Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, BangShift XL, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage, Gallery, Truck / Tractor Events, XL Event Coverage, XL Gallery

Pulling Action Coverage: The NTPA Mule City 300 At Galot Had The Pulling Stars Out At Night

(Photos by David Whealon) – One that does not “get” the sport of pulling may not understand the fact that facility that the events are held at makes a huge different. Just like a...

Pulling Action Photos: The Mule City 300 Brought Some Of The Best Pulling Iron In The Country To GALOT Motorsports Park

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Starting five years ago in 2014 with a new six class NTPA Grand National event with a single pulling lane,  50 or so pullers ventured south to check out...

Ford Carlisle Nationals 2018 Coverage: Iconic Ford Trucks AND Tractors From Across The Decades!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) –  The 2018 Carlisle Ford Nationals is a celebration of all things blue oval. While the show is naturally Mustang centric, the largest selling Ford vehicle...

2018 Lonestar Throwdown Photo Coverage: Old Trucks, New Trucks, Chassis, and More

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – You know a show has juice when the manufacturers start showing up to display their wares and make sure that everyone knows they are in the marketplace. This is the...

2018 Lonestar Throwdown Photo Coverage: Miles of Tucked Tires In This One – Long, Lovely, and LOW

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Texans proved once again that trucks, even really nice show trucks are not water soluble as they showed up by the thousands to hang out at the 2018 Lonestar...

2018 Lonestar Throwdown Photo Coverage: Awesome Trucks And Even A Few Cool Cars In Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When you throw a truck show in Texas you know it is going to be well attended! The 2018 Lonestar Throwdown was a blast and it was full to the gills with 2,000 show...

Did You Know That Truckers Have Jake Brake Contests? Seriously – Here’s The Video

(By Greg Rourke) – Truckers are no different than car people. If they can find a way to compete with other truckers, they will. Case in point: A Jake Brake contest! The Jacobs Engine Brake...

Holley’s LSFest West 2018 Is On And Here Are Our First Photos!

While I’ve been announcing at the event, Cole has been running around shooting photos like a mad man so that we have lots to share with you over the coming days. We’re talking autocross,...

Viva Las Vegas 2018 Photo Coverage Extravaganza: More Trucks From The Show

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Since the dawn of BangShift, I’ve never hidden my affection for all things truck. Be the huge or small, new or old, I am a truck guy deep down in my heart and...

Viva Las Vegas 2018 Photo Coverage: We’re Goin’ Truckin’ In The Desert With The Coolest Rigs From The Show

(Photos by Wes Allison) –The last couple of days we have been showcasing cool hot rods from Viva Las Vegas 2018 and we’re switching gears to highlight trucks both today and tomorrow. The...

2018 Goodguys Del Mar Coverage: This is Truckin’ (And Vannin’) Awesome – Our Favorite Rigs From The Show

(Photos by Wes Allison) – While it is not like the idea of hot rodding trucks is new, we think it is has been taken to a new level over the last 15-20 years. Even back in the day 50 years ago...

Unhinged: The Legends Rally Ride And Drive At The Mint 400 – Thrashing RZRs In The Nevada Desert!

I enjoy the idea of desert racing: bombing along hard-packed dirt trails and rocky semblances of roads at speeds that would scare most people on asphalt, drifting corners and occasionally making a...

The Beginner’s Guide To: The Mint 400, The Great American Desert Race

I beat the alarm clock by about an hour and a half, waking up with the rising sun. Not that I was particularly enthused to: my mouth tasted like mescal and barbacoa-style lamb, my head was reminding...

Lonestar Throwdown Was One Of The Baddest Truck Shows We’ll See All Year

If you haven’t been to a Lonestar Throwdown truck show, then you are missing out. We believe it is one of the best all year, they claim it to be the best in the world. We aren’t going to...