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

7s On Skinnies – This Aussie Datsun Truck Runs 7.90 With A 225 Tire on The Back!

It was of course the great Colin Chapman who defined his philosophy on race car building as “simplify and add lightness”. If we met the owner of this awesome little Datsun truck in...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Late 1960s Footage From New England Dragway Is Spectacular

New England Dragway really is special and right now it is really quiet as the off-season days and weeks tick away. That will end though and when it does the place will be filled with more of the same...

Drag Strip Time Travel: Watch The Awesome (Narrated) Action From York US 30 Drag Strip 1970-1972

It’s been a while since we have found some “new” old drag racing footage but lo and behold we have done just that today. You are about to see some awesome action from a drag strip...

Manifold Explosion Video: Watch This Mustang Barf The Whole Hood!

Boy, this is about as violent as an intake manifold explosion comes outside of the world of professional level drag racing. You are going to see a nasty sounding little Mustang at English Mountain...

Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day Three Action!

Here’s Day 3 racing action from Drag Challenge in Australia. After multiple Aussies became regulars on Hot Rod Drag Week years and years ago there was an incredibly smart contingent that decided to...

Watch This 447ci Jon Kaase Racing Engines Built Boss Absolutely RPM To The Moon

The NHRA’s competition eliminator class is one of the most BangShifty zones of motorsports in the world. One of the last true unabashed places for complete mechanical creativity in the sport...

Vintage Drag Racing Film: Santa Pod Circa 1978 With Rocket Funny Cars, Hot Rods, and The End Of The Last Top Fuel Slingshot

Having had the chance to hang out with some dedicated drag racing fans from the UK at the NHRA Gatornationals last weekend, I have had Santa Pod on my mind this week. The place has loads of awesome...

Randy Weatherford Fires Off 3.605-Second Pass to Lead Friday Pro Mod Qualifying at U.S. Street Nationals

BRADENTON, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2023) – Perennial Pro Mod front runner Randy Weatherford laid down a 3.605-second pass at 210.11 mph to take the provisional No. 1 spot in Outlaw Pro Mod presented by...

Holley’s LSFest West Pre-Registration Is Open! Register Now Before It Sells Out!

Here we go folks! LSFest West pre-registration is live and ready to take your entries. This is the biggest and baddest event in the west and if you want to come out and enjoy everything LS and LT...

Tony Stewart On NHRA: ‘There Isn’t Anything Else I’ve Done In My Life That Shakes You So Hard’

There you go, straight out of Tony Stewart’s mouth, and we love him for it. I’ve spent some time with Tony and Leah recently and can tell you that they are serious competitors, great...

Crash, Bang, BOOM Video: These 1990s Era Nostalgia Drag Racing Wrecks Are Nasty

Nostalgia Drag Racing today in the year 2016 is a far different animal than the activity that began back in the 1970s and then really caught fire in the 1990s. If you had told someone in the middle...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Make A Roaring 10-Second Run In A 4-Speed 1955 Chevrolet!

In the era of clutchless transmissions, turbocharged engines that make 3,000hp on alcohol, chassis designs that look straight out of the Terminator movie franchise, and advanced control systems that...

Doorslammer Time Machine Video: Watch Awesome IHRA Pro Mod Action From Bristol 1993!

Every drag racing fan has “their era”. The older guys were around to see the transition and evolution of funny cars, the birth and perfection of the rear engine dragster, and other things...

Vintage Video: This News Report From The 1981 AHRA World Finals Is Cool!

The spectator numbers are surely weird, the news reporter is a little confused, but this news report from the 1981 AHRA World Finals is awesome. Why? It shows all of the final rounds and includes...