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

Spraying At The Hit Video: Nitrous and Traction Equal Death For A Universal Joint and Floor

So there’s something completely awesome about a nitrous guy who brings it all in at once. If you are a nitrous racer, you know what we mean. The fact that your performance is dictated on how...

Video: Crampton, Beckman, Line, Savoie, All Take Initial NHRA Countdown Wins At Maple Grove

The start of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship at Maple Grove Raceway was one of the most topsy-turvy NHRA Mello Yello Series National Events in years. Fernando Cuadra went to the final round in...

Safety In 1975 Video: Watch Race Drivers And Regular People Talk About The Wonder Of Seatbelts 40+ Years Ago

There’s something to be said for seatbelts. We all went through a phase in our lives when putting on a seatbelt was like admitting you enjoyed Culture Club music in the 1980s. It was shameful...

Amazing Historical Video: Listen To Amazing Audio From Breedlove and Arfons During Their 1960s Land Speed Duel – Incredible Peek Into History

We show lots of old videos here on BangShift and some of them are silent. I normally am not too busted about that because the moving pictures are so compelling to look at you can get around the lack...

Classic YouTube: “Winning In Style”, The Story Of Austin-Rover’s Motorsports Activities In The 1980s

BLMC collapsed in 1975 and was nationalized into British Leyland. British Leyland had plenty of troubles through the remainder of the 1970s that had plenty to do with union leader Derek Robinson, and...

Inside The Shop: This Video Featuring Kelly Racing In Australia Is An Amazing Look At Supercar Competition

We always talk about how we dig the Aussie Supercar series around here but the long story is that we don’t know a whole lot about the series outside of the fact that the cars make good noise...

Big Iron In The Twists: This Video From The 1965 NASCAR Race At Riverside Is Awesome

Racing stock cars on road courses is not only fun, its historic. Back in the 1960s, the tour famously ran at Riverside, California and this footage from the 1965 race is freaking awesome. Huge cars...

Video: Dave Marcus and Dale Jr. – A Fun And Awesome Conversation You Can Watch

Of all the people I have been able to meet and interact with in the world of racing, Dave Marcus towers over the crowd. I got to know Dave when he was racing his stock car at the ECTA Meets we held...

Watch This Toyota Supra Scream Out 750 Rear Wheel Horsepower With A Trunk Monkey Installed

There’s been loads of talk about the new Toyota Supra that has made a big splash in the media and in Toyota dealerships. That car seems really good, seems really fun, and seems like it does...

Babs: The Incredible Story Of A Land Speed Record Holding Car That Was Buried For 42 Years!

Burying stuff is a very human thing, right? The word can be used in a multitude of different contexts, the act itself is kind of symbolic of a lot of stuff, and usually whatever gets buried is put...

Video: Watch Chad Green’s Horrendous Ride At The 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals

About five days into the 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals, there’s a level of fatigue and tiredness that begins to settle over the whole place. Racers, fans, and even the people working...

They Won Indy: John Force, Alex Laughlin, Jerry Savoie, Doug Kalitta – Video Here

It was a Chevrolet Performance US Nationals for the books last week as the world of NHRA drag racing went back, for the 65th time to its roots at the biggest race of the year. Weather and on-track...

304.77 Miles Per Hour: Watch As A Modified Bugatti Chiron Lays Down The Number!

Let’s get one asterisk out of the way now: the Bugatti Chiron that went over the 300 MPH mark at Ehra-Lessien isn’t production car material. It’s 25mm longer than a stock Chiron,...

That’s Not Supposed To Do That: This 13-second Ford Escort GT Is A Surprise For Anyone…Who Doesn’t See That Huge Intercooler!

To date, my best quarter-mile time is a 13.61 second pass, running a 2006 Ford Mustang GT in the cool nighttime air at the now-dead Speedworld strip in Arizona. Not too bad for a mostly stock Mustang...