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Author Archive: Dave Nutting

BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody – 485hp, Fender Flares, Tire Smoke, and True Muscle Car Spirit

(Photos by Dave Nutting – Words by Lohnes, Sestito, Nutting) – For a guy who does not own a Challenger, I spend inordinate amounts of time in them. Between spending a week with...

Historic Video: Watch how bias-ply tires were made and tested back in the early 30s!

As a break from our typical racing, wrecking, and funny videos, here’s a quick history lesson on how tires were constructed during the early years of the automotive age. This video was produced in...

BangShift 2015 Photo Highlight Reel: Nutting’s Favorite Moments

I love writing these “year in review” pieces, mainly because it gives me an excuse to go back through my photos and blog items from the last twelve months and remember how many awesome...

Apex Feature: Barney, The Home-Built, Big Purple Corner-Carving G-body!

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) While you BangShift readers may not realize it, our feature on Lance Hamilton’s 1985 Chevy Monte Carlo SS has been a long time in the making for me. I’ve...

1800 Miles Or Bust! One Awesome Weekend At the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East

As I’m sitting here in front of my computer, nearly three weeks after the conclusion of the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East SCCA solo event held at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru Indiana from...

Bonus Gallery: Test And Tune Friday At The Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – “What’s this madness, another photo gallery from CAM Challenge East?” Like I warned you earlier in the week, I took A LOT of photos that...

From The Staging Lanes: All Of The Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East CAM-T Cars Up Close And Personal

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – Wrapping up our photo galleries of the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East event is a selection of photos of the awesome Pro-Touring cars of the CAM-T (For...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Sunday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – Alright boys and girls, we’re back with yet another gallery of muscle hustling ’round (And sometimes plowing through) cones at the inaugural...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Saturday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – The Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East at Grissom Air Force Base in Peru, Indiana was two weekends ago and I made the 1800 mile round-trip in my 1987 Monte...

Come Race With Us At CAM Challenge East Aug 7th-9th!

With less than a week to go before the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East in Peru, Indiana, where for three days I’ll be running my Monte Carlo SS against some of the biggest names (And...

Nut Driver: The Long Journey Home (Part 3) | Quality Time With The “Other” Monte

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] To catch up on the other installments, click HERE One of my goals for this year was to attend a full season of SCCA...

Nut Driver: The Long Journey Home (Part 2): Bolting On Suspension Goodies From UMI Performance

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] To catch up on the other installments, click HERE For all of you playing along at home, this is Part Two of...

Nut Driver: The Long Journey Home (Part 1)

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s daily driver 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] If you want to catch up on the other installments, click HERE As it’s been FOUR FREAKING MONTHS...

Swap Meet Madness: Check Out What We Found While Bargain Hunting!

(Story and Photos by Tony Sestito)   Recently, I paid a visit to the annual Automotive Swap Meet in Mansfield MA. While many areas of the country have awesome monthly or even weekly swap meets,...

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