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

NHRA Insider Podcast: Making A Splash – Talking Four Valve Suzuki Heads With Andrew Hines and The PR Hustle With Elon Werner

Andrew Hines and Elon Werner join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Werner, the Vice-President of Sports Publicity for the Tony Fay Agency of Texas has long been a...

Funny Car Chaos 2021 Action Photos: The Gasser and A/FX Style Class At The Event Brought Wheelies and Awesome Cars

(Photos by Wes Allison) – A man cannot live on funny cars alone, right? Well if that man has 70 of them at his event he can, but if that man is Chris Graves, 70 funny cars ain’t enough....

These 1980s Dodge Omni GLH and Shelby Themed Commercials Are Pretty Cool

The Dodge Omni GLH and its brethren like the Shelby Daytona were hit tickets during the slow mid-1980s revival of performance cars in Detroit. Using small turbocharged engines they made use of their...

Ouch! The New Murder Nova Blowed It All Up In Just Two Passes In Texas. Not The Way They Wanted To Start The Season.

I felt bad for Shawn and the crew in Texas a couple weekends ago. They showed up to run at Xtreme Raceway Park during the Xtreme Texas Nationals in the Big Tire No Time shootout and were putting it...

Happy 4/06! Let’s Look At The Short Lived But High Performing 406ci Ford FE Big Block

No, we’re not going to be talking about stroker Chevy small blocks today! We’re going to one of the shortest lived but potent members of the expansive Ford FE big block family in the form...

Parts, Parts, And More Parts! Alex Taylor’s 6-second 1955 Chevy Project Gets Big Turbos, And All Kinds Of Other Goodies Plus More Chassis Work!

It’s on! Alex and Dennis Taylor are in a mad thrash to get Alex’s newest project, her big tire 1955 Chevrolet, ready to run in the 6’s and go 200 mph in the quarter. To do that...

Funny Car Chaos Texas 2021 Photo Coverage: Images From The Texas Motorplex Pits During The Monster Funny Car Race

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We know you have seen loads of Funny Car Chaos photos from the Earth-shaking event at the Texas Motorplex just a couple of weekends ago. Nearly 70 funny cars of all...

Flywheel Tech: Listen Up As Will Baty Of Centerforce Drops All Kinds Of Knowledge On The Hows and Whys Of Flywheels

You may be thinking, “Flywheels, what do I need to know about them?” The answer would be, “a lot.” Thankfully Will Baty of Centerforce is one of the most seasoned,...

Dumb Or Fun: This Guy Bought An Old 350 Powered Boss Hoss Motorcycle, Cruised And Reviewed It!

My relationship with motorcycles has been well documented here. It’s weird in the fact that I am fascinated by them but have no desire to actually own or operate one. This is doubly true for...

McLeod Racing Announces Partnership with Import Drag Race Champion Ricky Silva

I know we’re more about domestic drag racing around here, but if something hauls ass then we dig it. And this little Civic of Ricky Silva’s hauls ass. It’s a lightweight bullet that...

The World’s Quickest Lambo, And More, From The Finals At TX2K21!

TX2K is a weird event. Cool, but weird. I say this because the event has such a strange variety of cars that come together in pursuit of all things quick and fast. If you took the cars and trucks...

Just Released Urban Hillbilly Classic! The Entire 2009 Byron World Power Wheelstanding Championships!

This is some great never before seen stuff right here folks. It was originally filmed for TV and other outlets, so most of this has only been seen in clips, but now thanks to our friends at Urban...

Alex Taylor’s 6-second 1955 Chevy Chassis Planning And First Tubing Being Bent

In this installment of Alex Taylor’s 6-second ’55 Chevy build you’ll get a preview of some of the parts going in this sucker as well as the planning that goes into building a...

It Is 4/03 So Let’s Look At Some Olds 403 Dyno Videos! The Ignored Big Bore Small Block Can Make Power

The Oldsmobile 403 was a pretty short run engine produced from 1977 through 1979 and while it appeared in some performance minded cars of the era like the Firebird, Buick Riviera, and Olds 442, it...