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

Event Preview: Street Car Takeover Bowling Green

Drag racing…I’ve missed it. I’ve enjoyed the projects at home, I’ve enjoyed a relaxed travel schedule, and I fully understand why things are the way they are, but man, does it...

It’s The Night Before Bonneville 2020 Starts And That Means Nugget Car Show Photos!

One of the biggest traditions at Bonneville Speed Week is the Nugget Car Show that happens Friday and Saturday night at the Nugget Hotel and Casino in West Wendover Nevada. Friday night has everyone...

Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Start Right Here! Pit Photos Of Cars Getting Ready For Tomorrow’s Racing!

It’s Bonneville Speed Week 2020 people!!! As usual, there are folks saying the salt sucks, folks saying the salt is great, and somewhere in the middle is probably the truth, but we’ll...

Classic YouTube: Ronnie Sox’s 1995 Crash At The IHRA Summernationals At U.S. 41 Dragway

Ronnie Sox needs no introduction here. The Sox and Martin cars instantly bring in images of red, white and blue Plymouths fitted with a four-speed manual and the man from North Carolina who could run...

Turbo All The Things: Watch This Australian Ford Territory Mom Buggy Run 10s At 136 With A Boosted Six

Remember the days before turbochargers were widely accepted and used in hot rodding. Remember when they were largely exotica reserved for weird little European engines that produced shocking amounts...

Drag History Video: The Story of the Double Trouble Twin Engine Slingshot

All old race cars have awesome stories to tell, some more than others. The Double Trouble twin engine slingshot dragster has really been three cars in its life. The first was a hard running, Hemi...

Tech Talk: Borgeson Has A Tech Page That Will Knock Your Socks Off – FAQs, Tips, and More Here

We know that you love car stuff because you are reading BangShift right now. You likely love the car stuff more than you love the stuff you are supposed to be doing at the moment, which is a-ok with...

Here’s Some Words That Shouldn’t Be In The Same Sentence: Flat-Footed Downshifts!

I’m not a professional driver, despite what the voices in my head have to say on the subject, but I do know how to run a manual transmission. Most of the lessons I’ve learned when it...

Watch The Top Fuel Final From The 1986 NHRA US Nationals – Garlits VS Gwynn!

So one of those races is obviously the 1986 running of The Big Go. I found some video of a fantastic top fuel final that featured Don Garlits taking on young lion Darrell Gwynn who had risen during...

Tech Talk: Talking Aluminum Connecting Rod Pros and Cons With GRP Connecting Rods

Bet you didn’t think you were going learn anything today, did you? Well we’re going to prove that idea wrong here with this awesome video discussion with the guys at GRP Connecting Rods...

The Boys Are Back: Michalek Brother Racing Teams With Fund That Flip, Prepares To Burn Nitro At NHRA US Nationals!

It’s always cool when good stuff comes together for good people. Our pals Corey and Kyle Michalek are those good people and their newly announced partnership with FundThatFlip.com is that good...

Century Of Speed: This Rajo Intake Manifold/Exhaust Header Is A 100+ Year Old Relic Of Horsepower Making

When it comes to names in the high performance industry, Rajo Manufacturing Company of Racine, Wisconsin stands tall. Why? Because the company existed before there was even the faintest idea of...

Classic Toy Ad: This Tyco Stick Shift Racing Set Looks Like It Would Have Been Huge Fun In The Day!

Before the rise of video games, toys involving cars were tactile. You touched them, you used them, you put them together and you took them apart, right? I’m not knocking video games because...

Watch A 2015 Mustang Race A VW Jetta Down The Strip…In Reverse!

File this one under, “who thought this was a good idea?!” No, the Mustang you see in the image above and below is not running the wrong way down the track, well technically it is but it...