Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Chatsworth Street Racing Crash: What We Know And How The Community Is Responding

The scene played out exactly as you’d expect it to: a highly worked over Nissan GT-R in the right lane, a Shelby Mustang with a reported $100,000 in modifications in the left lane, a crowd of...

Holley Announces Sponsorship of Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals – Lutz, VerSchave, Hundreds More To Participate

Holley has announced their sponsorship of the drag racing portion at the 2015 Tri-Five Nationals which will be held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky August 14-15, 2015. The event is...

Indiana Loses A Strip – Can The Eighth Mile At Chandler Motorsports Park Be Saved?

The drag strip at Chandler Motorsports Park in Indiana has been open for more than 50 years but as recent news tell us, the hometown drag strip will no longer be opening its gates for drag racers to...

NHRA Sends Letters Announcing License Revocation To Street Outlaws TV Cast – Competition Licenses To Be Revoked If Participation Continues

The NHRA has sent strongly worded letters to virtually everyone who is appearing or has recently appeared on the hit Discovery Channel television show Street Outlaws. This show follows the exploits...

Lancaster National Speedway And Dragway Renews IHRA Sanction, Revives Weekly Quick 16 Program

Two great pieces of news for drag racers in the Buffalo, New York area today as the reinvigorated Lancaster National Speedway and Dragway has announced that they have renewed their longstanding...

Love Small Tire Drag Racing? Small Tire Nation Has A Massive Calendar Of Events From Across The Country

Someone finally went and did it. Someone finally did the thing that every small tire drag racing fan in the world has wanted for a long time and that is to create a place where there’s access...

55th NHRA Winternationals – Professional And Sportsman Champions Repeat

The first race of the 2015 season for NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series brings with it a surge of optimism for all the race teams. With a clean slate in a new year to build upon most teams...

IHRA Nitro Jam – Explosive Opener In Tucson Qualifying

Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos by Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne   The International Hot Rod Association’s 2015 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season opened Friday afternoon at...

San Antonio IHRA Nitro Jam Postponed, Event Moved To Baton Rouge Amidst Ownership Questions At SAR

The news coming from San Antonio Raceway lately has hardly been positive. The track was shuttered, the equipment was reportedly stolen, and then it was put up for public auction where no deal was...

Strip Trip: A Peek Inside The Frozen Remains Of Pocono Drag Lodge – One Of The Best Known Lost Strips In The Country

So I am finally getting to this series of drag strip visit stories from our family road trip in December. I am going to run them mostly in the order that we visited but I may mess with that a little...

Big News: Victory Motorcycles To Compete In NHRA Pro Stock Bike In 2015 With Matt And Angie Smith

Here’s some NHRA news that we did not know was in the works. Victory Motorcycles announced that they will be competing in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle category in 2015 fielding two bikes with...

Exclusive: Captain Jack McClure Will Be Making FULL QUARTER MILE RUNS In His Rocket Kart This February – Looking For 5-Second ETs!

WOW! That was our first reaction when we got news that Captain Jack McClure would be making full quarter mile runs in his rocket kart this February. Double wow! That was our second response when we...

Nitro Photos! More Coverage From The 2015 PRO Winter Warm Up

We had a blast at the awesome Palm Beach International Raceway last weekend bringing you live action from the 2015 PRO Winter Warm Up. This testing session featured some of the biggest names in NHRA...

BREAKING: John Force Racing To Run Chevy Camaro Funny Car Bodies In 2015 And Beyond

Respected and well-informed auto racing reporter Louis Brewster of the Inland Daily Bulletin newspaper is reporting that John Force Racing will announce tomorrow that they will be running Chevy...