Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

Smokey’s Last Stand: How Smokey Yunick Proved Himself Right And Ended His Indy Career On His Own Awesome Terms

There are people who defy convention by necessity. There are people who do it for fun, and then there are those that do it to prove a point, no matter how costly the potential victory may be. Drag...

They Nearly Stole The Show: How The Gray Ghost 1964 Pontiac Tempest Nearly Humiliated Factory Teams In Trans-Am Circa 1971

There are people who defy convention by necessity. There are people who do it for fun, and then there are those that do it to prove a point, no matter how costly the potential victory may be. Drag...

Friday Fact: Stirling Moss’s Sister Pat Moss-Carlsson Was An Ultra Talented Championship Rally Driver – Here’s Her Story

People that are into racing like to talk about “natural drivers” or those who just seem to be blessed with an innate ability behind the wheel of a race car to make it dance, skate, slide,...

Dodge Is Back In Trans-Am Racing! First Pictures Of The SRT Challenger TA2 Class Racer

Not content to let the Internet and everyone else take in the Hellcat Charger (especially just after the Hellcat Challenger news was finally slowing down), Dodge sent out another clip sure to raise...

The Ultimate Pro Touring Car Is A 1932 Ford Bodied Formula One Racer – Meet The F132

I appreciate evolution, especially when it comes to cars and racing so I don’t like to skip to the end of stuff before we get there, but guys like Aaron Beck make that awfully hard to do. See,...

Big News! Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car TV Series Starts Tonight On Mav TV at 8pm Eastern Time – Chad’s The Host!

As you know, Chad’s been working all summer on the Ultimate Street Car Series Tour as the host for the TV show that will follow all the action as the series travels all over the country and...

Watch Two Modified Drivers Turn A Race Into A Two-Car Demolition Derby-Even The Police Get Involved!

From Bowman-Grey Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, we bring to you this title fight in the Modifieds division. Tim Brown, in the #83 car, and Burt Myers,in the #1 car have a history of bad...

SCCA To Invite Muscle Cars To Compete At Tire Rack Pro Solo Finale – Classic American Muscle Class On The National Stage

We got an email from Dave Dusterberg who is an SCCA Regional Executive working in the Indiana region and a guy who was one of the driving forces in the creation of the SCCA Classic American Muscle...

The Great Race 2014 Road Trip Adventure: Two Dudes Chase 100 Vintage Cars from Maine to Florida in a Brand New Rental Suburban

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) –  When I’m not hammering out articles for BangShift, or wrenching on an old car, I’m at my day job, which is a pretty good gig. I handle the...

TUDOR United Sports Car Championship Coverage: A Photo Highlight Reel From The Recent Battle At Watkins Glen

(Photos by David Hakim/HP2 Communications) – Last weekend, our buddy David Hakim attended the TUDOR United Racing Series event at Watkins Glen International Raceway in New York, one of the...

Richard Petty Brings 1967 Plymouth Stock Car To Goodwood To Make Beautiful Noise With

Richard Petty brought out his 1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.  Out of all of the cars in the Petty Museum to bring to the track, King Richard picked the...

Knoop-Mann Special Will Run At Pikes Peak 2014 In The Unlimited Class

It was announced June 20th that the Knoop-Mann Special will be competing at the 2014 Race to the Clouds event, better known at the Pikes Peak Hillclimb, just outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, with...

Larson Dominating In Sonoma K&N Series West Win

There’s a lot more to stock car racing than just the highly visible NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the super star drivers who race there.  Many other local and regional racing series run on the same...

More Great Action Photos From The Ultimate Street Car Association Event at Daytona International Speedway

(Photos by Mike Mendenhall/RideTech) – We’ve rarely heard such incredible raving about an automotive event than we did after the USCA race at Daytona International Speedway a couple of...