Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Freiburger and Finnegan Are Currently Driving Mike’s Hemi Powered 1955 Chevy Gasser Across Country – Follow Along Here!

As lots of you already know, the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour will be kicking off in less than a week and the Roadkill guys have been literally working 20 hours a day to build the 1955 Chevy of...

Listen To The Mighty Chrysler Hellcat Hemi Roar – Plus The Untold Angle No One Is Talk About Regarding This Engine

The news of the 600+ horsepower, supercharged hemi engine known as the Hellcat at Chrysler has rip sawed across the internet like a Japanese bullet train and rightfully so. This engine plants the...

Breaking News: Follow A Dream Racing Team Debuts First 5th Generation Camaro Funny Car Body

It is funny how the cosmos works. At exactly 5:30pm Eastern Standard Time on this date 17 years ago, Jay Blake was involved in an industrial accident that took his sight, his sense of smell, his...

Michigan City Sends Street Outlaws Crew Packing – Crew Says Races Are Fake, Racers Disagree

An interesting story came out of Romulus, Michigan yesterday when city officials rescinded on and earlier agreement with the people behind the Street Outlaws TV show due to safety concerns that...

McLeod Racing Offers $10,000 To 100th Female Professional NHRA Category Winner – Very Cool Bonus!

Anticipation has been running high since Erica Enders-Stevens collected the 99th Wally ever awarded to a female professional racer by the National Hot Rod Association in Houston, Texas. The 100th win...

Fire And Thunder At Norwalk’s Cavalcade Of Stars – Race Report And Action Photos

(Photos by Bob Snyder -Words by Darr Hawthorne and NHRA Field Marketing) – The 8th Annual Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars, presented by Budweiser, was held at Summit Motorsports Park...

Leah Pritchett Returns To Topeka In Dote Racing Top Fueler

It’s always good to see more competitors in the NHRA Mello Yello Series and the tenacious dedication of racers like Leah Pritchett who grew up on the drag strip, with her first pass down a...

Rupert, Maroney and Waddle Win At IHRA’s Return To The Rock

(Photos and words by IHRA)  – The new and improved International Hot Rod Association, after a Florida rainout came back to setting world records, stunning upset winners and a showdown for the...

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racing Legend Russ Collins Has Died: Multi-Engine Nitro Bikes, World Record Setter, Innovator

Russ Collins, the great Top Fuel Motorcycle racer, sometimes Top Fuel Dragster racer and survivor of a couple horrendous wrecks during his long and storied career, has died. Collins was a great...

Pat Van Racing’s Tom Armitage Gives Us The Tech And Specs Behind The Team’s 10-second Mini-Slingshot Dragster – This Rules

After running the video of Team Pat Van Racing’s miniature, motorcycle powered slingshot running down into the 10-second zone at England’s York Raceway, we reached out to Tom and asked...

FireAde Joins With Gray Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro Driver Shane Gray

We get a lot of Press Releases landing into the email In-box, but this rendering of Shane Gray’s sleek Jerry Haas-built Chevy Camaro caught our eye.  The new FireAde Camaro will debut at the...

Book Review: Liam Garritty’s Saturday Forever Drag Racing Photo Book And Bonus March Meet Photos

As a child growing up at Fremont Drag Strip, the romanticism of drag cars of all kinds was huge to my little mind. Thinking back to those days makes you feel like the Funny Cars and Top Fuel...

Video: Don Garlits Talks About His First Visit To The Track With The SR-37 Electric Dragster And Why He Believes In The Project

Don Garlits’ recent success in the seat of Swamp Rat 37 is well known around here as we’ve been following the project since we first head about it. While the team did not eclipse 200mph...

Matt Frost’s Drag Week Nova Project Looks And Sounds Like Serious Business – Will It Be Done In Time?

Self described Drag Week fanatic Matt Frost dropped us a quick note and a few photos of the project he is building for Drag Week 2014. The car is a late first generation Chevy Nova and the story of...