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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Gallery, Historic Photos

Gearhead History Americana: More Photos Of Machines, Factories, Cars, Trucks, and More From The Past

(Photos from the Detroit Library Digital Collection) – I love this stuff. So my addiction to crawling the digital stacks of the Detroit Public Library has hit a fever pitch and today I found...

OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car- Road America The Kettle Moraine calls the Ultimate Street Cars

(Words By Jim McIlvaine, Photos by Kaleb Kelley) Glaciers left behind the rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine region of Wisconsin. That only means one thing for racing enthusiasts- elevation changes....

This Gallery Of Vintage Early 1990s Pro Mod Photos Will Blow Your Mind With Coolness – Seeds Of Today’s Class

The seeds of today’s Pro Mod class were beginning to sprout during the late 1980s and early 1990s when enterprising Top Sportsman racers, primarily on the east coast began to build faster and...

Carlisle Ford Nationals 2020: From The Basic To The Baddest

(Photos: Joe Grippo) Fun fact: not every car on the planet needs to be a rolling testament to testosterone, roid rage and loud rock music to be interesting. Most cars aren’t. Plenty are...

Speed Week 2020 Photos: More Images From The Salt – Motorcycles, Streamliners, Cars, Trucks, and More!

Here’s out last fresh batch of Bonneville Speed Week 2020 photos. It has been a real pleasure brining you the images from the starting line, the pits and around the salt this year. Speed week...

Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photo Coverage: Images From Sunday Morning On The Salt – Speed and Beauty!

The Bonneville Salt Flats have been challenging the smartest, bravest, and most innovative hot rodders the world has to offer for more than 100 year now. Since the initial speed runs were made on the...

Carlisle Ford Nationals 2020: Starliners And More Among The Fields

(Photos: Joe Grippo) Getting out to a car show is always a breath of fresh air, but this year that breath of fresh air somehow seems much more refreshing. How long have you spent stuck in the house,...

BONUS Bonneville Speed Week Photos! We Found More Photos To Share From This Record Setting Race

When you post up a blog item with links to every one of your photo galleries from an event, only to have him send a note saying “Hey dude, there are three more galleries you guys didn’t...

Here’s Every Bonneville Speed Week Photo Gallery We’ve Got From 2020! Check Them All Out Here!

Bonneville Speed Week 2020 is in the books, with George Poteet and the Speed Demon team once again taking home the Hot Rod Trophy, which is impressive as hell considering the challenging conditions...

Carlisle Ford Nationals 2020: If You Think You Know, Look Again…

(Photos: Joe Grippo) One write up, hundreds of photos. Our man Joe Grippo was on the ground at the Carlisle Ford Nationals this year and, much like the rest of us, was going to make the best out of...

2020 Carlisle Ford Nationals – Persevering In Pennsylvania Amongst The Blue Oval Faithful

(Words and photos: Joe Grippo) Well, we made it into the second half of the shitshow that is 2020. Drag races cancelled, some still happening with minimal or no spectators, car shows postponed or...

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: From The Starting Line, Into Automotive Zen

It’s almost akin to being a fighter pilot, in a way. You check your safety gear before you even sit down into the seat. You have the protective garments on. The helmet is securely fastened....

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: Engines Galore! Some Of The Mills From The Salt!

Bonneville is a place steeped in tradition. For every late-model item filled to the brim with the best and most modern, there’s a Ford Model A rocking a Cadillac mill in the engine bay. For...

Pro-Touring Truck Shootout 2020: More Corner-Carving Race Trucks From Kentucky!

A day filled with pickup trucks that can run rings around a lot of performance cars, out in the beautiful sunshine, with a track day going on in the background just for good measure…the...