Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Video

We’re All About Crazy, But A Rotary Engine Powered Shifter Kart? Yeah, It’s For Real And This Is The First Ride

When the guys over at Build Break Repeat got their hands on a rotary engine with a clutch shifted transmission from some old motorcycle project there was no doubt that only bad thoughts could come...

Project Escargo Keeps On Keeping On. The Project Binky Boys Are Making Progress And It’s Going To Be Awesome!

Unique car haulers are cool, and when we last saw this one the boys from Bad Obsession Motorsport had just finished gutting it and getting it ready to start the renovation process. What had started...

Morning Symphony: The St. Anton Hill Climb – Angry Little Devils, Aren’t They?

High up in the Austrian Alps, to the southwestern area of the country lies St. Anton. When snow is on the ground, St. Anton is a skiing paradise, a world-renowned destination that offers up nearly...

Ride Along In A Period Perfect Road Racing Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt

I’d rank the Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt near the top of the coolest cars of the 1960s. These things opened the floodgates for factory drag racing specials (we know they existed before but the...

Ride In The Rip Roaring Hill Climb Monster Of Kevin Mackrell – AWD, V8, 800hp, Datsun 260!

In this video we take you to the country of Australia and more specifically the Mt. Alma Mile Hillclimb, an event that has been going on for about 10 years. Like many hillclimbs, this is a short...

No Margin For Error Is An Awesome Film From The 1957 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Since 1916 racer have been sprinting up Pikes Peak in one of the longest running and hardest core races in the world. The scene at Pikes Peak has evolved over the years and now the course is...

Regular Car Reviews: This Look Back At The 1990 Chrysler TC by Maserati Is Awesome

It’s not a LeBaron. We mean, it is a LeBaron but it isn’t. A weirdly delayed failure by Chrysler to score some points in the luxury car market, these late 1980s, early 1990s cars were...

Ride Along In The Electric VW ID.R As It Whizzes Around The 12.9 Mile Nurburgring In 6:05!

Yes, it is electric. No, it does not have pistons. It does not burn gasoline, alcohol, or diesel fuel. This is the VW ID.R, an electric racer built to do exactly what it does here, which is to haul...

This Compilation Of Go Kart Crashes Will Leave YOU Sore Just From Watching The Video

Go kart racing is one of the world’s most popular motorsports. We’re not talking about the ones with the 5hp Briggs and Stratton engines on them at the local fun park, we are talking...

Watch the Sideways, Screaming Ballet Known as Dirt Modified Racing From the Driver’s Seat!

As racing season is in full swing all over the country now, we’ve been getting practically run under with wild video clip submissions of wrecks, flips, and carnage. This video has none of that...

This Highlight Video From The 1970 Golden Gate 150 Is Awesome – Super Neat In-Car Video!

See that above and below? That’s Al Unser giving his Johnny Lightning Special the what for at Sears Point during the 1970 Golden Gate 150 Indy Car race. The second race of the 1970 season, it...

Monster: Watch This All-Wheel-Drive, Twin Turbo V8 Audi Lay Down 900+ On The Chassis Dyno

It isn’t often that we think of an Audi as a truly romping, stomping hot rod but in this case it sure as heck is. The car you are going to see in the video below was built to compete in...

Wrong Turn: Watch Trans Am Racer Paul Fix Execute The Worst Track Re-entry Ever – Wow

Road racing is full of dangers. There’s the constant and extreme cycling of suspension parts, brakes, and consumables like tires, there’s the risk of having all the other cars on track...

Spectator Drags Greatness: Two Cool Trucks Get After It And Have A VERY Close Call At Beech Ridge Speedway In Maine

Boy things sure look a little hairy in the image above, eh? One driver appears to be heading for the other one and the dude who looks like he’s about to get smacked is looking right at the guy...