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Category Archive: BangShift News, Racing Junk Find

RacingJunk Find: A Killer 1962 Ford F-100 Gasser (look) Truck

We were all set to go digging on RacingJunk.com to find some kick ass nostalgia drag race car when all of a sudden our eyes fell on the ad for this totally awesome 1962 Ford F-100 gasser-style truck....

Vintage Drag Video: The Day a Turbo V6 Pro Stocker (almost) Slayed the Mountain Motor Field

When Buddy Ingersoll brought out his twin-turbo Buick V6 powered Pro Stock race car in 1986, no one gave a second look. By the end of the season when the 200ci motor was running with the 700ci IHRA...

Pure Hell AA/FA to be Part of Fuel Altered Match Race at 2010 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion

Pure Hell, one of the most fearsome, and feared AA/Fuel Altereds of the 1960’s, will be at the 2010 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The car will be...

Power Tour Day 6: Show Cars and the RideTech Street Challenge Autocross

Yes, we’re late with it, but we have one final blow-out gallery from our coverage of the 2010 Hot Rod Power Tour. On day six of the adventure, the action shifted to Birmingham, Alabama and...

Spread the Word! BangShift.com Live Video of the 2010 Holley/NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

BangShift.com will bring you live streaming video coverage of the Holley/NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, June 18-20. We’ll have photo coverage each day as well, with...

Historic Drag Video: Fuelers, Floppers, Pro Stocks, and epic Linda Vaughn footage

Anyone who has ever attended a packed out drag race at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina can tell you that when the atmosphere is right and the cars are flying, the place feels about...

Awesome eBay Find: 1965 Impala with NASCAR Racing History

We were tipped off to this totally awesome 1965 Chevy Impala stock car by BangShift.com forum member Blazerteam (who lives in Norway!) and immediately fell in lust with this cruddy hulk of a former...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: A Whole Lot of Hemi Love

We’re gearing up for our epic live broadcast of the 2010 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion this weekend and decided to seek some vintage Hemi footage for a reason. One of the facets of the race...

AutoTrader Classics Find: A V6 Powered 1948 Austin A40 Sedan

The Austin is kind of a forgotten sister when it comes to the gasser era. Willys, Thames, and Anglias get most of the love in old photos, and vintage video. While a rare sight back in the...

Caption This Photo: A Buick That’s Had Some Eye Surgery

When we saw this photo, originally posted by BangShift.com forum member Smack, we had to share it with the world. According to Smack, this car was sitting at a center where driver’s license...

Dyno Video: Tuning a BangShifter’s Kick Ass Road Racer on the Rollers

BangShift.com member Bob Holmes, along with his teammates competes in the NASA American Iron road racing series. The team competes with a Mustang, but not in the configuration you’d expect....

MORE: TECH, Videos

11 Low Points in the History of Automotive Design and Engineering

(Editor’s Note: Matt Cramer is one of the super smart dudes over at DIY AutoTune.com, the fine people who brought the world the MegaSquirt EFI system. He’s a tech support guy over there...

Event Coverage: The 2010 Nantasket Beach Car Show

The 2010 Nantasket Beach car show was held last weekend and we were looking forward to checking it out because seeing 600-700 cool cars parked along the beach in Spring is about as good as it gets....

Event Coverage: Power Tour 2010 Day 5…Rain, heat, and broken junk…

Hot Rod Magazine’s Power Tour Day 5 was up and down to say the least. Again, thousands of hot rods lined the grounds of the show, this time at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga...