Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Watch This Ford Fiesta Rally Car Jump Half A Football Field At Rally Sweden! Woah Mamma!

(By Eric Rood) – Ah, Rally Sweden, the world’s best snow rally. When not contending with mixed ice and snow conditions on the country’s back roads, drivers are fighting the difficulty of...

Last To First In One Lap! This Spec Miata Racer Schools The Field IN A HURRY!

(by Eric Rood) – We’re always big fans of last-to-first charges here at BangShift, but this one might take the cake. Spec Miata racing pits identical Mazda roadsters against each other in a...

Pro Touring Video: A Look At The 2015 Midwest Muscle Car Challenge – Great Action and Fun

The 2015 Midwest Muscle Car Challenge brought some of the coolest pro touring cars and people from across the country to Indiana and they’re planning on doing it again in 2016. The...

24 Hours Of LeMons Video: Where There’s Smoke, There’s A Dying Mini-Van Barfing Trans Fluid

(By Eric Rood) – Sometimes, a team (aptly named Bad Decisions Racing) race a GM U-body minivan in the 24 Hours of LeMons. And sometimes, that van blows a transmission line three minutes before...

Video: A Profile Of Dave Marcis, NASCAR Legend And Current ECTA LSR Racer

The man with the drift and the three pound sledge in the lead photo is NASCAR great Dave Marcis. It isn’t the only time you’ll see him beating on one of his race cars with a hammer in...

Eastwood’s Hands On Cars With Kevin Tetz Show Us How To Strip Paint and Finish The Bottom Of Your Ride!

As great as building cars is, it also sucks. Or at least it does when you get to certain jobs. Jobs like finishing and painting the bottom side of your hot rod can be a royal pain in the ass. After...

Ride In, On, and Around The Enviate Pikes Peak Unlimited Racer – Turbo LS Open Wheel Monster

The unlimited class at the Pikes Peak hillclimb has birthed some truly evil machines over the years, each with their own proclivities and personality. While we’re not sure what to make of the...

Horror Show Video: A Couple Walked Away From The Worst Jetsprint Boat Crash We Have Ever Seen

 Jetsprint boat racing is among the more terrifying things to watch when things are going well but when they go wrong, baby do they go WRONG. In this case it was a couple racing at the Jetsprint...

This Video Claims To Count Down The 8 Races That Shaped Motorsport – Do You Agree?

I’m a list guy, a countdown guy, a “numbered stuff” guy if you will. I cannot flip past a television show, video, or story that counts stuff up or down or presents a bunch of...

Wild Ride: Watch As The Back Tire Of Loris Baz’s MotoGP Bike Blows Out At 180 Miles An Hour!

(Lead photo: @EyzalAmriz) Blowing out a tire at 180 miles an hour is a bad deal, I don’t care what that tire was attached to. Plane, car, whatever…your day has just gone down the tubes...

The Most Awesomely Bizarre Racing Ever Is European Reverse DAF Racing – Jumps and All

(By Eric Rood) – Bangshift’s fine truck-fan contingent are likely well-aware European truck maker DAF, but the Dutch company also built small, terribly slow cars. While they’re notable for...

Now THIS Is A Pass! Skip Barber Competitor Uses Entire Track, Holy Spirit, To Overtake

(By Eric Rood) – Sebring International Raceway remains one of the most unique circuits in the world, having been built as a bomber base during World War II and then repurposed as a racetrack....

BangShift Project Files: Bucking The LS Trend With A V6 Firebird That Is Being Built To Carve Corners!

BangShift member “WarShrike” and his 2000 Pontiac Firebird have been around the forums for quite a while, making one hell of an impression with his desire to retain the 3.8L V6 that the...

What Happens When You Convert A Subaru Impreza To Rear Wheel Drive And Toss In A Killer Boxer? Drift Car!

Subaru Imprezas that have had the screws turned in the right direction are nothing short of a riot. They launch with ease, corner like a cheetah that sees you as dinner, and don’t sound like a...