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

The Car That Would Be Kite: Don Garlits Spills The Beans On Swamp Rat 17 And Its Star-Crossed History

If you are going to make an omelette, you have to break a couple of eggs, right? Such is the nature of being an innovator and leader in motorsports technology. Don Garlits knows all about that life...

Watch The 1984 NHRA Springnationals Right Here – Wild Doug Kerhulas Incident, Great Racing, Legends!

National Trail Raceway held the NHRA Springnationals for many, many years and it was one of the biggest, most popular events on the tour. There was on downside to the facility, which was have talked...

Privateer: The NHRA’s Newest Nitro Funny Car Team Is Coming Out Of A Machine Shop In Massachusetts

If there is one thing that we know about the world of drag racing it’s that once the sport finds a way to get into your blood, it never leaves. The other thing we know is that competing on a...

Streak Stopper: Watch Dean Skuza Shut Down John Force At The 1997 NHRA Gatornationals

It’s really hard to conceive of just how dominant John Force was in the world of nitro funny car racing during the 1990s but this video gives us a little glimpse. Coming into the 1997 NHRA...

Old School Chassis Tech: This Video From 30 Years Ago Shows The Al Swindahl Bolt Together Top Fuel Chassis

There are names in drag racing that have had massive impact. We all know the Don Garlits’ of the world, we all know the Bob Glidden types of the world but what about the guys who made the cars...

LUCAS OIL REINFORCES LONG-TERM COMMITMENT TO NHRA DRAG RACING WITH MULTI-YEAR EXTENSION

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 17, 2022) – NHRA officials announced today that Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricants, will continue as the...

B. FORCE, CAPPS, M. SMITH CLINCH WORLD TITLES; PROCK, PEDREGON, ANDERSON AND A. SMITH GET WINS AT ACTION-PACKED AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2022) – Brittany Force captured her second career world title on Sunday, wrapping up a spectacular season with a Top Fuel world championship after a first-round victory at...

CAPPS, B. FORCE, COUGHLIN AND SAMPEY ALL QUALIFY NO. 1 AT AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2022) – Defending Funny Car world champion Ron Capps stayed in the title conversation with a clutch run on Saturday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, tying the quickest run...

IN-N-OUT BURGER NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF IN-N-OUT BURGER POMONA DRAGSTRIP AND IN-N-OUT BURGER NHRA FINALS

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2022) – NHRA and In-N-Out Burger announced today that In-N-Out Burger, California’s first drive-thru hamburger stand, has been named the title sponsor of both the In-N-Out...

Champions Crowned At 30th California Hot Rod Reunion

(Photos by Mike Burghardt and Darr Hawthorne) • For thirty years, the NHRA Museum has held its yearly California Hot Rod Reunion, the first couple of years this event was truly a Reunion for the...

ENDERS CLINCHES WORLD TITLE; B. FORCE, HAGAN AND ARANA JR. JOIN HER IN WINNER’S CIRCLE AT NHRA NEVADA NATIONALS

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 30, 2022) – Erica Enders clinched her fifth Pro Stock world championship on Sunday, racing to her 10th victory of the season at the 22nd annual NHRA Nevada Nationals to cap off a...

HIGHT, B. FORCE, ENDERS AND M. SMITH ALL QUALIFY NO. 1 AT NHRA NEVADA NATIONALS

(Words and Video by NHRA) LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29, 2022) – Funny Car points leader Robert Hight held on to the top spot at the 22nd annual NHRA Nevada Nationals on Saturday, claiming the No. 1 qualifier...

B. FORCE, HIGHT, STANFIELD AND M. SMITH RACE TO PROVISIONAL NO. 1 POSITIONS AT NHRA NEVADA NATIONALS

(Words and Video by NHRA) LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2022) – Brittany Force made the quickest run in each qualifying session on Friday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, powering to the provisional...

KRIS THORNE WINS CHAMPIONSHIP IN FUELTECH NHRA PRO MOD SERIES, PLUS NITRO AND PRO STOCK VIDEO!

Here are all the results from the NHRA Pro Mod event in Ennis this past weekend. ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 16, 2022) – After clinching the world championship in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing...