Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Quick And Fast Will Larry Larson Go At This Weekend’s PSCA Street Car Super Nationals?

Starting just before 4:00 PM Pacific time this afternoon, we’ll be flipping our cameras on and bringing you the first of four days of coverage from the annual Pacific Street Car...

2000 IHRA Alcohol Funny Car Champion, President Of S&W Race Cars, And Race Promoter Scott Weney Passes

(Photos – S&W Racecars) – We’re heartbroken to report that Scott Weney, the president of S&W Race Cars has died. Scott was taken from Bradenton Motorsports Park in...

Big Finish: NHRA Crowns World Champs At Epic 50th World Finals – Razor Tight Racing Right Down To The Wire

(Words – Darr Hawthorne & NHRA/Photos Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – Driving prowess with incredible reaction times and top performance in a shortened season made the ingredients...

PDRA Coverage: Great Drag Action And Pit Photos From The 2014 PDRA Finals At Virginia Motorsports Park

(Photos by David Whealon) – Since we have been talking about the end of the NHRA season, the end of the SCTA season, and ignoring the end of the NASCAR season today we thought it was only...

John Force Racing and Lucas Oil Team Up For The Future

Auto Club Raceway at Pomona was the place that John Force Racing announced a multi-year sponsorship with Lucas Oil Products. The announcement makes Lucas Oil the “Official Oil of John Force...

Tony Schumacher Nails Record 8th NHRA Top Fuel World Championship

Tony Schumacher grabbed a record eighth Top Fuel world championship title Saturday of the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona and put away a giant half-million dollar...

NHRA Finals At Pomona – Jon Capps Insane Slow Motion Fire Video – Qualifying Photos, Header Flames, Track Records!

The NHRA World Finals have not always been held at historic Pomona Raceway, now called Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, but the event has always provided a showcase for the best in Professional and...

Nitro Under The Lights At Historic Pomona Raceway For NHRA Finals Friday Qualifying

With two qualifying rounds crowded into a busy Friday of the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Doug Kalitta raced to the lead in Top Fuel Friday evening....

Tom Bailey States That Goals For New Drag Week Car Are 5.50s Quarter Mile!

(Photo Credit: Tom Bailey Racing FB Page) – Wow, how about this for being serious? Tom Bailey stated on the Bailey Racing FB page that his goals for the next car he will roll out to Drag Week...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Next Car That Should Be Made Into A Pro Mod? Great Examples Inside!

You know the names ID Motorsports Design and Stu Wotypka from their appearances on the pages of BangShift before. Stu has worked with some of the most well know chassis builders and body builders in...

NHRA Announces 2015 Heritage Series Schedule

The National Hot Rod Association finally released their primarily west coast-based Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series headlined by the nitro Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car categories.  2014...

BangShift Breaking News Exclusive: John Mihovetz Runs 5.92/248 At Pomona! First Mod Motor In The 5s – We Have The Slip!

Just minutes ago John Mihovetz ran 5.92/248mph to break a performance barrier he has flirted with several times in his modular motor powered car. Mihovetz recently Ran six flat and was knocking on...

Indiana’s Historic Bunker Hill Dragway Is For Sale – Track, Restaurant, House, Plus An Additional Speedway Could Be Yours!

It is that time of the year again! First we told you about I-40 Dragway going up for sale a week or two ago and now we’re back with another track that is being offered up to the highest bidder....

Ford Drag Racing Legend Phil “Daddy Warbucks” Bonner Has Died

Phil Bonner had a relatively short career in the world of top level drag racing but his impact is still felt today and fans of the blue oval brand still herald Bonner as one of the best that ever...