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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video: BangShiftChad Drives Ridetech’s 1969 Mustang at the 2011 Goodguys Editor’s Challenge Autocross

I’m normally known for being the fatest mouth at an autocross event, and as the announcer for the Goodguys Autocross Series, I get to see everyone else being the fastest shoe. As a driver, this...

The Parting Shift: Carl Tasca Banging Gears in the World’s Quickest Cobra Jet

BangShift is fortunate to have a great relationship with the Tasca family of Rhode Island. From NHRA Funny Car racer Bob Tasca III to Cobra Jet gear jammer extrodinare Carl Tasca, we’ve spent...

Bitchin’ Barn Find Video: A 1964 Chevelle Stock Car Takes to the Dirt in Anger

Of course when one thinks of Smokey Yunick, his infamous 1966 Chevelle comes into play at some point in the day dream. That got us to thinking about Chevelle stock cars and ultimately,  it led...

Lunatic Fringe Video: Helmet Cam Footage of The World’s Craziest Bike Race

We believe that this is the first (and most likely the last) time that bicycle racing will ever be featured on BangShift but holy smokes, this is crazy. The video shows the entire downhill run of a...

Fantastic Drag Film: A Kick Ass Ride Along With Pro Mod Racer Danny Rowe

This is one of the coolest drag racing short films we’ve seen in recent memory. It follows Danny Rowe and his team during the Las Vegas NHRA event while they prepare for and make one lap. This...

Nitrous Express Duramax Diesel Mustang leaves the building.

The Nitrous Express Mustang is going going gone. Our pal Mike Wood, owner of Nitrous Express, has been a fellow Drag Week glutton for several years now, and we have enjoyed hanging out with him and...

In-Car March Meet Funny Car Footage – Ron Capps Hauls the Mail!

Ron Capps sure had an interesting March Meet. He drove Del Worsham’s recreation of the famous Blue Max Mustang and was surrounded by an awesome all star crew. Dean Antonelli, Chuck Worsham, and...

Video Bonanza: Our March Meet Highlight Reel Videos!

As you’re reading this, Chad is making his way to historic Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California to prepare for our third annual live broadcast of the event. He’ll be getting...

Killer Famoso Video: The Infamous Winged Express Lane Swap Burnout Video

While this piece of video was not recorded at the March Meet, it was taken at Famoso Raceway, home of this weekend’s main event and it features none other than the legendary Winged Express...

Frozen Speed Video: ORSA Weekend Ice Land Speed Racing From Sweden

As we mentioned, we’ll have a big gallery of photos from the ORSA Weekend event held in Sweden last weekend. This is land speed racing on a massive frozen lake in Sweden. Everything from rocket...

The 2010 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Television Show Airs Tonight!

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge is truly the premier competition amongst the best Pro Touring cars in the country, and the world. Taking place each year, the weekend after the SEMA show...

The Parting Shift: Pulling Gears With the Front End in the Sky!

We’ve been Parting Shift delinquent for the last two weeks, so we wanted to get back into the groove with a good one. This helmet cam video shows Doug Lambeck, racing his A/Stock Automatic...

Video: Talking With Fast Jack Beckman About Floppers, Sponsors, and the 2011 NHRA Season

“Fast” Jack Beckman is one of the most talented and colorful drivers on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing circuit. We managed to catch up with him during some quiet time at the 2011 PRO...

Video: Cruz Pedregon talks with us about the NHRA Full Throttle Series and More.

John Force has won 15 of the last 21 NHRA Funny Car Championships. That is an amazing stat no matter how you slice it. What might be more impressive is the fact that 4 of the 6 Force didn’t win...