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

Et Tu, Andretti? Latest IndyCar Team Owner To Plead For Gimme At 500, Series Management Apparently On Board

(Photo credit: IndyStar.com) – Since we told you about Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi basically begging for guaranteed qualifying spots for full time series running IndyCar teams the other day,...

Power Down: Aussie Supercar Series May Look To Lighten Financial Burden on Teams With Less Horsepower

Well, cost cutting in racing is apparently not just a North American thing these days as teams in the Australian Supercar series are looking to do the same thing and the organization that operates...

Bad Idea: Penske and Ganassi Want Guaranteed Qualifying Spots At Indy 500 For Series Full-Timers

(Photo credit: IndyCar) – This is one of the biggest, “SERIOUSLY?!” moments we have had in a while around here because it’s just one of those things where the idea, the...

Off Into The Sunset: Darrell Waltrip Announces His Retirement From NASCAR Announcing

He drove from the late 1960s until 2000, and ever since he stepped out of the stock car, he has been in the announcer’s booth working for Fox Sports as an analyst and commentator, but it...

This 1956 Video Shows Parnelli Jones Racing Jalopies And Getting Into A Fight At Gardena Stadium

If there is an American racer who personified toughness above perhaps all else in his career, it’s Parnelli Jones. He has a lot in common with AJ Foyt. An amazingly accomplished and varied...

Great Read: How Dead Horse Hill In Worcester, Massachusetts Once Dominated National Racing Headlines

Today when we think about racing we immediately envision the vehicles competing in the modern palaces of speed that have been built to house the different forms of the sport. Well, 100+ years ago...

Youngest IndyCar Winner Ever: Colton Herta Tops The Board At COTA

(Lead photo: Motorsport.com) At the age of 18 years, 11 months and 25 days, Colton Herta has become IndyCar’s youngest winner after he took the checkered flag in a well-contested race at...

Bad Omen: The Entire Collection Of MotoE Motorcycles Were Destroyed In A Garage Fire In Spain

The 2019 MotoE racing series (think MotoGP but with electric motorcycles) was supposed to be testing at Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto (“Jerez”) in Spain for the upcoming MotoGP Spanish...

New Guy: Chuck Whitney Joins RideTech As New Production Manager – Aerospace and Racing Background

If there is one thing we like around here, it is knowing who makes our parts, right? The folks at RideTech understand that as well, that’s why they’ve told the world that Chuck Whitney...

Letting Go: Morgan Family Relinquishes Majority Ownership Of Company To Italian Investment Firm After 110 Years

They are interesting, they are a bit odd, they are expensive, old school, and they have a cult-like following. We’re talking about the British cars that carry the Morgan badge and still cruise...

WTF: European Parliament Rules That All New Cars Must Have Speed Limiters When Sold

Well that’s a headline that should make your blood run cold. The sad part is that it is true and the only good part about this is that car companies are expected to fight this ruling tooth and...

Get Along Kids: Ford Racing Executives Had To Get Involved With Driver Squabbles After The Daytona 500

In many ways the 2019 Daytona 500 was Ford’s race to lose…and lose they did. Now, the company reversed course in their NASCAR racing efforts in Atlanta by winning the event but the...

Roadside America: How A Little Private Car Museum Became The Highest Rated Attraction In Columbus, Ohio

(Photos by Columbus Alive) – Columbus, Ohio is a city on the rise. The suddenly trendy downtown is packed with great restaurants and there are many elements of life in Columbus that are...

Unveiled: The 2019 Australia Supercars Championship Mustang

Um…consider this a consolation prize? Watching the Australian motor industry collapse was one of the worst things we’ve seen. Factories closed, storied car lines came to a bitter end, and...