Category Archive: Apex Sideways, Apex Video, BangShift APEX, FORD

Ford Performance’s Latest Video Puts Vaughn Gitten, Jr. On Ice With His New RTR Competition Mustang

Y’know, something has been missing here on BangShift for the last few months: Ice racing. Yes, we’ve covered tons of snow-based sports, including Red Bull Frozen Rush this year. Yes,...

Formula E Will Be The First Race Series In Switzerland In Over Sixty Years

In 1955 one of the most horrifying spectacles to ever occur in motorsports happened during Le Mans. Pierre Levegh’s Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR struck the back of Lance Macklin’s Healey, struck...

This 1980 Monza Is A Cool Little Car With An Engine We Would Have (wrongly) Scrapped In Our Younger Days

While I don’t think I am necessarily getting any wiser as I advance through the years, I do believe that my ability to make rational and informed decisions is getting better. This 1980s Monza...

Skill, Luck, Or Both? This GT500 Narrowly Avoids A Serious Incident At Hockenheimring

Hauling ass on a roadcourse isn’t the time to learn that your car isn’t completely healthy. It’s one thing to have known about an issue when you drive onto the track…whatever...

Touring Car Insanity At It’s Finest – High Speeds, Close Racing And Big Crashes!

Touring Car racing is, to me at least, what NASCAR should be. It’s got pretty much everything that makes NASCAR good (close racing, big crashes, drivers with attitude issues) and fixes what...

Thunder-Stang? Is This Mashup Of A 1965 Mustang And A 1957 Thunderbird Genius Or Terrible?

The internet is a font for all things automotive, great and terrible. We got an email from pal-o-BangShift Jason Lewis who sent us the Craigslist as link for the car you see above and below with the...

BangShift Test Drive: The 2015 Ford Edge Titanium SE and EcoBoost Sport – A True Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde Crossover

The Ford Edge isn’t the first vehicle that you would think should pop up on BangShift’s radar. It’s a crossover SUV that does it’s job and that’s that, right? Pretty much what we thought,...

This Is What Happens When The Rear Suspension Fails At 110 Miles An Hour

17-year-old Ryan Savage had been having one hell of a day out at Donington Park in his Lotus Elise 111R. He had just set the fastest-ever Donington lap for the Elise Cup and was generally doing very...

Gearhead Guys You Should Know: Cale Yarborough

With the weird NASCAR off-track stuff constantly shining the light on all that’s wrong with modern day racing and race car drivers, we thought it a good time to highlight one of the great...

The Tour Continues: More Great Photos From the AMA Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Lots of you really enjoyed the first round of photos that Joe Grippo submitted to us from the AMA Motorcycle Museum and hall of fame yesterday so we’re back with...

With A Custom Frame, Great Components, And LS-Power, This 1959 Nash Metropolitan Pro Touring Build Is Way More Bite Than Bark!

(By Scott Parker) – Ok, the other day we showed you a cool Buick pro touring build from the project section over at Pro-Touring.com and today we’re showing you another and this one is...

Photo Bomb: A Load Of Great Images From The AMA Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –  Lots of BangShifters are motorcycle or dirt bike guys and Joe Grippo is among them. Proof? He recently visited the AMA Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in...

Trucks Over 30-Feet Long To Be Banned From Famed “Tail Of The Dragon” In Tennessee – Videos Of Why This Is A Good Idea Inside

(Lead Photo – TailofTheDragon.com) -(By Scott Parker) –  It is one of America’s most famous roads and one of the automotive attractions (along with Bonneville) that has gotten...

This Pro Touring 1973 ‘Cuda Is A NASCAR Powered Destroyer That Was Built With The Best Of Everything – Stunner

There are cars that we stumble upon every now and again that leave us bewildered with how awesome they are and this 1973 ‘Cuda is one of those. Why? For starters the fit and finish of the thing...