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

Gallery: Jungle Pam, Rocket Cars, Carnage, New Historic Photos From New England Dragway

Bob Boudreau’s seemingly endless archive of bad ass photos from the early 1970s at New England continues to yield more epic gold. In this installment of photos, you’ll see Jungle Pam hard...

Our Photo Coverage From The NMCA West Race In Fontana Continues

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Yesterday we shared a gallery of photos from the NMCA West in Fontana last weekend. Today we’ve got a second gallery, featuring autocross and some drag racing...

Nostalgia Drag Racing With The Southwest Heritage Racing Association

(Words and Photos by Bad Brad Klaasen) Round two of the Southwest Heritage Racing Association’s traveling road show rolled into North Star Dragway, just north of Denton, Texas, on May 6th. The...

Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017: Our Final Gallery From The All-Sportsman Showdown!

Many people picture Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars when NHRA is mentioned, and I can’t say that I blame them. If you’ve ever been near either one of those monsters when they launch and...

Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: More Sportsman Racing Goodness From Beech Bend!

By sheer luck, the weather that was expected to spoil the fun of the Jegs NHRA SPORTSNationals at Beech Bend had all the ferocity of a kitten mewling. Things might not have looked cheery at first...

JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals 2017 Gallery: All-Sportsman Racing From Kentucky!

Sportsman-only drag racing at Beech Bend on a gorgeous late Spring day…if you can find me a better way to kill a few hours, have at it. The JEGS NHRA SPORTSNationals race brings together the...

Drag History Gallery: More Fantastic Photos From The 1978 NHRA Le GrandNational At Sanair!

(Photos by Bob Boudreau) –  The racing action photos are beyond awesome, there’s never before seen Linda Vaughn photos in here to dozens of  other awesome cars to boot. If you like old...

2017 NMCA Bluegrass Nationals Gallery – Come Hell Or High Water, Racing Will Go Down In Kentucky!

I knew a week out that the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals was going to have a rough go of it at Beech Bend Raceway. Bowling Green’s weather has been a grab-bag of storms and sun, and the weather...

2017 Spring Throwdown In T-Town: Doorslammer Action In Tulsa! Awesome Cars and Racing

(Photos by Bad Brad Klaassen) – If you watched BangShift’s LIVE streaming coverage of the 2017 Spring Throwdown in T-Town you know how bad ass a race it was. The opening salvo of the...

From The Rodder’s Journal Vault: Incredible Vintage Photos And The Stories Behind Them

Sincere thanks to the staff at The Rodder’s Journal for sharing these amazing images. We’re going to let them do the talking on this one! Vintage Photos from The Rodder’s Journal One of...

Vintage Drag Videos: Topeka’s Kaw Valley Dragway Circa The Early 1960s

Today the Topeka, Kansas area has the sprawling Heartland Park racing facility to take care of its need for speed, but that hasn’t always been the case. Before that huge complex became a...

Holley LSFest West 2017 – Here’s Our Last Look Back At The First One Ever!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) – The best thing about a multi-faceted event like Holley LSFest West 2017 is the fact that you can show up with a car you have done one automotive activity in a bunch...

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...

Holley LSFest West 2017: More Coverage From The Awesome Bash In The Desert

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) – We’re back with more coverage from Holley LSFest West 2017, the first event of its kind of judging by the reception this one got, likely not the last. Holley...