Category Archive: Apex Sideways, Apex Video, BangShift APEX

Action Video: Cruising With Six Cylinders Only From Australia’s Winton Motor Raceway!

When Americans say “cruising”, generally that means a few friends in the car, tooling around, nothing too exciting. You are there to see and be seen, not to raise hell. The Australians...

Cool Old Press Photo: Mercury’s 1957 Version of Air Ride

We recently dug up a  copy of a technical announcement that highlighted some cutting edge thinking involved with the 1957 Mercury models involving air suspension. The engineers decided that using an...

Bitchin’ Video: Ride Along In A Swedish Built, Ice Racing, V8 BMW With A Gnarly Sequential Gearbox

Let’s introduce this video with a geography lesson. Who knows where Morjarv, Sweden is (other than the guys who read BS and live in Sweden…yes there are such dudes!). Great, no one knows....

Huge Auction Alert: This Massive Collection Of Cool Cars, Trucks, And Racing Stuff Is Coming Up For Sale In Maine

Maine-based BangShifter and fellow drag racing announcer Matt Lang tipped us off to this crazy huge auction of cool car stuff that is coming up next month in Maine. The link below will give you an...

This Hayabusa-swapped Peugeot 106 Is A Little Go-Kart With An Attitude!

There is something about a tiny, light little go-kart of a car that can haul ass and corner like it’s magnetized to the ground that just makes us smile, and this Peugeot 106 does all of that...

French Sportbike Rider Jorian Ponomareff Makes Drifting And Stunting Look Telepathically Easy

There is the ability to properly operate a motor-driven cycle without killing yourself, and then there is the level that Jorian Ponomareff is on. That level is way, way above basic. Watching...

1980s Backlash: A Fiero That Can Run A Road Course And RallyCross Without A V8 Swap

The Pontiac Fiero was the end result of designer Hulki Aldikacti’s dream being railroaded by early 1980s General Motors budget restrictions and general ineptness. Aldikacti had envisioned a...

This Flat Track Motorcycle Has A Stuck Throttle And Terrorizes A Race Track Crowd – Demonic!

I have attended exactly one flat track motorcycle race in my life and it was a riot. These crazy riders and their equally crazy bikes put on one heck of a show. Like a two wheeled cousin to the World...

Ladies And Gentleman, Allow Us To Present The Worst 1968 Firebird In The World

Hero level BangShifter Jay Spinella is wholly responsible for sending us the Craigslist ad for what has to be the most terrible and defamed 1968 Pontiac Firebird in history. The seller claims that...

Crazy Bike: The Asking Price Is $250,000 And The Engine Is A Supercharged Ferrari Dino V6!

Of all the wild motorcycles we have seen over the years on BangShift few if any approach the level of cool and just flat out neatness that this one does and it is for sale in California. 100% custom...

Things Get A Little Too Hot Inside The PB 2828 Racing BMW M3 – This Is Why You Prepare For Fires!

(Lead photo: PB 2828 Racing) A car fire of any type isn’t anything to trifle with. Electrical, fuel, burning plastic…it doesn’t matter. Once the car is on fire, two things should be...

A Rally Race Is Dangerous Enough Before The Steering Wheel Just Pops Off In Your Hand

Think, for a second, about all of the activity the driver in a rally team must do during a race. Steer, brake, shift, keep the car balanced, make up time, keep ahead of time, fly through the air...

Action Photos: Trackside Pictures From The National Corvette Museum’s Bash!

The NCM Bash is the official start to the National Corvette Museum’s “on” season and they know how to kick things off right. For three days straight they have car shows, special...

This 1971 Penske/Donahue Javelin Trans-Am Tribute Is For Sale and It Is Very, Very Awesome

We want to call this guy and tell him to stop apologizing for building what can only be described as an awesome tribute to the steamroller that was the Roger Penske/Mark Donahue AMC Factory Trans-Am...