Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, ENGINES, MISC, Videos

This Video Of The Imperial Construction NHRA Alcohol Funny Car Making A Hub Dyno Pull Is Awesome

I love alcohol funny cars. As we have told you a million and a half times here over the years, they are among the most difficult cars to drive in the sport, they are fast as the dickens and they are...

Holley LS Fest X: Filling The Parking Fields On Saturday Morning

When you are working LS Fest, you are afforded the privilege of getting into the gate before the crowds are allowed in. In our case, the three of us were in at least forty-five minutes before the...

Holley LS Fest X: Roaming The Show Fields On A Lovely Friday

As a general rule, the weather at LS Fest does one of two things: either it is a hot, swampy mess or it floods…period. I’ve had years where I’m literally eating watermelon by the...

Holley LS Fest X: Cars, Trucks, And Yes, Even Vans On The Property!

I’m not going to use the meme-worthy quote about a particular type of person on Viagra, but yes, the GM LS engine really is stuck into just about everything. Don’t worry, I’ll have...

Holley LS Fest X: Autocrossing And Other Activities!

When I checked in on Thursday to get my passes for Holley’s LS Fest X, I ran into Josh Korsower of Three Pedals. He’s always a welcome sight at LS Fest, because between his friendly...

LS Fest X: The Early Morning Wake-Up Call

Five o’clock in the morning comes quick. It comes a hell of a lot quicker when you usually go to bed at three in the morning, but such is life. That being said, there is no way I was going to...

Holley LS Fest X: Our Coverage Of The Insanity From Bowling Green Begins NOW!

How insane is Holley’s LS Fest X right now? Let’s put it like this: there are more staff on hand helping all of the racers and participants on the property at Beech Bend right now than...

Cool Old Drag Video: Ron Colson and Gary Burgin in the Funny Car Finals at US131 Dragway Circa 1980

There’s nothing like Funny Cars at night. Header flames licking the body, nitro-burning Hemis cack-cack-cackling away, and (in 1980 anyway) dry hops on the starting line. This video was shot at...

Get Geared Up: Mark Williams Enterprises Has Your Rear End Covered!

Every drag race car in the world has them, gears. The majority of them have those in the proper place which is under the rear of the car. The gears that ultimately drive your machine down the track...

Drag Ads and High Performance Print Screamers From the 1960s and 70s

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s there weren’t all that many places to get your timely drag racing news from. Drag News, National Dragster, and several smaller regional papers like East...

Great Historic Drag Video: Nitro Funnies, Pro Stockers, and Top Fuel from Rockingham, Circa 1975

Drag racing was in a transitional period in the mid-1970s. Gone were the free spirit days of the 1960s and in were the gritty days of match racing for a living, and slowly transitioning to a more...

This Vintage Devin Drag Car Has California History And A Shot At Hitting The Streets – Awesome!

Now THIS is awesome. You are looking at a vintage Devin sports car body sitting on a shortened, narrowed, and lightened 1956 Chevrolet frame. Currently powered by a hotted up 355ci small block Chevy,...

New Parts: MAHLE Motorsport Develops Custom Piston for Mazda Motorsports’ Spec Mazda MX-5

Spec Mazda MX-5 (Miata) is one of the toughest road racing classes in the country. There are loads of cars, there’s very little mechanical advantage available, and there’s a massive...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Big Show About The Big Go – Talking Indy, Drag Week, and the State Of The Sport

Last week’s running of the 2019 Chevrolet Performance NHRA US Nationals was epic. It always is. This episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast recaps the running of the race, looks ahead fo Hot Rod...