Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Half-Mile Racing In Puerto Rico At The PR500 – Can You Say Hellcat Pickup?

Am I jealous that 1320Video packed up and went to Puerto Rico in the middle of winter? Yep. Can I blame them? No, not really. Half-mile racing going off this early in the year sounds pretty sweet to...

This 1970s Formula Vee Promotional Film Is Brilliant – The Class Continues Strong Today!

There are certain things that happen in racing which are so well designed and so well thought out that the make as much sense as 1+1=2. One of those things is Formula Vee. The open wheel racing class...

Morning Symphony: A Coyote-Powered 1987 Cougar Ripping Around Sears Point

(Photo: DW Burnett via Drunken Squirrel Racing) Color me shocked: very few people bother with 1987-88 Mercury Cougars as a fun vehicle. I can find a few builds from old CarDomain pages, and there is...

Video: This Feature On The Summers Brothers Goldenrod Is Mandatory Must Watch Stuff

In the pantheon of legitimately amazing hot rods, there are cars that stand above the crowd. Machines that represent the pinnacle of achievement for their age. Machines that represent the pinnacle of...

Video: Back In The Late 1980s 4-Wheel Steering Was The Gadget Of The Day – Remember The Mazda 626 4WS

As a young whippersnapper in the waning days of the 1980s I remember reading about, with some awe, rear wheel steering equipped cars. Not just the era’s big dollar exotics, but Japanese cars...

Life Insurance…Check: 72 Miles An Hour In A Go-Kart? Seems Safe Enough To Us!

Outside of the one-off builds like the infamous Gixxerkart, when would you expect to see a go-kart ripping past the wall at Interstate speeds? We aren’t talking shifter karts, either, just your...

Classic YouTube: The Fort St. John Rally Race Of 2010 – $200 Beaters Romping In British Columbia

Fort St. John, British Columbia is a little north of the center of the province and on the eastern edge, parked along the Alaska Highway at Mile 47. Other than being a transportation hub of sorts,...

Frequent Flyer Miles: J.Malcom’s G-Body Wheelie Collection Of 2018

Title pretty much says it all, doesn’t it? Down South, racers adore the GM G-body. A decent sized package with a bit of wheelbase to it, with an engine bay that will swallow up just about any...

No Margin For Error: This 1968 Film From Autolite Follows Road Racing, NASCAR, Desert Racing, and More

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned promotional film from the late 1960s to brighten our day around here and this is one of the best. The opening sequence alone is freaking awesome with...

Blitzkrieg: Watch A Series Of Porsche Engines Make Dyno Pulls – 200hp Through 900hp!

When it comes to cool engines, one cannot deny that the Porsche legacy of flat power plants is among the top. These varied nature of their size, their power output, their displacement, and even the...

The Twin Turbocharged Good Luck Charm: This Video Profile Of A Ferrari F40 and Its Owner Rules

I guess this is the day where we share you all the truly beautiful automotive video that we can find, eh? In this video we meet a 1991 Ferrari F40 and its owner, a guy who loves the car, loves...

This Gears and Gasoline Video About NHRA Drag Racing Is Ridiculously Well Made – Good Watch

Now THIS is a cool video. Made by the Gasoline and Gears YouTube channel it features the top fuel dragster and nitro funny car of the Force sisters. We’re guessing this thing was bankrolled by...

Historic Video: The Race Of Two Words Was Run At Monza in 1957 and 1958 – USA vs The World!

It is an event that has all but been forgotten by history. An international race so wild that during the first running, most of the teams pulled out of competition after qualifying. An event that...

The American Powertrain Tuesday Shift: A Supercharged Straight Eight, A Clutch Pedal, And A Hill Climb

We live in an exceptionally neat age where things we see on a magazine page will suddenly roar to life in front of our very eyes in video form. That’s exactly what you are about to watch. The...