Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Bartone, Day, Hix, Score March Meet Victories – Full NItro Results Here – Bonus Gallery, Too!

When the dust settled at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California, a New Yorker, a Canadian, a couple Arizonians, and a fistful of Californians had won their respective classes at the coolest...

Tulsa Raceway Park Brings Prep To The Next Level. Pro Teams Rejoice!

You know how much we love going to Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, and now there is even more reason to love it. Track owners Keith Haney and Todd Martin have just stepped up and spent some real...

CLICK HERE To Watch Our REPLAY Of The 2014 Bakersfield March Meet!

Thanks to the management of Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California and our great sponsors, BangShift will return to The Patch in just a couple of weeks to live broadcast the 2014 Bakersfield March...

Sammy Miller’s Restored Spirit Of ’76 Rocket Funny Car To Make Public Debut At Detroit Autorama This Weekend – Awesome

Michigander Steve Atwell has had possession of the world’s first hydrogen peroxide rocket car at his shop for a couple of years and after hearing that he was getting to work on restoring the...

Click Here For The 2014 March Meet Event Schedule

Here is the full event schedule for the 2014 Bakersfield March Meet held at Famoso Raceway. This schedule tells you who is running when and on what days. It lays out the qualifying and eliminations...

Odds Makers: We Handicap The Top 26 Contenders For March Meet 2014 Nitro Glory – Are We Right, Wrong, Clueless or All Three?

(Words and photos: Darr Hawthorne) – As the nitro funny car class continues to grow and grow, any one of the following owners and drivers could make it the 2014 March Meet Winners Circle at...

The Cars, The Classes, And The Drivers You NEED To Know For The 2014 March Meet This Weekend!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos as credited) – (Editor’s note: This weekend it is GO TIME for the greatest nostalgia drag race known to man, the Bakersfield March Meet....

DeJoria, Brown, and Johnson Win NHRA Wallys In Phoenix. Plus We Have All The Sportsman Stuff!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne. Photos by Bob Snyder, Jeff Burghardt, and Alexis DeJoria Racing) Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals...

Electric Swamp Rat 37 Nearing Race Trim – Garlits And Team Shooting For First 200mph Electric Quarter Mile

We’re not usually hot on electric cars as they just aren’t really our jam around here, but one that Don Garlits is involved with, required the use of Bad Hadman to build its chassis, and...

Watch Kevin Mullins 4.11 Run On 315 Drag Radials! 4,000hp Twin Turbo Hemi!

First off WARNING – THERE IS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SWEARING AT THE END OF THIS VIDEO — IF THIS IS A PROBLEM, STOP IT IMMEDIATELY AFTER YOU WATCH THE RUN.  This is the most incredible...

BangShift Exclusive: The Auto Club Fontana Pro Mod Noise Test – We Were There – Did They Pass? (Gallery)

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne) – As we get down to the first NHRA Street Legal event this weekend at Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, Wednesday’s test session to determine which racecars...

We Have Photos From The Auto Club Dragway In Fontana Grand Reopening Party: Racing Starts This Weekend!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne and Chad Reynolds, Photos by Darr Hawthorne) It’s not often that we can report of the resurrection of a drag strip, especially in Southern California where track after...

Ford Fans Rejoice! A Blown Coyote Super Stocker To Kill ‘Em All Is Being Built In Michigan Right Now!

(By Bret Kepner) –  One year ago, Watson Racing teamed with veteran Chris Holbrook to produce the quickest and fastest production car in drag racing history. In the team’s first event,...

Open House At Auto Club Dragway Fontana TOMORROW! No Racing But Lots Of Fun Planned

Drag racing’s feel good story of the winter has been the progress at Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, California to complete a sound wall project and re-open as the only quarter mile strip in the...