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Category Archive: BangShift News, CAR SHOWS, Event Coverage, FORD

SEMA 2016: One Of The Cars We Can’t Wait To See On The Floor, “The Underdog” Ford Maverick: EcoBoost Power, Built By High Schoolers!

One car that unanimously dropped jaws at SEMA last year was “FuguZ”, Sung Kang’s 1973 Datsun 240Z. It was damn hard to not find something to like about the car that wasn’t...

The Parade Of Classic American Muscle Continues – More Great Cars From NSRA

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Here is the last of the muscle car era stuff galleries that also contain photos of otherwise-unclassified images.  Typically the photos of stuff that...

2016 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals: Our Final Gallery With A Little Bit Of Everything On The Property!

It’s almost fitting that Goodguys held their Nostalgia Nationals event at Beech Bend when they do: it’s a perfect send-off to the racing and show season here in western Kentucky. The...

2016 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals Show Gallery: Classics On The Leaf-Strewn Fields Of Kentucky

Friday was gray and gloomy, but Saturday was nothing short of gorgeous at Beech Bend Raceway, with warm temperatures, cool breezes, and a huge turnout of show cars and race cars. In fact, there was...

2016 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals: More From The Show Fields – Dark Skies Did Not Scare Away The Crowds!

The downside to hosting an event at Beech Bend Raceway Park after the last week in August is the weather. When it’s good, it is absolutely stunning, with the trees turning and the grass...

Show Field Gallery: 2016 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals At Bowling Green – Bringing Out The Beauties!

Goodguys never fails to bring out some jaw-dropping cars to the show field. Personally, I’m not big on car shows…I like my iron moving and screaming. But the details that many of these...

Autocross Gallery: Shots From The 2016 Goodguys 5th Nostalgia Nationals’ Autocross Course!

The leaves are piling up on the ground, but we aren’t packing up the fun just yet! The Goodguys crew have come to Bowling Green, and weather be damned, the cars are out and running hard. We...

Quick Gallery: The Final Fontanel Concert Cruise Of The Season In Tennessee!

It’s that time of the year, when the air gets cooler and crisper, and the leaves start turning colors and floating down. Autumn is here, and with that, the majority of the show and race season...

2016 NMRA All-Ford World Finals: Early Testing In The Cool Autumn Air At Beech Bend!

The LS fans got their chance, now it’s time for the Blue Oval brigade to take over Beech Bend Raceway Park! The 2016 NMRA All-Ford World Finals have kicked off, and the cars are out in force at...

You Knew This Was Coming…Here’s The Gallery Of All Of The Non-GM Cars At LS Fest!

Ok, I’ll be honest: I don’t get the LS hate. I don’t. I kind of understand the desire to keep the engine and car make together, but honestly, how can you hate an engine that can...

LS Fest Outtake: The Crunched Camaro That Was Still Going To Race

All Adam Prante wanted to do was to come down to Bowling Green and have a good time at the 2016 LS Fest with his late-model fifth-gen Camaro SS. Entered into the Grand Champion set of events, he had...

The 14th Ventura Nationals – Lead Sleds, Coupes, Sedans, Trucks & Bikes – No Trailers!

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne)  The Ventura Nationals, across the street from the surfing beach at the Ventura Fairgrounds has grown. Since its inception, this event gave locals a place to...

2016 Woodward Dream Cruise: Our Final Gallery From The World’s Largest One-Day Auto Event!

I saw one part of Woodward Avenue: the intersection of Woodward and Orchard Park in Pontiac, just north of the Amtrak station. That’s it. I did not see Detroit. I did not see the eight-lane...

2016 Woodward Dream Cruise: The Cruisers Pour Out Onto The Streets!

By ten in the morning Woodward was in about as full of a motion as I saw the entire day: cars were cruising down the street, heading to the Roadkill Nights drag race about a mile away, a helicopter...