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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Carnage of the Week: Davy Jones Wrecks Huge at 1986 IMSA Race

Man, this one has it all. Brock Yates and Steve Evans on the call, killer 1980’s IMSA GTP cars, and a massive wreck at high speeds. Davy Jones was the driver and he somehow managed to walk...

Video of the Week: Home Brewed Enginuity

Yeah, we know it’s really spelled “ingenuity,” but here at BangShift.com we are coining a new phrase. Enginuity refers to the creative utilization of automotive parts in the pursuit...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Carnage of the Week: Massively Destructive Turbine Engine Test

For this installment of Carnage of the Week we’re entering the world of aviation. This is video of a “blade off test” that simulates what happens when a fan blade breaks off and...

Car Feature: Jet-X, The 1972 Plymouth GTX that Mopar Never Built

Here’s a car from the cover of the October 2009 Mopar Action magazine, and one that’s being debuted at Chryslers at Carlisle, July 10-12, just as this is being posted at BangShift.com....

Video of the Week: 1970 Formula A Action from Lime Rock With Narration from James Garner

It’s 1970, James Garner was one of the coolest dudes on Earth, and one of his screaming V8 open-wheel race cars is pounding the pavement at Lime Rock. What could be better? That’s the...

Carnage of the Week: If You’re Gonna be Dumb…

This week’s carnage is more human than mechanical. It’s a perfect lesson in, “If you’re gonna be dumb, you’ve got to be tough Take a couple of semi-drunken guys, a truck...

Video of the Week: In-Car Camera of an Evil Rollover at Willow Springs

Running around a road course is fickle business. One second you’re feeling like Fangio and the next you are feeling like one of the flying Walendas as your race car hurtles through the air....

The Sniper Lives: Twin Turbo, Viper V10 Powered Mustang Caught on Tape!

Call it project Sniper, project Nitemare, or just bat poop crazy, but Scott Vanderschoor’s twin-turbo, Viper V10 powered Mustang project has officially transitioned from garage-bound dream to...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Car Feature: Stunning 1955 Chevy Nomad, With Video!

Chevy Nomads are one of the few cars that will be eternally cool. Maybe that’s why Robert “Nick” Nichols wanted one and was willing to wait for it—for 50 years to be exact!...

Video: More Action From the 2009 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion

Just when you thought that we were through with the BangShift.com coverage of the 2009 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, we dug up even more video clips from the Sunday drag...

Video: Killer Action at the 2009 National Hot Rod Reunion, Saturday

We’re wrapping up the weekend-long BangShift.com coverage of the 2009 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway with the best video yet! This one features some great burnout,...

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...