Category Archive: 1320 Drag Racing Feature, 1320 Gallery, 1320 Spotlight, BangShift 1320

Strip Visit: Cool Cars And Trucks At Mooresville Dragway’s Test And Tune Night With A Bonus Gasser!

Know what a drag racing announcer does the day before he goes to the drag races? He goes to the drag races, ya big dummy! Continuing to share some of my adventure with Eric Yost and the guys, the...

Mike McIntire Jr. Leads Field Of First-Time Winners At IHRA Nitro Jam

BRADENTON, Fla. After two awesome IHRA Nitro Jams this year, one question kept popping up –  Would anyone ever beat Jason Rupert? On Saturday at Bradenton Motorsports Park, the answer to that...

Blamo Video: How to Quickly Remove a Supercharger

Aussie Top Fuel shoe Amanda Shepherd did what good drivers do when their car smokes the tires, she pedaled. Unfortunately, in this case the car was in no mood for that and she suffers one of the most...

Rupert, Goforth Once Again Tops In Nitro Jam Qualifying At IHRA Southern Nationals

BRADENTON, Fla. Can anyone slow down Jason Rupert? That is the question on the minds of many as the California native and driver of the Bays and Rupert “Black Plague” ’69 Camaro once...

Outlaw Fuel Altered Association Photos – More Action From North Star Dragway In Texas

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – Last weekend the Outlaw Fuel Altered Association and the Southwest Heritage Racing Association held an awesome early season event at North Star Dragway in Texas. The...

John Robinson’s Cummins Diesel Powered Altered Is Nuts And Extremely Fast (Video)

If the name John Robinson sounds vaguely familiar to drag racing fans it is because he’s the guy who campaigned a diesel funny car for several years and did some awesome stuff with it, like run...

Robert Hight, Courtney Force, And Brittany Force Start Strong At NHRA 4-Wide Nationals

Team Force is at it again, as the NHRA rolls into Charlotte’s ZMax Dragway for the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals this weekend.  In Funny Car, Hight is currently sitting in the No. 2 spot, Courtney is...

The Parting Shift: The 12,000 RPM Nova Launching Hard

This week’s parting shift takes us out of the drivers’ compartment and places us straight up in the grand stands. That’s A-Ok as you’ll find out when you watch the video,...

Friday BOOM: A Blown Slick Tears a 1938 Chevy to Shreds

Thankfully, exploding drag slicks are a relative rarity at the strip. That’s a good thing because when they let go, major damage is a 100% guarantee. Take this nice 1938 Chevy for example. The...

Snake And Mongoose Available On Demand, On DVD, and On Blu-Ray Now

Good news for those of you that are fans of drag racing history, the Snake and Mongoose movie has finally been released for download, on demand, DVD and Blu-Ray. The move follows the careers of Tom...

Larry Dixon To Drive Second Bob Vandergriff Racing Top Fuel Dragster At Nine Events This Season

There have been questions swirling around Bob Vandergriff Racing since JR Todd took the driving position at Kalitta Motorsports. We had heard through various channels that Vandergriff had received...

eBay Find: This Hemi Powered Willys Gasser May Be ‘Glass But We Don’t Care

We think we know “right” when we see it and this Willys is flipping RIGHT. Maybe it is weird to say but we think really good Willys coupes are few and far between in the world. While we...

Action Gallery: Painless Performance Outlaw Fuel Altereds And SHRA Racing From North Star Dragway

(WORDS AND PHOTOS BY BRAD KLAASSEN) – So, what do you do the first weekend in April if you live in the south? Well, if that state is Texas, you go drag racing. And that’s just what happened...

eBay Find: The Original Mickey Thompson Revelleader 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Body

One of the coolest funny car bodies of all time is for sale. Yes, it has a chassis, too but that chassis it not the original pipe, so we’re more gaga over the body than anything else. The 1973...