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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...

Drag Strip Action Photos: Top Gas and Exhibition Runs At The US60 Nationals In Kentucky!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – So at these US60 Nationals events SAM and Top Gas have indexed ladders after time shots.  Top gas is for ANY pre-79 vehicle that doesn’t fit the loose...

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,...

US60 Dragway Photo Coverage: Car Show Images From The Straight Axle Mafia Drags!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Straight-Axle Mafia and US60 Dragway put on a couple big nostalgia events in Hardinsburg, KY every year.  We didn’t make it to the one in May so I...

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...

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...

2020 Lone Star Throwdown: The Grand Finale Of Our Truckin’ Awesome Photo Coverage Here!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’ve covered a show or two here at BangShift, thousands actually and when we see images like we have seen from the lens of Mike Brooks all this week and last...