Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News

$50,000 Payday! Mid-West Pro Mod Racing Series Announces The Elite 16 Race Presented By Elite Motorsports – Winner Takes All!

Big news coming out of the Mid-West Pro Mod Racing Series camp late last night! Keith Haney has announced the details for the Elite Motorsports, LLC Elite 16 race, an event separate from the regular...

2018 NHRA New England Nationals: From Stock Eliminator To Top Fuel and Prep Tractors our Last Blast Of Photos Has It All

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – It’s hard to believe that it was basically a week ago when we were up in Epping, New Hampshire sucking snoot full of nitromethane and watching super stockers...

2018 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: More Nitro and Pro NHRA Action

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – We’re back with more photos from the blown out 2018 NHRA New England Nationals. Dave Nutting killed the images at this race, capturing one of the most rarely...

2018 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up And Hauling At The Old Track In Epping

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – It was the most attended drag race in the 52 year history of New England Dragway and the fans on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday got one heck of a show. From wheels up...

Vintage Drag Photos: These Images Were Taken By A Happy 13 Year Old Kid Working In The Parking Lot Of US30 Drag Strip!

(By Greg Rourke) – Imagine being 13 years old and getting a job at US30 Dragstrip in Indiana. I recently met a man who did exactly that. His job was assisting in the parking lot, but this also...

AFCO Terminator Series Struts Can Turn Your Drag Car Into A Certified Killer (With Video)

When it comes to bleeding edge drag racing suspension technology and products, AFCO Racing has been the industry leader for years. Employing the best engineering, the best materials, and one of the...

Killer Video: Travel Back In Time To The 1986 NHRA Mile High Nationals – Fantastic Action! Mac On The Call

In a couple of weekends, one of the most interesting and fun races on the NHRA Mello Yello Tour will be contested at Bandimere Speedway outside of Denver, Colorado. The Mile High Nationals have been...

Doing It Wrong Video: Watch This Cackling Funny Car Throw The Rods Out And Put On A Flame Show

Now, this is both a scary example and a valuable lesson regarding stuff that burns nitro. The scary example part is when the engine barfs the rods out the bottom and throws fire all over the place...

Big News: Kansas City International Raceway Is Coming Back – New Location, Vintage Name – Missouri Drag Racing Fans Have A Track On The Way

Well here’s some happy news from the world of drag racing AND dirt track racing. Chris Payne, the guy behind the rebirth of Heartland Motorsports Park and National Trail Raceway has announced...

Drag Racing News: U.S. Army Redirecting its Marketing Efforts for 2019 – DSR and NHRA Sponsorships End After World Finals

In news announced yesterday, Don Schumacher Racing revealed that the US Army, a near 20-year partner of the team will be ending its sponsorship of Tony Schumacher’s top fuel dragster and the...

2018 PDRA Firecracker Nationals Coverage: Action Photos From A Molten Hot Weekend In Virginia

(Photos by David Whealon and Benoit Pigeon) – Virginia Motorsports Park’s summer of resurgence continues a couple weekends ago when the PDRA Firecracker Nationals rolled into town for...

STOLEN: Help Find This Racer’s Entire Setup…Car, Truck And Trailer All Disappeared!

We hate thieves with a passion we can’t properly express here due to our self-censorship. There is nothing that will rip the bottom out of your stomach faster than finding out that the gear you...

Drag Ads and High Performance Print Screamers From the 1960s and 70s

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s there weren’t all that many places to get your timely drag racing news from. Drag News, National Dragster, and several smaller regional papers like East...

Last Photo Blast: More Images From The Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Here’s our last peek at the world of NHRA Mello Yello drag racing as it looked in Bristol, Tennessee at the 2018 Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals....