Category Archive: 1320 Videos, Apex Video, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift XL, HISTORIC, Videos, XL Videos

Best of 2019: 1966 Chevy Promotional Video Is The Greatest Ever – Jumping Chassis, Rock Test, Turbine Powered Big Rig, 150mph Corvette!

Yes, that is a chassis flying through the air being piloted by a guy who is strapped into a low back bucket seat. This is just one instance of awesome in this video that we think could be the...

Watch The Super Twister Camaro Take On The Hill Brothers Rapid Transit Barracuda At New England Dragway In ’71

Today is fun day day here at BangShift! It’s the Fourth of July, it’s a couple days before the NHRA New England Nationals start and we’re maxin’ and relaxin’ around the...

Nitrous Rules! Watch The Fire Bus Run 11s With The Driver Spraying And Shifting

Having been surrounded by fast door slammers for the past month I can tell you that between turbos, nitrous,and blowers these days my heart may be actually favoring the nitrous guys. Not that I have...

Wild Video: When This Blown Pro Mod Explodes A Blower You Can Hear The Parts Rain Down Into The Stands

This is one of those strange circumstances when a video is more about what you don’t see than what you actually do. This video shows a Mopar bodied pro mod beginning a burnout and then...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ripping Lenco Levers With The Front End Up – Like A BOSS!

The only thing cooler than a Lenco transmission is a Lenco transmission being shifted with the front end three feet in the air, right? This video has all of that action and while we’re pretty...

4th of July Safety: Having A Magnesium VW Engine Block Fire Tonight? Please Don’t Chuck Water On It (Video)

Across America today and this evening people will be burning stuff and blowing stuff up for fun. Whether it is a beach bonfire or a brace of blasting ballistic bombs in your back yard, Independence...

Drag Video: Check Out This Early 1980s Funny Car Match Race Footage From New England Dragway

This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series rolls into Epping, New Hampshire and will compete on the historic grounds of New England Dragway. The track is celebrating its 53nd anniversary...

Finnegan And David Get The Nova Back Up And Running. Or Do They? And Why Doesn’t It Have Doors?

Mike Finnegan and David Newbern both made it through Drag Week 2018 but not without hurting a lot of stuff. In fact, David’s 1971 Nova finished the week with a different engine than it started...

If You Dare: Nine-Second Drag Karts Are Real And Are As Rowdy As You Think They Are!

Is it because there are four wheels on the ground instead of two? Is that why we’d never, ever straddle a Pro Stock Bike if our lives were on the line, but would happily hop behind the wheel of...

Big Tire No Prep Street Racing From Ozark Raceway Park Had The Heavy Hitters On Notice!

Big tire no prep racing has become more and more popular over the past few years as anyone who follows drag racing knows. But along with the growth of the events has also come more fame and notoriety...

Cleetus Has Gone Coal-Rolling?! His Slammed Cummins-Powered Galaxie Hits The Strip For The First Time!

Wait a minute, wait just one minute. Cleetus…the guy who has done everything in his power to become synonymous with turbocharged Corvettes that make sincerely stupid amounts of power on the...

Tulsa Raceway Park’s Midnight Drags Are Turning Into Grudge Race Central

Tulsa Raceway Park has been hosting the Midnight Drags for several years now and they keep getting bigger and bigger. The crowd that comes out to have fun at the strip, listen to music, and call out...

Morning Symphony: Escort Mk1 With C20LET power…Nothing To See Here, Just Another GM-Powered Ford!

The name says it all: Fraudster. The hood spells it out even clearer: FRAUD. It looks like an early Escort, the kind that is now worth stupid money, the kind that still make for gorgeous rally...

Watch The Folts And Schuh Air-Cooled VW Dragster Make Its First 200mph Pass and The Second In Air Cooled VW History

Of all the seemingly zillions of drag racing cars I watched this year I may have been most excited to see the Folts and Schuh dragster when I pulled into the gate for Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag...