Category Archive: 1320 Cars With Doors Feature, 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Videos

Finnegan’s Caddy Project Is Out Of Control! Floors and Chassis In The Trash!

When you decide you want an 8 second, 200 mph, street car the natural choice for platform is something light and easy to build. So deciding to do it with a 1961 Cadillac is NOT the smartest choice in...

Finnegan Wants To Throw Big Tires, Big Turbos, And More At This Rad Caddy, And Then He Wants To Run 8s And Go 200 In It!

When Finnegan decides to do something, you always know it is going to be a little bit fun, a little bit crazy, and at least a little bit impossible. Because why would you do something boring and easy...

2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Action Photos: The Unstoppable Spirit Of Drag Racers On Full Display

(Photos by David Whealon) – Yesterday we showed you some amazing photos from Benoit Pigeon at the 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World finals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Today we’re...

Classic YouTube: A 1200HP, Twin-Engined, Twin-Turbo AWD Pontiac Grand Prix That Runs The Quarter In The Nines

I didnt even look at the title of the video, but it looked promising enough: a late-1990s Pontiac Grand Prix GTP with some cheapie aftermarket taillights, a plastic vent-looking thing on the rear...

Would You Drive A Lakester That You Needed A Mirror Periscope To See Out Of? Photos and more –

The Ravenna Garage D/Fuel Lakester is one intetesting piece of salt racing machinery. The shape is a tight tube style design and we were really blow away when we got up close with the rig as it sat...

Random Car Reviews: Two Of The Biggest Hitters Of The 1990s: The Red ’57 Chevy And The White Camaro!

Growing up in the 1990s, if you even had a passing interest in drag racing, you knew who these two guys were. One was a mouthy mother who could curb-stomp and opponent at will in a car that had the...

BangShift Pocket Drag Biography: The Freight Train Top Gas Twin Engine Dragster – A Nearly Unstoppable Force!

Top Gas dragsters are largely forgotten today, which is really too bad. Born of the NHRA’s ban on nitromethane that lasted from 1957-1963, Top Gas dragsters really started as weak-suck little...

FOUND: The “Moonburst” AA Fuel Dragster Has Been Sitting In A Field In This Trailer For 43 Years!

Barn finds are rad, but what about trailer finds? Well it seems like we’ve heard of more than a few really old and cool race cars being found inside trailers sitting outside in the weather of...

Hemi Kid: Darla Kimak’s 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

In 2017, I took part in the only parade I’ve ever taken a part in. Once it became clear that the weather was not going to cooperate with the racing schedule at Milan Dragway, the entirety of...

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...