Category Archive: Apex Racing News

Dario Franchitti To Drive Camaro Z/28 Pace Car At 2014 Indianapolis 500 – Three Time Indy Champ Laps Track Again

2013 ended horribly for one of the best open wheel racers of his era as Dario Franchitti was involved in a horrifying IndyCar crash in Houston, Texas that ended his competitive driving career and...

RACE COVERAGE: World Of Outlaws Results And Action Photos From Stockton, California

(Words by Mike Burghardt – Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) – STOCKTON, California – Kerry Madsen (a native of St. Marys, N.S.W., Austrailia) led only one lap in the FVP Western...

$150 Off From Ridetech For Your USCA Texas Race Entry This Weekend!

Everyone is getting in on the act for the Ultimate Street Car Association event this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. The gang from Ridetech is so committed to showing their stuff work on the street,...

Join Us In Texas For The Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car And Get On TV! Check Out The Promo Here

As some of you guys have heard, I am the new host of the Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car television series on MavTV, and next weekend I’m coming to Texas! There are several bits of...

Apex News: Nurburgring sold to Capricorn Group

It has been confirmed that the famed Nurburgring in Germany has been sold to the Capricorn Group, a German company that specializes in parts development and engineering for motorsports, for “over...

Kurt Busch To Race Indy 500 And Coca Cola 600 This May – Fourth Man To Attempt Both Races On Same Day

Love him or hate him, Kurt Busch is a racer and today’s announcement that he’ll become the fourth guy in history to attempt competition in both the Indy 500 and the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600...

Autocross Season Is Upon Us! Does YOUR Region Offer the CAM class?

This last weekend I received a reminder email from the New England region SCCA club letting me know that the first points autocross event of the year is in less than four weeks. Say what?!?...

UPDATE: Fox Reports Jimmy Johnson Wins 2014 Daytona 500 After Running 2013 Daytona 500 Replay On Own Network — ESPN Botches It As Well!

We have made some boneheaded mistakes here at BangShift over the years but this literally beats all. Fox is the network carrying the 2014 Daytona 500 and due to the fact that it rained all day, they...

This Incredible Ed Hinton Piece Explains Why NASCAR Fans Complaining About Austin Dillon In The #3 Are Very, Very Wrong

I try to read every single word that Ed Hinton writes because he’s the last bastion of the old school racing reporter left in the USA. This guy has been following NASCAR and open wheel racing...

This Gnarly 5th Gen Camaro Set To Take On All Comers In European Endurance Series – Only American Car In The Bunch

The Blancpain Endurance Series is a road racing circuit in Europe for GT cars. Companies like Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Aston Martin, McLaren, BMW, Audi, and others compete. Now there will be at...

FREE Registration For Upcoming OPTIMA Search For The Ultimate Street Car Even At Laguna Seca!

That’s right folks, it pays to be a BangShifter! We are proud to announce that if 30 of you register for the upcoming Optima Batteries Search for the Ultimate Street Car event at Laguna Seca...

Speed Budget: Ten Pro Touring Must Have Go Fast Parts For Less Than $200.

(Words and Photos by Rodney Prouty) When I’m talking to people at races and shows, they often lament that their car(s) would be faster if they only had the money to make it happen. Well, firstly if...

Historic Sportscar Racing Ltd. Names Dorsey Schroeder as Competition Director For 2014 And Beyond

We got a note from our friends at HSR saying that they had some big news and when we told them to lay it on us we found out that they weren’t kidding! The organization has named Dorsey...