Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, HISTORIC, Videos

Classic YouTube: Take A Look Back At The First Live Televised NASCAR Grand National Race In 1971!

For a racing series that had been operating since 1948, you would have thought that NASCAR racing of any sort would have been a television staple well before the 1980s. It was, but unlike sports like...

On This Date: The Final Time Man Walked On The Moon In Apollo 17

Eerie to think about, isn’t it? You eliminate all of the breathable air, locking you into an air suit you hope to God doesn’t fail. You slide open the door that is protecting you from the...

Listen To This 482ci Tunnel Port Headed FE Engine Sing Beautiful Songs On The Dyno

I know I am kind of an FE fan boy but why shouldn’t I be? The insanely diverse and awesome engine family powered everything from trucks to NASCAR stock cars to NHRA nitro powered machines,...

Snow-Romp: The Power Wheels Camaro Gets Finished Up!

I’ve been personally waiting for this video since SEMA. When I talked with Ethan at the show, he was musing about how he needed to finish up some of the work on the Power Wheels Camaro build...

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Leroy Meets The Windtunnel: How Aerodynamic Is Cleetus’ Race Car?

“Leroy the Savage” is a very appropriate name for Cleetus McFarland’s stripped C5 Corvette. We’ve seen this tube-framed wonder machine rip down the strip and it’s...

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Old Farm Trucks Rule: Waking Up A Dentside Ford After Years!

If you’ve driven anywhere between the Rocky Mountains and …oh, let’s say Ohio, where rust and rot become absolutely plague-like, you’ve probably seen the old truck sitting off...

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Got Guts? This Video Showing Guys Trucking Through Africa Is Wild – Cowboy Capitalists In Action

Risk and reward, that’s what life is about, right? Guys and girls who take bug risks can garner themselves big rewards. They can also find themselves in big trouble or on the losing end of a...

Old Tech: This 1940 Video About WWII Piston Aircraft Engines Is Awesome – Internal Engine Tech, History, More!

Warning, you have to be a hardcore dork to love this. Warning, you have to love engines to love this. Warning, you will love it. This video is a study in the typical types of aircraft engines seen by...

Here’s Footage Of The Tunnel-Rammed Gran Fury Cop Car Getting Wild During Lahti Cruising

A couple of days ago we showed you this 1977 Plymouth Gran Fury ex-cop that has made the trip across the pond to the Scandinavia area. While we are still unsure of where the car is based out of, we...

Ow, My Spleen: Brutal Tough Truck Action From The Clark County Fair

Tough truck competitions started out honest enough: whose truck was capable of man-handling an off-road course of bumps, jumps and other assorted obstacles. The goal was to be the fastest, and to not...

Funny Car Forensics: Finding This Old Body Was The Tip Of The Iceberg For An Awesome Drag Racing Story

Tommy Lee Byrd’s YouTube Channel (blown64vette) is awesome because the guy posts stuff that ranges from racing coverage to stories like this one about an old funny car body that he bought and...

Blinding Speed: Ride On The Back Of A 700hp V-10 Powered Dallara SP1 As It Passes EVERYTHING At Daytona

The march of progress in motorsport is unstoppable. It’s what makes things faster, lighter, safer, etc. Sometimes it is tough to illustrate that progression until you actually put stuff on the...

Ride Along Video: Attack Bristol In A Super Late Model and Crank Up The Sound

Super Late Models are just about the top of the full bodied food-chain when it comes to short track stock car racing in the USA. These babies weight about 3,000lbs and depending on series rules are...

Classic YouTube: Loaning Dad The Car In This 1975 DieHard Advertisement

There is nothing more humiliating than having to walk up to your parents, hat in hand, to request use of the family car when your own beater isn’t running right. We’ve been there, it...