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

Quarantine Piece Theater: 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...

Theoretical Fun: How The Bloodhound LSR Car Would Do In A Drag Race Against An F1 Car, A Bugatti, and A Normal Road Car

We’re a few weeks into this whole lockdown deal and one of the impressive things that’s happened is that people in the automotive media world have gotten pretty freaking creative on how...

QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

QuarantinePiece Theater: Monster Truck and Pulling Show From Indianapolis Circa 1989 – Truck Pull Drag Racing!

This is greatness. You are going to see a really well produced video from a 1989 Monster Truck and pulling show that was held in Indianapolis circa 1989. Indy is a motorsports obsessed city that...

Attacking A Water Park With A Fleet Of RC Cars, Trucks, And Boats Looks Like A Riot! Traxxas Gets To Have All The Fun!

While we are all sheltering in place in order to hopefully stave off COVID-19, I know that folks are wishing they were out having some fun. Water parks are fun. But they definitely don’t want...

Stop Your Whining!!! Do Burnouts At Home While Your Stuck Waiting Out The Virus And Send In Video! Finnegan Did!

DISCLAIMER: We are not legal experts, do this at your own risk. Crash your junk in your driveway doing burnouts? On you. Get the cops called and have to try not to get arrested? On you. Get fined for...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Watch Ayrton Senna Attack Monaco In 1990 – Fast. Loud, and Violent

When you see a Formula One car working on the track at full speed, there’s a certain grace and composure that comes along with it, right? They do not bounce, heave, or look untoward when they...

Angry Italian: This Vega Drag Car From Italy Has A Tunnel Rammed Big Block, Vertical Zoomies, and It’s Quick!

Italy has been the center of the news for not great reasons over the last few weeks as the country has been in the grips of the Coronavirus epidemic. Italy is a beautiful country who’s people...

Did Craig Breedlove Get Ripped Off By Carroll Shelby? This Video Tells The Fascinating Tale Of How It Happened!

The world of motorsports is filled with the most awesome stories that one could ever imagine. Just when you think that they couldn’t get any better, weirder, or more interesting, they do. Case...

Looks Like Garbage, Runs Like Stink: This Little Aussie Mazda 323 Station Wagon Is Basic And Runs 8.50s!

If there’s anything more fun than a (mostly) stock bodied car on a narrow tire running middle eights on a drag strip, I’d really like to know about it. From Drag Week to the various 8.50...

Show and Go: This 1986 Pulling Footage Rules Because Of Awesome Trucks, Big Revs, and Showmanship

Now this is some awesome video fun! Let’s take a trip back to 1986 and act like a fly on the wall of this truck pull. The class we are going to watch is the 6,200lb Modified four wheel drive...

Drag Racing Update Video: What Happened In Drag Racing Last Week? More Than You Think!

In my work for the NHRA, I have been keeping tabs on stuff that’s been going on around the sport of drag racing. While we might not be racing currently, it doesn’t mean that...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: 8mm Footage Set To Classical Music From The 1964 NHRA US Nationals!

This is one of those videos that you watch when you know you have the drag racing thing bad. Why? Well it is some really amazing 8mm footage set to classical music from the 1964 NHRA Nationals. The...

Ride On The Roll Bar Of An Awesome 1960s Formula Junior At Goodwood – Small Engine, No Weight, and Speed!

We love the minimalist nature of the 1960s Formula One cars. Sure, they were dangerous as hell and could not survive a rough contact with curbing let alone a shunt with a fixed object but they sure...