Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, Apex Video, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift XL, ENGINES, Videos, XL Videos

W Is For Win: Watch This Classic Chevy 409 Receive A Modernization Program From Keith Dorton

When it comes to building awesome engines that are not cookie cutter, production line pieces, Keith Dorton and Automotive Specialists are the place to go. Why? Dorton and his son have accumulated...

Gear Banging 1,700hp Dyno Pull Action Video – This Beastly RB30 Powered Holden Commodore Screams!

When we look at hot rodding on a global scale, it’s mind-boggling, right? Here in the USA we have had a primarily V8 fixation since Henry Ford dropped the Flathead in our laps nearly 100 years...

PRI Opens New Membership Headquarters In Speedway Indiana With Tons Of Racers And Enthusiasts!

If you love racing, race cars, and the performance world as much as we do then this is big new for all! Dr. Jaime Meyer and the team at  PRI have just opened one hell of a facility. It’s home...

Godzilla Rising: This Harrop Supercharged 7.3L Godzilla Powered Falcon Makes Four Digit Horsepower AND Torque

We have all known it was coming for some time and the wave is starting to break. There have been some neat but sporadic 7.3L Ford Godzilla builds gracing the internet but it now seems that the world...

Incredible Skills: See Allen Millyard Build A V8 Engine From Two Kawasaki Four Bangers – The Z1 1600 V8 Is Astonishing

England’s Allen Millyard may not be a household name in America at the moment but we’re telling you that by the end of the year, basically everyone in the gearhead world will totally know...

Dave McClelland Has Passed At 85. His Voice Will Forever Be Remembered, But His Soul Is What I’ll Miss.

I took Sunday off from Social Media this weekend and as a result, I missed the announcement that my friend Dave McClelland died. My heart goes out to all his family, friends, and fans. At 85 he lived...

The Coolest Toy Of 1972: Check Out This Vintage Ad For Hasbro Stick Shifters!

If you were a kid in 1972 and you loved cars, we’re guessing that you’d wear your parents out begging for this gem from Hasbro. Called “Stick Shifters” it was a drag racing...

Awesomely Weird Video: Watch This Swedish TV Coverage Of Funny Car At The 1980 Cajun Nationals With Jon Lundberg On The English Speaking Call!

We know that Swedes love their hot rods, love their racing, and certainly love anything that goes fast. This isn’t anything new, for sure. In fact we have this 40 year old footage from the 1980...

More 5/21 Love: Let’s Talk About Multi-Thousand Horsepower 521ci Drag Racing Hemi Engines!

There is no more nasty day in the “displacement calendar” than this one. Why? 521ci is a widely used displacement for drag racing engines that run on methanol. We’re talking about...

Eddyville Raceway Is Putting On A Big Money Stick Shift Race Later This Month!

That’s right folks, we are super excited to hear that Eddyville Raceway is going to be holding a stick shift only race at the end of the month and you are going to want to go check it out. We...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Lyle Barnett and Austin Prock Talk Competition and The Will To Win

Pro Mod star Lyle Barnett and top fuel ace Austin Prock join host Brian Lohnes for this episode of the NHRA Insider. The two drivers are among the elite in their respective categories for performance...

NHRA Results And Video Highlights: B. FORCE, HIGHT, M. SMITH, AND CAP OFF VIRGINIA NHRA NATIONALS WITH VICTORIES

DINWIDDIE, Va. (May 15, 2022) – Brittany Force finished off a dominant weekend that included track records and a No. 1 qualifier with an impressive Top Fuel victory on Sunday at Virginia...

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

Listen Up: Conversations With Matt Smith and Justin Ashley On This Episode Of The NHRA Insider Podcast

This episode of the NHRA Insider brings two of the NHRA high performers together for a discussion about pro stock motorcycle and top fuel, not just in 2022 but over the last few seasons. The stories...