Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Double Dyno Fun: Watch Two Engines Destined For Aussie Burnout Contest Action Get Dyno Tested, One Little Holden, One Frankenstein LS

When it comes to dyno testing, you never really know what you’re gonna get the first time your engine hits the pump. This video is cool because we get to see two engines both get dyno tested...

Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and when Charles Wickam sent a note that said, “Watch this and you can thank me later…” it got my interest immediately....

11 Awesome Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020: Sideways, Saves, and More!

As we all know, Goodwood is a special place and this year it was perhaps even more special than usual because of the fact that the name was upheld in the face of great pandemic related challenges....

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

Watch Al Hofmann Run The Table At The 1995 NHRA Finals And Needle John Force The Whole Tim He Does It

If there is one thing we know it’s that one of the most fun parts of drag racing in the 1990s was the rivalry between John Force and Al Hofmann. No, Hofmann did not get around Force for a title...

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...

Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

Mental Mercury: Watch This 1949 Mercury Bound For Drag Week Make 2,000 Horsepower On The Dyno!

When craftsmen come together from multiple disciplines of the hot rodding world the end result is something incredible. This can be evidence in the form of the 1949 Mercury you are about to watch...

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...

Nitro Time Machine: That Time John Force Saw Elvis At 1,000ft – Never Before Seen Memphis 1992 Wreck Footage

Having the to poke around the extensive NHRA digital film archive is one of the best parts of my job. I get to cruise around in there and pull vintage video, some of which the public has never seen...

Simple, Awesome, and Fun: Watch These Hot Rods Hammer Down An Old Kansas Air Strip

2020 is a complicated year. Locally, globally, internally, externally, just straight up complicated. That’s why this video from Kansas is such a refreshing thing to see and it’s not the...

Rebeldryver Walks Us Through Another Massive Wrecking Yard Full Of Classic Iron In Nebraska

Scott Liggett, aka Rebeldryver, is a longtime BANGshifter from way way way back, and a guy that always has a line on some cool car or another. He’s a resident of the wonderful state of Nebraska...