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Category Archive: DRAG RACES, RACING & ACTION

Video: Champion Speed Shop Front Engine Dragster Wins Pepsi Night Fire Nationals In Boise

Les Mayhew does some great video work, and is another one of the great supporters of Nostalgia Drag Racing. We weren’t able to make it to the Pepsi Night Fire Nationals in Boise last month, but...

Video: On The Bumper! In, On, And Outside Ray Litz X275 Car At Holley’s LSFest

BangShifter Brian Wagner was at LSFest this weekend with us, and unfortunately we didn’t have any time to hang out since I was running around in an attempt to reach Olympic Athlete status. But,...

Watch Video of a Tube Chassis Mustang Powered by a Cummins Diesel Run Low 5s in the Eighth!

Mike Wood’s Duramax powered Mustang was a huge success on Drag Week for the couple of outings it went on. Knocking down 10-second elapsed times while also knocking down over 35mpg (including...

Watch Awesome, Gear Jamming, In-Truck Video From the Latest Insano Canadian Big Rig Drag Race

St. Joseph De Beauce, Canada was the scene of the most recent big rig street race in the Great White North. Leon Smith of hot rod Kenworth dump truck fame was there to mix it up with the competition...

Event Coverage: Cacklefest Video And Nitro Cars At Ardmore Dragway Hot Rod Reunion

You already saw the crash photo sequence from Ardmore, where Bebo Chandler crashed his Outlaw Pro Mod car, but here are some photos, and video,  from the race that will let you in on how cool the...

Video Bonanza: Insane Wrecks, Saves, and Wheelstands From the 2012 YellowBullet Nationals

While the US Nationals was a rain filled disaster, the YellowBullet Nationals held at Cecil County Dragway was another epic success. With a huge field of doorslammers in every shape and size...

Ride Along On A 277Mph Bonneville Run in Lee Sicilio’s Dodge Charger Daytona – This Thing Is NUTS

If you followed BangShift’s 2012 Bonneville Speed Week coverage (and a zillion of you did!) you know that we closely followed the week of Lee Sicilio, our pal Scott Clark, and the rest of the...

COPO Camaro In Car Video: Aeromotive Fueled Patterson Racing Engines COPO Runs 9.78

The guys at Husky Liner are faithful customers of Patterson Racing Engines and Aeromotive, and shot cool video of their new COPO Camaro running 9.78 at Topeka this past weekend. You saw us showing...

Watch A 1960s Vintage Triumph Drag Bike Try To Launch Its Rider Onto The Strip

The first time I ever spoke to EJ Potter we were having a discussion about drag racing motorcycles in the 1960s. EJ said that there wasn’t a lot of love for two wheel competitors back then. In...

Video: Rocky’s Evil Twin Dual Motor Small Block Dragster Running At Billetproof 2012

When Rocky Phillips first started working on his twin-engine Rocky’s Evil Twin dragster, he started a Project Build Thread on our forums that allowed us to follow along as he created this...

Historic Drag Video: Amazing 8MM Footage of National Challenge ’72 – Every Pro Legend You Can Imagine!!

Forty years ago this coming weekend, the greatest protest drag race ever staged was run at what was then called Tulsa International Raceway. Don Garlits and the PRA (Professional Racers Association)...

Video: Victor Cagnazzi Owned, Dave Connolly Driven, Grumpy Jenkins Tribute COPO Dive Bombs The A/Stock Auto Record in Testing

Pure COPO porno, that’s what this is. A gritty, short, no nonsense video shows Dave Connolly, the multi-time NHRA national event Pro Stock winner at the wheel of Victor Cagnazzi’s new...

Watch the Hot Rod Thump Truck Kenworth Dump Truck Dominate At the Big Rig Drags in Canada!

We featured Leon Smith’s crazy ass Kenworth dump truck last winter and the interwebs went wild for it. Leon sent us a note recently that he was racing up in Canada at another of the awesome big...

The Parting Shift: Lenco, Small-Block, Wheelstand… Do We Have To Say Anything Else?

The funny thing is we have actually run this car before for a parting shift. In fact, I’m going to cut and paste Brian’s previous text below this cause he knows the dude. I don’t...