Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, CRASH & BURN, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos

Nitro Time Machine: That Time John Force Saw Elvis At 1,000ft – Never Before Seen Memphis 1992 Wreck Footage

Having the to poke around the extensive NHRA digital film archive is one of the best parts of my job. I get to cruise around in there and pull vintage video, some of which the public has never seen...

Next Generation Up: Madison Payne Is Following Her Grandfather, Mom, and Dad Down A Nitro Powered Path

(Photo: Kelly Wade/WinLightNews.com) – Drag racing is a sport that really isn’t all that old. In fact you can really only go back about three generations of time before getting to the...

Faster Yet: Stevie Fast Jackson Talks About Being A Back To Back NHRA Pro Mod Champ – Loses 11lbs In The Process!

We live in an interesting time of racing history. There are lots of guys who have been groomed, trained, and educated as racing drivers, no matter the sport but they might not actually be...

Nitro Time Machine: Watch Jim White Bust The 290mph Barrier In Funny Car and Chat Up Steve Evans Behind The Scenes!

This right here is some prime-cut goodness for those hardcore NHRA fans of “back in the day”. One of the neatest parts of my job with NHRA is the fact that I have the keys to the massive...

Power Move: Cruz Pedregon Hires Entire Crew Of MD Anderson Funny Car For 2021 – Crew Chief On Down!

The silly season has taken little time to get kicked off in the world of NHRA Camping World Drag Racing. Cruz Pedregon announced late last week that he had hired the entire crew of the second place...

Nitro Time Machine: The End Of Eddie Hill’s Career In Top Fuel Came In Back To Back Monster Explosions – See Them Here

It was a very rough end to not only the 1999 season for Eddie Hill but his top fuel career which had spanned the decades. Two weeks in a row, the cast aluminum engine blocks his top fuel race motors...

Good News: Strutmasters.com Extends Sponsorship With Justin Ashley  

One of the rising young stars in the world of top fuel drag racing, Justin Ashley announced that Strutmasters.com has renewed the sponsorship agreement that saw the company prominently displayed on...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Funny Car Strongman And Some Big 2020 Numbers

Matt Hagan joins Brian Lohnes on this week’s episode of the NHRA Insider podcast and talks about his 2020 NHRA Camping World Funny Car Championship season. The ups, the downs, the motivating...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Ron Capps and Ryan Oehler Talk About 2020 and Setting Their Sights On Big Things In 2021

In a year that was heavily influenced by powers and forces outside of the realm of NHRA Camping World drag racing, Ron Capps and Ryan Oehler were both outside influencers from within the sport. Both...

PDRA Announces Eight Race 2021 Schedule – New Venues For Series On Tap!

The Professional Drag Racers Association has announced an eight race tour that will bring the badges door slammer drag racing on Earth to new venues and stalwart drag strips up and down the east...

Buy The Book: Don Prudhomme – My Life Beyond The 1320 – Don Prudhomme with Elana Scherr

When it was announced that Elana Scherr and Don Prudhomme were working on a book a couple of years ago, many of us immediately knew that the end result would be great. Between Prudhomme’s...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Antron Brown and Erica Enders Talk Success In Vegas – The Big Finishers!

Antron Brown and newly minted four-time NHRA pro stock world champion Erica Enders join Brian Lohnes on the NHRA Insider Podcast. These are two awesome conversations with NHRA competitors who battled...

Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Matt Smith Clinch NHRA World Finals In Vegas!

(Photos by Mike & Jeff Burghardt and Timothy Heather – Words courtesy of NHRA Communications) – All four points leaders in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series finished the job on...

B. Torrence, Capps, Anderson & Krawiec Lead Qualifying For NHRA Finals At Vegas!

(Photos by Mike & Jeff Burghardt and Timothy Heather – Words courtesy of NHRA Communications) – Billy and Steve Torrence powered to the top two spots in Top Fuel on Saturday during...