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

Le Mans Legends: Watch These Five Incredible Porsche Race Cars Attack Goodwood – 919, 917, 935, 911 RSR, 936!

Porsche has more overall wins at Le Mans than another other company. Their 19 victories are the high water mark for performance at what most people consider the most hardcore and prestigious racing...

Best Worst Ship Ever: The Insane, Incredible, Insolvent, and Entirely Unbelievable Story Of The SS Great Eastern

This is the story of one of the greatest engineering achievements of the  Victorian Age. It is also the story of a ship so far ahead of its time it was one of the greatest financial failures ever...

Retro Review Fun: This Look At The 1993 Jeep Grand Wagoner Is A Fun Contrast To The SUVs Of Today

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer was a mainstay of the SUV universe for decades. Built off of the basic but tough J-series truck chassis, they command incredible money on the market today and in so many ways...

Rare Air: This Video Featuring The Rebuild Of A 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Compresseur Engine Is Amazing

When does engine building go from scene to art? When does simply “building an engine” not really cover the process of working on a hunk of internal combustion history? We’re going...

Drag Strip Time Machine: Watch The 1989 NHRA Fall Nationals From Dallas Right Here

This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series tour lands in Ennis, Texas at the fabled Texas Motorplex. This event has been part of the NHRA landscape for many years and the 1989 race was one...

Morning Symphony: The Final Launch Of The Space Shuttle

As a kid, whenever a Space Shuttle launched, it was an immediate event of utmost importance. Nobody change the channel, nobody say a word. I was about to watch humankind’s ability to come...

Unique Restoration: Watch This Pneumatic Underwater Saw Get Brought Back From The Depths Of Despair

One of the things I love about the Hand Tool Rescue channel is that the guy doesn’t just do great work, he does that work on tools and devices I never knew existed. Take this video for example....

Rocky Review: Take A Look Back To What People Thought Of The 1993 Hummer H1

The Hummer H1 still has a presence about it. Even all these years after the civilian model of the Army truck hit the streets, they still draw attention wherever they go. Why? They are huge, they are...

Classic YouTube: The 1973 Dodge Dart Sport “Convertriple”…All The Excitement Over A Fold-Down Seat?

It’s 1973. The party is over, the music has died (except for the shop behind Pontiac’s main office, where you can still hear some early heavy metal blasting.) You’ve got a front row...

Classic YouTube: Cruising Los Angeles Around 1950

It is strange to think that we’re over a century into the automobile properly. The changes that have happened in the sea of vehicles that make up the typical photograph of what was around in...

Friday Moment Of Zen: Watch Charlie Baker Slide His Racing Big Rig Around Fayetteville, NC Circa 1986

Few men were faster, few men were more fearsome, and few men were harder driving during the golden age of the Great American Truck Racing series than Charlie Baker. Whether on asphalt or dirt, the...

Epic Story Time: Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill Talk About How Things Were Done Back In The Day

Three of drag racing’s most legendarily intense competitors sitting around and telling stories. This is the kind of stuff that you cannot pay to see. Pat Musi, Rickie Smith, and Roy Hill...

A Look Back On The History Of The Audi Quattro Program – See How The Rally Monster Came To Be!

Quattro. The name that thoroughly disrupted rally racing in the early 1980s. Prior to the appearance of Quattro, the rally formula had become set in stone by Lancia: Lightweight, punchy mid-engine,...

Historic Footage: The 1977 24 Hours of Daytona, Seen Through The Camera Of Buzz Fyhrie

YouTube and the days of everyone recording everything are a recent trend. There is a reason that you do not see a ton of “behind the scenes” footage of racing before at least the...