Category Archive: 1320 Drag News

Mike McIntire Jr. Leads Field Of First-Time Winners At IHRA Nitro Jam

BRADENTON, Fla. After two awesome IHRA Nitro Jams this year, one question kept popping up –  Would anyone ever beat Jason Rupert? On Saturday at Bradenton Motorsports Park, the answer to that...

Rupert, Goforth Once Again Tops In Nitro Jam Qualifying At IHRA Southern Nationals

BRADENTON, Fla. Can anyone slow down Jason Rupert? That is the question on the minds of many as the California native and driver of the Bays and Rupert “Black Plague” ’69 Camaro once...

Robert Hight, Courtney Force, And Brittany Force Start Strong At NHRA 4-Wide Nationals

Team Force is at it again, as the NHRA rolls into Charlotte’s ZMax Dragway for the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals this weekend.  In Funny Car, Hight is currently sitting in the No. 2 spot, Courtney is...

Snake And Mongoose Available On Demand, On DVD, and On Blu-Ray Now

Good news for those of you that are fans of drag racing history, the Snake and Mongoose movie has finally been released for download, on demand, DVD and Blu-Ray. The move follows the careers of Tom...

Action Gallery: Painless Performance Outlaw Fuel Altereds And SHRA Racing From North Star Dragway

(WORDS AND PHOTOS BY BRAD KLAASSEN) – So, what do you do the first weekend in April if you live in the south? Well, if that state is Texas, you go drag racing. And that’s just what happened...

The PDRA Invades Rockingham – First Ever Race Is Big Success For Organization – Race Coverage and Photos here –

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Great crowd large amount of competitors and high performances at the first stop of the PDRA series.  This year Nitrous and blown cars are entirely...

Watch Jeff Lutz’s New ’57 “Evil Twin” Chevy Make 2,140hp At The Tires On The Dyno! Nasty Stuff –

Let there be no question, Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week has officially entered into the “nuclear arms race” stage at this point in the game. In this video you will see the “Evil...

2014 COPO Camaros Spotted Testing At zMax Dragway

(Photo credit: TheBlock.com) – Here’s the first look the world has had of the 2014 COPO Camaro attacking a drag strip in anger. Recently, GM snuck a couple of the factory drag machines...

IHRA San Antonio 2014 – More Nitro Soaked Photos From The Drags!

(Photos by Bob Snyder) – We have to thank Bob Snyder for this latest batch of photos from the 2014 IHRA Nitro Jam at San Antonio Raceway in Texas. Although it has been a few years since...

Accelaquarter Raceway In Ilinois Is Currently Underwater – Drag Boats To The Lanes?

Accelaquarter Raceway, an eighth mile strip in Illinois which was completely revamped in 2013 is currently underwater as shown in the photos below. The images were taken by track staff and posted to...

Race Report: NMCA West Action Thunders The Revived Auto Club Dragway In Fontana, California!

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne) -The first big event of the new drag racing season, the 3rd annual NMCA West Street Car Nationals took place at SoCal’s newly re-finished Auto Club Dragway....

JR Todd Named Driver Of Optima Batteries Top Fuel Dragster For Remainder Of NHRA Season

(Photo credit: Kalitta Motorsports) – It was announced today by Kalitta Motorsports that 32-year old JR Todd will become the full time driver of the Optima Batteries top fuel dragster for the...

IHRA SAN ANTONIO NITRO JAM – RACE COVERAGE FROM A WILD WEEKEND IN TEXAS

(Words and Photos by Brad Klaassen) – As many of you hard core Bangshifters already know, the IHRA revamped their racing program for the 2014 racing season with their new Nitro Jam Pro Touring...

Summer Fun: Doug Gregory Looks Back At His Adventure To And Time At The Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) – I’ll leave my bias out of this one because when it comes to nostalgia racing….I can’t come up with something I don’t like. 2013 was our second...