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

Here’s Some Words That Shouldn’t Be In The Same Sentence: Flat-Footed Downshifts!

I’m not a professional driver, despite what the voices in my head have to say on the subject, but I do know how to run a manual transmission. Most of the lessons I’ve learned when it...

Heads Up: Guy Films Buddy Spinning Donuts In The Dirt Buddy Flings Rock Into Camera Guy’s Face.

One person, in the car, driving like an ass equals one person involved when things go wrong. One person in the car plus one person outside of the car means someone can be hurt regardless of the...

Looks Familiar: A Crash Collection That Has Less Problems Than 2020 Has Had!

I hesitate to tempt fate by saying that this year has been one for the books because the only certain thing this year is that any plans that you might have had at the beginning of the year are...

Off-Side: Passenger-Side Offset Crash Tests For New Pickup Trucks

Pickup trucks composed 69% of the U.S. new vehicle sales at the beginning of 2019. Sixty-nine percent. They’ve replaced the SUV, the minivan, the station wagon and even the midsize sedan as the...

Classic YouTube: The Karl Reindler/Steve Owen Crash At The 2011 Perth Super Sprint at Barbagallo

Anybody who races goes onto the track knowing, in their heads and hearts, that what they are doing is dangerous. There is no denying that fact…many people have died chasing speed, from the...

Caption This: Risk Assessment? Never Heard Of Him.

DD Form 2977, “Deliberate Risk Assessment Worksheet”. What is it? In Army lingo, it’s a form that is used to identify, analyze and mitigate risks for everything from something as...

Ibuprofen Won’t Help: Barbie Jeep Racing From The 2020 Rednecks With Paychecks Event In Texas

We all have our guilty pleasures…a song you wouldn’t admit to liking that you jam out to every time it comes in when you’re alone in the car, a food that you shouldn’t eat for...

Down In A Hole: How Do You Recover An XJ That’s Sinking To China?

Rule number one of off-roading: NEVER, EVER go alone! That was slammed into my head the first time I ever went on a poker run with my little Honda Trail 70 back in the day, and it became gospel when...

What Does It Look Like When A Car Is Sent Into A Tree At 55 Miles An Hour? Simply Put, Bad.

Car at speed plus trees equals bad time for everyone involved. Nobody will question that logic. A tree of decent size and girth, will stop a car right in it’s tracks and only show a scar on...

Incredible Video: These Rocket Failures From The 1950s and 1960s At Vandenberg AFB Show The Rocky Road To Space

A few weeks ago I posted a video showing rocket engine failures from the Redstone, Titan, Atlas, and other rocket project families. This time I’m showing you something even more mechanically...

High Speed Exit: Watch This Porsche Hurtle Off The Course At Mid-Ohio Backwards At High Speed!

There’s some awesome fun to be had at track days, right? Getting out there in your car, ripping some laps, working on your cornering and braking techniques, etc. These are days where it’s...

Classic YouTube: Derrick Cope’s Tremendous Tire Explosion At Watkins Glen In 2016

Mangled sheetmetal at a NASCAR race isn’t exotic. In fact, many consider it a rite of passage to finish the race with a rear bumper that’s been tapped more times than a keg, doors that...

Classic YouTube: This Mazda 323GTX Overcooks A Jump At The 1993 Fenceline III SCCA Pro Rallysprint

Yes, that 1988 Mazda 323GTX is really as high up in the air as it appears. Yes, it crashed back to Earth, and yes, it hurt. This footage was taken at the 1993 Fenceline III SCCA Pro Rallysprint in...

One Bad Launch: Watch This Motorcycle Drag Racer In Bolivia Take Out The Scoreboard, The Tree, and Nearly The Starter! DOH!

We have seen some rough launches at the drag strip before but when a guy on a motorcycle can take out the tree, the scoreboards, and nearly kill the starter all in one fell swoop, that’s a new...