Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Founding Member Of Southern California 5-B Club Passes Away

According to reports, our drag racing community has lost one of its hardest working and beloved members… Bill Bailey. For many years, Southern California racers and fans found Bill at tracks...

Watch The Weirdest Final Round Drag Race We’ve Ever Seen – It Turns Into A Footrace!

We were tired just watching this hilarious race from the Perth Motorplex 400 Thunder event in Australia. What you are going to see is the final round of pro stock motorcycle go totally and weirdly...

Officially Undead! Heartland Park Topeka Announces Weekly Racing Program

Yes, we know that the sprawling Heartland Park Topeka facility was technically saved when it came under new ownership a couple of months ago but the reality is that with the announcement of weekly...

Funny Car History Video: Lewis Bloom Talks With 1969 NHRA Winternationals Winner Clare Sanders

The origins of the funny car class are widely known. Escalations among the manufacturer through the stock and then the super stock ranks caused everyone to lose their collective minds in the middle...

Mark Rebilas Has Published His Best Of 2015 Crash And Burn Photos – Must See!

(Photos by Mark Rebilas) – I have the good fortune to see Mark Rebilas on more weekends than I don’t between the months of March and November. While Mark shoots all kinds of stuff like...

Smack Talk Smack Down: Keith Haney Backs Up Claims With Monster 3.89 Pass At Lights Out 7 (Video)

(Video credit: TheRacingVids YouTube channel) – Keith Haney is a man of his word and he rocked the Earth tonight with a monster first qualifying pass in his brand new Larry Jeffers built...

Classic Match Race Funny Cars Continue For 2016!

Two Classic Match Race nitro funny cars will continue together for 2016… with new Sponsors and Drivers. Things are always moving with Rocky Pirrone & Al Liebmann with the Frantic Ford...

The Good Vibrations March Meet Is On Schedule! Fire Be Damned, We’re Ready To Race!

BAKERSFIELD, California  February 15, 2016 – Auto Club Famoso Raceway is ready to welcome Racers and Fans from all around the World for the 2016 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet. Despite a...

Lindberg And Cowie Win NHRA Winternationals Sportsman Wallys At Pomona!

Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt   The majority of racers competing at this weekend’s season opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona drove Sportsman racecars,...

The Cobra Jet Mustangs Are Coming! And We Have Photos Of The Final Cars Coming Together!

Cobra Jets under construction photos are right here! To say this shop space looks surgical would be an understatement. Oh to have this kind of room, tools, and equipment! Check out these photos our...

Capps, Torrence & Anderson Take 2016 NHRA WInternationals Wins!

Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt   Ron Capps raced to his first nitro Funny Car victory in nearly a year this weekend at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the...

Prolong To Sponsor Pro Stock Motorcycle Competitor Freddie Camarena

With the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello season kicking off in Pomona last weekend the news around the sport is really clipping along. We have some good news on the pro stock motorcycle front as the crew at...

Progress Is Eating The Remains Of Historic Oswego Drag Raceway – Sad Photos Here

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Progress. I usually hate it. Except for central air conditioning, cable television, and tubeless tires I usually just shake my head at what we call...

The 56th NHRA Winternationals At Pomona Is Here, Let The Season Begin!

Photos by Jeff Brughardt and Mike Burghardt   Lights, action and camera… the 2016 NHRA Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona is upon us.   One of the most talked...