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

Incredible Video: This Enhanced Footage From The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix Is Jaw Dropping In 1080p Clarity!

Obviously we love old racing footage here at BangShift.com and with the advent of amazing digital capabilities we’re able to take old footage and enhance its quality. That’s what...

Wonderfully Weird Wagon: The 1989 Spoilers Plus Aero GT Was A Fun Take On A Ford Taurus Wagon

Isn’t it fun when you get reminded of something that you forgot about or better yet learn something that you never knew was a thing in the first place? That’s the case with this video...

HIDDEN Hoard Of Project Cars And Trucks (V8 Vega, ’68 Charger, Camaro Drag Car)

Check it out folks, another great video from our friend Tommy, aka the Hot Rod Hoarder. This one hits close to home as the owner of this collection of rides is a longtime friend and arguably part of...

Oops! This Collection Of Old School Wild Rides, Carnage, and Funny Moments In Pulling Is Great

Back in the day, kids, there were these things called magazines and one of them, “Petersen’s 4-Wheel and Off Road” always had a back page called, “Whoops!” and there...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

The Iron Trap Crew Invades The Spring Carlisle Swap Meet: Check Out Their Fun

The Carlisle Swap Meets are some of the baddest hot rod and classic car swap meets in the country and have been going on for decades. They are on the list of everyone that likes swap meets and is...

A Study In Balance: The 1998 Kenny Brown 289 RS Mustang Coba Wasn’t Cheap But It Sure Was Good

There’s the old adage that you can have cheap or you can have good, but you cannot have both. That’s been true forever with cars (for the most part) and this video from 1998 shows that...

Hot Hatch History: This Look Back At The Hot Hatches Of The 1970s Is Great – No, The Golf GTI Was Not First

The idea of a “hot hatchback” has been part of the automotive landscape from the birth of the Mini-Cooper and this video from the fine folks at Goodwood which outlines the history of the...

Multi-Engine Throwdown: This 1989 TNT Series Pulling Broadcast Is A Legit War Between Legendary Pulling Families

There’s something about a vintage pulling broadcast that gets me ever time. Maybe the fact that I work with Army Armstrong’s son week in and week out with NHRA, the fact that the...

Game Changer: This Look Back At The Game Changing 1989 Cummins Powered Dodge Ram Is Awesome

So much of automotive history is evolutionary that is can be difficult to place a pinpoint on when a certain trend or shift happened in the business. The argument about the “first muscle...

Weird Science: This Video About The Most Dangerous Rocket Fuels Ever Tested Is Cool

Rocket science may be well above our intellectual pay grade around here but we still love learning about it. The fuels used to power rockets have ranged from the mundane (ethanol) to the downright...

Historic Carnage: The Insane Flying Pontiac GTO Wreck Of Eddie Timal At The World Street Nationals

It was about a decade and a half ago now that Eddie Timal took one of the most incredible rides in the history of the vaunted World Street Nationals in Orlando. Timal who was a trailblazer running...