Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Morning Symphony: One Very Nasty VH Commodore Ripping Around Town

More often than not, if the word “Australian” is somewhere in something I write, it has to do with a burnout contest. Plenty of times, I’ve seen the criticism over burnout contests,...

Watch This Mighty 1971 McLaren M8F Destroy The Quick Time Of The Day At Goodwood A Couple Years Back

When we talk about the history and evolution of the legendary Can-Am series of road racing, what we have to really make as a line is the era before the Porsche 917 and then the era after the Posche...

The Sweet Sound Of Success: Listen To This Tweaked, Titanium Exhaust Equipped Porsche 997 GT3 Make 420+ Horsepower At 8,100 RPM

This right here is some Friday vibes of the automotive type. The car shown in this video is a Porsche 997 GT3, it’s what we’d technically call a 997.1 because it’s the first...

This Day In History: The Isle Of Man TT Race Is First Run In 1907

Among the fallouts that occurred on the inaugural Isle of Man TT race, held on May 28, 1907, Jack Marshall fell off of his Triumph, Frank Applebee, Jr. had a tire puncture, Stanley Webb’s...

How It’s Made Video: Follow A Cam From Core Selection To Finish Product At The COMP Cams Factory!

This is an awesome video that shows us some amazing stuff about one of the aftermarket industry’s truly important names. Yes, we are going inside the COMP Cams factory in Tennessee to see how a...

When The Old Lion Roars: Watch This 1930s Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Car Bellow Up The Hill At Goodwood Sideways!

Old race cars are interesting things. Some of them we love for their bizarre attempts at innovation. Some of them we love because of their stylistic beauty. Some of them we love because of who drove...

Driving Road Slapfight: Can Lohnes Find A Better Driving Road Than The White Spar Section Of Highway 89 In Arizona?

Since the driving movie argument was one-sided, I’m claiming victory. Brian had plenty of time to come up with a challenger to Vanishing Point and Death Proof, and failed. Hallelujah, a...

Morning Symphony: Renault Laguna BTCC Cars In Action

During my travels through Ireland and Scotland , the Renault Laguna had to be the one car that caught my eye. Don’t use that as a judging point, now…what little hands-on knowledge I have...

Thrill Show Hero: This Wacky 1940s Film Made By Dodge Promotes Safety and Toughness With An Odd Storyline

For starters we understand what the message is here. It is the same message made by every other “stunt show” promotional film ever made. It’s to say that the cars being used, in...

Historic Footage: 1979 Talladega 500, With Lee Petty In The Booth!

If you have never experienced a Southern summer day, you won’t be able to quite grasp the important aspect of the 1979 Talladega 500, so let’s explain that real quick. The air is hot...

Classic YouTube: Thrashing Angry Grandpa During A Michelin Track-X Day At NCM Motorsports Park

Since this spring has been reduced to “get to work on the projects since there’s nothing else to do”, I’ve taken a bit of a critical eye of the fleet at BangShift Mid-West....

Great Video: An In-Depth Discussion About Clutches and Torque Converters With McLeod and FTI Hosted By VMP

Soooo, a supercharger company hosting a clutch manufacturer and torque converter outfit on their weekly tuning show? Does this make any sense? Of course it does! It actually makes all the sense in...

Temper Flare: Chase Elliott Throws Out His Own Flag On The Play After Getting Spun Out At Darlington

If there was any doubt that NASCAR drivers are content to be back in the cars and not behind the wheel of a sim racer, it all came out at Darlington on Wednesday, the second of seven races slammed...

Morning Symphony: It’s A Twin-Turbo, All-Wheel-Drive 1971 Chevelle That Puts Down About 1000 Horsepower In France!

Matting the throttle on a big-power muscle car is a riot for all of the right reasons: loud noises, mosquito-fogging levels of tire smoke, and you save your local DOT money by repaving the roadway in...