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

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...

A Boosted World: Global Turbocharger Sales Expected To Top $19-Billion By 2022

By the time my kids are old enough to drive, I will be telling them stories about how there was once a time when turbochargers were for exotic cars only and not for every freaking car on the road. We...

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...