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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Totally Bitchin’ Video: Ford/Shelby Promo Film From 1965

It was very good to be Carroll Shelby in 1965. Hell, it is very good to be him now, but in the mid 1960s the man had the world by the stones. Bankrolled by the Ford Motor Company, Shelby was building...

Abandoned Drag Strip History: Double H in Blue Ridge, Georgia, with Video

With today’s focus on nostalgia, it’s neat to see so many people starting to remember the drag strips of the past and digging out their historic photos and videos for all to see. It helps...

Video: Vintage AMC Javelin TV Commercials

A while back we posted a number of Chevy Camaro TV commercials from various model years. But, since it’s an AMC Javelin we have in our own driveway, we thought we should give some love to the...

Video: Swingin’ 1961 Chevrolet Commercial

This is a mind-blowing, nearly 2-minute commercial from back when GM was in a good mood. The piece from 1961 looks more like the opener for a Doris Day comedy than it does a car commercial, but it...

Video: Spectacular Vintage Drags Film From the 1969 NHRA Nationals

One of the greatest things about the Internet is the preservation of a bunch of old film clips, which can presented for new generations to see. Below are three videos that comprise a Hurst movie...

Video: The Popular Hot Rodding Project X 1957 Chevy

There’s currently a discussion on the BangShift.com message boards about the merits and influences of various magazine feature and project cars over the years. Whenever that topic comes up,...

Video of the Week: Trans-Am 1969

This right here is more than five minutes of video zen of SCCA Trans-Am racing in 1969. It seems to be a portion of a longer video and it has all the feeling of some type of promo. We dig the natural...

Video of the Week: Dinah Shore and Elizabeth Montgomery sell Chevrolets

As car junkies we often find ourselves reminiscing about the old days. This week’s videos are commercials from Chevrolet’s past and show the American spirit of the automakers of old....

Video of the Week: SCCA Trans-Am Action Circa 1970

We’ve done the Can-Am thing so we thought we should do the Trans-Am thing in this week’s featured video item. We’re taking you back to SCCA 1970 and some footage from what seems to...

Video of the Week: 7 Minutes in Can-Am Heaven

After writing about the Lola T70 and thinking about the sheer awesomeness of the old Can-Am series, we remembered that there are probably lots of people who’ve never seen those wild old cars in...

Video of the Week: Hell Drivers

Our first video for the New Year is an awesome two-part epic featuring the Hell Drivers at the ’64-’65 New York World’s Fair. The Hell Drivers thrill show had been around since the...