Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, CHEVY

Weapons Grade: Meet The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 With The 1LE Performance Package

(Photos: General Motors) The Chevrolet Camaro has certainly shed most of it’s sketchy, questionable past with the sixth-generation. The four-cylinder is nothing to be ashamed of and is more...

Great Read: How Dead Horse Hill In Worcester, Massachusetts Once Dominated National Racing Headlines

Today when we think about racing we immediately envision the vehicles competing in the modern palaces of speed that have been built to house the different forms of the sport. Well, 100+ years ago...

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...

Thieves Literally Drive Off From Plant With Millions Of Dollars In Jaguar Engines

In a crime that is pretty impressive for its completely brazen nature, British thieves rolled up to a Jaguar plant, hooked up to a trailer full of engines and disappeared with them. Apparently...

No More “Chase”, Rest Breaks During Races…Here’s NASCAR’s New Format Changes!

NASCAR has been hard at work trying to figure out how to keep fans entertained and drivers happy, and over the years there have been hits and misses. “Have at it, boys!” racing perked up...

Bye Bye: Bernie Ecclestone Deposed As F1 Leader Ending 40 Year Reign

One of the most interesting, frustrating, outspoken, brash, bombastic, and mercurial personalities in the history of motorsports is out of a job. Bernie Ecclestone has been deposed as the leader of...

Best of 2016: Incredible Photos Of The Astro Spiral Jump During Testing With Video!

(Photos from Al Benker collection) – You are not going to find anything more awesome than the images we have below as provided to us by former Calspan welder and fabricator (and BS reader!) Al...

The Toroidion Electric Supercar From Finland Has The Equivalent Of 1,341hp And Is Insane

We have to thank Finnish BangShifter Jarmo Koivula for the tip off on what could be the most interesting electric car we have ever seen. Built and engineered entirely in Finland, the Troidion 1MW...

Yes, They Actually Built This: The Story Of The Volkswagen Golf Harlequin Edition

(By Greg Rourke- Photo Credit: RossVW.com) – Around here, we salivate when we think of Limited Edition cars. Charger Daytonas, ZL1 Camaros, Boss 429 Mustangs. However, not all Limited Edition...

Gearhead History! Killer Ads and Cool Stuff From The Pages of Motor Life Magazine Circa 1960-62

So one of the things I have been enraptured with during the winter so far has been this massive collection of old magazines that I was fortunate enough to receive as a gift from the Kuntz family of...

Another Track Dead? It Appears That The TopGear Test Track Is Doomed To Become Apartments

For over a decade, Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey, United Kingdom, has had the distinction of being considered by a worldwide audience the ultimate point of judgement for a vehicle’s performance:...

Bedlam: The Insane Story Of The Bog At The 1974 US Grand Prix

(Lead photo credit: Fox Sports) – Emerson Fittipaldi finished fourth at the 1974 US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway. By doing so he managed to collect a Formula One...

Check Out the Route for the 2017 Dakar Rally

The year’s first big race—after the Hangover 150, at least—is always the Dakar Rally. The Dakar is no longer the original Paris-to-Dakar format, but it instead covers thousands of kilometers...

Is Dodge Coming Back To NASCAR? Sergio Marchionne Says They’re On The Verge

Motorsport.com is reporting that Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has publicly said that the company is considering a return to NASCAR racing. It was Marchionne who removed the company from the...