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

The Bob Glidden Story: This Ford Made 1980s Film Gives An Awesome Look Into Glidden’s Career At Its Peak

Being that the NHRA is racing in Atlanta this weekend, we couldn’t help but think about the late Bob Glidden. Remembering legends and their careers is a fun thing.  Part of that is thinking...

RacingJunk: Take Your (Sling) Shot With This Blown Small Block Woody Gilmore Built Dragster

With all of our talk of nostalgia drag racing and history today, we figured we’d tie that bow up nicely by showing you this killer and historic slingshot that is for sale on RacingJunk right...

A Trip Back In Time: This Incredible Drag Racing Film Shows Guys Like Connie Kalitta, EJ Potter, The Arfons Boys and Others As Kids!

Just when you think you have seen it all! The amazing thing about video footage like this is that it mimics the whole “barn find” car deal because when someone drags some incredible thing...

Drag Racing Action Photos: Throwing Down Old School At The Restoration Reunion In Virginia

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – Nostalgia drag racing continues to be a vibrant and important part of the entire sport. Events happen with regularity all over the country each weekend. Some are...

All The Blower: Watch Carl Scott’s Whipple-Charged Honey Badger Take Care Of Business

We have known Carl Scott since 2005 when he won the first Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week ever held. At that point he had a Chevy Nova with a nitrous engine in it and for all intents and purposes it was...

NGK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Nitro Photos: Flames Up, Pig Piles, Tire Smoke, Action and More!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It’s a noise that you literally can hear in only one other place on Earth. It’s a feeling that makes some people, like my buddy Joe, so physically...

Watch The 1989 NHRA Southern Nationals – Wreckage, Upsets, Unscripted Fun!

The first NHRA Southern Nationals were held in 1981 at a track that had originally been designed as an airport and lived a pretty sleepy life before hosting one of the biggest races on the NHRA tour...

2019 NGK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Coverage: Pro Mod Quads! The Doorslammers Go Four Wide

(Photos by David Whealon) – The 2019 NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro modified series, presented by J&A Service rolled into Charlotte on a competition high. The first two races of the years at...

Top Fuel Pro Mod Video: Scott Palmer’s Studebaker May Not Be Perfected Yet, But It Sure is Amazing

To know Scott Palmer is to love Scott Palmer. Not in a weird way, but in a drag racer/hot rodder way. In the kind of way that any awesome person you’ve ever seen do cool things is. Scott is one...

Funny Car Chaos: Watch Ron Ooms Suffer A Bizarre Crash During A Burnout That Broke His Leg In Five Places

Now this is a weird one. During the Funny Car Chaos event at MoKan Dragway last weekend racer Ron Ooms was beginning a burnout in his beautiful Camaro bodied funny car when things went wrong in a way...

Tuesday’s Reason To Go Home And Drink: Accelaquarter Raceway In Illinois Has Canceled The 2019 Season, For Sale

There’s no way to sugar-coat this kind of news…it sucks. We learned yesterday that Accelaquarter Raceway, a neat little eighth-mile joint in Harrisburg, Illinois has canceled out their...

Video: 1991 IHRA Winternationals Pro Mod Action – Kuhlmann, Hoover, McAmis, Cannon, More!

The NHRA  Pro Mod series  kicked off in Gainesville as it has each season since 2000 and has only gotten crazier from there. The level of competition has been insane and that’s not a new...

The Big One: Watch This Brazilian Drag Car Blow Up In A Blazing Fury – Wild In-Car Video!

This video is in parts wild, in parts spectacular, and in parts a cautionary tale. The wild part is pretty obvious. As you will see, Sabrina Lorene was absolutely flying down the track in her eight...

Happy 426 Mopar Fans! We’re Talking Max Wedge and Hemi Engines Today Gen II and Gen III

We have entered a multi-day stretch of legends here and the first two we arrive at are the vaunted 426ci Max Wedge and the 426ci Chrysler Hemi. So yeah we’re talking Max Wedge and Hemi engines...