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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Car Shows, Event Coverage, LAND SPEED RACES, Land Speed Races

The Nugget Car Show At Bonneville Is A Must See, And Here Are All The Photos

There are most certainly aspects of Bonneville Speed Week that are much about being seen as they are about being fast and such is the case with hot rods on the salt and at the Nugget Car Show on...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: More Photos From The Salt – Cars Are Racing Today!

So today may be Saturday but we’ve got some Friday photo business to wrap up. Actual competition starts on the Salt today as racers are able to make record qualifying runs. The real hero stuff...

Unveiled: Jeff Lutz’s “The ’57” Chevrolet – It’s One Wicked Mother!

Here’s a fun story: a couple of days ago I got to see the wrong end of the security team at Beech Bend. I had made plans to be down there to shoot photos of the Rustic Nail & Co. Dodge on...

Rough Start: This 1995 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe Is The Perfect Boosted Foundation!

Let’s look at some realities for a second: if you’re looking in the five grand range for a car, and it’s going to be your one and only for a while, you aren’t hunting down a...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017: Our Opening Gallery Of All Things Classic Chevrolet!

When the Danchuk Tri-Five Nats first appeared at Beech Bend a couple of years ago, it was a sleeper hit that saw classic GM cars roaming Bowling Green for a week straight. That’s no...

Morning Symphony: Jeep SRT Running At WannaGoFast In Virginia

I’m starting to get amped up. Here in a couple of days, Angry Grandpa is going back to BFNY Performance for a bit of attention, then it will immediately head out to a track. It’s racing...

Light And Mighty: This Hayabusa-Swapped Mini Is An Evil Little Machine!

Are you a heavy power kind of gearhead, or can you appreciate what is the automotive equivalent of a go-kart on steroids with a license plate on the back tearing around with a manic powerplant in the...

PSCA SCSN Anarchy At The Arch IV: The Final Gallery From St. Louis!

We’ve finally come to the end of our coverage of the 2017 PSCA SCSN Anarchy At The Arch IV event at Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis. There were some stout runs, very little drama...

Bonkers Video: Watch A Circle Track Modified Run A Hill Climb And Win! Ride IN The Car!

(By Eric Rood) – “Run what you brung” means a lot of things to different people, but it’s hard to imagine the ultimate example of that phrase isn’t Mark Nienhouse ripping up a hill...

Classic YouTube: The Callaway C6 SuperNatural Corvette LM – Swinging For The Fences In 1994!

In 1989, Callaway Cars did what many consider the impossible: they made a C4 Corvette run 254 miles per hour. The “SledgeHammer” Corvette is still one of the most wicked machines...

Purely For Racing: Petrolicious Takes A Look At The 1956 Aston Martin DBR1

Prior to 1956, entrants into sports car racing had to use a road-legal car or a car based upon a road-legal machine. Come 1956, however, and there was a change in opinion on the matter, which may...

MORE: Videos

Chevrolet To Replace The SS With The Camaro ZL1 In NASCAR – Here’s The First Look At The New Race Car!

(Photos: General Motors) It had to happen…with the death of the Chevrolet SS sedan, a new body had to be chosen for the teams flying the Chevrolet flag in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Do YOU Want To See Out Of Our Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Coverage?

As you are reading this, I am quite literally cruising miles above the Earth’s crust on my way to Ontario, California where I will scoop up the rental car, meet Chad at his shop, hang out for...

Money No Object: You Don’t Have The Guts To Put This 1988 Ford Thunderbird SCCA Racer Onto The Streets, Do You?

The late 1980s Ford Thunderbirds are sorely underrated outside of NASCAR fans. Why is that? The roundy-round folks know why this car rules: 212.809 miles per hour at Talladega Speedway in 1987. Yes,...