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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Big Ticket Items: Which Of The Mega-Bucks SUV Would You Choose To Haul Your Royal Family In?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Put yourself in the shoes of a family of up to 6 people with cash literally flowing out of your pockets like water. You need an SUV to transport you in absolute luxury and...

More Muscle From McLaren On The Way: The Sabre BC-03 Looks Like It Will Be Mental

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want a Mclaren that’s basically a racecar but for some reason don’t want a V8? Well Mclaren has you covered with their latest project, the Sabre BC-03. So this car...

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Double Dyno Fun: Watch Two Engines Destined For Aussie Burnout Contest Action Get Dyno Tested, One Little Holden, One Frankenstein LS

When it comes to dyno testing, you never really know what you’re gonna get the first time your engine hits the pump. This video is cool because we get to see two engines both get dyno tested...

Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and when Charles Wickam sent a note that said, “Watch this and you can thank me later…” it got my interest immediately....

Here Comes Kong: Lizzy and Pay Musi Have Planned A Nitrous Assisted Assault On Pro Mod This Weekend In Florida

(Photo by Tony Morgan) – When it comes to drag racing competitors who have cut their teeth the hard way and come out better for it on the other side, Lizzy Musi  stands tall. A competitor of...

RPM Symphony Video: Listen To A Pair Of 11,000 RPM Small Blocks Head Down The Strip!

We often show you dyno videos with NHRA Competition Eliminator engines getting spun to sky high RPM levels. Now we’re going to show you one with Comp Eliminator engines actually powering cars...

Turbo Video: Check Out A Bitchin’ Old Ford Flathead Six With A Homemade Turbo Setup Fire and Run!

I’ve always had a fascination with old “obsolete” engines but my first trip to Bonneville really kicked that deal up about 10 notches. Seeing and hearing old flatheads and other...

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A Fox Mustang Smashes Into A Tree During an Autocross Event – Major Wreckage!

We’ve been to and competed at more than a couple autocross events during our time as amateur stunt drivers. None of those events have presented a competitor with the option of smashing his car...

11 Awesome Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020: Sideways, Saves, and More!

As we all know, Goodwood is a special place and this year it was perhaps even more special than usual because of the fact that the name was upheld in the face of great pandemic related challenges....

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

Mustang Mach-E Performance Edition Announced: Hangs With Tesla On Performance Beats Them On Price

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Mustang Mach-E has been a very controversial vehicle. With the Mustang traditionally being a Gas powered 2-door coupe or convertible, the Mach-e, being an electric...

Rich People Have The Need….The Need For Tweed: Is This The Most Ridiculously Priced Interior Upgrade In History?

(By Tom Lohnes) – You have to be a very specific type of rich to want a Bentley with a literal tweed interior, but nevertheless it appears on the list of bespoke parts offered on every Bentley...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Listen To Leah Pruett Talk About Her Crazy 2020, A Review Of Pro Stock Motorcycle And More

On this return episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Leah Pruett joins host Brian Lohnes for an in-depth interview about the 2020 season which was both successful and tumultuous for the driver of the...