Category Archive: Apex Event Coverage, Apex Gallery, BangShift APEX

World of Outlaws Coverage: More Great Action Photos From Royal Purple Raceway

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – A day or two ago we showed you Charles Wickam’s first batch of killer photos from the World of Outlaws event which was held on the dirt track at Royal Purple...

World of Outlaws Action Photos: Sideways And Flying At Royal Purple Raceway

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Professional level racers competing on the World of Outlaws circuit are easily the hardest core racers of any type in the country. The schedule is ruthless,...

This 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Custom Is Poncho Powered And Beautiful From Nose To Tail

It is weird to think about but through the 1950s Pontiac had a big image problem. The brand was stodgy and old. It appealed to the wrong demographic, and sales were on a death slide until Bunkie...

Someone Is Dropping A 1967 Firebird Convertible Body Onto A Prius Chassis – This Is Painful

BangShifter Matt Cramer get the credit for sending us this link to a project where a guy has taken a really, really clean 1967 Firebird convertible (one of 15,528 made) and hacked it up in order to...

Wild Video: Ride In The Cockpit Of An Indy Car As It Hauls Around Road America At 200+ – Yowza!

(By Eric Rood) – IndyCar has already tested at Sonoma Raceway and Phoenix International Raceway this year and while there were plenty of stories to go on about from both places, we think the...

Unveiled: The Abarth 124 Spider Rally – Finally, A Fiat That Is Worth Looking At!

In case you are a little confused as to what you’re looking at, let’s start from the top: It’s a Mazda Miata at it’s core, that Fiat trims out with some body differences and...

Take A Look Behind The Scenes Of Gymkhana Eight Through The Lens Of Larry Chen!

It is one thing to have a GoPro or a movie-quality camera focusing on the driving antics of Ken Block…it’s hard to miss the action when it’s being recorded. But taking still shots...

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Eight: A Rally Fiesta In The Middle East

For the eighth Gymkhana film, Ken Block had to do something dramatically different. We’ve seen his repertoire of stunts, we have seen him in Subarus and Fords, and we are all very well versed...

Watch Jonathan Rea Summon His Inner Dirt Track Racer To Win A SuperBike Race On The Last Corner

(By Eric Rood) – The Australians sure know how to build road courses. While Bathurst and Adelaide get all the glory internationally, Phillip Island Circuit might produce as good as those...

There’s An Ultra Rare (In The USA) Toyota 1GZ-FE V12 For Sale On Craigslist – Weird!

BangShifter Will Sanders sent us the link for this really interesting engine that he found for sale on Craigslist. The mill is a Toyota V12! While we like to think that we know lots of stuff, there...

Season From Bell: NASCAR Truck Competitor Chris Bell Suffers Another Big Wreck, This Time While Leading In Atlanta

(By Eric Rood) – Christopher Bell has had a rough start to his 2016 season. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver tumbled across the front straight in spectacular fashion at Daytona in...

Awesome Video: The Rock Island Grand Prix Shifter Kart Race Is Held On Public Streets! Ride Along

(By Eric Rood) – The grand days of the SCCA racing on temporary street circuits is long behind the world of road racing, but a few holdouts still host wheel-to-wheel racing on closed public...

Jaguar Land Rover Looking To Buy The Silverstone Circuit? Suddenly, We’re Very Interested In Jaguars…

The Silverstone Circuit in the U.K. just might be changing hands soon. Multiple outlets are reporting that the British Racing Drivers’ Club, the group that currently owns Silverstone, are...

BangShift Goes Racing! How To Pick A Cheap Race Car And Start Competing!

Welcome to Bangshift Goes Racing! This is a multi-part series that gives a look into choosing, building, and racing a car on the cheap. Here, you’ll see the misadventures of my friends and I as we...