Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX

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

(Photos by Bret Kepner) – It was a couple of years ago that we introduced the BangShift reader universe to Alp and Jalika. To me more specific we’re talking about Alp Sungurtekin and...

NASCAR To Introduce Composite Bodies In 2017 – Mandatory By 2019

NASCAR is going to look a little different under its skin. The racing sanctioning body has announced that it will allow composite bodies at three of its races in 2017 and by 2019 the composite bodies...

Chevrolet To Replace The SS With The Camaro ZL1 In NASCAR – Here’s The First Look At The New Race Car!

(Photos: General Motors) It had to happen…with the death of the Chevrolet SS sedan, a new body had to be chosen for the teams flying the Chevrolet flag in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup...

We Found A Volkswagen TDI Recall Regional Holding Facility At An Old Naval Air Base In Southeastern Massachusetts

This is nuts! My son Tom’s pal Adam is as big a car guy as Tom and he made mention to him one day this summer that there were a load of VWs parked on the grounds of what used to be the South...

WELD Racing Named Presenting Sponsor Of Fifth Annual Go-Kart Spectacular at Knoxville Nationals

Great news from our friends at WELD Racing as they have announced the fact that they will once again be the presenting sponsor at the Fifth Annual Go-Kart Spectacular at the Knoxville Nationals....

Richard Hammond Crash Review with Mate Rimac – DriveTribe

Richard Hammond is burning through his spare lives like an alley cat trying to dance through New York traffic. He very nearly took himself out in 2006 when the jet dragster he was piloting had a...

Here’s The Preview For The New Holden Commodore V8 Supercar…Does It Hint At A Hot Buick Regal?

The Holden Commodore that spawned the Chevrolet SS and Caprice PPV for the United States market is dead. Done. Finished. The next Commodore will be a badged version of the Opel Insignia/Buick Regal,...

Registration Is OPEN For Holley LS Fest 2017 – Don’t Wait And Miss The Fun, It’ll Sell Out!

We come at you today with great news. Registration is open for Holley LS Fest 2017. The annual throw down in Bowling Green, Kentucky has become a must attend event for drag racers, auto crossers,...

Let’s Drive The RPM Act Home – Click Here And Take 30-Seconds To Save our Race Cars

Last year, the RPM Act was introduced to congress and that was a huge step forward, validating the hard work that SEMA had done to that point. As we all know, the old congress was shuffled out after...

Bad News: Skip Barber Racing School Files For Bankruptcy – Huge Debts On The Books

The Skip Barber Racing School has educated thousands and thousands of driving enthusiasts over the years how to be better drivers, how to be race drivers, and frankly how to be better race drivers....

In Memoriam: Nicky Hayden, 1981-2017

The impression that you leave on people is your reputation. Your achievements carry weight, but how you treated others and how they perceive your attitude and actions are what carry memories. For...

The Amazing Looking Documentary McLaren Set To Premier In Indy Advance Of The Indy 500 – US Distribution To Follow

A little while back we showed your the trailer for the film McLaren that’s about the life and incredible success of Bruce McLaren. His life was amazing, his life was far too short, and his life...

Leaving On His Own Terms: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Will Make 2017 His Last Season As A Driver

It’s official: at the end of 2017, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will retire as a NASCAR driver. The announcement, made yesterday, comes on the heels of losing half a year’s worth of races...

Man Tries To Cheer Up Friend With 158 MPH Ride In Hellcat – Goes To Jail

(By Greg Rourke) – Christopher Garza has a new Hellcat Challenger. He also has an injured veteran friend. Chris wanted to cheer up his friend, and the only thing he could think of was to take...