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

Streak Stopper: Watch Dean Skuza Shut Down John Force At The 1997 NHRA Gatornationals

It’s really hard to conceive of just how dominant John Force was in the world of nitro funny car racing during the 1990s but this video gives us a little glimpse. Coming into the 1997 NHRA...

Coolest Porsche Ever! The Singer All-Terrain Competition Study Is 450hp Of Wonderful Engineering

There’s something incredible that happens when talented craftsmen and engineers are turned loos on a project with seemingly no restrictions. That is doubly true if the project is designed to...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride Down The Strip In This 327ci Chevy Powered, Muncie M-22 Roaring Nova!

This is not an American Powertrain Parting Shift that’s chock full of tricky shifting, some gazillion dollar car, or a big rig with six shift levers coming up through the floor. Nope, this is...

Hot Shoe: Watch Kenji Okazaki Suffer A Massive Funny Car Fire At Houston In 1993 – Some Never Before Seen Video

There are certain truth in drag racing that are absolute. The first one to the finish line wins in a heads up race, header flames are awesome, and if you race a nitro funny car your ass is going to...

Incredible: Watch The 1970 Ferrari 512S Pininfarina Modulo Concept Car Run and Drive Around The Track!

There are times when rich guys do annoying things with cars, right? They do stuff that might not fit our taste or they do stuff that’s just lame and bad for their own edification. Well as the...

Flying Fords, Furious Noise: Here’s The 10 Best Ford Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020

Ford’s history in motorsports is very well documented. From the earliest days of Henry taking on Mr. Winton and kicking his ass to guys like Barney Oldfield setting speed records on ice in the...

Nostalgia No Pre Drag Racing In 1994: The Attempted Revival Of Half Moon Bay Drag Strip Was A Wild Affair (Video)

From the 1950s through the late 1960s, California’s Half Moon Bay Drag Strip was a well known spot around the country. All the big hitters competed there, the place was close to sea level and...

The Price of Freedom: Cleetus Goes Through The Costs, Repairs, and Investment In The Freedom Factory – Track Repairs Begin!

There are plenty of people who don’t “get” Cleetus McFarland and his influence on the youth movement in hot rodding these days. They see a goofball guy who does stunty things with...

Gasser Greatness: This 1932 Ford Gasser Has Amazing History and A Killer Backstory – You’ll Love This

How often have we said, “Man, if only this car could talk!” in relation to a killer car that much be chock full of cool stories that no one knows. What if, instead of the car talking we...

Colossus Cleveland: This 1,000hp Naturally Aspirated Cleveland Ford Is A Hardcore Work In Progress

Man, this is a day of cool engines! This time we are taking a look at an Australian built Cleveland Ford that makes 1,000+ naturally aspirated horsepower. Higgins Race Heads is responsible for the...

Wild Video: Ride Along As This Turbocharged Mopar Small Block Powered Valiant Wrecks Hard In Argentina

We have showed you videos previously of the awesome V8 Turbo Valiant which races in Argentina. Well, this stick shifted hellacious little car got banged up really bad recently and they had cameras ta...

NHRA Insider: An Author, A Racer, and A Look Inside The Biggest Stories of 2021

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Elana Scherr the author of “Don Prudhomme, My Life Beyond The 1320” joins host Brian Lohnes to talk about making this amazing book and the...

Breaking The Barrier: John Force and Dan Hood Relive The Day Of The 150th Victory At Seattle 2019 – Cool Video

This was a day that hardcore NHRA drag racing fans will never forget. I sure as hell will never forget it because it was bedlam, insanity, and completely freaking nuts. The race was the NHRA...

Nitro Time Machine: Richard Tharp and Shirley Muldowney Take Their Top Fuel Blood Feud To The 1983 Columbus Final

In drag racing, as in life, we all have people that we just don’t like. Sometimes that dislike simmers below the surface but lots of times it doesn’t. There wasn’t a drag racing fan...