Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Theoretical Fun: How The Bloodhound LSR Car Would Do In A Drag Race Against An F1 Car, A Bugatti, and A Normal Road Car

We’re a few weeks into this whole lockdown deal and one of the impressive things that’s happened is that people in the automotive media world have gotten pretty freaking creative on how...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Bob Frey and Jon Lundberg Talk About Their Lives and Careers In Drag Racing – Dave Mac Tribute As Well!

This is a pretty special episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Why? The guests are Bob Frey and Jon Lundberg two of drag racing’s greatest announcers. The guys talk about their lives in the...

Angry Italian: This Vega Drag Car From Italy Has A Tunnel Rammed Big Block, Vertical Zoomies, and It’s Quick!

Italy has been the center of the news for not great reasons over the last few weeks as the country has been in the grips of the Coronavirus epidemic. Italy is a beautiful country who’s people...

Did Craig Breedlove Get Ripped Off By Carroll Shelby? This Video Tells The Fascinating Tale Of How It Happened!

The world of motorsports is filled with the most awesome stories that one could ever imagine. Just when you think that they couldn’t get any better, weirder, or more interesting, they do. Case...

Looks Like Garbage, Runs Like Stink: This Little Aussie Mazda 323 Station Wagon Is Basic And Runs 8.50s!

If there’s anything more fun than a (mostly) stock bodied car on a narrow tire running middle eights on a drag strip, I’d really like to know about it. From Drag Week to the various 8.50...

NHRA Releases Revised 2020 Schedule – Major Changes, Countdown Format Off, Old-School Points Chase Starts In June

The NHRA has released a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 Mello Mello Drag Racing Series tour and it is one that includes some significant changes. Interrupted by the COVID-19 virus...

Last Race Standing: PDRA Postpones Season Opening East Coast Nationals At GALOT Motorsports Park Due To Pandemic

The last major event on the United States drag racing schedule that was still hanging into a scheduled spot has been postponed. PDRA series officials announced the other day that their season opening...

Drag Racing Update Video: What Happened In Drag Racing Last Week? More Than You Think!

In my work for the NHRA, I have been keeping tabs on stuff that’s been going on around the sport of drag racing. While we might not be racing currently, it doesn’t mean that...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: 8mm Footage Set To Classical Music From The 1964 NHRA US Nationals!

This is one of those videos that you watch when you know you have the drag racing thing bad. Why? Well it is some really amazing 8mm footage set to classical music from the 1964 NHRA Nationals. The...

Listen Up: The Mafia Killer Who Loved Funny Cars – The Incredible Full Story Of Broadway Freddie DeName

I like telling stories and I like telling them with some depth. That’s why I have been messing around with a new podcast series to tell the stories of racing history and automotive curiosity...

Watch Art Arfons Blast An English Runway At 275mph In This 1970 News Clip – Awesome!

When it comes to personal hot rodding heroes, Art Arfons ranks damned close to number one on my list. Ok, he IS number one on my list. A guy from very humble beginnings, he was a self taught master...

The BANGshift Shut In Video List Is Here! Be Entertained By Racing Stuff, Tech Stuff, And Funny Stuff

With COVID-19 causing most of us to limit our outside excursions this past week, and with more and more of us being told to stay away from each other, there is a distinct possibility that boredom...

Watch AA Fuel Altereds At The March Meet Right Here! Eliminations Action Was Awesome!

If you don’t know who won the March Meet AA Fuel Altered class then we don’t want to spoil it for you, but we will say that we are very excited about it because he’s one of our...