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

Power Move: Bob Tasca III Adds Mike Green As Co-Crew Chief On Ford Motorcraft/Quicklane Mustang

Bob Tasca III’s return to full time nitro powered NHRA drag racing had its moments in 2018 but just not enough of them for the Rhode Islander with championship aspirations. Because of this,...

Weekend Warriors: This 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Epic Story Time: Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill Talk About How Things Were Done Back In The Day

Three of drag racing’s most legendarily intense competitors sitting around and telling stories. This is the kind of stuff that you cannot pay to see. Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill...

Build Biology: The Hoonigans and Leah Pritchett Give You The Inside Look On Her Championship Challenger Drag Pak

Leah Pritchett captured the 2018 Sam Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown championship in fine style earlier this year. She won the last race of the season and beat a driving rainstorm along with the...

Big News: Shane Tecklenburg Joins Forces With Elite Motorsports And Modern Racing For E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Season!

Well now, THIS is big time news for the world of NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro modified action. Renowned tuner Shane Tecklenburg has joined forced with Elite Motorsports and Modern Racing for the 2018...

Bloodhound SSC Project Saved By British Entrepreneur – Undisclosed Amount Paid For Assets and Program

Well this is potentially good news as the Bloodhound SSC project, a gazillion dollar, decade long quest to build a 1,000mph has been sold to a British entrepreneur and saved from the ignominy of...

McLeod Clutches’ Krista Baldwin Acquires Nitro University A/Fuel Dragster Team

(Photos and words by Krista Baldwin Racing) – Krista Baldwin has acquired the Nitro University A/Fuel dragster team for the 2019 season. Baldwin, grand daughter of legendary nitro pioneer;...

Great Video: This Profile Of Mark Micke, Jason Carter, And The World’s Most Bad To The Bone 1978 Malibu Rules!

Paul Bunyan had Babe, his trusty blue ox. Jason Carter and Mark Micke have their blue 1978 Chevy Malibu, which stands as the baddest Radial vs The World car in the history of the class and one of the...

Photo Coverage: JJ Da Boss Arm Drop Drags At Cottonwood Dragway – An Alabama Night, A Full Track, And Wild Action

(Photos by James Champion) –  We’re back with more great photos from the recent visit that JJ Da Boss and his band of merry men (and women) made to Cottonwood Dragway in Alabama. It was...

This Is Awesome: A Complete, Soup To Nuts Pro Mod Run Tutorial Hosted By Stevie Fast Jackson – So Great

There are videos out there that talk about how to drive a drag race car but there has never been a more in-depth video made about making a run in a supercharged pro mod than this one. Literally every...

Listen Up: The Boys From The Round Six Podcast Had Us On – Pretty Hilarious Gearhead Fun

The guys on the Round Six podcast have a good thing going. Each episode they take someone from the gearhead realm and put them through the wringer with emotional questions, highly charged language,...

RacingJunk Find: This Jet Van Is The Most BangShifty Thing For Sale On The Internet Today

Wowie, wow, wow, wow. Yes, this is a chopped, channeled, clamshell split, and dragon painted 1979 Ford Econoline van with a big ol’ fire-spitting J-34 jet engine slammed into the back of it....

Mad Thrash Video: Watch Stevie Fast And Crew Perform A Time Lapse Engine Swap In Three Minutes (70 Real Time)

There’s no messing around at the track when you are a professional level drag racer. The difference between winning races in the NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro modified category and losing them is...

Drag Gallery: JJ Da Boss Arms Drop Drags As Cottonwood Dragway In Alabama

(Words and photos by James Champion) – When the tv stars come to you local track it gets packed out even with the threat of bad weather looming. We had rain, lighting, and a tornado all in one...