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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

Jon Huber Wins Small-Block Power Adder at Drag Week, With a 4-Banger!

Don’t get me wrong, nothing against the other racers in the Small Block Power Adder class at Hot Rod Drag Week V, but Jon Huber was killing them all week, running low 9s to everyone...

Jay Brown Wins the Modified Naturally Aspirated Class at Drag Week 2009

Hot Rod Drag Week 2009’s Modified Naturally Aspirated class is another one that was hotly contested. Jay Brown, the only racer to participate in all five Drag Week events, has been in the lead...

Doc Fox Runs 8.86 to Win Modified Power Adder at Drag Week 2009

The Drag Week 2009 Win in Modified Power Adder goes to Rick Fox in his 540-powered ’67 Corvette! He’s been running 9-teens and 9-0s, with one 8.99 in Norwalk, Ohio, on Wednesday. His...

Mike Thompson’s 1968 Caprice Wins Big-Block Power Adder at Drag Week

By Day 4 of Drag Week 2009, there were just three cars left in the Big Block Power Adder class, all of them very cool. There was a ’70 Pontiac Grand Prix with a Pontiac mill on nitrous, a...

Breaking News: Larry Larson Wins Hot Rod Drag Week Overall!

It’s the first-ever back-to-back win for Hot Rod Drag Week! The Unlimited class winner for 2009 and the new Hot Rod Magazine Fastest Street Car in America is Larry Larson in his 1966 Nova. The...

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week, Day 4, Hebron, Ohio

Day 4 of Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week 2009, presented by Gear Vendors, can be summed up with three words: misdirection, breakage, and teamwork. The event, which takes competitors and their cars...

Thursday at Drag Week 2009 by Jay Brown at FordFE.com, Plus Video of the 9.50 Pass

“If we can make the drive I think we can pull off another 9.50 and put the win away.” That’s a confident Jay Brown as he wraps his Thursday, Day 4 diary of his adventures at Hot Rod...

Wednesday at Drag Week 2009 by Jay Brown at FordFE.com

We’ve been following Drag Week with the diary of racer Jay Brown in his SOHC-motored 1964 Galaxie. If you don’t know the car we’re talking about, see the video of a 9.53 pass here....

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week 2009, Day 3, Norwalk, Ohio

The five-day road show and drag race that’s called Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2009, presented by Gear Vendors, had more drama than the Wendy Williams show today as transmissions got changed,...

Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 Day 3 Results Are In

The results of Day 3 of Hot Rod Drag Week at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, have been posted here at the Hot Rod Magazine web site. Go there to download the pdf, which is getting too large...

SideJobPhotos Great Shots from Drag Week 2009

While you’re awaiting tonight’s BangShift.com coverage of Day 3 at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009, go check out the SideJobPhotos web site to see some very cool shots of many of the competitors....

Video: Jay Brown’s 1964 SOHC Galaxie Running 9.53 at 140 MPH During Drag Week

Jay Brown is the racer who we have been following on Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 through his diaries at FordFE.com. As of Tuesday, he was the leader in the Modified Naturally Aspirated class with a best...

Drag Week Breaking News: Jeff Lutz’s 1957 Chevy is Out!

BangShift Chad just called from Norwalk, Ohio, with the news that Unlimited racer Jeff Lutz and his bad, 7-second 1957 Chevy are out of the competition at Hot Rod Drag Week. It seems that a broken...

Larry Larson Runs Hot Rod Drag Week’s Fastest Pass Ever! 7.25 at 199 MPH

BangShift Chad is on site at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for Day 3 of racing at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009. He just called in to report that Larry Larson’s 1966 Chevy II just ran the...