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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

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...

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: Killer ‘Vette Autocrosser

C4 Corvettes have been slowly growing on us around here. They are a capable platform to build a hot rod off of and can be made to do lots of stuff well. Braking and handling were good from the...

Video: Jeff Lutz’s Turbo 1957 Chevy Running 7.81 at 180 mph at Drag Week

As we sadly know, the killer suede-black 1957 of Jeff Lutz fell out of Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 yesterday, Wednesday, September 17. However, it’s not like the Unlimited class racer did not put on...

Video: ZZ572 Powered Jeep CJ

This Jeep is in Denmark…we think. Where ever it is, we want it. V8 powered CJ Jeeps have a certain air of coolness about them, but one packing a GM Performance Parts ZZ572 crate motor with...

BREAKING VIDEO: 2010 Taurus SHO Runs 13.92 at the Drags!

Leapin’ lizards! We knew the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO would be a decent runner with the twin-turbo EcoBoost V6, but we did not think it would have the suds on tap to knock off a brand new V6...

Video: In-Car Camera of a 218-MPH Pass at Bonneville

In 2008, Bonneville racer Ed Goodrich was a huge help to the BangShift.com race team. After our race Camaro’s front air dam was protested, we drove 180 miles to Ed’s home in Idaho, took...

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...

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....

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 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...

Video of the Week: The World’s Lowest-Flying Wheelstander

I’m calling a mulligan on this one. I am familiar with this car. It’s the twin-turbocharged, big-block-Ford-powered 1967 Mustang of Canadian Frank Pompilio. I wrote a feature on the car...

Cool Video: King of the Hammers

Three weeks ago our friend Fred Williams at 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine told us that he was going to compete in King of the Hammers, a rockcrawling off-road race held in Johnson Valley,...