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

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...

Cruise Coverage: Killer Cars and Trucks At The Parkette Drive-In Cruise – Lexington, Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – After having taken some more time off from visiting car events we find ourselves at the world famous Parkette Drive-in on New Circle Road in Lexington,...

Road Racing Coverage: Michelin GT Challenge Series Action From Virginia International Raceway

(Photos by David Whealon) – In my younger days back in the early 70’s and growing up just a an hour or so from Lime Rock Park in Connecticut where the likes of Sam Posey, Mario Andretti and...

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...

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...

IMSA VIR Action Coverage: Killer Sports Cars Tearing It Up At A Beautiful Course

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Well we’re back to the rolling hills of the southern Virginia countryside at one of the most beautiful and award winning road racing courses in the USA,...

US60 Dragway Coverage – Check Out These Images of Gassers!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Okay, so non-straight-axle cars not otherwise classed run together.  Anyone in the car show can also make passes.  This is made up of some of that and...

Bracket Racing USA – Here’s A Look At The Sportsman Action From US60 Dragway In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We normally get out to US60 Dragway in Hardinsburg, KY two or three times a year to have a good time with the Straight-Axle Mafia and the Nostalgia events...

Buick GS Nationals 2017 Gallery: Nailheads, Grand Sports And Grand Nationals, Oh My!

After the absolute five-ring circus that was LS Fest, complete with thousands (tens of thousands?) of spectators, the Buick GS Nationals looked downright tame by comparison. But any judgement on the...