Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Morning Symphony: 1979 BMW M1 ProCar – When Germans Try To Build An Italian Car!

Of all the adjectives I could use to describe a BMW, “beautiful” and “pretty” aren’t in the mix. Sorry to any BMW fans whose feelings might be stung, but there is only...

Video: Watch A 720hp Small Block Powered McLaren Can Am Car Track Down 1,000hp Foes! 180+ Mph On-Car Action!

You’ve been seeing the driving talent of Jim Pace highlighted on the pages of BangShift for some time now as we’ve pretty much adopted Jim as our “dude” in the world of...

Historic Road Racing Video: This Period Film From The 1963 12 Hours of Sebring Rules – Corvettes, Cobras, Ferraris, More

Now this is the kind of vintage racing footage we love. Made by Gulf Oil, this cool film featuring the 1963 12 hours of Sebring has all the elements that every BangShifter could ever want. For...

Morning Symphony: This Group C Mazda RX-7 Will Scream Until You Wake Up!

Full transparency: it’s 1:52 in the morning as I write this. And it’s going to be a relatively early morning when I wake up, because that’s just how this week is going to go. I have...

Mission Troll: The Car Bros Are Trying To Get Their Fierri To Monterey Car Week – Want To Help?

We have followed along with the hilarious exploits of the Car Bros since their channel became a thing a few years ago on YouTube. They have gone to some of the biggest automotive events in the...

Buick Nailhead Redline Rebuild Update: New Donor Engine, Same Piston Hammering Results – Video

We LOVE the Hagerty Redline Rebuild videos and we especially love the fact that they do not shy away form showing all the details that surround the seemingly magical engine teardown and reassembly...

Ride Along In A Thundering Saleen S7 R At The Spa Classic – 427ci Ford Small Block Power!

The Saleen S7 was one of the best supercars in the world for the period that it was built. Using advanced design techniques and engineering while deriving power from a tried and true 427ci Ford...

It Got Real Quick: Watch This Insane Wreck From The 24 Hours of Lemons Race In New Jersey!

One of the things that budget car racing series like the 24 Hours of Lemons keeps really close tabs on is the safety equipment required in competition cars. Some people have issues with this because...

Freaky Good: This 1960s GM Safety Film Called Unrestrained Flying Objects Is All About Seatbelt Safety

Now this is weirdly entertaining. You are about to watch a film called “Unrestrained Flying Objects” and it is a GM safety piece that is designed to educate people on the benefits of...

Classic YouTube: Bobby Allison’s Win At Darlington In An AMC Matador

It’s easy to picture American Motors fighting it out in Trans Am racing back in the 1970s. Mark Donohue did wonders promoting the brand and the red-white-and-blue Javelins and AMXs. But AMC...

Video: Forget Everything Else, We Need To Go To A Rally Legends Event, Like NOW

There’s a load of stuff that we want to do in the world of cars and motorsports like RIGHT NOW but after seeing this video, getting our asses to a Rally Legends event is what we want to do...

Video: The Scarab Was America’s First F1 Effort – A Glorious Failure Then But A Vintage Winner Now!

America has had an interesting past when it comes to success on the international racing stage. Back in 1921 the biggest and arguably first international win for an American car came when Jimmy...

Little Giants: Here’s A Video Looking At 10 Of The Smallest V8 Engines Installed In Cars

We have been, will be, and won’t ever apologize about being V8 centric around here. We love all kinds of engines here at BangShift but there will never be anything that’ll supplant the V8...

Video From The 1976 Hulman Classic Captures Some Of The Coolest Old Sprint Car Action

By the time this film was made in 1976, the Tony Hulman classic had become one of the most prestigious and profitable sprint car races in the world. Started in the early 1970 and held every year in...