Category Archive: Apex Sideways, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, FORD

We Never Expected To See A 1990s Ford Thunderbird Drifting, But This Rules!

Yes, I’m on a MN-12 kick this week, and for good reason: nobody builds these things, it seems, and they go for pennies on the dollar when they sell. The Ford Thunderbird, Lincoln Mark VIII and...

Watch This Ute Wreck Hard After The Driver Loses The Handle During A High Speed Burnout

We’re not sure what the hell was supposed to be going on in the video below but we’re reasonably sure that they did not have “guy wrecking the daylights out of his ‘Ute into a...

Watch This Clean Second Generation Camaro Come Mere Inches From Being Totaled At The Spectator Drags

Woah mamma is this a close one! To set the scene, we are at the Seekonk Speedway in scenic and beautiful Seekonk, Massachusetts for a night of fun and excitement. One of the features being run...

Unhinged: Drifting In Iraq And Why It’s Important

I have a question for you: can you identify anything about the country of Iraq that doesn’t involve any tie to a war? Think back twenty, thirty, forty years. It is difficult, isn’t it?...

FIA Is Looking To Crack Down On WRC Stage Speeds After Rally Sweden Saw A New Record Set

Containing the speed of the cars competing in rally racing has been a focal point of the FIA ever since the Group B days of the 1980s. To be fair, dirt tracks, jumps, trees, and people lining the...

Good Jams and Cool Hot Rod – Lords of Nitromethane Short Film

This is a fun short film to show you on a Friday. Made by the Lord of Nitromethane which appear to be out of Germany it captures cruising, horsing around, and wrenching with on a cool and pretty...

Hot Ride: Go Onboard For A Few Laps Around Phoenix International Raceway Onboard JR Hildebrand’s IndyCar!

Is it a good or bad sign when the GoPro gets tunnel vision? We don’t normally pay all that much attention to IndyCar, and when we do, it’s usually for the wrong reasons altogether. But...

BangShift What’s In The Shop Series: We Visit The Legendary Roadster Shop

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – With the BangShift Windy City in the grips of middle winter and outdoor car stuff non existant,we venture out in search for more of our “What’s...

Rat Parade: This Video From The Rat Rod Magazine Cruise Is Cool

Hot rodding is a personal thing. We build the stuff that we like because WE like it no because that’s the flavor of the month or the thing the popular kids are doing. This goes for everyone,...

Money No Object: This Lotus Esprit V8 Was A Riot New, And Could Be Wicked With Today’s Parts!

I’ve got a strange kink for the Lotus Esprit. I’m not bothered with the early cars…they were too plain and too underpowered for my tastes. No, it’s the 1996-2004 Esprit V8s...

Morning Symphony: Caning The Hyper-Expensive Ferrari 250 GT “Breadvan” On The Track

The Ferrari 250 GT “Breadvan” is not a Ferrari creation. It is actually a Bizzarrini creation. The story goes that one Count Volpi wasn’t allowed to buy a Ferrari 250 GTO by Enzo...

The RideTech Report: Talking Four Links, Spindles, and Lots More In Suspension

From spindles to full suspensions, RideTech is always talking tech and developing new parts. This time they are talking about the benefits of installing or upgrading to a four link rear suspension as...

Historical Footage: When Dick Johnson Hit The Rock At Bathurst In 1980

A rock defined the 1980 Bathurst race for Ford driver Dick Johnson. The day had been going so well…starting the race in second place and leading for most of the first seventeen laps,...

Morning Symphony: Thoroughbred Italians Playing In The Snow

The Lamborghini Aventador S’s base price is an eye-watering $402,995. Don’t sweat what you can or can’t buy with that kind of cash…just think about this for a second: if...