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

Big Winner! Steve Matusek Breaks Through For First Career National Event Victory In Pro Mod

Everyone loves to see their friends succeed and that’s why we were smiling doubly wide two weekends ago at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas watching our pal Steve Matusek capture a win in...

2017 Dusty Rose Comeback Tour: Southwest Heritage Racing Association

(Words by Bad Brad Klaassen, photos by Kenny South, Dusty Rose and Bad Brad Klaassen) – Let’s go back to September 17, 2016, at Tulsa Raceway Park’s, Nostalgia Nitro Nationals and a...

2017 NHRA Spring Nationals Through The Lens Of Charles Wickam – (Part 1)

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It was one heck of a weekend in Houston just a few days ago and thankfully our man Charles Wickam was on the scene to capture the images we know you wanted to see...

Unearthed! This Hurst Promotional Film Featuring The 1965 NHRA Season Is Amazing And Long Hidden

There are few things that spin our crank harder than cruising than digging a deep hole in the internet and at the bottom discovering gold. This time our find was an awesome Hurst Promotional film...

Redemption No Prep In Houston: Action And Pit Images Featuring The Small Tire Heroes At The 2017 NHRA Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When the NHRA announced that they would be having a select group of  Shannon Morgan’s Redemption No-Prep cars at the 2017 Spring Nationals at Royal Purple...

Coffeyville Street Drags Postponed Until May 13th, Due To Weather

Because of severe weather in the area, and the expectation that it will continue through Saturday’s schedule Coffeyville Street Drags, the event has been postponed until May 13th. Stay tuned...

Happy 426 Mopar Fans! We’re Talking Max Wedge and Hemi Engines Today Gen II and Gen III

We have entered a three day stretch of legends here and the first two we arrive at are the vaunted 426ci Max Wedge and the 426ci Chrysler Hemi. So yeah we’re talking Max Wedge and Hemi engines...

The Baytown Rumble: Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports Crews Brawl In Texas

Well, it got weird in Houston. A long simmering feud between Alex Laughlin’s racing operation and Gray Motorsports boiled over and resulted in the Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports crews...

Big Hit: Watch Bob Rahaim’s Rough J&A Service NHRA Pro Mod Ride At Houston

If you are an NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod fan you know that there was some true insanity during the 2016 NHRA event in Houston, Texas. Three major league wrecks headlined that race and competitors...

The Pilgrimage: Racers Announced For NHRA New England Nationals X275 Shootout

Well, a little while back we told you that the NHRA had gotten together with the NE X275 group to set up a Friday NHRA New England Nationals X275 shootout and we now have some more details on that....

This Simple Video Is A Great Little Learning Lesson About How Interesting Nitromethane Is As A Fuel

This is a cool video because using a very simple demonstration it vividly illustrates how interesting nitromethane is as a fuel. Obviously it is the foundation for some of the most incredible drag...

Happy 4/21 – Let’s Celebrate The Mighty Pontiac 421 That Melted Tires From 1961-1966

While most people associate Pontiac performance in the early part of the 1960s with the 389 there was another engine that truly proved to be the brand’s beast. The mighty Pontiac 421 was a star...

STOLEN: Help Us Find Brian Cireddu’s Entire Setup!

If there is nothing else, we hate a thief and we hate it more to see a racer who has become a victim of one. But unfortunately these things still happen, and now we need you to be on the lookout....

Let’s Drive The RPM Act Home – Click Here And Take 30-Seconds To Save our Race Cars

Last year, the RPM Act was introduced to congress and that was a huge step forward, validating the hard work that SEMA had done to that point. As we all know, the old congress was shuffled out after...