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Category Archive: BangShift News

Craigslist Find: A Bad Ass Canadian 1970 ‘Cuda

We decided to take a trip north this week and search Craigslist in Canada for a cool rig to show off on the blog. We hit a home run with this kick ass 1970 ‘Cuda that stopped us dead in our...

Just a Good Ol’ Boy: JC France Skates on Charges, Allowed to Race Again

JC France, the grandson of “Big” Bill France Sr., Grand-Am racer, and guy who was busted street racing while in possession of cocaine, has escaped the jaws of the legal system and has had...

Crazy Carnage Photos: Fiery Wreckage From the ADRL Race in Valdosta, GA

We finally got around to checking out the ADRL homepage for coverage of the Hardee’s Georgia Drags VI, which was held last weekend at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, Georgia. In...

Screamin’ Six Dyno Video: A 266ci V6 at 9,800 RPM

We were browsing dyno videos as we often do and came across this gem featuring a bad ass, 266ci six-cylinder race engine on the pump. We don’t know what form of racing would be home for this...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Killer Show Coverage: The 24th Mooneyes Street Car Nationals from Tokyo, Japan

When we think of Japanese car show photos, the last things on our mind are hot rods, street machines, and muscle cars. Images of small cars that have been oddly modified usually fill our head. Thanks...

Event Gallery: The Spring 2010 Madison Classics Car Show and Swap Meet

Another BangShift.com field photo agent, Greg Rourke, has come through with a killer dispatch from his home state of Wisconsin. Greg recently attended the Spring Madison Classics Car Show and Swap...

Cruise Gallery: Tons of Cool Iron at a Local Sonic in Pennsylvania

Cruise season is on and we want your photos! Joe Grippo’s photographic prowess is once again on display today as he shared with us a load of snaps from a cruise night at his local Sonic...

Awesome Ad: A 1965 Mopar Spot Featuring the Little Red Wagon

Before the famous “Little Red Wagon” was constructed the world had never seen a wheelstander. However, the Wagon was not intended to be an exhibition vehicle when it was first constructed...

eBay Find: A Raggedly Cool 1941 Dodge COE Truck

We were tipped off to the eBay auction of this ratty, and totally awesome 1941 Dodge COE truck by BangShift.com reader Phil Cooper. The world is totally batty (and had been for more than a couple...

Event Gallery: Spring Carlisle 2010

Joe Grippo, our rogue BangShift field photo agent, attended the Spring Carlisle swap meet April 21-25 and offered us up a big batch of photos from the show/swap. The stories of these events are...

Smart People, Awful Idea: Germans Invent System That Steers Car With Eye Movement

The man in the photo is not Rick Moranis from “Honey I Shrunk the Kids.” He’s a German engineer who is working on a system called “eyeDriver” which uses the movements of...

Weird Ad: A 1984 Ford LTD Hits the Road Course

Our grandparents had a mid-1980s Ford LTD station wagon for a long stretch through the 1980s and 1990s. It was a complete and total barge, good transportation, but slower than a fully laden mule...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Boondoggle: Lawmakers Accuse GM of Paying Government Back With Government Money

We’re idiots. Really, we were dumb enough to believe that GM was repaying its government loans ahead of schedule because of better business practices and increased sales. Stupid us. We should...

Celebration of Mickey Thompson’s Life and Accomplishments at NHRA Museum on May 15th

Pal of BangShift and executive director of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum Tony Thacker dropped a note letting us know that the museum will be hosting a great event celebrating the life and...