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

Watch the 1983 NHRA Gatornationals Here – Records, Wreckage, Legends, and A Looming Future

Well, 36-years ago the NHRA Gatornationals had a little something for everyone. There were record runs, there were legendary drivers, and there was some wreckage as well. About 2-minues into this...

Sneaky Stroker Video: This 427 FE Ford Big Block Is Actually 498ci And It Is Angry!

Being in the engine building business has to be a trip. Like in any other industry, your main job is to serve the customer and give the guy or the girl exactly what they are looking for, whether you...

Seven Seconds? Cleetus Takes The Newly Re-Engined Leroy Back TO The Track!

A brand new engine, plenty of work to the fuel system, and lots of seat time in the red Corvette have had Cleetus on edge. Nothing against the C6 Corvette that he’s been messing with for a few...

Watch Al Hofmann Win The 1997 Gatornationals And Suffer An Horrendous Funny Car Fire At The Same Time

The 1997 season got off to a flying start for Atomic Al Hofman. Running as an unsponsored independent he was the runner up at the Winternationals and at the third race of the season he found himself...

Look Back Video: This Review of The 2004 Ram SRT-10 Is A Reminder Of How Cool They Are

Maybe it was the overall look, maybe it was the engine, maybe it was the six speed stick, I don’t really know. What I do know is that at 24 years old, with a decent job, and no kids yet, I was...

Incredible: This Guy Pulled A Hot Rodded 2JZ Out Of His Volvo Wagon and Plugged A Lambo V10 IN!

There are cars that lead interesting lives and then there are cars that lead super hero lives. This 1975 Volvo station wagon is one of those super heroes because it has had stuff done to it that even...

Gators Week: Watch The 1989 NHRA Gatornationals – Upset City In The Sunshine State!

It is officially Gators Week! The monstrous 2019 Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals will kick off this Thursday at Gainesville Raceway in Florida. It has been happening there since 1969 and we have been...

Watch This 447ci Jon Kaase Racing Engines Built Boss Absolutely RPM To The Moon

The NHRA’s competition eliminator class is one of the most BangShifty zones of motorsports in the world. One of the last true unabashed places for complete mechanical creativity in the sport...

CLICK HERE To Watch The Mid-West Pro Mod Association Pro Mod Madness Event From Texas!

It is GO TIME for the 2019 Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series and they are kicking it off in fine fashion at the Texas Motorplex outside of Dallas. The name of the first event is Pro Mod...

CLICK HERE To Watch The K&N Southwest Showdown From Tucson – Big Money Bracket Racing

One half of our BangShift LIVE double header this weekend is streaming coverage from the 3rd annual K&N Southwest Showdown at Tucson Dragway. This event brings out the best bracket racers on the...

This Dual Compound Buick V6 Is A Study In Daring To Be Different

Now this is some hot rodding right here, kids! How about a Series 1 Buick V6 with four, count them, FOUR turbochargers on it plumbed in a dual compound style setup. The vehicle this is all loaded...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride Along In A Monza That’s Got A Stroker Small Block And A Lenco

For as complicated and big buck as drag racing can be, nothing’s better in our book than riding along in a car like the Monza that is featured below. That’s right, we’re going to a...

Watch The 1994 NHRA Gatornationals Right Here – Pro Stock War and MORE!

There was very little love in the pro stock word as the 1994 season began to unfold. There was the Dodge team anchored by guys like Darrell Alderman and Scott Geoffrion and then there was the Johnson...

The Other 3/08: Here’s A Look At The Hudson 308ci Inline Six!

Today’s date is one of the fun one when we play the displacement calendar game. Why? Well because we have two great engines. We already told you about the Holden 308ci V8 but what about the...