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

Watch Jeff Lutz’s New ’57 “Evil Twin” Chevy Make 2,140hp At The Tires On The Dyno! Nasty Stuff –

Let there be no question, Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week has officially entered into the “nuclear arms race” stage at this point in the game. In this video you will see the “Evil...

2014 COPO Camaros Spotted Testing At zMax Dragway

(Photo credit: TheBlock.com) – Here’s the first look the world has had of the 2014 COPO Camaro attacking a drag strip in anger. Recently, GM snuck a couple of the factory drag machines...

IHRA San Antonio 2014 – More Nitro Soaked Photos From The Drags!

(Photos by Bob Snyder) – We have to thank Bob Snyder for this latest batch of photos from the 2014 IHRA Nitro Jam at San Antonio Raceway in Texas. Although it has been a few years since...

Accelaquarter Raceway In Ilinois Is Currently Underwater – Drag Boats To The Lanes?

Accelaquarter Raceway, an eighth mile strip in Illinois which was completely revamped in 2013 is currently underwater as shown in the photos below. The images were taken by track staff and posted to...

Race Report: NMCA West Action Thunders The Revived Auto Club Dragway In Fontana, California!

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne) -The first big event of the new drag racing season, the 3rd annual NMCA West Street Car Nationals took place at SoCal’s newly re-finished Auto Club Dragway....

JR Todd Named Driver Of Optima Batteries Top Fuel Dragster For Remainder Of NHRA Season

(Photo credit: Kalitta Motorsports) – It was announced today by Kalitta Motorsports that 32-year old JR Todd will become the full time driver of the Optima Batteries top fuel dragster for the...

IHRA SAN ANTONIO NITRO JAM – RACE COVERAGE FROM A WILD WEEKEND IN TEXAS

(Words and Photos by Brad Klaassen) – As many of you hard core Bangshifters already know, the IHRA revamped their racing program for the 2014 racing season with their new Nitro Jam Pro Touring...

Summer Fun: Doug Gregory Looks Back At His Adventure To And Time At The Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) – I’ll leave my bias out of this one because when it comes to nostalgia racing….I can’t come up with something I don’t like. 2013 was our second...

BangShift Race Report: Revitalized IHRA Nitro Jam Roars To Life In Tucson, Arizona – Results, Photos, Inside Scoop HERE!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne and IHRA PR Photos by Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) -I can’t remember the last time I attended an event under the sanction of the International Hot Rod Association, it...

Crazy Wheelstand Video: Watch A Mustang Go Near Vertical At The Outlaw Street Car Reunion In Memphis

As we showed you yesterday, small tire drag racers are often walking a very thin line between tire spin and massive dead hooking wheelstands. As the racer you will see in this video found out, the...

Aeromotive’s New A3000 Fuel Pump Debuts At NHRA Gatornationals And Powers Allen Johnson To Pro Stock Victory

When Allen Johnson got the win light in the final round of pro stock at the NHRA Gatornationals it wasn’t just the first win for the Dodge Dart in pro stock, it was the first win for the pump...

The Horrible Welding Continues! This is An Epidemic! More Globs Of Fail Inside

Yesterday, after running the blog item about the horrid welding job on the gas tank the guys at RideTech spotted, we sent our an APB asking for your photos of horrid welding jobs. The first guy to...

Big News: Dragway 42 Releases Plans, Renderings, Timeline For Complete Track Overhaul – Insane But Awesome

We’ve been on the bleeding edge of the Dragway 42 story since it broke that Ohio businessman Ron Matcham bought the track and planned to spruce it up. We naturally assumed that the improvements...

Dodge Dart Pro Stock Debut And Wind Tunnel Video Right Here!

If you are a fan of door car drag racing, like we are, then you are going to be excited about seeing the new Dodge Dart Hemi Pro Stockers that were just debuted and will make their first passes down...