Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Twin-Engine, Turbocharged Bare Chassis Run Low 8s In The Quarter And Terrorize The Streets!

BangShifter John Mac turned us on to what has to be the nuttiest thing built in Canada in the last two decades. From what we can gather, the crew at Turbo Dynamics Canada has taken a stock car...

Morning Symphony: The Sound Of Tortured Slicks Under A Stomping Chevy C-10

It’s the sound that we know so well here at BangShift, given the amount of time we spend working the 1320. The noise when a highly strung drag machine goes from sitting perfectly still to when...

Anti-Disco: This C3 Corvette Strip Terror Can Get Up And Get Down With It’s Own Soundtrack!

The C3 Corvette started out so strong, didn’t it? From the Mako Shark concepts to the 427-powered Stingrays, things looked great for the third generation of the sports car that America could...

Watch Steve Torrance Wak Away Unscathed From A Horrendous NHRA Top Fuel Wreck In Dallas

Texan Steve Torrance walked away from a horrendous NHRA top fuel wreck in Dallas on Sunday when his car cut down a rear tire and smashed into the wall going more then 300mph. The current NHRA top...

Historical Drag Video: The Story of the Snake and Mongoose As Told By the Snake and the Mongoose – Once Upon A Wheel 1971

More than 20 minutes of video from 1971 profiling the epic and incredibly profitable rivalry between Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, as bankrolled by...

Historic Drag Video: Ultra-Rare Footage Of Art Arfons’ Green Monster And “The Dud” Jet Dragster

The only thing I love more than vintage drag racing video is vintage drag racing video from my home track of New England Dragway. I have to thank Lawrence Smith for tipping me off to this incredible...

All In One Run: Watch This 1969 Barracuda Pull A Wheelie, Get Sideways, And Spin On The Same Run!

This guy garnered a lifetime of drag racing experiences in one pass at Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove, Wisconsin. The big tire 1969 Barracuda comes off the starting line with a sweet wheelie and...

Ever Wonder How A Screw Blower Works? This Awesome Animation Shows You

The screw blower is one of the mightiest power adders known to man when it comes to internal combustion engines. An enhancement over the traditional Roots style blower, the screw is capable of...

Dead Drag Strip File (Video): Check Out The History of Pocono Drag Lodge – Cool Pennsylvania Strip

One of the coolest ghost tracks in the USA is Pennsylvania’s Pocono Drag Lodge. The whole racing surface is very much intact, the old tower has been reskinned to look like a functional building...

The Most Insane Mooning Story Ever Told – Nicky Bonifante Tells A Wild One Started By Scott Kalitta

In the realm of stupid and hilarious things, this story as told by Nicky Bonifante is Olympic level. Bobby Bennett at CompetitionPlus.com captured the interview and the tale as part of his...

Slingshot Wreckage From The Late 1960s – Former NHRA Chief Starter Rick Stewart Smashes Hard

  Man this is some good stuff. It’s a piece of a ’60s drag documentary called “7-Second Love Affair” that’s an awesome flick to score via DVD. If you are a...

This 1987 IHRA Pro Stock Video Features Rickie Smith and Period Pro Stock Tech!

Oh 1980s pro stock, those were the days! We seriously love the visual “trueness” that these cars had (outwardly, anyway) to the cars that fans drove into the gate to watch the race in....

Sand Thing Is Our New Favorite Third Generation Camaro Ever – Dirt Drags!

The third generation Camaro is about as versatile a car as we have ever seen in the performance realm. Drag racing, road racing, autocross, trar conversions, and now dirt drag racing have all be...

Hellacious Fiery Wreckage Video: A Chevelle Smacks Both Walls and Explodes Like the Hindenburg

We don’t know what the hell is going on this week, but we were tipped off to yet another frightening drag race wreck video that features what Brock Yates would have called, “a whole BUNCH...