Category Archive: 1320 Project Cars, BangShift 1320

This 1958 Ford Was Built Into A Junior Stock Drag Car In The 1960s And Now It Is For Sale – Time Capsule

There’s nothing better than seeing a car that was modified back in the day and then never really touched or messed with again after. That’s pretty near the car of thie 1958 Ford which was...

IHRA San Antonio 2014 – More Nitro Soaked Photos From The Drags!

(Photos by Bob Snyder) – We have to thank Bob Snyder for this latest batch of photos from the 2014 IHRA Nitro Jam at San Antonio Raceway in Texas. Although it has been a few years since...

Accelaquarter Raceway In Ilinois Is Currently Underwater – Drag Boats To The Lanes?

Accelaquarter Raceway, an eighth mile strip in Illinois which was completely revamped in 2013 is currently underwater as shown in the photos below. The images were taken by track staff and posted to...

Race Report: NMCA West Action Thunders The Revived Auto Club Dragway In Fontana, California!

(Words and photos by Darr Hawthorne) -The first big event of the new drag racing season, the 3rd annual NMCA West Street Car Nationals took place at SoCal’s newly re-finished Auto Club Dragway....

The Most Original, Factory Documented, Lightweight 1962 SS 409 Impala In The World Is Headed To Auction

There are certain cars in the world that we sincerely wish could speak because if they could, the stories would be completely amazing. The car you see below is one of those cars. This one of a...

JR Todd Named Driver Of Optima Batteries Top Fuel Dragster For Remainder Of NHRA Season

(Photo credit: Kalitta Motorsports) – It was announced today by Kalitta Motorsports that 32-year old JR Todd will become the full time driver of the Optima Batteries top fuel dragster for the...

IHRA SAN ANTONIO NITRO JAM – RACE COVERAGE FROM A WILD WEEKEND IN TEXAS

(Words and Photos by Brad Klaassen) – As many of you hard core Bangshifters already know, the IHRA revamped their racing program for the 2014 racing season with their new Nitro Jam Pro Touring...

This Kind Of Ratty Looking 1973 Dart Is A Mopar Sleeper Supreme – RacingJunk Find

We like the fact that the photos of this car were taken at night and they aren’t all that super fantastic because it totally adds to the mystique of what would be a super bitchin’ sleeper...

We Tour Trick Flow Specialties To See How Their Products Are Made – Gearhead Nirvana

(Photos by Nutting/Fitzgerald) – This was a visit that was long overdue, Trick Flow’s Manager Mike Downs almost choked me out at SEMA when I told him that I had driven virtually right...

Summer Fun: Doug Gregory Looks Back At His Adventure To And Time At The Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) – I’ll leave my bias out of this one because when it comes to nostalgia racing….I can’t come up with something I don’t like. 2013 was our second...

This 1980s Lincoln Town Car Is A Righteous Sleeper That Would Chew You Up Before You Knew What Hit You

(By Bryan McTaggart) – OK, Lohnes, you win! I bow before your ability to find the most disfigured, horrific rolling creations! I tried, I tried like hell to compete…but that Marquis/Corvette...

LIVE NHRA Testing In Vegas Right Here Right Now. Ashley Force, Schumacher, And More

If you didn’t get quite enough drag racing over the weekend, here’s something cool for the Monday morning blues at the office.  The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is holding a Pro test...

The Parting Shift: Ride Along In A G-Force Transmission Equipped 1966 Bel Air At Island Dragway

Here’s a pretty straight ahead and cool Parting Shift video. This one features a ride along with the driver of a 1966 Chevy Bel Air at Island Dragway in New Jersey. We don’t have a lot of...

Did Chrysler Actually Build A Couple Of 1964 Sport Fury-Caminos For Race Teams? This Guy Claims They Did And He’s Selling One

BangShift reader Jerry Clarke sent us an email with a Craigslist link to the 1964 Sport Fury “Camino” shown below. According to the guy selling the car/truck, Chrysler had four of these...