Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 New Drag Race Products, 1320 NHRA News, 1320 Sponsor News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, New Products, Sponsor News

FTI Performance Introduces the Gen 3 XPM Billet Bolt Together Torque Converter Line

This is big news for those drag racers out there who are running a high horsepower combo and backing their engine with a torque converter. FTI Performance Introduces the Gen 3 XPM Billet Bolt...

Dulcich Does YouTube: This Oil Pan Baffling Video Shows You How To Improve A Stock Pan At Home!

Steve Dulcich is a great guy who’s magazine stories have enthralled us for years. In more recent times it has been his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others that...

Pro Street Perfection: This 1977 Mustang II Has Just Enough Of The Past To Be Present

Yeah, I know. This one will be a pure exercise in love/hate, right? There will be people who look at this Ford and immediately turn their nose up at it and there will be others who are attracted to...

All Spray, No Pray: Watch This Prestige Motorsports 427 Ford Small Black Make 1,000hp On Spray – You Can Win It!

Holley has been giving away some awesome engines over the last year and the program has been successful that it will continue going forward. How do we know? This is one of the engines! You are going...

Nitro Time Machine: Watch Bob Bode Score One Of The Great NHRA Funny Car Underdog Wins Of All Time

When it comes to legendary underdog wins in NHRA nitro funny car history, Bob Bode’s triumph at Brainerd in 2010 stands apart from the rest. The longtime privateer competitor from Illinois only...

The Hoonicorn’s Last Ride? Ken Block and Ford Split, This Could Be The Last Time He Mangles Four Tires At A Time

The big news last week was that Ken Block and Ford have amicably ended their 11-year partnership in racing and other automotive craziness. This is a partnership that was amazingly successful in terms...

2020 AACA Fall Meet Photo Coverage: Our Last Blast Of Amazing Automotive Images From This Huge Show

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Diversity. Variety. Mixture. These are the adjectives I have used to describe the previous galleries showcasing the Antique Automobile Club of America’s...

Awesome Machining Video: Screw and Rotor Production For Superchargers, Pumps, Blowers, and More

If there is one thing that we like seeing around here, it’s cool videos that highlight the ways mankind has developed to machine metals into the shapes and sizes that are needed for different...

Streak Stopper: Watch Dean Skuza Shut Down John Force At The 1997 NHRA Gatornationals

It’s really hard to conceive of just how dominant John Force was in the world of nitro funny car racing during the 1990s but this video gives us a little glimpse. Coming into the 1997 NHRA...

Mountain Of A Man: Sonny Leonard Has Passed At Age 77 – Legendary Engine Builder Leaves Amazing Legacy

(Photo by Charles Wickam) – One of the most legendary drag racing engine builders of all time has died at age 77. Sonny Leonard who pioneered massive cubic inch engines, lead the way in...

Shop Talk With Shawn! Tearing Down The Car, Discussing NPK, and the Future of the Car! Big Changes!

Will No-Prep Kings happen? Will it be another year of limited racing? What car is Shawn going to bring? What changes will be made? And what has been done to the NPK car over the winter? Well there...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride Down The Strip In This 327ci Chevy Powered, Muncie M-22 Roaring Nova!

This is not an American Powertrain Parting Shift that’s chock full of tricky shifting, some gazillion dollar car, or a big rig with six shift levers coming up through the floor. Nope, this is...

Hot Shoe: Watch Kenji Okazaki Suffer A Massive Funny Car Fire At Houston In 1993 – Some Never Before Seen Video

There are certain truth in drag racing that are absolute. The first one to the finish line wins in a heads up race, header flames are awesome, and if you race a nitro funny car your ass is going to...

Vintage Drag Wreckage Video: Dale Emery Goes for the Ride of His Life at Indy Circa 1977

Dale Emery’s backside darkened the seats of an amazing array of drag race cars during his long and storied career. The Texan drove everything from the Pure Hell fuel altered to slingshot fuel...