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

Wild Video: Watch Randy Merick And Jim Phillips Tangle At The 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags

All the horsepower, not much wheelbase, and a blazing hot race track can really complicate things for competitors as Randy Merick and Jim Phillips found out last weekend a the 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags...

QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Final Round Video: Watch John Force, Billy Torrence, and Aaron Stanfield Win At Epping!

It was a day of fresh faces and grizzled veterans collecting victories at New England Dragway last Sunday at the conclusion of the 2021 NHRA New England Nationals. Young Aaron Stanfield continues to...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Footage From Edgewater Sports Park In The Early 1970s Is Fantastic

Now here’s the good stuff! You are going to travel back in time to the early 1970s at Ohio’s Edgewater Sports Park to see a load of great cars attacking the historic track’s...

Lotus By The Numbers: 10 Of The Greatest Lotus Models Ever Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood

Colin Chapman did not invent the idea of building very, very light race cars but he certainly took it to places and measures no one had ever seen with Lotus. During the 1960s and 1970s the cars were...

Squarebody Cinema: Check Out This Salesman Training Video On 1974-75 Chevrolet Trucks

Yes, we do want the “Dooley” as much as you do, but that’s jumping ahead. One of the greatly ironic naming conventions in automotive history belongs to GM and the line of trucks...

Back To The Track: This Look Back At The 1990 Shelby Can-Am Shows A Program That Launched Careers

As much as we like to think we know stuff about racing around here, sometimes we are confronted by the fact that we don’t know as much as we’d like. Proof is this video below which shows...

7s On Skinnies – This Aussie Datsun Truck Runs 7.90 With A 225 Tire on The Back!

It was of course the great Colin Chapman who defined his philosophy on race car building as “simplify and add lightness”. If we met the owner of this awesome little Datsun truck in...

The Walk of Fame: Feats Of Human Strength At The Pick A Part’s $59.99 Carry Out Day

It is one of the enduring promotions that wrecking yards across the country run from time to time. “Everything you can carry out for $59.99.” This video is awesome proof of the lengths...

Video: This Blown Big Block Chevy Powered Trip Hammer Is Awesome Overkill

Trip hammers are cool machines designed to literally smash and bash whatever is placed in them flat. In the case of this video it appears to be a thick piece of solid steel bar stock that gets...

Banned: These Eight Banned Race Cars Are Some Of The Coolest To Ever Run Up The Hill At Goodwood

Is being banned the most sincere form of flattery in racing? Sure it sucks for the cars, teams, engineers, and backers that created something highly innovative and likely effective but it immediately...

Power Slide: Watch Thomas Fletcher Spin The Family 1969 Camaro At Epping And Hit NOTHING

This is one of the most wild and dramatic pieces of stock eliminator video ever caught on camera. You are about to see Peter Biondo and Thomas Fletcher cross the finish line at Epping during the 2016...

Amazing Video: Watch The Detailed, Involved, and Super Interesting Process Of Building A Tiny Connecting Rod!

We have long loved videos featuring miniature engines around here. The craftsmanship, the time, the precision, and the creativity that go into them are all great things. Normally great things...

Underdog Greatness: Watch Kosty Ivanof’s Incredible Trip To The 1979 NHRA US Nationals

He was a little known racer with a strange name from Boston, but on Labor Day Weekend 1979, Kosty Ivanof became one of the most awesome stories in NHRA funny car racing history. Why? As you will see...