Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Drag Strip Time Machine: Watch The 1989 NHRA Fall Nationals From Dallas Right Here

This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series tour lands in Ennis, Texas at the fabled Texas Motorplex. This event has been part of the NHRA landscape for many years and the 1989 race was one...

C4 All-Star Video: When Motor Week Tested A 1990 Corvette ZR-1 and Callaway Twin Turbo We Got A Look At The Future

Right now, the C4 Corvette kind of owns the “bargain basement price” Corvette category. As these things go, every generation of car has its ups and downs in desirability, in value, and in...

Video: Stevie Fast Jackson Wins NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Title – Takes Aim With Champagne

What is greatness? This is an age-old question that comes up in every sporting endeavor. Is it just winning? Is it winning with a panache that others do not have? Is it winning with the expectation...

Flyin’ Film: This 1960s Promotional Piece For The Piper Cherokee Is Awesome – Personal Aviation Was Booming!

As the US economy boomed in the 1960s, loads of new markets and opportunities opened up for people and companies. The personal aviation industry, like other places in the transportation segment of...

Historical Footage: Plymouth Television Ads From 1967-1971 – GTX, Road Runners And More!

In the later 1960s and early 1970s, Plymouth’s place in the Mopar hierarchy as the hand-me-down cheap brand was being quickly overshadowed by their position as the cheap performance brand. No...

Classic YouTube: Working A 1926 Ford Model TT On The Farm

Farm life will work some strength into you one way or another. Hauling feed, hauling hay, packing around tools, wrenching, field work…whether you want to or not, you will get strong. Every hour...

We Ride Like Gentlemen: Driving The Mille Miglia In A Blower Bentley

The perfect car trip isn’t just about making it from start to finish in one piece. You can have a spectacular trip but be in the wrong car for it…case in point, I drove the northern half...

Engine Building Video: How Babbit Bearings Are Poured And Some Legit Tricks In How To Build A Model A Four Banger

A short while back we showed you the Hagerty Redline Rebuild video that was focused around the reconstruction of a Model A Ford four cylinder. This was initially an engine that was built literally at...

Video: NASCAR Riverside In 1965 – Gurney Dominates, Foyt Breaks His Back, The Mopars Boycott

It’s something to see videos like this. I have been immersed in reading about the history of the Indy 500 and other 1960s racing series as of late and the familiar cannon of names that competed...

Laughing Legends: Listen To Bobby Unser and Parnelli Jones Tell Stories About Andy Granatelli

When it comes to American racing legends, they don’t come a whole bunch bigger than Bobby Unser and Parnelli Jones. These are two guys who won in all the stuff that they ever drove and they...

Drag Strip Time Machine Video: A Day At Great Lakes Dragaway Circa 1977 – Top Fuel, Pro Stock, More!

There are few tracks in the world of drag racing that have the history, the feel, and the outright awesomeness of Great Lakes Dragway in Union Grove, Wisconsin. Sure the place may be a little rough...

Video: The FoxJet Was The 1970s Mini-Corporate Jet That Was Set To Change The World, But Didn’t

There are certain ideas that come along which make perfect sense, seem to have the right people behind them, and then ultimately evaporate into nothing for varied reasons. Well, the FoxJet is kind of...

The Steam Dream: This 1969 Film Is Full Of Promise, Hope, and A Distinct Lack Of Reality – William Lear’s Dream

In the past we have told you about William Lear’s ill-fated attempt to build a steam powered version of a 1969 Dodge Polara to have the California highway patrol test out. Well, as it turns out...

Retro Review: The 1990 VW Corrado G60 Was An Oddly Supercharged Zinger That Led The Company’s Resurgence

We hate when we forget about cars, but thankfully there’s the internet to remind us of their existence. While we remembered the VW Corrado (mainly because we knew a guy in college who owned...