Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News

NHRA Insider Podcast: Rant Time – Why The US Nationals Rule and Why NHRA Racers Need More Swagger

Let’s just call this one “real talk with uncle Brian.” Rather than invite some guests on the show who were going to tell me how much they wanted to win the US Nationals (BREAKING...

Classic NHRA Video: Part Three of Four Featuring Semi-Finals Action At The 1989 US Nationals – Cackling Fury!

“It’s time for what they call the Dick and Joe Show,” declares Steve Evans as Dick LaHaie and Joe Amato prepare to stage their cars during the top fuel semi-final at the 1989 NHRA...

Judgement Day: Pro Mod Against Radial vs The World Showdown We Want Is Coming! COMP Cams Shakedown, Baby!

The 2019 COMP Cams Shakedown Nationals were already going to be awesome. I was super looking forward to being there to call the action which will feature the best door slammers in the country running...

Southeast Gassers Action Coverage: The Old School, Gear-Banging Heroes Invaded Mooresville Dragway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – There’s a common thread happening with the Southeast Gassers these days. What it is? None of us can get enough of the series. None of us meaning the media who...

1989 NHRA US Nationals Video: The Race Coverage Continues With Nitro Funny Cars!

Last week we showed you part one of the 1989 NHRA US Nationals coverage and now we’re going to accelerate the pace as the greatest drag race in the world (2019 edition) starts in just a couple...

Billy Morris Wild Top End Ride In “Problem Child” Camaro at Spokane!

(Video by Darr Hawthorne) Billy “the Kid” Morris is in his second season driving a nitro funny car in the NHRA Heritage Series and United Nitro Funny Cars events. He was voted Legends of Nitro...

Want To Learn Holley EFI? Let Stevie Fast Jackson Teach You! – Episode One Of The Fast Lane

We’ve reached the point in the evolution of aftermarket EFI systems that there’s not a whole lot of argument against their value. This is especially true if you are making larger amounts...

Watch Part 1 Of The 1989 NHRA US Nationals – LaHaie and Gwynn Fly, Bonin Takes Off, Records Fall

It’s soon to be US Nationals week, otherwise known as THE BEST WEEK OF THE FREAKING YEAR. Because of this, I plan to openly annoy you with US Nationals history, coolness, and old videos galore....

NHRA Insider Podcast: Matt Hartford and Mike Kloeber Talk Success, Strategy, and Defying Expectations

The Chevrolet Performance US Nationals are next week, the NHRA Countdown is getting ready to start, and the race in Brainerd was awesome. Those are three solid facts from the last few weeks of drag...

MRA Dirt Drag Racing Coverage: Flying Dirt, Header Flames, and Fun at GALOT Motorsports Park In North Carolina!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Once again the dirt was flying at Galot Motorsports Park with the MRA bringing their brand of side by side Dirt Drag Racing back for the 2ndtime in as...

Video: Line, Capps, and Pritchett Score Victories At Brainerd, See How They Did It Here!

It was a banner day for Don Schumacher Racing in Brainerd, Minnesota on Sunday as the team won both the top fuel and nitro funny car class Wallys while Jason Line collected the victory in pro stock...

Get Your Kicks: The Kingman Rt. 66 Street Drags Are Now Open For Entry!

If you are unfamiliar with Kingman, Arizona, here’s what you need to know: It’s the first town you get to in Arizona after you leave Las Vegas and head south, it’s got a huge...

Jeff Arend, Mendy Fry, Dan Hix & Jeremy Hanger Take Nightfire Nationals Titles!

(Photos by Kim Fowler, Sandra Alberti and Darr Hawthorne) – The 48thPepsi Nightfire Nationals, held at Firebird Raceway, has an incredible history, but the New family, track owners don’t rest...

Drag Racing Time Machine: Let’s Watch The 1989 NHRA Northstar Nationals From Brainerd

Since 1982 the NHRA national event tour has made a stop in Brained Minnesota at the track now known as Brainerd International Raceway. Originally opened as Donnybrooke Raceway, the place has hosted...