Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Great Save! Watch This Aussie Drag Racer Do Everything In His Power To Keep His Falcon Off The Wall

So as I sit here in the tower at Atlanta Dragway watching the rain fall on the drag strip that we should be racing the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, I’m trolling YouTube and...

Watch Jack Beckman Suffer A Violent Funny Car Explosion In Atlanta – It Was An Incredible Day!

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside….we have more funny car violent from Atlanta! Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals was one of the most insanely nuts...

Watch Tim Wilkerson Experience An Insane Funny Car Explosion At The Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals

If you have ever wondered what would happen if the camshaft broke in an 10,000hp nitro burning funny car engine, Tim Wilkerson provided the answer at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern...

The Parting Shift: Second-Gear Air With a Jerico Four-Speed!

As we close another BangShify “work” week, (this one a little early due to our live broadcast tonight!) we’re going to leave you with our traditional “Parting Shift”...

Drag Video: Fires, Wrecks, and Near Misses From The Australian National Drag Racing Association Race At Sydney Dragway

Judging by the angle of the car in the lead photo above, this isn’t going to end well  for him. To be brutally honest, half of the cars in this video had a decent run while the other half get...

Burnout Video: Watch Kurt Johnson Break In A Set Of Slicks In A Naked Chassis Former Pro Stocker

One of the things that few people understand about the world of professional drag racing and pro stock specifically is that the work during racing season is on a 24/7 cycle. This isn’t a deal...

Watch Craig Breedlove Tell His Story Of 1960s Land Speed Heroism In This Great Video – Great Emotion And Tons Of Old Footage

In many ways, Craig Breedlove was the ultimate California hot rod kid of his era. Who else was able to dream up and actually see through a futuristic looking, thrust driven monster of a car that was...

BangShift Exclusive: Support Your Local Sign Painter – The Greatest Documentation Of Hand Lettering And Striping A Funny Car Ever!

(Words and video by Dawn Mazi-Hovsepian) – A little over a month ago, I received a text message stating that several mutual friendswere going to collaborate on a paint scheme for a 1972 Vega...

Nitro Video: A Spectacular Look Inside The Funny Car Final At The Nightfire Nationals By Nitro America

It has been a while since we’ve highlighted some of Les Mayhew’s killer video work here on the front page of BangShift and since we noticed that he recently dropped some new content onto...

Close Call Video: Watch Things Get Weird On The Top End Of The Drag Strip At High Speed

I have certainly seen and called my fair share of top end weirdness on the drag strip but all of it has been witnessed from the comfy confines of the timing tower at whatever strip it was at. While...

Watching This Hemi Powered Model A Rip Around The Streets At Sunrise With No Mufflers Is Good For Your Soul

(Words by Greg Rourke) – This video has been around for a little while, but it says it all. A primer gray Model A, Chrysler Fire Power Hemi with a half dozen Strombergs, mufflers left at the...

Ride On The World’s Quickest And Fastest Single Engine Flathead Powered Dragster- 7s On Nitro And Lots Of Boost

The Ford flathead V8 is one of the reasons any of us even know what a hot rod is. Sure, guys were messing around with little four banger engines back in the day but it is was the V8 engine that...

Gene Fulton Built A Killer Old School Gasser And This Is Video Of His First Time Out With It – Jamming Gears And All!

Gene Fulton is one of the great names in door slammer drag racing history. His engines has powered some of the most fearsome drag race cars of all time and Fulton was a multi-time national champion...

Frriday BOOM: A Massive Nitrous Explosion With Bonus Aftermath Footage Of The ‘Sploded Intake Manifold

Normally with nitrous explosion videos, there’s no real idea of what happens after the big BOOM. That’s not the case with this video, shot at North Carolina’s Outer Banks Raceway....