Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Watch Lyle Barnett Drive Jason Digby’s Tooth Jerker Dart To Another New Leaf Spring Record! 4.19

One of the most impressive cars we have ever laid eyes on has done it again. The famed Tooth Jerker Dart has reset its own leaf spring drag racing record with a 4.19/184mph pass during the 2017...

Is This Two Lane Blacktop Themed 1964 Pontiac GTO As Cool As We Think It Is?

Ok, now THIS is interesting! The guy who put this car together did it with an idea in mind and he executed it to a T. Basically the mythical back story that he created is that in 1972 the famed Two...

That Howl: This Holden FJ Ute’s Inline Six Is Good For High Eights!

The Holden FJ line isn’t the first Holden product. That title goes to the Holden FX series, but the FJ was more of a mid-cycle refresh than a completely new design. The FJ was available in...

Watch The Bruder Brothers Make The Quickest X275 Run In History With Their Blown, EFI-equipped Small Block Ford

It was a crazy night of qualifying at the Outlaw Street Car Reunion on Friday. There were huge runs made in many categories but one of the most significant came from the Bruder Brothers in their X275...

1961 Ford With A Four Speed On The Column?! Most Controversial Linkage Ever

There’s nothing like a good internet fight between automotive experts, right? The reason is that there are guys who know a lot and are proud that that know a lot. So proud that they cannot help...

This 1973 Film Called The Wonder Of Drag Racing Is A Spectacular Look At The Sport – Lots of Footage Featuring The Ill-Fated Wonder Wagon!

It has been a while since we dropped some quality, old-school drag racing film action on you so here goes. This is a 1973 film called, “The Wonder of Drag Racing” and it was made by (you...

The Parting Shift: Four Speed, Small Block, 1965 Corvette Run 10s In The Altitude At Bandimere, Wheels Up

There’s clean and then there is CLEAN. This Corvette, campaigned by the Hernandez family is the latter. A beautiful car by any measure, it really is fun to watch yank the front end and rip of...

How To Do Everything (even securing your helmet) Wrong At The Drags

This video was shot in South America (Brazil we think) but the location is irrelevant, the thing that is valuable in this video is the ability to see someone do literally everything wrong on a pass...

2018 Challenger Demon Video: The Demon’s Got A TransBrake And We See It Here For The First Time

Well, it’s Thursday or as we here at BangShift have renamed it, “Demon Day”. Every week for the past 11-weeks Dodge has released a teaser video for the upcoming 2018 Challenger...

This Guy Knows How To Make An Entrance! Water Plus Burnout Equals Unplanned Stunt Driving

Any time a drag race encounters water past the water box it usually doesn’t end well and as you have already figured out by the lead photo things are not going to plan for Australian drag...

This Farmpunk Slingshot Dragster May Be The Slowest, Coolest, and Purest Hot Rod We Have Seen In A While

Why do people build things? Why do some guys look at a pile of otherwise useless stuff and create things from it? The answer (we think) is pretty simple. Personal satisfaction. Guys build cars to...

Awesome Interview: Carl Tasca Talks About The History of The Tasca Ford Name At The Drags

There are certain names in any realm of competition that have a legacy, an aura, and a history. When we talk of Ford drag racing, that name is Tasca. The family that continues to operate one of the...

TX2K17 Coverage: The Night Time Is The Right Time In Houston!

(Words and photos by Jacob Marshall) – It’s 2 am. I pop the tab on my third energy drink of the day, screw my next lens into my Nikon, and head for another night meet. As my feet shuffle...

Barnstormin’: Upper and Downers – Drag Racing Performance Marks Are Falling Weekly, Is That Good?

While at the various races I have worked over the last few weeks, I have been thinking a lot about how people relate to performance barriers. Of course last weekend in Gainesville was the 25th...