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

The Other Monster Run From NHRA Topeka ’93 – Ride With Chuck Etchells For The First Funny Car 4

The late Chuck Etchells notched his name into the stone tablet of funny car history back in 1993 when he became the first driver to punch his way into the four second zone in a nitro funny car. On a...

Back In 1993 Jim Epler Ripped The Heartland Park Topeka Quarter Mile At 300mph For The First Time In A Funny Car (Video)

This weekend I’ll be a yellin’ and a screamin’ at Heartland Park Topeka one of the finest drag strips in the country. This is a place that came back from literal death a couple of...

This 1968 Coronet Has A 650hp Hemi, A Great Father And Son Story, And 10-Second Time Slips

I always think of myself as kind of a “non-denominational” car guy. I like lots of different things including but not limited to muscle cars of all different makes, trucks of the slow...

Classic YouTube: A 1970s Pro Stock Matchup Between Bunny Burnett’s Pinto vs. Jungle George’s Arrow

Towards the mid and late 1970s, Pro Stock cars morphed. What had been filled with cars like Camaros and Mustangs were now filled with small cars. Pintos, Vegas, Mavericks, Monzas, Darts, Mustang IIs...

Is This 1965 Plymouth Belvedere The Perfect Non-Numbers Matching Mopar For Beating On?

While we have always preached bout there being no sacred automotive cows around here, but let’s be honest. Some stuff is easier to justify beating on than others and this 1965 Plymouth...

Money No Object: We’d Use This 1965 Mercury Comet To Run Errands With…Just To Freak People Out!

The further you step out of the normal, the more uncomfortable society, on the whole, becomes about your presence. For example: the other day I had to run a few cars down to get fueled up while we...

Watch Lizzy Musi Make The Quickest Pro Nitrous Pass Of All-Time Next To Melanie Salemi’s Blistering Blown Run

(Video Credit: TheRacingVids YouTube Channel) – Now THIS is a drag race! Nitrous vs Blown pro mod action featuring two of the quickest door-slammin’ ladies on the planet, Lizzy Musi and...

This 1971 Olds 442 With 1979 Paint And Slot Mags Is Pretty Sweet – Best of Both Worlds?

For whatever reason, legitimacy is important to me when it comes to a car like this. If this 1971 Olds 442 had lived a normal life and then been painted by someone who wanted a retro looking ride it...

Holley LSFest West 2017 – Killer Photos From The Inaugural Event That Took Over LVMS!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) – The hardest and most prestigious award to earn at an LSFest event is the Grand Champion award. In order to achieve this honor one must participate in virtually...

Home Movie Footage From The 1960s Showing An Altered Being Push Started On A Neighborhood Street!

This is video that’s sure to put a big smile on your face! We saw this posted on Facebook and thought that the BS readership would totally be into seeing a group of guys in the 1960s push...

MAHLE Tech Video: How-To Properly Measure Piston To Bore Clearance

This is a great how-to video and it is an illustration of the steps that dedicated engine builders take when assembling engines. It is not just about bolting stuff together and praying that it works,...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: A Doug Nash 5-Speed, A High Winding Chevelle, And A Driver

My most major contribution to society as a whole has been the creation of the Parting Shift blog item that we run on most Fridays through the year. The items always involve shifting a transmission in...

Street Car Takeover Indy Coverage: The Popular Series Loads Up The Historic Strip!

(Words and photos by Jacob Marshall) – Even if I lived under a rock, I would have still known Street Car Takeover was in Indy. When I was eating my waffles downtown on Saturday, I was graced...

Spring Fling Galot: Our Final Load Of Drag Racing Action Photos From The Big Buck Bash!

(Photos by David Whealon) – When bracket racing exploded in popularity in the 1970s as an answer to the escalating costs of heads up class racing no one could have foreseen the sport as it is...