Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, HISTORIC, Videos

Quarantinepiece Theatre: 1974’s “Vrooom!”, A Look Back To The Track In 1974!

Being a student of history, you have to rely on tangible evidence from the past in order to bring it to life. Books, manuscripts, stories from reputable individuals who were actually on the scene...

Today Is 3/27 Let’s Celebrate The Little 327 Small Block With Some Dyno Video Action

Since today is 3/27  we thought it was only right that we honor the diligent little 327 small block Chevy. The 327 arrived on the scene in 1962 and over the years there were a bunch of different...

Angry Italian: This Vega Drag Car From Italy Has A Tunnel Rammed Big Block, Vertical Zoomies, and It’s Quick!

Italy has been the center of the news for not great reasons over the last few weeks as the country has been in the grips of the Coronavirus epidemic. Italy is a beautiful country who’s people...

Did Craig Breedlove Get Ripped Off By Carroll Shelby? This Video Tells The Fascinating Tale Of How It Happened!

The world of motorsports is filled with the most awesome stories that one could ever imagine. Just when you think that they couldn’t get any better, weirder, or more interesting, they do. Case...

Looks Like Garbage, Runs Like Stink: This Little Aussie Mazda 323 Station Wagon Is Basic And Runs 8.50s!

If there’s anything more fun than a (mostly) stock bodied car on a narrow tire running middle eights on a drag strip, I’d really like to know about it. From Drag Week to the various 8.50...

Morning Symphony: 1320Video’s One Hour Street Race Compilation

We know…it’s illegal, it’s dangerous, it has no place in society, got it. We also know that it happens, that it’s created some racers who have crossed over into the more legal...

The Big Kid Karts: 10-Second Drag Karts From The U.K.!

The first go-kart I ever drove might have made five horsepower from a well-worn Briggs and Stratton engine and was more than enough for a chunky little five-year-old from the eyes of an adult, but as...

Drag Racing Update Video: What Happened In Drag Racing Last Week? More Than You Think!

In my work for the NHRA, I have been keeping tabs on stuff that’s been going on around the sport of drag racing. While we might not be racing currently, it doesn’t mean that...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: 8mm Footage Set To Classical Music From The 1964 NHRA US Nationals!

This is one of those videos that you watch when you know you have the drag racing thing bad. Why? Well it is some really amazing 8mm footage set to classical music from the 1964 NHRA Nationals. The...

The Song Of Our People: Listen To This Big Block Chevy Scream Out Nearly 9,000 RPM On The Dyno

No, this video does not contain power numbers. It does contain the beautiful noise of a big block Chevy roaring up to 9,000 RPM on the dyno while wearing a set of vertical exhaust stack style...

Morning Symphony: NASCAR On The Strip With This R5P7-Powered Dart!

Ever since I first heard a Chevrolet 327 cross the 8,000 RPM threshold as a kid, I’ve been in love with high-revving V8s. I’ve always equated the blunt power of a good mill with violence,...

Treasure Hunting: Walking In The Woods For A Super-Stock Dodge

At a party held sometime in 1961, a Chrysler executive heard Chevrolet head honcho Ed Cole chatter on about Chevrolet’s new upcoming small car and straight-up panicked. Chrysler’s lineup...

Happy (Belated) 3/22! Today’s The Day We Celebrate The Little 322ci Buick Nailhead V8 Engine

(Editor’s note: My esteemed colleagues missed this opportunity to show the Buick engine some love properly yesterday so here we are today) – The little Buick 322ci engine was the second...

Watch Art Arfons Blast An English Runway At 275mph In This 1970 News Clip – Awesome!

When it comes to personal hot rodding heroes, Art Arfons ranks damned close to number one on my list. Ok, he IS number one on my list. A guy from very humble beginnings, he was a self taught master...