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

CRANK IT UP: This Is The Epic Sound Of Formula One In The Late 1970s – Cosworth V8 Screaming, Ligier JS11 Racer Working!

While I am not consumed with fandom over modern Formula One racing, I am a very large dork when it comes to the history of the pinnacle racing series in the world. That’s not to take a swing...

MAHLE Motorsport Introduces 20° Big Block Chevy Elite Sportsman Drag Series PowerPak Plus Piston Kit

When it comes to meeting the needs of their customers and keeping a finger on the pulse of the marker, few outfits are so capable of MAHLE Motorsport. For all different disciplines of competition,...

Star City Motor Madness 2019: Here’s The Best Look Yet At A Local Version Of The Woodward Dream Cruise!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – It was like a local version of the Woodward Dream Cruise brought right to Virginia. Star City Motor Madness brought out classic cars, trucks, pro street thumpers,...

Nitro in New England: Top Fuel and Funny Car Photos From The 2019 NHRA New England Nationals

(Photos by David Nutting) – It was not just the racers and the fans braving the crushing temperatures at the 2019 NHRA New England Nationals at Epping, New Hampshire’s, New England...

Goodguys Columbus 2019 Photos: One Of America’s Greatest Automotive Events, Bar None

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – The title is kind of bold, right? One of America’s greatest automotive events?! How the hell can anyone make that statement? We think we’re mildly...

2019 ALS Cruising For A Cure Show Photos: More Hot Rods, Trucks, Street/Strip Killers, Vans, Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This gallery is pretty much a hodge-podge of stuff I didn’t know where else to put which is a recurring theme for me this year.  Mostly it’s...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Would You Build To Just Piss People Off?

  Most people strive to not be a problem to others in their day to day lives. Regardless of what they might say, they don’t want trouble, they don’t want conflict. They just want to...

Rough Start: 1976 Oldsmobile Omega – Mostly Camaro, Kind Of Nova, Plenty Of Potential!

It’s small wonder that I like Olds Omegas…I grew up in one. We had the 1975 with the bent-nose, a Chevy straight-six, and the cool floor-shift automatic. My brother and I rode in the...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: The Strangest Traffic Stop, Ever.

Define “Busy Weekend”: A double-header of live racing for you to enjoy! Chad’s in Sacramento at the Western States Championship, McTaggart is in Texas for the Mid-West Pro Mod party...

Deep Fix: Can This Absolutely Battered Matchbox Impala Be Restored?

I’m pretty sure that I went through a few thousand Hot Wheels and Matchbox toy cars over my childhood. I had tons of the things…a 1955 Thunderbird with the real rubber tires, the Plymouth...

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Behind The Scenes Video: The Wild Scene At US Nationals Stock Eliminator Teardown!

There’s good and bad to everything in life, right? In drag racing there’s also good and bad when you get called to the infamous “tech barn” especially when we are talking...

Welding Isn’t Rocket Science, But Here Are The 7 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Doing It

I’ve been welding for 40 years in some form or fashion. I’m not the baddest ass welder on earth, I don’t do it often enough anymore to be as good as I used to be, but anyone can be...

Finnegan Wants To Trade His Enclosed Ramp Truck For ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE!!!

So late last year Finnegan and Dave bought another square body ramp truck, but this one was enclosed. This was before buying the white enclosed ramp truck now known as Square Force 1. As cool as...

Who In Their Right Mind Wouldn’t Close This Intersection Or Fix The F’ing Bridge?

If you have so many accidents at one intersection, because the bridge is absurdly low, that you install cameras to catch all the carnage, you might want to consider digging the damn thing out to make...