Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Event Coverage

2020 Performance Racing Industry Show Has Been Cancelled – Hard But Not Shocking News

Perhaps this isn’t a headline that shocks anyone in the high performance aftermarket or racing world, but it still stings pretty hard nonetheless. Officials with PRI have announced that the...

Watch The Blue Blazes Pulling Tractor Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory – Photo Sequence And Video…The Carnage Is Incredible

 This is the story of one of the sport of tractor pullings’ most legendary-and exciting-competitors, Mike Wilhite.  The video and photos that go along with this tale are a few years old but...

Thank God The Lonestar Throwdown In Texas Still Happened! Watch The East Bound And Down Cruise To The Show.

Car and Truck shows are awesome fun with friends, but it is most often the trip to get to the show itself that has the funniest and craziest memories. Everyone stopping at the same truck stops,...

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 Show Coverage: Trucks Take Center Stage At This Event – Loads Of Rigs To See Here

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – When it comes to variety of manufacturers in trucks let’s just say the FoMoCo and Dodge peoples let us down.  I expect better next year.  One highlight...

Watch Bryce Menzies Destroy The Desert During King Of The Hammers In His Bitchin Trophy Truck

Ultra 4 rigs are some of the most insane things to watch bombing across the desert, because lots of what they are about just don’t seem to compute for the average off road racing fan. Watching...

2020 Lone Star Throwdown Photo Coverage: The Miles and Miles Of Cool Trucks Just Won’t Stop Coming!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Texans proved once again that trucks, even really nice show trucks are about the hottest thing going in the hot rodding world today. In this collection of photos we...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: The Best Of The Rest – Our Last Load of Images From The Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This group is mostly made up of muscle cars, trucks, and classics.  This is definitely GM-heavy, but the other makes (other than AMC) are represented to...

2020 Lone Star Throwdown Photo Coverage: More Awesome Trucks Of All Shapes And Sizes In Texas!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – The Lone Star Throwdown is billed as “The World’s Greatest Truck Show” and after looking at some of Mike Brooks’ photos from the event we...

2020 Lonestar Throwdown Photo Coverage: The Coolest Truck Show In The Country!

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – Over the past 9 years, the Lone Star Throwdown has evolved into one of the largest and most happening custom truck events in the country. The truck scene...

Cincinatti Cavalcade Of Customs Photo Coverage: A Collection Of All The Cool Pre ’49 Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Using the designation ‘street rod’ has almost taken on a negative tone in recent years.  Images of lawn chairs, khaki pants, and new balance shoes...

2020 National Farm Machinery Show Pulling Action: Our Last Blast Of High Intensity Action Photography!

(Photos by David Whealon) – Well, all good things have to come to an end and this happens to be the last photoset from the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show and the awesome invitational pull...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Race Cars and Race Car Inspired Hot Rods Right Here!

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – Race cars, pace cars, Pro Street, and more.  These are cars that parade, some that go around turns, and many that go quick in a straight line.  There...

2020 National Farm Machinery Show Pulling Action: More Photos Of Flying Dirt And Big Horsepower At Work

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with more great David Whealon photos from the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. This time we have a majority of pulling...