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Category Archive: DRAG RACES, Event Coverage, Videos

Video: Cacklefest at the 2009 Holley/NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

The BangShift.com daily coverage of the 2009 Holley/NHRA Hot Rod Reunion continues! Here’s the radical cacklefest that went down on Saturday. Since it was held at night, you get header flames...

Event Coverage: Friday at the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, With Video

We’re here and we’re delivering the goods from the 2009 NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion being held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY. We were shooting photos and video of day one...

Video: Lucas Oil’s 800 Horsepower, 515ci Test Engine

The crew over at Lucas Oil, including BangShift.com friend Tom Bogner, is always trying to keep ahead of the competition, which means lots of oil testing. “Oil testing” means horsepower...

Video of the Week: 48-Cylinder Motorcycle!

We have to thank BangShift.com forum member Kris for the hot tip on what is most definitely the wildest motorcycle we have ever seen. This freaking thing has 48 cylinders. It looked like a Photoshop...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Video of the Week: 10-Second Chrysler K-Car!

This was one I had been holding in my back pocket and will all the talk of Supras and imports on our forum this week, I decided it was time to let it fly. The video was shot at New England Dragway, a...

Video: 2009 March Meet Dragsters in Violent, Sideways Action

When the 2009 March Meet came to Bakersfield’s Famoso Raceway for round one of the year’s NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, BangShift.com was there, on the starting line, capturing...

Car Feature: 1967 Mustang in Modern Trans-Am Trim

Dean Westmoreland has three NHRA championships and 27 national event wins as a crew member with John Force Racing, plus an IHRA championship with Don Lampus, and he’s now pulling crew-chief...

Car Feature: 10.0-Second Small-Block 1973 Camaro, No Nitrous! Plus Vintage Photos

It seems like most guys’ hot rods get put into one form or another and live there forever. You built a Pro Street car in the 1980s and it’s probably still sporting steamroller tires out...

Video: Drag Racing Altereds in Action at the 2009 March Meet

Here’s the next BangShift.com video of the action at the 2009 March Meet at Famoso Raceway, and this time it’s all about the Altereds. There are many modern cars here, but also some...

Video: Blown Doorslammers in Action at the 2009 March Meet

And the hits just keep coming! Heavy hitters, that is, like the supercharged A/Gassers from the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series race that opened the 2009 season at Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield,...

Video: 1,400 Horsepower 565ci Rat Motor on Nitrous!

You want to see some real big-boy power? Check out this 565ci big-block Chevy with Big Chief heads, twin Dominators on a sheetmetal intake, dry-sump oiling, and something like 650 hp worth of...

Video: Vintage Nitro Funny Cars from the 2009 March Meet

On Monday we blogged up the fact that we’ve got more video coming and told you that a bunch of drag racing action was headed your way. We started off with a general action reel, then posted a...

Video of the Week: Naked Pro Mod Burnout, on the Street

We’ve heard old timers tell us a million stories about working on their race cars at the local gas station and making the occasional trip up main street to try out their latest parts or tuning...

Carnage of the Week: Rally Car Rolls 15 Times!

Rally racing is cool stuff with cars flying through the air and hurtling over all sorts of terrain at high rates of speed. This particular car happens to be driven by the crazy nut Travis Pastrana....