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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

2009 Hot Rod Drag Week Wrapup

OK, so it’s like weeks after the end of the 2009 Hot Rod Drag Week, presented by Gear Vendors. After covering the race for a solid week, I’ve almost caught up on sleep. Probably not. But...

Event Coverage: 2009 Jax Wax Show and Shine, Michigan

BangShift.com member Joe (Joe Lopez) gave us a photo gallery of the 2009 Jax Wax show and shine held October 9 at the Dawg House Restaraunt in Clinton Township, Michigan. There seems to have been a...

Event Gallery: Sidney, New York, Airport Car Show

BangShift.com Forum Member Mustang13 (Jeremy George) attended the Sidney, New York Airport Car Show and filed an awesome gallery of nearly 130 photos. This show has a little of everything, and...

Event Gallery: Geezers at the Grove 2009 by Joe Grippo

Maple Grove’s big nostalgia race every year is the weekend long festival of old stuff called, “Geezers at the Grove”. Racers and fans travel from miles around to see the show which...

Event Coverage: Mass. Cruisers Gillette Stadium Cruise Night September 2009

The Mass. Cruisers car club recently started an every-other-week cruise night at Patriot Place, the complex in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, is...

Event Coverage: 2009 Cruisin’ for a Cure Charity Car Show

We gearheads are known for doing lots of good stuff. Charity work is on that list. Cruisin’ for a Cure took place at the Orange County Fairgrounds in So Cal last weekend and raised a ton of...

2009 Goodguys Chicagoland Event Coverage at Ridetech.com

If we worked at Ridetech instead of just having the company as a site sponsor, then we’d get to go to nearly every Goodguys show, like those guys do. When the Ridetech staff is on site they...

Event Coverage: Hot Rod Drag Week 2009, Day 5, Muncie, Indiana

Day 5 of Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week 2009, presented by Gear Vendors, has come to a close, but not before some on-road drama, and a lot of on-track parts breaking action. When we arrived at...

George Poteet’s Blowfish Sets 291-MPH Record at World of Speed 2009

George Poteet, in the Blowfish Plymouth Barracuda built by Rad Rides by Troy a few years ago, finally set a big record at last week’s World of Speed at Bonneville, an event by the Utah Slat...

Video: Hot Rod Drag Week Coverage from 1320Video.com

I have to tell you, I’m totally wiped out after a full week on the road with Hot Rod Drag Week, sponsored by Gear Vendors. I have more photo coverage to give you from Day 5, but it’s...

Video: Larry Larson’s 204-MPH Pass at Drag Week 2009

Larry Larson’s 1966 Chevy Nova with twin-turbo power from Mike Moran is legendary right now. Not only did the car earn the 2008 title of Fastest Street Car in America from Hot Rod magazine, but...

An Upset Win in Pro Street Power Adder at Drag Week

It’s never over until the fat Monte Carlo sings! All week long at Hot Rod Drag Week, the attention in Pro Street Power Adder has been on Eric Yost’s 7-second turbo ’82 Firebird, but...

Amazing! Larry Larson Blasts 204 MPH in the Last Moments of Drag Week!

BangShift Chad just called in the news: Larry Larson cranked it all the way up and made a glory pass in the last moments of Drag Week: 7.30 at 204 mph! That’s the first 200-mph run ever in the...

Mike Crow Wins Small Block Naturally Aspirated Class at Drag Week; See the Video

Would you believe a naturally aspirated small-block car could drive 1,200 miles to five drag strips in five days and run 10.50s and .60s every day? It’s also a stick car. The winner of Small...