Category Archive: 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320

Click Here To Watch A FREE LIVE Stream Of The PSCA Record Breaker Nationals And NHRA Pro Stock Testing Feb 9-10th. 9AM Sat, 10AM Sun

That’s right folks, it’s time for PSCA Racing action LIVE here at BangShift.com where for the second year in a row we’ll be broadcasting start to finish action at the PSCA Record...

Pro Mod Drivers and Team Owners Form Real Pro Mod Association (RPM)

In a move that gives NHRA Pro Mod Drivers and Team Owners some power in numbers, they have formed Real Pro Mod, aka RPM, in an effort to preserve and promote the future of Pro Mod Racing. Despite...

Video Highlights From The 2013 PRO Winter Warmup NHRA Top Fuel And Funny Car Test Session

If you missed BangShift.com’s exclusive LIVE broadcast from the 2013 PRO Winter Warmup Top Fuel and Funny Car test session, where all of NHRA’s top nitro teams made their first passes of...

BIG NEWS: All New COPO Camaros Will Be Holley Equipped! HP EFI Is Standard

We are huge fans of the new COPO Camaros around here, although I am still pissed that one of the COPO owners has not let me make some passes in one, so we were super excited when we got the press...

Chad Gets To Drive A Big Show NHRA Fuel Funny Car!

Chad Head that is. It was announced yesterday that Chad Head will be leaving Al-Anabi Racing to work at the Head family business and take over driving chores in the Head Racing Fuel Funny Car in NHRA...

Event Photos: Lions Drag Strip 40th Reunion At The NHRA Motorsports Museum

Last year the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum put on a panel discussion and event that marked the 39th year since the closing of famed Lions Dragstrip near Long Beach California. With 2012 being...

BS Barn Find Gallery: The Fortman and Kerr ’32 Ford – Winner At 1954 World Series of Drag Racing

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – Ok , we have all heard the stories  before. We heard of a guy, who knows a guy,that saw a guy, that knew this guy’s next door neighbors’ best...

SEMA 2012 Featurette: Don “The Snake” Prudhomme’s 1970 Hot Wheels ‘Cuda Funny Car

Of all the cars and trucks that filled the nearly one million square foot Las Vegas Convention Center last week during SEMA, the most historically significant race cars is this one. Don...

Classic Footage Of “Diesel Louie” Kenworth Wheelstander At Work!

We love wheel standers. We love big rigs. Wheelstanding big rig? Don’t worry, we will have someone check on Lohnes to make sure he is alright. What you’re looking at is...

Drag Gallery: Test and Tune Action Photos from New England Dragway

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – As promised, we’re whipping you around the world today. From California to Australia to Illinois, and now to New Hampshire’s New England Dragway. We were...

Event Coverage: NHRA Full Throttle Spring Nationals…500+ Photos of Wheels Up Action!

It’s Spring in Texas and that means the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series is in full swing at Houston Raceway Park, where the 2012 NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals is tearing...

NHRA Pro Stock Sneak Peek Photo: Greg Anderson’s New Camaro is Almost Ready

Check it out folks, Greg Anderson’s new Camaro NHRA Pro Stocker is almost ready for it’s debut! Well, not quite, but it looks almost ready according the photo we have! RJ Race Cars is...

Traxxas Race Day: Kids get in FREE at NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at ZMax, RC Funny Cars, and More

Traxxas,The Fastest Name in Radio Control, not only has the baddest RC cars on earth, but has stepped up in a big way as the title sponsor on Courtney Force’s Fuel Funny Car and has a killer...

Ron Capps Gets a New Crew Chief: Rahn Tobler to turn the screws after restructuring at Don Schumacher Racing.

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Rahn Tobler has been named crew chief for the NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car of Ron Capps effective immediately, team owner Don Schumacher announced Wednesday. Tim Richards...