Category Archive: Apex Event Coverage, Apex Gallery, Apex Spotlight, Autocross / Pro Touring, BangShift APEX, BangShift Galleries

OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car- Road America The Kettle Moraine calls the Ultimate Street Cars

(Words By Jim McIlvaine, Photos by Kaleb Kelley) Glaciers left behind the rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine region of Wisconsin. That only means one thing for racing enthusiasts- elevation changes....

Pro-Touring Truck Shootout 2020: More Corner-Carving Race Trucks From Kentucky!

A day filled with pickup trucks that can run rings around a lot of performance cars, out in the beautiful sunshine, with a track day going on in the background just for good measure…the...

Pro-Touring Truck Shootout 2020: Corner Gripping And Ripping

Texas might be the pickup truck haven, but that status was earned decades ago when owning a truck in the wide-open spaces of the Lone Star State made perfect sense. It’s 2020…the pickup...

Event Preview: 2020 Pro-Touring Truck Shootout at NCM Motorsports Park

When you think of Pro Touring, chances are that you think of first-gen Camaros like Mike DuSold’s, second-gen Camaros like Brian Finch’s, a fleet of late-model Corvettes, and one-off...

Time Killer: A Massive Treasure Trove of Vintage Late 1960s Trans Am Photos

One of the most romanticized periods in American racing is the late 1960s. Drag Racing was huge, stock car racing featured the wild winged warriors on America’s super speedways and on the road...

Awesome Street Cars Do Battle In Dawsonville – Optima’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Atlanta Motorsports Park

With races being cancelled or postponed in so many locations this year, Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series has been incredibly fortunate to be able to get in their races. But...

King Of The Heap Season 3, Round 1: Beat It With A Jack Handle Until It Cooperates Again!

Rolling into NCM Motorsports Park for the first round of the 2019/2020 King of the Heap season, we were immediately greeted with air that had a tinge of burnt oil, the smell of roasting brake pads,...

King Of The Heap, Season 3, Round 1: Going Out With A Bang From The Engine Bay!

When the winter months approach in Kentucky, NCM Motorsports Park doesn’t shut down. In fact, this year they went for broke. On the south side of the road course, you have the festive show of...

Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational Invades Las Vegas Motor Speedway And We’ve Got The Photos!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas is the perfect bookend to 10 days of racing and hot rods and performance. Starting with NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag...

Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational Is In The Bag And We’ve Got Photos From All Over The Event

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas is the perfect bookend to 10 days of racing and hot rods and performance. Starting with NHRA’s Mello Yello...

Our Goodguys Texas Photos Continue. Autocross, Car Show, Trucks, Customs, And More!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Our Goodguys Lonestar Nationals photos continue right here! Thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, street machines, customs, cruisers, pro touring machines, trucks and so much...

Goodguys Lonestar Nationals Show And Autocross Action Photos Are Right Here

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) If you haven’t been to a Goodguys show in a while, you don’t know what you are missing. Thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, street machines, customs, cruisers,...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA’s World Finals: Is This The End?!

Yep, we’ve come to the end of our coverage from Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and the NMRA’s World Finals event at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We went into the...