Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

Breaking: Heartland Motorsports Park Owner Threatens To Close, Raze, and Move Facility Over Tax Issues

Chris Payne is the owner of Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kansas. He was the guy that came in and saved what is one of the nicest racing facilities in the country from what was going to be a...

The End of The Photographic Line: Our Final Blast Of David Whealon’s 2018 Best Shots

(Photos by David Whealon) – Well, we have finally come to the bottom of the well of photos that you’ve been enjoying. Yep, the end of the line for David Whealon’s 2018 best shots....

US-60 Drag Strip Drag Action: Sportsman Cars, Time Trials, and Bracket Bombers

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – In the Midwest US-60 is known for many things and some of that is its support for grudge racing, small tire racing, and even no-prep events.  Lots of...

Aeromotive Phantom Trifekta Video: If You Need To Feed Big Horsepower THIS Is The Way To Handle It!

It is an incredible age that we live in. Why? Not so much for the sheer power that people can make with their hot rods these days because people have always been pushing that boundary but it is the...

Let The Dyno Decide: A Turbocharged Versus Blown Big-Power Battle At Summernats 32!

It’s the great automotive lie detector test. You can claim all the numbers you like, you can throw out any race challenge you want, but if you really want to be the one to lay their big brass...

Flaming Craziness Video: The NHRA 2018 Wild Rides Compilation Is Non-Stop Nuts

It is that time of the year again. Time for the talented folk at the NHRA’s video department to put together the Wild Rides compilation video for the season that was. Let’s just say that...

OPGI Is Coming Out With Modern Cadillac Catalogs: PRE-ORDER YOURS TODAY

Well this is cool. OPGI, the company known for producing, stocking, and selling the best restoration parts in the business for classic GM muscle cars and cruisers is expanding into the world of late...

2018 In Photos: David Whealon Shares His Favorite Images (Part 5)

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with more David Whealon images from the year that was. We’re coming at you, again, from multiple motorsport disciples in this gallery. From...

Free Read: Evel Knievel On Tour – The Book That Made Knievel Freak And Take A Bat To The Author

We have been over this about 100 times but I like to read. As such I am usually looking for something to chew up and from time to time, I get stuck on searches for books I have heard about but have...

Drag Gallery: Here’s Loads Of Nostalgia Action At The US-60 Dragway Spring Nationals

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Now that I am caught up with newer events I am finishing up items from before my cancer treatment up to just after surgery (late June).  I didn’t do any...

eBay Gold: Someone Is Selling A 1970 Vintage 426 Hemi Short Block Still In The Original Crate!

When we talk about barn finds, it is always cars but these days we need to start considering parts and components as well because of stuff like this. You are looking at a 1970 vintage 426 Hemi short...

First EVER: B&M Rock/Race TH400 Is The First Ever Production Trophy Truck/Off Road Racing Transmission

If you have wondered how popular off road racing, rock racing, and anything that flies across the desert or around a short course is getting, this should open your eyes. B&M has launched the...

Monday Video Zen: Amazing Footage From San Fernando Drag Strip And Lions Drag Strip Circa The Later 1960s

Now this is some of the best footage we have seen in a LONG time. Our pal Jarmo tipped us off to this and we watched, wide-eyed the whole time. You are about to see beautiful, color footage (sans...

A Year In Photos: David Whealon Shares Photographic Highlights From 2018 (Part 4)

(Photos by David Whealon) – Shapes, colors, sounds. Those are the basic three elements that attract us to cars, right? We enjoy their styling. We enjoy their coloration and look. We enjoy the...