Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Gallery, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320

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...

Sunday Washout At 59th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals – Monday Eliminations At Pomona!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) – Sunday was mostly a washout at the 59th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, but for the first six pair of Top Fuel Dragsters who managed to complete their first round...

59th Winternationals Bonus – #1 Nitro Qualifiers Real Interview!

Saturday evening at Auto Club Pomona Raceway is a relief for drag racers after four competitive rounds of qualifying over two days for the 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by...

NHRA Winternationals Friday Pro Gallery Action – Right Here!

(Photos by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series kicked off 2019 with two qualifying rounds on Friday, with defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence...

Schumacher Sits Out, Austin Prock Makes Rookie Top Fuel Start At 2019 NHRA Winternationals

It will be an interesting 2019 NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals in top fuel as perennial favorite Tony Schumacher will not answer the call for round one qualifying citing a lack of sponsorship to run...

PRO Winter Warm-Ups, Final Day When Sportsman Racers Roll!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder) – After four days of the Pro Fuel Cars on the track at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Sunday was a rainout. The Fuel cars moved on to Pomona Raceway to park in the...

Dave Connolly Joins KB Racing – Pro Stock Team Gains Another Champion Crew Chief

(Photo credit: Auto Imagery) – As we turn the corner on the week that brings us the official start of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello drag racing season, the news is still coming from teams making...

PRO Winter Warm-Ups, NHRA Pre-Season Test Sessions Complete!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder, words by NHRA Communications) – NHRA drivers took the opportunity to shake off the rust at the preseason test session at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park Jan. 30 – Feb....

Day Three PRO Winter Warm-Ups, Mike Salinas & Alan Johnson 3.747 ET!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder) – Day three of the PRO Winter Warm-ups at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park had more teams, new bodies and performance. The season opening Lucas Oil Winternationals at...

Day Two PRO Winter Warm-Ups, ’18 Mello Yello Fuel Champs Lead The Pack!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder) – Day two of the PRO Winter Warm-ups at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park brought out more teams, racecars and bikes wiping out the cobwebs. With only a handful of days...

Day One PRO Winter Warm-Ups, NHRA Professionals Testing In Arizona!

(Photos by Big Bob Snyder) – As the 2019 NHRA Mello Mello drag racing season unfolds, the traditional PRO Winter Warm-ups invite member fuel cars from all over the country to test new team members,...

John Force Racing Announces Driver and Crew Chief Line Up – Austin Prock and David Grubnic Among Them

After weeks of anticipation, John Force Racing has announced its driver and crew chief lineup for the 2019 season. Rampant speculation after Courtney Force announced her retirement had the team...

McLeod Clutches’ Krista Baldwin Acquires Nitro University A/Fuel Dragster Team

(Photos and words by Krista Baldwin Racing) – Krista Baldwin has acquired the Nitro University A/Fuel dragster team for the 2019 season. Baldwin, grand daughter of legendary nitro pioneer;...

PRI 2018: HUGE Drag News – Paul Lee Is Back In Nitro Funny Car, Jim Oberhofer To Tune, Part Of New Super Team

They call themselves the Straight-line Strategy Group and yesterday at the 2018 PRI Show they dropped some massive news on the world of NHRA drag racing. The group which includes Scott Gardner, Doug...