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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Random Freakin’ Video: 1976 Chrysler Cordoba Open Road Race Car

We literally tripped over this piece of video from Streetfire.net. It was just too BangShiftingly perfect to skip over. This is video footage of an open road race car. That car happens to be a 1976...

Video: Monster Wheelstand!

We have to thank BangShift.com member KSJ1 for posting a link to this amazing wheelstand video in our forum. The wheelstand shown in the video below is incredibly badass, and the the YouTube...

Video: Great Small-Tire Camaro Wheelstand

BangShift.com member Eric68 has a great ’68 Camaro street and strip car that is a past entry into Drag Week. He recently added a 180hp nitrous shot to the potent small-block and ended up...

Video: Lunatic in Vermont Backflips a Monster Truck

The Vermonster 4×4 Festival up in Vermont is full of all kinds of neat stuff. There’s tuff truck racing, mud bogs, and the big payoff: monster truck action. Of course, the normal stuff for...

Video: Dan Wilkerson Walks Away From Wild Funny Car Wreck in Memphis

Dan Wilkerson, nitro Funny Car racer, and son of nitro Funny Car racer Tim Wilkerson was involved in a violent and bizarre crash at the rain delayed NHRA Mid-South Nationals, held at Memphis...

Video: 7-Second AMC-Powered Gremlin!

BangShift member Eagle Kammback tipped us off to this Gremlin that just ran 7.91 at Milan with a 463-inch AMC motor that uses the stock block and stock-based crank! It also has a Liberty five-speed,...

Video: Willys Gasser Rolls 8 Times at 150 MPH, But Gets Rebuilt!

Here’s a great couple of videos, because instead of just the gory crash and burn, we also get to see the great recovery. This racer, who goes by Rick VanRipper, has a A/Gas Supercharged...

ALMS: A Plucky Racing Series Making Its Own Way (Plus Outrageous Crash Footage)

The American Lemans Series has been around since 1999. It was conceived by and is operated by Dan Panoz the owner of Florida’s Sebring, Canada’s Mosport, and Georgia’s Road Atlanta...

Welcome to the Big Leagues Kid: Logano Flips Seven Times in Dover

Joey Logano already has a Sprint Cup win under his belt, but his real baptism by fire came last weekend on the “Monster Mile” in Dover, Delware, when he was involved in a nasty wreck that...

Video: Killer ‘Vette Autocrosser

C4 Corvettes have been slowly growing on us around here. They are a capable platform to build a hot rod off of and can be made to do lots of stuff well. Braking and handling were good from the...

Video: Jeff Lutz’s Turbo 1957 Chevy Running 7.81 at 180 mph at Drag Week

As we sadly know, the killer suede-black 1957 of Jeff Lutz fell out of Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 yesterday, Wednesday, September 17. However, it’s not like the Unlimited class racer did not put on...

Video: ZZ572 Powered Jeep CJ

This Jeep is in Denmark…we think. Where ever it is, we want it. V8 powered CJ Jeeps have a certain air of coolness about them, but one packing a GM Performance Parts ZZ572 crate motor with...

BREAKING VIDEO: 2010 Taurus SHO Runs 13.92 at the Drags!

Leapin’ lizards! We knew the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO would be a decent runner with the twin-turbo EcoBoost V6, but we did not think it would have the suds on tap to knock off a brand new V6...

Video: In-Car Camera of a 218-MPH Pass at Bonneville

In 2008, Bonneville racer Ed Goodrich was a huge help to the BangShift.com race team. After our race Camaro’s front air dam was protested, we drove 180 miles to Ed’s home in Idaho, took...