Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

Money No Object: That’s No Ordinary Turbo Porsche…The Lanzante 930 Is Packing 1980s F1 Power!

(Images: Autoblog) We aren’t normally bothered too much with Porsches around here. We appreciate the history and the motorsports contributions and actions, yeah. We wouldn’t turn down any...

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...

2018 Michelin GT Challenge Action Photos: Cool, Fast Cars, at Virginia International Raceway

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with some awesome road racing action photos from our pal David Whealon. These images that feature Mazda Prototype Challenge action along with the...

The Loophole: You Can Get A TVR Sagaris…If You Build The Kit Yourself And Have An LS Engine Ready!

Somewhere in the borderlands between old-school, established marques like Jaguar and the staid names like Rover, vehicles manufactured in Britain aren’t generally fully renowned for their...

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...

Huge Industry News: Race Winning Brands Acquires Dart Machinery – The Power House Gets More Power!

This is HUGE aftermarket news. The title says it all. Race winning brads acquires Dart Machinery. Dick Maskin’s company has been one of the most innovative, hardcore, and respected operations...

Harley-Davidson Shows Off New 2019 FXDR 114 Power Cruiser – This One Got Our Attention

I’ve never owned a motorcycle and I have only ever ridden them very sparingly. I can’t say that many bikes have tripped my trigger enough to go, “Wait…what’s...

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...

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...

Awesome Bill From Dawsonville Is Going To Run Road America! Bill Elliott Will Be At The Johnsonville 180!

Well, now! This might be some of the best news we’ve seen come out of NASCAR in a minute! Bill Elliott, the holder of the top speed record in NASCAR in that 1987 Thunderbird, the man who could...

Haas Driver Santino Ferrucci Gets Four-Race Ban, 66,000 Euros In Fines, Claims “Mental Lapse” The Reason

Formula 2 driver Santino Ferrucci isn’t having a good week…or month…or, far as we can tell, year. The results of this weekend’s activities certainly aren’t helping...

Monster Energy NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 – Epic Battle In Sonoma!

The twelve turns of Sonoma Raceway in northern California brought twists and turns into the picture for NASCAR drivers who mostly race on long ovals or modified ovals.  Sonoma Raceway, formerly Sear...

The New Toyota Supra Is Coming To NASCAR – Toyota’s First Model Change Since Joining The Series

Toyota and BMW have been working with each other for a couple of years to develop a rear-wheel-drive based coupe that will be sporty. This has been known and has been the source of a rumormill that...