...

Monster Truckin’ Photos: Monster Jam Action From Manchester, New Hampshire

Good ol’ Santa Claus dropped the Lohnes boys tickets for the Manchester, New Hampshire Monster Jam show so we loaded up and headed north to enjoy a day of supercharged automotive destruction...

PRI 2013 – Our Last Blast Of People, Parts, and Cars From An Awesome Return To Indy!

(Photos by Chad) — Well, the 2013 PRI show is officially over and everyone (including the Roadkill guys) has finally packed up and vacated the convention center. By all accounts the show...

2013 Optima Ultimate Street Car Shootout – More Intense Autocross Action!

We’re back with more sweet, sweet photo action from the 2013 Optima Ultimate Street Car Shootout autocross competition. The field is so big that we split the autocross action into two groups of...

LIVE STREAMING SEMA 2013 VIDEO: Chevrolet Performance Shows Off New Parts, Concept Cars, More – We’ve Got It Live!

Chevrolet Performance normally has a neat event the evening before the SEMA show opens and 2013 is no exception. The difference? This year they are live streaming the sucker for the whole world to...

3rd Annual River Rockets Flat Bottom Regatta Photos – A Gallery Of The Wildest Hot Rod Boats

(Photos by Jay Waxler) –  Every once in a while, we run an item here that is out of even our sweeping wheelhouse. This is one of those events. Called the River Rockets Flat Bottom Regatta, it...

Race Photos: Sideways Corner Burning Action From The So Cal Challenge in Costa Mesa

Those of you that watched our LIVE Streaming Video coverage of the 2013 So Cal Challenge stop in Costa Mesa this past weekend know that the temperature in Southern California wasn’t the only...

MORE: OTHER

Gallery: Giant Steam Tractors From the 57th Sycamore, Illinois Threshing Bee – Living, Chuffing History!

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Last week we showed you some of Greg Rourke’s awesome photos from the 57th Sycamore, Illinois Threshing Bee. His first gallery had all kinds of cool tractors,...

Gallery: The 57th Annual Sycamore, Illinois Threshing Bee – Huge Engines, Cool Tractors, BangShifty Stuff Galore!

(Words and Photos by Greg Rourke) – This year was the 57th annual Threshing Bee put on by the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club. It’s held on the Taylor Marshall Farm north of Sycamore,...

Gallery: Pro Touring Action And Coolness From The Motor State Challenge At Gingerman Raceway in Michigan

(Photos by Jeff Lee/HammerHeadHousing.com) – Last weekend the pro touring battle known as the Motor State Challenge went down at the famous and historic Michigan road course known as Gingerman...

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics – The Incredible Story Behind ChumpCar’s 36-hour Endurance Race!

(Words John Condren – Photos by Alicia Glubrecht) There’s always something cold and heartless about statistics.  Raw numbers.  Basic facts that rarely tell the whole story.  For example,...