Category Archive: Apex Racing News, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

This 1970s Formula Vee Promotional Film Is Brilliant – The Class Continues Strong Today!

There are certain things that happen in racing which are so well designed and so well thought out that the make as much sense as 1+1=2. One of those things is Formula Vee. The open wheel racing class...

Morning Symphony: A Coyote-Powered 1987 Cougar Ripping Around Sears Point

(Photo: DW Burnett via Drunken Squirrel Racing) Color me shocked: very few people bother with 1987-88 Mercury Cougars as a fun vehicle. I can find a few builds from old CarDomain pages, and there is...

They Actually Listened: Porsche’s 718 Cayman GT-4 Clubsport R-GT Will Go Rally Racing In 2020!

Last year, Porsche teased a rally-bred machine based on the Cayman at the ADAC Rallye Deutchland event. The car ran a couple of stages, mostly for show, and we hoped that Porsche was testing the...

Master Hands: This 1930s Film Shot On Chevrolet Assembly Lines Is Jaw Dropping – Beautiful and Stark Footage

So what did it really look like to work in an auto plant 80 years ago? This is among the most incredible looks at that whole scene. This 1930s film shot on Chevrolet assembly lines is called...

Video: Back In The Late 1980s 4-Wheel Steering Was The Gadget Of The Day – Remember The Mazda 626 4WS

As a young whippersnapper in the waning days of the 1980s I remember reading about, with some awe, rear wheel steering equipped cars. Not just the era’s big dollar exotics, but Japanese cars...

Morning Symphony: A Lotus Carlton Being Beaten Like A Rental Car

What does a Ford Falcon from Australia and this dark green Opel Omega with a bodykit have in common? They both were so fast that they actually stirred up political action. In Australia, the headline...

Classic YouTube: The Fort St. John Rally Race Of 2010 – $200 Beaters Romping In British Columbia

Fort St. John, British Columbia is a little north of the center of the province and on the eastern edge, parked along the Alaska Highway at Mile 47. Other than being a transportation hub of sorts,...

Watch A 1975 Camaro Get Destroyed With A Club And Brute Strength In The Movie Walking Tall 2!

(By Greg Rourke) – 1975 was not a banner year for performance cars. It was the first year of catalytic converters and unleaded fuel. Chevrolet couldn’t bring themselves to put the Z/28...

Historic Racing Video: The Night Kenny Roberts Rode the Wildest Dirt Track Bike of All Time

“King” Kenny Roberts is an American motorcycle racing legend. He rose from the ranks of American dirt tracks to become a multi-time champion at the highest levels of motorcycle racing,...

Classic Rally Video: Watch Petter Solberg Rip His Subaru Through The Fench Alps – Insanity

(By Eric Rood) – The 2016 World Rally Championship kicks off this weekend as it usually does with the monumental Rallye Monte Carlo and what better way is there to prepare than to watch this...

Speed Records: Listen To The Amazing Sounds Of Sebring Record Circa 1956 – Crank It Up!

(By Eric Rood) – Here’s a great time capsule from 60 years ago: Riverside Records’ Sounds of Sebring LP, uploaded to YouTube interestingly enough by high-end restoration shop Scott...

No Margin For Error: This 1968 Film From Autolite Follows Road Racing, NASCAR, Desert Racing, and More

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned promotional film from the late 1960s to brighten our day around here and this is one of the best. The opening sequence alone is freaking awesome with...

Synergistic: An SN-95 Mustang Packing A Toyota 2JZ Inline-Six. Cue The Hate Mail!

Some people can’t survive on watching the world burning alone. They have to stand next to the flames with a can of Jet A and insist on throwing cupfuls of fuel onto the fire just to make sure...

Blitzkrieg: Watch A Series Of Porsche Engines Make Dyno Pulls – 200hp Through 900hp!

When it comes to cool engines, one cannot deny that the Porsche legacy of flat power plants is among the top. These varied nature of their size, their power output, their displacement, and even the...