Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Spotlight

PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

The 2020 Dakar Rally Is On And Man Is It A Beast! Saudi Arabia, And It’s Crazy Variety Of Terrain And Sand, Is Home To This Historic Spectacle

I first started really watching the Dakar Rally back in the late 1990s and couldn’t believe just how cool this race was to watch on TV. For years I looked forward to it and thought it would be...

Want To Become A Carburetor Guru? Learn From The Guys That Build Them! Holley Announces New Holley Carburetor 101 Classes

Everyone seems to have EFI the brain in recent years, and we understand and love them for it, but carburetors are still way more plentiful in the hot rod and racing world and we still get asked about...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

Project Hay Hauler Update: We Raced It, Broke It, Fixed It, Lowered It, And Yet We Still Can’t Leave It Alone!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) It’s been over a year since​ I last updated you on the progress of my ’67 GMC pickup. ​I do have to apologize for my lack of updates. A lot has...

Do You Want To Know What This Looks Like From In The Car? Formula Off Road Greatness

Formula Off Road is some of the most gnarly racing on the planet. In fact in some ways it’s the grandfather of the new Rockbouncing craze. These guys climb huge pea gravel piles, on courses set...

The Inaugural Lucerna SCORE BAJA 400 Was An Awesome Event And Here Are Team Videos Of Their Adventures

Any race in Baja is going to be awesome, regardless of the distance. Sure the Baja 1000 is the big boy, but the 500, the San Felipe 250, and any other race there for that matter, are awesome to...

Got Ford? COMP Cams Does and They Have A Load Of New Ford Products – Check Them Out Here

The high performance aftermarket is a place where innovation lives and innovation is survival. If you are not pushing the envelope, not constantly releasing new products, not waking up everyday...

And We’re Back With Even More SEMA Show Photo Coverage – Check It Out

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in one of the many halls of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, you find another corner full of bitchin rides you hadn’t seen before. This happens all the...

If You Missed The Mint 400, Here Is An Extended Cut Of The TV Show And It’s Awesome

The Mint 400 was epicly cool in 2019, with tons of action and all that you expect from one of the best desert races in the world. This is one of those events that truly shows you just what the...

LIVE Diesel Drags, Dirt Drags, Dyno Competition And Sled Pulls! Watch Right Here.

The Smoke and Speed King of the Street Challenge 2019 is underway LIVE at Dragway 42 in Ohio and this event has got it all. If you are into diesel powered machines then you’ll find a lot to...

Kentucky Truck Tuggers Action Coverage: 4-Wheel Drive Combat At 4,300 and 6,000lbs!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Truck Tug-o-war.  This is an event that likely began once there were two trucks in the same vicinity as a handy length of rope.  The Kentucky Truck...

It Makes 900 Horsepower! This 4 Wheel Drive Trophy Truck Hauls Ass And Is A Riot To Watch Hoon On The Streets.

Trophy Trucks have traditionally been 2-Wheel Drive machines, but there has been a push in recent years for 4-wheel drive as well. The challenge with 4-wheel drive is getting enough suspension travel...

Off-Road Saturday Continues! Check Out These Twin Turbo LS Powered Funco Buggies On The Dunes

Watching sand cars doing wheelstands across the sand dunes is something you can’t really grasp until you’ve seen it. With well over 1,000 horsepower in many of these beasts, they scoop...