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

Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and with the advent of amazing digital capabilities we’re able to take old footage and enhance its quality. That’s what...

Wonderfully Weird Wagon: The 1989 Spoilers Plus Aero GT Was A Fun Take On A Ford Taurus Wagon

Isn’t it fun when you get reminded of something that you forgot about or better yet learn something that you never knew was a thing in the first place? That’s the case with this video...

Awesome Historic Video: Road Racing on the Streets of Pontiac Michigan in 1975

In 1974 and again in 1975 the streets of downtown Pontiac, Michigan were turned into a road course that hosted a couple large scale road racing events. These were “outlaw” events in the...

Crazy Wreckage Video: In-Car Footage Of A Violent Open Wheel Road Racing Crash!

I’ve never driven an open wheel race car. They sure seem like they’d be fun to pilot. They’re light, fast, corner like few other things on the planet and like dragsters, have...

Watch 1971 California Highway Patrol Officers Slide, Spin, and Haul in 440ci Powered Polaras

We have to thank a Mopar lovin’ tipster for this killer 25-minute film depicting California Highway Patrol driver training in 1971. The police cars shown in this video are 1971 Dodge Polaras...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

A Fox Mustang Smashes Into A Tree During an Autocross Event – Major Wreckage!

We’ve been to and competed at more than a couple autocross events during our time as amateur stunt drivers. None of those events have presented a competitor with the option of smashing his car...

A Study In Balance: The 1998 Kenny Brown 289 RS Mustang Coba Wasn’t Cheap But It Sure Was Good

There’s the old adage that you can have cheap or you can have good, but you cannot have both. That’s been true forever with cars (for the most part) and this video from 1998 shows that...

This Video For The 1962 Corvair Monza Touts A Hurricane Of Power Under The Hood – Cool Gear Jamming As Well

We seem to run across factory promotional films for the Chevy Corvair at a rate that far eclipses other models in GM history. There’s probably some good reason for that. Firstly, the company...

Hot Hatch History: This Look Back At The Hot Hatches Of The 1970s Is Great – No, The Golf GTI Was Not First

The idea of a “hot hatchback” has been part of the automotive landscape from the birth of the Mini-Cooper and this video from the fine folks at Goodwood which outlines the history of the...

Weird Science: This Video About The Most Dangerous Rocket Fuels Ever Tested Is Cool

Rocket science may be well above our intellectual pay grade around here but we still love learning about it. The fuels used to power rockets have ranged from the mundane (ethanol) to the downright...

Wagons Ho! This Promotional Film Features The 1972 Chevelle and Mid-Size Chevy Wagon Line

The 1968-1972 Chevelle remains one of the most popular platforms for those muscle car lovers out there to hot rod. From drag racing to pro touring, we have seen them done in all kinds of styles and...

Lap Le Mans In A Porsche 936 Circa 1977 – Watch This 200+ Mph Monster Swallow Carreras Like Skittles

One of my top “must do” motorsport items is to attend the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The race is unequivocally historic, it is fast as hell, it is one of the great traditions in racing and it...

Get It Right: Here’s The Proper Way To Measure For Custom Shocks From The Crew At Ridetech

You want to install custom shocks on your car. Maybe you just want to make a simple change with a single adjustable tube shock or maybe you are going bigger with air suspension or perhaps multi-way...