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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video: Test and Tune the Ridetech Way

We’ve known the gang over at Ridetech for years, and know that their manufacturing, testing, and quality are second to none. We just didn’t realize that they had so much fun proving it!...

Jan Gabriel, Pioneering Drag Radio Ad Voice and Racing Announcer Passes at Age 69

Jan Gabriel, the original voice of Ben Christ’s historic “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!” drag strip radio ads and a successful television producer, has died at age 69. This marks the...

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Video: The Merrill, Wisconsin, Ice Drag Races are On

It’s the time of year when water turns solid, and that means the river in Merrill, Wisconsin, at Council Grounds State Park has become a frozen 1/8-mile drag strip. The Merrill Ice Draggers...

Video: Ten Minutes of Rally Wreckage

This video is a win for several reasons. The first is that it features nothing but the pure sounds of wreckage. There’s no dumbass techno soundtrack or other distractions, instead there are...

Vintage NASCAR-NAGE Video: Lee Petty and Johnny Beauchamp Leave the Ball Yard in 1960

First we’ll say that it defies logic that either of these men lived, let alone both. This is another piece of old nascar footage from Daytona. It was also shot in 1960, like the large wreck of...

Vintage NASCAR-nage Video: 37-Car Wreck at Daytona in 1960

We seem to be on a bit of a nostalgia NASCAR video hot streak lately. This footage is truly killer. It was shot at a 250-mile Modified race run at Daytona in 1960. The field consisted of 73 different...

Video: The Coolest NASCAR Film of All Time

Bar none, end of story, this video featuring clips from NASCAR racing in the 1960s is the coolest stock car racing video we have ever seen. There’s Ford FEs running with the valve covers off,...

Old Time Carnage Video: Ancient Stock Car Flies Off Track and Wipes Out Grandstand

All we really have to work with on this video is the date, which is 1960 and the place, which is Darlington Speedway. Let’s just say that it was a bad day to be sitting in the elevated...

Killer Video: Russian Truck Racing

This is the total embodiment of the old adage, “people will race anything.” We’re taking you on a trip to the Russian countryside to check out some awesome racing action, complete...

Preview Video: Short Track Racing Reality Show Debuts on the History Channel This Sunday

Sunday night, January 10, the History Channel will debut “Madhouse,” a reality series based around the racing and personalities at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina....

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Video: Off-Road Truck Out-Jumps Travis Pastrana With a 301-Foot Record

The marketing made it seem like the world was watching on New Years Eve when Travis Pastrana jumped a rally Subaru 269 feet onto a barge anchored in Long Beach harbor, a distance record for rally...

Video: Camaro Outruns BMW in Insane Swedish Snow Race

This is one of the best races known to man. It happens in Sweden, where BangShift.com member Gasfot Sweden races his beater second-generation Camaro in events that are like road races or...

Vintage Drag Video: Legendary American Racers Running at Santa Pod Raceway in England

Santa Pod Raceway in England opened up as the first permanent drag racing venue in Europe on Easter, 1966. It has been going strong ever since as the awesome video we have unearthed proves. It was...

BangShift.com Brings in 2010 with a Bang: 10 Great Videos of Cars Exploding!

Out with the old and in with the new! It’s now 2010, and since we have a digital lampshade on our head right about now and don’t have a way to share the occasion with you personally, we...