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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Event Coverage

Event Gallery: Lead East 2009

Lead East 2009 by all accounts, was a smashing success. Luckily for us, BangShift.com forum member Arrowhead, known in real life as Tom, hit the show and sent us a great gallery of nearly 100 photos....

Event Gallery: Orange County Cruisin’ Association’s Great Labor Day Cruise 2009

For the past 26 years, Labor Day weekend has meant thousands of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, and street machines congregating at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa for the Orange County...

Event Gallery: Radir Wheels Dead Man’s Curve Wild Hot Rod Party 2009

The Radir Wheels Dead Man’s Curve Wild Hot Rod Party 2009 is the unofficial kick off party for Lead East, the rollicking 1950s-themed celebration/car show/concert that essentially takes over...

Event Gallery: 2009 Spindles Car Club Auto-Fest

The Spindles Auto Club claims to be the oldest continuously operating car club in the country, and it has great name recognition in eastern Massachusetts. The club uses that good PR to draw tons of...

Event Gallery: 2009 Old Time Drags and Funny Car Reunion at Englishtown, New Jersey

The Englishtown Old Time Drags and Funny Car Reunion is a kick ass event. We’ve been to two of them and can vouch that the fun factor is very high. Luckily for us, reader Joe Grippo attended...

Ridetech.com Coverage of the 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals

BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech attends numerous shows nationwide each year, and often posts coverage on the Ridetech.com site. The most recent photos there are from the Goodguys 23rd annual West...

Event Gallery: 2009 NHRA Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove

The Keystone Nationals, held at the scenic and spacious Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pennsylvania, is one of the biggest and baddest events on the NHRA circut. BangShift.com forum member Joe...

Event Gallery: Cruise the Spirit July 2009

Just to prove that the fine people of Western Canada are not stuck on Mopars only (since we have featured two Canadian Mopar events recently), BangShift.com forum member Bruce Lozinsky (known as...

Event Gallery: Southy Mopar Muscle Meet 2009

We’re on a Canadian Mopar hot streak around here! Earlier this week we had “Fast Ed” Nicholson’s coverage of the Canadian Mopar Fest, and now here’s a gallery from...

Event Gallery: Canadian Mopar Fest 2009

This gallery of the 2009 Canadian Mopar Fest comes to us by way of BangShift.com member “Fast Ed” Nicholson. Ed’s one heck of an open-minded hot rodder. He owns a VW Bug that he...

Event Galleries: Milan Dragway’s Heads Up Series and The 2009 Lonestar Rod and Kustom Roundup by MSD’s Todd Ryden

There are a multitude of reasons as to why our sponsors are the best in the industry. One of the biggest is because they’re gearheads to the core just like us, these guys and girls are at the...

Event Gallery: The 2009 HAMB Drags

The 2009 edition of the Jalopy Journal HAMB Drags was held at Mo-Kan Dragstrip in Joplin, Missouri, on August 22, 2009. Two intrepid BangShift.com forum members, Andy Bishir and Cobey Clarkson,...

Event Coverage: 2009 Woodward Dream Cruise

Since it has been happening for 15 years straight, nearly every car guy knows about the Woodward Dream Cruise, even if they have not been there. The massive cruise scene held on the Detroit...

Event Coverage: August 16, 2009 Pomona Swap Meet

The Pomona Swap Meet is known far and wide for being one of the best spots in the country to find killer rust-free iron, hot rod parts, and memorabilia. The August 2009 Pomona Swap Meet was no...