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Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Sunday Photos From The Starting Line And The Pits

(Photos by the author) – It is an interesting year here at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018. For starters all of the woe-stricken people who claimed that we’d never have good salt to race...

Danny Does It: Danny Thompson Sets New Speed Mark At 448.757 MPH Cementing Family Legacy Of Speed

(Photo credit: Danny Thompson social media) – It was an incredible day of competition on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Sunday as speed marks fell left and right and one of the most significant...

Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Scenes From The Salt On A Friday Full Of Anticipation

(Photos by the author) – It’s here! SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018 has begun. We were on the salt yesterday to check out the pits and see what we could see as racers were setting up,...

This 9-Second Bench Seat Equipped 1966 Impala Is Just One Of The Cool Things From Street Car Takeover Spokane

When I saw this amazingly clean and sexy 1966 Impala, that runs 9s, has a bench seat, and weighs close to 4300 lbs, it made my heart skip a beat. After all, our own 1966 Chevy is one bigun as well...

Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Alphabet Soup – What Do All Those Class Designation Letters Mean, Anyway?!

(Editor’s note: Starting this coming weekend, BangShift’s coverage of SpeedWeek 2018 will commence! As we are always gathering new readers we run this story about how to decipher...

Buy A Complete Working Racetrack For Just $320,000! Owosso Speedway Could Be Yours

Check this out! Owosso Speedway, a 3/8 Mile paved oval, is located on 40 acres in Michigan and is for sale for just $320,000. To us that seems like a really good deal for that many acres and a fully...

Project Binky Is Back! Episode 18 Of The All Wheel Drive Classic Mini Build Is Here

I don’t know what it is about Project Binky, and the weirdo, awesome, freaks at Bad Obsession Motorsports, that gets me going, but they just do. All of them. The way this project has been...

Here Is The COMPLETE First Timer’s Guide To Bonneville Speed Week!

We’re talking EVERY detail! Thanks to the folks at TheBonnevilleSaltFlats.com, you can find everything you need to know before coming to Bonneville Speed Week for the first time. It is all on...

Kansas City Street Outlaws Cash Days: Heavy Hitter Cars Attack The Streets Of KC

Cash Days baby! My favorite street racing anymore has got to be card draw cash days events. Chip draw is okay too, but either way it has to be old school street racing if you are going to do it...

LIVE: Street Car Super Nationals – St. Louis Anarchy Under The Arch Continues Saturday Morning

Street Car Super Nationals – St. Louis will be LIVE again starting Saturday around 9 am Central Time! We’ll have all the action from the Mid West Pro Mods to Radial vs The World, plus...

Great BangShift Approved Gearhead Ads Circa 1966 – Cars, Gas, and More

It has been a while since we’ve delved into the archive here at the Lohnes Institute for automotive, racing, and cool gearhead stuff history so today, let’s dip our toe back in. Chad...

This 1956 Film Promoting The Mobil Safety/Economy Run Is Absolutely Awesome

For many years, Mobil promoted events like the Safety/Economy Run as a way to build loyalty among a young demographic of drivers and to help promote safe and efficient driving practices. The events...

This JCG Built C3 Corvette Takes Show And Go To A New Level

(Words and Photos by Olivia Scaffidi) Garrett Randall’s 1970 Chevrolet Corvette is a perfect example of a car that equally combines both form and function.  Not only does the flawless execution...