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

Event Gallery: The Mopars Of The 14th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals

The NCMA brings out a wide variety of cars, from Pro Mods and late-model stuff to as far back as you can go, but what I find impressive is how many Mopars run the track in bona-fide anger. Wedges,...

Check Out Liam Garrity’s Finest Action Photos From The March Meet 2015

(Photos by Liam Garrity) When Liam sends us photos, we’re always entertained. You see, he marches to the beat of a slightly different drummer. It’s like he was born several decades too...

CLICK HERE To See ALL Of Our 2014 Bakersfield March Meet Photos

(Editor’s note: While the action is going hot and heavy on the live stream right now and we have guys literally crawling all over Famoso shooting photos, here’s a look at last...

Drag Coverage: Battle Of The Bluegrass At Thornhill Dragway – Joe Robinson Memorial to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Best friends Joe Robinson (himself a medically-retired veteran) and Nash Poindexter formed P&R Productions to promote this event and see its proceeds...

Street Car Super Nationals 2014: Night Time Pro Mod Action Including Drag Week Heroes Joe Barry and Jeff Lutz

The race is over, Chad and I are both at home, and this is the final blast of photos from one of the wildest drag races I have ever been to. This Street Car Super Nationals 2014 had manic...

The Lingenfelter Collection: A Quartet Of Quintessentially Cool Pontiacs From Our Visit

(Photos by Criag Fitzgerald and the author) – You may remember that we spent a full day inside the vast and amazing Lingenfelter Collection of Ken Lingenfelter last winter. Well as it turned...

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion – More Great Action Featuring Altereds And ONLY Altereds

We’re continuing to work through our massive pile of 2014 California Hot Rod Runion photos and that’ll roll on over the next few days because we have that much stuff left to go and our...

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion: Awful, Awful Altereds – Fuel, Alky, and Gas Burners All Here

Altereds are drag racing’s worst and most entertaining idea ever. No wheelbase, no weight, a horsepower to weight ratio that’s better than the space shuttle, and typically a blower...

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion: More Funny Car Photos From Famoso Raceway – Nothing But Flops!

Dan Horan was the victor in the funny car category at the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion and he also locked up the NHRA Heritage Series Championship with his victory, closing the deal that he could...

PDRA World Finals Action Photos: Door Slammers At The Never Ending Event In Virginia

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The second PDRA stop at Virginia Motorsports Park (VMP) was also the last 2014 event for the series. Continuous rain forced the event to last an extra...

Funny Car Action At The 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion – Fiberglass Forest At Famoso!

Nostalgia funny cars have singlehandedly elevated the profile of “nostalgia” drag racing higher than anyone could have predicted it would be even 10 years ago. At first the cars were a...

Naked Motors And Thrashing In The Pits At The 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion – Sweet Photos Here

Perhaps the coolest thing about the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion is the fact that so many vehicles at Famoso were burning nitro. From the cackle cars to the AA/FA exhibition machines, to the top...

Check Out These Awesome Hot Rods And Historic Race Cars From The Famed Famoso Grove At The CHRR

While the action on the track is hot and heavy at Bakersfield each year during the California Hot Rod Reunion, it is only part of the show. Note that this event is specifically called a...

Nothing But Wheelstand Photos From The 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion

We love us some wheelies around here at BangShift. Watching cars that weight a ton or sometimes closer to two tons reach for the sky when the throttle is laid flat at the drags has been captivating...