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

This Shop Tour Video Of Don Schumacher Racing Is Wild – 125,000 Square Feet, 130+ Employees

Normally when we think of a shop tour video we think of cars on lifts, guys welding stuff, parts being installed, and while all of those things are kind of a part of this one, it’s a little...

Behind the Ropes Part 2: After An Early Shutoff The MBR A/Fuel Team Sets Its Sights On Qualifying

Here is the second installment of the Michalek Brothers Racing team blog series called Behind The Ropes. This series follows the team’s first outing with their own equipment at the 2017 NHRA...

Throwing Down Old School: This Chevy Opala Has An Inline Six, Webers, and Manual Transmission (Video)

It may not be the quickest way, it may not be the trickest way, but putting an old school hot rod together like this one is by far the coolest way to go racing. The Brazilian Chevy Opala that is...

Behind The Ropes Part 1: Live A Weekend In The Life Of An NHRA A/Fuel Dragster Team As They Make Their Debut

Here’s the first of a seven part series written by Corey Michalek about the competitive debut of he and his brother Kyle’s NHRA A/fuel dragster team. After years of crewing on top fuel...

The NHRA’s Wild Rides 2017 Video Is A Collection Of High Impact Experiences

With the 2018 NHRA Winternationals little more than a month away, the drag racing organization took the last week to look back over stuff that happened during the 2017 campaign. While there were a...

Best of BS 2017: The Story Of The 1965 Mickey Thompson 200mph Meet At Fontana – Garlits, The Surfers, All The Giants

This video is very, very neat. What you are about to see is a nine-minute clip from a film that was produced in the 1960s called, “A Gathering Of Monsters” that told the whole story of...

Best of BS 2017: Sinister Sentra: Meet The 2017 LS Fest Winner For The Most Creative Swap Ever!

One notable thing about this year’s LS Fest that was far different that any other LS Fest I’ve attended…or, for that matter, any other event I have attended…is that for a good...

Best of BS 2017: A Stroker Hemi Hits The Pump With Headers Then Manifolds

This is a pretty fun video if for no other reason than we get to see a 472ci Chrysler Hemi get ripped multiple times on the dyno. The premise here is cool because we have the engine being pulled...

Best of BS 2017: This 9.62-second Mazda Savanna Blasts Down The Strip!

When Mazda dumped the 10A rotary into the Grand Familia series of cars, the goal was not to build a hot rod powered by the triangle of death…instead, it was meant to circumvent Japan’s...

Best of BS 2017: Rod Saboury And His Wild 1953 Corvette At Maple Grove In 1998!

The wildly painted, real-deal 1953 Chevrolet Corvette that wore the license plate “INTHE6S” was the stuff of legends for a young teenager who spent more than his fair share of time...

Best of BS 2017: 1991 IHRA Winternationals Pro Mod Action – Kuhlmann, Hoover, McAmis, Cannon, More!

The NHRA J&A Pro Mod series does not kick off until Gainesville as the have each season since 2000 but that’s fine. We’re taking a look back on this Sunday at the 1991 IHRA...

Best Of BS 2017: Watch This Top Fuel Bike Wad The Tire Up On The Hit

Tire shake is the bane of every drag racer’s existence that makes enough power to experience it. One could make a list of about 5,432 reasons that tire shake happens and they range from over...

Best of BS 2017: Watch Stevie Jackson Reset The All-Time Drag Radial Record in Front Of A Packed House At SGMP

It was the session that we had all been waiting for. Last night’s Radial vs The World qualifier was awesome with 3-second runs falling out of the sky and the world record being reset multiple...

Best of BS 2017: Watch Ron Clark Suffer A Massive Wreck In Bugzilla That Kicked Off Lights Out 8

The first pair at Lights Out 8 on Wednesday night was set to be a fun one. A tandem of cars that summarize the reason so many people love this style of drag racing. A VW Bug with a blown small block...