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

Bathurst Ride-Along Greatness: Murray Walker’s Ride-Along Lap With Brad Jones In 1997

One of the most well-known pieces of footage from the Bathurst race in Australia is when Darrell Waltrip got to ride along in the passenger seat for a lap of Mount Panorama in Jason Bright’s...

Classic YouTube: The Bob Mayer Review (Roast?) Of The 1979 Ford Mustang Ghia

The kids call it being “savage”. I refer to it as “blunt-force honesty”. To others, it’s simply stating the plain facts, feelings of others be damned. In today’s...

Here’s How The Shelby Mustang Was Advertised In 1967 – Let The Man Speak, Let The Car Shine!

Manufacturers don’t need to advertise their halo vehicles on television. They can include it as a teaser, for sure, but the goal of any manufacturer is to move the daily, bread-and-butter cars....

Classic YouTube: Will Hoy’s 1993 British Touring Car Wreck – Punted By His Own Teammate!

Touring car racing in the 1990s ruled. The drivers were unhinged, the cars were just modified street cars, and the racing was mental on a basic race day. When competition, stress and emotions flowed...

Classic YouTube: Prototype Testing For The Lancia Delta S4 Rally Car

One of the more exciting things about the development of a new model is the spy photography that comes with it. The days of waiting to see the new models in September have been gone for years, but...

Classic YouTube: TVR Tuscan Challenge At Snetterton In 1997

TVR has always been a strangely unhinged company. They eschewed safety gear like airbags and anti-lock brakes because they don’t add to the vehicle’s performance. They built a supercar so...

Classic YouTube: Bob Mayer’s Independent Review Of The 1980 Chrysler Cordoba

I’ll let you in on a little secret about testing cars for manufacturers: they don’t like it when you are nice and honest with the cars you drive. Nowadays, the main bitches of testers...

The 1966 Winternationals Highlights, Powershifts, and A 1960s Steve Evans Doing Voice Over

There are cool old drag racing videos and then there’s THIS! We dug up this footage from the incredible drag racing archive known as YouTube. We’re not sure where the film first ran but...

Classic YouTube: Dirt-Work Hillclimbing In Colorado! Check Out This Footage From The Temple Canyon Hill Climb!

When there is nothing but mountains and fire roads around you, and you have one of the most important automotive racing events in your backyard, it’s difficult to not strap on some all-terrains...

Need A Truck To Go Pulling? Hell No – Check Out The “Hot Rod Lincoln” Mark VII Sled Puller!

Tractors, trucks, and lawn tractors with blown V8s in them. That’s what is normal at your given truck pull, and to be fair, it’s kind of like a drag race: once you see a well-sorted...

Classic YouTube: Car And Track’s Review Of A 1971 Chevrolet Camaro 350 Rally Sport!

After slamming together the first-generation Camaro, GM knew that a quick update was going to be needed if the Camaro had a prayer against the Ford Mustang. For 1970, that prayer was answered. The...

Ray Stits Built Incredible 200MPH Miniature Airplanes In the 1940s and 50s – Amazing Video

Avid fans of aviation history know the name Ray Stits but we’re guessing lots of you out there in reader-land don’t and that’s OK. We’re here to give you some education on a...

Classic YouTube: This Mountain Dew Ad From 1985 Is Like A Lohnes Daydream: Big Trucks Everywhere!

The mind of Brian Lohnes is an incredible thing, it really is. The man is an encyclopedia of racing history, trivia facts that even die-hards would have trouble remembering, and he comes equipped...

Classic YouTube: Making A Presidential Autocross Lap In A Caddy Limo!

One of the best ways to get all three of us laughing and cheering on the underdog: find the biggest car you can and make it do things it was never ever designed to do. You don’t get much bigger...