Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320, MOPAR

Demon Watch: Instant Inlet Temperature Drops Are Available From The Air Conditioner!

The official reveal of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is only a couple weeks away, but the teaser campaign that is doling out bits and pieces of information is still up and going. The latest update...

Watch Justin Cyrnek Make The First 4.50s Pass In MX235 History – A Thing Of Beauty

(Video credit: FreeLifeFilms YouTube Channel) – One of the most entertaining classes to watch at the 2017 Outlaw Street Car Reunion was MX235. The relatively new and hotly growing category of...

NHRA Gatornationals Action Photos: Alcohol Funny Cars and Dragsters Getting After It!

(Photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – If there are two classes in NHRA competition more fascinating than alcohol funny car and top alcohol dragster we’re not really sure what they...

2017 NHRA Gatornationals Coverage: Nitro Photos From The Top Fuel And Funny Car Ranks

(Photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – The nitro ranks had some interesting action during the 2017 NHRA Gatornationals and a rookie nearly stood the class on its head with an auspicious...

Bad News: Sacramento Raceway Property For Sale – Track Doomed In 2020?

Well this is crummy stuff to be telling you on a Tuesday. It seems that Sacramento Raceway, a track that has been in operation for more than 50 years is in some big trouble. According to a story...

NHRA Gatornationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Record Setting Weekend In Florida

(Photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – It’s ON! That’s right, the 2017 J&A Service Pro Mod series is officially underway and it all got started in fine style at the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

TX2K17: Photos From The Pits Of A Packed Royal Purple Raceway in Texas

(Photos by Jacob Marshall) – The latest running of the famed TX2K series, the aptly named TX2K17 was held last weekend in Baytown, Texas at Royal Purple Raceway and the place was filled with...

Watch The Really Close Call That Stevie Fast and Sidnei Frigo Had At The Gatornationals

There were a few close calls during the J&A Service Pro Mod class last weekend during the 2017 Amalie Oil Gatornationals but thankfully no overt wreckage was recorded. The craziest of them all...

Watch NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Andie Rawlings Hang Onto Her Bike After Making Wall Contact

NHRA Pro Stock motorcycle racer Andie Rawlings was happy to be getting a top end interview for the TV show on Friday at the event but the circumstances were not what they were looking for. Rawlings,...

Drag Video: Autofest 2000 Highlights – The Greatest Financial Calamity In Drag Racing History Caught On Tape

It was supposed to be the event to end all events. The drag race to end all drag races. The race promoter and the track officials at Palm Beach International Raceway (Then Moroso Raceway) girded...