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

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE SHAKEDOWN AT THE SUMMIT STARTING 10AM TODAY EST!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE SHAKEDOWN AT THE SUMMIT STARTING AT 11AM EASTERN SATURDAY     Ohhhhh this is gonna be good! BangShift will provide LIVE and FREE streaming coverage of the 2014...

Funny Car Great Frearless Fred Goeske Dead – From Funny Cars With Doors To Rockets, The Man Drove ‘Em All

They don’t build ’em like Fred Goeske anymore. His story of evolution in the sport of drag racing mirrors that of many from his era. He began tinkering with cars in his teens, spent time...

This Aerial Video Of The Construction Progress At Dragway 42 Is Awesome And Shows The Scope Of The Massive Project

We’ve been following the rebirth of Dragway 42 since the very beginning when it was announced that the Matcham family had purchased the facility and planned to “revamp” it. Well...

Pacific Raceways For Sale – Legendary Multi-Use Track That Opened In 1960 On The Market

We’ve reported on some racetracks for sale recently with places like Lancaster Speedway in New York but for sure the biggest and most famous track for sale on the market today is Pacific...

Fun Ford Weekend Maple Grove 2014 – Drag Action Photos And Results Here!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Maple Grove Raceway is tucked away in the rolling Pennsylvania hillside and boasts a long history of Ford-only drag racing having hosted the infamous Ford...

Justin Oney’s Drag Week 2014 Photo Journal – Day Three – Big Drama At Thunder Valley Raceway Park

(Photos by Justin Oney) –  Thunder Valley Raceway Park was the scene of a pivotal third day of Drag Week 2014. There was hot and heavy racing in every category, there were roughly 1,500 fans...

Drag Week 2014: Justin Oney’s Photo Diary – Day One On The Strip And On The Road

(Photos by Justin Oney) – Lots of us were wondering how on Earth, the Hot Rod Magazine people were going to stretch the drive into 1,000+ miles between the tracks wer were racing at. If you...

The Racetrack At 57 Gunnville Rd. – A History Of Lancaster Dragway And Why It Needs To Be Saved

(Words by  Rob Kozak – Photos Rob Kozak Collection) – Originally a 1/2 mile dirt oval, the race track at 57 Gunnville Rd. in Lancaster, New York opened its doors on May 30, 1959. ...

See The Nasty V. Gaines Pro Stock Wreck At zMax Through The Amazing Lens Of Mark Rebilas

(Photos by Mark Rebilas) – Yesterday we showed you the video of V. Gaines suffering one of the worst wrecks in recent Pro Stock history. The car got loose at the top end of the track, got into...

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FINAL DAY OF DRAG WEEK 2014 LIVE – BROADCAST STARTS AT 10AM CENTRAL!

(Photo credits Brandan Gillogly and Larry Chen/Hot Rod) – Well, the week has finally arrived. After months and months of non-stop work by racers, planning by Hot Rod Magazine staff, and...

Watch The Most Dramatic Moment In Drag Week History – The Beyond All Thrash That Got Larson To The Line, But Not The Result He Wanted

Ultimately Chad will tell the whole tale of his 2014 Drag Week with Larry Larson. He’ll give you the details on how they got about an hour’s sleep total in three days, how they nearly...

Drag Week 2014: Action And Pit Photos From Thunder Valley Raceway In Noble, Oklahoma

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) –  It has been an insane week, so insane that I am working on a combined total of about eight hours of sleep since Monday. I’m not sure where I am or who I am...

Hot Rod Drag Week 2014 – Tech Day Photos And HUGE Testing Numbers From Tulsa — Click HERE

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) – It is official, Drag Week 2014 will be the largest in the 10 year history of the event with a final tally of more than 300 competitors that’ll try to survive...

Mark Rebilas Chooses His Top 60 Photos From The 60th Chevrolet Performance NHRA US Nationals – Spectacular Stuff In Here

(Photos by Mark Rebilas Photography) – We’re always excited when we get a note slid under the door by super awesome shooter Mark Rebilas tipping us off to something he’s posted on...