Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

QuarantinePiece Theater: Watch The 1976 NHRA World Finals At Ontario Motor Speedway

While the drag racing world and frankly the rest of the world starts to stir these days, we know many of you are still homebound and that’s why we’re keeping the cool and historic...

632ci Of Anger: This Big Block Chevy Engine Is Destined For An Airboat, A Very Fast Airboat

Before my show “Put Up or Shut Up” was, ummm, put on ice we were working on planning an episode where we were going to drag race an airboat against a swamp buggy. It was going to be...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: The Meanest 272ci Mouse Motor You’ve Ever Heard – Five Digit RPMs?

Sweet screaming mother of eargasm, this video rules. Not a shocking revelation to say that we loves us some small inch, big RPM small blocks ’round here and this Camaro which is run by Sharp...

Damned Yankees: Watch The Semis and Finals Of The 1982 NHRA Winternationals From The British Show World of Sport!

This right here is a good watch. Why? You are going to see some killer classic drag racing and you are going to see it with an intro from the BBC show “World of Sport”. This seems like...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Jason Line Talks Engine Building, Don O’Neal Talks Top Sportsman With A Factory Stock Showdown Engine

A couple of good dudes joined me on the NHRA Insider podcast recently and we had some wide ranging conversations covering everything from engine building to how one takes a factory stock showdown...

Happy 5/28 – Celebrate With A Couple Of 528ci Hemi Dyno Videos!

While others may forget this day or think it is just like the other 364 in the year, we here at BangShift know better. We know that 5/28 is the international day of celebration for the 528ci hemi and...

How It’s Made Video: Follow A Cam From Core Selection To Finish Product At The COMP Cams Factory!

This is an awesome video that shows us some amazing stuff about one of the aftermarket industry’s truly important names. Yes, we are going inside the COMP Cams factory in Tennessee to see how a...

The American Powertrain Wednesday Shift: 10,500 RPM Chip, 296ci, And A Five Speed Make This Corvette Fly

Virginia based racer Randy Snoddy was a guy who could regularly be found at IHRA events up and down the eastern seaboard in the 1980s. His 1966 Corvette was the kind of car that you see once and...

Watch a Drag Racing Crash That Was Inches Away From Being A Nightmare Disaster

We sound dumber than usual when we tell you that this video depicts a “lucky” drag racing crash, but boiled down, that’s what it is. Filmed at Pacific Raceways during the Goodguys...

Pro Stock In The Living Room: How Is Bruno Massel Getting Ready For His 2020 NHRA Pro Stock Debut? On A Neat Simulator!

In drag racing, reputation is everything. Being able to do the job is one facet of being a professional level competitior but being able to do it consistently is what moves you from good to great....

Major Fail Video: Watch A Chevy From South America Botch A Burnout Attempt And Literally Shoot The Flywheel Out Of The Car!

We were tipped off to this crazy video by Norwegian BangShifter Arild Guldbrandsen and it is wild. The video shows and older South American (late 1960s?) Chevy coupe winding up and trying to do a...

Laying Down Laps: Daddy Dave Working Through Pro Street At The Throwdown In T-Town

T.V. show or not, fame or not, Dave Comstock is one bad son of a bitch when it comes to being the guy in the car on the starting line. Whenever he rolls “Goliath 2.0” onto the line,...

The Rookie: A Conversation With Nitro Funny Car Racer Alex Miladinovich – How To Race A Funny Car On A Regular Guy Budget

There are always feel good stories in drag racing and most of them center around people who race with a lot of heart and soul. At the 2020 NHRA Winternationals, the drag racing world got to meet Alex...

NHRA Insider: A Conversation With A Privateer Top Fuel Team Owner and The Man Who Can Drive Anything

We’re still cranking out content at the NHRA Insider audio factory and this one is a gem. The guests on the show are Jim Maroney and Brad Plourd. Maroney is a privateer top fuel racer who has...