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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video: BangShiftChad Drives Ridetech’s 1969 Mustang at the 2011 Goodguys Editor’s Challenge Autocross

I’m normally known for being the fatest mouth at an autocross event, and as the announcer for the Goodguys Autocross Series, I get to see everyone else being the fastest shoe. As a driver, this...

Drag Race Fail Video: This Rider is a Bad Racer and a Worse Stunt Jumper

One time when we were interviewing EJ Potter, he told us about the bad rap motorcycles had at the drags during the 1960s about the time he came out with his V8 “Widowmaker” motorcycle. He...

Catastrophic Explosion Video: A V8 Super Car Fireball From Australia

We’d say that there is no single threat greater to a race car driver then fire. From the beginning days of racing, the majority of the developments in race car design have been aimed at...

Cool Video: Freiburger and Finnegan Road Trip the Super Bee to Vegas!

One of the hottest running stories in Hot Rod Magazine over the course of the last year has been the revival of Freiburger’s long dormant 1970 Dodge Super Bee. He’s owned the car since he...

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The Parting Shift: Carl Tasca Banging Gears in the World’s Quickest Cobra Jet

BangShift is fortunate to have a great relationship with the Tasca family of Rhode Island. From NHRA Funny Car racer Bob Tasca III to Cobra Jet gear jammer extrodinare Carl Tasca, we’ve spent...

Awesome Old Drag Video: Fuel Altereds, Floppers, and Other Stuff At Irwindale Raceway Circa 1971

This is a cool piece of video, twelve minutes to be exact, featuring a big event at Irwindale Raceway back in 1971. There are awesome fuel floppers, fuel altereds and slingshot Top Fuel dragsters...

Awesome Video: Mike Ryan Goes All Gymkhana in His Freightliner!

You’ve probably seen Mike Ryan’s awesome Freightliner race truck before. He’s won his class 12 times at Pikes Peak and been in numerous videos and stunts with the truck. A while...

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Wreck Video: The Most Gentle Roll in the History of Drag Racing

Most drag racing crashes are violent and abrupt. The cars are meant to excel at nothing other than going straight, so when the program changes, big time flaws are exposed. In this video from...

Bitchin’ Barn Find Video: A 1964 Chevelle Stock Car Takes to the Dirt in Anger

Of course when one thinks of Smokey Yunick, his infamous 1966 Chevelle comes into play at some point in the day dream. That got us to thinking about Chevelle stock cars and ultimately,  it led...

Lunatic Fringe Video: Helmet Cam Footage of The World’s Craziest Bike Race

We believe that this is the first (and most likely the last) time that bicycle racing will ever be featured on BangShift but holy smokes, this is crazy. The video shows the entire downhill run of a...

Fantastic Drag Film: A Kick Ass Ride Along With Pro Mod Racer Danny Rowe

This is one of the coolest drag racing short films we’ve seen in recent memory. It follows Danny Rowe and his team during the Las Vegas NHRA event while they prepare for and make one lap. This...

The Parting Shift: AMC Edition

This video is pretty neat. The guy driving the car is quite skilled in the ways of the five-speed transmission and has no fear of doing a little no lift boogie down the drag strip. HIs technique...

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Bitchin’ Movie Trailer: A Sweet Sickness – The Flathead movie (Coming This Summer)

Just when you thought the, “Fast and the Furious” was the only car movie coming down the pipe, we’ve got a trailer to brighten your spirits. This cool flick, called “A Sweet...

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Wednesday Time Killer: Fifty Years of Sideways – An Hour and a Half of Epic Video

We had the pleasant surprise of dining with BangShift house rally hero Bill Caswell earlier this week. Caswell is still chasing the dream of professional racing and he is also working on some totally...