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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

Event Gallery: New Years Bracket Bash in Fontana California

While most of the country was embroiled in one of the most widespread cold spells in history, the greater Los Angeles area was enjoying temps in the mid 70s on New Years. And if that wasn’t...

Photo Gallery: Long Beach Swap Meet, January 10, 2010

The Long Beach Swap Meet is a great local hangout in Southern California, and it was about 70 degrees here last Sunday, so while many of you were freezing your gonads off, we were cruising the deals....

Photo Tour: Justice Bros. Racing Museum in Duarte, California

Lots of guys ask us what kinds of car guy stuff they should do when they are in Southern California for work or vacation, so BangShift.com decided to start bringing you some of the best gearhead...

Photo Gallery: Donut Derelicts Cruise, January 2010

Back in 1986 a few buddies started getting together with their hot rods on Saturday mornings in Huntington Beach, California. Over the years, this weekly gathering of cool rods, muscle cars, trucks,...

Photo Gallery: The John Force Racing Holiday Car Show

You out-of-towners may not believe this, but it actually rained in SoCal this weekend. That made us worry that there would be a small turnout at the annual John Force Racing Holiday Car Show, but the...

Photo Gallery: NHRA Museum Christmas Cruise Night

Say want you want about California, but our cruise season ends December 2nd with the Christmas Cruise at the NHRA Motorsports Museum and picks up again like 20 minutes later. BangShift member Newell...

Video: Even More SEMA and Street Car Invitational Coverage From Ridetech.com

The 2009 SEMA Show is a memory by now, but you can relive it with the most recent coverage posted by BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech. The company introduced a bunch of new products at the show,...

More Street Car Super Nationals Coverage From DragRacingOnline

While Chad was taking killer video from the starting line during the PSCA’s Street Car Supernationals V held at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, our pals at DragRacingOnline were covering...

Photo Gallery: 60-Plus Shots from the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals, Sunday

We’ve had another sleep deprived night here in Las Vegas at the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals, and it’s not because we’ve been partying on the strip. In it’s fifth...

Photo Gallery: 100-Plus Shots from the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals

There’s been zero sleep for the BangShift.com crew here at the 2009 PSCA Street Car Super Nationals at The Strip in Las Vegas. The West Coast’s Pacific Street Car Association has thrown...

Two Time Drag Week Winner Larry Larson Runs 6.99; More to Come This Weekend!

It’s true! Two-time Hot Rod Drag Week winner Larry Larson just ran the quarter mile in 6.99 seconds at 194 mph in his twin-turbo, Mike Moran-powered, formerly pink Nova. We got a call from...

Event Gallery: The 2009 Shakedown at E-Town

The Shakedown at E-Town in Englishtown, New Jersey, is the baddest ass specialty door slammer drag race in the world. It is not a series, it is an annual occurrence that seems to reset the...

Event Gallery: Bruce Larson’s USA-1 Dragfest 2009

Bruce Larson, the 1989 NHRA Funny Car champion and long time legend, opens up his barn and property to the public every Fall for Dragfest. It’s part car show, part gathering of legends, and all...

Event Coverage: Pistons and Paint Numero 8

Big thanks to BangShift.com forum member BigDad for providing us this gallery from the Pistons and Paint Numero 8 show in Denton, Texas, on November 14, 2009. The show has humble origins as a small...