Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, LAND SPEED RACES, XL Spotlight

Fellow Racer Remembers His Mentor Ernie Pereira, 200 MPH Club Member, Belly Tank Racer, And Overall Land Racing Bad Ass.

(Words by Robert Dalton, Photos provided by Robert Dalton) Robert Dalton is the owner and driver of the “Flash Point” Streamliner, and a guy who has become a good friend of ours over the...

Goodguys Summer Get-Together Photo Coverage Starts Right Here

(Photos by Robin Flanagan) Goodguys shows are awesome, regardless of where they are at, but because there are more than a dozen different venues, each one has its own personality. For me, none are...

Last Blast: Here’s Our Final Load Of Photos From The 2017 Pinetops 300 Pull

(Photos by David Whealon) – Pulling is one of the most amazing exercises in physics that mankind has created. Conceptually it is astoundingly simple and has been since the days of farmers...

Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017: Our Final Gallery From The All-Sportsman Showdown!

Many people picture Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars when NHRA is mentioned, and I can’t say that I blame them. If you’ve ever been near either one of those monsters when they launch and...

Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: More Sportsman Racing Goodness From Beech Bend!

By sheer luck, the weather that was expected to spoil the fun of the Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals at Beech Bend had all the ferocity of a kitten mewling. Things might not have looked cheery at first...

Swap Meet Mania: BangShift Visits The Annual South Shore Antique Auto Club’s Mansfield MA Meet!

Every May, the South Shore Antique Auto Club hosts a huge swap meet in Mansfield, MA at the Xfinity Center (also known to locals as Great Woods), which is a huge outdoor concert venue flanked by some...

JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: All-Sportsman Racing From Kentucky!

Sportsman-only drag racing at Beech Bend on a gorgeous late Spring day…if you can find me a better way to kill a few hours, have at it. The JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals race brings together the...

2017 GoodGuys Music City Mayhem And 12th Annual Nashville Nationals Gallery: In The Shadow Of The Stadium, They Gather…

Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, had a much different rumble taking place on this Saturday afternoon. The 12th annual GoodGuys Nashville Nationals and the Music City Mayhem autocross...

2017 KYANA Spring Swap Meet Coverage: Trash, Treasures, Transmissions, and More!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We like swap meets.  We like looking at things we either don’t need or can’t afford.  When we stumble upon stuff we really want, think we need, and...

2017 Spring Redneck Rumble Gallery: More Classic Iron From The Fairgrounds!

The rain might have kept away a lot of the spectators, but if you wanted to see what the diehards drove through the gates of the Wilson County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Tennessee, then you did not...

2017 Spring Redneck Rumble: Rats, Rods And Rust In The Rain!

Compared to last Spring’s Redneck Rumble, this year was a much more muted affair. Why? Two words: Mother Nature. After a few weeks of absolutely wonderful weather, she proceeded to soak down...

Spring Fling Million 2017 Gallery: Early Saturday Morning At The Strip At LVMS!

For a show only in it’s second year going, the Spring Fling Million event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway felt more like a well-established, deeply rooted deal. If I didn’t know...

2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire: Our Final Gallery From The Show!

The 2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire is an event that you must see if you are in the Southeastern United States. From it’s beginnings as a little get-together in front of Coker Tire,...

Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire 2017: It’s Like A Cars And Coffee, But Better (And Less Likely To Kill You!)

Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to take in a couple of events on Saturday morning. I could’ve gone to a Cars and Coffee event in the Nashville area, but I didn’t. I...