Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Video: Nine Minutes Of 1950s, 1960, and 1970s, Gasser Footage From Tracks All Over The Country – Absolutely Awesome!

As much as nostalgia funny cars totally exploded on the drag racing scene over the last 10 years or so, gassers have been proliferating at a pretty impressive rate that only seems to be picking up...

Which Welding Rod Is Right For Your Welding Project? Is It As Complicated As Some Might Think?

Welding rod selection, when TIG welding, is a subject that sometimes causes argument among friends as people do not always agree on what rod is used for what. Some say at ER80S-D2 is required for all...

Fully Legal And Fully Wild: The Coffeyville Street Drags Still Hits Hard And Is Still On Public Roads!

It’s one of the happier stories to come out of the whole street racing popularity wave that came about from Street Outlaws: the Coffeyville Street Drags. If you seriously haven’t heard of...

Morning Symphony: How About A Little Aussie Rock, Courtesy Of A Twin-Turbo Monaro?

Zoran Gajic’s Monaro is known as “Brutus”. Hm…wonder how it got that name? Holden Monaros of any generation are the ones you want…Holden’s offering that grasped at...

Sportsman From The CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways!

(Photos by Jeff Burghardt and Mike Burghardt) – We’ve been showing off a lot of the Pro and Fuel classes this year in the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series, but we’ve got a great bunch of...

UNFC Championship Series “Double Point” Finale at Spokane County Raceway This Weekend!

(Photos by Dyan Lover) – This year, the Inaugural Good Vibrations Motorsports United Nitro Funny Car Championship Series has been dominated by one nitro funny car. With four of five races...

Video: Running Over The Christmas Tree In Brainerd

It’s time again for the Lucas Oil Northern Nationals. For all the drag races I have been to, reported from, and announced at, I had never actually seen someone crash into the Christmas Tree in...

Bet 88 MPH Isn’t A Problem: This Holden Kingswood Is Good For A Megawatt Of Power!

Power ratings for engines can be strange. Most of the time the unit is horsepower: 550 ft/lbs per second. Sometimes you’ll see a different system, like PS or other terms, which are metric...

Money No Object: The “Chemical City Coupe” 1932 Ford 5-Window With Buick Nailhead Power Would Look Great In Your Driveway!

I’d love to sit down one day and figure out where Chad, Lohnes and I sit on typical cars. Not big trucks, not rusted Chevrolets, and not weird-ass Mopars…builds that really matter. Builds...

Street Car Takeover Indy: Maybe A Little Less Glue On The Track Next Year?

Having a sticky track at an event like Street Car Takeover is a racer’s dream. Takeovers aren’t so much about the racing as they are about the showboating, it seems. You want to get the...

Awesome LSR Video: Don Vesco 1975 Quest For 300mph With Ken Squier and Dave Despain – So Cool!

We love old land speed racing videos because they are normally really good. This 1975 profile of Don Vesco and his Silver Bird streamlined motorcycle is even better than that because both Ken Squier...

Meltdown: Watch As This Malibu’s Nitrous Backfire Goes Really Bad, Really Fast!

When nitrous works, it really, really works. You’ll hear an already awesome engine find that extra thousand or so RPM and hit it quickly as another blistering lap is made down the track....

The Hoonigans Try Dropping A Truck, That Has The Wheels Spinning Top Speed, To See If It Accelerates Quicker

We can’t make this stuff up. Seriously. We laughed when we saw the title, just like you. So the thought is this… Measure the acceleration of a truck, launching it from a standstill, to...

This 9-Second Bench Seat Equipped 1966 Impala Is Just One Of The Cool Things From Street Car Takeover Spokane

When I saw this amazingly clean and sexy 1966 Impala, that runs 9s, has a bench seat, and weighs close to 4300 lbs, it made my heart skip a beat. After all, our own 1966 Chevy is one bigun as well...