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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Historic Video: Mickey Thompson Becomes the First American over 400 MPH

A few weeks ago our Southern California division posted a bunch of photos of the Mickey Thompson display at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum. What we didn’t know at the time is that...

Dyno Video: A 360ci Sprint Car Running Full Tilt on the Rollers

Gaerte Racing Engines is one of the premier Sprint Car engine builders in the country, and this totally bitchin’ video of the guys at Gaerte running a 360ci Sprinter on the rollers to check the...

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Awesome Video: Huge Trucks Flying Through the Air At Crazy Mud Bogging Event

We think we know about all types of racing and wild motorsports events, but on a pretty regular basis we’re slapped with something incredible we’ve never seen before. This video of the...

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Carnage Video: Car Flips and Burns at 24 Hours of Lemons

By now most of you have heard of 24 Hours of Lemons, the road-race enduro series with gag cars that supposedly cost less than $500 to build, safety equipment aside. Seems it’s a good thing that...

Hilarious Video: Trucks Climbing Each Other

We’ve seen magazine covers and other other static photos of massive trucks perched up on another truck’s tire, we’ve just never seen it done in moving pictures. We’re hoping...

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Carnage Video: Watch the Rear Axle Get Ripped Clean Out of a Pulling Truck!

Carnage is something that happens with regularity in all motorsports. Truck and tractor pulling is no exception. With motors and drivetrain parts being worked to within an inch of their lives under...

Neat Video: Buddies Horsing Around With Their Jag-Powered Slingshot, Dry Hops Included

This video struck us as very cool in a subtle way. It’s basically a few guys tuning on a vintage slingshot dragster powered by a DOHC Jag engine. The thing sounds cool as hell, and the fact...

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Cool Video: A Huge Custom Unimog Struts Its Stuff

Unimogs are bad ass 4x4s, and modified Unimogs are even better than that. This video shows a totally tricked out Unimog built by Couch Off Road Engineering for the firearms company Magpul Industries....

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Hilarious Video: A Crazy, Dirt Track, Big Rig Race at the Webster County Fair

Talk about grassroots racing. Take an open area, throw some huge old equipment tires around the edges and center of said area, form an oval about a quarter mile in length, and allow people to race...

Crazy Video: A Turbocharged Camaro That Hates to Have the Front Tires on the Ground

This incredible video, showing Texan Kevin Cram in his twin turbo’d Camaro, beats all we’ve ever seen. Powered by a Proline Race Engines-built big block Chevy, and obviously dialed in by...

Crazy Video: 8-second passes on a small tire and only 200ci

While it’s kind of impossible to call a race car a sleeper, we’d never guess that a Cortina packing 200ci of straight six Ford power would be uncorking 8 second lap times all day long....

Killer Vintage Drag Footage: Pacific Raceways 1963

In less than 24 hours, BangShift.com’s live streaming broadcast of the 52nd Bakersfield March Meet will kick off, and to get you ready, here’s some vintage drag racing footage from 1963....

Killer Video: Mickey Thompson’s 1969 Mustang Funny Car in Action at Bristol AHRA Race

Crank your speakers up when you press play on this killer vintage drag footage. If you’ve ever wondered what a SOHC Ford motor sounds like on a full load of nitro, that question will be...

Cool Video: Big Wheelstand From Hemi-Powered Willys Gasser

There are few things more iconic in the halls of hot rodding than a blown Willys Gasser. With rolling curves, bulging fenders, and propensity to swallow large motors at will, the Willys went from a...