Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Small But Mighty: This 550-horse Seat Arosa Runs VW TDI Power!

Volkswagen’s TDI diesel engine program was supposed to be a gem, a method of clean fuel technology that saw diesel powered vehicles not as coal-rolling pickup trucks, but small, efficient cars...

Drag Race Time Travel Video: Hang Out At Thompson Drag Raceway Circa 1977-1978 – Frank Mazi’s Blown Opel and All!

Over the years here at BangShift we have featured some cool videos that were made at Thompson Drag Raceway in Thompson, Ohio. The place was a hot bed of gasser action during the golden age of that...

The Whine And The Roar: This 6-71 Blown 427 Ford Cranks Out Over 700hp On The Dyno

It has been too long since we have featured a good old knuckle dragging, blown, screaming big block making great power on the dyno. Yeah, we have shown some small blocks recently but there’s...

Fire Dance: Watch The Rice And Williams AA/FD Cackle At Night On 100% Nitro – So Cool!

Depending on what time of the day you are watching this video of the Rice and Williams AA/FD cackle, we have different recommendations on the volume level. First thing in the morning when you are...

Watch This Aussie Valiant Explode A Transmission In As Grand A Fashion As You Will Ever See At The Drags

We’re going to go out on a limb and suggest that the transmission that explodes like it is filled full of dynamite and spreads its guts out over the first 60 feet of Sydney Dragway was a...

Epic Video: Urban Hillbilly Has Put Their First Carnage Video From 2006 On YouTube – Bret Kepner, Scott Palmer, Wreckage Aplenty

Back before everything was posted on the internet, guys like Sean Melton of Urban Hillbilly Action Video made their money by making DVD compilations of their footage. Like the famed “And They...

This Video Of The Imperial Construction NHRA Alcohol Funny Car Making A Hub Dyno Pull Is Awesome

I love alcohol funny cars. As we have told you a million and a half times here over the years, they are among the most difficult cars to drive in the sport, they are fast as the dickens and they are...

Cool Old Drag Video: Ron Colson and Gary Burgin in the Funny Car Finals at US131 Dragway Circa 1980

There’s nothing like Funny Cars at night. Header flames licking the body, nitro-burning Hemis cack-cack-cackling away, and (in 1980 anyway) dry hops on the starting line. This video was shot at...

Great Historic Drag Video: Nitro Funnies, Pro Stockers, and Top Fuel from Rockingham, Circa 1975

Drag racing was in a transitional period in the mid-1970s. Gone were the free spirit days of the 1960s and in were the gritty days of match racing for a living, and slowly transitioning to a more...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Big Show About The Big Go – Talking Indy, Drag Week, and the State Of The Sport

Last week’s running of the 2019 Chevrolet Performance NHRA US Nationals was epic. It always is. This episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast recaps the running of the race, looks ahead fo Hot Rod...

Classic YouTube: Buddy Ingersoll At Bristol, 1986 – How To Screw With Pro Stock Using A 4.4L V6

The phrase for IHRA Pro Stock in 1986 was “mountain motor”. But there was an exception. Sitting over in the corner, tweaking on a former Warren Johnson Oldsmobile that had been re-skinned...

Watch This Toyota Supra Scream Out 750 Rear Wheel Horsepower With A Trunk Monkey Installed

There’s been loads of talk about the new Toyota Supra that has made a big splash in the media and in Toyota dealerships. That car seems really good, seems really fun, and seems like it does...

Video: Watch Chad Green’s Horrendous Ride At The 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals

About five days into the 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals, there’s a level of fatigue and tiredness that begins to settle over the whole place. Racers, fans, and even the people working...

They Won Indy: John Force, Alex Laughlin, Jerry Savoie, Doug Kalitta – Video Here

It was a Chevrolet Performance US Nationals for the books last week as the world of NHRA drag racing went back, for the 65th time to its roots at the biggest race of the year. Weather and on-track...