Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Drag Races

NHRA Houston 2014 – Top Fuel Gallery With Wadded Up Tires and BIG Header Flames

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Antron Brown walked out of Houston last weekend with a top fuel Wally as he has done so many times before. Brown piloted his Matco Tools sponsored dragster through...

2014 FE Race And Reunion – More Photos Of Historic And Rip Roaring Ford Machines From Beaver Springs

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The hits just keep on coming from the lens of Joe Grippo whose massive collection of photos from the 2014 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway document one of...

Nitro Pits and Thrash Photos From NHRA Houston 2014 – Sweet, Sweet Nitro Parts!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It isn’t too much of a stretch to say that nitro burning top fuel engines use the hardest core speed parts we know of inside of them. Believe it or not, the...

The Fantastic Fords Continue – More Coverage From the 2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re continuing with more coverage by Joe Grippo from the 2014 FE Race and Reunion at Beaver Springs Dragway in Pennsylvania. Beaver Springs is a perfect...

Doorslammer Gallery: Pro Modifieds At The 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals

(Photos By Charles Wickam) – Yesterday I told you how awesome the Pro Modified class was at the 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals and today we’re showing you through the great...

2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs Raceway – Historic, Cool, And Fast Fords Take Over The Strip

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) – Well, it happened again. Jody Aberts, Doug Bender and Beaver Bob McCardle pulled off another fantastic weekend of Drag Racing and Car Show actioffeaturing...

Race Gallery: The 2014 FE Race And Reunion At Beaver Springs Dragway – Some Of The Coolest FE Powered Cars In The Country Showed Up

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Joe Grippo has been on fire this spring, traveling all over the place and hitting more events than we have hit ourselves this year. From his trip down to the Carolinas...

Wheels Up Stock And Super Stock Action Photos From The 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It was a great weekend of drag racing in Texas just a couple days back as the NHRA tour swung though Royal Purple Raceway and fans flooded in from all over the...

PSCA Drag Racing Finally Returns To AutoClub Dragway In Fontana And We’ve Got Photos!

The look of satisfaction on the faces of the Ray Wilkings, General Manager of Auto Club Speedway, Tracy Fischle, Track Manager at Auto Club Dragway, and Mel Roth, President of the Pacific Street Car...

Kris Krabill Wins Nitro Funny Car at 44th Annual Ignitor

Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne It was a difficult weekend for racers and spectators at the 44th annual Ignitor at Firebird Raceway near Boise, Idaho.  Fans of the oldest professional racing...

Final Eliminations Set for 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor

Final Eliminations Set for 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne Reigning Boise Bakersfield Blitz champ Dan Horan, driving his “Patriot” 1966 Mustang from Sylmar,...

44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Opener For Nitro Funny Cars

Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne The 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Opener is the oldest professional racing event in the Pacific Northwest presented and kicks off a killer season at Firebird...

Radial Resurrection: Index Racers Dial It In At Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Yesterday we posted a gallery of photos from the Radial Resurrection event at Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip, showcasing the incredible turnout of Drag...

Radial Resurrection: Bringing Outlaw Drag Racing Back to its Roots – Wild Eighth-Mile Drag Radial Action

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip—some say it is the birthplace of outlaw street car racing in the Southeast. In the ‘90s and 2000’s, it was a hotbed...