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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Event Coverage: Tuesday at the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

It was another long day for BangShift.com at the 2009 SCTA/BNI Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats, as we tore all over the Salt to bring you a photo gallery of all the action from Tuesday. The...

Poteet and Main Speed Demon Streamliner runs 387 at Bonneville Speedweek 2009

When we arrived at Bonneville Speedway on Saturday for the start of the 2009 SCTA/BNI Speed Week, it was no surprise that the team of Poteet and Main had the first car on the line to make a pass....

Event Coverage: Monday at the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

The 2009 SCTA/BNI Speed Week at Bonneville got hot on its third day, and we aren’t just talking about the 105-degree temperatures. With teams vying for a piece of record pie, the Hot Rod Top...

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...

Event Coverage: Sunday at the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

Speed Week 2009 is reinforcing Bonneville Speedway’s “World’s Fastest” designation, and in grand fashion. Jump here for the BangShift.com photo gallery of Sunday’s...

Event Coverage: Saturday at the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

Today was the first day of competition at the SCTA/BNI 2009 Bonneville Speed Week, and if today’s top speed is any indication of things to come, we are in for some great racing action. Poteet...

BangShift.com Coverage of the 2009 Bonneville Speed Week Starts Now

It’s almost midnight in Wendover, Utah, on August 7, and I just arrived in town (late, as usual) to start off the BangShift.com coverage of the SCTA/BNI 2009 Bonneville Speed Week. Racing...

Roadside Find: Real 1966 Corvette 4×4 Trar

On a recent trip back to Texas, the parental units pointed out this well done 1966 Corvette 4×4 conversion. More often called a trar (truck/car), this particular homogenization is still more...

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Video: Nascar Dodge R5/P7 Race Engine Lucas Oil Test

The name Lucas Oil can be found in conjunction with every kind of motorsport imaginable, and in order to provide lubricants for all these applications, the company has to do a lot of testing. At...

Summit Racing Equipment and NHRA together through 2012

During a period when every sponsorship or sanctioning body announcement seems to involve one or the other going away, we were thrilled to hear that our friends over at Summit Racing Equipment have...

Good Salt and Three Tracks for 2009 Bonneville Speed Week

Word broke late yesterday on the Southern California Timing Association web site that the surface condition at the Bonneville Salt Flats is perfect for racing and ready to be prepped. The better news...

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...

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The Night Time is the Right Time: Listen in on Lohnes Calling Big Drag Action Tomorrow Night!

If you tuned into Lohnes announcing the match race at New England Dragway last month like we did, he probably had you in stitches. Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, he’ll be back...

NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise Coverage 7/2009

The first Wednesday of every month between April and December means Twilight Cruise Night at the NHRA Motorsports Museum. We were there to check out all the action, and to bring you a photo gallery...