Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

Goodguys Need Camaros: Enter Your 1969 Camaro To Be Part Of The Most Elite Group In The Model’s History This July

You don’t need to be Albert Einstein or an automotive historian to know that 1969 is the 50th Anniversary of the ’69 Camaro, one of the most iconic cars that has been produced in the...

Breaking: Heartland Motorsports Park Owner Threatens To Close, Raze, and Move Facility Over Tax Issues

Chris Payne is the owner of Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kansas. He was the guy that came in and saved what is one of the nicest racing facilities in the country from what was going to be a...

Free Read: Evel Knievel On Tour – The Book That Made Knievel Freak And Take A Bat To The Author

We have been over this about 100 times but I like to read. As such I am usually looking for something to chew up and from time to time, I get stuck on searches for books I have heard about but have...

When The FBI Showed Up At The Sponsor’s Office, A NASCAR Team Folded Up Shop

If you thought that your end of week was bad, the guys at Chip Ganassi Racing would have traded it with you in a heartbeat. On Friday the team announced the immediate shuttering of its NASCAR Xfinity...

Approved: Ford Mustang To Replace Falcon For Next Season In Aussie Supercar Series

It’s been a while since we have been able to report some cool news from the Australian automotive scene but that is exactly what we get to do today. It has been announced that the Ford Mustang...

NCM Motorsports Park Signs 10-Year Deal With SCCA – Will Host The Tire Rack SCCA Time Trial Nationals!

It’s been great to see just how far NCM Motorsports Park has come since the day they opened back in 2014. We’ve enjoyed every lap we’ve made on the course, have had great times at...

Industry News: Race Winning Brands Acquires MGP Connecting Rods – A Burly Brand Gets Stronger

The week of the Performance Racing Industry show is always one that is packed with news and the guys at Race Winning Brands seem to have landed the first big blow. The company has announced that they...

The Family Hot Rod: Petrolicious Tells The Story of A Spanish Racing Mini That Has A Legacy

People who don’t get cars or racing or competition or engineering or work tend to dismiss the rest of us and our obsession with the machines that we create, watch, operator, or observe....

IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Coolness: Action Photos From Virginia International Raceway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – Whether it is tractor pulling, drag racing, monster truck racing, mud bogging, or high end IMSA WeatherTech sports car racing, David Whealon is the man with the...

A New Track For The Pacific Northwest? The Proposed “Circuit Of The Northwest” Is Beginning An Engineering And Design Study!

The southern end of Kitsap County, Washington is normally a fairly quiet locale. It’s filled with dense fir forests, fields of scotch broom, shalal and blackberry bushes, and there seem to be...

Sam Foose Has Died At Age 83 – Amazingly Talented Custom Car Builder and Father Of Chip Impacted Industry

Earlier this week, Sam Foose, a very well known and respected custom car builder and the man who raised one of this generation’s true hot rodding super stars, Chip Foose passed away at 83 years...

Ride Swap: Jimmie Johnson Hopped In Fernando Alonso’s F1 Car and Alonoso Hopped Into Johnson’s Stock Car In Bahrain!

It is always cool when racers swap cars and have some fun. Inevitably it is done because of a sponsor connection or some overriding media concern but the fun still exists and the whole thing can be...

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...