Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

Old Marshmallow Foot: The Story of A Journalist, Mickey Thompson, And Setting Records In A Mustang On The Salt

There’s a funny thing that happens to journalists around race cars. They suddenly think they are race car drivers. Most are not. Patrick Bedard, Jerry Titus, and a small number notwithstanding,...

Mark Williams Enterprises Announces NEW Billet U-Joint Cap Kit For 1350-1410 OEM and NASCAR Style Companion Flanges

We always talk about how Mark Williams Enterprises goes the extra mile to examine, test, and develop new products. Well, here’s their latest example. New Billet U-Joint caps for 1350-1410 OE...

C4 All-Star Video: When Motor Week Tested A 1990 Corvette ZR-1 and Callaway Twin Turbo We Got A Look At The Future

Right now, the C4 Corvette kind of owns the “bargain basement price” Corvette category. As these things go, every generation of car has its ups and downs in desirability, in value, and in...

Rough Start: 1994 Ford Mustang – Just Slip-Sliding Away!

Another day, another hypothetical $5,000 to spend on a car that is going to be more than a boring MPG machine. In fact, let’s throw “boring” out of the window altogether. You want...

From 1954-1966 Nassau, Bahamas Was The Scene Of One Of The World’s Coolest Racing Events – Nassau Speed Weeks (W/Video)

For better or worse, racing has been and always will be a money game. From the construction of the cars, the promotion of the races, and the sponsorship of both, cash is the real fuel and propels...

Watch (And Hear!) Junior Johnson Rip Around The Famed Ascot Park Dirt Track In California In His 427 Powered Galaxie Back In ’64/65

Redline 7000 was a stock car movie that was released in 1965 to national audiences and while it wasn’t exactly the smash hit of the year, it did OK and it is still a great watch today if you...

The Big Little: This Compilation Of Miniature V-Twin Engines Of Different Shape and Size Running Is Awesome

We have long loved miniature engines here at BangShift. These creations are the result of talented minds who can also translate their engineering ideas into tangible objects and most of these things...

Great Video: The Weekend They Made Bristol Motor Speedway A Dirt Track – World Of Outlaws Action On The Wildest Short Track In The Country

It was an insane move that people initially scoffed at when the suggestion was made but eventually everyone came around. When officials at Bristol Motor Speedway were approached about running World...

Morning Symphony: RallyLegend 2019 From San Marino – Who Doesn’t Need Some Rally Car In Their Lives?

Any car made into a race car becomes ten thousand times cooler. Without question. Ford Mustang II…stock, most of you would be yelping, complaining and openly retching, but if the “Sudden...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA’s World Finals: Is This The End?!

Yep, we’ve come to the end of our coverage from Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and the NMRA’s World Finals event at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We went into the...

Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: The 2005 Mustang GT With War Wounds

In a sea of show-worthy cars and pretty race machines, a 2005 Mustang GT wearing some wrinkled body panels on one side didn’t seem right. In fact, when I first saw the Mustang rip through the...

2019 Kneeland Concours D’elegance Photo Coverage: The Amazing Cavalcade Of Automotive History Continues

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The photos are not properly ordered or grouped per their respective class at the Concours.  I wondered around trying get photos of cars people weren’t...

Great Read: This 1981 Profile Of Mickey Thompson Is Informative, Wacky, Raw, and Real

Just when you think you have read all the words that anyone has ever written about the late Mickey Thompson, you find perhaps the best thing ever penned about the man. This is a 1981 Sports...

Sniper EFI Releases Race Series Hemi Intakes & Fabricated Hemi Intakes – Serious Performance On A Budget

There are not that many products out there that deliver strong performance, strong looks, and all of it on a budget. The Sniper EFI fabricated intake manifold line have been doing that for Fords and...