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

This Simple Video Is A Great Little Learning Lesson About How Interesting Nitromethane Is As A Fuel

This is a cool video because using a very simple demonstration it vividly illustrates how interesting nitromethane is as a fuel. Obviously it is the foundation for some of the most incredible drag...

Steve Matusek Announces Partnership With Garrett Turbochargers For 2019 Season

This is great news for our pal Steve Matusek as he has announced a major partnership with Garrett Turbochargers for his 2019 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod campaign. While Matusek’s name is linked...

2019 Indoor National Dragfest Photo Coverage: Our Second Load Of Images From This Event

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re back with more cool Joe Grippo photos of the 2019 Indoor National Dragfest which did two really important things. Firstly it pulled drag racing enthusiasts...

2019 Indoor National Dragfest Photo Coverage: Awesome Cars, History, and More!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – It’s January, it’s cold, it’s snowing and the dragstrips will be closed for at least a few more months, pretty bleak times for drag racers for sure....

Fresh Catch: This Group Of Drag Racing Ads For Cars, Races, and Exhibition Machines Sums Up 1967 Nicely!

It has bee a while since I cracked the vault open and grabbed a fresh set of cool, historic, and old drag racing magazine ads our for everyone to see. These scans are all from 1967 and they are all...

This Gears and Gasoline Video About NHRA Drag Racing Is Ridiculously Well Made – Good Watch

Now THIS is a cool video. Made by the Gasoline and Gears YouTube channel it features the top fuel dragster and nitro funny car of the Force sisters. We’re guessing this thing was bankrolled by...

Aeromotive Named the Official Fuel System for Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

It is always neat when two great teams get together for their mutual benefit. In this case it is the team at Aeromotive and the team at Frank Hauley’s Drag Racing School. This is a great deal...

Mid-West Pro Mod Series Is Adding Two New Classes: Top Sportsman And Top Dragster, To 2019 Season!

In an announcement yesterday evening, Keith Haney announced a couple of new additions for the 2019 Mid-West Pro Mod Series. We’ve been working in close proximity with MWPM since early on,...

US-60 Drag Strip Spring Nationals Show and Shine Photo Coverage – Not All Of ‘Em Shine But They Are All Neat!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Nostalgia drag racing and some show-n-shine normally accompany each other and the Nostalgia Nationals is no different.  One thing US-60 does is allow the...

Goodguys Need Camaros: Enter Your 1969 Camaro To Be Part Of The Most Elite Group In The Model’s History This July

You don’t need to be Albert Einstein or an automotive historian to know that 1969 is the 50th Anniversary of the ’69 Camaro, one of the most iconic cars that has been produced in the...

Hit Job: Straight Axle Mafia Action And Pit Photos From US60 Drag Strip

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Straight-Axle Mafia (henceforth referred to as SAM) has a pretty steady core of racers that we see nearly every time we attend an even they support. ...

Breaking: Heartland Motorsports Park Owner Threatens To Close, Raze, and Move Facility Over Tax Issues

Chris Payne is the owner of Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kansas. He was the guy that came in and saved what is one of the nicest racing facilities in the country from what was going to be a...

US-60 Drag Strip Drag Action: Sportsman Cars, Time Trials, and Bracket Bombers

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – In the Midwest US-60 is known for many things and some of that is its support for grudge racing, small tire racing, and even no-prep events.  Lots of...

Flaming Craziness Video: The NHRA 2018 Wild Rides Compilation Is Non-Stop Nuts

It is that time of the year again. Time for the talented folk at the NHRA’s video department to put together the Wild Rides compilation video for the season that was. Let’s just say that...