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

Making It Official Once Again: The World Record Australian Burnout At Summernats

Aussies and burnouts just go together. We can’t explain why the whole continent down there gets so psyched over roasting tires…we get it, doing a burnout is a freaking blast…but...

KABOOM: Watch This Hot Rodded Nissan Patrol Shred A Tire On The Chassis Dyno

Here’s chapter 3,324 in the great big book of how to get mangled on the dyno. We’re not saying that these guys did anything wrong, just that there’s so much going on any time you...

How It Should Be: This Twin-Turbo Hellcat-Swapped Chrysler 300 Storms Atco!

You want to know what is more annoying to a Mopar owner than a very rednecky, “HEY – that thing gotta Hemi in it?” It’s being the owner of a Chrysler 300C and hearing the...

This 1991 IHRA Video Known As Crash-O-Rama Has Some Big Names And Big Carnage In It!

It is weird to think about now but there was a huge business in VHS tapes back in the era before YouTube, streaming video, and OnDemand, well, anything. The “And They Walked Away” Series...

Over, Under, Sideways, Down: A Year Of Launches, Close Calls, Tire Smoke, and Wheelies!

Our pal Tommy Lee Byrd is an awesome writer and photographer. During the 2018 drag racing season he decided to up the ante and shoot video and many of the events he attended. As Tommy gets around his...

What Does A 200,000-Mile Truck Engine Like About Big Boost? NOTHING! Cleetus KILLS The Auction C6 Corvette!

Following the story of the “Auction C6” Corvette that Cleetus bought at the end of last year has been kind of fun, actually. What started out as a knee-jerk impulse buy that left a strong...

Best of ’18: This Hurst Promotional Film Featuring The 1965 NHRA Season Is Amazing And Long Hidden

There are few things that spin our crank harder than cruising than digging a deep hole in the internet and at the bottom discovering gold. This time our find was an awesome Hurst Promotional film...

Best of 2018: Watch Aussie Top Fuel Legend Jim Read Suffer A Massive Crash In 1990

Every country, quite literally has their drag racing legends and they do not come much larger in Australia than Jim Read. This is a guy who had career in top fuel that spanned many, any decades and...

Best of 2018: A Day At The Digs Circa The 1970s At Orange County International Raceway

I love these types of videos. Why? Because they really take you to a normal day at the drag strip decades ago and you realize that a normal day at the strip back then was about the same as it is now,...

Best of ’18: Watch Conway Witten’s Incredible Comp Eliminator Crash From Topeka 1993

While we have been telling you about some of the crazy things that happened at Topeka in 1993 because of the fact that the NHRA tour is racing there this weekend, there’s one story that’s...

Best of ’18: Awesome In-Car Footage Of A Blown Hot Rod Taking On A ’55 Chevy At The Nostalgia Drags

This is one of the most bitchin’ drag videos we’ve seen in some time. The footage was taken at the Kontinentals Day of the Drags in 2007. Day of the Drags is an event that Charles Wickam...

Best of 2018: COLOR Video From Alton Dragway Circa 1961 is Amazing – The Cars, The Starting System, More

Now this is a jaw dropper. I know that we’re going heavy on the old Illinois drag racing stuff but there’s a reason. I’ll be in Chicago this coming weekend for the 2018 NHRA...

Best of 2018: Ride With Bobby Marriott In The Shockwave AA/FA As It Blows Up, Knocks Him Out And Whacks The Wall – Driver OK

When we’re talking about the craziest cars that you will ever see on a drag strip, you can keep your radial cars, you can keep your pro mods, you can park your top fuelers, because there has...

Cleetus McFarland’s Leroy The Savage Has An Injured Bullet! Turns Out Several Bald Eagles Were Not Carrying Their Weight.

Well, low compression can sure be the cause of low power issues, even on a boosted application like Leroy the Savage, Cleetus McFarland’s bad ass 7 second Vette Kart. This is one bad beast, but...