Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Old School Chassis Tech: This Video From 30 Years Ago Shows The Al Swindahl Bolt Together Top Fuel Chassis

There are names in drag racing that have had massive impact. We all know the Don Garlits’ of the world, we all know the Bob Glidden types of the world but what about the guys who made the cars...

Watch Kurt Anderson Crash His Arctic Arrow Rocket Dragster While Attempting To Break Sammy Miller’s Ice Speed Record – He Walked Away

We have been following the exploits of Kurt Anderson and the Minnesota “Rocket Boys” for a few years now as they have built, tested, and used their rocket powered creations, going ever...

Standing Tall: This 1956 Olds 88 Straight Axle Gasser Tribute Is A Wonderful Car Priced To Sell Quick

You can own this thing for less than $20,000 and to us, that sounds like one hell of a deal, especially when you check out the paint job and then look at all the work that’s been done to the...

Well, This Sucks: The Outlaw Street Car Reunion VII Event at Beech Bend Has Been Cancelled

Even with everything that happened at last year’s Outlaw Street Car Reunion, from the usual roll-of-the-dice weather that western Kentucky threw at the racers to the whole timing system...

Mixing It Up: Tons Of Turbo Terrors Drag Racing At Olavarria In Argentina

We’re into racing that occurs all over the world. Any type, anywhere. Doesn’t matter which continent, doesn’t matter what surface, doesn’t matter what kind of machine is used....

The Stash: Check Out This Video On Finding, Collecting, and Identifying Classic Racing Wheels – Awesome!

We all have our quirks, the stuff that we kind of key in on, and the things that we love to learn the gory details about. In the case of our pal Tommy Lee Byrd, classic magnesium racing wheels are an...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: A Frigid January Weekend Gave Way To An Awesome Show!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  2020 marks the 60th annual Cavalcade of Customs in Cincinnati.  We’ve been visiting this event for quite a while and always enjoy it.  This first...

2020 NHRA Winternationals Pro Stock Action Photos: The 50th Season Of Pro Stock Got Off To A Flying Start

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Yesterday we showed you the last of our nitro powered photos from the 2020 NHRA Winternationals so today we’re showing you the last of the gasoline burning...

Pro Boat: This 1960 Chevrolet Parkwood Station Wagon Has A Big Block, Big Meats Out Back, and Big Fun Potential

Maybe I’m just an idiot (don’t answer that) but I LOVE pro street style station wagons, especially when they are as large and lovely as a 1960 Chevrolet Parkwood! No, I am not in love...

Top Fuel Comeback: Doug Foley Set To Compete At This Weekend’s Arizona Nationals – Back After 10 Years

One of the neatest things about the 2020 drag racing season is the large number of debuts, returns, and re-emergences of many familiar names in the pro drag racing game. Doug Foley is one of those...

1980s Oldsmobile Prototype Video: Check Out These Quad Four Powered Rolling Experiments – One’s Turbocharged!

Oldsmobile, remember them? We do. We remember them real well and it’s interesting to look at the life arc of that brand and kind of step back and see where things really went wrong for them. We...

Engine Building Video: Watch A 572ci Stroker Hemi Get Built, Topped With An 8-71, and Tested On The Dyno!

If you are in the mood to see how horsepower is made today, boy do we have the video for you! This is an awesome step-by-step story showing the construction of a 572ci Chrysler hemi that’s...

NHRA Nitro Hot Tub Time Machine: Check Out This First In A New Video Series Looking Back At Iconic Moments In Drag Racing

Last week I told you about Deep Stage, the new YouTube project Lewis Bloom and I are working on with NHRA, well there’s more stuff rolling out of the production department in California as well...

Morning Symphony: Turbo 20B Rotary Zing Out Of A Mazda RX-7

A good ear can determine what the engine is by sound alone. Most four-cylinders have the “swarm of hornets” thing going on. A good inline-six has a moan, the V8 has a range that goes from...