Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, CRASH & BURN, Videos

This Nissan GT-R Launches Hard…Not Off The Line, But Over The Barrier!

The Nissan GT-R may have not been designed as a drag racer, but when you combine the twin-turbo 3.8L V6 with a brilliant all-wheel-drive system and a launch control system that can best be described...

Chatsworth Street Racing Crash: What We Know And How The Community Is Responding

The scene played out exactly as you’d expect it to: a highly worked over Nissan GT-R in the right lane, a Shelby Mustang with a reported $100,000 in modifications in the left lane, a crowd of...

Someone Hand Built A Two Door 1965 Buick Sportwagon Hard Top And Now You Can Buy It

BangShifter Matt Munger sent an email the other night that suggested we may be interested in showing a Buick wagon he had stumbled upon for sale on CL in Arizona. Because our readers are just like...

Merrill Ice Drags 2015 Coverage: A Second (Arctic) Blast Of Photos From The Wisconsin Ice

(Photos by Jacob Marshall) –  Intrepid BangShift contributor Jacob Marshall really crushed it with his photos from the Merrill Ice Drags which we first showed you yesterday and are back with a...

Holley Announces Sponsorship of Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals – Lutz, VerSchave, Hundreds More To Participate

Holley has announced their sponsorship of the drag racing portion at the 2015 Tri-Five Nationals which will be held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky August 14-15, 2015. The event is...

Merrill Ice Drags Coverage – 100+ MPH In The Eighth On ICE! 100% BangShift Approved Mayhem

(Words and photos by Jacob Marshall) – For us Midwestern gearheads it’s not often that we get to hear open headers and smell the sweet scent of race gas in the cold winter months. And even...

See The Don Garlits Quest For 200mph In An Electric Dragster As Never Before – Nitro America Film From Inside Testing

This is a rare exception to Les Mayhew’s always loud and rocking drag racing videos. No, we’re not saying that the quality or story telling is lacking but what is not present is the noise...

Who In England Is Drag Racing A Richard Petty-Tribute Plymouth Superbird?

Yes, this video is a couple of years old, but let’s face it: it’s not everyday you see any Plymouth Superbird doing a burnout, much less a Superbird done up as a tribute to Richard...

Watch Dewayne Mills Incredible Wreck From Lights Out Six At SGMP – Camaro Takes Flight!

Legendary small tire racer Dwayne Mills walked away from an incredible wreck during Lights Out Six at South Georgia Motorsports Park yesterday when his 1968 Camaro, the famed “Golden...

Watch The Wild Peace Maker Cadillac Wheelstander Spit Out A Rear Axle At Great Lakes Drag-O-Way In 1987!

A little while back we put out the call for info on the Peace Maker wheelstanders from our readers. Jim Brewer ran a series of these Caddy bodied exhibition machines and they were all cool to look...

Crash And Burn: Any Guesses As To Why This Maverick Wound Up Going Turtle?

It’s official for the driver of this Ford Maverick: this day is gonna suck. Information is very limited on what actually happened at Memphis Motorsports Park late last year, but the video from...

Sleeper Footage: A Trabant Versus A Nissan GT-R – Which Will Win, The Angry Vacuum Cleaner Or The Beer Can With Headlights?

In stock form a Trabant’s two-cycle engine would struggle to power one of the Nissan GT-R’s turbos, so just what exactly is going on here? A lesson in humility, my friends. Look at the...

Australian Burnout: “UIDIOT”, A Chevrolet-Powered Ford Cortina, Lets Loose At Brashernats

As most of us continue to freeze our bits off here in the Northern Hemisphere, in Australia they are still enjoying their summer. And of course, that means that we get more and more gratuitous...

Pro Mod Action: More Great Photos From The Pro Mod Class At The 2015 US Street Nationals

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – As we showed you earlier in the week, there was a great variety of iron at the US Street Nationals this winter. Racers from all over the country escaped the...