Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?

Everyone’s got their dream car, cars, trucks, and other equipment. That’s all well and good but we’re guessing that almost every BangShifter has an aspirational muscle car....

What If They Threw A Race And The Wrong Racers Came – That Happened In England In 1972 – The Rothmans 50,000

The wrong racers? How can the wrong racers show up to a race? Not like the wrong racers like the cars were illegal but the wrong racers in the fact that they had the wrong names ON their cars and the...

Unveiled: 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – 755 Horsepower, 715 Ft/Lbs of Torque, And Tuned To Kill

(Photos: General Motors) The Corvette seems to always be working an uphill battle. It’s too plain. Too common. Not powerful enough. Not refined enough. Not threatening enough. 8/10ths of what...

Chris “Smitty” Smith Captures Goodguys National Autocross Championship In RideTech 48 Hour Corvette

National championships in any form or motorsport are very tough to come by. They are never accidental either. These are feats accomplished by motivated and driven individuals who have not only great...

One Man Too Many: Championship Hopes For Matt Kenseth Dashed At Kansas During Pit Stop

When you look at a racing season like NASCAR’s 30+ race monster or the NHRA 24+ race campaign it is really easy to think that there’s some room for error, even when chasing a...

Seriously?! NASCAR Apparently Set To Mandate Standard Air Gun For All Teams In 2018

According to well known NASCAR news website Jayski.com, the racing body is expected the mandate a spec air gun for all teams to use in the pits for changing tires. We totally understand why. This is...

Gearhead History! Killer Ads and Cool Stuff From The Pages of Motor Life Magazine Circa 1960-62

So one of the things I have been enraptured with during the winter so far has been this massive collection of old magazines that I was fortunate enough to receive as a gift from the Kuntz family of...

Bedlam: The Insane Story Of The Bog At The 1974 US Grand Prix

(Lead photo credit: Fox Sports) – Emerson Fittipaldi finished fourth at the 1974 US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway. By doing so he managed to collect a Formula One...

Michelin GT Challenge Series at Virginia International Raceway – Awesome Cars, Awesome Track

(Photos by David Whealon) –  There’s something about sports car racing that we dig. The whole scene is pretty awesome and it all starts with the equipment. In this case we’re...

NCM Motorsports Park Has Announced Their Winter Racing Program: “King Of The Heap”! One Car, Four Drivers, One Thousand Dollar Budget!

We might still be a little bit early in looking towards winter, but for racing venues across the country, the time is now. Do you close up shop and say “Happy Holidays, see you in March!”...

IMSA VIR Action Coverage: Killer Sports Cars Tearing It Up At A Beautiful Course

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Well we’re back to the rolling hills of the southern Virginia countryside at one of the most beautiful and award winning road racing courses in the USA,...

Big Spenders: Lawsuit Reveals That Farmers Was Spending About $660,000 Per Race For NASCAR Sponsorship

Lawsuits have a funny way of bringing interesting stuff to light. In this case a lawsuit has brought to light the sponsorship agreement between Farmers Insurance and Hendrick Motorsports,...

Do You Know How To Decode GM Body Designations? OPGI Has It Handled For You!

Lots of stuff in the gearhead world is based around numbers and letters, right? Whether we’re talking about engine sizes and families, different chassis or body types from manufacturers, or...

From 1954-1966 Nassau, Bahamas Was The Scene Of One Of The World’s Coolest Racing Events – Nassau Speed Weeks (W/Video)

For better or worse, racing has been and always will be a money game. From the construction of the cars, the promotion of the races, and the sponsorship of both, cash is the real fuel and propels...