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

Watch Allen Johnson Suffer an Insane Pro Stock Wreck At The 1999 Gatornationals – He Walked Away (somehow)

NHRA Pro Stock is one of those classes where not much happens…until it does. In this case the guy the stuff was happening to was pro stock racer Allen Johnson and the devilish aerodynamics of...

Watch This Turbo Corvair Powered Sand Dragster Make Wheels Up, Sub 3-Second Runs While Throwing Rooster Tails

We have showed you hot rodded Corvair engines previously running on the dyno and in hot street cars but this may be the wildest application of GM flat six power we have seen anywhere. Using an older...

Check Out These Final Round Highlights From The 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet

We’re sure you watched our live streaming coverage of the rain delayed Monday final rounds at the 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet so you know that Ryan Hodgson won nitro funny car and Mendy Fry...

Happy Y-Block Day! We’re Celebrating The Lincoln 317 On This Fine Friday

Like yesterday’s look at the little 316ci Pontiac, the 317ci Lincoln Y-Block is not exactly history’s most celebrated engine. The mill as introduced in 1952 and produced trough 1954. It...

Live A Little Gatornationals History With This Broadcast Of The 1976 Race

Lots of stuff has changed from 1976 to 2017 and not the least of which is the local Gainesville, Florida area where the Gatornationals are held. Still a massive college town, it comes off a lot...

Demon Watch: Track Action, Exhaust Note, And Launch Control For The Dodge Challenger Demon. And We Get A Dragstrip Run, Too…

Someone at FCA was paying attention to a wave of complaints about the Challenger SRT Demon’s dragged-out, teased launch, because the newly released video, “No Pills”, is our best...

Happy 3/16! Here’s Some Love For The Little Pontiac 316ci V8

This is another of those dates where most people think that there’s no gearhead connection but those people would be wrong! In 1956 and for one year only Pontiac offered a 316ci V8 engine. A...

Watch The Wild Ride Of Raymond Beadle From The 1982 NHRA Gatornationals – Crowd Goes NUTS!

The late Raymond Beadle was one of the greatest “funny car guys” of all time. A risk taker, a hustler, one hell of a driver, and a guy who was one of the true rock stars in the world of...

This Inside Look At The Target550 Land Speed Effort Is A Peek Into The Unforgiving Realm Of The Streamliner

Fittingly, as I type this the backdrop behind me is a white out. This video looks inside the Treit and Davenport Target500 land speed streamliner and it is both a glimpse at the mechanical and the...

Stevie Fast Talks NHRA Pro Mod, 2017, and How He Plans To Attack The NHRA’s Toughest Class

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple of months you well know that this weekend at the 2017 NHRA Gatornationals, “Stevie Fast” Jackson will be making his...

Watch Al Hofman Win The 1997 Gatornationals And Suffer An Horrendous Funny Car Fire At The Same Time

The 1997 season got off to a flying start for Atomic Al Hofman. Running as an unsponsored independent he was the runner up at the Winternationals and at the third race of the season he found himself...

Watch The Finals From The Wild And Wet 1977 NHRA Gatornationals

Thursday I make a break for Gainesville, Florida to be part of the announcing staff at the 2017 NHRA Gatornationals. The weather is looking iffy which stinks but it certainly isn’t the first...

Speedy’s Newport Drag Strip No-Prep Highlight Video – Lots of Crazy Fun Here

With no guard walls, no frills, and the surface literally being part of an old air base runway or taxiway, Speedy’s Newport Drag Strip in Newport, Arkansas seems to be about the perfect place...

Pro Mod Video: A Look At The Upcoming 2017 J&A Service Company NHRA Pro Mod Class With Lewis and Brian

The J&A Service NHRA Pro Mod Series is back and better than ever for 2017. With an expanded race schedule bringing the number of races to 12, revised rules that allow the nitrous cars to weigh a...