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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Mud Slingin’ Video: Bad Ass Mud Bog Action From 1987

The mud boggin’ scene in the 1980s was pretty wild. Horsepower was becoming easier and easier to find, trucks were getting larger, faster, and more capable and the Budweiser bowtie logo was...

Great Video: A 20-Minute Drag Week Retrospective from Hot Rod

This is the 2011 Drag Week video that tops them all. Put together by the guys over at Hot Rod it is a near 20-minute recap of the week, narrated by our old pal Freiburger. The video has some great...

Wild Video: A Monster Lane Changing Wheelstand From a Small Tire Mustang

Now this is some wheels up action! This Mustang dead hooks at the hit of the throttle and it is full sky, full time from there on out. The guy driving this car has some serious stones because he...

Crazed Video: Tasca Mustang Cobra Jet Goes 8.06 -170 in Testing

Carl Tasca and his lead wrench Ralph Porier have done it again and this video proves it. Last Wednesday, Tasca jammed the shifted through all the gears in a near picture perfect lap at New England...

Video: Rocky’s Evil Twin Dragster Makes Debut at Eagle Field Drags

Rocky Phillips is the guy behind the Eagle Field Drags in Central California, where old school rods and race cars run down the Eagle Field runway flag start style with tire smoke for the first 1/8th...

Chadmouth: 100MPH Couch? I’m not impressed. We could do better.

When we first heard about a speed record for a couch that was hit by a group of guys in Australia, we were intrigued. Once we saw the couch in question, we were not impressed. In fact so much so that...

Drag Video: The Lingenfelter Flat Plane Turbo Camaro Goes 8.71-162mph!

We’ve showed you the Lingenfelter flat plane crank engine on the dyno naturally aspirated, making about 700hp. We then showed it to you on the dyno with a turbo making over 1,000hp. As the guys...

Diesel Power Video: A 15-second Quarter Mile Kenworth Dump Truck

Talk about a sleeper! This video shows a nice looking Kenworth T800 dump truck hauling ass down the quarter mile at New England Dragway in Epping, NH during their yearly Truck Nationals event....

Wednesday Wheelie Video: A Pump Gas Camaro on the Bumper!

We’re fascinated with huge wheelstands and we’re guessing you are too. Hell, there are whole events designated just to the glorification of cars defying gravity for as long as possible....

Monday Time Killer: Still Too Fast To Race – An Hour Long Documentary on Group B Rally Car History

We’ve written a bunch over about Group B rally cars over the years here at BangShift. We’re by no means rally experts, but these machines need to be in the lexicon of every serious...

The Parting Shift: Fire Shooting Big Rig Addition

Admittedly, I’m way behind schedule with this week’s Parting Shift. I was so deep in the soup that I enlisted the help of my pal and killer artist Stu Wotypka. Stu struck gold with this...

Cool Video: A Bitchin’ Highlight Reel From the 2011 Holley LS Fest

The Holley LS Fest is like the automotive Olympics for anything sporting a General Motors LS engine. There’s drag racing, autocross, drifting, slalom, cruising, and on and on. Chad was there as...

Cool Video: The Rocketeer Nostalgia Alky Funny Car Match Races a Stunt Plane at the Redlands Air Show!

Well this is a new one on us! The video you’ll see after the jump is from the 2010 Redlands Air Show and it featured the truly cool Rocketeer nostalgia alky funny car racing a high performance...

Drag Video: The Baddest Dodge D-100 Truck in History

If you follow the NHRA’s Get Screened America Pro Mod series, there’s not doubt you are familiar with the name Peter Farber. He runs the immaculate Dodge Charger Daytona Pro Mod that...