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The World of Pro Drag Superstars: This 1985 TV Show Features Garlits Vs Kalitta, Roger Gustin, and More!

Now THIS is some killer stuff. We have no idea what channel “The World of Pro Drag Superstars” aired on back in the 1980s but we know that we did not get it or if we did, the Curtis...

Watch This 535ci Pontiac Engine Crank out Nearly 700hp and 700 lb-ft On The Dyno – Chevy What?

It has become a very common refrain over the years in hot rodding and it started all the way back in the 1930s and 40s with the advent of cheap V8 engines. “Just put a BLANK in...

Cash Days At George Ray’s: This Is Grudge Drag Racing In Its Most Pure Form

We show you lots of drag racing around here. LOTS of drag racing. From events like the NHRA Virginia Nationals to JJ Da Boss and his arm drop races at small tracks, the sport has a range and...

Pedalin’ Their Wares: Watch Ron Capps and Robert Hight Get Into The Wackiest Pedalfest of 2019 So Far

We knew it was going to happen at some point during the 2019 NHRA Virginia Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. With a track that was over 130-degrees in temperature, with cars that make enough...

Daddy’s Thing: This 1958 Bel Air Drag Car Has A 540ci Big Block, A Tunnel Ram, and The Ability To Fly!

Few things are cooler in the sport of drag racing than cars which have been raced for generations by the same family. Such is the case here with a unique 1958 Chevy Bel Air that has been on drag...

A 521ci Big Block Ford For 5/21 – Watch This Blue Oval Thumper Hit The Dyno!

You thought we were done with “displacement days”?! You are wrong! There’s still some good stuff to talk about when it comes to engines and dates. As it turns out 5/21 is a great...

Watch This 427 FE High Riser Crank Out 670hp On The Dyno – This Thing Sounds Grand!

We’ve told you about the 427 FE high riser engine a bunch here at BangShift over the years. One of the meanest versions of the venerable engine, it powered Ford to make race wins on circle...

Could This Be The Baddest Diesel Truck On The Planet? This Cummins Swapped S10 Is A Beast

When the 1320Video crew visits a race, you know it is going to be a good one. The Ultimate Call Out Challenge is one of those events, but this one is full of nothing but diesel powered machines. That...

It’s The Small, Hate-Filled Ones You Need To Worry About, Like This Mazdaspeed 3!

During my early days in the Army, most people drove around beaters…young kids, young kid cars, usually whatever they had been rolling around in during high school. A few had moved up, including...

Incredible Video: If You Love 1960s Super Stock Drag Racing You’ll Freak When You Watch This Video

Jim Amos of Bee-On Video has been producing some of the best vintage drag racing videos for as long as we can remember. One of his newest is a feature length piece on Super Stock racing in the 1960s....

Watch The Most Bizarre Pro Mod Race Ever – Both Cars Break and Coast To Identical 31-Second Elapsed Times

(By Jason Mazzotta) – Pro Modified is known as one of the most exciting classes in drag racing, because of the parity between cars and power adders, as well as producing fast, eventful, and...

The Gunshot: Go For A Ride-Along Lap In The JUN II R32 Skyline!

R32-era Nissan Skylines don’t just have a myth-like aura around them just because they appeared in a film or two. This is the car that shut down two different racing series because it was...

Door Slammed: Watch The Zombie Wagon Get Into The Side Of A Nova At Bradenton Motorsports Park

When it comes to drag racing craziness, we’re thankful that two car incidents are a relative rarity in the sport. Yes, we see them in videos like this but the reality is that seeing two cars...

Morning Symphony: A Dodge Dakota R/T With A Severe Attitude Problem!

It was dirty and dingy, but still bright yellow in the sea of traffic as I was making my way into Bowling Green the other day: a Dodge Dakota R/T, proudly proclaimed by gel-like lettering on the...