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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

The Parting Shift: Flaming Camaro Edition

Jim Warter has some awesome videos of his Competition Eliminator Camaro on the interwebs. We think the best one is this clip that shows the car catching fire early in the run, but still sprinting to...

Hot Six Video: An Aussie Ford Falcon With Turbo Straight Six Power Tears Up the Strip

While Aussie gearheads love the V8 engine as much as their American brothers and sisters do, the history of performance cars down under has been marked with some pretty bad ass six cylinder engines....

Cool Video: The Most Artistic Drag Racing Video We’ve Seen In a While

We’re usually bringing you videos of stuff wrecking, exploding, and generally self-destructing on the drag strip. Today, for this brief shining moment, we’re going uptown, kids! The guys...

Truckin’ Awesome Video: True Monster Truck Drag Racing at Englishtown

We can hear the hate mail now. “MONSTER TRUCKS ON A DRAG STRIP?! Like our condoning or celebration of such a kick ass event is out of place. The whole sport of drag racing, especially on the...

Thursday Bonneville Video Bonanza: More Great Footage From the Salt

We could sit and watch cars launch off and power down the short and long courses at Bonneville all day long. Luckily for us, there are lots of fans and racers out there now carrying video cameras...

Wednesday Bonneville Video Bonanza: More Cool Video From Speed Week 2011!

Yesterday we brought you the freshest video we could find from Bonneville Speed Week 2011. Today, we’re back with the same thing because the sweet video footage keeps rolling in from the...

Update: The Hot Rod Magazine Special Camaro With a Supercharged Two Cylinder Big Block Chevy Runs 32.414 MPH – Qualifies for Record

Well this is oddly cool! When Keith Turk and Hot Rod Magazine’s David Freiburger fragged the 1100hp blown big block Chevy in their Camaro at Bonneville, all hope seemed lost for the week. The...

Bonneville 2011 Video Bonanza: Launches and Fly-Bys (Some Featuring the Handiwork of BangShifters!)

The videos are starting to roll out of Bonneville now, and we’ve scooped up a bunch of them to show you. Most are long distance fly bys but man, the sound is totally worth the price of...

The Parting Shift: A Regular Guy Shows GM How Powershifting Really Goes

In the blog item just below this one, we showed you a video from GM on how they test their manual transmissions “Woodward Ave” style. Those tests are designed to recreate the kind of...

Bonneville Video: Amir from Spectre Talks Us Through a 350mph Streamliner Run

The Speed by Spectre ‘Liner will be running at Bonneville next week and we’ll be there to cover it. Chad will be bringing the fight to the salt starting on Monday. But we digress. If...

Cool Video: A Vintage Ford Pro Stocker Rumbles Back To Life

There’s a slowly emerging crop of vintage Pro Stock drag race cars emerging around the country. Some, like this car were truly competitors back in the day, while others, like Brian...

The Parting Shift: Pulling Lenco Levers With the Front End in the Air!

Steve Clukey is a long time New England drag racer. He’s owned his Duster since it was brand new, and he has been beating it like a rented mule from day one. It has always been a stick shift...

Killer Video: Mike Ryan Wheels His Freightliner Up Mount Washington!

Jason Lewis has done it again. The first time we saw Lewis do his thing with Mike Ryan we fell in love with the video, called “Size Matters”. It is Ken Block meets a hot rod Freightliner...

Cool Video: A Chute’s-Eye View of an 8-second drag car run

It is tough to really illustrate the speed of a bad ass drag car through video. Actually, it used to be hard to do that. Before killer little cameras became commonplace, industrious racers would...