Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Wait, Where Video: Yes, They Even Go Drag Racing In Zimbabwe – Neat Cars!

We have often told you that drag racing is a sport that happens (in one form or another) in every country on Earth. Today we’ll refine that point even more by showing you video of side by side...

No Prep Means Big Power: Watch Alex Laughlin Run His Camaro On The Hub Dyno!

No Prep drag racing has evolved swiftly over the last few years. What was once a scene that appeared at small tracks across the country has crossed into the mainstream of the sport in a major way....

Watch Gary Ormsby Suffer A Massive Crash At Brainerd In 1989 – Also, His Sonoma Carnage!

Few people took a more tumultuous route to a top fuel world championship than Gary Ormsby. The California racer had been in the seat of top fuel cars for 25 years as the 1989 season dawned and his...

Watch Norm Day’s Insane Flaming Wreck At The 1986 NHRA Northstar Nationals In Brainerd, Minnesota

If there is a more nightmarish scenario than being in a burning funny car that’s upside down I don’t know what it is. As you will see in this 1986 video from the NHRA Northstar Nationals,...

Update: Bonneville Speed Week 2019: Start Of Racing Delayed Until Tuesday

Here’s the latest update on Bonneville Speed Week 2019: SW 2019 Update #10 (8/11/19): Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. we will start racing. There will be no Pre-Stage it is first come first serve and the...

Todd Paton, Driver Of The Paton Racing Top Fuel Dragster, Starts Performance Data Systems To Support Racers

We are super excited for our friend Todd Paton, driver of the Paton Family Top Fuel Dragster, as he is taking a leap into a new business venture after leaving Racepak Data Systems recently. Todd has...

These 1960s Race Car Classified Ads From The Back Of National Dragster Will Make You Smile AND Cry – Awesome Stuff

I have a pretty decent collection of old drag racing books, magazines, and newspapers. It gets bolstered every now and again by my friend Mike Williams who provides me with “treasures”...

Old Bikes, New Payday: Old School Kaws take NHDRO’s Biggest Money Ever – Race Report

(Words and photos by Tim Hailey) – The sharpest, most up-to-date tools in the motorcycle drag racing box came out to win NHDRO’s biggest money event ever—the APE Summer Celebration and Big...

Disaster Video: Incredible Footage Of The Yellow River Drag Strip Calamity Has Surfaced – 50 Years Ago, 11 Killed

50 years ago the worst disaster in drag racing occurred at a little known, little spoken about track about 40 miles outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Yellow River Drag Strip was like so many places in...

American Success Story: Mike Salinas Talks Life, Struggle, and Work – From Poverty To Top Fuel

One of the neat things that we get to see each season as part of the NHRAonFox summer race broadcasts is the #MYJourney series. This series of in-depth interviews brings the backstories of the...

Get In On The American Powertrain Summer Smokeout Sweepstakes – It’s FREE To Enter!

The crew at American Powertrain are at it again! This time they have created the Summer Smokeout Sweepstakes, a free to enter giveaway that will net the lucky winner a $300 American Powertrain gift...

Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Action Images: The Nitro Fueled Monsters Acted Like It In Seattle – Check Out These Photos!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) – They deserve and they always will deserve their own coverage. The Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Davidson category has been one of the most stunning additions to...

LIVE TONIGHT: Watch The US131 Northern Nationals – Quarter Mile Modern Top Fuel Drag Racing – WATCH HERE

Starting tonight at 6:30pm Eastern time BangShift.com will be LIVE from the US131 Northern Nationals in Martin, Michigan. This is one of the most unique and awesome match races in the country because...

Action Photo Coverage: Sportsman Racing At The 2019 Magic Dry NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) – While professional drag racing’s categories have been mechanically whittled down to the most favorable combinations that can win races, NHRA sportsman racing...