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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Drag Races, Event Coverage

Drag Gallery: The Merrill, Wisconsin Ice Drags – January 2012

(Photo Credit: Greg Rourke) – No doubt you’ve probably heard of the Merrill Ice Drags, a truly awesome grassroots event put on by a bunch of lunatic speed freaks in Wisconsin. Neither...

Another Quick Update and a Few Photos from the PRO Winter Warm Up

The runs keep on rolling here at PBIR and under penalty of death we cannot give you elapsed times until LIVE coverage and video begins tomorrow. We can say that there has been lots more tire smoke...

Retro Galleries: A Look Back at the 2011 PRO Winter Warm Up

By the time you read this, Chad and I will be at the track talking t0 the drivers and teams testing at the 2012 PRO Winter Warm Up. If this year is anything like last year, we’ll be on nitro...

DRAG GALLERY: THE 2011 BYRON DRAGWAY HANGOVER NATIONALS

It is the second day of 2012 and we’re already hitting you with race galleries! Thanks to lunatic BangShift photog Greg Rourke, we have a nice gallery of photos from the 2012 Hangover Nationals...

EVENT COVERAGE: MOONEYES X-MAS PARTY SHOW AND DRAGS 2011

Every December here in Sunny So Cal, every car junkie worth his salt is looking forward to the Mooneyes X-Mas Party Show and Drags, and this year did not dissappoint. Beautiful whether in the...

Killer Gallery: Awesome Photos From the 2011 Season at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield California

Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California is one of our favorite places. We broadcast the March Meet and California Hot Rod Reunion live from the track. As it turns out, photographer Liam Garritty...

Drag Gallery: The 2011 NMRA/NMCA Lonestar Shootout

While the “official” NMRA/NMCA season may be over, the organization is still running a few races to round out the competition for the year. Just this past weekend they were at Royal...

Photo Galleries: The 2011 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion

While Chad mans the scaffolding high above the legendary drag strip at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California, our own Scott Liggett is snapping away with his camera to bring us great photos from...

Drag Gallery: The 2011 Pennsylvania Dutch Classic – Maple Grove, PA

For 40 years, NHRA Division One sportsman racers have descended on Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pennsylvania to close out the season at the Pennsylvania Dutch Classic. This year was no exception....

Drag Gallery: The 2011 Shakedown at E-Town

The 2011 running of the “Shakedown at E-Town” continued in a tradition that is heading for a tenth year in 2012. There were lots of great cars, lots of big time runs and some of the...

Event Coverage: Final Hunnert Car Pile Up Photo Gallery

The Hunnert Car Pileup has been held in Decatur Illinois for the last 10 years, and 2011 marks the end of an era. When the newly formed Chrome Czars Car Club decided they were going to put on an...

Event Coverage: NMRA Finishes Season On High Note in Bowling Green

As much as we try, the BangShift machine just can’t be everywher. But thanks to guys like John Fusco and Mike Galimi, we can still bring you results and highlights from the NMRA World Finals in...

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week 2011 Bonus Photos

Last month we brought you all the Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week coverage you could handle, but we still have more! Earlier this week we introduced you to Dominic at DRD Photos who shot the great photos...

Huge Drag Gallery: The 2011 Day of the Drags – Austin, Texas

The awesome Little River Drag Strip in Austin, Texas played host to the Kontinentals Day of the Drags for the 10th time this year. Charles Wickam was on hand to shoot photos both on the strip and in...