Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320

ECTA Ohio Mile Coverage: More Cars, More Records, More Cool Photos!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Part 4 of our photo collection from the last ECTA Ohio Mile.  One of the things we will miss most is Wilmington and the surrounding communities.  They...

ECTA Ohio Mile Coverage: More Photos, Action, and Results From The Last Meet Of 2016

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We’ve done up 6 galleries of the LAST Ohio Mile meet for the ECTA.  To start off on highlights for this album we must mention the insane top speed of...

Action Gallery: Photos From The Final ECTA Ohio Mile Meet Of The 2016 Season

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This is it.  We’ve captured our last photos at the ECTA’s Ohio Mile.  The Wilmington Air Park will serve more of its primary function by continuously...

Doug Gregory 2016 Photo Highlight Reel: Part 1

(Photos by Doug Gregory) –  We’re back with more 2016 photo highlights. This is the first of a two part series that we will run featuring the work of Doug Gregory. Doug has really done a...

Meltdown Drags 2017 Is Going To Be Bigger Than Ever! SOLD OUT IN 72 HOURS!

(Words and Photos by Greg Rourke) Nostalgia racing is big right now. Some guys get it, some do not. I’ve been to “nostalgia races”  that included stuff like a  ’55 Chevy...

Winter Shop Tour Series: Grand Prix Auto Sports Center/Grand Prix Racing

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – Grand Prix Auto Sports Center came to life under the direction of owner Jon Brook in 1967. Brook opened his fledging business as a full service...

Benoit Pigeon 2016 Photo Highlight Reel: His Favorite Images From The Year That Was

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Our man Benoit Pigeon has had one hell of a 2016. The guys attended events all over the place, shot zillions of photos, and even launched his own publication which...

Cool Gearhead History: Ads From The Pages Of Super Stock And Drag Illustrated Circa 1964-1966

So we’re back today with some killer ads from the 1960s. This time we assaulted the pages of Super Stock and Drag Illustrated to bring you a true capsule of the age through the ads that...

Dead Drag Strip Files: More Funny Cars and Cool Door Slammers From Montgomery Dragway

(By Doug Gregory) – Local street racers would come to test before heading out to run for bucks at a couple well-known spots just North of Montgomery.  Most of these were modest sleepers that...

Dead Drag Strip File: More Action, Cool Cars, And Racing From The Long Gone Montgomery Dragway

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Local support for racers came from places like FAST auto parts (did a bunch of machine work and built motors), Bucky’s transmission, and SECO performance...

Dead Drag Strip File: More Great Photos From The Late Montgomery Dragway

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I saw my first drag racing accidents there and one of them is featured in this collection.  Unfortunately the track was lined on both sides with a narrow...

PDRA World Finals Action Photos – One Last Look At The Baddest Eighth Mile Cars in The World

(Photos by David Whealon – DW-Photos) – We’re back with our second and final installment of sweet David Whealon photos from the 2016 PDRA World Finals at Virginia Motorsports...

Drag Action Coverage: PDRA World Finals Photos – They Were Flying In Virginia!

(Photos by David Whealon – DW-Photos website) – Intrepid shooter David Whealon shipped us a load of awesome action photos from the 2016 PDRA World Finals and if you are sitting in a...

Drag Strip Time Machine: Vintage Photos From Montgomery Dragway/Capitol City Dragway – Montgomery, Alabama

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I have looked and looked for more history on this track and have found almost none.  Most of what I know about it is from the time I was stationed at...