Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

Turkey Day Test: Have A Soul Sucking Commute? See How It Stacks Up With Others Using This Neat Map

Communting is a reality for many people across the world. Some people get to cruise just a couple miles of country roads to the office while others are stuck in a hellish loop of city driving with...

Closed Down: The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Is No More

An institution that many aspiring drivers have looked to as the last name in a wheel jockey’s education appears to have been shuttered. Motor Authority is reporting that the school has closed...

Mercedes Has Been The Talk Of F1 With Their Controversial New Wheels. Here’s The Explanation On What They Are Doing

This is not the most exciting video in Formula 1 history, that’s for sure. But if you are an F1 fan then this explanation about the Mercedes F1 team’s new controversial wheels will hit...

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...

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...