Category Archive: 1320 Drag News

NAFRA Nostalgia A/Fuel Dragsters Are Ready To Run This Weekend!

Nostalgia A/Fuelers are going to be running this weekend at Rocky Mountain Raceway. The Summer Kick-Off and Funny Car Fever event promises to kick ass, and the Nostalgia A/Fuel Racing Association...

Drone Footage Of The New Swan Hill, Australia’s Longest Concrete Drag Strip

This video has awesome aerial footage of the new Swan Hill Drag Strip, just three and a half hours from Melbourne Australia. If you think that the only way to build a drag strip is with pure cubic...

Summer Send Off and Funny Car Fever at Rocky Mountain Raceways This Weekend!

The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series holds a big race this weekend, June 5 & 6 at Salt Lake City’s Rocky Mountain Raceways.  Racing is open to Groups 1 & 2, welcoming Heritage Series racers...

Trick Flow Specialties Steps Up To Sponsor King Ford Eliminator At Norwalk NMRA Race – Be There Next Weekend!

If there is one thing we know about the people at Trick Flow it is that they always have the racer and hot rodder in mind. Whether it is through the quality of their 100% American made cylinder heads...

California Hustler Nitro Funny Car Hustles It’s Way To Rocky Mountain Raceway

Going into 2015, California Hustler nitro funny car crew chief Ronnie Swearingen made many changes to the Paso Robles, CA based entry owned by longtime drag racer Don Nelson.  One of the first...

Australian Racer Ben Bray Returns To The Strip After Horrific Crash One Year Ago

When Ben Bray crashed his wicked fast door car last year the thought of racing again wasn’t the first priority. After serious back and rib injuries had him in a full body brace for more than 3...

Epic Alky Funny Cars At Memorial Day Classic – A Nostalgia Invasion Measured In The Dozens!

Photos by Bob and Ginger Snyder with words by the Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Car Circuit. According to the promoters and racers, this year’s Quaker City Nostalgia Classic & Great Lakes Funny...

Funny Car Great And Perpetrator Of The Most Unforseen Upset In NHRA Funny Car History Gary Burgin Dies

Gary Burgin was a racer’s racer. Never one to go seeking the limelight, Burgin was happy to let his performance on the race track do the talking and over the years that strategy payed off as...

Gasser Action Coverage: Nostalgia AA/Gassers At Their Finest In New London, Virginia – Old Track And Old School Cars

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The Nostalgia AA/Gasser group was back at New London on Sunday of Memorial Day week end. It was a great event with a lot of cars from out of town. In...

Larry Larson Wins Top Sportsman At NHRA Kansas Nationals In Drag Week S-10 Truck – #1 Qualifier And A Wally!

(Photos by DRD Photos – not from Kansas event) – If we hadn’t seen most of it with our own eyes, we may not have believed it but just minutes ago, Larry Larson drove his now iconic...

2015 FE Race And Reunion Coverage: Pit Photos – Cool Cars, Thrashing, Motors, More

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, we’re back with more photo coverage from the 2015 FE Race and Reunion. Grippo went to this massive festival of...

Huge News! Multiple Rocket Cars Will Be Testing A Brainerd International Raceway In Just A Couple Of Weeks – Be There!

While we’re not sure of the exact date, we’re relatively certain that multiple rocket cars have not appeared at the same drag strip at the same time since Ronald Reagan was in office and...

Small Missouri Airport Has Drag Racing Problem And Apparently Little Security – Rodders Using Airport As Private Strip

Hannibal Regional Airport in Missouri is a small place with a 4,400ft runway and apparently not much security. People have literally been driving in and using the runway as a private drag strip and...

BangShifters We Need To Help This Racer: He Doesn’t Want Money, Sympathy, Or Votes – Let’s Help Him Find A Body!

Earlier today we showed you some racers catching bad breaks at the strip and bending up their cars. Well this story is totally along those lines but there is a slight plot twist and we’re...