Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

From 1954-1966 Nassau, Bahamas Was The Scene Of One Of The World’s Coolest Racing Events – Nassau Speed Weeks (W/Video)

For better or worse, racing has been and always will be a money game. From the construction of the cars, the promotion of the races, and the sponsorship of both, cash is the real fuel and propels...

Huge Industry News: Race Winning Brands Acquires Dart Machinery – The Power House Gets More Power!

This is HUGE aftermarket news. The title says it all. Race winning brads acquires Dart Machinery. Dick Maskin’s company has been one of the most innovative, hardcore, and respected operations...

Harley-Davidson Shows Off New 2019 FXDR 114 Power Cruiser – This One Got Our Attention

I’ve never owned a motorcycle and I have only ever ridden them very sparingly. I can’t say that many bikes have tripped my trigger enough to go, “Wait…what’s...

Please Be Real: Porsche Is Testing Out A Rally Car Concept Called The Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Do we at BangShift get excited over a Porsche? Meh. We appreciate the classics and the history of the brand, and laud the company’s accomplishments, but Porsche usually stands for two things to...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Much Farther Does NASCAR Need To Go To Make A Believable Car?

(Photos: Ford Motor Company) While there might be a little bit of disagreement, I’m calling the first-generation Chevrolet Lumina stock car the moment when NASCAR moved away from...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Editor’s note: As we travel to the Bonneville Salt Flats today we’re thinking of one of the best stories from Speed Week 2017. This is the epitome of why we love this place, why we love...

Awesome Bill From Dawsonville Is Going To Run Road America! Bill Elliott Will Be At The Johnsonville 180!

Well, now! This might be some of the best news we’ve seen come out of NASCAR in a minute! Bill Elliott, the holder of the top speed record in NASCAR in that 1987 Thunderbird, the man who could...

Haas Driver Santino Ferrucci Gets Four-Race Ban, 66,000 Euros In Fines, Claims “Mental Lapse” The Reason

Formula 2 driver Santino Ferrucci isn’t having a good week…or month…or, far as we can tell, year. The results of this weekend’s activities certainly aren’t helping...

Monster Energy NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 – Epic Battle In Sonoma!

The twelve turns of Sonoma Raceway in northern California brought twists and turns into the picture for NASCAR drivers who mostly race on long ovals or modified ovals.  Sonoma Raceway, formerly Sear...

The New Toyota Supra Is Coming To NASCAR – Toyota’s First Model Change Since Joining The Series

Toyota and BMW have been working with each other for a couple of years to develop a rear-wheel-drive based coupe that will be sporty. This has been known and has been the source of a rumormill that...

Watch The 10 Fastest Runs In The History Of The Goodwood Festival Of Speed – This Is Awesome!

Ok, this is one of those gearhead videos that comes out of the ‘chute hot and continues to be awesome all the way through. You are going to watch he 10 fastest runs in the history of the...

This Column About The Freaks, Weirdos, and Idiots That Hang Around Danica Patrick Is An Excellent Read

This weekend, Danica Patrick will compete in her final Indy 500. While she has legions of haters out there, she also has legions of fans and with legions of fans come groups of weirdos and boy, they...

Big News: James Hinchcliffe Officially Out Of Indy 500 – Team Has Stopped Searching For Seat To Buy

When a blanched James Hinchcliffe emerged from his race car at the end of bump day to sympathetic faces, hordes of media, and his team, there was still a faint ray of hope. As crummy as his car ran...

Welcome To The Club: Consumer Reports Pans Tesla Model 3 Over Brakes, Controls

We’d like to take a moment to welcome Tesla to the club…the club of car makers who have been taken behind the woodshed by Consumer Reports over the performance of one of their models...