Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Screaming Video: Watch A 2.3L Turbo Ford Clip Nearly 10K On The Chassis Dyno In A Drag Car!

Job Spetter Jr has been tuning full tilt turbo and EFI engines for a long time. His name is very well known around drag racing circles and he’s both driven and tuned others to lot and lots of...

Nitro Video: A Quick Recap, Explosions Included, From Bakersfield’s Saturday Night Nitro Show Last Weekend

Les Mayhew, the drag racing film making maven was at the Saturday Night Nitro event at Bakersfield last weekend and while he was there he shot a ton of video featuring the various classes that were...

Take A Detailed Tour Of The Challenger II Streamliner With Danny Thompson – This Thing Is A Marvel Of Packaging And Engineering

Bonneville is just over a month away now and we’re gearing up for our most comprehensive Speed Week coverage ever from the salt. This year marks the 100th birthday of racing on the Bonneville...

Flaming Wreckage Video: A Relatively Low Speed Drag Racing Crash Results In A Melted Mustang! (Driver OK)

Lots of racers out there use front mounted fuel cells in their cars. The small cells can hold a few gallons of fuel, eliminate the weight of a tank in the rear and they also allow for better fuel...

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...

Day At The Drags: Somernites Cruise To London Speedway

I spent this Saturday out in Somerset, Kentucky attending the Somernites Cruise weekend. I’m really liking the layout, and that they change up what the Saturday morning event is going to be....

Watch Funny Car Veteran Bob Bode Handle A Massive, Flaming Explosion Like A Boss – Hot Night In Chicago

As a couple of you have probably noticed, my name was nowhere near the blog this past week. No, there wasn’t an ugly board of directors meeting where Chad and I fired each other, I took the...

Here’s A High-Revving Fairmont Standing On The Bumper For Your Saturday

I’m out in Somerset, Kentucky, preparing to head out to the dragstrip. Actually, I’m not sure if I’ll be heading out to the dragstrip or to a river with a Christmas Tree in the...

Here’s Proof That Drag Racer Don Renfrow Is “The Luckiest Man Alive”: Ejected From Car At Speed!

(Story by Greg Rourke) Baylands Raceway, which was originally named Fremont Dragstrip, and shall remain so in the minds of most who raced there, was a place that on the 3rd Sunday of November in 1988...

Watch Mike Lettelier’s Massive COPO Wheelstands At The NHRA New England Nationals

There’s been lots of great action at the 2014 NHRA New England Nationals here in New Hampshire. From the tight competition of the sportsman classes to the thundering fury of the nitro powered...

Watch This ProCharged Chevy Caprice PPV Destroy Tires And Scream To The Heavens (Thom…SHIELD YOUR EYES!)

The Chevy Caprice PPV hit the streets a year or two ago as a model intended to be purchased by police departments and other law enforcement agencies. It was not intended to fall into the hands of...

Magnum Opus: Nitro America’s Feature Length Film Covering The 2014 March Meet Is Beyond Description

Well Les Mayhew has finally gone and done it. Seriously, this guy has really gone and blown up the neighborhood. What do we mean? Mayhew produced and released a feature length and feature quality...

In-Car Gasser Video: Here’s The Moment That Gasser Pilot Steve Crook Learned The Mantra, “Never Lift!”

Thanks to Dawn Mazi-Hovsepian for the tip on this sweet gasser video which was taken during the first round of eliminations at the recently held Gasser Reunion event in Thompson, Ohio. I attended the...

This Vintage Drag Racing Video From Virginia Circa 1964 Has Cool Haulers, Cool Cars, And Great Action – Hubert Platt, Pee Wee Wallace, More!

We’re in a nostalgia drag racing kind of mood this week as we’ll be heading to Bowling Green, Kentucky in the morning to bring you the live streaming action from the 2014 Holley NHRA...