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Category Archive: RACING & ACTION, Videos

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...

Wake Up Video: A Bad Ass Recreation of the Jerry Titus 1971 Pontiac Trans Am Road Racer

Is your Monday already headed down the tubes at work? Don’t fight it, just accept your fate that the day will suck and zone out, we’re here to help. A BangShift reader posted this video...

Captain Insano Video: Ride on the Nose of Bill Warner’s 311mph Motorcycle at Loring, Maine!

You’ve undoubtedly read lots of stuff about Bill Warner’s wild 311mph run at the Loring Timing Association’s event last weekend. Now you can ride along with him! In this video...

LSR Video: Pam Beineke Runs 205mph at Loring in the 1971 Wing Car She and Her Husband Gary Built

Gary and Pam Beineke built their “never was” 1971 wing car tribute to the K&K Insurance machine of Bobby Issac for one reason…to haul ass. Crafted in their home shop, the car...

Great Video: Drag Racing (Legally) In the Streets of Sioux City, Iowa

We got tipped by multiple people to this killer video showing an event called Rock-N-Rods, held in Sioux City, Iowa. While lots of cities host car shows, few actually create a safe eighth-mile drag...

She’s Got Skills: In and Out of Car Video of Spectre’s Brandy Morrow Kicking Ass on the Autocross

The other day we told you that Brandy Morrow of Spectre Performance came, saw, and conquered the autocross at the Goodguys Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Her sub-33 second run in...

The Parting Shift: Lapping Bathurst in an Aussie V8 Supercar

In honor of the announcement of the Aussie V8 Supercar race coming to Austin, Texas in 2013, we went hunting for, and found some kickass video of the cars being run in anger on the most famous track...

Video and Results From the Spectre 341 Challenge

It has been a hill climb frenzy across the USA as of late. The Spectre Performance 341 Challenge was a smash success and that event was followed up by climbs at both Pikes Peak and Mount Washington....

Freaking Insane On-Board Video: Monster Tajima’s Record Lap Up Pikes Peak

If anyone sitting at home thinks that they have the chops to break the new record at Pikes Peak, this video will probably cure you of those aspirations. We were tipped off to it by Bangshift photo...

Bitchin’ Video: Dry Hops and Nitro Cackle From OCIR in the Early 1980s

We got tipped off to this video by a BangShift reader and it rules all. Featuring the nitro floppers of Billy Meyer and Jim Dunn circa 1982 at the dead Orange County International Raceway, it shows...

Video: Bill Caswell Nearly Spins His Car Off Pikes Peak During 2011 Practice

Bill Caswell is preparing for another assault on Pikes Peak this year and we’ve been checking in on him this week as he has been making his practice runs up the course. Caswell ran Pikes Peak...