Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

AJ Watson Dies At Age 90 – “The Wizard Of Indy” – One Of The Most Prolific Car Builders In Indy 500 History

A.J. Watson, the legendary race car fabricator whose machines dominated at the Indy 500 through the 1950s and 1960s has died at age 90. Watson constructed roadsters won six Indy 500 titles starting...

Street Legal, Four-Seater Delta Wing Currently Being Designed – Most Of The Weirdness Intact

Here’s something interesting that they’re not talking about at the New York Auto Show. The people behind the Delta Wing race car are deep into the design and engineering phase of a two...

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach Video

    Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach, California on Video     Great Sports Car racing has always been a favorite in North America and the Tequila Patrón Sports...

Apex Quiz: Has Anyone Participated In The New SCCA Classic American Muscle Autocross Class?

We were one of the first venues to report on the creation and ultimate addition of the Classic American Muscle class to the SCCA (Sports Car Club Of America) autocross program so consider this...

Caswell And Crew Win Class At Nurburgring – What The Hell Happens Next?

Early last weekend I received a breathless (OK they’s all breathless) call from Bill Caswell informing me that he was at the Nurburgring in Germany getting ready to make practice laps so he...

Snake Bit: Dodge Viper Production Halted – Vipers Will Not Race At Le Mans In 2014

We think that the current generation of Dodge Viper is the best looking and most formidable performing model in the history of the Viper name. From the 1992 cars that captured the public’s...

ChumpCar Action Gallery And Results From Pacific Raceway – The Roll-X Challenge!

(Words by Charlene Felton – Photos by the author and Rylee Spivak) –        

2014 Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) 12 Hours of Sebring Support Races Brought History To Life In Florida

(Photos by Chuck Andersen – Words by Craig Sutherland) – These fantastic Chuck Andersen photos speak for themselves however they can’t convey the sensory overload the drivers of...

Dario Franchitti To Drive Camaro Z/28 Pace Car At 2014 Indianapolis 500 – Three Time Indy Champ Laps Track Again

2013 ended horribly for one of the best open wheel racers of his era as Dario Franchitti was involved in a horrifying IndyCar crash in Houston, Texas that ended his competitive driving career and...

RACE COVERAGE: World Of Outlaws Results And Action Photos From Stockton, California

(Words by Mike Burghardt – Photos by Mike and Jeff Burghardt) – STOCKTON, California – Kerry Madsen (a native of St. Marys, N.S.W., Austrailia) led only one lap in the FVP Western...

$150 Off From Ridetech For Your USCA Texas Race Entry This Weekend!

Everyone is getting in on the act for the Ultimate Street Car Association event this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. The gang from Ridetech is so committed to showing their stuff work on the street,...

Join Us In Texas For The Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car And Get On TV! Check Out The Promo Here

As some of you guys have heard, I am the new host of the Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car television series on MavTV, and next weekend I’m coming to Texas! There are several bits of...

Apex News: Nurburgring sold to Capricorn Group

It has been confirmed that the famed Nurburgring in Germany has been sold to the Capricorn Group, a German company that specializes in parts development and engineering for motorsports, for “over...

Kurt Busch To Race Indy 500 And Coca Cola 600 This May – Fourth Man To Attempt Both Races On Same Day

Love him or hate him, Kurt Busch is a racer and today’s announcement that he’ll become the fourth guy in history to attempt competition in both the Indy 500 and the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600...