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

Best of 2018: Watch This Time Lapse Of Santa Pod’s Complete Concrete Resurfacing Job

I have often professed my love of Santa Pod Raceway, the famed English drag strip that I have never actually been to. It’s been the site of some great history and it serves as the European...

Best of 2018: 1963 Chevrolet Film Touting Their Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks Is Great

With Chevrolet’s recent announcement that they were jumping back into the medium duty truck segment with fresh models for the first time since 2009, we thought it was a fun exercise to go...

Fabulous Floppers: This Excerpt From The Vintage 1980s Diamond P Video Is An Amazing Pocket History Of Funny Cars

Just when you think you’ve seen them all! This is a 10-minute excerpt from a video called Fabulous Floppers that was made in the early 1980s. The best part is that this is the section of the...

Donut Media Tells The Story of The Cummins Engine Company – Good History With A Twist

Donut Media makes some pretty good stuff. Their videos are wide ranging and touch on a load of different automotive areas. The one we have posted below tells the story of the Cummins Engine Company...

Weekend Warriors: This 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Epic Story Time: Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill Talk About How Things Were Done Back In The Day

Three of drag racing’s most legendarily intense competitors sitting around and telling stories. This is the kind of stuff that you cannot pay to see. Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill...

Classic YouTube: Tanner Foust, Shredding The Cheese With A Drift Car

Did you ever hear of the show “Masters of Champions”? Probably not…only a small handful of episodes were aired by ABC before the plug got pulled. I never watched it, but from what I...

Tuesday Moment Of Zen: Watch Charlie Baker Slide His Racing Big Rig Around Fayetteville, NC Circa 1986

Few men were faster, few men were more fearsome, and few men were harder driving during the golden age of the Great American Truck Racing series than Charlie Baker. Whether on asphalt or dirt, the...

This 1960s WABCO Motor Grader Operator Film Is Retro Cool Heavy Equipment History

In today’s world we have YouTube to teach us everything from how to make nitromethane in a laboratory to auto mechanics. You can see people doing just about every task on God’s green...

Classic YouTube: Dr. Yes And The 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-396

Oh, what’s a hero to do when his extremely well-worn 1957 DeSoto kicks the bucket in a pile of bright orange smoke? He heeds the urging of a road sign that couldn’t be more clued in if...

Classic YouTube: Fast Fred Cavasini’s 1934 Ford Tearing The Hides Off!

There are some cars that ooze evil. They rock when the throttle is tapped. They lunge when the gear is selected. They have a threatening exhaust note that grabs your attention like a strangler...

Great Video: This Profile Of Mark Micke, Jason Carter, And The World’s Most Bad To The Bone 1978 Malibu Rules!

Paul Bunyan had Babe, his trusty blue ox. Jason Carter and Mark Micke have their blue 1978 Chevy Malibu, which stands as the baddest Radial vs The World car in the history of the class and one of the...

Gearhead History Video: This Look At The Allison Engine Company Jet Program In 1950 Is Fantastic

There are lots of things that we take for granted in life that have not been around all that long. Turbine engines are one of them. Jet planes changed the world in many ways and their development was...

Tough Guy Video: Could YOU Work A Massive Drop Hammer All-Day, Everyday?

There are loads of people who have physically, mentally, or otherwise demanding jobs…and then there’s this. What you are going to see is a massive drop hammer being used to forge glowing...