Category Archive: 1320 NHRA News

Jim Dunn Racing Is Bringing Back The Mooneyes Funny Car For The NHRA Finals In Pomona!

Every drag race fan, hot rodder, and racer loved the Mooneyes Funny Cars that were run by “Big” Jim Dunn. When I collected Die Cast Drag Cars, it was one of my first purchases. Well now...

Quarter Mile Foundation Announces Project 1320 Documentary To Be Produced By John Mullin

Some of you may not be familiar with the Quarter Mile Foundation, or Project 1320, if you don’t follow west coast and Nostalgia Drag Racing very closely but you should be. The Foundation, which...

Garlits Museum’s 2014 International Drag Racing Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

(Courtesy of Darr Hawthorne) International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductees for 2014 announced The International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, housed at the famed Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing...

Pro Mod Racer Dennis Radford Crashes Scooter, Can’t Race Sunday In Vegas!

(Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne) Oregon Pro Mod racer Dennis Radford’s return to the NHRA Pro Mod wars after taking a one-year hiatus proved to be a successful, but took a bad turn Saturday...

Drag Photos: Wheels Up Gassers And Nostalgia Door Cars Invade New London Dragstrip

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) BangShift Photo Contributor Benoit “The Frenchman” Pigeon made a trip over to New London Dragstrip this weekend to snap some photos of Gassers and old school...

Courtney Force And John Force Kick Ass In Vegas. Force Wins 16th NHRA Championship

That’s right folks, after a year of ups and downs within the Force Racing camp, John Force has clinched his 16th NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car Championship this past weekend in Vegas. The final...

Retro Drag Gallery: Liam Garritty Captures The California Hot Rod Reunion ’70s Style

(Photos by Liam Garritty) When BangShift.com Photo Contributor Liam Garritty shows up at an event he’s not there to capture ALL the action. He’s there to create artistic impressions of...

ADRL Houston 2013 – Our Last Blast Of Great Action Photos!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – This is our last blast of photos from the lens of Charles Wickam who was camped out at the ADRL event in Houston, Texas last weekend to capture the action for...

More ADRL Action Photos All Up In Yo Business! Bikes, Pro Extreme, Pro Mod and More From Houston!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Our nearly week long exhibition of Charles Wickam’s action and pit photos from last weekend’s ADRL event in Houston continues today with this fine...

Action Gallery: Race Wars II At El Paso Motorplex – Door Slammers, Dragsters, Racing!

(Photos by Justin Oney)- Recently, one of our Texas contributors was at El Paso Motorplex for an event deemed Race Wars II. This event combined some hard core heads up action with a few different...

More ADRL Action Photo Coolness – Pro Mods, Top Dragster, Bits From The Pits!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We promised that we would be back all week with photo greatness from our own Charles Wickam who braved the elements, errant golf carts (seriously, a junior dragster...

Drag Race Photos: Drag Bash 2013 Invades Knoxville Dragway

It’s not unusual for us to get photos from all over the world on any particular weekend. After all, we have the greatest group of contributors ever. What is unusual is to have two contributors...

Action Gallery: ADRL Houston Pre-Race Testing Photos – Wickam Snuck In!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Ok, fine he didn’t really sneak in. After all, we had photo credentials and permission to be there so it was more like Charles walked in. Either way,...

Hale, Sorokin, Myers Win At California Hot Rod Reunion – Jim Murphy and Jason Rupert Score Heritage Series Championships!

It was an intense day of good old fashioned Sunday drag racing at the 2013 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion as series champions were crowned, family legacies were added to, and consistent performances...