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2019 Indoor National Dragfest Photo Coverage: Our Second Load Of Images From This Event

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re back with more cool Joe Grippo photos of the 2019 Indoor National Dragfest which did two really important things. Firstly it pulled drag racing enthusiasts...

2019 Indoor National Dragfest Photo Coverage: Awesome Cars, History, and More!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – It’s January, it’s cold, it’s snowing and the dragstrips will be closed for at least a few more months, pretty bleak times for drag racers for sure....

Fresh Catch: This Group Of Drag Racing Ads For Cars, Races, and Exhibition Machines Sums Up 1967 Nicely!

It has bee a while since I cracked the vault open and grabbed a fresh set of cool, historic, and old drag racing magazine ads our for everyone to see. These scans are all from 1967 and they are all...

US-60 Drag Strip Spring Nationals Show and Shine Photo Coverage – Not All Of ‘Em Shine But They Are All Neat!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Nostalgia drag racing and some show-n-shine normally accompany each other and the Nostalgia Nationals is no different.  One thing US-60 does is allow the...

Hit Job: Straight Axle Mafia Action And Pit Photos From US60 Drag Strip

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Straight-Axle Mafia (henceforth referred to as SAM) has a pretty steady core of racers that we see nearly every time we attend an even they support. ...

The End of The Photographic Line: Our Final Blast Of David Whealon’s 2018 Best Shots

(Photos by David Whealon) – Well, we have finally come to the bottom of the well of photos that you’ve been enjoying. Yep, the end of the line for David Whealon’s 2018 best shots....

US-60 Drag Strip Drag Action: Sportsman Cars, Time Trials, and Bracket Bombers

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – In the Midwest US-60 is known for many things and some of that is its support for grudge racing, small tire racing, and even no-prep events.  Lots of...

2018 In Photos: David Whealon Shares His Favorite Images (Part 5)

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with more David Whealon images from the year that was. We’re coming at you, again, from multiple motorsport disciples in this gallery. From...

A Year In Photos: David Whealon Shares Photographic Highlights From 2018 (Part 4)

(Photos by David Whealon) – Shapes, colors, sounds. Those are the basic three elements that attract us to cars, right? We enjoy their styling. We enjoy their coloration and look. We enjoy the...

Drag Action Gallery: More Sportsman and Straight Axle Madness At Historic Thornhill Dragway!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – For those that read and look at my stuff on here it will be no shock to see some images with intentional lens flare.  I like it and will actually seek it...

Drag Racing Gallery: Straight Axle Mafia And Bracket Racing Fun At Thornhill Dragway In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – As we’ve stated before, Thornhill Dragway is the oldest continuously-operated drag strip…period.  Some can dispute that (like me or people that raced...

A Year In Photos: David Whealon’s Photographic Highlights of 2018 (Part 3)

(Photos by David Whealon) – In this third installment of David Whealon’s photographic year in review we get a look at everything from top fuel championship dragsters, monsters trucks on...

A Year in Photos: Joe Grippo Shares His Favorite Images Of 2018 – Great Stories As Well!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – It is a few days before Christmas as I tap out this post which means we have BangShifted our way through another 12 months. Now it’s time to take a glimpse...

Best of 2018: Rocky Mountain Raceways’ Night Of Fire – Lighting The Candles One Last Time, Part Two

(Note: The Night of Fire event at Rocky Mountain Raceways was supposed to be a streamed event, but due to technical difficulties that didn’t happen. Instead, we shot galleries of the final...