Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Video: This Look At Niki Lauda’s Five Greatest F1 Cars Is Flipping Awesome – The Sound And Fury

As the racing world continues to mourn the loss of Niki Lauda, many great reflections on his life have been written. He has been rightfully praised for his guts, his honesty, his determination, and...

Cash Days At George Ray’s: This Is Grudge Drag Racing In Its Most Pure Form

We show you lots of drag racing around here. LOTS of drag racing. From events like the NHRA Virginia Nationals to JJ Da Boss and his arm drop races at small tracks, the sport has a range and...

Living History: The Incredible D-Day Squadron of WWII Airplanes Is Heading To France For The 75th Anniversary – Going The Hard Way

(Lead photo – Monica Jorge/New York Times) – June 6th will mark the 75th anniversary of a seminal moment in world history. It was on that day, three quarters of a century ago, that the...

2019 NHRA Virginia Nationals Photo Coverage: E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified Series Action Images!

(Photos by David Whealon) – The E3 Spark Plugs NHRA pro mod series has been putting on an incredible show all year long and at every event there have been moments of celebration, hair-raising...

Neat Little Pro Street Find: This 1977 Monza Is Simple, Nice, and Fun – Small Block Power!

Like everything else in the automotive world, cars can be built on different levels of goodness, craziness, or stupidness. When we see some guy with multiple superchargers stacked up through his...

Pedalin’ Their Wares: Watch Ron Capps and Robert Hight Get Into The Wackiest Pedalfest of 2019 So Far

We knew it was going to happen at some point during the 2019 NHRA Virginia Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. With a track that was over 130-degrees in temperature, with cars that make enough...

Somernites 2019 April Cruise Photo Coverage: Cars and Trucks From The 1950s and Older! History, Styling, and Coolness Galore

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Here’s the group of old farts from the 1950s and older.  Fourth photo is of the little hot rod Somernites is raffling off this year.  It’s hard to...

Daddy’s Thing: This 1958 Bel Air Drag Car Has A 540ci Big Block, A Tunnel Ram, and The Ability To Fly!

Few things are cooler in the sport of drag racing than cars which have been raced for generations by the same family. Such is the case here with a unique 1958 Chevy Bel Air that has been on drag...

Earmuffs, Kids: Working On A Cummins 12-Valve While Maintaining A Solid “R” Rating

There is a reason why I don’t do a lot of live stuff that’s off-the-cuff: my propensity to use the English language…ALL of the English language…as best as I know how. Okay,...

Power And Economy: Check Out This EcoBoost-Swapped Fox Mustang!

Even though there will always be the V8-or-die group in the world of Mustangs, a four-banger with a turbo from Ford isn’t something to sneeze at. Ford seriously gave turbocharged 2.3s a shot...

Father And Son Bonding: This Datsun 240Z Rally Build Is All Sorts Of Awesome

Most kids dream of the day where a father-son project becomes a thing. Helping build a house, or maybe going on a hunt, or kicking back in the boat on the water, “fishing” while knocking...

Rough Start: The Blue Plate Special! This 1977 Jeep Cherokee Has A Surprise For You!

Happiness is an SJ Jeep that isn’t completely rotted, left in some dusty field in Arizona or Colorado or wherever else I’ve seen them in more-or-less one piece. I’ve seen plenty...

Video Fun: Multiple Engine Miniature Pulling Tractors Hauling The Sled Put On A Great Show

Back before the world of video gaming, miniature racing was the real hardcore alternative to full-sized competition. High end remote control cars and boats are still raced by hardcore RC fans and...

A 521ci Big Block Ford For 5/21 – Watch This Blue Oval Thumper Hit The Dyno!

You thought we were done with “displacement days”?! You are wrong! There’s still some good stuff to talk about when it comes to engines and dates. As it turns out 5/21 is a great...