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Category Archive: BangShift News, Event Coverage, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Dakar 2022 Daily Highlights: Stage 10 Had Competitors Attacking The Desert, And The Rocks, Sand, And Hills Were Fighting Back!

Dakar 2022 is getting close to the finish, with just a few stages left. Stage 10 was one of the tougher stages, not because the terrain was any more difficult than the rest of the rally, but rather...

Competition Plus Historic Video: THE FIRST 15 YEARS OF NHRA PRO STOCK: A QUICK LOOK

As much as I love all door car drag racing, there is still one that just turns my crank like none other, and that is NHRA Pro Stock. And as opinionated as I am on modern Pro Stock, and what...

Dakar 2022 Video Highlights: Stage 9 Extended Highlights Are Right Here And You Don’t Want To Miss This!

Dakar 2022 is in full swing now, and everyone is on the downhill side of this treacherous journey. Of course that downhill side is still full of sand, and ruts, and jumps, and waypoints that confuse....

Awesome Video: Watch Sir Jackie Stewart Test Drive The 1978 Crop Of F1 Cars This Is So Cool

Now THIS is something that will literally never happen again. Imagine the premier F1 teams in the world each handing the keys to their new machines to a former three time world champ to drive and...

Heavy Metal Video: This Compilation Of 1990s Figure Eight Racing Wrecks From Sportsdrome Speedway Is Insane

I have done some reasonably terrifying things in cars. I have ridden with Ken Block in a rally car hurtling though the woods at crazy speeds, I have been caught in weather so bad that I thought it...

DAKAR 2022 Daily Video Highlights: Stage 8 Baby! The Saudi Arabian Desert Is Putting Up Quite The Fight.

Dakar 2022 is in full swing now, and everyone is on the downhill side of this treacherous journey. Of course that downhill side is still full of sand, and ruts, and jumps, and waypoints that confuse....

Best Of 2021: World Rally Championship Season Highlights. The Best Jumps, Turns, Crashes, And More!

The World Rally Championship was something special in 2021 and thanks to the guys at Red Bull we’ve got some cool highlights. The high flying, sideways, and crazy action you expect to see at a...

Can Finnegan And Newbern Save The Death Metal Charger, Again? Is The 2JZ Here To Stay?

The Death Metal Charger is like a cat, it has 9 lives. But will it every actually get to being something cool and fun that doesn’t require cutting and hacking every single time it gets ready to...

DAKAR 2022 Video Highlights: Stage 7 Saw Teams Pushing To The Limits And Beyond!

After one day of rest, it’s time for the second half of Dakar 2022 and here are the video highlights. Some epic driving happened this week and a couple guys missed it by just a touch. Ouch....

Funny Car Chaos The Movie: This Incredible Film Takes Us Inside The Massive Funny Car Event In Dallas

If there was an indication that the sport of drag racing was set to come roaring back after a dreadful for the world 2020, it happened early in the year at the Texas Motorplex. The event was Funny...

Awesome Video: This Promotional Film For The 1978 Schkee Can-Am Car Is Spectacular!

The most beautiful race car you’ve never heard of. This is the Schkee (pronounced Sha-kee) DB-1 and it was the brainchild of Doug Schultz and race car builder Bob McKee. The car name is a mashup of...

Dakar 2022: Stage 5 And 6 Highlights From The Most Demanding Rally On Earth!

Stage 5 and 6 aren’t giving any of the competitors at Dakar a break, and you’ll see what we’re talking about in the latest two highlight videos! Dakar 2022 is on and man is it...

Legendary Race: Watch The TNT Monster Truck Challenge From Louisville 1990!

Stock car racers, drag racers, hell, any racer typically can call out some big moments and events in the sport that they love. Traditional monster truck racing fans can do the same thing. It’ a...

Cool Video: The Interesting History Of Tony Stewart’s Last Winning NASCAR Stock Car

Race cars are ultimately tools or implements designed to get a specific job done in a specific way. They are not things that have feelings, a brain, or the ability to communicate. Well, sometimes we...