Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Great News: Onondaga Dragway Is Set To Reopen After Four Years Of Dormancy!

Here’s some good news from the world of drag racing. Onondaga Dragway, the historic drag plant that served as the career starting point for legendary announcer Jon Lundberg and was a place that...

Small Tire Racing At Ozark Raceway Park – Doing The Difficult Bit In The Dark!

Running two huge chunks of rubber out back that can compose as much as half of a car’s total width is one way to get a ton of power down onto the ground, and it’s effective. People have...

Ever Wonder How A Lenco Transmission Goes Together? This Video Of One Being Rebuilt Is Cool

The Lenco Transmission has been a staple in the brutal world of motorsports since the 1970s. The design has been refined some over the years but the basic mechanical principle remains the same. A...

Morning Symphony: The Sound Of Going Fast By Any Means Necessary

Sorry, Ford fans, but this bitchin’ bumpside is powered by a Rat…one very, very angry Rat, but a big block Chevy nonetheless. I can already hear the hate comments flowing, so let’s...

Take A Video Tour Of The Scrappers Top Fuel Team’s Pit Area – The Most Insane Top Fuel Pit In Drag Racing History

If you are a fan of NHRA top fuel racing you have undoubtedly heard the name Mike Salinas in 2017. The owner of the “Scrappers” racing team, Salinas has entered the top fuel area in a big...

This 380hp, 190ci Naturally Aspirated Corvair Engine At 9,000 RPM Is The Angriest Thing You Will Hear Today (Dyno Video)

In the realm of cool dyno videos, this one hits on the top end of the “good stuff” meter. We’re not sure that we have ever run a Corvair engine dyno video before but if we have,...

Watch An 802ci Steve Schmidt Drag Race Motor Make Nearly 1,800hp On The Dyno Naturally Aspirated!

Drag racing fans have long been familiar with the name Steve Schmidt. The engine builder has been involved with everything from pro stock to competition eliminator and virtually every other class...

NHRA Super Stock Video: Watch A SS/VX Volkswagen Take On A Super Stock A/Hemi Barracuda!

So I kind of enjoy the sport of drag racing. I enjoy it in all of its various forms. From no-prep to top fuel, every class has something to offer in terms of entertainment and uniqueness. NHRA super...

This Early 1950s Bonneville Video Is Beautiful, Fun, and A Window Into Bonneville’s Small Past

This 1950s Bonneville video is so spectacular we cannot begin to tell you. The best part about it is that it shows what the scene was on the salt just a few years after Speed Week started in 1948....

Video: Watch A Slingshot Dragster With Paddle Tires Compete At The Icelandic Sand Drags – Crazy and Awesome!

Normally when we show you video from Iceland, it features huge trucks climbing up impossibly steep hills, skittering over water, or just being generally bad ass. Well consider you Icelandic...

Cool Bonneville Video: Three Minutes Of Mechanical Zen From The Salt

We’re getting ready to get into Bonneville mode here and that is awesome. When you are on the salt, relaxation is not really what comes to the forefront of your mind. It is a million degrees,...

This Video Profile Of The Awesome Drastic Plastic AA/FA Will Have You Craving A Snoot Of Nitro!

It kind of goes without saying that fuel altered are the best thing ever but even in saying that, all things are not created equal. Yes, some fuel altereds are cooler than other and for varying...

This 1980s Interview With Keith Black and Don Prudhomme Is Pretty Neat – Great History

If you were wondering who the coolest person on Earth was recently, wonder no more. It is Don Prudhomme. The man is the epitome of cool. He’s got dough, he knows everyone, he was one of the...

“Just A 318”: This Turbocharged, 650 Horsepower Chrysler Centura Is Killer!

The LA 318 is one of those V8s that isn’t often seen done up to the nines. You can find build Fords, small block Chevrolets, even the 340 and 360 cube small Mopars, but the 318 was supposed to...