Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Truck News

Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

The Force Family Takes The Top Spot In Both Funny Car And Top Fuel At Houston’s NHRA SpringNationals

It isn’t very often that a father and daughter have both qualified in the top spot of two class at an NHRA National Event. And because John Force Racing has always been about Funny Cars, it...

Four Times The Power At Vegas Four-Wides As Mike Salinas Wins First – Huge Gallery Of Photos!

  (Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – Mike Salinas picked up his first career NHRA win Sunday at the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas...

AWESOME: New Generation Hemi Under Glass Planned For 2020 – Hellephant Power, Modern LX Platform Body!

Well if this does not put a smile on your face, we’re not sure what will! Mike Mantel who is the current owner and driver of the Hemi Under Glass wheelstander is planning on building a new...

Vintage Photos Rule: Memories And Images Of Oswego Drag Raceway Circa 1975 – So Cool!

(By Greg Rourke) –  Back in the mid 1960’s  our babysitter’s boyfriend would bring me his old copies of Hot Rod magazine. Drag racing coverage would often show what equipment the...

Final Gallery Of Fuel Cars From The 50th Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals!

The landmark 2019 50th Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals provided a wealth of great photography from the event, this a the final photo gallery with some cool shots from BANGShift.com contributor Sandra...

35th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals – Epic Sportsman Gallery!

(Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – The past weekend was filed with weather delays at the 35th annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park,...

Weather Clears For Hot Action At NHRA Arizona Nationals!

(Photos by Bob Snyder, Video courtesy NHRA Communications) – Dodging torrential rains and freezing temperatures, the second event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concluded...

Drag History: This Story Documenting The History Of Richmond Dragway Is Awesome

Drag racing is a sport that we know and love around here, especially its history as it pertains to tracks that have withstood the shifting stands of time and continue to operate today. Richmond...

Improving Weather For 35th Annual NHRA Arizona Nationals Eliminations!

(Photos by Sandra Alberti and Bob Snyder) – Weather is improving for eliminations for the 35th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag...

Cold And Wet Weather Welcomes NHRA Arizona Nationals Racers!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder, Sandra Alberti, Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – More cold, freezing temperatures met the Professional classes at the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals at...

Setting Up The 35th Annual NHRA Arizona Nationals – Before Burning Nitro!

NHRA’s 2019 Mello Yello drag racing season began a couple of weeks ago with the Pomona Winternationals where Doug Kalitta, Robert Hight and Bo Butner grabbed the Wallys for their efforts in the PRO...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Two New Episodes Uploaded – Radial Racing and Profiles In Grit and Guts

So one of the functions that came along with my new job at NHRA was the creation and execution of a drag racing podcast that covers the inside world of straight line motorsports competition....

Kalitta, Hight And Butner Start The NHRA Mello Mello Season With Wins At Winternationals!

(Photos by Mike & Jeff Burghardt and Sandra Alberti) – It was a long weekend and a Monday to complete the season-opening 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented...