Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Video

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Brad Yonkers C5 Corvette On The USCA Speed Stop And AutoCross

Brad Yonkers had quite the challenging few days leading up to the USCA Optima Search for the Ultimate Street at Road America a couple weeks ago. A broken engine, new one on the way, get it and thrash...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! The International Edition

We aren’t sure where this is, or even what the hell the little car is, although it has an H for Honda on the steering wheel. Wherever it is, it may be one of the longest autocross courses ever...

The Driver Of This Porsche Cayman GT4 Race Car Proves That Sometimes Saving Your Own Hide Requires Max Throttle

As a general rule of thumb, when everything starts going wrong for you behind the wheel, the last thing you ever want to do is drill either the brake or the throttle. You want to shave off speed...

Mike Maier Explains How A Panhard Bar Works VS A Watts Link, Roll Center, Gravity, And More.

Mike Maier is a certifiable badd ass. Everyone in the Pro Touring world knows that, as do most of the people involved in SCCA Autocross. After all, he’s a hell of a driver and car builder, and...

The Bentley Continental GT3-R: Priced Like A House, Weighs As Much As A Diesel Dually, And Can Be Heard From Three Counties Over!

Normally, most BangShift attention directed at Bentley is towards their racing efforts in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Otherwise, for the most part, a Bentley is for someone who wants the premise...

Watch An Out Of Control Porsche Nearly Wipe Out Two People In A Megabusa (Lotus 7 Variant) Sports Car On The ‘Ring

Imagine that you are just minding your business, hauling around the famed Nurburgring with your girlfriend in your little Megabusa sports car (think of a Lotus 7 and you’ve pretty much got it)...

Watch Ferdinand von Habsberg Take Flight At Silverstone During A Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Race!

Cars are not supposed to fly, period. No matter what Terrafugia, AVE or The Dukes Of Hazzard taught you, automobiles were not intended for flight. But that doesn’t stop certain individuals from...

Not Familiar With New Zealand’s Superstock Racing? You Should Be! Dirt Track, Bumper Cars And A Demo Derby, All In One!

Super stock racing to us is door slammer racing. Impalas, Max Wedge Mopars, Thunderbolts, and all of the other cars that make up the class turn our crank. The racing is competitive, the cars are...

Roadkill Takes On LeMons! (Again.) Does The Rotsun Have The Guts To Take On The Battle Of The Beaters?

The Roadkill crew have been here before. The 24 Hours of LeMons should be their haven, their safe home. It’s a race designed for beaters, the worse, the better…how could they possibly...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Ride Along In Bob Bertelsen’s Orange Rush C10 At CAM Challenge

Bob Bertelsen’s Orange Rush 1969 C10 Pickup is one bad pro-touring machine, and this is your chance to ride along with Bob on a big autocross course at the recent CAM Challenge event. The truck...

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Watch This! Brian Hobaugh Racing His Bitchin 1973 Camaro Around The Road Course At Charlotte

Brian Hobaugh is a bad ass behind the wheel of anything, but his famed Orang Camaro is probably one of my favorites. Thanks to the guys at Falken tire, who gave he and Mike Maier a lift to Charlotte,...

ACED: AutoCross Every Day! Shotgun Seat Perspective Of An SCCA Autocross In A 1968 Camaro

The Camaro you’ll be riding in for this adventure is a pretty good one. It is a ’68 Camaro SS with an LS3 with a cam and a T56, Ridetech coil-overs, Moser aluminum center section, C6...

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7.5 Minutes Of The BuckNackedRacing’s 1963 Chevy II At Road America From Two Angles

I consider myself very fortunate to say that I have been around the race track at Road America behind the wheel of a pretty cool hot rod and can tell you that the National Park of Speed is just that....

Corvair War: Sitting Pretty Is One Thing, But This Crown-Converted Monza Racer Stomping Corvettes And Porsches Is Another!

I can’t knock Lohnes for picking the Yenko Stinger…it’s a given that if you aren’t going for a V8-converted ‘Vair, that the Yenko is the way to go. Looking at for sale...