Category Archive: 1320 Engine Tech, 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Tech Story

Insane Carnage: Steve Morris Goes Into More Detail On The 8 Exploding Connecting Rods In His Engine

This is the 2nd part in the series talking about Steve’s engine that ate itself because of 8 connecting rods that failed. The carnage is second to none, read below and watch. And if you missed...

Get A Free White Lightning Shifter From American Powertrain Through August!

If you like snappy shifts, full throttle shifts, and banging gears in general, then the White Lightning shifter from American Powertrain is going to be something you love. This is a shifter that not...

Clay Millican Video Greatness: I Broke My Big Ol’ Rear End!

If you don’t know Clay Millican, then you are missing out on one of the nicest, funniest, and most genuine professional race car drivers on the planet. He’s the real deal, is always fun...

NHRA Sonoma Nationals Photos! Wheels Up Drag Racing Photos, Header Flames, And More!

Here is NHRA Gallery Number Two from Sonoma! What a race track and what a great weekend of weather. Take a look at all the cars running records! (Photos by Eric Myers) It was a crazy week around here...

SCHUMACHER, HIGHT AND COUGHLIN JR. CLOSE OUT WESTERN SWING WITH WINS AT FLAV-R-PAC NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS

KENT, Wash. (July 31, 2022) – Eight-time Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher picked up his first win since 2020, powering to his 86th career victory on Sunday at the 33rd annual Flav-R-Pac NHRA...

NHRA Sonoma Nationals Photos! Sportsman And Pro Action Starts Here!

(Photos by Eric Myers) It was a crazy week around here at BANGshift with all of us in different parts of the country, but thanks to our pal Eric Myers, we’ve once again got cool photos from the...

Polishing Turds Episode #6: Cylinder Honing! All These Things Add Up To An Engine That Actually Makes Power

In this latest episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the process for honing cylinders, along with some good explanation as to why the hone is so important for actually...

NHRA ADDS A/FUEL ENGINE PROGRAM TO TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR CLASS FOR 2023 LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES

This might be the worst kept secret in drag racing as everyone in NHRA’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Alcohol classes has been talking about this one. And boy are the players involved split on...

TORRENCE, TASCA III AND ENDERS RACE TO PROVISIONAL TOP SPOTS AT FLAV-R-PAC NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS

KENT, Wash. (July 29, 2022) – Four-time defending Top Fuel world champ Steve Torrence raced to the provisional No. 1 spot in the NHRA’s first race in Seattle since 2019, grabbing the top position...

Safety First: How To Take Measurements For A Custom Simpson Fire Suit

Anyone that pays much attention around me knows that racing safety is a topic near and dear to my heart. Lyle Barnett and I talk about it all the time on our Podcast and I often advise folks on their...

LS/Hemi Hybrid In A Rad, Tire Smoking, 1966 El Camino! Justin Arias Does The Family Name Proud!

If you want to see a big nasty burnout from a car that sounds about as pissed off as possible, then this is the video for you! The Arias name is one that is steeped in history in the horsepower...

Our Final Fast Fords At Dragway 42 Photos Are Right Here, Plus A Link To All Our Previous Photos Too!

Our ninth, and final, gallery of photos from Dragway 42 starts right here and we’ve got all kinds of cool action shots! If you missed any of the photos from our previous galleries, use the link...

More Straight Axle Gasser Action From Edgewater Sports Park: Straight Axle Mafia In The House!

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) My sons have helped me photograph events for as long as I have contributed to Bangshift and somewhat before. These days my youngest helps me out for a while at...

More Race Photos: Drag Racing Action From Edgewater Sports Park

Here’s our second gallery of photos from Doug Gregory’s coverage of the action at Edgewater Sports Park. We’ve still got some more stuff coming from Greg, but if you missed the...