Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

STOLEN! Help Us Find Jason Tabscott’s 1975 Chevrolet Camaro And GMC Sierra!

We are just now getting word that Drag Week first-timer Jason Tabscott’s 1975 Chevrolet Camaro and his late-model GMC Sierra tow rig were stolen. Tabscott, whose high-revving Street Race...

NMCA Announces 2016 Event Schedule: NMCA Classes And Special Events At Each Race!

Besides all the great drag racing you expect from NMCA, they are once again turning up the boost on another year with even more special events at each and every venue! From Sealed Stock shootouts to...

John Force Says Thank You To NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon At Charlotte Race

Words and photos by John Force Racing   John Force’s memories of Jeff Gordon go back to the early 90’s when the two drivers were just getting started on their impressive championship...

Jack Beckman, Morgan Lucas, Erica Enders & Jerry Savoie Victorious At Indy’s Big Go!

Words by NHRA Communications Photos by Mike Burghardt   “Fast” Jack Beckman completed a sweep of the weekend in Funny Car with his victory on Labor Day Monday at the Chevrolet Performance...

Rick Snavely’s ’69 Camaro Takes First Career NHRA Pro Mod Win!

Words by NHRA Communications Photos by Mike Burghardt   Rick Snavely raced to his first career win Monday during the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Chevrolet...

The 2016 Good Vibrations March Meet Date Is Set!

With all motorsports series nearing the end of their 2015 season, some events are releasing partial schedules for the quickly approaching 2016 racing season.   Mark your 2016 calendars, now!...

George Farkouh Resets EFI Real Street Record At NMCA World Street Finals: In 1st Place Going Into LSFest

The NMCA World Street Finals at Norwalk’s Summit Motorsports Park was a barn burner! Running a pair of 7.70 second passes at more than 178 miles per hour, George Farkouh silenced all comers in...

2015 NHRA New England Hot Rod Reunion Coverage: Photos From The Show AND The Strip

Photos by Rich Pasley – The 2015 NHRA New England Hot Rod Reunion was definitely the best one that race organizers and contestants have seen since the event’s conception several years...

2015 U.S. Nationals Extra: Wofford Captures Awesome Mopar HEMI® Challenge Victory!

Words by MOPAR Motorsports Photos by Mike & Jeff Burghardt   The 15th anniversary edition of the Mopar HEMI® Challenge at the 61st annual National Hot Rod Association U.S. Nationals saw a...

2015 U.S. Nationals Extra: Beckman Wins Traxxas Nitro Funny Car Shootout – DSR Runs The Table!

Words by NHRA Communications Photos by Mike & Jeff Burghardt and Ron Lewis courtesy of John Force Racing   Jack Beckman earned a $100,000 payday with his victory in the Traxxas Nitro...

2015 U.S. Nationals Extra: Antron Brown Pockets $100,000 Traxxas Payday!

Words by NHRA Communications   Antron Brown raced to victory in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, earning a $100,000 payday! Brown, the 2012 Top...

Racer Jim Hughes Takes Over Tucson Dragway

Words by Shayna Keller Photos by Bob Snyder   IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG) has announced that three Tucson businessmen, Jon Bradford, Tom Koenan and Jim Hughes will take over the...

2015 NHRA US Nationals Extra: Rickie Smith Leads Friday Pro Mod Qualifying

#6 Qualifier Danny Rowe, 2015 Corvette, 5.952, 245.00   Words by NHRA Communications   Defending NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series world champion Rickie Smith raced to the qualifying lead...

2015 U.S. Nationals Extra: Super/Comp Racer Sadie Floyd Makes National Event Debut

Words and photos by WinLight Communications   Sadie Floyd has never been one to simply sit back and watch. This week at NHRA’s 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the...