Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Double Dyno Fun: Watch Two Engines Destined For Aussie Burnout Contest Action Get Dyno Tested, One Little Holden, One Frankenstein LS

When it comes to dyno testing, you never really know what you’re gonna get the first time your engine hits the pump. This video is cool because we get to see two engines both get dyno tested...

Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and when Charles Wickam sent a note that said, “Watch this and you can thank me later…” it got my interest immediately....

RPM Symphony Video: Listen To A Pair Of 11,000 RPM Small Blocks Head Down The Strip!

We often show you dyno videos with NHRA Competition Eliminator engines getting spun to sky high RPM levels. Now we’re going to show you one with Comp Eliminator engines actually powering cars...

11 Awesome Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020: Sideways, Saves, and More!

As we all know, Goodwood is a special place and this year it was perhaps even more special than usual because of the fact that the name was upheld in the face of great pandemic related challenges....

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

Watch Al Hofmann Run The Table At The 1995 NHRA Finals And Needle John Force The Whole Tim He Does It

If there is one thing we know it’s that one of the most fun parts of drag racing in the 1990s was the rivalry between John Force and Al Hofmann. No, Hofmann did not get around Force for a title...

Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

Escape From Powerline Mud Hole In New York! Watch As These Rigs Fight With One Of The Nastiest Bogs We’ve Seen In A While!

This mud pit just might be the most deceptive one that we have laid eyes on in a while. Why is that? For starters, it doesn’t initially look like a mud pit, but instead looks like an open field...

Mental Mercury: Watch This 1949 Mercury Bound For Drag Week Make 2,000 Horsepower On The Dyno!

When craftsmen come together from multiple disciplines of the hot rodding world the end result is something incredible. This can be evidence in the form of the 1949 Mercury you are about to watch...

Simple, Awesome, and Fun: Watch These Hot Rods Hammer Down An Old Kansas Air Strip

2020 is a complicated year. Locally, globally, internally, externally, just straight up complicated. That’s why this video from Kansas is such a refreshing thing to see and it’s not the...

Morning Symphony: The Porsche 904 Carrera GTS – That’s How Good Four Cylinders Can Sound!

If it weren’t for the silver body and the sound coming from it, you’d swear that this wasn’t a German creation, but an Italian one. Pinched at both ends, scoops and vents all over,...

Executive Service: Swinging Big With A Ford Limo At A Burnout Contest

Do you remember the Cadillac limo we took to King of the Heap a couple of years back? We shelled out $650 of hard-earned money in trade for 5,528 pounds of “what in the hell were you...