Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, CRASH & BURN, ENGINES, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

Expensive Dyno Video: Watch This Hot Farm Pulling Tractor Engine Fire A Rod Through The Block During A Pull

This is one of those situations that can be viewed a couple of different ways. Listen, none of those ways is that great but you can take this situation, you know, the one where your big pulling...

Hot Shoe: Watch Kenji Okazaki Suffer A Massive Funny Car Fire At Houston In 1993 – Some Never Before Seen Video

There are certain truth in drag racing that are absolute. The first one to the finish line wins in a heads up race, header flames are awesome, and if you race a nitro funny car your ass is going to...

Wild Video: Ride Along As This Turbocharged Mopar Small Block Powered Valiant Wrecks Hard In Argentina

We have showed you videos previously of the awesome V8 Turbo Valiant which races in Argentina. Well, this stick shifted hellacious little car got banged up really bad recently and they had cameras ta...

The Craziness Continues: Here’ A Look At The Wildest Rides In Radial, Small tire, and Big Slick Drag Racing 2020

So it’s only fair that if we show you the NHRA wild rides of 2020 we have to show you some of the most insane trips down the strip made by competitors in other genres of the sport, right?...

NHRA Wild Rides 2020: A Short Season That Was Long On Thrills, Chills, and Spills

The year and the season are officially done. Yes it was about half the normal races but no it was not just half the normal action. We saw some of the most wild moments of the entire decade play out...

How Strong Is It Really? Will This Giant Press Be Able To Smash This Steel Hammer?

I don’t know why we have such an infatuation with seeing stuff getting smashed, but there is something cool as hell about putting something in a press and then squashing it to see what will...

Best of 2020: The Ultimate Overshoot Accident At Rallye Coeur de France

Seeing rally racing crashes isn’t anything new. Fast little machine on narrow track usually equals some mangled sheetmetal and wounded feelings at some point or another. We’ve shown you...

Best Of 2020: Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Crash At The 2020 Daytona 500

Nineteen years ago, I was in a classroom in a high school in Illinois, working on a project during a study hall session when I learned what happened: during the running of the 2001 Daytona 500 the...

Ever Wonder What It Would Look Like If An Underground Tank At A Gas Station Blew Up? Watch This

One moment you are just standing there pumping gas like a normal person and the next you are the unwitting star of a real life Michael Bay movie. These people in Madinah, Saudi Arabia were having an...

Extracto Peugeotnium: Furze And The Trebuchet, Round Two

Oh, to have been a fly on the wall when the permits were requested for this one. “Alright, Mister Furze, everything seems to be in order here. You are…” (adjusts reading...

Historical Footage: Have You Ever Wondered What Would Happen If You Crashed A 1970s-era Fiesta Into A Lightpole?

The Ford Fiesta is an interesting small car. We got it in the United States for three years (1978-1980) as one of the many knee-jerk reactions to the 1970s gas crises and quickly realized that it...

Rename, Stat: Watch As The Nissan NP300 Hardbody Folds Up Like Origami In A Crash Test

Outside of the United States market, the Middle Eastern market is my next best-understood level for cars. Spend 26 months in one place where the only other things to look at involve sand, port-a-john...

Oops! This Collection Of Old School Wild Rides, Carnage, and Funny Moments In Pulling Is Great

Back in the day, kids, there were these things called magazines and one of them, “Petersen’s 4-Wheel and Off Road” always had a back page called, “Whoops!” and there...

Watch Romain Grosjean Walk Away From One Of The Worst Formula One Crashes In History

This is beyond stunning. This is the worst single F1 crash we have ever seen anyone survive and when you listen to the sport’s veterans and survivors from the deadliest days, they all agree. On...