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

2017 NHRA World Finals Coverage: Hardcore Thursday Sportsman Action Photos!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re here at the 2017 NHRA World Finals and we spent the day blasting photos during what we affectionately call “Hardcore Thursday”. That’s...

2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Coverage – More Great Action From VMP

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We’re back with a second batch of photos from the 2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals. Brian Olson was a guy I knew really well. In fact, I worked...

Photos And Fun From Our Daphne Reynolds Memorial Drag-o-Rama Trip, With More To Come!

On September 22, 2017 my wife Daphne, and mother to Cole and Peyton, passed away after a year long battle with cancer. It was her 50th birthday. She was one tough chick, and for most of that year she...

2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Coverage: Nearly 400 Of Earth’s Baddest ‘Slammers Attack Virginia

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – It was an amazing weekend of drag racing at the 2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals last weekend and some of that had to do with news about the venue...

Old School Fun At An Old School Strip – Nostalgia Drag Racing Action At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – In the mountains of the southwest end of Virginia is a little track by the name Elk Creek Dragway. On September 29-30, the facility hosted a pre-1964...

Show Coverage: The First Ever Virginia Museum Of Transportation Racin’ and Roddin’ Show Ruled!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – On September 23 the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke held it’s first drag racing themed car show. Racin’ and Roddin’ is a departure from...

Drag Week 2017 Action Photos: Our Last Blast From Byron Dragway – The Historic Strip Was Rockin’

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – So here’s our last blast of drag week 2017 action photos from Byron Dragway in Illinois. By the time we got to Byron there was carnage among the 389 cars that...

NMRA All-Ford World Finals 2017: More Test Session Shots From Beech Bend!

There is one factor that must be taken into account for the NMRA All-Ford World Finals event this year: the weather. You see, by the time the NMRA fall event rolls around, the weather for Beech Bend...

Ultimate 64 Challenge Coverage – The Coolest Cars At Mountain Park Dragway!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Back with more from the Ultimate 64 Challenge event at the revitalized Mountain Park Dragway in Clay City, KY.  I told you all in the first installment...

NMRA All-Ford World Finals 2017: Our First Look Into The Blue Oval World At Beech Bend

The GM fans had their fun at Beech Bend recently, now it’s the Ford contingent’s turn! The NMRA All-Ford World Finals is at Beech Bend, and if you have any sort of inkling for anything...

Drag Action: The Ultimate 64 Challenge At Mountain Park Dragway!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – There’s one track not far from us that we hadn’t been to much over the last several years.  It had seemed to be in decline and though there were...

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2017 Photos: Action From Byron Dragway In Illinois!

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2017 was a huge success and an absolute blast from top to bottom. There were stories of triumph like Dave Schroeder and Jon Ens finally...

Straight Axle Mafia Madness! More Cool Photos Of These Killer Cars at US 60 Drag Strip

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – More from the Straight-Axle Mafia cast of characters at US60 Dragway.  Leading off we have Adam Lowhorns’ Falcon which is currently on the sidelines...

PDRA Action Coverage: Drag Wars At GALOT Motorsports Park – Doorslammer Greatness!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We love us some good old PDRA door slammer action around here. Benoit Pigeon, ace photographer does as well. That’s why he hit the strip at GALOT Motorsports...