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Category Archive: DRAG RACES, Event Coverage, Videos

March Meet Video Action: Horan meets Chrisman Dragster Collision

Yikes! We had seen some still photos of Dan Horan getting into Mike Chrisman at the 2009 March Meet, but seeing it in video form is far more creepy. Although we lose the cars in the dust cloud...

BangShift.com Brings You the F-Bomb Camaro, Live from the Hollywood Premiere of Fast and Furious

As you may have heard, the F-Bomb Camaro is one of the bad asses in the new Fast and Furious movie. Tonight it will be surrounded by other stars of the big and small screen during the Hollywood...

Event Coverage: 2009 Detroit Autorama at Cobo Hall, 66 Photos

Last weekend was the Midwest’s official icebreaker for the car season, the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Hall. While most indoor car shows are not our speed, this one brings out all the real hot...

Event Coverage: Another 198 Photos from the 2009 March Meet

It’s been tough to sit here at the Easy Coast bureau and watch the photos roll in from afar, but it sure looks like the kickoff to the 2009 NHRA Heritage Series lit off like a barrel of TNT...

Event Coverage: 2009 March Meet Pits, Swap Meet, and Car Show

First we brought you a photo gallery of action from Friday at the 2009 March Meet, and today we’re going to have two more sections of event coverage. This one here is all photos from the swap...

Event Coverage: The 2009 March Meet, 100 Friday Photos

Today, Friday, March 6, was the kickoff day of the 2009 March Meet at historic Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California. It’s actually in McFarland, but no one really cares....

Event Coverage: March 2009 Long Beach Swap Meet

Did you just read the blog item about how we hit the Big 3 swap meet in San Diego on Friday? Don’t go thinking that wore us out. Nope, we were ready for action again this morning (Sunday, March...

Event Coverage: The 2009 Big 3 Swap Meet in San Diego, 110 Photos

On Friday, February 27, we took a drive down to San Diego to have a look at the Big 3 Parts Exchange, an annual swap meet in San Diego, California. It’s called Big 3 because it is run by three...

New Gallery: 2009 Milers Land Speed Club Meeting

To participate in the land speed races at El Mirage Dry Lake here in California, you must be a member of one of the clubs that comprise the Southern California Timing Association. Last year I was...

New Gallery: Straight-Axle Cars From Lead East 2008

We attended Lead East 2008 this past summer on behalf of a print magazine. They decided to let us use the photos that they are not using in the book here on el blog. This is the first of several...

New Gallery: Wheels-Up Action From the 2009 Winternationals

Need your wheels up launch fix for the day? Not going to get it anywhere else? Well we’ve got you covered. Our recent visit to the 2009 Kragen Oreilly NHRA Winternationals gave AV Kid Dustin...

Photo Gallery: Wednesday at the 2009 NHRA Winternationals

Did you know that when an NHRA Nationals event comes to town that you can walk in without a pass on setup day? We did exactly that on Wednesday before the 2009 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, and got...

Dave Wallace Does the Grand National Roadster Show

The Grand National Roadster Show is the grand daddy of all indoor hot rod shows as it carries the weight of awarding the title of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster on one entrant. Truth be...

65 Pontiac Wagon Trip a Success

Nine days ago we told you that I’d be making a trip north to Sacramento to pick up a ’65 Pontiac wagon that our friend Todd at MSD had scored sight-unseen on eBay. I came home from the...