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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

This Collection Of Australian Burnout Carnage Has It All: Fire, Wrecked Metal, And Dead Engines!

You know what’s safe? Sitting still holding a stuffed animal for comfort. You know what isn’t safe? Australian burnout contests. Nothing says “injury waiver” quite like...

Our Mother’s Day Gift To You: Watch The Full Length Version Of And They Walked Away 1

You may think your mom wants flowers, wine, some dinner, or other stuff today but the reality is that we here at BangShift have a far better idea in mind. We have a way for you to spend some quality...

Watch Larry Morgan’s Wild Slip and Slide Pro Mod Ride From Atlanta – Tire Shake Makes Things Weird Quick

Larry Morgan had a bit of a wild ride for himself during J&A Service Pro Mod Eliminations at the NHRA Southern Nationals last weekend. Morgan is driving the Brad Anderson owned and tuned...

Video: Harley Plus Nitrous = Human Torch!

When a car has a manifold backfire at the drags, things can go from bad to flamingly awful in milliseconds. When a Harley has a massive backfire while running on a chassis dyno, the rider of the...

Call The Chiropractor! It’s Another Compilation Of Rockbouncer Crashes!

Start engine, climb hill, done. Driving a rockbouncer doesn’t sound so hard, does it? Sure…if you’ve never seen one in action before, you can be fooled into thinking that all you...

Pucker Factor Ten, Captain: The Armco Barrier Saves This Rally Team From A Cliff Dive!

To be quite fair, there is plenty of reason to not make too much light of Tomasz Kasperczyk’s incident at Rally Islas Canaries. Rally cars, Armco barriers, and cliff faces make for scenes...

Rubbin’ Is Racin’ Ain’t Just For The Circle Track! Watch As This S-10 And Dart Tangle!

You know that form you have to sign when you enter a track? The one that basically makes you admit that you understand you’re going to play a dangerous game that might end up with damage?...

Classic YouTube: Chris Matheson’s Australian Top Bike Crash – Off The Bike At Over 200 MPH!

If you hadn’t counted on the physics of the wind against the human body at over two hundred miles an hour, you could be forgiven for thinking that Australian Top Bike racer Chris Matheson just...

Watch Two Russian Guys Miss Certain Death By Inches While Stranded On A Highway – Incredible!

There is a reason why it is dangerous to break down on the highway. There is a reason why if you get stranded on a highway you are supposed to stay in your car. That reason is that it is an...

178 Miles An Hour Into The Tires – Joel Miller’s Crash At The Twelve Hours of Sebring

The sudden, sickening realization that the brakes are no longer functional is enough to send an icy spike down the spine of even the most veteran driver. Braking force is paramount…if the...

Goofy Video: Little Car Makes a Big Mess And Nearly Kills Driver In The Process

For starters, we have no idea what country this video was filmed in but we know it is the land that torque forgot. The brain trust involved has a tiny little car hooked up with a chain or some sort...

Educational Carnage Video: What Happens When a Cosworth DFV F1 Engine Eats a Valve

Engine failures are much better experienced as  a spectator sport. Between the potential for wreckage and the financial injury, the only engine most hot rodders don’t mind seeing fail is one...

Watch Peter Xiberras’ Top Fuel Crash At Sydney Dragway – Lots Of Fire!

Peter Xiberras’ second-round run at the Santo’s Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway was certainly less than desirable. Shortly after launch the bullet in Xiberras’ Top Fuel...

That’s…Concerning: Rollover Testing A 1998 Ford Expedition With Nobody Buckled In!

As we make progress on turning the rolled-over Explorer we drug home into a pile of parts, we couldn’t help but wonder just what the rollover crash test footage looked like. Ford’s...