Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

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...

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...