Category Archive: BangShift XL, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

Grunt Force Trauma: Watch Two Steam Locomotives Work To Plow The Tracks On The Cumbers and Toltec Line

We love us some steam locomotives here at BangShift and have run hundreds and hundreds of pieces of content over the years showing them doing their thing in various configurations and settings. This...

The March To $50,000 – This Video Shows Alex Laughlin’s Dominating Lights Out 10 Performance End To End

It was the biggest weekend of Alex Laughlin’s drag racing career. It was the most profitable single day of his life. It was also a win that many in the radial vs the world universe did not...

Old Guys Rule Video: Watch A Legendary Vincent Black Shadow Engine Dissection

There are engines that seem to transcend time and space. Engines that are larger than the sum of their parts and hold an aura over gearheads for seemingly unending numbers of decades. One of those...

The Grasshopper: This Petrolicious Look At A 1962 AC Bristol And Its interesting Owner Is Cool

If there is one thing that I have learned over the years here at BangShift and everywhere else in the automotive world it’s that every car and every person has their own story. In this case we...

Lights Out 10 Coverage: The x275 Class Provided One Heck Of A Show As Well, Here’s Every Elimination Run!

While the Radial vs The World category dominates headlines during the Lights Out 10 weekend, the x275 category is not too far behind it with drama and action on the track. The cars are running on a...

Vintage Arizona Drag Racing Video From Bee Line Dragway Circa 1963/64 – Neat Cars and Names!

As I pack my stuff up and get ready to wing westwards tomorrow for the 2019 Magic Dry NHRA Arizona Nationals, I am also excited to check out some racing history in the area when I touch down. There...

Classic YouTube: Car Commercials From The Height Of The Musclecar Era!

Selling a car on television should be an easy thing. Show the car in motion, give enough information to entice the customer to come in a check out the showroom, and hope your product is attractive...

Someone’s Got To Build It: Some Of The Stranger Flying Machine Attempts Of Early Aviation

An interesting thought that always elicits a bit of a laugh: who was the first human that ___ and why did they do that? For example, which one of early man’s forefathers took one look at what...

This 1950s Video About Engines is Awesome, Complete With Dangerous In Home Experiments!

There’s nothing better than finding old timey videos like this one. Made in the 1950 as part of an educational series for kids, this thing is all about how engines work. We dig it because the...

Watch The 1989 NHRA Phoenix Nationals: Muldowney’s Triumphant Weekend!

It was 1983 in Montreal when Shirley Muldowney had the most horrendous wreck of her career. It was a crash that nearly killed her, mangled her legs, and virtually snuffed the career of one of drag...

High Speed-Low Drag: This Video From Goodwood Shows Off Low Drag LeMans Specials

Now THIS is the type of stuff that makes us love the internet. You are about to watch a video from Goodwood that shows off a special race that they had packed with historic low-drag LeMans specials....

Lights out 10 Action Video: This Video Recap Shows You Every Pounding Eliminations Run In Succession

Lights Out was insane. They all are. Every flipping time a DuckX production is executed at South Georgia Motorsports Park, the drag racing world pays very close attention and for good reason. The...

Classic YouTube: Putting Earnhardt’s Monte Carlo Back Together Again At The 1997 Daytona 500

You aren’t just handed the term “legend”. You bust your ass for years on end and do extraordinary things to earn that title. Richard Petty is a legend for his win streak and overall...

Classic YouTube: Selling The AMC Gremlin Against The Volkswagen Beetle

By 1970, the competition for small, economical and cheap cars had finally become a pain in the ass of American automakers, one that was big enough to cause some discomfort. Japanese companies had...