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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Event Coverage, Gallery, OTHER, Trade Shows

Professional Racing Industry Show 2017: Parts…Parts As Far As The Eye Can See!

Friday at the PRI show didn’t quite go to plan for yours truly. As we were hitting up the closest drive-through for breakfast, the Angry Grandpa Chrysler’s oil pressure readout flatlined....

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: On The Floor On A Friday Afternoon

For many who don’t know what the PRI show is, their take on the concept seems to be, “Oh, it’s like SEMA, just smaller and out East, right?” No. Not in the slightest. Ok,...

PRI Show 2017: We Are On The Floor In Indy To Check Out The Latest And Greatest!

It might be absolutely frigid in Indiana this week, but that doesn’t mean squat to us, because we are at the 2017 PRI Show in the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana! We look forward to...

2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: From Crusty To Chromed, We’ve Got A Ton Of Cool Cars To Show You!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – More Friday photos from the 48th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  When I take photos I do not immediately look to see...

2017 NSRA Nationals Coverage: A Little Rain Didn’t Melt The Cars In Louisville! Photos Galore

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – There was some rain on Friday, but that was while we were in the swap meet which we will get to soon.  Prior to and following the showers it was gorgeous...

2017 NHRA Dutch Classic Coverage: A Final Blast Of Wheels Up Stock Eliminator Action

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Big thanks to our man Joe Grippo for blasting these photos a little while back at the 2017 NHRA Dutch Classic, held at Pennsylvania’s Maple Grove Raceway. The...

2017 NSRA Nationals Coverage: Here’s A First Gallery Of Photos From The Monster Yearly Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – First off – an apology.  I have been in a funk for months now and have not been going to as many event nor have I been getting the articles together in...

2017 NHRA Dutch Classic Coverage: Stockers Are WAY COOL!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – A while ago up here in the Land of NED, the 2017 NHRA D1 seasons came screeching to a halt with the running of the Pennsylvania Dutch Classic National Open...

Monster Truck Action Coverage From GALOT Motorsports Park’s Monster Truck Throwdown Event

(Words and Photos by David Whealon) Who doesn’t just love Monster Trucks? For me this was my first live experience of a brand of entertainment that I only watched on TV and was one of those things...

BangShift Goes Racing: We Dual-Wield Two Beaters At The 2017 King Of The Heap Race At NCM Motorsports Park!

Ever since it was announced, I’ve been looking forward to NCM Motorsports Park’s King Of The Heap racing series for one reason or another. I wanted to throw a team together…that...

2017 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Coverage: The Best Muscle Car Show on Earth Gets Better

(By Greg Rourke) – It’s that time of year again, the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (say “mickackin”) has arrived in Rosemont, Illinois.  As usual, hosts Bob and Vicki...

2017 NHRA Auto Club World Finals – Photos From The Nitro Pits and The Calm Before The Storm

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The photos you are about to see down below here were taken on Friday morning at the 2017 NHRA World Finals. It was the calm before the storm. The team were doing...

SCSN 13 Gallery: More Photos From The Big-Tire Bash In Vegas!

We are back with more action from the Street Car Super Nationals race in Las Vegas! The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been nothing but nasty, badass speed and even with cooler temperatures,...

SCSN 13 Gallery: Giving Las Vegas Something To Listen To!

Weren’t we just here, like, a week ago? I think so…some big to-do about parts and show cars and parties and celebrities and photography and yada, yada, yada. That was then. This is now....