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

Vintage Video: This News Report From The 1981 AHRA World Finals Is Cool!

The spectator numbers are surely weird, the news reporter is a little confused, but this news report from the 1981 AHRA World Finals is awesome. Why? It shows all of the final rounds and includes...

Flywheel Explosion Video: Watch This Ratty Looking Chevy Get Violent – The Shield Saved Him!

This is one of those videos that proves you really never know what’s going to happen, no matter the budget or level of motorsport competition is taking place. This is a tug of war contest...

Watch The Extreme E Shootout Race And Grand Prix Highlights From The Saudi Arabian Desert

They may be electric powered, but that doesn’t mean the action isn’t as hot and heavy as any other head to head off-road racing in the world. The Extreme E series is some seriously fun...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ripping A Doug Nash 5-Speed Behind A 408ci Ford In A Fox!

We admire brute simplicity around here. Why? Because we live in a world that currently thrives on complication. Amazingly advanced systems that have taken performance on the street, the road course,...

Want To Know It All About Horsepower? Watch This – Interesting History And A Look Ahead

Horsepower is our measuring stick for so much around here at BangShift. Whether an engine is performing up to snuff, how sad the cars were in the 1970s, the entertainment value of different vehicles,...

Drag Racing Valhalla Video: Mind-Blowing 1960s Footage From Maple Grove, Cecil County, Atco, and York, Featuring Every Hero!

This is one of the most amazing compilations of 1960s drag racing footage we have ever seen…and we have seen a little bit. There is no sound as it is all 8mm stuff but the visuals are...

Aussie Sleeper: Watch This Holden Commodore With A Turbocharged Stock Bottom End LS Rip Low 9s At 150+

This video makes us happy in all the ways. Why? Firstly it shows that drag racing is not just roaring back to life here in the USA in 2021, but it is doing the same in Australia. Secondly it shows...

Incredible Video: The Most Awesome Raw Pontiac Trans-Am Racing Footage You Have Ever Seen Or Heard!

This is absolutely incredible video that shows Trans-Am racing in its raw, loud, and bad ass form from 1970. Even more awesome than that, it shows a team, a driver, and a moment in time that is...

All The Torque: Watch This Electrified 1967 Mustang Make More Than 2,300 lb-ft On A Hub Dyno

We’ve all had it beaten into our skulls that the advantage of an electric motor over an internal combustion engine is instant torque. The real question then becomes in a performance application...

NHRA Nitro Time Machine LIVE: Watch RIGHT HERE At 3PM Eastern TODAY – 1989 Southern Nats with Antron Brown and Clay Millican

We’re going to be having some big fun here this afternoon at 3pm eastern time when we relive the 1989 NHRA Southern Nationals with Antron Brown and Clay Millican. We’ll be watching the...

Good Watch: This Video Shows Two Cars That Are California Legally Engine Swapped – Interesting Stuff

In so many ways, California is the place that birthed hot rodding, right? In so many ways, California seems to be on the bleeding edge of places trying to choke it out, right? Yeah we feel the same...

Dumb Or Fun: This Guy Bought An Old 350 Powered Boss Hoss Motorcycle, Cruised And Reviewed It!

My relationship with motorcycles has been well documented here. It’s weird in the fact that I am fascinated by them but have no desire to actually own or operate one. This is doubly true for...

Chasing Perfection: Movie Car Chases Have Come A Long Way Because Of Creative Gearheads (Video)

There’s nothing like a legit car chase in a movie, right? We can go right down the line of some of the greats and they have all ben talked about, analyzed, broken down, and beat into dust. But...

The Evolution Of Power: This History of F1 Engine Development Is A Really Fun Watch

If there is one thing that really can’t be denied about Formula One it’s the fact that these cars have employed the bleeding edge of engine technology for about 100 years now. The...