Category Archive: BangShift XL, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Flipped Off: A Double Backflip During Formula Offroad Competition!

Haukur Vidar Einarsson competes in Formula Offroad over in Iceland. Simple enough…the man is borderline insane, has no self-preservation function and is hell-bent on making a paddle-tired,...

Top Gun Maverick Is Coming Soon! Here’s The First Trailer For This Iconic Sequel

When Top Gun came out in May of 1986 it received mixed reviews but quickly became an absolute blockbuster hit that has become as iconic as any American action film out there. With a budget of $15...

Morning Symphony: Air-Cooled Burnouts At The European Bug-In

When writing the other day, I made mention of a car I’ve been giving thought towards lately: a Karmann Ghia done up like a Porsche 356 outlaw (specifically, this Porsche from the movie King...

Vintage 1960s Drag Racing Video: Killer Footage Cool Cars, and Even Some Turbonique Action!

It has been a while since I combed YouTube for some vintage 1960s drag racing video. My search the other day garnered the awesomeness below which features footage from places like Dover, Lebanon...

Kitten’s Claws: The Hellcat-Swapped Miata Goes Full Aussie Style At Hoonigan’s Playpen!

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is going to go down in history as one of the high points in small cars. A Japanese love letter to British roadsters of the past, the Miata and it’s staying power are...

We Love Track History: This Documentary Looks Back At The Awesome History Of Bandimere Speedway

The eyes of the NHRA drag racing world have all turned toward Bandimere Speedway as they have done for decades at this time of the year. The kick off for the grueling, vaunted, and frankly awesome...

Hidden Heroes: This Profile Of Lee Beard After The 1989 NHRA Championship Season Is Awesome

This weekend at the 2019 Mopar Mile High Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Lee Beard will join Tony Pedregon and I in the broadcast booth. Lee’s a champion crew chief who has worked with and...

Woosh, Scream, Roar, Whine: This Video Shows Off A Load Of Differently Powered Pulling Tractors In Rapid Fire Action

This is a fun video that shows, in rapid fire, why people like us love tractor pulling so damned much. There’s no delays here, there’s no crashes, hangups, or miscues. Nope, this is a...

Man vs Machine: Watch This 101 Year Old Mercedes Grand Prix Rumble and Slide Up The Goodwood Course

There’s just something awesome about seeing a guy like Ben Collings take the stick to a 101-year old car and give it hell on the course at Goodwood. The machine in this case is a 140hp Mercedes...

Neck Braces For Everybody: The Hoonigans Meet The AWD Hurst/Olds

It is the thing that should not be. On it’s own, before he went off-the-rails insane with carbon-fiber everything, his 1982 Cutlass Hurst/Olds clone was pretty radical. Namely, it was because...

CRANK IT UP: This Is The Epic Sound Of Formula One In The Late 1970s – Cosworth V8 Screaming, Ligier JS11 Racer Working!

While I am not consumed with fandom over modern Formula One racing, I am a very large dork when it comes to the history of the pinnacle racing series in the world. That’s not to take a swing...

Behind The Scenes Video: The Wild Scene At US Nationals Stock Eliminator Teardown!

There’s good and bad to everything in life, right? In drag racing there’s also good and bad when you get called to the infamous “tech barn” especially when we are talking...

Chevette From Hell: Watch This Wild, Wheelstanding Little Monster Attack New England Dragway

New England Dragway was in the national spotlight a few days ago as the NHRA contested the New England Nationals at the facility, the 13th stop on the organization’s 24-race tour. The good news...

Watch The Incredible New DeTomaso P72 Cruise, Scream, and Carve Corners At Goodwood!

It is one thing to see a new hyper-car as it is unveiled, sitting majestically among the throngs of people and media but it is wholly another to hear one run and drive, especially with some full...