Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 New Drag Race Products, BangShift 1320

2018 Legends Of Nitro Calendars Are Yours – Just About For The Asking!

Four years ago Kevin Stith wanted to create a calendar to promote the popularity of NHRA Heritage Series and IHRA nitro funny cars, jumping at the opportunity to publish it under his Legends of Nitro...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: Joe Fisher’s New Copper Plated Dragster Is Really Cool

Believe it or not, one of the hardest things to do in motorsports is to show up at the PRI show on any given year with a race car and stand apart from the crowd. You have to remember that this is a...

The Strip At Las Vegas Motor Speedway Is Going 4-Wide. Here’s The Progress So Far

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been under the knife for the past several weeks as construction is going on to expand the facility from two dragstrip lanes to four. Like their sister track...

Hell Yes! The Whack Is Back, Baby! Scott Palmer Inks Multi-Year Extension Wit Cat Spot, Dom Lagana To Fly Colors As Well!

One of the true good guys in the sport of professional drag racing has inked a multi-year deal to keep himself out on the road and chugging nitro for seasons to come. Scott Palmer Racing announced...

That Time Bret Kepner Predicted The Future Of Pro Stock…40 Years Ago

(Story reused with Bret Kepner’s permission) – Proudly we have had more than a few examples of Bret Kepner’s work appear on BangShift over the years. One of the preeminent...

2017 NHRA Dutch Classic Coverage: A Final Blast Of Wheels Up Stock Eliminator Action

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Big thanks to our man Joe Grippo for blasting these photos a little while back at the 2017 NHRA Dutch Classic, held at Pennsylvania’s Maple Grove Raceway. The...

Heartland Park Topeka Changes Name To Heartland Motorsports Park – Announces Major No-Prep Race For 2018

Big news from the formerly named Heartland Park Topeka facility in Topeka, Kansas. The home of the NHRA Heartland Nationals will now be known as Heartland Motorsports Park and the track announced the...

STOLEN! Help Us Locate Mark Williams Racing Enterprises Display Trailer

Thieves are the worst and that’s especially true when they mess with your friends. Well, thieves have messed with our friends at Mark Williams Enterprises, stealing a trailer from their shop....

The Big One: Watch This Brazilian Drag Car Blow Up In A Blazing Fury – Wild In-Car Video!

This video is in parts wild, in parts spectacular, and in parts a cautionary tale. The wild part is pretty obvious. As you will see, Sabrina Lorene was absolutely flying down the track in her eight...

Watch Larry McBride Make The Quickest Top Fuel Drag Bike Run In History 5.611!

Larry McBride, the Ruthian motorcycle drag racing legend added even more size to his amazingly massive resume of accomplishments a couple of weeks back when he annihilated all previously existing...

NHRA Pro Stock News: In 2018 Teams Can Use ANY Accepted Engine Combo In ANY Accepted Body – Team Requested – OEM Approved

December 4th, 2017 will be a date that’ll live forever in the annals of NHRA pro stock history. Why? It is the date that the NHRA announced that pro stock teams will be able to run any accepted...

The Bob Glidden Story: This Ford Made 1980s Film Gives An Awesome Look Into Glidden’s Career At Its Peak

We understand that Bob Glidden is not doing so well medically at the moment and that means we’re sending him all the good juju that we can. Part of that is thinking about, looking back on, and...

2017 Mad Mule Season Finale Coverage – Wheels Up And Flying At GALOT Motorsports Park

(Words and photos by David Whealon) –  As to be expected, the last race of the sophomore drag racing season at the cutting edge, multi-use Galot Motorsports Park was nothing short of awesome....

Mike Dunn Named Senior Consultant For International Hot Rod Association – No Longer President Of IHRA

In an announcement that we cannot say we were 100% surprised to hear, Mike Dunn has been named senior consultant for the International Hot Rod Association and is no longer the president of the...