Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Gallery, Land Speed Races

Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Photo Coverage: Hot Rods, Crusty Bikes, and High Speed Racing Machines

We’re rolling on with our non-stop barrage of photos from Bonneville Speed Week 2017! This time it is a collection of my photos from early in the event and you’ll see hot rods, ancient...

Historic Drag Video: Drag Racing – Sport of the People

By now, you should have read our great interview with Jon Lundberg, the truly great drag racing announcer from the golden era of the sport. Lundberg was called the “Voice of Drag Racing”...

Modern Street Hemi Shootout At Milan Dragway 2017: Where The Elephants Play, Part One

Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Conner Avenue, Telegraph Road…the road to a Mopar homecoming all meets up in the Detroit Metro area. Which makes the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series’...

Project Angry Grandpa: The Second Round Of Work At BFNY Performance And Milan

When we last left our in-house project Chrysler action-wise, I had finished up running at ChallengerFest 8 and was pretty content with the performance of the big gold brick. It wasn’t running...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Seen Run The Quarter Mile?

For the most part, I’m not exactly surprised with what I see at a dragstrip. There’s cars that I’d love to drive, cars I’d love to own, pit vehicles, food stands, fuel, track...

Bonneville Push Car Perfection? This 1963 New Yorker Station Wagon Rules and It Has A Cross Ram, 426ci Max Wedge Engine!

We know what you are thinking. “Why would you ever put a wagon this nice and awesome on the Bonneville Salt Flats?!” Yes, the thing would get salt on it but frankly it ain’t the end...

More Salt! We’ve Got Photos Galore Left To Share – From Small Blocks to Target 550, You’ll Enjoy These

(Photos by the author) – You didn’t think we were simply going to share one measly gallery from the salt today, did you? HA! Oh ye of little faith. Nope, here’s a second blast of...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Photos by Bret Kepner) – It was a couple of years ago that we introduced the BangShift reader universe to Alp and Jalika. To me more specific we’re talking about Alp Sungurtekin and...

This Video Of An Intake Elbow Being Welded Will Either Inspire Or…Well You Know.

TIG welding is fun, but definitely more difficult than MIG welding for example. Putting together perfect welds takes time, patience, and practice. The latter clearly something that the guy in this...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: News and Photos – The Speed Demon Crew Pulled It Out!

(Photos by Chad and Cole Reynolds) – So we have more photos for you below to cruise. Those photos will show you a lot of stuff but they will not show you what happened yesterday. Long story...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: The Salt Is Still Flying On The Massive Salt Flats In Utah

(Photos by Chad and Cole Reynolds) – We have a good news/bad news scenario for you here. Chad and I have both hit the bricks and left the massive salt flats in Utah, which is the bad news. The...

Speed Week LIVE Audio Feed Link Here – Listen To All The Action and Keep Up With The Stories

We’re late on the trigger with this one but there’s a live audio feed of the announcers at Speed Week. You can listen to it by clicking the link below. This is absolutely the best way to...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: More Engines, More Cars, More Trucks, and More Cool

(Photos by Cole and Chad Reynolds) – One of the things that sets Bonneville Speed Week aside from any other racing event on Earth is the purity of the competition and the diversity of the...

Big Barge Movin’: This Old Chevy Can Romp Hard! Wait Until You See The In-Car Footage!

I love watching grudge racers at work. It’s like a poker game in the middle of the bar you probably should’ve stayed out of: if everything goes according to plan, someone walks out with a...