Category Archive: 1320 Drag News

‘Big Daddy’ Don Garlits Will Be Grand Marshal At IHRA Mopar Nitro Jam In Canada Next Weekend

Last week you saw our exclusive coverage of Don Garlits attempt to to be the first person to run over 200 mph in a quarter mile using batteries. The team got close, but after smoking an electric...

Click here for all of our Holley National Hot Rod Reunion 2013 Photos!

WE’RE AT THE TRACK AND GETTING SETUP FOR THE 2014 HOLLEY NHRA NATIONAL HOT ROD REUNION SO WHILE YOU WAIT FOR THE BROADCAST TO START, CHECK IN ON OUR AWESOME PHOTOS FROM 2013! Here’s where...

NHRR’s Strongest Field Of Nostalgia Fuelers Ever At Bowling Green This Weekend – Hirata Calls Rear Engine Dragsters “Sissy Cars”

If there is one thing we always wished we could see at the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion it was a lights out Top Fuel show. The racing has always been great but this year promises to be...

Burned Up Motor Leaves Garlits Short Of 200 On Second Round Of Testing In Swamp Rat 37 Electric Dragster At Bradenton

It wasn’t easy 50 years ago and it isn’t easy now. Don Garlits and the entire operation behind the SR-37 Quest dragster hit a snag in testing yesterday when one of the electric motors...

Listen To A Live Audiocast From The Ohio Mile Today! Live Streaming Audio Of All The Action On The Track Starts At (About 8am EST)

Are you working in the shop today, maybe doing some stuff around the house, in the yard, or going on a long drive? Heck, maybe you have no friends and you’re just a hermit looking for something...

Don Garlits And The Swamp Rat 37 Electric Dragster Are On The Track Today In Search Of 200 MPH! Up To The Minute Updates Here!

As we reported last month, Don Garlits and the Swamp Rat 37 Team have been hard at work in search of the first electric vehicle 200 mph pass in a 1/4 mile. Lawless Industries has partnered with...

Tom Bailey’s Drag Week Winning Camaro Hit’s The Dyno And Makes 2500 Horsepower At The Tires!

Tom Bailey’s Project “Sick Seconds” 1969 Camaro won Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week with record performances never seen before. He ran 6.70s at 213 mph in 2013, and expects to...

Management Announces Closure Of Maine’s Oxford Plains Dragway – Two Strips Left In New England Region

(Photo credit: The Sun Journal) – Citing declining revenues and personnel issues, the current ownership of Oxford Plains Dragway has decided to close the facility for the entire year outside of...

Force Racing Keeps All Challengers At Bay. Still 1-2 In Points. Pedregon, Crampton, Coughlin, and Hines Win In E-Town

In the face of adversity, the strong strive, and John Force Racing is clearly striving even after being told that they are losing both Ford and Castrol at the end of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag...

Mopar Hemi Shootout On Tap At Indy For 14th Consecutive Year – Elephants Will March At 60th US Nationals

Some good news on the drag racing front today as it has been reported that for the 14th year in a row there will be a super stock Hemi shootout at the US Nationals in August. The 60th US Nationals is...

Freiburger and Finnegan Are Currently Driving Mike’s Hemi Powered 1955 Chevy Gasser Across Country – Follow Along Here!

As lots of you already know, the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour will be kicking off in less than a week and the Roadkill guys have been literally working 20 hours a day to build the 1955 Chevy of...

Listen To The Mighty Chrysler Hellcat Hemi Roar – Plus The Untold Angle No One Is Talk About Regarding This Engine

The news of the 600+ horsepower, supercharged hemi engine known as the Hellcat at Chrysler has rip sawed across the internet like a Japanese bullet train and rightfully so. This engine plants the...

Breaking News: Follow A Dream Racing Team Debuts First 5th Generation Camaro Funny Car Body

It is funny how the cosmos works. At exactly 5:30pm Eastern Standard Time on this date 17 years ago, Jay Blake was involved in an industrial accident that took his sight, his sense of smell, his...

Michigan City Sends Street Outlaws Crew Packing – Crew Says Races Are Fake, Racers Disagree

An interesting story came out of Romulus, Michigan yesterday when city officials rescinded on and earlier agreement with the people behind the Street Outlaws TV show due to safety concerns that...