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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

Video Tribute: Todd Gartshore, the Face and Co-Founder of Baer Brakes, passed away this weekend.

If you spent any time around Todd Gartshore, you learned a few good things. He had great sayings, told awesome jokes, and turned on his spokesperson face whenever it was needed. He would not write up...

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Freaking Insane On-Board Video: Monster Tajima’s Record Lap Up Pikes Peak

If anyone sitting at home thinks that they have the chops to break the new record at Pikes Peak, this video will probably cure you of those aspirations. We were tipped off to it by Bangshift photo...

Incredible Wreckage Video: A Trans-Am Camaro Hits the Tire Wall at More than 150mph and Launches Out of Track

Gunter Schaldach is probably still sore today, but that’s small potatoes compared to what could have happened to him after suffering one of the more horrifying road racing crashed of the last...

Bitchin’ Video: Dry Hops and Nitro Cackle From OCIR in the Early 1980s

We got tipped off to this video by a BangShift reader and it rules all. Featuring the nitro floppers of Billy Meyer and Jim Dunn circa 1982 at the dead Orange County International Raceway, it shows...

Video: Bill Caswell Nearly Spins His Car Off Pikes Peak During 2011 Practice

Bill Caswell is preparing for another assault on Pikes Peak this year and we’ve been checking in on him this week as he has been making his practice runs up the course. Caswell ran Pikes Peak...

Video: BangShiftChad’s Dad Dynos his Real, One Owner, 1968 Z28 Camaro

Anyone who has been on Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week in the last few years, and most all BangShifters, know that my Dad Walt has a 1968 Z28 Camaro that he bought brand new. They also know that...

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Video: US Radiator teaches us about cooling systems.

We recently had a chance to hang out with Shawn and Don Armstrong from US Radiator, and were completely blown away by the way they do business. Not only did they jump on board for the 48 Hour Camaro...

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Butt Pucker Video: Tanner Foust Nearly Bites it During Truck Jump Test

Tanner Foust’s captain insano jump at the Indy 500 came off without a hitch. The truck flew to a new world record and the crowd went nuts. After watching the jump it is easy to think that...

Cool Video: Freiburger and Nick Licata Thrash the Hot Rod E-Rod Camaro

We’re not sure how we missed this cool video when it first hit the web, but we’re glad we found it now. The three minute clip features David Freiburger and Camaro Performers Nick Licata...

Funny Car Panic Video: The Steering Wheel Falls Off in the Driver’s Hands During a Run!

This is some wild stuff! As if driving a Funny Car isn’t tough enough, this video shows a dude trying to turn the trick with no steering wheel! We’ve seen more than our fair share of...

Cool Video: Ride Along in a Blown, 44ci Crosley Powered Dragster

We can say with a degree of certainty that this is the only 18-second drag car that will ever be featured in the BangShift blog. Ironically, it is that 18 second time slip that makes it so damned...

Video: Tom and Jack Lohnes Pull out a Tree With Goliath!

After Dad Brian scored them a killer new Go Kart, the Lohnes boys, Tom and Jack, decided they needed more room on the Lohnes family homestead to create their own racetrack. Since Brian had also told...

Massive Wreckage Video: The Two Scary Audi Wrecks from the 2011 24 Hours of LeMans

While Audi managed to win the 2011 24 Hours of LeMans, the victory came at an awfully high price. Two of their cars, both handmade, one-off, multi-million dollar pieces, were reduced to broken shards...

Video: Ridetech’s 48 Hour Camaro hits the Hot Rod Power Tour Autocross

Jason and the gang from Ridetech sent us this cool video from the Hot Rod Power Tour Autocross in Nashville a couple days ago. Further proof that our, built in 46 hours and 42 minutes, Camaro is just...