Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Drag Races, Event Coverage

Drag Gallery: The First Annual Nostalgia Drag Race At Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Bangshift contributor, Tommy Lee Byrd is at it again, with another gallery of photos—this time from the first annual Nostalgia Drag Race at Brainerd...

Drag Action Gallery: The Outlaw Street Car Shootout – Cecil County Dragway

(Photos by Jim Colraine) – We’re not breaking any news here when we tell you that Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland is a bad ass fast place and has been for decades. Races like...

The War Horse: A 1966 Straight Axle Mustang Fast Back That Punches All The Right BangShift Buttons!

(Photos by Charles Wickam and David Reese) – When Charles called and asked if we would be interested in doing a feature on a totally kick ass 1966 Mustang fastback done in the gasser style that...

J E Pistons NEW “Team JE” Supports Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars With Cash And Discounts!

Our buddy Darr Hawthorne sent us this press release last night, confirming rumors we had heard within JE Pistons, about their increased support of Nostalgia Drag Racers. We knew it was only a matter...

Rare Clone: A Perfect Recreation Of Drag Racing’s Ultimate Misfit Nova

While rolling around the pits during the 2012 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green last summer something strange caught my eye. It actually caught my entire body as I executed a full...

Galleries: Photos, and More Photos from the 2012 March Meet in Bakersfield! We’re LIVE Thursday!

For 2012, the March Meet hds grown to four full days of racing action. Not only did that mean you got to watch even more FREE LIVE streaming video here at BangShift.com, but it also means an extra...

Event Coverage: PSCA Record Breaker Nationals Wheels Up Photos

Thanks to BangShifter Dave Stoltz, we’ve got some great photo coverage of the 2013 PSCA Record Breaker Nationals. Dave shot plenty of on track and pit shots all weekend, and this is our first...

Click Here To Watch A FREE LIVE Stream Of The PSCA Record Breaker Nationals And NHRA Pro Stock Testing Feb 9-10th. 9AM Sat, 10AM Sun

That’s right folks, it’s time for PSCA Racing action LIVE here at BangShift.com where for the second year in a row we’ll be broadcasting start to finish action at the PSCA Record...

Pro Mod Drivers and Team Owners Form Real Pro Mod Association (RPM)

In a move that gives NHRA Pro Mod Drivers and Team Owners some power in numbers, they have formed Real Pro Mod, aka RPM, in an effort to preserve and promote the future of Pro Mod Racing. Despite...

Video Highlights From The 2013 PRO Winter Warmup NHRA Top Fuel And Funny Car Test Session

If you missed BangShift.com’s exclusive LIVE broadcast from the 2013 PRO Winter Warmup Top Fuel and Funny Car test session, where all of NHRA’s top nitro teams made their first passes of...

BIG NEWS: All New COPO Camaros Will Be Holley Equipped! HP EFI Is Standard

We are huge fans of the new COPO Camaros around here, although I am still pissed that one of the COPO owners has not let me make some passes in one, so we were super excited when we got the press...

Chad Gets To Drive A Big Show NHRA Fuel Funny Car!

Chad Head that is. It was announced yesterday that Chad Head will be leaving Al-Anabi Racing to work at the Head family business and take over driving chores in the Head Racing Fuel Funny Car in NHRA...

Event Photos: Lions Drag Strip 40th Reunion At The NHRA Motorsports Museum

Last year the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum put on a panel discussion and event that marked the 39th year since the closing of famed Lions Dragstrip near Long Beach California. With 2012 being...

BS Barn Find Gallery: The Fortman and Kerr ’32 Ford – Winner At 1954 World Series of Drag Racing

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – Ok , we have all heard the stories  before. We heard of a guy, who knows a guy,that saw a guy, that knew this guy’s next door neighbors’ best...