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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video of the Week: Naked Pro Mod Burnout, on the Street

We’ve heard old timers tell us a million stories about working on their race cars at the local gas station and making the occasional trip up main street to try out their latest parts or tuning...

Carnage of the Week: Rally Car Rolls 15 Times!

Rally racing is cool stuff with cars flying through the air and hurtling over all sorts of terrain at high rates of speed. This particular car happens to be driven by the crazy nut Travis Pastrana....

Video: Muscle Car Burnouts and Launches from the 2009 March Meet

Here’s another entry in the 2009 March Meet drag racing action videos that we introduced to you here. This installment features burnouts, wheelies, and launches from the doorslammers of the...

Video: 1,000-Plus Horsepower Blown Big-Block Chevy

Here at BangShift.com, we’re tuning up our video skills to bring you more action more often. One of the things we’ve been doing is hanging out more often at the Westech Performance Group...

Video: 2009 March Meet Action!

Way back when it was fresh news, we brought you six big photo galleries of the scene at the 2009 March Meet at Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield, California. At the time we also shot a bunch of video,...

Video of the Week: When Nitrous Goes Bad

Nitrous, like fire, can be man’s best friend or worst enemy when it goes wrong. Consider this video as going as wrong as it can possibly go. The drag car in question suffers a flaming nitrous...

Video of the Week: The Corsica Q-Ship

Most call cars like this lowly looking Chevy Corsica a sleeper. We like the older school Q-Ship terminology. Q-Ships were essentially decoy ships used by the British and US Navies during WWI and...

Carnage of the Week: Nastiest Engine Explosion Video Ever

This new addition to our regular weekly blog items will highlight, as its title denotes, stuff going horribly wrong. Wrecks, explosions, rods exiting the block, blowers banging, you name it, it will...

Video: A Brilliant Take on Domestic vs Import Buying Habits

This one comes to us from Rob over at CarDomain. He found and posted this video that’s a takeoff on the classic 1980s “I learned it from you dad!” anti-drug commercial. This is just...

Video: A Bus Made From 50 Smashed cars

Our gearhead minds totally missed the point of this anti-car marketing scheme and focused simply on how cool it is that these guys built a model of a bus out of 50 smashed Swedish cars that we really...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Video: The Popular Hot Rodding Project X 1957 Chevy

There’s currently a discussion on the BangShift.com message boards about the merits and influences of various magazine feature and project cars over the years. Whenever that topic comes up,...

Video of the Week: How Not to Pull Out a Stuck Jeep

With the news that our pals at StreetFire and CarDomain recently joined forces, we realized that we were relying way to heavily on YouTube for our Video of the Week selections. After all, if...

More of Our Videos, Now at MSDVideos.com

Several months ago, David Freiburger and I made a bunch of videos for MSD Ignition. The one called Set Your Timing has been posted for a while now, but more recently, they put up vids on how to know...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Video of the Week: The World’s Lowest-Flying Wheelstander

I’m calling a mulligan on this one. I am familiar with this car. It’s the twin-turbocharged, big-block-Ford-powered 1967 Mustang of Canadian Frank Pompilio. I wrote a feature on the car...