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

New Look And A Nod To The Past For Steve Matusek’s Aeromotive NHRA Pro Mod Entry

With a Mustang body, Elite Motorsports horsepower, an Aeromotive fuel system, and Garrett turbochargers, Steve Matusek was needing one last thing to put the cherry on top of his 2019 NHRA E3 Spark...

Video Zen: This Home Movie Footage From The 1974 NHRA Gatornationals Is Spectacular

There’s something about seeing drag races through old home movie footage in the stands that we just cannot get enough of. Yes, it lacks the sound and production value of the TV shows of the era...

Pro Mod Action Images: More Cool Photos From The 2019 World Outlaw Nationals

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We’re back with another great set of images from Benoit Pigeon at the 2019 World Outlaw Nationals in Orlando, Florida. This race fell into the grand scheme of...

Pro Mod Action Gallery: These Images From Orlando and The World Outlaw Nationals Will Get You Ramped Up!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Last weekend at Orlando Speed World, just outside of Orlando, Florida one of the baddest door slammer races in the country took place as well as one of the most...

The World’s Newest Drag Strip Just Opened In Kuwait: Check Out The Action From Kuwait Motor Town! (Photos and More)

(By Tim Hailey) – The drag racing-crazed nation of Kuwait finally saw the opening of its long awaited new dragstrip at Kuwait Motor Town last week, and the result was an over-the-top festival...

GatorNationals History: Watch This Killer Highlight Show From The 1984 Gators!

There are singular events in drag racing history that bring the best out of people. We’re not just talking about the NHRA, either. There’s the Sweet 16 event that DuckX Productions puts...

WTF: European Parliament Rules That All New Cars Must Have Speed Limiters When Sold

Well that’s a headline that should make your blood run cold. The sad part is that it is true and the only good part about this is that car companies are expected to fight this ruling tooth and...

The NHRA’s Greatest Races: Watch This Awesome Highlight Reel From The 1982 GatorNationals

The 50th running of the Amalie Oil NHRA GatorNationals kicks off next week and we’re going to be talking a lot about the Florida drag racing institution because the event has been home to so...

Fame And Terror At 200mph: This 1964 Sports Illustrated Profile Of Don Garlits Is Incredible

(Photo and excerpt from Sports Illustrated) – As a guy who like to read, there are few things out there that spin my crank harder than checking our old features in Sports Illustrated their...

35th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals – Epic Sportsman Gallery!

(Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – The past weekend was filed with weather delays at the 35th annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park,...

Weather Clears For Hot Action At NHRA Arizona Nationals!

(Photos by Bob Snyder, Video courtesy NHRA Communications) – Dodging torrential rains and freezing temperatures, the second event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concluded...

Video: Here’s 7-Things About The Sport of Drag Racing You May Not Have Known!

It is impossible to know everything, right? I mean my kids seem to know everything and at the ripe old ages of 10 and 12, that makes sense. Me? I don’t know everything, not even on the topics...

Drag History: This Story Documenting The History Of Richmond Dragway Is Awesome

Drag racing is a sport that we know and love around here, especially its history as it pertains to tracks that have withstood the shifting stands of time and continue to operate today. Richmond...

Improving Weather For 35th Annual NHRA Arizona Nationals Eliminations!

(Photos by Sandra Alberti and Bob Snyder) – Weather is improving for eliminations for the 35th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag...