Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Famed Drag Racer Kenny Safford Dies – Career Marked With Strong Performances In Well Known Cars

There was a time in the sport of drag racing that drivers mattered more than they do now. Don’t get all weird on us here and think that we’re taking a pot shot at today’s modern...

Radial Resurrection: Index Racers Dial It In At Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Yesterday we posted a gallery of photos from the Radial Resurrection event at Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip, showcasing the incredible turnout of Drag...

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Registration This Saturday — BE PREPARED!

Alrighty, folks here’s the deal on Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014! Hot Rod has just published the information and we saw it moments after it went hot. For starters, they have given the world a...

Radial Resurrection: Bringing Outlaw Drag Racing Back to its Roots – Wild Eighth-Mile Drag Radial Action

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip—some say it is the birthplace of outlaw street car racing in the Southeast. In the ‘90s and 2000’s, it was a hotbed...

Rottler Manufacturing Partners With Tim Wilkerson For NHRA Seattle Race – Big Win For Single Car Team

Tim Wilkerson is an NHRA fan favorite as one of the hardest charging and last standing single car teams in the funny car ranks. He’s also the old school racer that everyone will tell you...

2015 Mustang To Have Factory Line Lock! Video And Release From Ford – This Is Cool!

You just read that right. Ford has announced that a line-lock will be standard equipment on the 2015 Mustang GT no matter if you are a Ford/Chevy/Chrysler guy this is flipping cool news. The...

Watch A Toyota 2JZ Powered Nissan Suffer A Nuclear Level Engine Failure At Royal Purple Raceway

This week, I am heading to Royal Purple Raceway Park outside of Houston, Texas to announce at the NHRA event. When I get there, I am going to walk down the left lane to see if I can get a first hand...

Easter Egg: Watch The Lunchbox Mustang Stand On The Bumper ON THE STREET!

(Credit goes to Chad on this find and post! Whenever you see a car rip a massive wheelie on the street and lay waste to a Porsche at the same time…it is epic greatness. You proved that by...

A Dozen New Main Stud Kits From ARP®

A Dozen New Main Stud Kits From ARP® Industry leading fastener manufacturer ARP has recently released a dozen main stud kits for OEM and aftermarket applications, as well as high performance main...

Nitrous EXpress Single Entry Billet Crossbar Nitrous Plate System

NX Single Entry Billet Crossbar Nitrous Plate System NX Single Entry Billet Crossbar nitrous plate systems provide the crossbar spray pattern that everyone loves in a package that is legal for racing...

Check Out This John Lingenfelter Built Pro Street 1982 Z-28 Camaro We Found On Ebay

During our normal perusing for cars we can’t afford to buy on Ebay, we came across this cool 1983 Pro Street Z-28 Camaro that was reportedly built by John Lingenfelter himself. It’s in...

LIVE Streaming Drag Racing From Santa Pod! The Festival Of Power Is ON This Weeekend!

This weekend at the famed Santa Pod Raceway in England, there’s a big drag race called the Festival of Power this event is a pre-cursor to the regular season and lots of the FIA guys use it...

NHRA Announces Three LIVE Television Broadcasts For 2014 Season – Epping, Chicago, Denver Tapped

A couple days ago, the National Hot Rod Association announced that they would have elimination rounds broadcast LIVE on ESPN 2 from three different races during the 2014 season. Those races are the...

Craigslist Find: This 1971 Maverick Is What We Call A New Psuedo-Sleeper Style Of Car

What the hell is a psuedo-sleeper you ask? Well, we think it is a car that has been modified to be faster than stock but isn’t ever really going to be “fast” in the traditional...