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

Nitro Time Machine: The Day Don Campanello Tasted Pro Stock Glory At The 1986 Gatornationals

Don Campanello was a 1980s pro stock racer from New Jersey who was a stalwart on the tour, especially for the eastern parts of it. He was not a guy who necessarily had the raw horsepower of someone...

Historical Footage: The 1975 Chryslers Advertisement – A Calm Voice Covering A Panicking Company

No, it’s not Ricardo Montalban, but the voice-over for this television commercial for the 1975 Chryslers has many of the same qualities: caramel-smooth and calm delivery in a bass tone. The...

Let Nicky Grist Tell You A Tale About Colin McRae: A Trashed Escort And A Sketchy Jump!

Rally drivers are a special breed. They have to be masters of car control that do not possess a self-preservation instinct. This is what it takes for a man to hop into an overpowered rocket and go...

American Export: This Early 1960s Video About Proler Automated Car Dismantling Plants Is Awesome!

Up until Hymie, Izzy, Jackie, and Izzy Proler came up with the idea of creating a massive plant that would take junk cars back down to their base elements, the process was draconian. Junkyards would...

Historical Footage: The 1970 American Motors Model Lineup Commercial – “What Would You Do?”

This wasn’t a swipe at the famous speech from the movie “Patton”, now was it? You can’t blame American Motors for reaching to whatever length they felt they needed in order to...

The Wild Wonderful World Of Auto Racing Is The Best Video You’ll See Today – Check Out Racing In 1969

Welp, you should probably just go ahead and quit working for the next half hour because once you press play below you are going to get sucked in to a black-hole vortex of awesome known as The Wild...

The Land The Man and White: This White Tractor Promotional Video Was Made As The Company Was Going Broke

From the Iowa factory to the testing fields, this video from White, made in 1980 it is a look inside what the world of American industry looked like back then. Of course this is a sales film for the...

First to 250: Watch The Pontiac Powered Boss Bird Nitro Funny Car Run 5.87/250mph at Norwalk!

Milestones in drag racing come in all forms. We have seen dragsters do stuff over the years, we have seen funny cars break speed records, but one of the things we have not seen a lot of in recent...

Weird Car On A Dead Track: 1985 Plymouth Colt Turbo Tested At Bridgehampton

The magic of the 1980s was that there were weird cars kind of falling out of the sky on a regular basis. Today, that does not happen anymore. There are very few surprises out there. People have their...

Classic Wreckage Video: This 1992 Monster Truck, Pulling, and Mud Bog Crash Compilation Is A Whammy Bar Good Time

Let’s be kids again, shall we? This trip back to 1992 is great because we don’t just see the biggest names of the monster truck world engaged in battle, we see the top pullers, and the...

Classic YouTube: When Dan Gurney Sold Toyota Celicas That We’d Love To Own Now

Lately, I’ve been on a kick for a 1980s rear-drive Toyota Celica. Actually, I’ve been thinking about Toyota’s answer for a light and nimble coupe ever since I found one powered by a...

1979 Bathurst 1000 Video: This Film With Peter Brock Calling His Own Lap and Chris Economaki Reporting Rules!

There are few races on planet Earth that we want to attend more than the Bathurst 1000 in Australia. The event has a legacy, it has awesome cars, and most importantly it has one of the neatest tracks...

Video: Gentle Giants – Big Horsepower Tractors Of The 1970s From Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver

While passenger cars and trucks were being stripped of their manhood by government regulations in the early 1970s, farmers across America were transitioning into an era where horsepower was king....

This Clip From The 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway In England – The Cars Rule!

This is some awesome drag racing video that we’d never spotted before today. You are going to check out a short clip from the 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway in England. Names that...