Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX

SCCA Releases New 2015 Classic American Muscle Rules – Sub Classes, Weight, Body, And Other Information Here

The SCCA’s Classic American Muscle category had a great year in 2014 with participants all over the country sampling the wares of the popular SCCA autocross program. Our own Dave Nutting hit...

The Supercharged 8-Cylinder 1934 Mercedes W25 Grand Prix Car Has A Rip-Roaring Scream You Won’t Believe (Video)

We have to thank long time BangShifter Arild Guldbrandsen for sending us the below videos that feature a 1934 Mercedes W25 Grand Prix car darting up the course at an incredible hill climb event that...

This 1937 Packard Hot Rod Is Among The More Jaw Dropping Things We Saw In 2014 – Simply Stunning

(Words and photos by Kaleb Kelley) – There are some cars that just peak your interest the instant you see them. This 1937 Packard by G3 Rods of Rapid City, SD is one of those cars. I spotted...

This Rally Team Is Competing In A Snow Stage At Night When This Happens…

Snow rallying takes everything that is insane and dangerous and multiplies it by ten due to the lack of traction and all of the fun that frigid temperatures brings to the stage. Snow and ice are not...

This 1974 Corvette Has A VW TDI Diesel Engine, A Toyota Transmission, Gets 44 MPG, And Is Slightly Lacking In The Fit And Finish Dept

I was seconds away from shutting my computer when ace BangShift tipster Mike Kenworthy sent in an email gently urging that we take a peek at a Craigslist ad that he sent. We opened the link and were...

Maybe The Best Car We’ve Ever Seen: A Boss 429 Mustang That I Have Driven!

Sure we’ve seen Boss 429 Mustangs for sale before, but this one is special for several reasons. Let me tell you a story… In 2007, my buddy Chuck Schroedl and I each drove a dually and...

This Lamborghini Gets One Final Workout Before It Gets Built Into A Race Car…And You Won’t Guess What Kind!

Some say, that they have done things with a BMW M3 that have caused tears to be shed by the company’s CEO…and that they are considered some of the craziest sons-of-bitches to run a 2wd...

Brian Lister, Founder Of Lister Cars, Has Passed On At The Age Of 88

Brian Lister, the namesake behind Lister Cars, died on December 17, 2014. Lister was well-known for building some of the fastest front-engined sports cars in racing from his company, which was...

The Spirit Of A Touring Car, The Heart Of An F1 Racer, And A Soundtrack From Hell: Georg Plasa’s JUDD V8-Powered BMW

Regardless of what you prefer to do when it comes to automotive work, whether you wrench, drive or just like to watch, there is one thing that connects every gearhead: The sound that the car makes....

Wicked In-Car Video: Make Laps Of Road America Inside The Vintage Trans-Am AAR ‘Cuda Of Dan Gurney!

At its heart, every pro touring car wants to be a Trans-Am racer, right? That’s the was I feel about it anyway. I know when I am burning corners with ol’ Buford T Justice, I think that...

Cool Old Video: Watch A Video Showcasing 1930’s Suspension Tech

I guess this can be considered “cool videos from the 1930’s” day here at BangShift, as we first started by showing you a 1936 Plymouth being put through its paces by a stunt driver (Watch the...

Simeone Museum Demo Day: A Look At The Beautiful 1956 Jaguar D-Type Up Close And Personal

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Yesterday we told you the twisted tale of the Simeone Museum’s Shelby Daytona Coupe, which is the first one ever built and has had some amazing racing and...

Pure Perfection: Mike Cavanah’s 1966 Chevelle Makes White The Sexiest Color Ever

Mike Cavanah’s 1966 Chevelle is NOT the norm. With quarter panels as sexy as that spot on a woman’s lower back,  just above their hip, you wouldn’t expect it to be this white. Red?...

Get Your Morning Started Right With These Vintage Trans Am Racing Videos

Earlier today, Brian wrote about a pretty gnarly 1969 Chevelle that was dropped onto a NASCAR chassis. While the chassis itself is from a late 90’s Cup car, the fact that a late 60’s Chevelle...