Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Drag Races

Pro Mod Action Gallery: PDRA Racing At Virginia Motorsports Park A Heap Load Of Pro Mods Showed Up

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – This past week end was the fifth event for the PDRA and to say the least, it was a major one. In the subdivided pro mod family, an astonishing 77 cars...

Predictable Move: Hellcat Challenger 001 Off Assembly To Be Auctioned At Barrett-Jackson (Charity Gets Dough, So It Is All Good)

Remember back in the good old days…like 10 years ago when new cars would come out and arrive at the dealers to be driven off by happy new owners? Remember when THAT used to be the chain of...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: The Coolest Cars, Parts, And Stuff From The Pits (Part 1)

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – As any drag racer or gearhead knows, all the cool stuff happens in the pits. The racing is just a byproduct of the work being done by the owners and...

Action Photos And Results From Cordova IHRA Nitro Jam- Full Five Second Field In Nostalgia Funny Car

When we heard that the IHRA Summer Nationals at Cordova Dragway Park is the most anticipated IHRA national event of the season, it was time to pay attention.  There were a couple of us who watched...

This Patina Perfect 1966 Chevy II Nova Has Lived Its Life In El Paso And It’ll Be Terrorizing Drag Week This Year – Build Photos Here

(Words and photos by Justin Oney) – When Hot Rod Dragweek Registration went live Josh Cass was on the ball and lucky enough to secure a spot to participate as 1 of 20 cars registered in Super...

New Photos Right Here! Horan Sets Record & Wins NFC Class At NHRA Heritage Race

Dan Horan Jr, from Sylmar, California claimed the Nitro Funny Car win at Rocky Mountain Raceways’ Summer Kick-Off Saturday, June 7 with a tough eight-car field. Horan bested Kris Krabill, from...

Danny Thompson Clocks 317mph Run In Challenger II During USFRA Test Session At Bonneville

It was a great weekend of testing for Danny Thompson and the entire Challenger II team as the car clocked a 317mph run during the USFRA test session on the Bonneville Salt Flats in preparation for...

Milestone: Danny Thompson’s Challenger II Is On The Bonneville Salt Right Now! Test Session This Weekend – Check Here For Details

(Photos by Peter Vincent and Holly Martin) – Well the dream has become a reality for Danny Thompson and now the rest of the world will get to see how that reality plays out because the awesome...

Dragway 42 Opening Delayed Until 2015 – Construction Work Slowed Due To Poor Weather Conditions

Ma Nature can take the best laid plans and make mince meat of them and that’s about what’s happened to the team at Dragway 42 out in Ohio this Spring/Summer. The issue is rain and they...

Awesome News For Northwest Drag Fans – Spokane County Raceway Joins IHRA

  Ever since Orville Moe, the longtime owner and operator of Spokane Raceway Park was thrown out of his facility in 2008 by track investors and the courts, the County-owned facility has been in...

The Places They Raced: An Abandoned Street Racing Haven

It is a straightaway to nowhere located off a bustling secondary road in Braintree, Massachsuetts. Ironically, it is now part of a nature reservation, but for several years in the 1960s and early...

Extreme Outlaw Pro Mods In Atlanta – Wild Cars, Wild Weather, And Great Times

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – My last visit at Atlanta dragway was back in 1989 for some heads up Top Sportsman racing. Not too surprisingly, this new visit took me for the same kind...

Nitro Cars Test For Famoso’s Saturday Night Nitro

In the third year, Saturday Night Nitro at Auto Club Famoso Raceway has become an awesome event for west coaster nitro racers and fans of the exotic racing fuel.  Reminiscent of battles at Saturday...

NMCA West JE Pistons West Coast Shootout Winners Circle Photos

Marc Lewis at Hedman was out at the NMCA West JE Pistons West Coast Shootout this weekend running his car around the Hotchkis Autocross, and made it over to the winners circle to grab photos of all...