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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Hotchkis ALL GM Car Show And Open House This Saturday! BangShift Will Be There!

That’s right folks, we’ll be at the all GM Open House that Hotchkis Sport Suspension is putting on this Saturday, June 29th, at their Santa Fe Springs Headquarters. It’s going to be...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: “Dirt Track Date” Southern Culture On The Skids

If you haven’t heard of Southern Culture on the Skids, don’t be too hard on yourself, because they are one of the most famous bands that most people have never heard of. Of course you are...

Ridetech’s Bret Voelkel Wins Optima Batteries Faceoff At Road America 2013 + Full Event Results

That’s right folks, BangShift Sponsor Ridetech was on top of the podium at this past weekend’s Optima Batteries Faceoff at Road America 2013. With 22 Ridetech customers in the...

Photo Coverage And Invitees: Optima Faceoff At Road America 2013, Including Scary Moments

(Photos and Words Bob Chiluk/Greg Rourke) This past weekend was one of the premier pro touring events of the year, the 2013 Optima Batteries Faceoff at Road America, and all that attended had the...

Video: On Board A Camaro At The 2013 Optima Faceoff At Road America With Spin And Tire Tap

We just got back from the 2013 Optima Batteries Faceoff At Road America, where the coolest of the cool Pro Touring machines were out in force, tearing up the road course, speed stop, and autocross....

PowerShift LIVE Will Not Air This Week. See You Next Thursday.

Sorry folks, but we will be traveling this week and won’t be able to broadcast from the Southwest flight I’ll be on. We’ve tried actually, and the internet people get pissed and so...

Breaking News! Drag Week Stars To Participate At NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl! Lutz and Larson!

That’s right folks, BangShift.com has learned that Jeff Lutz, Larry Larson, and your favorite Unlimited Class heroes of Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week will be battling it out at the NMCA...

Video: Jungle Jim Nova Funny Car Cackling In The Campground At Beech Bend During NHRR!

Allegedly, Jungle Pam was instrumental in the decision to drag the Jungle Jim Nova Funny Car from the pits at the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, down the road to the campground for a little...

Event Coverage: Small Town Weekend, El Reno Oklahoma, Legal Street Racing Included

(Words and Photos By Brad Klaasen) Small Town Weekend is an annual event held in El Reno, Oklahoma, that exemplifies what Oklahomans are all about. Not only does this non-profit event benefit...

Question of the Day: What Track in What Country Would You Most Like to Visit For a Race?

Last year’s Optima Batteries Face Off at Road America was a killer event and I am headed back this year for the 2013 version, at a track that is considered to be one of the most famed in road...

Holley’s 110th Birthday Bash: You Get The Gifts! Buy Stuff And Get Free Stuff. Our Kind Of Birthday Party!

Holley is celebrating 110 years of mixing air and fuel so that internal combustion engines can make horsepower, all while putting smiles on the faces of drivers. It’s that simple. Sure,...

Island Dragway Reopening July 5th With 3-Day Bracket And Nostalgia Event! – GREAT NEWS!

After a tumultuous 6 months, Island Dragway in New Jersey is proud to announce that they will be reopening July 5th, 2013! And in a show of force, the event is not just going to be some test and tune...

Ebay Find: Divorced…What Brian Will Be Once He Acquires This Bitchin 1949 GMC Wrecker

This is another Scott Payton submission, part of our daily email loop that includes motorhomes or box trucks, and the occasional wrecker. Of course, there is nobody we know that would look better...

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Video: Banging Gears In A Jerico Equipped ’67 427 Fairlane Nostalgia Super Stocker

The Hayes family is all about FE powered 4 speed racing, and we are glad to know it! Earl and Dave sent us this great video of their ’67 427 Fairlane at I-57 Dragstrip a couple weekends ago, as...