Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, BangShift APEX, BangShift Projects, Nut Driver, Project Cars

Nut Driver: The Wheels Haven’t Fallen Off Yet, So I Took It Out For More Autocross Action

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s attempts to daily drive his 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Massachusetts 365 days a year] Before continuing on, if you want to catch up on the...

Photos: NMCA West Hotchkis Autocross Takes Over Fontana’s California Speedway

The NMCA West Series hit Fontana’s California Speedway and Auto Club Dragway this past weekend for an event to remember. Almost 300 cars were on site ripping down Fontana’s 1/4 mile drag...

Knoop-Mann Special Will Run At Pikes Peak 2014 In The Unlimited Class

It was announced June 20th that the Knoop-Mann Special will be competing at the 2014 Race to the Clouds event, better known at the Pikes Peak Hillclimb, just outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, with...

USCA Optima Face Off At Road America Photos Galore: Racing, People, And More.

Our Chicago based dynamic duo of Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk hit the highway and were up at the USCA Optima Face Off at Road America pro touring event this weekend, and snapped a bunch of cool photos....

Could This Be The First New 2014 Z28 Camaro To Crash? Check Out The Photos.

First off let me tell you that Ken Thwait, the owner and driver of said Z28 is one hell of a dude. On and off the track this guy is a bad ass, and while it broke my heart to see his brand new 2014...

Larson Dominating In Sonoma K&N Series West Win

There’s a lot more to stock car racing than just the highly visible NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the super star drivers who race there.  Many other local and regional racing series run on the same...

Fantastic Video: When Outrageous Was Possible – An Awesome Look At The Lambo Countach

An admission, I’m 34 years old and whenever I see a Lamborghini Countach I am instantly transported back to the middle 1980s and the first time my little kiddo eyes spied one. There are a...

More Photos And Video From The USCA Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car At California Speedway

The USCA Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car event his past weekend at Auto Club California Speedway in Fontana was a riot. A great mix of cars and people, combined with great Southern...

BangShift Approved? Check Out This Ratty Chevelle We Saw In Bowling Green And Let Us Know!

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) – Alright there, residents of readerville we need your opinion. See McTaggart snapped the below photos of a pretty ratty looking 1967 Chevelle in the swap meet at...

This Small Block Ford Powered, Sort Of Pro Touring 1971 Mail Jeep Is The Coolest Hot Roddy Mail Jeep We’ve Seen

It isn’t like this is the first old mail Jeep to be screwed around with and made into a hot rod but we’d submit that this is probably the BEST one. Why? Sure, the pro street ones look all...

Roadkill: How The Hemi 1955 Chevy Was Built – In All Of Its Sleep Deprived, Stop And Go Glory

Unless you live under a rock, surely you have heard of the 1955 Chevy build that Finnegan dreamed up decades ago and had begun to actually construct on Roadkill about a year and a half ago. The guy...

This Soap-Box-Driving Hippie Can Out-drive You

Soap-box derbies have apparently advanced since I last gave one any thought. I remember straight down a hill, first one wins. This particular derby was sponsored by Red Bull, hosted in London, and...

Andy Green Is Getting Ready To Drive 1,000 MPH And The Cockpit Of The Car Looks Like A Movie Spaceship

Andy Green is the guy who will drive the Bloodhound SSC land speed car in 2015 and 2016 with the goal of running 1,000-mph on land. Green has gone 763 mph previously as he was the driver of the famed...

Watch The 24 Hours Of Le Mans LIVE Right Here! FREE Live Streaming Video Starts At 9AM Eastern!

When we found out that the 24 Hours of Le Mans was going to be streamed live and free, we couldn’t keep from getting excited. Le Mans is one of the most influential race tracks in road racing...