Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Registration This Saturday — BE PREPARED!

Alrighty, folks here’s the deal on Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014! Hot Rod has just published the information and we saw it moments after it went hot. For starters, they have given the world a...

Radial Resurrection: Bringing Outlaw Drag Racing Back to its Roots – Wild Eighth-Mile Drag Radial Action

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip—some say it is the birthplace of outlaw street car racing in the Southeast. In the ‘90s and 2000’s, it was a hotbed...

Rottler Manufacturing Partners With Tim Wilkerson For NHRA Seattle Race – Big Win For Single Car Team

Tim Wilkerson is an NHRA fan favorite as one of the hardest charging and last standing single car teams in the funny car ranks. He’s also the old school racer that everyone will tell you...

2015 Mustang To Have Factory Line Lock! Video And Release From Ford – This Is Cool!

You just read that right. Ford has announced that a line-lock will be standard equipment on the 2015 Mustang GT no matter if you are a Ford/Chevy/Chrysler guy this is flipping cool news. The...

LIVE Streaming Drag Racing From Santa Pod! The Festival Of Power Is ON This Weeekend!

This weekend at the famed Santa Pod Raceway in England, there’s a big drag race called the Festival of Power this event is a pre-cursor to the regular season and lots of the FIA guys use it...

Race Track Resurrection: Work Continues At Galot Motorsports Park – All New Temp Controlled Concrete Track Poured!

There are few things we like reporting on more than race tracks being fixed up, reopened, and improved and that is why we are keeping you updated on places like Dragway 42 and Galot Motorsports Park...

Watch Danny Thompson’s Challenger II Fire Up – Twin Hemis On Nitro!

Danny Thompson’s multi-year effort to resurrect, update, and race his massive, twin nitro-burning hemi engine powered Challenger II streamliner reached an important milestone recently when...

Breaking News: Drag Week Competitor Doug Cline Goes 6.987/203 At Rockingham – Video And Time Slip Here

It happened at a test session on the fabled strip at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina last weekend. Longtime Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week competitor Doug Cline became the fifth Drag Week racer...

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...