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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Land Speed Races

The Scoop! Here’s All Of The Cars That Qualified To Run For Records At Bonneville On Monday Morning

No one here has a case of the Mondays! These are the racers who ran hard enough to qualify to run for records on Monday morning at SCTA Speed Week 2016. These will be the first cars on course this...

Bonneville Speed Week 2016: Think You’ve Seen It All? Not Even Close!

Brian and I have walked our proverbial asses off, looking at, drooling over, and shooting photos of killer stuff here on the salt during Bonneville Speed Week 2016, and just when you start to think...

Ask And You Shall Receive! More Photos From Bonneville Speed Week 2016

If your need for more Bonneville coverage is anything like our need to be here, don’t fret, here’s our second round of race car galleries for the day and we’ll have even more this...

You Like Engines? We’ve Got Engines! Some Of The Coolest, Weirdest, And Most Interesting On The Salt

If Bonneville has a beating heart it is the myriad of engines that live between the frame rails of the race cars, trucks, and motorcycles that are working hard to set records this week. They are in...

Bonneville Speed Week 2016 Is In Full Swing, Here Are More Kick Ass Machines!

If Bonneville Speed Week is on your bucket list, we say remove it. Not because you shouldn’t come here, but because if it’s on a list you’ll never make it. Call today, like right...

Saturday SCTA Bonneville Racing Update: Poteet Goes 382, Thompson Goes 411, Photos, More

Well the competition has officially begun at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2016 and it has gotten off to a fine start. Initial concerns about the salt’s quality seems to have been pushed off the...

Saturday Salt Speed Machine Update: Another Group Of The Coolest Hot Rods and Cruisers On The Salt

Saturday on the salt is going along swimmingly. The first full day of racing action is always a little slow to get out of the gate but once the big salt speed machine was moving, it got exciting...

Bonneville Speed Week 2016: The Friday Night Nugget Car Show Tradition Continues

Bonneville is about tradition and ritual. Some of those traditions and rituals have been in place since SCTA speed week began in 1948 and others of them may not have quite that level of history but...

Bonneville Speed Week 2013 – Our Last Teaser Gallery Before 2016 Action Begins

We are here at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats for SCTA-BNI Speed Week 2013. Chad arrived early this afternoon and blasted a gallery of 80 photos that highlight some of the coolest stuff he saw in...

Bonneville Speed Week 2013 — Race Cars And Hot Rods From The Salt!

(Photos by Chad and Brian) – Starting Friday we’ll have Bonneville Speed Week 2016 coverage for you. For now, here’s another look back to the last racing year on the salt, 2013. ...

Retro Photos: The Coolest Trucks At Bonneville Speed Week 2013

(Editor’s note: Here’s a little retro-fun from the last year of racing on the salt. Our favorite trucks of Bonneville 2013!) –  There are some race trucks, some hot rod trucks,...

Photo Coolness: This Is The Bonneville – The Living Embodiment Of All That Rules About LSR

(Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in August 2013 and is being reprinted now as part of our run-up to Speed Week 2016!) These photos were taking in the impound lot at Bonneville on...

Got Salt Fever? With A 2016 Event Looking Likely, We Dug Up A Gallery From McTaggart’s First Trip To Bonneville!

For the last couple of years, anyone talking about Bonneville has spoken of the salt with a tinge of either sadness or anger in their voice. For two years now, there has been no racing on the salt...

Land Speed Gallery: Chasing The Horizon At The SCTA El Mirage Meet

(Photos: Zane McNary) Out of all of the land speed racing events and locations available, I’ve only seen two: Wilmington earlier this year, where I ran our project Chrysler 300C, and Bonneville...