Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, BangShift News

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Teasers Have Been Released And It’s Looking Futuristically Retro

(By Tom Lohnes) – Hyundai has teased its first addition to the Ioniq sub-brand, and it looks a whole lot more interesting than the normal Ioniq. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be sort of a bridge...

Watch This Kid Run Out Of Talent, Mangle A BMW, And Catch An Airbag To The Face In The Desert

I have had the good fortune to drive several BMWs this year. While none of them were M-series cars, several of them had the M-sport suspension components on them that make those package cars work so...

Can A Facelift Salvage Sales For The Awesome Kia K900? The Price Is Right, Why Is No One Buying?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Kia K900 has been somewhat of a failure in America, moving only 305 units in 2020.  With a luxurious interior and optional V8 power, it’s anonymous looks hold it back...

Big Muscle: Watch This UMP Dirt Modified Engine Make Nearly 900hp Naturally Aspirated – Mean Small Block!

A lot of people forget that no matter the racing surface, having the most horsepower that you can is the name of the game. Take this engine, for example. You are looking at a 436ci UMP Dirt Modified...

Suicidal Speed and Splinters: The History of Board Track Racing In America

For a span of about 25 years in America, the fastest racing venues in the country were not made of asphalt, concrete, or brick, but rather wooden boards. These tracks, which ranged from less than a...

This Feature On The Renault R5 Turbo Is An Awesome Look Back At A Truly Wild Little Car

The Renault R5 is one of the greatest homologation cars every produced by an auto manufacturer for racing purposes. At the time it was released, the short, squat, and miles wide little car was...

Dulcich Does YouTube: This Oil Pan Baffling Video Shows You How To Improve A Stock Pan At Home!

Steve Dulcich is a great guy who’s magazine stories have enthralled us for years. In more recent times it has been his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others that...

All Spray, No Pray: Watch This Prestige Motorsports 427 Ford Small Black Make 1,000hp On Spray – You Can Win It!

Holley has been giving away some awesome engines over the last year and the program has been successful that it will continue going forward. How do we know? This is one of the engines! You are going...

Pro Touring Truck: This Profile Of The QA1 New Blue 1972 Ford F100 Will Make You Want A Corner Burning Rig

There was a time a few years back when someone building a pro touring pickup truck was kind of a fun anomaly. The world of hardcore pro touring cars was dominated by traditional machines like...

The Hoonicorn’s Last Ride? Ken Block and Ford Split, This Could Be The Last Time He Mangles Four Tires At A Time

The big news last week was that Ken Block and Ford have amicably ended their 11-year partnership in racing and other automotive craziness. This is a partnership that was amazingly successful in terms...

Engine Awesomeness: Get A Detailed Tour And A Seat In The Dyno Room As This 765hp Cosworth IndyCar Engine Is Tuned!

This might be our favorite kind of dyno video. This is the style of dyno video that shows us something we know nothing about, explains some of its most awesome features, and then we get to see the...

Enter the Blackwing: Cadillac Has Two Blackwing Sedans Coming And They’re Ready To Throw Down

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Cadillac Blackwing cars are about to come out and although they’re not carrying the Blackwing engine, they’re going to punch above their weight class in performance...

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Outside: Here Comes Another Weird and Awkward Convertible To The Market!

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the outright failure that was the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and the more recent Range Rover Evoque convertible, it is safe to say convertible SUV’s aren’t...

2020 AACA Fall Meet Photo Coverage: Our Last Blast Of Amazing Automotive Images From This Huge Show

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Diversity. Variety. Mixture. These are the adjectives I have used to describe the previous galleries showcasing the Antique Automobile Club of America’s...