Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

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...

Jeff Gordon Has Been Named As A Co-Driver For One Of The New Cadillac Daytona Prototype International Cars

Just when you think that Jeff Gordon has finally hung up his helmet for good, along comes news that the former NASCAR racer and current racing analyst for FOX Sports has a new ride waiting for him:...

Sliding On The Roof And Winning: Laurens Vanthoor’s Strange Win At The Macau Grand Prix!

After a tight race at a dangerous circuit, the race ended when the guy who crashed, flipped and went sliding on his roof down the asphalt was declared the winner. Sounds like NASCAR, right? Nope....

Fire Is No Joke: Gary Sheehan Recounts the Frightening Seconds During Which His Race Car Was On Fire

Fire. You’d be hard-pressed to find a word that frightens race car drivers more. United States Touring Car Championship competitor Gary Sheehan found that out November 12 during the final USTCC...

Supercars Championship Rivals Go Hard Wheel-to-Wheel in New Zealand

Headed into the 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, many fans anticipated a year-long battle between Red Bull Racing Australia teammates Jamie Whincup and Shane Van Gisbergen. Supercars...

The World Rally Championship Will Be Faster in 2017, Which Means Both Big Crashes and Improved Safety

The FIA World Rally Championship is already faster than the mind-blowing Group B rally days of the 1980s and with new regulations forthcoming in 2017, stage rally will actually be getting even...

NASCAR Limits Number of Xfinity and Truck Races for Sprint Cup Regulars

NASCAR announced Wednesday that it was placing limits on the number of races in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series that Sprint Cup veterans can run, starting in 2017. Effective next season,...

Dream Team: RideTech and Lingenfelter Partner Up For OUSCI 2016!

It’s a match made in heaven designed to give other racers hell. Yes, RideTech and Lingenfelter Performance Engineering are joining forces once more to bring the heat at the Optima Ultimate...

Rumor: Audi to End Le Mans Prototype Program

For the last few years, the same rumor has swirled around the world of sports car racing: Audi will finally shutter its Le Mans dynasty at the season’s end. And every year, Audi has affirmed...