Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, Event Coverage, LAND SPEED RACES

The Undisputed Sultan of Sodium: The Speed Demon Continues To Dominate The Bonneville Record Books – 481mph!

At this point we don’t think it’s even disputable to call the Speed Demon the greatest land speed car ever built, right? This thing is been doing, out doing, and then out out doing itself...

2020 Carlisle Ford Nationals – Persevering In Pennsylvania Amongst The Blue Oval Faithful

(Words and photos: Joe Grippo) Well, we made it into the second half of the shitshow that is 2020. Drag races cancelled, some still happening with minimal or no spectators, car shows postponed or...

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: From The Starting Line, Into Automotive Zen

It’s almost akin to being a fighter pilot, in a way. You check your safety gear before you even sit down into the seat. You have the protective garments on. The helmet is securely fastened....

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: Engines Galore! Some Of The Mills From The Salt!

Bonneville is a place steeped in tradition. For every late-model item filled to the brim with the best and most modern, there’s a Ford Model A rocking a Cadillac mill in the engine bay. For...

Pro-Touring Truck Shootout 2020: More Corner-Carving Race Trucks From Kentucky!

A day filled with pickup trucks that can run rings around a lot of performance cars, out in the beautiful sunshine, with a track day going on in the background just for good measure…the...

Pro-Touring Truck Shootout 2020: Corner Gripping And Ripping

Texas might be the pickup truck haven, but that status was earned decades ago when owning a truck in the wide-open spaces of the Lone Star State made perfect sense. It’s 2020…the pickup...

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: Night Two At The Nugget’s Parking Lot

Being on the salt all day is a double-edged sword. On one hand, you’re on the freaking salt, man! How can life suck when you’re surrounded by fast machines, gearheads, and one of the...

Bonneville Speed Week 2020: Take A Walk Through The Pits!

Blue sky and the white salt crust combine to make one of the most alien views you’ve ever seen. If you have never been to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, it had better be engraved on your...

Street Car Takeover Bowling Green: For A Moment, All Was Right With The World

So here’s the full disclosure on how Friday went down: for some reason my heat-soaked brain didn’t comprehend that racing happened on a Friday for the first time in decades and I left...

Our Bonneville Speed Week 2020 Photos Start Right Here! Pit Photos Of Cars Getting Ready For Tomorrow’s Racing!

It’s Bonneville Speed Week 2020 people!!! As usual, there are folks saying the salt sucks, folks saying the salt is great, and somewhere in the middle is probably the truth, but we’ll...

Event Preview: Street Car Takeover Bowling Green

Drag racing…I’ve missed it. I’ve enjoyed the projects at home, I’ve enjoyed a relaxed travel schedule, and I fully understand why things are the way they are, but man, does it...

Event Preview: 2020 Pro-Touring Truck Shootout at NCM Motorsports Park

When you think of Pro Touring, chances are that you think of first-gen Camaros like Mike DuSold’s, second-gen Camaros like Brian Finch’s, a fleet of late-model Corvettes, and one-off...

Mopar Freaks Rejoice! There Ain’t No Party Like A MoParty! Holley’s Inaugural MoParty Pre-registration now LIVE!

Last year Holley went whole hog when they decided to have the Intergalactic Ford Festival in addition to Holley’s LSFest, but we knew more was coming. This year they’ve added a third...

Pre-registration Now Open for Holley’s 2nd Annual Intergalactic Ford Festival – It’s Like LSFest But More Fordy…

Last year’s Inaugural Intergalactic Ford Festival was INSANE compared to the start of Holley’s LSFest back in the day. When LSFest started there were 40 cars that showed up 10 years ago....