Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Want The Ultimate 2016 SEMA Show Cruiser? This 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Is Your Ticket!

We need to upgrade our program. See, when guys like us do the SEMA show we spend the majority of our lives cooped up in the Las Vegas Convention Center during the day. We’re writing stories,...

Let Randy Pobst Teach You The Basics Of Performance Shifting In His Latest Episode Of The Racing Line!

There’s nothing quite like some excellent gear-banging to get the day started, is there? No, there isn’t. Why else would we call ourselves BangShift? No-lift shifting is great for the...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Cody Mason In Ken Thwaits Wicked Witch Z28 Camaro At Optima Fontana

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational is officially starting this afternoon in Las Vegas when all the competitors fire up their cars and pull them out of the 2015 SEMA Show and onto the streets...

Ever Wonder What A Car Designer Drives? In This Case A Bitchin Classic

“The car only screams when you put your foot on the pedal” says¬†Radu Muntean, a car designer with a serious passion for cool cars like his BMW 2002. We like someone that describes their...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Watch This 440 Powered Mid Engine Neon Run Around The Course

At this year’s Grassroots Motorsports $2015 Challenge there are apparently some pretty creative machines running around. We’ve already seen a front engine Volkswagen bug and now there is...

Ridetech’s Street Grip Explained In Video: This Stuff Really Works!

When Ridetech founder Bret Voelkel came to me and explained his thoughts on a complete system for muscle car enthusiasts that would come in one box and was focused on ride and handling without...

Ever Wonder What Happened To Eddie Hill? At 78-Years Old He’s Still Racing!

Eddie Hill was once quoted as saying, “You only go around once in life but if you do it right, once should be enough.” Judging by the fact that the 78-year old Hill still seems to be...

Honda’s “Paper” Ad Is A Pretty Awesome Watch – The Mechanical History Of The Company

Sometimes people ask me where all the ideas and topics for all the different things I have written on BangShift come from and the fact is that many of them come from stuff I run into in everyday...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! On Board A Nova For The Goodguys Charlotte Autocross

The Goodguys Autocross series is a riot, and a chance for just about anyone to get behind the wheel of their hot rod and come out and try their hand at America’s most popular motorsport. Fast...

Great Memory: Watch Ned Jarrett Call His Son Dale Winning The 1993 Daytona 500

It is funny how things happen. Since my birthday is in the middle of February it always falls either the week before or the week after the Daytona 500. Due to this fact, I watch the race every year....

And The First Lucky Winner Of “Who Gets To Beat On Ken Block’s Escort?” Is Drifter Ryan Tuerck! Check Out The Footage Here!

As we showed you a couple of days ago, Ken Block recently turned his former rally-spec 1978 Ford Escort Mk.2 into his next Gymkhana car. It’s a evil little screamer, sporting a...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Mike Maier Inc.’s Autocross Nationals Adventures In Their Own Words!

Usually I check out YouTube or Facebook and find some cool autocross video for our ACED: AutoCross Every Day videos, but sometimes I get ones that people submit. Well yesterday Mike Maier sent me an...

Awesome Video: Screaming Vintage Racers at Australia’s Bathurst Raceway

Vintage racing is one of our favorite things. Normally we highlight videos from the good ol’ USA but we were tipped off to a great one by Bangshifter Chris Crowley that shows some totally...

Here’s Why You Never Stand At The Fence When Attending Your Local Circle Track

We always cringe a little when we see people hanging on the straightaway fence at a short track mainly because that’s a spot where things can go bad in a flash and collect up unwitting victims...