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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, CHEVY, Event Coverage, Gallery

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017 Gallery: The Pedestrian And The Wicked

If there is one thing I really dig about the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals, it’s that you get a chance to see the 1955-57 Chevrolet in just about any and every form under the sun, which is a...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017 Gallery: What Is It About These Cars?

Throughout the whole of the Danchuk Tri-Five Nats, I’ve been working on one thought that won’t go away: ignoring “class models” (you know, the difference between a 150, 210...

Are You Going To Be At The Woodward Dream Cruise This Year? Stop By And Let This FCA Engineer Sketch Up Something For You!

Woodward is just a few days away, and as we saw last year, the cruise is going on longer than just the Saturday. But there are plenty of things going on during the week around to check out, and we...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017 Gallery: There’s More To The Show Than Show Cars!

I mean it wholeheartedly when I say that the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals is a huge show. Out of everything that I have attended at Beech Bend, the Tri-Five Nats genuinely feels almost equal to the...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017: Our Opening Gallery Of All Things Classic Chevrolet!

When the Danchuk Tri-Five Nats first appeared at Beech Bend a couple of years ago, it was a sleeper hit that saw classic GM cars roaming Bowling Green for a week straight. That’s no...

ALS Cruisin’ For A Cure Car Show Coverage – More Cool Cars, Not Just The Same Old Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –¬†More samples from the 400+ attending cars at the Cruisin to a Cure car show in Greendale, IN. Kicking off this roster is a super-clean BMW M3 sedan with a...

The Caddy That Kicks Ass: This 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Looks Mint And Runs Like None Other!

Of all of the things I talked about with Arthur, the owner of this standout 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, the one thing I forgot was to ask was how to spell his last name. I’m going to claim...

Big-Game Hunter: John Ammer’s 1971 Mercury Cougar Is A Roaring Beast!

Early on Friday morning, I saw it pull in with a group of others like it, like a pack of animals: big tires, blowers, and enough threatening indications to keep all but the most cocky street racer at...

Car Craft Summer Nationals 2017: The Drift Pit And The Burnout Contest!

For the better part of the days, the circle track at Beech Bend Raceway Park was set up for open-lap autocrossing. The rules were simple: if you had paid your entry form and your car wasn’t...

Car Craft Summer Nationals 2017: Bringing Out The Big Guns For The Weekend!

While there was plenty to enjoy on Friday at the Car Craft Summer Nationals, there was one lingering question that sat in the back of my mind: Was it just me, or were the show fields missing cars? To...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Are Your Thoughts On A Stock Car For The Street?

Do you even dare ask how many cars have been cut up in the name of making a racecar? I wouldn’t. Countless G-bodies, mid-1970s Camaros, Fox Thunderbirds and 1970s Mopars have been...

Car Craft Summer Nationals 2017: Our Second Round Of Photos From Friday!

You will hear a couple of recurring themes regarding the Car Craft Summer Nationals show at Beech Bend: variety, inclusiveness, and action. The action is a no-brainer: between the dragstrip and the...

Car Craft Summer Nationals 2017 Gallery: Big Tires And Blowers At Beech Bend!

If you are confusing the Car Craft Summer Nationals with the Car Craft Street Machine Nationals that are usually held in DuQuoin, Illinois, don’t feel too bad…I had to keep reminding...

Cruise-In Gallery: The JDRF Cruisin’ For A Cure Show At Bruster’s Ice Cream In Bowling Green

The JDRF Crusin’ For A Cure car show at Bruster’s in Bowling Green is one of those neat once-a-week gearhead get-togethers that brings out some of the more interesting metal in the...