Category Archive: 1320 Cars With Doors Feature, 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320

Irwindale Drags Open For Special Friday Night Thunder This Week!

We’ve got a hidden treasure here in Southern California, and it just keeps grinding out timeslips week after week, year after year. The Irwindale Event Center is a workhorse in SoCal, home to a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Most Exciting Class In Drag Racing Today?

This is a pretty interesting question in our eyes because the sport of drag racing has drastically changed over the last 20 years. It is more scattered, fragments, and splintered than it has ever...

Heritage/Nostalgia Drag Racing – Lots To Do In 2017!

Three-time IHRA and three-time NHRA Heritage Series Champion Jason Rupert (Photos by Jeff Burghard, Mike Burghardt & Darr Hawthorne -Words by Darr Hawthorne)  2017 is transitional year for...

Finally A Champion; Ron Capps Is Your 2016 Funny Car Champ!

Ron Capps and the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team, led by crew chief Rahn Tobler, delivered Capps his first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship after being...

Capps Closes In On 1st NHRA Funny Car Championship at NHRA Finals!

Ron Capps‘ dream season, as he characterized it, has been dominant in 2016. Capps is looking at his best shot ever for the NHRA funny car championship after four #2 points finishes. His five wins...

Nitro Gypsy Lays Down Funny Car Odds At California Hot Rod Reunion XXV!

It’s a given that the California Hot Rod Reunion attracts some of the best racecars in North America every year and the 25th edition of this event (October 20 – 23) is no exception.  The...

Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals Nitro Winners Will Be Decided This Weekend At Brainerd!

  (Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) After record runs and multiple rain delays NHRA officials announced the Funny Car final round between Del Worsham and Ron Capps and the Top Fuel final round...

Great Air And Fast Friday Qualifying At Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals

(Photos by Mike Burghardt – Words and video courtesy of NHRA Communications) Reigning Funny Car world champion Del Worsham sprinted to the provisional top qualifier in record setting fashion...

Leah Pritchett Delivers With Papa John’s Pizza Sponsorship

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) Top Fuel racer Leah Pritchett received an extra-large boost this weekend when Papa John’s International Inc. announced it will sponsor her Don Schumacher Racing Top...

Funnies and Fuel Altereds at Barona Drags – Worsham, Densham, & Lee in May 28th Epic Nitro Battle!

When Mello Yello nitro drag racers get some time off for the Memorial Day weekend, the last weekend off the NHRA circuit from now till July, instead of taking a break Del Worsham, Gary Densham...

Firebird Raceway’s 46th NAPA Ignitor Features Top Heritage Series Nitro Funny Cars!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos by Mike Burghardt, Jeff Burghardt and Darr Hawthorne) Its back to the strip again for the oldest major event in the Pacific Northwest, the 46th edition of the...

Good News! Leah Pritchett Returns For Four-Wide Nationals In Lagana Top Fueler!

Leah Pritchett will continue to compete in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series driving the Nitro Ninja Top Fuel Dragster owned by the Lagana family at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals this coming...

Sacramento’s NHRA Heritage Series And Funny Car Fever Hand Out Wallys

(Photos and story by Stephen Justice and Wayne Lederer – Courtesy of NHRA Communications)   A lot of new faces showed up at Sacramento Raceway’s winner circle Sunday after the conclusion...

Greg Anderson Wins 5th K&N Horsepower Pro Stock Challenge!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt)   Greg Anderson won his fifth K&N Horsepower Pro Stock Challenge in his Summit Racing Equipment Camaro at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He takes home a...