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

Listen Up: NHRA Insider Podcast Talks About Epping and Who’s Hot For 2021…Along With Who’s Not

Tony Pedregon joins Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider to talk about what’s happened five races into the season, who’s succeeding, who’s falling behind, and who needs...

Power Slide: Watch Thomas Fletcher Spin The Family 1969 Camaro At Epping And Hit NOTHING

This is one of the most wild and dramatic pieces of stock eliminator video ever caught on camera. You are about to see Peter Biondo and Thomas Fletcher cross the finish line at Epping during the 2016...

Amazing Video: Watch The Detailed, Involved, and Super Interesting Process Of Building A Tiny Connecting Rod!

We have long loved videos featuring miniature engines around here. The craftsmanship, the time, the precision, and the creativity that go into them are all great things. Normally great things...

Chop Top How-To: Walden Speed Shop Continues To Show Us How To Chop A ’32 Ford Coupe

Here is the second installment of videos from Walden Speed Shop on how to chop the top on a bitchin 1932 Ford. If you missed the first installment, use the link below to watch them first. Chopping a...

It’s Crunch Time! Alex Taylor’s 6 Second 55 Chevy Project Doesn’t Have Much Time Before Rocky Mountain Race Week!

There will be another update video to show tomorrow, but this one here was shot and posted with just over a week left before Alex and Dennis Taylor are expected to haul this beast to Great Bend...

Size Matters: When The World’s Largest Enclosed Ramp Truck Isn’t Enough, You Add A Big Trailer.

Because Finnegan and Newbern just keeping adding more and more and more and more vehicles to the fleet, there is a need to be able to haul more than one of them at a time and that has resulted in...

eBay Find: This 1966 Ford Country Squire Wagon Is A Perfect Summertime Cruiser

Back in 1966, Ford produced about 47,000 Country Squire station wagons. These were aspirational cars for American families climbing the social ladder. Why? Between the wood grain, the options, and...

Plaid Enough For You: The New Tesla Model S Plaid Is So Fast, The Company Has Paused Development Of A Faster One!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Tesla Model S Plaid has recently set a new record: a 9.26-second quarter mile. That is so good, in fact, that Tesla themselves has decided to not produce the even quicker...

You Ugly: This Video Looks At Seven Race Cars That Can Literally Never Win A Beauty Contest

As things have evolved in racing, looks have been largely pushed to the side for functionality. It’s the nature of the business. Teams do not show up with the sole goal of earning “best...

Underdog Greatness: Watch Kosty Ivanof’s Incredible Trip To The 1979 NHRA US Nationals

He was a little known racer with a strange name from Boston, but on Labor Day Weekend 1979, Kosty Ivanof became one of the most awesome stories in NHRA funny car racing history. Why? As you will see...

Great Calls: This Video Featuring The Best Calls Racing Announcer Bob Jenkins Has Made Rules

We all have influences in our lives. Be they personal, professional, or otherwise there are people, there are moments, and there are times when we see, hear, or experience things that stick with us....

Crazy Dyno Test: Watch This RC Jet Engine Get Tested On Four Fuels Using A Fabricated Thrust Dyno!

Now this is BangShifty as hell. You are going to watch an RC sized jet engine get dyno tested on four different fuels to see which one makes the most power. How do you dyno test a thrust engine? To...

These Solid State Relays From MSD Will Cleanup Your Wiring, While Making It More Reliable, And Faster Acting

When MSD first came out with these solid state relays, I was in love. These blocks simplify wiring of relays by combining some of the wiring into one unit that effectively replaces four separate...

Ballin’ On A Budget: Bentley Releases New “Base” Model 2022 Bentayga S For The More Reasonable Billionaires

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you wealthy enough to be able to afford an ultra-luxe SUV like the Bentley Bentayga but not quite wealthy enough to afford the Speed model with the W12 and the highest...