Category Archive: 1320 Drag News

Rocket Revival: 2014 Looks Like The Year Hydrogen Peroxide Rockets Will Return To US Strips In Force

Maybe we can mark November of 2013 as the rough date that the revival of hydrogen peroxide rocket vehicles on drag strips began. It was in November that the noted French rocket motorcycle rider Eric...

We Test Out The Brand New NHRA App! Live Timing From Anywhere In The World…And It’s Free!

(By Darr Hawthorne) – This weekend at the National Hot Rod Association Circle K Winternationals, NHRA officials released their latest version of a Fan App to run on iPhones and Android phones...

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Schedule Announced

Hot Rod Magazine has announced the tracks for Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014.  Now for the important stuff, the tracks! There has been rampant speculation on where the race would be held in 2014...

UPDATE: Capps Suffers Massive Explosion At NHRA Winternationals Qualifying VIDEO!

Minutes ago, Ron Capps completed a 4.01-second nitro funny car lap to grab the number two qualifying position at the 2014 NHRA Winternationals but for obvious reasons he was not all smiles in the...

We Salute Malcolm Durham, Drag Racing’s First Black Superstar And #48 On NHRA’s Top 50 Driver’s List

February is Black History Month, which got us thinking about men and women of color who have had an impact in racing. The first name that came to our minds is a legend in the sport of drag racing,...

Want A Job In Drag Racing? NHRA’S Division 5 Is Hiring A Division Services Coordinator!

Love drag racing? Work you ass off at a local track and yearn for a shot to do it full time instead of just on the weekends? The NHRA’s Division V may have the opportunity that you are looking...

Huge News: Dragway 42 Hires Aaron Polburn In Consulting Role As Consultant Of Stuff – Cue Madness!

Well, holy smokes! Dawn Mazi-Hovsepian was the first to alert us to the fact that Ohio’s Dragway 42 has hired Aaron Polburn in a consulting role to work with the track in doing stuff like...

Two Time AHRA Pro Stock Champion Ken Dondero Has Died – Noted Driver For Grumpy Jenkins

UPDATE: Our friend Dave Wallace Jr. knew Ken Dondero, and sent out an email to all of his friends that included Ken’s obituary and words written by Dave himself. After reading the words written...

Top Secret Drag Tech: Toyota Racing Racing Has An Interesting New Device For Measuring Track Grip!

The photo below was taken yesterday on the starting line of Palm Beach International Raceway and it shows an interesting device that was being used, maybe for the first time in public, by the fellow...

Photos: Coverage From Tulsa Raceway Park’s Mickey Thompson Shootout Series

(Photos Brad Klaasen) This past weekend’s Mickey Thompson Shootout Series at Tulsa Raceway Park was huge, and yet it was only a third of the racing going on! Yep, it was a triple header weekend...

Boise-Bakersfield Blitz Funny Car Series Round 2: Dan Horan Jr. Still Owns The Points Lead

“Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne” BOISE-BAKERSFIELD BLITZ: SECOND RACE IN SERIES, HORAN JR. REMAINS TOP POINTS EARNER POMONA, Calif. – Prolong(r) Super Lubricants continues to...

Event Gallery: Gasser Greatness From Knoxville Dragway’s Gasser Shootout

Gassers rule. Solid axles, nose high stance, wild names, and crazy drivers. That’s what gassers are all about, and thanks to RevFoto we’ve got some cool shots from the recent Knoxville...

Drag Gallery: Maple Grove Mega Mopar Action Weekend — All Strip Action All The Time!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – This is our final dispatch of bitchin’ Joe Grippo photos from the 2013 Mega  Mopar Action weekend at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pennsylvania. No car show or...

Gallery: Mega Mopar Action Weekend 2013 Maple Grove – Car Show And Strip Action!

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) – The Mega Mopar Action Series returned to Maple Grove Raceway for its third annual visit to the venerable Pennsylvania race facility. And it was a good one....