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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, Event Coverage

Event Coverage: NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise

 Southern California residents are pretty lucky because they have tons on cruise nights and hot rod events to attend all year long. One of the must attend shows is the first Wednesday Twilight...

Event Coverage: Geezers at the Grove 2010

Our man Joe Grippo was on the scene for the “Geezers Reunion” which went down July 2-3, 2010 at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, PA. The race is one of the biggest and most ambitious self...

Event Gallery: The 2010 Old Pomona Hot Rod and Custom Car Show

The 2010 version of the Old Pomona Hot Rod and Custom Car Show, put on by the Shifters car club went off last weekend without a hitch. The crowd of cars was cool and the kustoms were out in full...

Event Coverage: Saturday Action from GoodGuys Des Moine 2010

Record numbers of participants and spectators filled the Iowa State Fairgrounds for this weekend’s GoodGuys Heartland Nationals in Des Moines Iowa, and we’ve got photos to prove it....

Event Coverage: 19th Good Guys Heartland Nationals Des Moines

With over 3000 cars showing up for Friday of the Good Guys 19th Heartland Nationals, and amazing 85 degree weather, we can’t wait to see what Saturday will bring. Our first impression of the...

Cruise Coverage: Kemah, Texas June 2010

Charles Wickam is at it again! He sent us 100 photos from the Kemah, texas, cruise night that he has been frequenting this year and once again we’re blown away. There’s a range of...

300 Photos from the 2010 LA Roadsters fathers Day Show

It was a big weekend for retro events! In the East there was the National Hot Rod Reunion, and our West was the 46th Annual L.A. Roadsters Fathers Day show at Fairplex in Pomona, California. The L.A....

Gallery: Saturday Car Show and Pit Action from the 2010 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

Saturday is the biggest day for both racers and car show participants at the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With car show awards being handed out and final...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals

The 2010 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals took place on June 4-6 at the 102-acre fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The show packed thousands of cars, massive numbers of vendors, burnout fun, test...

Power Tour Day 6: Show Cars and the RideTech Street Challenge Autocross

Yes, we’re late with it, but we have one final blow-out gallery from our coverage of the 2010 Hot Rod Power Tour. On day six of the adventure, the action shifted to Birmingham, Alabama and...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Nantasket Beach Car Show

The 2010 Nantasket Beach car show was held last weekend and we were looking forward to checking it out because seeing 600-700 cool cars parked along the beach in Spring is about as good as it gets....

Event Coverage: Power Tour 2010 Day 5…Rain, heat, and broken junk…

Hot Rod Magazine’s Power Tour Day 5 was up and down to say the least. Again, thousands of hot rods lined the grounds of the show, this time at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga...

Guerilla Power Tour Coverage: Photos from Honest Charlie’s, Coker, and Night Cruising

Mike Cosky was burning up the keys and camera in his phone sending us great Power Tour photos from Honest Charlie’s/Coker Tire, and other shots from the road, and evening cruising. We’re...

Guerilla Power Tour Coverage: Rain, Heat, Traffic and that (expletive) GPS

BangShifter Mike Cosky cruised his bad ass Buick convertible on the back end of the 2010 Power Tour and sent us a cool dispatch from the road. Ok, cool being a bad word because of the pavement...