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NSRA Street Car Nationals Coverage: Muscle Cars and 1960s Iron Wall To Wall! Photos Galore Here!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – So here is the 2nd-half of the muscle car era collection of images from the Nationals.  Nearly everything in this gallery is stuff I’ve not brought you...

2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: More Swap Meet Cars and Parts For Sale

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I often wear a BangShift T-shirt to events because it has and does strike up conversation with folks.  I have ran into people from the forums and diehard...

2017 NSRA Nationals Gallery: Check Out The Best Muscle Cars From The Show

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – Muscle cars.  Traditionally seen as running from the early-60s to the early 70s with exceptions and bright spots in history following that.  This is not...

2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals: A Gallery Of Pre-1949 Iron! Hot Rods, Customs, and More

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Back to where it all started and still seems to showing up in the highest numbers.  Pre’49.  When NSRA determined that they needed to open the events...

2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals: Swap Meet Photos – Parts, Cars, Trucks, and Coolness For Sale

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We spent a large part of all three days in the swap meet area.  We were looking for specific treasures and only found a few of the things we needed.  We...

2017 NSRA 2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage – Station Wagons, Working Vehicles, Panel Trucks, and Pickups!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Workin’ vehicles or at least they worked at some point in their existence.  Trucks, pickups, vans, wagons and more are in this gallery and one to...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017 Coverage: The Sin Cars R1 Is Heavenly If You Want A Bad Ass Track Car

Being the upright citizens that we are, McTaggart and I got to the 2017 Performance Racing bright and early anticipating (rightly) a big crowd. There are exhibitors in the main hallway outside the...

2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: From Crusty To Chromed, We’ve Got A Ton Of Cool Cars To Show You!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – More Friday photos from the 48th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  When I take photos I do not immediately look to see...

2017 NSRA Nationals Coverage: A Little Rain Didn’t Melt The Cars In Louisville! Photos Galore

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – There was some rain on Friday, but that was while we were in the swap meet which we will get to soon.  Prior to and following the showers it was gorgeous...

2017 NSRA Nationals Coverage: Here’s A First Gallery Of Photos From The Monster Yearly Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – First off – an apology.  I have been in a funk for months now and have not been going to as many event nor have I been getting the articles together in...

BangShift Goes Racing: We Dual-Wield Two Beaters At The 2017 King Of The Heap Race At NCM Motorsports Park!

Ever since it was announced, I’ve been looking forward to NCM Motorsports Park’s King Of The Heap racing series for one reason or another. I wanted to throw a team together…that...

More Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Road Course Photos Right Here

Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car Series is a riot to watch and to participate in, but the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational is the original and the grand daddy of them all. We...

2017 Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Photo Coverage: More Sweet Cars From The Show

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – We’re back with more photos from the muscle car show to end all muscle car shows. The 2017 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals have once again continued on the...

2017 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Coverage: The Best Muscle Car Show on Earth Gets Better

(By Greg Rourke) – It’s that time of year again, the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (say “mickackin”) has arrived in Rosemont, Illinois.  As usual, hosts Bob and Vicki...