Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Best of 2020: Racing Up The Derebasi Turns in Turkey!

It’s known as State Road D.915 and it’s a north-south route in northeastern Turkey, from Of, Trabazon to Askale, Erzurum. It’s 111 miles long and it crosses over some rugged,...

Pocket Rocket: This Fiat 500 Has A V8 Made Of Two Hayabusa Engines, Fender Flares For Days, and We Want It!

There’s a certain awesomeness that we continue to discover and rediscover about the European hillclimb scene. The fact that it’s all a giant kind of run-whatcha-brung scene is so...

This Video For The 1962 Corvair Monza Touts A Hurricane Of Power Under The Hood – Cool Gear Jamming As Well

We seem to run across factory promotional films for the Chevy Corvair at a rate that far eclipses other models in GM history. There’s probably some good reason for that. Firstly, the company...

Out Of Gas At 41,000ft: The Unbelievable Story Of The Gimli Glider – Bad Math and Incredible Pilots End In A Miracle

On July 23, 1983 a Canada Air 767 with 61 passengers and eight crew aboard ran out of fuel while flying over a remote area of Ontario, Canada at 41,000ft. The pilot and co-pilot were able to take the...

Hot Hatch History: This Look Back At The Hot Hatches Of The 1970s Is Great – No, The Golf GTI Was Not First

The idea of a “hot hatchback” has been part of the automotive landscape from the birth of the Mini-Cooper and this video from the fine folks at Goodwood which outlines the history of the...

Dyno Shootout Fun: Watch The Most Popular LSx Intake Manifolds On The Market Battle Head To Head!

The battle for the hearts and minds of aftermarket shoppers is raging, especially in the LSx world. Over the course of a year that saw so many facets of the world really suffer, the high performance...

Best of 2020: Early Camaro Cup Footage From Sweden

The mythos of musclecars spread worldwide. Japan, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Australia…between 1960 and 1980, depending on where you are at, somehow American musclecars impacted...

Best of 2020: The 1965 Southern 500 At Darlington Raceway

All too often, we hear a cry for a simpler time, the old days, the way it used to be. Is that really what you want? It’s easy to wax lyrical about what used to be. But that doesn’t mean...

1990s Video Fun: This Look Back At The All-New 1992 Olds Achieva Shows GM’s Parts Bin Management Of 30 Years Ago

I remember when the Olds Achieva came out and I remember the catchy, “This is not your father’s Oldmobile,” advertising campaign and I remember enjoying none of it. As a 12 year old...

Fun Video: Watch This LEGO Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Build Itself From Scratch!

Millions of kids across America got LEGO kits for Christmas. From the little kids who will make small and basic structures with them to the older kids who work with the kits that have motors, moving...

3D Printing Fender Flares? Yep! The Guys Did Just That To Get Them Just Right For Project Binky

Project Binky has been one of my all time favorite YouTube builds in the past few years and I’m missing it terribly while it is in the body shop getting painted and ready for reassembly....

Best of 2020: 2017 IRPA Nationals – A Five-Way Sudden Death Match!

Every race is competitive…everybody wants to win. But there are different forms of winning. Take NASCAR, for example. Some want to catch every checkered flag, whether it’s black and white...

Daydream Into Drift: A Bit Of Russian Sideways Action Courtesy Of A Mushroom Trip

There are some days, usually the sunny warm ones with the long hours, where reality can go and screw itself. These are the days when you are usually out “fishing” on the water, where the...

Best Of 2020: Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Crash At The 2020 Daytona 500

Nineteen years ago, I was in a classroom in a high school in Illinois, working on a project during a study hall session when I learned what happened: during the running of the 2001 Daytona 500 the...