Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Video

Australian V8 Supercars Video: Crashing At Bathurst Is Nothing New, But In Practice?!

Our buddy Sean, a huge Australian V8 Supercars fan, sent us the link to this cool video from Bathurst where Lowndes and Luff came together during practice of all things. As if Bathurst wasn’t a...

Audi Is Going To Let An RS7 Lap The Hockenheimring…Without A Driver, At Speed

In another move that signals the oncoming driverless car, Audi is preparing to let a fully autonomous RS7 take a lap of the Hockenheimring race course at full speed on October 19, 2014, in...

RideTech Race Report: From Texas To Pittsburgh, It Was A Busy Weekend For RideTech Equipped Competitors

There’s busy and then there’s what the guys and girls who work and race for RideTech have been this summer and that is B U S Y. They have been traversing the country, competing at USCA...

Ebay Find: Factory-Built Dodge SRT-4 SCCA T2 Race Car

Old race cars are cool, I don’t care what they are. If it’s got a history to it and is legitimate, I’m all about it. In the case of this particular Dodge Neon SRT-4 ACR, I’m...

Historical Race Footage: NATCC At Lime Rock 1996-Touring Car Racing At It’s Best

Watching a few Hondas, Toyotas, Mercedes and a couple of Dodge Stratuses drive around might not initially sound like anything worth mentioning but take a look before judgement. This was the North...

“Cow….” Subaru Rally Team Canada Find An Obstruction Not In The Pace Notes

The pace notes of a rally are significant to the success or failure of a rally team. When followed properly, they are a coded explanation of the stage that will tell the driver exactly what to do....

This 1950s Velorex Three Wheeler Micro-Car Has The Heart Of A Modern Sport Bike – Sleeper or Creeper?

This is likely the first vehicle we have ever highlighted on BangShift that has a body which actually snaps onto the car. Oh, probably the first we have ever showed that has a body apparently made of...

Project Violent Valiant Update: The Final Systems Are Coming Together – Axle, Brakes, Dash, Exhaust, Interior

Right now as you read this, Project Violent Valiant’s body shell is in a paint booth getting the final bits of color applied before being returned to Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle next week for...

Video: Volvo Has Developed A 450hp Four Cylinder Drive-E Engine With Turbos And An Electric Blower?!

I get my chops busted for saying nice things about Volvo every now and again but I get it. The company has not had the biggest performance image here in the USA and while their new crop of cars have...

Dodge Viper Death Watch? With No Racing Program, Less Horsepower Than The Hellcat, And Slow Sales How Long Can It Last?

There have been no announcements made, no claims made, no insider information released, but a cursory glance at the Dodge Viper’s current situation is not looking good, especially with the...

This Presenter Is Going For The Ride Of Her Life In A Hyundai i20 WRC

This isn’t the “hyundai jump” video I was looking for, I swear. I wanted to see someone’s beater Excel take flight and auger down like a Lawn Dart on a mission, but I decided...

Breaking News: Chrysler Kills Factory Backed Road Racing Program Effective Immediately

In a move we’re not sure anyone saw coming, Chrysler announced just minutes ago that they were killing, effective immediately, all of their factory backed road racing efforts. This seems to...

Crash Video: The Pit Lane Incident At The 2014 Petit Le Mans At Road Atlanta

The 2014 Petit Le Mans had plenty of action going for it in all of the classes, from the DeltaWing cars through the GT classes. While there was plenty of carnage throughout the race, one of the most...

BangShift Tech: We Revamp Our Entire Dash Using Auto Meter Gauges To Replace No Name Junk That Failed – Bonus BangShifty Tricks Applied

Let me start by laying out the scenario for you: There’s pressure to get your project done, whether it be due to the end of the driving season looming (If you’re from a part of the...