BangShift.com CAPPS, B. FORCE, COUGHLIN AND SAMPEY ALL QUALIFY NO. 1 AT AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2022) – Defending Funny Car world champion Ron Capps stayed in the title conversation with a clutch run on Saturday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, tying the fastest run in his career to qualify No. 1 at the 57th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. … Read more

BangShift.com OPTIMA’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational: More Action Photos Right Here!

(Words by Jim McIlvaine, (Photos by Ian Brockman) The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational has now been held 15 times and the sky has fallen at least three times in that span. The first instance was Danny Popp’s win behind the wheel of Todd Rumpke’s Corvette in 2011. That signaled the first time a modern … Read more

BangShift.com OPTIMA’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational: A Nissan Wins the Title for the First Time! Action Photos Right Here!

(Words by Jim McIlvaine, (Photos by Ian Brockman) The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational has now been held 15 times and the sky has fallen at least three times in that span. The first instance was Danny Popp’s win behind the wheel of Todd Rumpke’s Corvette in 2011. That signaled the first time a modern … Read more

BangShift.com World Series of Pro Mod Returns to Bradenton with Invite-Only, $100,000-to-Win Shootout

Photo by Chris Sears FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World Series of Pro Mod Returns to Bradenton with Invite-Only, $100,000-to-Win Shootout BRADENTON, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2022) – Drag Illustrated announced today the return of its popular World Series of Pro Mod (WSOPM), an invitation-only, $100,000-to-win event celebrating the Pro Modified division. New for 2023, the race will … Read more

BangShift.com HIGHT, B. FORCE, ENDERS AND M. SMITH ALL QUALIFY NO. 1 AT NHRA NEVADA NATIONALS

(Words and Video by NHRA) LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29, 2022) – Funny Car points leader Robert Hight held on to the top spot at the 22nd annual NHRA Nevada Nationals on Saturday, claiming the No. 1 qualifier to ensure a nitro sweep from John Force Racing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Brittany … Read more

BangShift.com B. FORCE, HIGHT, STANFIELD AND M. SMITH RACE TO PROVISIONAL NO. 1 POSITIONS AT NHRA NEVADA NATIONALS

(Words and Video by NHRA) LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2022) – Brittany Force made the fastest run in each qualifying session on Friday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, powering to the provisional No. 1 position in Top Fuel at the 22nd annual NHRA Nevada Nationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Aaron Stanfield (Pro … Read more

BangShift.com KRIS THORNE WINS CHAMPIONSHIP IN FUELTECH NHRA PRO MOD SERIES, PLUS NITRO AND PRO STOCK VIDEO!

Here are all the results from the NHRA Pro Mod event in Ennis this past weekend. ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 16, 2022) – After clinching the world championship in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon on Saturday, Kris Thorne closed out his impressive season with a victory on Sunday as part … Read more

BangShift.com Friday Results, With Video, From The NHRA Texas Fall Nationals At The Texas Motorplex

Here are the Friday results, as provided by the NHRA for the Texas Fall Nationals in Ennis. HAGAN, PROCK, ENDERS AND SAMPEY TAKE PROVISIONAL NO. 1 SPOTS AT TEXAS NHRA FALL NATIONALS ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 14, 2022) – Matt Hagan powered to the Funny Car track record on Friday at Texas Motorplex, taking the provisional … Read more

BangShift.com OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car at VIR

With two events in two weeks, the series comes down to the wireBy Jim McIlvaineOPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts seems like it started last year, but it hasn’t been even seven months yet. The series joined forces with SVRA’s Speedtour, resulting in a nearly three-month hiatus between … Read more