Category Archive: Apex Event Coverage, Apex Gallery, Autocross / Pro Touring, BangShift APEX, BangShift Galleries, Event Coverage, Gallery, OTHER

Event Preview: 2020 Pro-Touring Truck Shootout at NCM Motorsports Park

When you think of Pro Touring, chances are that you think of first-gen Camaros like Mike DuSold’s, second-gen Camaros like Brian Finch’s, a fleet of late-model Corvettes, and one-off...

Awesome Street Cars Do Battle In Dawsonville – Optima’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Atlanta Motorsports Park

With races being cancelled or postponed in so many locations this year, Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series has been incredibly fortunate to be able to get in their races. But...

2020 Kyana Swap Meet Part 2: More Great Photos Of Parts, Cars, and Potential Projects!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We return to the Spring 2020 KYANA swap meet and the first photo is of another tripod bumper jack, but this one is displayed in its working position. ...

Parts, Cars, and BangShifty Stuff Galore: 2020 KYANA Spring Swap Meet Gallery

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Our last gearhead adventure (prior to the covid-19 lockdown) took us to the bi-annual KYANA swap meet in Louisville at the end of February.  If we’d...

Retro Car Show Coverage: This Look Back At The Kneeland Concours Contains Incredibly Beautiful Cars!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This is the only previous Keeneland Concours in which I can find a significant number of pictures.  Why am I bringing this stuff out…?  Because I...

Simpson Family Cruise Photo Coverage: Cool Cars, Big Burnouts, and Fun For The Whole Family

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We hadn’t attended the Simpson family cruise-in for a few years so we made it a point to go this year.  This is a small and informal gathering that is...

Cynthiana Rod Run Photo Extravaganza: Here’s One Final Collection Of BangShift Worthy Cars And Trucks

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Mid-afternoon had arrived and while folks were beginning to disperse I tried to catch any large areas I hadn’t already seen.  Still, much was missed,...

Cynthiana Rod Run Photo Coverage: Big Trucks, Oddball Cars, Muscle, and American Classics!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The remainder of the street full of big trucks are found in here.  K-whoppers, a Mack, and a cabover Pete  finish up the avenue of rigs.  We saw this...

Cynthiana Rod Run Coverage: Cars, Classic Trucks, Muscle, And Even Cool Bg Rigs! Photos Galore

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Square-bodies, Mopars, and really big trucks.  See what happens when you move in closer to the city’s center.  This is getting into the premium spots to...

Cynthiana Rod Run Show Coverage: Fun BangShifty Cars and Trucks From The Awesome Show In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  Square-bodies, Mopars, and really big trucks.  See what happens when you move in closer to the city’s center.  This is getting into the premium spots...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Coverage: An Awesome Gathering Of Photos Featuring Late Model Muscle and Performance

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Let me start off by apologizing for missing a whole string of newer stuff.  I saw them from a distance and figured I’d find them later.  I never found...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: More Magnificent Muscle Cars Under the Golden Sun

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I am pretty sure every marquee offering muscle cars from this era were present though representation of the various models under those makes were somewhat...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: The Muscle Car Era Hotness From The Show – The Machines We All Love!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The first muscle car era is next and that has become the most-plentiful group at most open events.  The Hullabaloo had been more of a traditional meet...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: A Collection Of Images Concentrating (Mainly) Of The Iron Of The 1950s!

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – This group is dominated by 50s stuff and of that the Tri-5s are the most-plentiful, but it’s not limited to that era.  With a few exceptions this stuff...