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

Action Gallery: The Tennessee Take Over At I-40 Dragway – Southern Grudge Race Madness (Video, too!)

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Part three of Tommy Lee Byrd’s car guy weekend wrapped up with a bit of eighthmile drag racing at I-40 Dragway in Crossville, Tennessee. The track has...

Pro Mod Action – Extreme Outlaw Pro Modifieds Take Over Virginia Motorsports Park!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Powerful weekend in Virginia at VA Motorsports Park for the first EOPM race of the year.  The event on Saturday April 12, was a special one as Stuart...

SoCal Media Challenge At The Frank Hawley Drag Racing School – BS Contributor Takes It All!

NewsStand and Online editors and contributors meet for supremacy on the Fontana quarter-mile. Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne     In early April, a bunch of cocky media-types, both male...

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....