Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320

Watch The Massive “Coupe de Kill” Cadillac Suffer A Minor Dyno Catastrophe – Torque Kills! (Plus Bonus Video Of A Sweet Pull)

I’m all excited because this is Ohio Mile Week, baby! That’s right, the first meet of the 2014 ECTA season will be taking place at Wilmington, Ohio this weekend and you should be there....

Drag Week Reader Build: Gary Putnam’s Chevy Powered Fox Mustang Is A Multi-Year, Killer Project

Last week we put out the call for those racers who had managed to wedge themselves into the tiny eight minute window of Drag Week registration to send us photos and information about the cars that...

Wheels Up Stock And Super Stock Action Photos From The 2014 NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – It was a great weekend of drag racing in Texas just a couple days back as the NHRA tour swung though Royal Purple Raceway and fans flooded in from all over the...

PSCA Drag Racing Finally Returns To AutoClub Dragway In Fontana And We’ve Got Photos!

The look of satisfaction on the faces of the Ray Wilkings, General Manager of Auto Club Speedway, Tracy Fischle, Track Manager at Auto Club Dragway, and Mel Roth, President of the Pacific Street Car...

Kris Krabill Wins Nitro Funny Car at 44th Annual Ignitor

Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne It was a difficult weekend for racers and spectators at the 44th annual Ignitor at Firebird Raceway near Boise, Idaho.  Fans of the oldest professional racing...

2014 NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals – Alcohol Funny Car and Top Alcohol Dragster Gallery and Results

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Californian Shane Westerfield and Kansas racer Randy Meyer took home the hardware in the Top Alcohol Funny Car and Top Alcohol Dragster classes respectively at the...

Centerforce’s DFX Single Disc High-Perf Clutch For ’70 – ’72 MOPAR 426” & 440” 8 Cyl Engines

  Centerforce introduces it’s DFX Single Disc High-Performance clutch for 1970 – 1972 MOPAR 426” & 440” 8 Cylinder Engines. Centerforce ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­®...

Final Eliminations Set for 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor

Final Eliminations Set for 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne Reigning Boise Bakersfield Blitz champ Dan Horan, driving his “Patriot” 1966 Mustang from Sylmar,...

Wow! Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Sells Out In Eight Minutes – Craziness

As vividly as I know that I am sitting here writing this, I can remember a conversation had over dinner in 2005 at a hotel in the Martin, Michigan area. That conversation was held on the last night...

44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Opener For Nitro Funny Cars

Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne The 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Opener is the oldest professional racing event in the Pacific Northwest presented and kicks off a killer season at Firebird...

Jiffy-tite’s Duane LaFleur Is Race Ready For 2014: More Horsepower And More Races!

While most of the companies in the aftermarket have employees that are enthusiasts, or racers, it’s not quite as common to have the head honcho, like Duane LaFleur, out there racing himself....

Hot Rod Drag Week 2014 Registration SOLD OUT IN 11 MINUTES!

Update: SOLD OUT. It only took 11 minutes to fill the 260 spots this morning. That means lots of folks are going to be trying to get on the waiting list. To put your name on the list, email Hot Rod...

Go Time: Garlits To Begin Full Power Testing Of Battery Powered Swamp Rat-37 Next Week – 200 Here We Come!

We heard a rumor the other day that Swamp Rat-37, the hellacious looking, battery powered dragster that has been in the works for a couple of year now was complete and ready to take its first couple...

Management Shake Up At Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park In Arizona –

Arizona Auto Scene is reporting that the Gila River Indian Community has abruptly cancelled the contract of Copper Train Management, the group that was overseeing the operation of the facility and...