Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Event Coverage, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, Bangshift Spotlight, DRAG RACES, Event Coverage

LIVE TONIGHT: Watch The US131 Northern Nationals – Quarter Mile Modern Top Fuel Drag Racing – WATCH HERE

Starting tonight at 6:30pm Eastern time BangShift.com will be LIVE from the US131 Northern Nationals in Martin, Michigan. This is one of the most unique and awesome match races in the country because...

Don’t Call It A Mustang! Check Out This Cool 1966 German Ford T-5 Project!

Imagine this: it’s 1966, and you are an American serviceman stationed in Germany. You are a gearhead, and you have been reading all about the new Ford Mustang that is all the rage back in the...

This 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette Was My Favorite Car At The Lingenfelter Collection (Seriously, It Was)

Call me names, throw rocks at me, judge me, but in front of God and everybody I’ll admit that this 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette was my favorite car out of all the incredible iron at the...

BangShift 2015 Photo Highlight Reel: Nutting’s Favorite Moments

I love writing these “year in review” pieces, mainly because it gives me an excuse to go back through my photos and blog items from the last twelve months and remember how many awesome...

Apex Feature: Barney, The Home-Built, Big Purple Corner-Carving G-body!

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) While you BangShift readers may not realize it, our feature on Lance Hamilton’s 1985 Chevy Monte Carlo SS has been a long time in the making for me. I’ve...

1800 Miles Or Bust! One Awesome Weekend At the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East

As I’m sitting here in front of my computer, nearly three weeks after the conclusion of the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East SCCA solo event held at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru Indiana from...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Sunday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – Alright boys and girls, we’re back with yet another gallery of muscle hustling ’round (And sometimes plowing through) cones at the inaugural...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Saturday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – The Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East at Grissom Air Force Base in Peru, Indiana was two weekends ago and I made the 1800 mile round-trip in my 1987 Monte...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News: Goodbye, Brave Little Toaster, Pininfarina News and Uber Busted!

Where has this week gone? Seriously…somebody tell me, I haven’t really been out of my room this week. I got one day in of house shopping in, then I got sick and I’ve been at home...

Nut Driver: The Long Journey Home (Part 3) | Quality Time With The “Other” Monte

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] To catch up on the other installments, click HERE One of my goals for this year was to attend a full season of SCCA...

Drag Week Uncensored Part 1: What It’s Really Like To Drive A 6 Second S10 Cross Country!

When normal people are standing around looking at a car, where something about it causes a wee bit of concern due to the extreme nature, impromptu repair, or what have you, I’m often excited at...

BangShift Exclusive: Check Out Our Tour Of Stacey David’s Rattletrap Productions and Gearz Studio!

It’s not like I ever need a reason to go to a car show, but when our buddy Jeff Lee at Hammerhead IRS suggested that I make an appearance at the Fontanel Car Cruise-In, we were intrigued. When he...

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sells at Monterey for over $38 Million Dollars

The 1962 Ferrari GTO, considered the ultimate Ferrari to own, crossed the auction block at Monterey for $38,115,000 before premiums. Add to that a buyer’s premium of 20%, and you have a final...

How to get a Porsche 356 out of your attic in a couple easy steps

A long time ago, I visited the folks at KTR European Motorsport in Ayer, Massachusetts. They have a great shop 40 minutes due west of Boston, and have made their name providing racing services for...