Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News

He’s Back: Shawn Langdon Will Wheel Connie Kalitta Tuned DHL Top Fuel Dragster In 2020 NHRA Action

The speculation has been out there for a couple of months but we need speculate no more as Kalitta Motorsports has announced their driver lineup for 2020. Shawn Langdon who has been driving the...

Tom Bailey Destroys Street Car Record – 5.773/259.66 – Bring On 260-mph!

Know what Tom Bailey did after running 5.77/259.66 in the quarter mile at Bradenton Motorsports Park? He drove down the street in the same car to snag lunch for he and Steve Morris. Bailey has taken...

McLeod Racing Expands Twin Disc Clutch Line With SFT 2000 – 2,000hp Capable, Street Friendly Performance!

If you have a big horsepower street car that uses a manual transmission, McLeod Racing has great news for you. The company has just released their SFT 2000 clutch and this unit is a 2,000hp capable,...

Story Behind The Story: This 1964 Film Takes Us Behind The Curtain For The Introduction Of The New Mustang

The 1964.5 Mustang is one of the great automotive success stories in the history of the industry’s existence. It was a mildly risky decision that was timed perfectly, introduced in a way...

Just Change One Thing: Mahindra Changes Grille On Roxor; Jeep Still Trying To Shut Them Down

FCA has not has one ounce of love for the Mahindra Roxor ever since it started showing up on American shores. None of that was a shock…the Roxor dates back to when Willys licensed out the...

Money No Object: 2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Quad Cab Diesel – All Stock?!

I didn’t really care much one way or another for a truck until the 1994 Dodge Ram, and I know exactly why I fell for the design as hard as I did. My first genuine heavy-duty vehicle desire was...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Will The Next Useless Option For New Cars Be?

We start today’s Question of the Day with a lesson that doesn’t involve a vehicle you can buy. That vehicle is the General Dynamic Land Systems M1 Abrams battle tank. A development by...

Cleaning For Charity: Deep-Scrubbing This Porsche 944 For Kids

I’ll be up front that I don’t understand the whole “donate your car to charity” deal. It sounds like a way to send your car to the junkyard and somehow feel better about it in...

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Rough Start: Forever Underrated, This 1986 Conquest TSi Needs To Be Autocrossing!

Mitsubishi Starions and every version of the Chrysler captive import known as Conquest (it was sold under Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge names at varying points during the 1980s) are one of those cars...

Fabulous Floppers: This Excerpt From The Vintage 1980s Diamond P Video Is An Amazing Pocket History Of Funny Cars

Just when you think you’ve seen them all! This is a 10-minute excerpt from a video called Fabulous Floppers that was made in the early 1980s. The best part is that this is the section of the...

Don’t Hate The Player: Watch This Dart LSNext Based LS-Motor Make 2,347hp With Twin 88s!

We know. You are just so sick and tired of LS engines everywhere. Why couldn’t we just show a Buick making 500hp or something and be happy with it. Well, because we love those other engines but...

Unhinged: Beware Of The LS-Powered S%*tbox!

Where does the line end for the term “sleeper”? The sleeper is meant to be a hide-in-plain-sight kind of car, the sucker punch out of nowhere that catches the unwary dead, the one that...

Don’t Want To See The Oceano Dunes Closed To OHV Use? You Might Want To Act Now!

In case you were not aware of it, the California Coastal Commission has been actively going after off-highway vehicle use around the Pismo Dunes and the Oceano Dunes, both located northwest of Los...

Great Vintage Drag Footage From Cecil County Dragway, All The Legends Battling it Out

Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland first held drag races in 1963. Since then the track has become one of the most active drag plants in the mid-Atlantic region and plays host of a lot of...