Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

First AWD and First GT-R In The Sixes! AMS Performance’s Alpha G Nissan GT-R Kills It At TX2K17!

6.937@196.27 MPH, with the engine not playing along once it hit fifth gear. The achievement that Diamonds By Wire Racing and AMS Performance earned at TX2K17 has been a long time coming, not just for...

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...

Happy 3/18 – Let’s Celebrate The Chrysler 318, The 318 Poly, and One Other 318ci Mill You May Not Think About

Ah yes, 3/18 the day we look back at the venerable 318ci Chrysler small block, the 318ci Chrysler Polyspheric, and a diesel engine that is not necessarily known for its displacement but more for the...

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...

Bad Brad’s Nitro Photos From Famoso! Some Great Funny Car, Top Fuel, and AAFA March Meet Shots

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – We’re back today with some more nitro photos from the 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet. Brad Klaassen was out there with his buddies running a car and he also...

Barnstormin’: A Full Drag Strip Is A Happy Drag Strip, But Tracks Cannot Rest On Their Laurels

2017 has gotten off to a flying start on just about every level in the sport of drag racing. Since late January I have been at a track just about every weekend and the events at said tracks have...

Three-Time Top Fuel Champion Larry Dixon Returns To NHRA Competiton With IHRA Backing!

Two of drag racing’s marquee events will come together with one of the sport’s most decorated champions this weekend at Gainesville (Fla.) Raceway Three-time NHRA world champion and IHRA...

IHRA Prez Mike Dunn Adds Three Nitro Drivers To New Professional Competition Advisory Board!

For 2017, the International Hot Rod Association has morphed into a Sportsman racing series, shelving their Nitro Funny Car, Nitro Harley, Mountain Motored Pro Stock and Jet show for now.  The vacuum...

Let’s Drive The RPM Act Home – Click Here And Take 30-Seconds To Save our Race Cars

Last year, the RPM Act was introduced to congress and that was a huge step forward, validating the hard work that SEMA had done to that point. As we all know, the old congress was shuffled out after...

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...