Category Archive: Apex Racing News, Apex Video, BangShift APEX

BangShift Previews: The Bathurst 1000, Australia’s Great Race

The Virgin Supercars Championship—formerly V8 Supercars—will tackle the daunting Mount Panorama Circuit this weekend for the 54th running of Australia’s Great Race, the SuperCheap Auto Bathurst...

It’s Over: Ford Production Of Iconic Falcon Model Ends In Australia – It Was Almost An American Cop Car

It is a scene that anyone who loves cars and knows anything about automotive history has seen before. Two auto workers fitting a sign onto the final production unit of a long running model. It...

Do You Know How To Decode GM Body Designations? OPGI Has It Handled For You!

Lots of stuff in the gearhead world is based around numbers and letters, right? Whether we’re talking about engine sizes and families, different chassis or body types from manufacturers, or...

This Corvette GT3 Lost a Championship With a Horrifying Crash

Germany’s ADAC GT Masters series is the only place in the world you’ll find a GT3-spec Corvette C7.R and with a championship seemingly sewn up in the final race of its debut season, this Callaway...

DragonSpeed Become First American Team to Win European Le Mans Series Race

The “Star-Spangled Banner” is not a common sound on the overall podium in Europe. The continent is largely dominated by home teams, but last weekend, Florida-based DragonSpeed managed to become...

Dajiban! Another Great Look at the World of Dodge Race Vans in Japan

Dodge Ram vans don’t really stand out in this country. Most have been worn down to the nub and the custom vanning scene, while enjoying a resurgence, isn’t as keen on the old Mopar haulers as...

Chris Harris Loves the Viper ACR and You Should, Too

“The man from America I met said, ‘You can’t slide that car,’” Chris Harris quips before tossing the bright blue Dodge Viper ACR sideways on the Top Gear test track. I’m about 99 percent...

Formula E Announces Plan to Race in Brooklyn Against Manhattan Backdrop

The FIA’s all-electric racing series, F0rmula E, has become an interesting anomaly in the motorsports world. While the cars aren’t particularly fast and the noise of the electric motors...

Sitting Around With Nothing to Watch? The SCCA Runoffs Are Streaming This Weekend

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) holds their annual championship this weekend, the SCCA Runoffs, at the famous Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. While the world of club racing typically races on their...

USCA Road America Action – Pro Touring’s Finest At One Of America’s Most Beautiful Tracks

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – For several seasons now, the Ultimate Street Car Association has been bringing its brand of pro touring competition to the beautiful facility known simply as Road...

A Brief History of the Short-Lived Chicago Motor Speedway

The American open-wheel split still has a number of unhealed scars among fans who felt slighted, but the upshot was a number of weird little nuggets of recent racing history. Among those is that of...

NSRA Streetkhana Action 2: More Cars, More Cones, More Cool Photos

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – More coverage from the NSRA StreetKhana.  Mild to wild stuff in here.  Lots of heavy hitters came out to show off and get folks interested in turning...

NASCAR Truck Race Ends With Motorsport Dumpster Fire, Driver Tackling Rival

While IndyCar was busy setting an absurd pace at Watkins Glen International and a clean win for Scott Dixon last weekend, just across the New York-Canada border, the NASCAR Camping World Trucks...

Rumor: Ecclestone Says Liberty Media to Buy Formula One for $8.5B

American communications company Liberty Media is set to acquire the world’s largest racing series Formula One, Formula One Management  (FOM) President and CEO Bernie Ecclestone has told German...