Category Archive: Apex Sideways, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, FORD

We Never Expected To See A 1990s Ford Thunderbird Drifting, But This Rules!

Yes, I’m on a MN-12 kick this week, and for good reason: nobody builds these things, it seems, and they go for pennies on the dollar when they sell. The Ford Thunderbird, Lincoln Mark VIII and...

The 1980s, Summed Up In One Tandem Drift – C4 Corvette Versus A Big-Boy Cadillac!

One event that we have yet to check out in person is the Powercruise USA show up at Brainerd International Raceway in Michigan. If “Powercruise” sounds familiar, that’s because you...

More Horsepower, More Speed, More Effs Given? Do You Care About The Increased Boost At The 2020 Indy 500?

The 2020 Indy 500 is going to be unlike any other ever held. With no fans in the stands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway the environment will be both eerie and striking as compared to the masses that...

Swan Song: As Mitsubishi Fades Into Oblivion, We Look Back At Their Coolest Performance Cars

(By Tom Lohnes) – With Mitsubishi cutting all sales in Europe and likely here next year, I’ve decided to go into detail of the best Mitsubishi cars ever made. This once great company was...

Flying Bricks! Enjoy A Half-Hour Of All-Volvo Rally Footage – Good, Bad And Ugly!

Volvos are the cars of safety, and have been for decades. They aren’t performance darlings out of the box, but are instead meant to be stronger and safer than the truck that carried them to the...

The Mallet Performance Widebody Colorado Is A 700hp, Blown, Small Truck From Hell

(By Tom Lohnes) – The new 800 horsepower Yenko-tuned Chevy Silverado 1500 is awesome with its supercharged V8 and 8-speed automatic, as well as it’s 3.8-second 0-60 time. But what if you...

What Depreciation? This BMW 6-Series Is One Evil-Sounding Rally Monster!

I actually had to go research when the “new” BMW 6-series coupes were first produced: 2004. That means that at the oldest, this particular mud-flinging example is sixteen years old. Which...

Watching This Dodge Dakota R/T Drifting Around Rockford Speedway Is Having An Absolute Blast

The 1998-2003 Dodge Dakota R/T is a riot in disguise. Shoving the 250hp/345tq 360 into the Dakota and backing up the powertrain with a 9.25″ rear packing 3.92 gears, the Dakota surprised those...

Drift Beretta: How Chevy’s Front-Drive Two-Door Got Blended With A Camaro To Create This Monster!

YouTube is such a grab-bag of whatever. Some days all you see is a bunch of teenagers in 1990s Mustangs doing donuts behind a grocery store before they get busted by the cops, and sometimes you get...

Historical Footage: Henri Toivonen Running The RAC Rally In A Talbot Sunbeam

Henri Toivonen’s fame may lie as the man whose death signaled the death of Group B Rally when his Lancia Delta plunged over the side of a cliff at Corsica in 1986, but it wasn’t due to...

Wrecking Machine: A Guy Named Ben Chen Wrecked A Rare Gemballa GT And A Load Of Other Cars On A NYC Street

(By Tom Lohnes) – Ben Chen, the co-founder of the famed gold-rush supercar rally, has done it again. After crashing one of the first Mclaren MP4-12Cs in the United states, a one-of-three...

Repaving The Track: Drifting At The Freedom Factory With Pros!

Cleetus and crew are making progress on bringing the Freedom Factory track to life. Considering that it’s only been a couple of months since they made the announcement and started work, it...

Snow-Khana: The Wildest Mark III Supra We’ve Ever Seen!

Everbody praises the Mark IV Toyota Supra as the best of the breed. I disagree. I prefer the boxy, angular Mark III version more. It’s a personal preference issue, but the late 1980s sport...

Tennessee Drift Day 2020 Gallery: Wearing That Groove Back Into The Track!

As I watched the trailers and cars roll into Beech Bend on a quickly warming Saturday morning, a thought occurred to me: this is just like throwing bird seed in the driveway. When I was younger, I...