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

Fire And Thunder At Norwalk’s Cavalcade Of Stars – Race Report And Action Photos

(Photos by Bob Snyder -Words by Darr Hawthorne and NHRA Field Marketing) – The 8th Annual Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars, presented by Budweiser, was held at Summit Motorsports Park...

Leah Pritchett Returns To Topeka In Dote Racing Top Fueler

It’s always good to see more competitors in the NHRA Mello Yello Series and the tenacious dedication of racers like Leah Pritchett who grew up on the drag strip, with her first pass down a...

This Wheelstanding ’65 Chevelle Street Car Runs Mid-9’s On The Motor…And It’s A Wagon!

When I saw Mike Moore’s clean 1965 Chevelle Station Wagon at Fontana during the PSCA race, I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. First off it’s a wagon, and I’m a sucker for long...

Watch Mike Bilina’s Crew Guy Take A Header On The Track And His 1956 Chevy Go Into A Vertical Wheelie On The Launch!

Mike Bilina is no stranger to the pages of BangShift.com. We’ve covered his crazy, four speed, vertically wheelstanding 1956 Chevy at races from Bowling Green to Michigan and he’s back...

NMCA West Street Car Nationals: Our Last Blast Of Photos From Pomona

We’ve barraged you with photos from the NMCA West Street Car Nationals for days here on BangShift and that is because the place was chock full of awesome race cars of all shapes and sizes....

Rupert, Maroney and Waddle Win At IHRA’s Return To The Rock

(Photos and words by IHRA)  – The new and improved International Hot Rod Association, after a Florida rainout came back to setting world records, stunning upset winners and a showdown for the...

NMCA West Street Car Nationals: More Fresh Photos From The Packed Pits In Pomona – Here’s The Fast Stuff

For the last couple days we have been touring the pits at the NMCA West Street Car Nationals in Pomona with you. Each time we have been highlighting a slightly different section of the the cars that...

Video: Jeff Lutz Testing “The Evil Twin” 1957 Chevy In Oklahoma – This Is One Bad Fast Hombre

Jeff Lutz did the seemingly impossible over the off season. He secretly built what (on the surface) looked to be a replica of his beloved and previously raced on Drag Week 1957 Chevy. In fact, he...

Watch Racer Jeff Paulin Pull A Bumper Dragging Wheelie At the NMCA West Street Car Nationals!

The term “bumper dragging wheelie” gets overused across the automotive enthusiast media. When it actually happens, seeing a car drag the rear bumper on pavement for any amount of time is...

NMCA West Street Car Nationals: More Photos From The Pits Cool Cars Galore!

Yesterday we dropped our first gallery from the pits at the NMCA West Street Car Nationals all up on your business so you could get a sense of the cool stuff that was hammering the famous strip in...

The Complete Collection Of Insanity From The 2014 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals

I am writing this while sitting in the Atlanta airport on my way home from the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. The race has not been completed as of yet because of a truly...

SCTA El Mirage May 2014 – More Land Speed Photos From The Dry Lake

We’re back with more photos from the El Mirage dry lakebed as the SCTA held their first meet of the 2014 season just a couple of days ago. We were there on Saturday, which was a lucky break...

Watch This 1955 Chevy Suffer A Bad Top End Crash At Pacific Raceway – What Happened?

So it appears that those of us in Atlanta last weekend weren’t the only ones to see some craziness on the drag strip. Bob Fedyk caught this intense video of racer Guy Johnson suffering a big...

The NMCA West Street Car Nationals: Killer Photos From The Pits In Pomona

The NMCA West Street Car Nationals are being contested this weekend at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California. We were at the event and prowled the pits to show you the coolest cars and trucks from...