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

Morning Symphony: Listen To This 1970 Porsche 917K Hit The Track And Scream Like The Devil

(By Scott Liggett) – I knew of the Porsche 917 from pictures I discovered in my school library. I dug through every book that was on automobiles multiple times over that my junior high and...

Hell On Parts: This Bugatti Brake Testing Video Is 1,800-Degrees Of Gnarly

Yeah, you are looking at a brake rotor that is carry about 2,000-degrees of temperature in the middle of a brake testing regimen that would make even the most brutally harsh engineer cringe. The work...

Funny Stuff: Tim Wilson Performs The Talladega Song – You Don’t Want To Be Near This Family At The Track

(By Greg Rourke) –Can you use a good laugh? Sure you can, we all can. Are you familiar with the musical stylings of the late Tim Wilson? In my opinion Tim was the Southern comedian Jeff...

Youngest IndyCar Winner Ever: Colton Herta Tops The Board At COTA

(Lead photo: Motorsport.com) At the age of 18 years, 11 months and 25 days, Colton Herta has become IndyCar’s youngest winner after he took the checkered flag in a well-contested race at...

This Tongue In Cheek Video About Triumph Motorcycle Manufacturing Is Absolutely Hilarious

BangShifter Tim Booher gets the credit for tipping us off to this truly awesome video that was actually made by Triumph and takes a tongue in cheek look at building their Rocket III motorcycle. While...

Watch Two Gentlemen Have A Spirited Disagreement At The Conclusion Of A Spectator Drags Race

Spectator drags at circle track events are the motorized equivalent of an organized bar fight. The combatants are never evenly matched, they are normally lacking the skills to make the thing...

Watch This Modified Vintage McCulloch MC49 Kart Engine Make Dyno Pulls!

Small engines are awesome. From chainsaws to go karts the little mills keep the world moving and keep work getting done. Few outfits in history have had the influence and evolutionary umph of the...

Classic YouTube: Pride of Pay ‘n Pak Versus Miss Budweiser On Lake Washington In 1974

Seattle is linked with hydroplane racing via the summertime Seafair festival events that take place over July and August. In addition to the Torchlight Parade and Torchlight Run, and the screaming of...

Something’s Afoot: This Ferrari F40 Looks The Part And Sounds Completely Wrong!

The Ferrari F40 is a supercar before it even turns a wheel in anger. It’s the last car that Enzo himself green-lit for production. It had roots that stretched back through the 288 GTO, itself a...

Watch Ollie Bryant Drive A 1958 Lotus-Climax Like A Boss At Goodwood – Raw Talent!

Why do we love historic racing? Why do loads of people love history racing? The answer is that it exposes talent. We strip away modern technology, we strip away modern amenities, we strip away...

Flying Start Video: Ride Along In A 1974 IROC Porsche At Sebring – This Thing Dominates The Start!

The IROC (international race of champions) series had some incredibly long legs in the world of motorsports. While it is no longer contested, the series ran from the early 1970s right up until 2005....

Ride Shotgun In A Thundering Daytona Prototype At Sebring – Jim Pace In-Car Action Supreme

This killer in-car video with BangShift’s adopted road racing hero Jim Pace is great and you are going to love it. This footage is from the 2014 12-Hours of Sebring which is run as part of the...

Crown Vic Drifting: Project Neighbor Hangs The Tail Out Like A Boss

Ford fought tooth-and-nail to fight downsizing in the late 1970s. GM had shrunk the Impala and Caprice and walked away smelling like a rose. The race was on…who would be the next to shrink...

The American Powertrain Monday Shift: Ride With Shane Van Gisbergen As He Rips A Lap Record At Bathurst

While there may not be a shifter coming through the floor there is a whole lot of shifting going on in this video of New Zealand racer Shane Van Gisbergen setting a lap record last weekend at...