Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, BangShift 1320

2017 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Stock/Super Stock Action Photos – The Hits Just Keep On Coming

(Photos by Wes Allison) – As someone who considers himself a fair well rounded guy, I know that there is no perfect place to live. Everywhere has its faults whether they be weather related,...

2017 Mad Mule Season Finale – GALOT Motorsports Park Doorslammer Action

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We are currently living the golden age of door slammer drag racing. There are more cars, series, engine builders, chassis builders, tracks, and technology...

2017 Auto Club NHRA World Finals Photo Coverage: More Great Sportsman Action From Pomona

(Photos by Wes Allison) – So it’s all done. Yep, the 2017 NHRA drag racing season for sportsman and professional racers is locked up and over with. Kind of stinks but at the same time,...

2017 NHRA World Finals Coverage: Hardcore Thursday Sportsman Action Photos!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re here at the 2017 NHRA World Finals and we spent the day blasting photos during what we affectionately call “Hardcore Thursday”. That’s...

2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Coverage – More Great Action From VMP

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We’re back with a second batch of photos from the 2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals. Brian Olson was a guy I knew really well. In fact, I worked...

Photos And Fun From Our Daphne Reynolds Memorial Drag-o-Rama Trip, With More To Come!

On September 22, 2017 my wife Daphne, and mother to Cole and Peyton, passed away after a year long battle with cancer. It was her 50th birthday. She was one tough chick, and for most of that year she...

2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Coverage: Nearly 400 Of Earth’s Baddest ‘Slammers Attack Virginia

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – It was an amazing weekend of drag racing at the 2017 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals last weekend and some of that had to do with news about the venue...

Cool Gearhead History: Ads From The Pages Of Super Stock And Drag Illustrated Circa 1964-1966

So we’re back today with some killer ads from the 1960s. This time we assaulted the pages of Super Stock and Drag Illustrated to bring you a true capsule of the age through the ads that...

2017 Nitro Nationals Coverage From Tulsa! Ladies Ruled In Top Fuel and Funny Car

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – It was a first for the world of nostalgia drag racing last month in Tulsa. Never before had women won both top fuel and nitro funny car at a Heritage Series event...

Old School Fun At An Old School Strip – Nostalgia Drag Racing Action At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – In the mountains of the southwest end of Virginia is a little track by the name Elk Creek Dragway. On September 29-30, the facility hosted a pre-1964...

Show Coverage: The First Ever Virginia Museum Of Transportation Racin’ and Roddin’ Show Ruled!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – On September 23 the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke held it’s first drag racing themed car show. Racin’ and Roddin’ is a departure from...

Ultimate 64 Challenge Coverage – Our Last Blast Of Photos From Mountain Park Dragway

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We start off this last gallery with THE MAN himself filling the seat of a borrowed ride.  Scotty Richardson and his staff have done an amazing job...

Drag Week 2017 Action Photos: Our Last Blast From Byron Dragway – The Historic Strip Was Rockin’

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – So here’s our last blast of drag week 2017 action photos from Byron Dragway in Illinois. By the time we got to Byron there was carnage among the 389 cars that...

From The Rodder’s Journal Vault: Photos From The Fremont Nostalgia Drags Circa 1986!

(Photos by Steve Coonan) – A first for Bangshift – the guys over at The Rodder’s Journal supplied us with a file of old photos taken at Baylands Raceway in Fremont, California, back in...