Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Watch the 17th COMP Cams Shakedown Nationals LIVE HERE NOW! Eliminations all day on Saturday!

It’s that time of the year again, kids. Time for the 17th COMP Cams Shakedown Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. Qualifying action on a cool Virginia Thursday night means that the times...

Saturday At The $500K Fall Fling Is LIVE Right Here Starting At 8AM Eastern

It’s an annual thing in the Fall called the Fall Fling. The brain child of Kyle Seipel and Peter Biondo, the event was started to showcase the many talented drivers and teams across the world...

Hoonigan’s Drag Car Build-Off Is Almost Done! Who Will Take It: V8 S-10 Or Hyper Rotary RX-7?

The throwdown battle between a pair of rotary fiends and an avowed V8-or-die type with a talented assistant is about to wrap up. The second round of Hoonigan’s Build & Battle series has...

Morning Symphony: The Kenda 660 Radial Riot – Aussies On Radials!

Radial class racing isn’t cool just because of the tire compound. It’s the feats that drivers are able to accomplish while being on a raidal compound tire that keeps things exciting. Cars...

Watch A Hypersonic Sled At The Holloman AFB Test Track Pass A Camera A 6,599mph

You’d never even know what hit you. Seriously. Holloman Air Force Base’s test track has been one of the most interesting and wild places for American military development since its...

Drag Strip Time Machine: This Footage From Pomona In 1962 Is Absolutely Amazing

There’s understanding classic drag racing history and then there is SEEING classic drag racing footage. In the terms of this video we get to watch, almost like a fly on the wall, a drag racing...

Let’s Go Drag Racing In 1978! This Footage From An NHRA Points Race In Edmonton Rules!

Tube tops, bell bottoms, funny cars, pro comp, and vans. Yes kids, we’re going straight back to the 1970s in this video that takes us up to Edmonton for an NHRA points meet during the ’78...

Morning Symphony: Good Chevy Gone Bad – This Turbo Caprice Sends Everyone Home!

Happiness is a Chevrolet Caprice that comes out swinging with genuine menace. The boxy shape, the authoritative face, the mannerisms of a monster street racer all work for us. Think of it as the car...

Watch The Gnarly Brazil Based Opala Metal Run 7.30/195mph – Turbo Inliner and a Stick!

This is by far NOT the first time that a car known as Opala Metal has appeared on the pages of BangShift. It is however the quickest elapsed time we have ever shown and according to the video it is a...

Watch The Closest Top Fuel “Near Crash” Ever – Smax Smith Nearly Wipes Out Todd Paton At IHRA Rockingham In 2009

Even at huge speeds, drag racing is a game of inches. Normally we are talking about inches of differential between the cars crossing the finish line but in this case we are talking about inches...

This 1971 Vintage Drag Video From Lions Is The Coolest We Have Ever Seen!

Lions Drag Strip is one of the most magical places in drag racing history. Accurate or not, many consider it the “best” drag strip of all time. That may be more of an emotional vote...

Spraying At The Hit Video: Nitrous and Traction Equal Death For A Universal Joint and Floor

So there’s something completely awesome about a nitrous guy who brings it all in at once. If you are a nitrous racer, you know what we mean. The fact that your performance is dictated on how...

Video: Crampton, Beckman, Line, Savoie, All Take Initial NHRA Countdown Wins At Maple Grove

The start of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship at Maple Grove Raceway was one of the most topsy-turvy NHRA Mello Yello Series National Events in years. Fernando Cuadra went to the final round in...

Pro Stock Time Machine – Check Out This IHRA Moutain Motor Action From St Louis, Circa 1985

With all the talk about today’s modern NHRA pro stock category and how mountain motors may be a part of it heading into the future, we thought we would look into the past. See, the NHRA tour...