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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Destruction Video: Bus and Truck Crash Tests Gone Wrong

Planned crash testing for science and engineering is entertaining enough, but what happens when the crash testing becomes an accident in itself? These two videos answer that question. If you’re...

Video: Day of Destruction Starts Now with Old-School Daredevils

As we announced on Friday, today, October 5, 2009, is the landmark first-ever BangShift.com Day of Destruction. We’ll bring you great compilations of automotive stuff getting trashed every hour...

Video: 7-Second AMC-Powered Gremlin!

BangShift member Eagle Kammback tipped us off to this Gremlin that just ran 7.91 at Milan with a 463-inch AMC motor that uses the stock block and stock-based crank! It also has a Liberty five-speed,...

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...

Carnage Video: Nasty Mazda Rotary Tumbles in the Lights

You may think that import cars are weak sauce, but the guys in Puerto Rico figured out the Mazda rotary engines long ago and they have some insane action there on the country’s four drag...

Coming Monday: The Day of Destruction

We’ve been dropping videos of carnage on you over the last week, placing them here and there in the blog. We’ve had flying Corvettes, spinning big rigs, and even someone driving through a...

Carnage Video: Incredible Flying Corvette Launches into the Catch Fence

Here’s a fairly new video on Streetfire of a fairly old crash. It depicts a 1989 Corvette Challege race, where driver Stu Hayner ran over a wheel and tire that fell off of another car, and got...

Video: Willys Gasser Rolls 8 Times at 150 MPH, But Gets Rebuilt!

Here’s a great couple of videos, because instead of just the gory crash and burn, we also get to see the great recovery. This racer, who goes by Rick VanRipper, has a A/Gas Supercharged...

Carnage Video: Drift Driver Runs Himself Over

This video was probably posted online the day after Al Gore invented the Internet, but it’s still stunning. An amateur drifter at a parking-lot event starts doing donuts, gets out of the car,...

ALMS: A Plucky Racing Series Making Its Own Way (Plus Outrageous Crash Footage)

The American Lemans Series has been around since 1999. It was conceived by and is operated by Dan Panoz the owner of Florida’s Sebring, Canada’s Mosport, and Georgia’s Road Atlanta...

Welcome to the Big Leagues Kid: Logano Flips Seven Times in Dover

Joey Logano already has a Sprint Cup win under his belt, but his real baptism by fire came last weekend on the “Monster Mile” in Dover, Delware, when he was involved in a nasty wreck that...

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: SUV Crashes Through a Bakery Store!

We have to thank CarDomain for showing us this one, because it’s freakin’ unbelievable. The video is one thing, with a Toyota 4Runner not only crashing through a bakery store (seen from...

Carnage Video: Nastiest Engine Explosion Ever, Part Two

One of the most popular video blogs ever here on BangShift.com is the one with the tractor-pull rig exploding its engine is such spectacular fashion that the tractor drives over the cylinder head....