Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Crew Chief and A Top Fuel Champion Tell All – Rob Flynn and Steve Torrence

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, crew chief Rob Flynn and top fuel world champion Steve Torrence join Brian Lohnes. Flynn tells his story of how he got into drag racing, how he worked his...

They’re Back: JOHN FORCE RACING TO MAKE NHRA CAMPING WORLD SERIES DEBUT

In the biggest off-season news yet for NHRA drag racing fans, John Force Racing has announced their imminent return to competition starting at the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Florida which will...

NHRA Insider: A Pro Modified Legend Talks About His Career and Our Inside Man Spills The Beans

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Mike Janis and Kevin McKenna join Brian Lohnes. Janis was recently told by doctors that his hall of fame pro-modified driving career was at an end but Mike is not...

The FTI Performance Gen 3 XPM Billet Bolt Together Torque Converter Line Is Gnarly!

This is big news for those drag racers out there who are running a high horsepower combo and backing their engine with a torque converter. FTI Performance Introduces the Gen 3 XPM Billet Bolt...

Pro Stock Time Machine: Watch Aaron Strong Get His First Pro Stock Round Wins and Become The Most Improbable Pro Stock Winner Ever!

If there is a “most memorable victory” to have ever personally witnessed in my NHRA drag racing career, the pro stock triumph of Aaron Strong in 2016 is probably it. Coming into the...

Show Me The Money: Kyle Koretsky Inks Primary Sponsorship With Lucas Oil For Sophomore Season In NHRA Pro Stock

In the always tough world of motorsports sponsorships, 2021 has presented itself as an enough more challenging environment. With all the crazy stuff in the world and the uncertainty that still faces...

The Hustle Is Real: The FTI Performance Team Is Gearing Up For NHRA Nitro Funny Car Action In Gainesville

If there is one thing that we know for sure, there are loads of race teams thrashing hard to get ready for the 2021 Amalie Oil Gatornationals as we speak. People are chomping at the bit to get back...

Wrenching His Way To The Seat: Longtime KB Racing Crew Member Dallas Glenn Gets His Shot at Pro Stock

There is something awesome about seeing hard working people getting their shot at a dream, right? Dallas Glenn is one of those hard working guys who is also one hell of a drag racer when he is not...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Rumors, Scoops, and Top Fuel’s Newest Team Owner

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Tony Pedregon and Josh Hart join host Brian Lohnes for two entertaining chats. Firstly, Pedregon talks about news, rumors, and innuendo he has been...

Long Lost Film Of ’66 Winternationals Found! Sunday Eliminations With Packed Pomona Grandstands!

  (Film and Words by Darr Hawthorne ) In 1965 Santa brought me a new 16mm Bolex film camera, rather than using my dad’s cameras any-longer. The first opportunity I had to use it was on the...

Wild Horse Pass Set To Start 10 Year, 10 Million Square Foot Expansion. None Of The Race Tracks Look To Survive

So when is the end? Well, I’m not sure, but I can tell you that it can’t be too long. Recent news is that Sunbelt Holdings will lead the project, which will include huge expansion at Wild...

Rahn Tobler, NAPA Funny Car Crew Chief Announces his Retirement

Rahn Tobler is one of the cooler nitro crew chiefs in the NHRA ranks. I say this because he’s got some of the coolest experiences, working with some absolutely epic drivers and crews. Plus,...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Business of Speed – Cruz Pedregon and Justin Ashley Talk About Their Off Season Hustle

Cruz Pedregon and Justin Ashley join Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast to talk about the headlines they have made on the business side of drag racing during this off-season....

Cruz Pedregon Signs 3-Year Extension With Snap-On For Nitro Funny Car Operation – Coming Into 2021 Strong

While many people in the world of drag racing are on the sponsor hunt there’s at least one team that has removed that pressure from their plate. That team is the Cruz Pedregon Racing...