Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, CRASH & BURN, Videos

Found The Fuse! This Pontiac Tempest Throws A Temper Tantrum And Breaks Heavily!

In racing, you need to have a “fuse”. That is the part of the power pathway between the engine and the tires that is going to give up first when the insane amount of forces being exerted...

A Lesson In Sportsmanship: Checking On The Other Guy After A Big Crash

Sportsmanship is a virtue that tends to get lost in translation when it comes to racing. To the outside perspective, the individuals in the machines are rivals and are locked in a kind of combat...

Calm Down, Turbo: This Mazda RX-3 Got Way Too Excited And Flipped (onto) It’s Lid!

Small car, short wheelbase, big power always equates to “twitchy” being used as an adjective to describe the handling characteristics. The more power applied, the more insane the handling...

Your Day Isn’t Today: Racing Mishaps From All Over The World!

Drivers take all of the risk when they choose to race. It doesn’t matter if you are pro, semi-pro or it’s your first lap or run down the strip…it’s all on you when you suit...

Having A Bad Day? This Compilation Of 1980s Drag Racing Wreckage And Calamity Will Set You Right

Now here’s the cure for the common bad day. Every moment of this video below is filled with someone who was having a worse day than you about 30 years ago. From Mike Dunn wrecking the Hawaiian...

Crazy, Dumb Fun Video: Backwards Racing At Beech Ridge Speedway Is Flipping Awesome (Literally)

Thanks to the Carbon Video channel on YouTube we have this absolute gem of a film to show you. What you are about to see is a highlight reel of backwards racing action from Beech Ridge Speedway in...

Doing It Wrong Video: Watch This Cackling Funny Car Throw The Rods Out And Put On A Flame Show

Now, this is both a scary example and a valuable lesson regarding stuff that burns nitro. The scary example part is when the engine barfs the rods out the bottom and throws fire all over the place...

The Don’t Cringe Challenge: Check Out These Saves And Near Misses From Urban Hillbilly Video!

Don’t you love it when someone goes on and on about how easy drag racing is? Look…just because there isn’t a corner or two to deal with does not mean that everything is a walk in...

Brutality: Watch How Much Abuse A Jeep Grand Cherokee Can Take Before It Dies

When the Jeep Grand Cherokee debuted in the early 1990s, I though it was awesome…and many other people did too. Nevermind Bob Lutz driving one through plate glass in Detroit to announce...

Crazy Video, Crazier Story: Michigan Circle Track Worker Loses Foot In Tractor Incident – Tractor Runs Free On Circle Track

This is one of those stories that will really make you cringe. For starters, we are glad that the man involved will be OK, if not completely intact. While details about how this whole mess got...

Not Quite The Holiday Road: Caravan Racing In Britain Is Pure Mayhem!

It’s not like regular short-track amateur racing is dangerous enough. Everybody is looking out for Number One and only Number One, and everybody else can either pack it up and go home or...

This 1966 Video Shows A Weird Form Of Stock Car Racing At Brands Hatch In England – A Yank Wins!

While America may have invented “stock car racing” the product has gone global over the decades with each area of the world and even separate countries putting their own spin on the...

Lift, Man, Lift! Watch This Fox Body Fly At A Grudge Race In South Carolina!

I understand how passion and emotions can get the better of a racer when ego and reputation are on the line. That’s when you see all the stops come out and we get videos showing cars going...

Classic Bristol Video: Watch Doug Foxworth Suffer A Blow Over At IHRA Bristol In 1993 – Crazy Story!

This weekend, one of the world’s best and most stunning drag strips, Bristol Dragway will host the NHRA Fitzgerald USA Thunder Valley Nationals. The track that opened in 1965 and sits in a...