Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320

Relive The 1996 Chevy High Performance Nationals At Heartland Park Topeka Through These Great Photos –

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Believe it or not I don’t have hundreds of photos from this one and I cannot recall why. I do know it was my first time seeing Nick Scavo’s awesome...

Watch Mike Knowles and Kevin Fiscus Experience About As Close A Call As You’ll Ever See In Pro Mod WITHOUT A Wreck

The St. Louis NHRA races as a crazy one for Pro Mod. Peter Farber’s car smashed the wall, Rickie Smith went out early and extended the championship hopes of competitors like Von Smith and Troy...

Nostalgia Silly Season News: Ronnie Swearingen Signs On With Nelson Racing – Will Tune California Hustler In 2015

Fresh off a championship effort and years of consistent success with Dan Horan Jr.,  noted crew chief Ronnie Swearingen has been announced as the guy turning the screws on the California Hustler...

Three Minutes Of Wheelstands And Edge Of Control Action From Small Tire Cars At The APSA Grand Final In Sydney, Australia

The other day we showed you some cool footage of a radial tire car in Australia pulling the front end at half track  and deeper into some runs. Now we’re back with some starting line action...

The Top Fuel Sand Drags Experience: 7,000hp, Nitro, And Paddle Tires

Truth is, I have never been to the sand drags. Here in New England the “sand drags” is ripping away from any stoplight after the snow melts and all the sand that has been spread on the...

Watch The Gumout Top Fuel Team Tear Down And Rebuild A Nitro Burning Hemi In Less Than Two Minutes!

Modern top fuel teams are a far cry from the quaint operations of old. A well coordinated effort between a bunch of crew guys that see the engine getting torn completely down between runs in times...

Watch The Daddy Dave S10 Leave The Starting Line With Fire In The Pipes And The Wheels UP At Kennedale Raceway

There are lots of wheelie videos out there on the internet. It is cool to see anything hike the front tires up in the air and leave the starting line like a scalded dog, but there is something to be...

Twin-Engined Freak Show: This Dodge SRT-4 Has Slicks On At All Four Corners For A Reason

The Dodge Neon SRT-4 is pretty impressive for an American attempt at a turbocharged front driver. Box-stock they would run 13.9 in the quarter and could be massaged for more power easily, which...

Car Feature: A 1935 Chevy Gasser That Is The Picture Of Perfection – Olds Motored Glory!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – See, when I saw this stunning 1935 Chevy coupe parked in the car show section at Beech Bend Raceway during the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, I immediately...

Video: Dragster Spins While Backing Up, Crashes Into Wall, Smokes Tires Till They Pop

There is nothing good about this video. Nothing. I even questioned whether we should run it. Brian’s thought was that everything went wrong or was done wrong on this “run” so people...

Unbelievable Crash Videos From Barona. Santos Renovales Flips Several Times But Walks Away!

At last weekend’s Match Race Madness event at Barona Dragway in Southern California, we saw the Santos Racing Toyota, driven bySantos Renovales, going up against Dennis Roach in his ’68...

Racepak 101 Is Coming To The PRI Show! Learn How To Use It Better, Or Why You Need It If You Don’t Have One!

We’re big fans of Racepak data loggers, and have used them for a while in several applications. But even though we know more than some about how to utilize our Racepak, we certainly don’t...

What Do You Think, Yes Or No? Ex-Racer 1970 Pontiac Grand Prix On eBay

I’m convinced that eBay will, sooner or later, be the death of me, even more so than Craigslist. My wife rolls her eyes so hard when she sees me surfing these sites that I’m certain she...

Drag Coverage: Battle Of The Bluegrass At Thornhill Dragway – Joe Robinson Memorial to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Best friends Joe Robinson (himself a medically-retired veteran) and Nash Poindexter formed P&R Productions to promote this event and see its proceeds...