Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

This Short Video About 1980s Trans Am Racing Is Awesome – Great Action!

When it wasn’t drag racing, swamp buggies, or stock car racing of some type on TV it was usually SCCA Trans Am and GTP style road racing. These classes were hugely popular in the 1980s, largely...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: The Fancy Footwork of Ricky Rudd At Sears Point 1994

One of the elements of racing a manual transmission car that we don’t spend near enough time talking about is the footwork that must happen in order to make the best shifts up and down through...

So You Thought The Four Door Trans-Am Was Weird? How About The Oddest Movie Corvette Of All Time?

(By Greg Rourke) – Recently Brian showed us a Trans Am stretch limo. Okay, I’ll see your T/A and raise you a 1979 Vette stretch. One with genuine Hollywood provenance. In 1999 we had the...

Howell EFI Is Your Source For Engine Transplant Wiring Harnesses – Tons Of Applications!

We all know Howell EFI for their longstanding and widely lauded electronic fuel injection conversion kits that can take virtually any carb equipped engine you can think of and easily turn it into a...

Want To Buy A Racetrack? Ace Speedway Is For Sale! A Bullring, A Pulling Course, More

If you have been dying to get into the race track ownership business, here’s your chance. No, it is not a drag strip but rather an awesome little circle track in North Carolina. Ace Speedway is...

NASCAR Contemplating Mufflers For Cars As Way Of “Enhancing” Fan Experience

In a continuing effort to destroy their own sport, NASCAR is apparently considering adding mufflers to their cars in order to make the races more fan friendly. Yes, that’s why no one is showing...

Video: A Bill Thomas Cheetah Returns From The Grave To Tear Up The Track – Win!

Few cars have the interesting history that the Bill Thomas Cheetah does. Designed to be Chevrolets answer to the Shelby Cobra, it was an odd looking car that while fast, never had the success on any...

Awesome Corvette! This 1969 Big Block, 4-speed Street Freak Was Built IN 1976

Well this thing is just beyond words, isn’t it? For some of you that means it is beyond words to describe how much you hate it. For us it is beyond words to share how much we’re in love!...

Cool Car For Sale: This 1966 Ford Cortina GT Powered By A 302!

Of all the cars in the world to want, my one weird car desire is to own a Lotus Cortina. I may want to review that to “was” because now by weird car desire is to own this 1966 Cortina GT...

This 1956 Film Promoting The Mobil Safety/Economy Run Is Absolutely Awesome

For many years, Mobil promoted events like the Safety/Economy Run as a way to build loyalty among a young demographic of drivers and to help promote safe and efficient driving practices. The events...

Video: Northern Bel – David Meyer’s Turbocharged Hemi Belvedere Is Featured On House of Muscle

By now you have likely heard of David Meyer’s incredible Northern Bel. This is the car that was built at Rad Ride by Troy, employs a 1,600hp twin turbocharged 526ci Chrysler Hemi, has run Drag...

Oh Canada – This Four Door 1980 Trans-Am Is One Freaky Limo-ish Thing

Guys, there are two of them. Yes there is more than one four door 1980 Trans-Am out there and apparently the same guy owns both. We came to that brilliant conclusion after seeing the ad for this...

Crash-Sploitation? Check Out This Clip From The 1973 Cult Classic ‘Steel Arena’

Prior to this moment we had never heard of the 1973 cult classic movie Steel Arena which appears to be centered around the high stakes and glamorous world of demolition derby action. Ok, the stakes...

Before Bonneville: More Historic Images From The Ormond Beach Speed Trials 1910 and Older!

(Photo credit: DPL Digital Collection) – Last week we showed you the first of a few batches of photos we dug up featuring cars, people, and action at the famed Ormond Beach (Florida) speed...