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

Saturday Night Nitro: Awesome Nitro Flames, Fast Funny Cars and Jets At Famoso Raceway In Bakersfield

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos by Jeff & Mike Burghardt and Zak Hawthorne) Going into the third year, Saturday Night Nitro has evolved into an awesome event for west coast funny car...

Sportsman Action From The Pits And The Strip At The NHRA Sonoma Nationals

(Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – Last weekend, the NHRA tour visited one of the more scenic spots it sees all year long at Sonoma Raceway. The sportsman racing was awesome and thanks to...

Pro Mod Action Gallery: PDRA Racing At Virginia Motorsports Park A Heap Load Of Pro Mods Showed Up

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – This past week end was the fifth event for the PDRA and to say the least, it was a major one. In the subdivided pro mod family, an astonishing 77 cars...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: Our Last Blast Of Killer Photos From The Pits – What An Event!

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – And we have finally come to the end of a literal week of coverage from the 2014 Meltdown Drags that were held at Byron Dragway in Illinois. We’ve...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: More Cool Iron And Thrash Photos From The Pits At Byron Dragway

(Photos by Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke) – Our week of Meltdown Drags 2014 coverage continues with more photos from the pit scene at Byron Dragway in Illinois. We know of people who took a full...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: The Coolest Cars, Parts, And Stuff From The Pits (Part 1)

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – As any drag racer or gearhead knows, all the cool stuff happens in the pits. The racing is just a byproduct of the work being done by the owners and...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: The Cars Came From All Over And The Show Will Be Talked About For Days

(PHOTOS BY GREG ROURKE AND BOB CHILUK) – We’re back with more sweet, sweet action photos from the  Meltdown Drags 2014 that happened at Byron Dragway last weekend. With more than 500...

Meltdown Drags Coverage: More Photos And Cool Stuff From The 2014 Meltdown Drags

(Photos by Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke) – As we have been telling you all week, the 2014 Meltdown Drags was an event for the books. With more than 500 entires, Byron Dragway was filled nearly...

Pro Mod And Doorslammer Action From Roxboro Motorsports Park – Superchargers And Killer Paint Everywhere

(Words and Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – There are few things that make us smile wider than learning of the sale of a drag strip and how it was revitalized under new ownership. Such seems to be...

2014 Meltdown Drags Coverage: The Inside Story Of The Event And Another Load Of Awesome Photos

(Words: Greg Rourke – Photos: Rourke/Chiluk) – The Meltdown Drags was borne out of the frustration on a group of vintage drag racing enthusiasts. They felt they were being treated rather...

Action Photos And Results From Cordova IHRA Nitro Jam- Full Five Second Field In Nostalgia Funny Car

When we heard that the IHRA Summer Nationals at Cordova Dragway Park is the most anticipated IHRA national event of the season, it was time to pay attention.  There were a couple of us who watched...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: Byron Was Jammed With The Coolest Old School Drag Iron In The Country

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – Outside of a select few nostalgia drag races, they are mostly regional affairs. Events like the March Meet, California Hot Rod Reunion, HAMB Drags, and...

Outlaw Pro Mod Action From London Dragway – Sweltering Heat Matched By Hot Cars

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) – Yesterday we dropped the first photos from our recent visit to London Dragway all up in your business and today we’re back with the final batch. McTaggart...

Doorslammer Jam: Outlaw Pro Mods, Small Tire Cars, And Bracket Bombers Invade London Dragway In Kentucky

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) – Last weekend, McTaggart planned on going to London Dragway to take in some good old fashioned southern door slammer action and he did. The only thing he...