Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

Old Marshmallow Foot: The Story of A Journalist, Mickey Thompson, And Setting Records In A Mustang On The Salt

There’s a funny thing that happens to journalists around race cars. They suddenly think they are race car drivers. Most are not. Patrick Bedard, Jerry Titus, and a small number notwithstanding,...

Keep Looking Up: On The Bumper At The 2019 Byron Wheelstand Contest

Some things are just universally awesome. A desert truck flying over the desert floor at speed is awesome. A drifter nailing the perfect run while making it look easy is wicked. And the wheelstand is...

2019 NHRA Carolina Nationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Controversial, and Fast Weekend!

(Photos by David Whealon) – As you know by now, Stevie Fast Jackson and the Bahrain 1 crew took home not only the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA pro mod championship but they also won the race,...

Mark Williams Enterprises Announces NEW Billet U-Joint Cap Kit For 1350-1410 OEM and NASCAR Style Companion Flanges

We always talk about how Mark Williams Enterprises goes the extra mile to examine, test, and develop new products. Well, here’s their latest example. New Billet U-Joint caps for 1350-1410 OE...

Video: Stevie Fast Jackson Wins NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Title – Takes Aim With Champagne

What is greatness? This is an age-old question that comes up in every sporting endeavor. Is it just winning? Is it winning with a panache that others do not have? Is it winning with the expectation...

NDRL Fall Classic 2019 Gallery: Shaking The Leaves Off Of The Trees

Sunny, cool, and racing the likes of which we go nuts for…what could have been better? The NDRL Fall Classic brought out the cool iron in numerous classes, including Pro Comp, Pro Gas,...

Video: No Belts, No Helmets, No Fenders, No Hood, No Windshield, No Stinkin’ Rules In Tijuana Drag Racing

 Tijuana, Mexico is known as a crazy place for a multitude of reasons but we never expected the drag strip to be one of them. We were tipped off to this video by Brett Kepner and it shows what could...

NDRL Fall Classic 2019 Gallery: Winding The Season Down Properly

If Friday’s qualifying runs of the NDRL had been set in the perfect early Fall scene of gloomy, gray and with the threat of rain, then Saturday was the ideal Fall day: warm enough to be nice,...

Watch Paul Romine Make The First 5-Second Front Engine Dragster Pass Ever 20 Years Ago –

There’s only one first. Because of the fact it has been 20-something years since this happened and because of the fact that Bret Kepner was on the mic and he shares some of the inside...

Watch A 1969 Camaro With A Nitrous Bottle Strapped In The Passenger Seat And The Hose Jammed in The Carb Pull Two MONSTER Wheelies

We have told you how nuts things get at the World Power Wheelstanding Championships held each year at Byron Dragway in Illinois but here’s some primo video proof. Sure, there’s a 1969...

NDRL Fall Classic 2019 Gallery: Sunshine And Sweet Rides

If Friday’s qualifying runs of the NDRL had been set in the perfect early Fall scene of gloomy, gray and with the threat of rain, then Saturday was the ideal Fall day: warm enough to be nice,...

NDRL Fall Classic 2019 Gallery: Mellowing Out With The Classics

It’s been a busy year for BangShift. We’ve been bouncing around the country covering shows, attending races, moving in Chad’s case, and we still have a ways to go. We get a quick...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA’s World Finals: Is This The End?!

Yep, we’ve come to the end of our coverage from Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and the NMRA’s World Finals event at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We went into the...

NDRL Fall Classic 2019 Gallery: Classic Action As The Leaves Fall In Kentucky

It seems that the autumn season is making up for some lost time here in Western Kentucky. We’ve been enjoying a prolonged summer-like feeling right up until yesterday morning, when the clouds...