Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320, BangShift Galleries, Drag Races

More Action Photos From Central Illinois Dragway – Cool Cars, Huge Wheelies, Big Fun

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Yesterday we showed you Greg Rourke’s first batch of fine photos from a cool race track known as Central Illinois Dragway which is located in Havana, Illinois....

Watch A Small Tire Mustang Suffer A Top End Crash So Titanic It Obliterates A Concrete Wall – Amazingly, The Driver Lives

Charles Wickam sent us the tip on this video which is one of the few crash videos that literally shocked us when we watched it. There’s nothing graphic or gory about this video but when you see...

Stock And Super Stock Action From Maple Grove Raceway – Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Meet

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The NHRA’s Division One has long been the most densely packed of all the seven divisions that are spread across the country. Because of the tight geography, there...

Watch Mats Eriksson Fight To Save His Pro Mod At Santa Pod But Still Eat Some Wall Anyway

We hate when stuff like this happens. See, Mats Erikkson is a certified bad ass pro mod racer from Sweden who drives the “Green Goblin” which is a 1956 Ford Crown Victoria which is...

The 2014 Spring Throwdown In T-Town – Drag Action At The Biggest Event In The History Of Tulsa Raceway Park

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen with additional photos from Tish Dingman and Bland Bridenstine) – When spring time in Oklahoma rolls around it means it’s time for another Throwdown in...

Wheels Up, Gear Banging Drag Action From Central Illinois Dragway – Awesome Cars At An Awesome Track

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – A friend of mine at home recently asked me what the attraction to visiting new drag strips was because at the end of the day, they were all just a pair of lanes headed...

Tough Break: Postman Pat Van Gets Crashed Over In England – Driver OK, Van Needs Work – Video And Photos Here

Our English pal Tom Armitage had a rough day at the strip recently when the Postman Pat van he was driving went through the traps at York Raceway and then became upset, flopped onto its side, and...

Watch The Awesome King Kuda II Of Bucky Hess Hit The Wall At Maple Grove And Come Inches Away From T-Bone Annihilation

One of the nicest looking and overall coolest drag cars on planet Earth is the Super Stock A/Hemi “King Kuda II” of Bucky Hess. Hess is a paint and body man and all of his cars have...

Listen To The Mighty Chrysler Hellcat Hemi Roar – Plus The Untold Angle No One Is Talk About Regarding This Engine

The news of the 600+ horsepower, supercharged hemi engine known as the Hellcat at Chrysler has rip sawed across the internet like a Japanese bullet train and rightfully so. This engine plants the...

Vision Quest: This Period Perfect 1971 Demon Was Built By A Kid Born 20 Years Late

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – We all do the hot rodding thing for different reasons. We have different tastes, different motivations, and different opinions on how to best capture the right look...

Awesome Under Hood Video Of A COPO Camaro Making A Drag Strip – Watch What Happens To The Belt Tensioner

Ok, this video is pretty nuts and not because something explodes, catches on fire, or crashes, but because get a great look at what exactly happens to a serpentine belt during a drag strip pass with...

Crazy Carnage Videos: Guy Crashes a Top Fuel Bike…A Few Times!

The BangShift.com members come up with some cool stuff, and this time we got tipped by a forum post from user jword2001. He posted the video seen below that shows Top Fuel Motorcycle rider Korry...

The Life and Rocket Propelled Times of Captain Jack McClure, One of Drag Racing’s Most Incredible Performers

In May of 2009, we ran a story about one of the most truly insane drag racing vehicles of all time, the rocket propelled go kart of Florida’s Captain Jack McClure. We wrote the story and...

Watch An LS Powered BMW Equipped With Trick Flow Heads And Other Speed Parts Bust 150 At The Ohio Mile

While the “LS in everything” movement can get tiresome at times and people get annoyed by some of the swaps, we’re pretty sure few people will argue with the idea of jamming an LS...