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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

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...

Wilson Intake for Dodge Cummins Diesels

We’ve yet to see a part from Wilson Manifolds that isn’t the best of the best. We’ve got to presume that this new intake manifold for direct-injected Cummins diesels is every bit as...

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...

Easy Throttle Position Sensor For Holley Carbs

A lot of the new electronic overdrive transmissions require a throttle position sensor to connect to the controller. Now, mounting the TPS on a carburetor got way easier with this new bracket for...

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...

Gary Satterlee Takes Big Block Naturally Aspirated Class By Just Over a Tenth

Simply amazing. That’s how we’d call the epic battle that went down this week between Gary Satterlee and Brent Bowman in the Big Block Naturally Aspirated class. This two were .011...

Curt Johnson Takes Pro Street Naturally Aspirated Win

The Pro Street Naturally Aspirated class came down to a two horse race by the end of the week. It was Curt Johnson’s bitchin’ black 1994 S-10 truck and James McEntire’s killer red...

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...

Brad Personett Goes 5.80s in Turbo Pro Mod Camaro at zMax

Holy Cow! A short time ago, Brad Personett ran 5.87 at 246.89 mph in his turbocharged Camaro Pro Mod at the NHRA Carolina Nationals. This is the quickest run ever for a turbocharged Pro Mod....

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...

Mike Wood of Nitrous Express Wins the Diesel Class at Drag Week, With a Mustang

The Diesel class winner at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 is Mike Wood of Nitrous Express in his ’94 Mustang with Duramax power. Weird. But how can you argue with a best ET of 9.88 at 142? The Mustang...

Jon Huber Wins Small-Block Power Adder at Drag Week, With a 4-Banger!

Don’t get me wrong, nothing against the other racers in the Small Block Power Adder class at Hot Rod Drag Week V, but Jon Huber was killing them all week, running low 9s to everyone...