Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Watch This Subaru WRX STi Driver Make An Epic Save On The Nurburgring To Save His Bacon (And His Car)

Having spent a week with a WRX STi earlier this summer (you can read the BS road test of it here) I can image the dude in this video’s level of excitement when he pulled onto the Nurburgring...

Fender Banging Video: Full Contact Road Racing From the British Touring Car Championship Series – 1992

While there is no denying that we love our drag racing here at BangShift, we have road racing in our past and still carry an affinity for that type of racing. We were tipped off to this five minutes...

SCCA To Invite Muscle Cars To Compete At Tire Rack Pro Solo Finale – Classic American Muscle Class On The National Stage

We got an email from Dave Dusterberg who is an SCCA Regional Executive working in the Indiana region and a guy who was one of the driving forces in the creation of the SCCA Classic American Muscle...

Cone Carving And Asphalt Melting Autocross Action From Goodguys Columbus 2014 – Killer Photos

(Photos by Suzy Bauter) – Every year, the autocross at the Goodguys Columbus Nationals is a literal barn burner. This particular event is ratcheted up like 20 notches because it is where the...

All Hail The Greatest Go Kart Parker Who Has Ever Lived – This Guy Is AWESOME

At every job we have ever worked at, we have developed certain “skill sets” and by that, we mean ways to keep ourselves entertained while the boss was not around. Whether it was...

Ebay Find: This Sweet ’55 Chevy 3100 Is Actually A Mercedes ML320

Here at BangShift, we love all sorts of vehicles and just-crazy-enough-to-work ideas. Variety is the spice of life, and what keeps the automotive hobby fresh is enthusiasts that are willing to try...

The 2014 Great Race Road Trip Adventure Part 2: Fun Times And Late Nights On And Off The Course

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Yesterday, you may have learned about the intricacies of the Great Race, but today, you’re going to learn what goes on when a couple of guys are tasked...

Professional-Level Sleeper: Alfa Romeo 164 ProCar V10-All The Fun Of An F1 Engine In A Sedan!

We dig sleepers here at BangShift. But what constitutes a great sleeper? The ability to blend in and the ability to pull off the ruse with little to no hint of what is actually going on. Depending on...

The 19th Ferrari 250 GTO Ever Built Will Be Sold In August – $50-million Could Be The Final Price

They are the most desired, the most beautiful, and the most expensive cars in the world and very rarely do they ever come up for sale. When A Ferrari 250 GTO hits the auction block it is...

The Great Race 2014 Road Trip Adventure: Two Dudes Chase 100 Vintage Cars from Maine to Florida in a Brand New Rental Suburban

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) –  When I’m not hammering out articles for BangShift, or wrenching on an old car, I’m at my day job, which is a pretty good gig. I handle the...

Wild Video: A Formula Ford Racer Gets Run Over By Another Formula Ford Racer….WHILE RACING

Back during my days as an SCCA racing announcer, I always enjoyed watching Formula Ford because it was one of those glasses that was chock full of interesting cars and talented drivers. There are...

Dyno Video: This Twin Turbo Viper V10 Makes 1200hp And Sounds Really, Really Good

The engine dyno at Nelson Racing Engines out in California has been assaulted by more powerful stuff than this twin turbo V10 that started life in a Dodge Viper but it is surely one of the most...

Climb To The Clouds 2014 – Action Photos Show How Hairy This Sprint Up Mount Washington Really Is

(Words and Photos by Joe Staska) – David Higgins with co-driver Craig Drew broke the Mount Washington Climb To The Clouds record set in 2011 by roughly two seconds with an official time of...

Watch BMW Turn An Aircraft Carrier Into The Ultimate Racetrack… Or Did They?

We’ve seen a lot of cars race fighter jets on aircraft carriers, including Top Fuel Dragsters, but this video from BMW is using A LOT more of the aircraft carrier than we’ve ever seen...