Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Watch Phil Hobbs’ Insane Top Fuel Crash From The 1984 NHRA US Nationals – Wrong Side Of The Wall At Full Throttle

Phil Hobbs had a long and decorated drag racing career that spanned from US Nationals glory in the 1960s all the way into top fuel during the 1980s. Ironically, the place that provided Hobbs the most...

Ever Wonder How A Lenco Transmission Goes Together? This Video Of One Being Rebuilt Is Cool

The Lenco Transmission has been a staple in the brutal world of motorsports since the 1970s. The design has been refined some over the years but the basic mechanical principle remains the same. A...

How Does A Top Tier Drag Radial Car Cost To Race? In The Hot Seat: Justin Martin’s LDR Twin Turbo Nova!

Racing isn’t cheap. Sure, the average guy can totally build a car at home and go racing and have a lot of fun without breaking the bank. But the cost of racing is proportional to how quick and...

FREE LIVE STREAMING DRAG RACING! We Are LIVE From The Southwest Showdown In Tucson All Weekend!

That’s right folks, we’re super excited to bring you our FIRST live streaming video broadcast of 2021 starting this Thursday afternoon from Tucson Dragway, home of the Southwest Shootout....

On 3/06 We Honor The 306ci Ford – A Small Block Made Better by Hot Rodders

There are certain engine combinations that are so prevalent in the world of hot rodding we’re wondering why the original equipment manufacturer did not just build them itself to start with. One...

Hilarious Sleeper Video: This Mazda Flatbed Runs 12s With A Turbocharged Toyota V8 – Aussie Madness!

Dave Reid of Drag Videos Australia tipped us off to this footage that features a Mazda E2200 cab-over flatbed truck running 12s at the drags. The secret to this truck’s speed is hidden under...

Wrecking Yard Wonders: This Engine Masters Video Shows Off Some Of Their Prime Junkyard Based Builds

There’s a magic to making a junkyard engine a powerhouse. Taking something abandoned, forlorn, and destined to be smelted into a puddle and giving it a vibrant second life. This video...

Classic Drag Radio Ad: A Fantastic Late 1960s Screamer For The Gold Cup At Niagra International Drag Strip

From the early 1960s right into the middle 1970s Niagra Drag Strip was there to serve the needs of drag fans in the Toronto, Canada and Buffalo, New York areas of the world. The place brought all the...

Watch This 1955 Chevy Pull A Massive Wheelie, Pogo Stick Down The Track And STILL Manage A 9.12 ET!

There are some guys who literally do no know how to lift their foot off the gas. We’ve seen that work in both directions. There’s direction (a) like this video where the guy comes out...

Autopsy Of A Dyno Mule: Real St Performance Tears Down A Stock Block and Crank 1,850hp 2JZ To Check Its Guts

Engines tell us things when we take them apart after they’re used, right? We look to see how things are wearing, what stuff is wearing and shouldn’t and what we can do better the next...

Watch The 1993 NHRA Gatornationals – Big Speed, Wild Runs, Awesome History

The world of NHRA drag racing is buzzing this week as professional teams have hit the road to go testing in Florida in anticipation of the opening event of the Camping World season at Gainesville...

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Crew Chief and A Top Fuel Champion Tell All – Rob Flynn and Steve Torrence

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, crew chief Rob Flynn and top fuel world champion Steve Torrence join Brian Lohnes. Flynn tells his story of how he got into drag racing, how he worked his...

History Has Been Kind: This Review Of The 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Is A Good Reminder Of This Platform In Its Prime

As we all know, the C4 Corvette has spent a few years at the bottom of the preference barrel of hot rodders and it’s been the butt of many jokes. But like all things, old stuff goes in cycles...

Playing With Blocks: This Update On The Hagerty Cadillac Build Concentrates on Block Machining, Piston and Rod Assembly, More

The Hagerty Cadillac 365 engine project that we’ve ben following has been updated! This video is all about measuring, boring, and preparing the important basics of any engine for a long life....