Category Archive: BangShift XL, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Hell Bent: Tim Cameron’s Rock Racer Spent 2018 Going For Glory

A name is everything on a race vehicle. You are branding that machine, and whatever you name it, the combination of the driver at the wheel and the machine’s capability have to align right....

Weekend Warriors: This 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Mad Mike Whiddett And His 4-Rotor Mazda Wants To Rip Your Face Off – Listen To The Racket This Thing Makes

We have featured Mad Mike Whiddett’s antics here on BangShift before. The Aussie drifter has had a string of pretty angry rotary powered Mazdas and the car he brought to Goodwood in 2018 was no...

Tuesday Moment Of Zen: Watch Charlie Baker Slide His Racing Big Rig Around Fayetteville, NC Circa 1986

Few men were faster, few men were more fearsome, and few men were harder driving during the golden age of the Great American Truck Racing series than Charlie Baker. Whether on asphalt or dirt, the...

Build Biology: The Hoonigans and Leah Pritchett Give You The Inside Look On Her Championship Challenger Drag Pak

Leah Pritchett captured the 2018 Sam Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown championship in fine style earlier this year. She won the last race of the season and beat a driving rainstorm along with the...

GYMKHANA TEN: Ken Block’s Five-Location, Five-Machine Masterpiece

The cars: A World Rally Car Ford Fiesta, a Ford Focus RS RX, a 1991 Ford Escort RS Cosworth that replaced the car that burned after an accident at the New England Forest Rally back in July, the...

Lame Off: 1972 Nova vs 1977 Olds Omega. Which Nasty Example Is The Lamest?

The guys at Holley are awesome! When they decide to do something fun, they don’t mess around. So what the hell is a Lame Off? Take one 4 door 1972 Nova and one two door but still horrible 1977...

Classic YouTube: Fast Fred Cavasini’s 1934 Ford Tearing The Hides Off!

There are some cars that ooze evil. They rock when the throttle is tapped. They lunge when the gear is selected. They have a threatening exhaust note that grabs your attention like a strangler...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride A Lap At Monza In A 600hp Dog Bog Equipped WRX STI – Wowsers!

There are few things in the world more pleasing to hear than a dog box style transmission being shifted. It is curt, it is hardcore, it is tough, and man it is mechanical! Not cheap, not lacking for...

Morning Symphony: Coffeyville Street Drags Action – Legal Meet-Ups On The Street!

It used to be that the only way you saw two cars race on a street was to be in the loop of information. You had to know what intersection was going to be the starting line, you had to know when the...

Great Video: This Profile Of Mark Micke, Jason Carter, And The World’s Most Bad To The Bone 1978 Malibu Rules!

Paul Bunyan had Babe, his trusty blue ox. Jason Carter and Mark Micke have their blue 1978 Chevy Malibu, which stands as the baddest Radial vs The World car in the history of the class and one of the...

Harvest Fling: The Formula Offroad USA Event From Tennessee

Who knew that a bunch of good ol’ boys from the Midwest and some of the most unhinged drivers from Iceland could have something in common? Apparently, drive to go off-roading up hills in a...

This Is Awesome: A Complete, Soup To Nuts Pro Mod Run Tutorial Hosted By Stevie Fast Jackson – So Great

There are videos out there that talk about how to drive a drag race car but there has never been a more in-depth video made about making a run in a supercharged pro mod than this one. Literally every...

Ouch Video: Watch This Hot Rodded, Bad Fast Viper Suffer A Flaming Engine Failure And Hard Wall Contact In Texas

I guess today is wild drag strip video day. What you are about to see below is painful to watch. Normally we say that when we see a Viper pull around the corner at the drag strip because the cars are...