Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320

Mike Bowman Wins $100,000 World Series of Pro Mod! Turbocharged Californian Slays Them All!

(Photo credit: Drag Illustrated) – Mike Bowman showed up at Denver in his turbocharged Chevelle Pro Mod with a plan. That plan was to win the richest purse in the history of the Pro Modified...

Menholt Wins Aeromotive Wild Card Shootout at World Series of Pro Mod

(Photos by Joe McHugh, Words by Nate Van Wagnen of Drag Illustrated) Montana’s Derek Menholt earned the Aeromotive Wild Card Shootout win at the inaugural Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro...

This Video Profile Of The Awesome Drastic Plastic AA/FA Will Have You Craving A Snoot Of Nitro!

It kind of goes without saying that fuel altered are the best thing ever but even in saying that, all things are not created equal. Yes, some fuel altereds are cooler than other and for varying...

This 1980s Interview With Keith Black and Don Prudhomme Is Pretty Neat – Great History

If you were wondering who the coolest person on Earth was recently, wonder no more. It is Don Prudhomme. The man is the epitome of cool. He’s got dough, he knows everyone, he was one of the...

Watch JR Todd’s Incredible Come Back Run From NHRA Sonoma That We’ll All Be Talking About For Years

It was over. The DHL funny car that JR Todd was driving had smoked the tires on the hit, Jack Beckman was heading down track and that was the end of the story for the “Yella Fellas” of...

Check Out The Massive Monti Fitzgerald Double Wheelstand From NHRA Sonoma Last Weekend

The NHRA has embarked on an interesting program in 2017, inviting various different racing groups from around the sport of drag racing to put on exhibitions at select races across the country. The...

It’s Over: Kanawha Valley Motorsports Park Has Been Sold And Will Be Demolished

Back in May we told you that Kanawha Valley Motorsports Park was closing and the owners were getting aggressive in their efforts to sell the property. Well the property sold and sadly it was not to a...

Watch The Insane Norm Wilding Funny Car Crash From The 1995 NHRA Gatornationals

When we look at the funny cars of today versus the funny cars of twenty years ago, the first thing that people notice is the shape. It isn’t like the cars of the 1990s were showroom stock...

Video: Watch Nicky Bonifante Tell The Most Insane Rental Car Story Ever – Legend Of The Bob Gilbertson Cadillac

In the realm of rental car stories they literally do not get any more insane than this. It is a tale of escalating insanity, potential death and injury, of trouble, fines, and flat out crazy...

Nitrous Rules! Watch The Fire Bus Run 11s With The Driver Spraying And Shifting

Having been surrounded by fast door slammers for the past month I can tell you that between turbos, nitrous,and blowers these days my heart may be actually favoring the nitrous guys. Not that I have...

More Meltdown Drags Coverage! The Chi-Town Hustlers Knocked These Photos Out Of The Park

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – Well we have come to the end of the photos that Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke shot at the 2017 Meltdown Drags but we are by no means done with coverage....

Meltdown Drags 2017 Photo Coverage: More Wheels Up, Old School, Tire Frying Fun!

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – The photo hits just keep on coming from the 2017 Meltdown Drags. Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke absolutely crushed it and we’re still seeing the...

2017 Meltdown Drags Coverage: Tons of Tri-Five Chevys and Gassers Galore!

(Photos by Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke) – As we promised, the onslaught of 2017 Meltdown Drags photo coverage continues today. This particular gallery of images has all kinds of straight axle...

Crash, Bang, BOOM Video: These 1990s Era Nostalgia Drag Racing Wrecks Are Nasty

Nostalgia Drag Racing today in the year 2016 is a far different animal than the activity that began back in the 1970s and then really caught fire in the 1990s. If you had told someone in the middle...