Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Nitro Video: A Quick Recap, Explosions Included, From Bakersfield’s Saturday Night Nitro Show Last Weekend

Les Mayhew, the drag racing film making maven was at the Saturday Night Nitro event at Bakersfield last weekend and while he was there he shot a ton of video featuring the various classes that were...

Take A Detailed Tour Of The Challenger II Streamliner With Danny Thompson – This Thing Is A Marvel Of Packaging And Engineering

Bonneville is just over a month away now and we’re gearing up for our most comprehensive Speed Week coverage ever from the salt. This year marks the 100th birthday of racing on the Bonneville...

Chris Alston’s New Professional Grade Bolt On Drag Race Strut Clip For 67-69 Camaro And 68-72 Nova – For When You Absolutely, Positively, Have To Kick Everyone’s Ass All The Time

144lbs….not the weight of Chad’s beard hair, not the weight of my massive head, the weight of the new Professional Grade Bolt On Drag Race Strut Clip that fits 1967-1969 Camaros and...

Extreme Outlaw Pro Mods In Atlanta – Wild Cars, Wild Weather, And Great Times

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – My last visit at Atlanta dragway was back in 1989 for some heads up Top Sportsman racing. Not too surprisingly, this new visit took me for the same kind...

Flaming Wreckage Video: A Relatively Low Speed Drag Racing Crash Results In A Melted Mustang! (Driver OK)

Lots of racers out there use front mounted fuel cells in their cars. The small cells can hold a few gallons of fuel, eliminate the weight of a tank in the rear and they also allow for better fuel...

Major Fail Video: Watch A Chevy From South America Botch A Burnout Attempt And Literally Shoot The Flywheel Out Of The Car!

We were tipped off to this crazy video by Norwegian BangShifter Arild Guldbrandsen and it is wild. The video shows and older South American (late 1960s?) Chevy coupe winding up and trying to do a...

Day At The Drags: Somernites Cruise To London Speedway

I spent this Saturday out in Somerset, Kentucky attending the Somernites Cruise weekend. I’m really liking the layout, and that they change up what the Saturday morning event is going to be....

Watch Funny Car Veteran Bob Bode Handle A Massive, Flaming Explosion Like A Boss – Hot Night In Chicago

As a couple of you have probably noticed, my name was nowhere near the blog this past week. No, there wasn’t an ugly board of directors meeting where Chad and I fired each other, I took the...

Nitro Cars Test For Famoso’s Saturday Night Nitro

In the third year, Saturday Night Nitro at Auto Club Famoso Raceway has become an awesome event for west coaster nitro racers and fans of the exotic racing fuel.  Reminiscent of battles at Saturday...

Here’s A High-Revving Fairmont Standing On The Bumper For Your Saturday

I’m out in Somerset, Kentucky, preparing to head out to the dragstrip. Actually, I’m not sure if I’ll be heading out to the dragstrip or to a river with a Christmas Tree in the...

We Have Wheels Up Action Photos From The Thompson Gasser Reunion In Ohio

Earlier today you saw Mike Brooks writeup about the Thompson Gasser Reunion and how much fun he had there. We ran a gallery full of gassers and race cars from the grounds there at the event, and most...

Here’s Proof That Drag Racer Don Renfrow Is “The Luckiest Man Alive”: Ejected From Car At Speed!

(Story by Greg Rourke) Baylands Raceway, which was originally named Fremont Dragstrip, and shall remain so in the minds of most who raced there, was a place that on the 3rd Sunday of November in 1988...

Gassers Galore! The Thompson Gasser Reunion Photos Are Right Here!

(Words and Photos By Mike Brooks) A few weeks ago I took the opportunity to head over to Thompson,OH to check out the action at the annual Gasser Reunion at Thompson Raceway Park. TRP has been around...

Camaros And Mustangs And Mavericks Oh My! The Last Of Our Photos From The NMCA West Coast Shootout

Pintos, El Caminos, Cudas and Road Runner’s too. They are all here in our final gallery of photos from the NMCA West Coast Shootout in Fontana. The cars in the pits at this even couldn’t...