Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Remember When Jay Leno Drove A Pro Stock Car In The 1990s? (And Blew The Clutch Out Of It?)

Recently there was a big deal made about Jay Leno’s first episode of the CNBC version of “Jay Leno’s Garage”. In one part of the show he went to the Frank Hawley Drag Racing...

Driving The Absolute Hell Out Of It: The Apocalypse Mustang At Full Kill Is Something To Behold!

Grudge-style racing has done one thing for drag racing that we are glad to see: you know cars by names, either because of the driver’s nickname or the name of the car itself. Just off the top...

Hang ‘Em High: Watch This Skyline Go Straight For The Moon In Qatar!

Heavy-hitter turbocharger cars are usually pretty modest off of the line. They take off at a healthy boost, and a little ways down the track, the rest of the boost kicks on, allowing for...

Watch 100% Blind Alcohol Funny Car Crew Chief Jay Blake Prepare And Pull An Engine Alone

(By Jason Mazzotta) – Most know of the incredible and inspiring story of Jay Blake, the Massachusetts based crew chief and car owner of the Follow A Dream/Permatex NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car,...

Awesome Chassis Dyno Video: Watch This 8-71 Blown 440 Big Block Powered Chrysler Roar!

Give us a B-body on a chassis dyno with a motor that’s hanging well out of the engine bay and we’ll love it forever. That’s the case of this chassis dyno video featuring an 8-71...

Happy 3/10! Yes, We Have Cool 310ci Engines To Show You – Some Factory Built!

What, did you really think that we were just going to wait for the low hanging fruit of obvious days to do these engine items? Wrong, bucko! While there have not been all that many 310ci engines...

Dodge Challenger Demon Video: The Most Factory Tunable Muscle Car Ever? 757hp To The Tires?

The latest weekly installment of the Dodge “this is never going to end” Challenger Demon series shows the car chained down to a chassis dyno and literally roaring through the gears. The...

25 Years Ago Kenny Bernstein Smashed Top Fuel’s 300mph Barrier – Here’s The Inside Story

You’ll be hearing a lot about Kenny Bernstein’s famed 301 mph shot at the 1992 NHRA Gatornationals this week. Why? The 25th anniversary of the moment will be celebrated at 2017 version of...

Watch A Wild, Pedaling Grudge Run At Hub City Dragway – Bird Boyz Probe vs Kayla Morton Mustang

Hub City Dragway in Hattiesburg, Mississippi is always one of the hot “late winter” tracks as far as news and videos go. Their Fat Tuesday no prep race has turned into quite the shindig...

Wild Video: Ride On The Metal Mafia Fuel Altered As It Blows The Supercharger Off At The Top End!

The Metal Mafia is one of our favorite fuel altereds in the world. The boys run the car with a very awesome and pretty basic iron big block Chevy in it. The thing makes flames, it runs as fast as it...

Happy 3/08! Today We Celebrate The Little, Long Running Holden 308ci V8

Just when you thought there was nothing good about 3/08 your old pals at BangShift come through for you! March and April are the engine months, at least the good engine months and we do our best t0...

Latest Dodge Challenger Demon Video Touts Beefed Driveline Parts

So last week we were all consumed with our March Meet coverage so we didn’t get a chance to check out the latest Dodge Challenger Demon video until now. This video shows us some substance in...

Happy 3/07! We’re looking at 307ci Engines Today, Some Boring, One NOT

The number 307 does not exactly inspire fits of joy among gearheads and BangShifters out there because frankly the 307ci Chevy small block and the 307ci Oldsmobile engine were not much more than ham...

Video: This Compilation Of Awesome Grudge Racing Runs Shows What’s Driving Its Explosion In Popularity

(Video credit: TheRacingVids YouTube Channel) – Sometimes in drag racing it IS all about the money. That’s what the grudge game is all about. Getting paid more than you have to pay...