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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Awesome Video: A Helmet-Cam View of a Wheelstander Run

We’ve always wanted to drive a wheelstander and this video really sealed the deal for us. Shot from a helmet-cam, it shows just how wild and wacky these machines are. The video comes from...

Road Course Video: Take a Lap on the Roof of the DSE Camaro

Kyle and Stacy Tucker at Detroit Speed are noted speed freaks. Between their skills on the autocross courses, road courses, and Kyle’s experience at the Baja 1000, driving skills are not...

Awesome Video: A Gathering of Vintage Dirt Track Iron Tearing up the Track

Much of America’s racing heritage was built on dirt tracks by men driving dangerous machines on small rings all over the country. There wasn’t a fairgrounds in America without a horse...

Awesome Historic Drag Video: Dragsters, Altereds, and A/FX Action from Lions Drag Strip

Oh, is this a winner! An awesome three minute home movie film from Lions Drag Strip back in the 1960s, it captures several fuel dragsters smoking the hides, and ultra rare footage of Hubert...

Best of BangShift 2010: Insane Icelandic Hillclimb Action

Icelandic hillclimb racers must hate gravity. There’s just no other way to explain why they attempt to race their tube chassis Jeeps and trucks up near vertical cliff faces, often with...

Video: Bitchin ’57 Chevy Burnout and Powershifting Action

When we were told about this video by BangShifter RevRods, we couldn’t wait to hit the play button. We’re confident you’ll feel the same way. After all, who can argue with the...

EcoBoost Video: The New Twin-Turbo F-150 Hauls Ass!

We’ve been wondering what kinds of performance buyers could expect from the new EcoBoost V6 powered F-150. All the stats seemed pretty impressive. With 365hp and 420 lb/ft of torque, the math...

Cool Video: Old School Monster Trucks Crushing, Bogging…and Floating!

The modern day monster truck is a true marvel of engineering. They leap and fly like no other vehicles of their size and weight on Earth. Their engines and chassis technology allow them to launch...

The Parting Shift: Beating on a 625hp, Four Speed, Big Block, 1968 Chevelle

This is one nasty car! The owner claims that it makes 625hp and by the sounds of the thing and the way it likes to run, we’re on board with that. The stir stick is attached to a Muncie M22 and...

Video: Wheelstanding Stock Eliminator 1969 Camaro

Let’s face it, we like a lot of racing. But since we grew up around NHRA Stock Eliminator drag racing, and one of the family racers was a 1969 Camaro, we have a certain soft spot for first-gen...

Video: Wescott Runs 8.221 @ 162.72 at the National Open in Valdosta in his Super Stock Hemi

Wayne Jesel of Jesel Valvetrain Innovation just sent us video of Charlie Westcott Jr. running 8.221 at 162.72 miles an hour during the Division 2 National Open this past week in his Warfish...

The Parting Shift: Coolest Gasser Video Freaking Ever Edition

After watching this video 10-20 times and still loving every second of it, we’re not sure if we’ll ever be able to find anything as good for our weekly Parting Shift blog item. In this...

Video of the Week: The Crappiest Drag Strip on Earth

We have to thank, or blame, our chassis builder pal Jon Sandahl for shooting us a link to the video below. It was apparently shot at a place calling itself a drag strip somewhere in the Caribbean....

Bill Caswell Baja Video Bonanza:Beating on the Baja Bimmer

It wasn’t all suck time for our man Bill Caswell in Baja. As we told you yesterday, Caswell made the start of the race by the skin of his teeth and managed to haul ass in the desert for a...