Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320

Kontinentals Drag Of The Drag Race Coverage: Old Hot Rods, The Coolest Junior Dragster Ever, And Big Fun In Texas

(Photos by Bob Paxton) – Here’s our second and final collection of photos from the awesome Kontinentals Car Club Day of the Drag Race event which was held at the eternally cool Little...

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion: Doorslammers and Nothing But Doorslammers At Famoso

If all anyone wanted to do at the drag strip was to get to the finish line in the most consistent and efficient way possible, the world would be awash with dragsters and that would be a boring world....

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion: More Funny Car Photos From Famoso Raceway – Nothing But Flops!

Dan Horan was the victor in the funny car category at the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion and he also locked up the NHRA Heritage Series Championship with his victory, closing the deal that he could...

Raymond Beadle Has Died – All Time Drag Racing Great Was Phenomenal Driver, Visionary Promoter, Loved The World Over

We hate writing these. Funny car giant Raymond Beadle has died. We had been hearing that Beadle was having some medical issues and were hoping for the best but it seems as though that will not be the...

Check Out These Awesome Hot Rods And Historic Race Cars From The Famed Famoso Grove At The CHRR

While the action on the track is hot and heavy at Bakersfield each year during the California Hot Rod Reunion, it is only part of the show. Note that this event is specifically called a...

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL OF OUR 2014 CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION PHOTOS

IF YOU WANT TO WATCH THE CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION STREAMING BROADCAST CLICK HERE    Well the 2014 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion has already provided some awesome action and it ain’t...

Relive The Incredible Winged Express “Passing” Burnout From The 2010 California Hot Rod Reunion HERE – Video

Of all the great things we have caught on film over the year at Famoso Raceway over the years on our live broadcasts, the footage you see below ranks pretty darned near close to the top. Why?...

More Action Photos From The Hemi Challenge At The 43rd Dutch Classic – Elephants Marching At Maple Grove

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Maple Grove Raceway for the 43rd time hosted the Pennsylvania Dutch Classic, part of the NHRA Division 1 National Open Series and for the last several years...

Drag Gallery: The Atlanta $10,000 Nostalgia Race is Packed with Cool Drag Racing Heritage

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Last week, we shared a gallery of photos from Tommy Lee Byrd, as he ventured to a historic drag strip in Georgia. This week, it’s another Georgia drag...

Hemi Challenge At The Dutch Coverage: Pit and Action Photos From The Super Stock Hemi Challenge At Maple Grove

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – They are not the fastest cars in super stock. They are not the most complicated cars in super stock. They are not the loudest cars in super stock, but they are the...

Watch Don Fezell Make The Quickest Stock Eliminator Pass In History 8.50!

It was May of 2001 when the first nine second pass was made in stock eliminator. It was April of 2012 when Don Fezell punched his Cobra Jet into the eight second zone, smashing the eight second...

Wild Photos: Altered Wheelbase Wheelstand Sequences From The 2013 California Hot Rod Reunion

We’re getting pumped up for our LIVE streaming broadcast of the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion from Bakersfield, California next weekend. To get you all up on the chip we decided to grab some...

BREAKING NEWS! Hot Rod Releases Proposed Drag Week Rules For 2015 And Beyond!

We all knew it was coming, and it’s now official as Freiburger released the new proposed set of rules for Hot Rod’s Drag Week. While it’s not finalized, this is a heads-up of what...

Race Coverage: The 2014 Nitro Nationals At Osage Tulsa Raceway Park – Funny Cars, Dragsters, Altereds, And More

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – I’m sure all you fellow Bangshifter’s are familiar with Tulsa Raceway Park’s bi-annual Throwdown in T-Town eighth mile Pro Mod Races streamed live...