Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Videos

LIVE NHRA Testing In Vegas Right Here Right Now. Ashley Force, Schumacher, And More

If you didn’t get quite enough drag racing over the weekend, here’s something cool for the Monday morning blues at the office.  The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is holding a Pro test...

The Parting Shift: Ride Along In A G-Force Transmission Equipped 1966 Bel Air At Island Dragway

Here’s a pretty straight ahead and cool Parting Shift video. This one features a ride along with the driver of a 1966 Chevy Bel Air at Island Dragway in New Jersey. We don’t have a lot of...

Crazy Wheelstand Video: Watch A Mustang Go Near Vertical At The Outlaw Street Car Reunion In Memphis

As we showed you yesterday, small tire drag racers are often walking a very thin line between tire spin and massive dead hooking wheelstands. As the racer you will see in this video found out, the...

Bitchin’ Video: Multiple X275 Passes In A Trick Flow Headed, Turbocharged, Wheelstanding Fox Body

This video from Shawn Ayers is totally awesome as it is completely devoid of crappy downtime, idling around the pits, and all of that junk. The video captures a day of racing from the driver’s...

BOOM VIDEO: Watch This Very Fast Pickup Literally Launch Its Driveshaft – No Loop Here!

There are certain rules that lots of racers like to scoff at. Replacing belts every couple years is one of many that annoy people and make them believe that there’s some sort of conspiracy out...

The Parting Shift: Take A Ride In A Top Alcohol Funny Car – Tire Shake And All

Wait…what? Yes, a top alcohol funny car here in the Parting Shift! Remember, these cars get shifted down track and alky floppers are insanely difficult to drive. You’ll see why in a...

Video: A Solemn Don Garlits Remembers His Amazing Wife Pat

One of the moments that will be forever locked into my mind from the 2014 NHRA Gatornationals was when the blow video, which was also part of the ESPN telecast of the race was played during pre-race...

Nutso Drag Video: In-Car Video Of How To Keep A 250 MPH Door Slammer Out Of The Sand Trap With No ‘Chutes!

Last weekend at the 2014 Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Steve Matusek had an interesting time getting his blown pro mod Camaro hauled down before the sand trap without his parachutes. While we...

The Parting Shift: In the Office of a Mountain Motor Pro Stock

Tony Gillig was a stand out Pro Stock runner with the IHRA for several seasons. He stepped away from the sport a little while back, but we still have this awesome video of him launching, driving, and...

Ride Along With Todd Paton As He Drives The BS Roof Hatch Equipped Crusher Camaro Funny Car Into The 5.80s At Famoso!

We loves us some in-car video around here, especially when our pals are driving and the cars have a BS connection! In this film, you’ll ride over the left shoulder of nitro funny car driver...

Wild Video: Watch An RX7 Use An Altered As A Launch Ramp At A Drag Race In Australia

The shutdown area is one of the most dangerous places to be at a drag strip when cars are running. Logic would probably tell you that, right? After all, at that point on the course the cars are...

Video Of 88-Year Old Jack McClure Testing His Rocket Go Kart Emerges – The Hero Rides Again!

On a lonely and deserted road somewhere in Florida history was made recently when Captain Jack McClure sat it, staged, and fired the hydrogen peroxide rocket engine that powers his legendary go kart...

Gas-Tastic Video: This Promo Video For The Nostalgia AA/Gassers Group Is All Thunder, Smoke, And Action

As we told you last week, there are a ton of cool things happening in the sport of drag racing, especially if you dig the old stuff. From the explosion in popularity of nostalgia drag racing in...

Friday KABOOM: Watch An A/Fuel Dragster Blow Up Like There’s A Nuclear Device Inside The Engine

I’m thinking of starting a new recurring Friday blog item called simply, “Friday KABOOM”. Not to go too in-depth with you here, but these would largely consist of videos featuring...