Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Watch And Listen To This Miniature Version Of The Famed Novi V8 Indy Engine Run In A Tiny Car

There are few engines in the history of American racing that have the legendary status, the incredible aura, and the overall lack of race wins to back it all up than the famed Novi Indy car engine....

This McCulloch Promotional Film From 1961 Is Awesome And Stars The Late Don Knots!

Everything about this video is awesome. From the sound of the angry McCulloch racing engines, the goofy coolness of Don Knots, the race footage shown, and the fact that it was made to help McCulloch...

Video Perfection: Take A Look At A Screaming Formula 5000 Car From 1970 – Open Wheel, Small Block Perfection

(Video credit: Clay Simon YouTube Channel) – We have gushed over Formula 5000, we have showed you old Formula 5000 cars on eBay, and we have even showed you old Formula 5000 video with James...

Historic Promo Video: Chevrolet’s Promo Movie Selling Ram-Jet Fuel Injection for 1957

What a world it must have been for a gearhead in the late 1950s. So much was happening with aviation technology, and car companies were innovating, inventing, and experimenting with stuff that would...

Hemi History: This Debut Video Featuring The Red Ram Hemi Is Awesome

It was an engine that would change the face of American hot rodding, but like all new engines debuted by a manufacturer, it was at first a mechanical ox, yoked to factory metal. Like all new stuff...

The Bad Old Days: This Look At The 1989 Cadillac STS Will Leave You Wondering How They Survived

In the interest of full-disclosure here I have to say that when I was younger, I kind of fell in love with the 1990s era Cadillac STS and DTS models. They were the cars that Cadillac had always built...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are You A Good Sportsman?

On paper, the race should’ve been a wash. In the left lane was me in the 2001 Buick Regal GS Joseph Abboud Edition. What the hell did that mean? 240 horsepower, 280 ft/lbs of torque, and a...

Historical Footage: The 1971 British Saloon Car Championship From The Crystal Palace

Originally, it was a beautiful structure that housed the 1851 Great Exhibition. It had 990,000 square feet of space, enough sheet glass that interior lighting wasn’t necessary, and survived...

Ride Along With Scott Lagasse Jr As His Trans-Am Camaro Flies And Smashes At 160mph!

Now this is a wild one. Scott Lagasse Jr who is a long time stock car racer and road racer was competing at Virginia International Raceway last weekend when he suffered the worst crash of his long...

The Right Line: This 1960s British Motorcycling Film Is Spectacular! Trials, Grand Prix, Moto-Cross, Isle of Man

Motorcycle racing is not exactly a burning passion of mine in the modern world, but I am fascinated by its history. This is especially true of the scene and the sport in Europe where it was and still...

Tibu-Gone: Watch These Guys Blow Up A Hyundai In Spectacular Fashion With Nitrous and The Rev Limiter

Sometimes it is just fun to send a lowly, crummy car down the line in spectacular fashion. Whether something like McTaggart and his King of The Heap adventures or what these guys did, there’s...

Ride Along For Some Hot Laps Of Mont Tremblant In A Killer Little Shelby GT350 Mustang

The Mont Tremblant road racing circuit in Canada has been a staple in the world of bendy road competition for decades. It was the scene of perhaps the worst Trans Am crash in history back in the late...

With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Watch As Chris Forsberg Gets Tased While Drifting!

The Taser is meant to be a security device meant to deter an attacker. Instead the handheld device is responsible for more friendships being ruined than Jenga, King’s Cup and a new girlfriend...

Morning Symphony: The Charge Of The 1960s Greatest Hits

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, the ultimate form of the C2 Corvette platform. A 377ci V8, 550 horsepower, and the goal of going to LeMans and spanking the holy hell out of GT Production cars. That...