Category Archive: Apex Event Coverage, Apex Gallery

SEMA 2014: Exclusive Photos From The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitation Staging In Vegas

Before moving into the SEMA 2014 Show’s Optima Alley this evening, each and every Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational competitor had to report to registration and staging so that they would...

The 2014 Silver State Classic Challenge – Checking Out The Field At America’s Longest Running Open Road Race

(Photos by Randal Burns) – The 2014 Silver State Classic Challenge in Nevada is happening this weekend and it is headquartered in the bustling metropolis of Ely, Nevada. This happens to be...

GALLERY: The Baer 3S Challenge At The 2014 Holley LS Fest

Sunday the autocrossing gave way to the Baer Brakes 3S Challenge. The 3S Challenge (Speed, Steering, and Stop) used a there-and-back format that started with an arm-drop drag race to the corner,...

GALLERY: Drifting at Holley LS Fest 2014 – Sideways Action From The Track Here In Bowling Green

The drifting competition at LS Fest was tightly contested, between Nissans, a GTO and a BMW 3-series, all of course packing LS power. A unique event sponsored by Lucas Oil and Wrecked Magazine, the...

Return To Music City 2014 – Carving Corners, Killing Cones, and Stopping Hard At One Of The Most Fun Pro Touring Events In The Country

(Photos by Mike Mendenhall and Amanda McCarthy) – It was a fun weekend for everyone involved at the 2014 American Street Car Series Return To Music City which was held at Fairgrounds Speedway...

Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car Michigan: The BangShift Photos

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – I’m not sure if I should thank Bob Chiluk for these great photos from the recent Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car event in Michigan or if I should offer...

Racing Action Gallery From USCA Michigan – Attacking The Cones And The Banking At Michigan International Speedway

(Images By RideTech Mike and RideTech Amanda) – It was another barn burner of an Optima Ultimate Street Car Association Event and this time the action was happening at Michigan International...

2014 Oak Tree Grand Prix Action – TUDOR United Sports Car Series Machines Attacking Virginia International Raceway

(Photos by David Whealon) – You’ve seen David Whealon’s name on the pages of BangShift before as he’s a super talented photographer who catches the action at ECTA meets,...

New England Forest Rally 2014 Coverage: Action Photos From Deep In The Woods Of Maine

(Photos by Joe Staska) – When Joe Staska told us that he was heading to the Rally America produced New England Forest Rally, we were excited. After all, Joe had produced some awesome images...

Ultimate Street Car Association Action From Gateway Motorsports Park – Corner Burning Fun In Muscle Cars

(Photos by Amanda McCarthy) – As Chad was telling you in a blog item earlier today, there are a few simple elements necessary to have a great time at a USCA event. There’s your car,...

Cone Carving And Asphalt Melting Autocross Action From Goodguys Columbus 2014 – Killer Photos

(Photos by Suzy Bauter) – Every year, the autocross at the Goodguys Columbus Nationals is a literal barn burner. This particular event is ratcheted up like 20 notches because it is where the...

Climb To The Clouds 2014 – Action Photos Show How Hairy This Sprint Up Mount Washington Really Is

(Words and Photos by Joe Staska) – David Higgins with co-driver Craig Drew broke the Mount Washington Climb To The Clouds record set in 2011 by roughly two seconds with an official time of...

TUDOR United Sports Car Championship Coverage: A Photo Highlight Reel From The Recent Battle At Watkins Glen

(Photos by David Hakim/HP2 Communications) – Last weekend, our buddy David Hakim attended the TUDOR United Racing Series event at Watkins Glen International Raceway in New York, one of the...

NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 Coverage: More Shredded Fenders, Flying Stock Cars, and Great Action Photos From Sonoma Raceway

(Photos by Jeff Burghardt) – Yesterday we showed you Mike Burghardt’s sweet, sweet photos from the NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway and today we’re right back at you...