Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Drag Races, Gallery

More Drag Racing Action Photos From Byron Dragway – Cool Cars Testing and Tuning

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Here’s an admission for you. I love test and tune days. I used to love them as an announcer and I love them on the rare occasion I can sneak off to one with my...

This Rambler American Has A Turbocharged Jeep 4.0L Inlinx Six, A T-5, And Our Admiration

This is so BangShifty we can hardly stand it. Thanks to Erich Von Dussen we have this amazingly clean and awesome Rambler American to show you. On the outside the thing has 100% factory looks with...

Trackhawk What? This Jeep SRT Goes After The WK2 Record!

Am I still drunk on hearing late-model Mopar engines at full song? Yep, and I’m not the least bit sorry about it either. Hearing all sorts of seriously built screamers tear the backside out of...

Coffeyville Street Drags Postponed Until May 13th, Due To Weather

Because of severe weather in the area, and the expectation that it will continue through Saturday’s schedule Coffeyville Street Drags, the event has been postponed until May 13th. Stay tuned...

FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

Happy 4-27: We’re Celebrating with Ford and Chevy 427 Dyno Videos!

This is the best “displacement week” of the year in our opinion. We get the click off some of the best engines the big three ever produced in this one series of days.  Other than the 426...

In-Car Video: Let’s Go Pro Mod Racing With Mean Dean Marinis In The Harry Pappas Owned Nitrous Vette

(Video Credit: TheRacingVids channel on YouTube) – Mean Dean Marinis is one of the coolest cats in the sport of drag racing. He has been one of the best x275 racers in the country for years...

Happy 426 Mopar Fans! We’re Talking Max Wedge and Hemi Engines Today Gen II and Gen III

We have entered a three day stretch of legends here and the first two we arrive at are the vaunted 426ci Max Wedge and the 426ci Chrysler Hemi. So yeah we’re talking Max Wedge and Hemi engines...

Drag Day! Cool Cars and Action Photos From A Busy Sunday At Byron Dragway In Illinois

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Sunny warm Sunday, sounds like a trip to the drag strip is in order. So off to Byron Dragway I went. The program promised a visit by Midwest Super Comp...

Watch a Drag Race Engine Make a Dyno Pull From 8,000 RPM UP!

There’s nothing like the sound of a V8 engine at about 10,000 RPM. It is the kind of music that we love to listen to. Yeah, Formula One engines spin themselves harder than that but let’s...

Listen To The Entire 1963 Album “Big Sounds Of The Drags” — No Music, All Screaming Engines, AWESOME

In the early 1960s a man at Capitol Records named Jim Economides had the brilliant idea to head to the drag races with a full compliment of audio equipment, several engineers, and what amounted to a...

The Baytown Rumble: Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports Crews Brawl In Texas

Well, it got weird in Houston. A long simmering feud between Alex Laughlin’s racing operation and Gray Motorsports boiled over and resulted in the Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports crews...

Big Hit: Watch Bob Rahaim’s Rough J&A Service NHRA Pro Mod Ride At Houston

If you are an NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod fan you know that there was some true insanity during the 2016 NHRA event in Houston, Texas. Three major league wrecks headlined that race and competitors...

Happy 4/25! Today We’ve Got A Three-fer! Buick, Olds, and Cadillac Engine Inside

We have plenty of days with two engines but there are very few with three engines to highlight during the months of March and April. This is one of them and we’re talking Buick, Olds and...