Category Archive: 1320 Cars With Doors Feature, 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320

Where The Rubber Meets The Road, Part 1: Mike And Steven Sleeper

(Words: Wendy Martin; Photos: Martin Photography) Although there is 5 years difference between the two, these brothers share a passion… Drag racing. It has been in their lives since they were born....

A Mopar Story For The Ages: How A Kid Bought A Hemi 1966 Plymouth Belvedere New, Won at The Drags, and Got It Back Decades Later

(Photo Credit: Mopar Muscle Magazine) – We love stories about guys who have held onto their first cool car for life and never let it go but we may love the stories when guys had to part with...

National Day Of Nitro Planned For May 30th – Here’s How To Participate, How To Watch, and How To Support It!

This is an amazingly awesome idea and we cannot wait to see it! Auto Club Famoso Raceway and Stith Printing have teams up to create the National Day of Nitro that will happen on May 30th. What is it?...

No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...

QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

Listen Up: The Mafia Killer Who Loved Funny Cars – The Incredible Full Story Of Broadway Freddie DeName

I like telling stories and I like telling them with some depth. That’s why I have been messing around with a new podcast series to tell the stories of racing history and automotive curiosity...

Chew ‘Em Up and Spit ‘Em Out: The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Is An AWD, Family Hauling Version Of Thor’s Hammer

There are many, many things one could spend $99,500 on in this life. Homes, boats, jewelry, companionship in a city filled with casinos for, well we guess that depends, but nothing you can spend...

Ole Heavy Gets A Procharger! Check Out All The Details On The Ole Heavy Truck Of J.J. Da Boss

I don’t know how Cold Hearted Racing got access to this, but here they are to show us every single detail about Ole Heavy, the ’47 Chevrolet Pickup that has become famous on the Memphis...

Best of 2019: Take A Closer Look At The Larry Peternel Imperial Pro Stocker!

Robert Frost is one of America’s great poets, a man whose work with the written word became so much more than simple scribbles on paper. From the publishing of his first work, “My...

Best of 2019: Mike Bilina’s 1956 Chevrolet Is All Go, All Show!

When photographing on the dragstrip, we tend to look for a sure bet car. We want that action shot. We want the half-track burnout with Space Shuttle launch levels of tire smoke trailing behind. We...

Best of 2019: Hell In A Handbasket: This Fiat 600 Is A Center Steer, 9-Second Quarter Mile, Argentinean Sensation (Video)

There are people who think that the internet will be the ruination of us all one day and those people are probably right, but the thing sure has its upsides, too. Take Pablo Diaz and his incredible...

4,000 Horsepower On The Hub Dyno?! Hell Yes, It’s The Woodymart ZR1 Corvette On Kill!

I remember when a radial car with 1,500 horsepower could win Radial vs The World at most any event, but those days are long gone. Now if you don’t have 3,000 -5,000 horsepower you are probably...

Check Out The American Teams From The $10k Drag Shootout! Granada, Mustang, And Cutlass Oh My

The $10k Drag Shootout builds are all complete, except for a minor fire incident that we’ll cover in more detail later, and that means it is time to showcase the cars that each team has put...

LS Fest Quick Take: The Little Red Jeep Liberty

I was up in the tower with Lohnes, getting a break from the heat when we both saw it. Among the hot rods, budget swaps and other assorted race machines was a red Jeep Liberty that looked...