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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, Event Coverage, Gallery

Here’s Our Second Gallery Of Photos From The Rods And Ribs Car Show In Texas

We told you that we had an awesome time at the Rods and Ribs show in Temple this weekend, thanks to our pal Charles Wickam who reminded us it was going on. The show was great, the venue is super...

Ribs And Rods 2020 Was A HUGE Hit In Belton Texas And We’ve Got The Photos Right Here!

When Wickman, aka Charles Wickam, a longtime BANGshifter and friend here in Texas says I’ve got to come see a car show then I almost always listen to him. Unless I’m out of town for a...

2020 PDRA Brian Olson Memorial World Finals: Our Last Batch Of Fresh Tire Smoking’ Photography!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It’s hard to create signature events in drag racing. Why? Because there are so many of them already. You need to have a few elements in place to really get...

2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Action Photos: The Unstoppable Spirit Of Drag Racers On Full Display

(Photos by David Whealon) – Yesterday we showed you some amazing photos from Benoit Pigeon at the 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World finals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Today we’re...

Drag Action Photos: The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Were A Battle On The Track and With Mother Nature

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals were absolutely awesome until mother nature decided that it was time to be done. The event was a battle the likes of...

The Last Blast: This Last Load Of No Mercy 11 Photos Features The Pits! Engines, Thrash, More!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If there is one thing that happens more than anything else at Lights Out, Sweet 16, and No Mercy, it is wrenching. These eighth-mile bombs are in need of constant care...

Don’t Be Chicken! Check Out Even More Killer Action And Pit Photos From No Mercy 11 At SGMP!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If there is one thing that you can never call a DXP Productions drag race, it’s predictable. Whether with the action on the track with the best small tire...

No Mercy 11: Our Awesome Action Photo Coverage Of The Small Tire Throwdown Continues

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with more killer photos from DXP Productions Lights Out 11 at South Georgia Motorsports Park. While there are some more races to be run by the end of...

Kearney Cruise Night Proves It Will Take More Than A Pandemic To Keep Hot Rods In The Garage!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) Photos continue! The town of Kearney Nebraska and the Central Nebraska Auto Club (CNAC) have been putting on Cruise Nite for 32 years. The event started out as...

Part Two: Optima’s Wet Search For The Ultimate Street Car Continues With Real Street Cars Racing In The Rain

(Words By Jim McIlvaine) There is a certain segment of automotive enthusiasts, who brag about owning cars that have “never been in the rain.” They only take their cars out when the forecast says...

OPTIMA’s Wet Search For The Ultimate Street Car: Real Street Cars Run In The Rain

(Words By Jim McIlvaine) There is a certain segment of automotive enthusiasts, who brag about owning cars that have “never been in the rain.” They only take their cars out when the forecast says...

Alive And Well! The Kearney Cruise Night Brought Out Hot Rods, Trucks, And Street Machines Of All Kinds

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) The town of Kearney Nebraska and the Central Nebraska Auto Club (CNAC) have been putting on Cruise Nite for 32 years. The event started out as cruising around town...

No Mercy 11 Photo Coverage Fun: More Awesome Cars, People, and Runs From South Georgia Motorsports Park

(Photos by Wes Allison) – While classes like RvW, Pro275, and X275 often times dominate the headlines from events like No Mercy and others, there’s a load of different categories at this...

No Mercy 11 Action Photos: Small Tires and Big Traction Make For One Heck Of A Show

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If there is one thing that some people like to knock about radial racing, it is the track prep. The surface needs pretty much constant care and attention and by the...