Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Videos

LIVE RACING VIDEO: The 4th Annual New Years Nationals From Palm Beach Florida

We’ve covered tons of live racing action from West Palm Beach Florida’s Palm Beach International Raceway, and I raced there plenty when it was called Moroso Motorsports Park back in the...

Best Of 2018: The Footage Of The Power Driven Diesel Dodge Ram’s Runaway Explosion!

For the last couple of days, this green Dodge Ram has been all over my computer screen in various locations, all for the same reason: as you can plainly see, something severe happened under the hood....

Best of 2018: Scotty Cannon’s Controversial 1992 Lumina Pro Mod in Action

The IHRA created the Pro Modified drag racing class in 1990. Born from the Top Sportsman bracket racing category, the ever plucky IHRA recognized the wild popularity of the various quick eight and...

Best of 2018: Watch This Pontiac Wheelie Into The Fog At Lights Out 9

One of the things that I’ll always remember Lights Out 9 for was the way the fog came in. It was like a light switch. One moment it was clear and pretty nice and the next it was pea soup so...

Best of 2018: Watch This Time Lapse Of Santa Pod’s Complete Concrete Resurfacing Job

I have often professed my love of Santa Pod Raceway, the famed English drag strip that I have never actually been to. It’s been the site of some great history and it serves as the European...

Best of 2018: Check Out This Diesel Longtail Racing Boat As It Gets On The Boost!

Here’s a scary thought: pull the engine from a small diesel pickup, put the screws to it until it’s a coal-rolling beast, stick it in a long, shallow draft boat that’s barely wider...

2018 Memory: Frank Soldridge’s Massive Crash From The $101k To Win Sweet 16 Last Night

It was a pass that should have been reason for celebration. Allen, Kentucky’s Frank Soldridge had blasted through the traps with a 3.84-second elapsed time and a 203mph speed putting him in the...

Best of 2018: Watch The Six Quickest Radial Tire Cars on Planet Earth Make Their Historic Rips

There’s nothing like being at a drag strip when all of the elements of potential performance come together. When the cars are tuned up, when mother nature provides the perfect air and...

Mondo Torque: Watch This Twin Turbo, Iron Headed, 455ci Olds Make Power Like A Cummins Diesel!

Dare we say it, but with advances in turbocharged technology have come a kind of uniformity in what people are building these days. The famed turbocharged junkyard LS engine is a combo that makes...

Moroso Tech Video: Here’s The Theory And Practice Of Oil Pan Trap Door Baffling

It’s Wednesday so we figure that the collective brain of BangShift nation is firing on all cylinders today and is ready to learn. We came across this killer video from Moroso that explains the...

Best of 2018: A Heads Up Drag Race Between A 4-Speed 340 Duster and a 455 LeMans!

This week’s American Powertrain Parting Shift is awesome both for what it is and what it isn’t. What the video is, we love. A heads up drag race between a 4-speed, 340 powered Duster and...

Best of 2018: Watch This Racer Suffer A Transmission Explosion From Inside The Car

It does not matter where you are racing or what you are racing, things can go bad in an instant. This video is a graphic example of what can happen when a transmission fails and fails big time on the...

Listen To These Old Diamond P Sports Music Beds And Smile Like Us!

So about a week ago I wandered into a YouTube channel that had virtually every awesome music bed from the old American Sports Cavalcade and Diamond P Sports days of television greatness in it....

Best of 2018: The Lights Out 9 Crash The Whole World Has Been Talking About

DJ McCain and Jeffrey Schlein had one of the most memorable runs at Light Out 9. Unfortunately those memories were caused by some crazy carnage. McCain in a Datsun known as Bowser went into an insane...