Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, RACING & ACTION, Videos

When In Rhine: American Vehicles On The Nurburgring – Earn That Racetrack Sticker!

It’s gotten to the point that I can see the outline of the Nurburgring Nordschliefe course just about anywhere I go, because there are tons of cars that sport that damn sticker just about...

This 1953 Lincoln Raced In The La Carrera Panamerica Multiple Times. El Toro Amarillo!

I did some research and couldn’t find anything specific about a 1953 Lincoln called El Toro Amarillo that raced in the La Carrera Panamerica way back in the 1950s, but from the door stickers I...

We Hit The UMI Autocross And Cruise Last Weekend In Pennsylvania And It Was Rad!

Last weekend was the 7th Annual UMI Performance Autocross and Cruise In and holy cow, what a show! Hosted at the newly acquired UMI Motorsports Park, the racing this year was insane. Thursday night...

Cheap Car Hero: Watch As This Holden Barina Goes From Crapcan To Quick, Hillclimbing Crapcan!

If you’ve never seen a Holden Barina (or it’s European clone, the Opel Corsa B), here’s all you need to know: it’s a Geo Metro analogy, but smaller. They were sold as the...

Morning Symphony: Hillclimbing In An Opel Kadett

This is the case for the small car, the little four-banger that’s an absolute featherweight. What you are looking at is an Opel Kadett C, a car that doesn’t look like it’s root...

Rough Start: A Ford Escort GT That Has Seen The Good Side Of A Subaru Fan

I’ve always been prideful about being able to find a reason for just about every car to exist. Some are purposeful, some are fun, some exist purely to terrify lesser drivers, and...

Money No Object: The Most Deeply Modified Example Of A Datsun 510 We’ve Ever Seen

How did a car like the Datsun 510 get so popular? It started life as a basic car from Nissan and now, it’s a collector’s item and one of the most revered Nissan/Datsun products ever sold....

Morning Symphony: Nurburgring Oldtimer Grand Prix – Where Old Race Cars Come Out To Raise Hell!

From the moment I saw a Renault Laguna from the British Touring Car Championship rip onto the track, I knew this video would be a gem. Look, we might have our favorite styles of racing and both Brian...

Wreckage Video: This Massive Formula 5000 Wreck From St. Jovite In 1969 Was Unintentionally Captured By A Documentary Team

The Circuit Mont-Tremblant race track in St. Jovite, Canada has been the scene of many memorable road racing moments but in 1969 the place gained some infamy for being home to a pair of massive...

Please Be Real: Porsche Is Testing Out A Rally Car Concept Called The Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Do we at BangShift get excited over a Porsche? Meh. We appreciate the classics and the history of the brand, and laud the company’s accomplishments, but Porsche usually stands for two things to...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Much Farther Does NASCAR Need To Go To Make A Believable Car?

(Photos: Ford Motor Company) While there might be a little bit of disagreement, I’m calling the first-generation Chevrolet Lumina stock car the moment when NASCAR moved away from...

Friend Of The Year: Who Would Let Their Buddy Drive Their Hellcat Charger Around The Nurburgring For Them?

How likely are you to toss over the keys of your baby to a buddy? Barring circumstances where it’s for the best, like using a designated driver because you’re three sheets to the wind or...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Editor’s note: As we travel to the Bonneville Salt Flats today we’re thinking of one of the best stories from Speed Week 2017. This is the epitome of why we love this place, why we love...

This 1966 Pontiac Dealer Promo Film Called Pontiac: The Wide Open World Of Youth Is Great!

If 1964 blew the lid off of the fact that kids had money to spend on cars, the ensuing years were where manufacturers made their direct play to the youth market in the country. From pony cars to...