Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Video: A Solemn Don Garlits Remembers His Amazing Wife Pat

One of the moments that will be forever locked into my mind from the 2014 NHRA Gatornationals was when the blow video, which was also part of the ESPN telecast of the race was played during pre-race...

RacingJunk Find: The Meanest, Coolest, And Most BangShift Approved Mustang II We’ve Ever Seen

The Mustang II was one of the low points that can be scoffed at when looking over the complete history of the Mustang. The fact is, that car kept the Mustang nameplate alive during some of the worst...

Big News: Dragway 42 Releases Plans, Renderings, Timeline For Complete Track Overhaul – Insane But Awesome

We’ve been on the bleeding edge of the Dragway 42 story since it broke that Ohio businessman Ron Matcham bought the track and planned to spruce it up. We naturally assumed that the improvements...

Nutso Drag Video: In-Car Video Of How To Keep A 250 MPH Door Slammer Out Of The Sand Trap With No ‘Chutes!

Last weekend at the 2014 Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Steve Matusek had an interesting time getting his blown pro mod Camaro hauled down before the sand trap without his parachutes. While we...

March Meet Bonus Photos From Mike And Jeff Burghardt. There Is Some Sexy Stuff Here!

(Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) I told you yesterday that we were going to have some more bonus photos from the 2014 March Meet, and I didn’t lie. Plus, there are some cool ones in here we...

Bonus Bitchin Funny Car Photo Gallery From The 2014 March Meet.

(Photos by Darr Hawthorne) Just when you thought we were out of March Meet content, we come back around and throw some more at you. In fact, today’s Funny Cars, and behind the scenes shots, are...

Jim Murphy’s WW2 Racing Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragster Operation Is For Sale.

Jim Murphy, the one who’s won the March Meet 4 times, is selling his entire Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragster operation. This is not the car he lost first round with at the 2014 March Meet, but...

The Parting Shift: In the Office of a Mountain Motor Pro Stock

Tony Gillig was a stand out Pro Stock runner with the IHRA for several seasons. He stepped away from the sport a little while back, but we still have this awesome video of him launching, driving, and...

Dodge Dart Pro Stock Debut And Wind Tunnel Video Right Here!

If you are a fan of door car drag racing, like we are, then you are going to be excited about seeing the new Dodge Dart Hemi Pro Stockers that were just debuted and will make their first passes down...

Looking For A Drag Racing Job? Maple Grove Raceway Is Hiring An Operations Manager!

If you have been looking at a way to break into the exciting world of drag racing as a full time job, one of the finest strips in the country may have just the opportunity for you. Maple Grove...

Ride Along With Todd Paton As He Drives The BS Roof Hatch Equipped Crusher Camaro Funny Car Into The 5.80s At Famoso!

We loves us some in-car video around here, especially when our pals are driving and the cars have a BS connection! In this film, you’ll ride over the left shoulder of nitro funny car driver...

Project Fat Lane Update: Tweaks and New Pieces Made On The Fairlane Before It Heads To Paint

The adventure of Project Fat Lane continues. The radical, blown drag car will be ready for Heavy Street competition and lots of testing before drag racing season kicks off here in New England in a...

Radial Revenge Tour Invades Tulsa! X275 And MX235 Cars Standing On The Bumper!

We can’t wait to see this one folks. We’re fans of X275, and pretty much any other drag radial class, and when Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park announced that they were running three...

Titanic Weekend Of Pro Mod Action Set For Gainesville – 28 Cars Entered At GatorNationals!

In March of 2001, the NHRA held the first ever Pro Mod exhibition at the Gatornationals. 13-years later and here we are again, the Pro Mods are still around and still a super exciting part of the...