Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Drag Racing Feature, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Drag Races

TED PETERS WINS 2014 NOSTALGIA PRO STOCK “BLACK ARROW CUP” AT SIKESTON – Photo Coverage And Results HERE!

(Words: Bret Kepner – Photos: James Sisk) –  Chrysler fans gained a bit of revenge when Ted Peters wheeled his 1974 Plymouth Duster to a stunning holeshot victory over Chuck Weck at the...

Andy Green Is Getting Ready To Drive 1,000 MPH And The Cockpit Of The Car Looks Like A Movie Spaceship

Andy Green is the guy who will drive the Bloodhound SSC land speed car in 2015 and 2016 with the goal of running 1,000-mph on land. Green has gone 763 mph previously as he was the driver of the famed...

City Of Topeka To Buy Heartland Park Racing, Seek New Operator For Sprawling Facility

I recently had the chance to work at Heartland Park Topeka for the weekend when the NHRA tour rolled through town. I was struck by several things at the track. The first was the sheer size of the...

FREE LIVE Streaming Video Coverage Of The 2014 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion Today! CACKLEFEST TONIGHT!

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING THROUGH SERIOUS CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AT THE TRACK – THE ISSUE IS THAT WE HAVE VIRTUALLY NO SIGNAL TO WORK WITH AND WE’RE DOING WHAT WE CAN TO FIX THAT. WE’RE...

‘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...