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

BANGshift’s Nitro Funny Car Gypsy Lays Out Odds For The 26th California Hot Rod Reunion!

As nitro funny car racing matures, the task of picking the final rounds and a top ten in the class is getting tougher and tougher with each event. The 26th California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club...

Watch Steve Torrance Wak Away Unscathed From A Horrendous NHRA Top Fuel Wreck In Dallas

Texan Steve Torrance walked away from a horrendous NHRA top fuel wreck in Dallas on Sunday when his car cut down a rear tire and smashed into the wall going more then 300mph. The current NHRA top...

NHRA Top Fuel Champion Shawn Langdon Moves Into A Kalitta Funny Car In 2018!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt, Bob Wingfield and NHRA Media)  It’s that time of the year called the Silly Season, where drivers in all forms of motorsport are rumored to be moving from team to team,...

How’s That Smoked Gap Taste? Larry Larson And The S-10 From Hades Win While Smoking The Tires The Whole Way!

If you have ever been looking for a measuring stick to determine whether or not you are a bad ass, this video is pretty much all need to see. If you are able to control a 3,500hp truck that is trying...

Weird Science Video: Here’s How Nitromethane Gets Made In A Laboratory

Nitromethane is the coolest most exotic, most expensive, and most powerful racing fuel in the world. It is also kind of mysterious liquid. The video we stumbled upon below shows how nitromethane is...

2017 Nitro Nationals Coverage From Tulsa! Ladies Ruled In Top Fuel and Funny Car

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – It was a first for the world of nostalgia drag racing last month in Tulsa. Never before had women won both top fuel and nitro funny car at a Heritage Series event...

Watch Andrew Johnson’s Short Flight And Hard Landing At No Mercy 8 – Car Came Back And Raced!

Andrew Johnson had one of the most interesting weekends of any Radial vs The World competitor at No Mercy 8. Why? It was the first time he had ever bolted radials to his car that normally runs in the...

10 Years Ago John Force and Kenny Bernstein Had A Massive Wreck At The Texas Motorplex – Full Video Here

It was a holy disaster that was reminiscent of another chilling and iconic drag racing crash. When John Force’s chassis slid past Kenny Bernstein at the top end of the race track with no...

Wanna Buy A Drag Strip? Roxboro Motorsports Park Is Going To Be Auctioned In A Month

If you have been itching to buy a turn key drag strip, your chance to get the job done is coming in a month. Exactly a month to be precise as November 10th is the date that Roxboro Motorsports Park...

Alexis DeJoria Will Retire From NHRA Drag Racing At The Close Of The 2017 Season

NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria has announced her forthcoming retirement from the sport of NHRA drag racing at the end of the 2017 season. The driver of the Tequila Patron funny car has had a...

IHRA Ends Class Racing Changes Format To Sportsman Bracket Program – Summit Racing Equipment To Sponsor

Well this is big news in the world of drag racing and it isn’t exactly good. After leaving the world of professional heads up drag racing a couple of years ago, IHRA has now announced that they...

Thrill! This Video Is The Opening Of The Awesome Eddie Hill Story Video Dean Papadeas Made In The 1980s.

As I gather my things and prepare to head toward the Texas Motorsplex for the NHRA AAA of Texas Fall Nationals thoughts of Top Fuel greatness are on the forefront of my mind. Eddie Hill laid down one...

Remember The Awesome Shorty Top Fuel Dragster Of Diamond Dave Miller? This Video Rules

If there’s a more BangShifty story from the world of 1980s top fuel racing than that of Illinois racer Diamond Dave Miller, we have no idea what it is. A cool guy, a car that defied every known...

Watch No Mercy 8 LIVE Right Here Along With The Event Schedule – The Radial Tire War Is Going To Be Fought At SGMP

Well we have been talking about it for days and now it is here. No Mercy 8 will be going on from today all the way until Sunday at South Georgia Motorsports Park. Thanks to our friends at MotorMania...