Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

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...

RideTech’s USCA Daytona Weekend Was Awesome – See How The Cars Performed, How They Thrashed To Fix Carnage, and More!

Last weekend, the USCA visited the high banks of Daytona International Speedway and RideTech was there in force with a fleet of haul ass cars. The “house” cars were as varied as the...

The TireRack Northeast Match Tour is June 7th and 8th! We’ll be there racing our junk, will you?

Alright girls and boys out there in BangShift land, if you live in the New England area I have a question for you: What are you doing June 7th and June 8th? If the answer isn’t “Dodging...

You Wanted It, Now You Hate It: Make Up Your Flipping Minds On Modern Muscle Cars

(Words by Bryan McTaggart) – I remember 1992, when Chevrolet took the new (and rather ugly) Orca-bodied Caprice, opened up the rear wheelwells, shoved a 500ci V8 under the hood, and took a cue...

The Dodge Challenger Hellcat Is Coming And You Can’t Stop It – 600+ Horsepower!

(Words by Bryan McTaggart) – After years of speculations, false starts and rumor mills, the Dodge Challenger SRT “Hellcat” has been officially announced. While Dodge hasn’t...

Three Time F1 World Champion Sir Jack Brabham Dead At 88 – Decades Long Career Of Innovation And Success

The famous image of Sir Jack Brabham pushing his Cooper Climax race car across the finish line at Sebring in 1959 to seal the deal on his first Formula One title may tell more about the legendary...

Stop Complaining About The Name Of The 2015 Mustang EcoBoost….Seriously, Stop

Among the more insufferable things that the internet likes to do is to become indignant about dumb issues and then champion them as some sort of lame ass cause. Take for example the recent discovery...

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...