Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Best Of BangShift: Watch An Angry Tow Truck Driver At A Circle Track Chase Down A Rogue Racer And Force Him Into The Pits

You’d think that a clapped out looking Dodge tow truck would be no match to catch a stock car on an oval track but you’d be wrong if the tow truck is being driven by a really pissed off...

Best Of BangShift: Watch A Wicked 1980s Crown Vic Wagon With Wood Paneling On The Side Tear Up An Autocross Course!

You know us, we love big stuff that turns. This 1980s boxy style Crown Victoria wagon that is all decked out in wood paneling hauls some serious mail around an autocross in this video. The wagon...

The Most Awesome Road Racing Video We Have Ever Seen Involves Tiny Stock Hatchbacks Being Driven With Absolute And Total Abandon

That lead photo is no special effect. In fact, that’s the window being blown out of a tiny racing hatchback as it was being sideswiped, AFTER it was up on two wheels and on the grass next to...

Historical Footage: 1978 IROC Race At Daytona, Featuring An Airborne Al Unser, Jr. And A.J. Foyt Sitting Out

IROC racing in 1978 was a grab bag of everything: drivers came from NASCAR, SCCA, Indy, drag racing and even outlaws. The Camaro used was the 1978 body, which was more NASCAR than the street cars...

The Supercharged 8-Cylinder 1934 Mercedes W25 Grand Prix Car Has A Rip-Roaring Scream You Won’t Believe (Video)

We have to thank long time BangShifter Arild Guldbrandsen for sending us the below videos that feature a 1934 Mercedes W25 Grand Prix car darting up the course at an incredible hill climb event that...

This Rally Team Is Competing In A Snow Stage At Night When This Happens…

Snow rallying takes everything that is insane and dangerous and multiplies it by ten due to the lack of traction and all of the fun that frigid temperatures brings to the stage. Snow and ice are not...

This Lamborghini Gets One Final Workout Before It Gets Built Into A Race Car…And You Won’t Guess What Kind!

Some say, that they have done things with a BMW M3 that have caused tears to be shed by the company’s CEO…and that they are considered some of the craziest sons-of-bitches to run a 2wd...

The Spirit Of A Touring Car, The Heart Of An F1 Racer, And A Soundtrack From Hell: Georg Plasa’s JUDD V8-Powered BMW

Regardless of what you prefer to do when it comes to automotive work, whether you wrench, drive or just like to watch, there is one thing that connects every gearhead: The sound that the car makes....

Wicked In-Car Video: Make Laps Of Road America Inside The Vintage Trans-Am AAR ‘Cuda Of Dan Gurney!

At its heart, every pro touring car wants to be a Trans-Am racer, right? That’s the was I feel about it anyway. I know when I am burning corners with ol’ Buford T Justice, I think that...

Cool Old Video: Watch A Video Showcasing 1930’s Suspension Tech

I guess this can be considered “cool videos from the 1930’s” day here at BangShift, as we first started by showing you a 1936 Plymouth being put through its paces by a stunt driver (Watch the...

Get Your Morning Started Right With These Vintage Trans Am Racing Videos

Earlier today, Brian wrote about a pretty gnarly 1969 Chevelle that was dropped onto a NASCAR chassis. While the chassis itself is from a late 90’s Cup car, the fact that a late 60’s Chevelle...

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...

Carrying The Left Front Tire The Entire Way Around A Dirt Oval May Not Be The Fast Way Home But It Sure Is The Coolest Looking

I have never driven a dirt track car before. I have never worked on a dirt track car before. I have never spent much time around guys who run such machines so I cannot speak to the chassis setup,...

So You Think Rally Is Easy? This Footage From The 2014 WRC Rally Deutschland Will Change Your Mind

We feature a lot of rally stuff here, but with most of the videos (especially the ones that don’t involve carnage), it’s not easy to understand just how difficult it is to actually do....