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

Video: Search – The Anatomy Of Auto Racing Is A 1973 Film That is Simply Amazing! From Can-Am To Indy To SCCA

Sears Tire and Auto Centers, remember them? Back in 1973 Sears was raking in money as one of the most massive retail chains in the world and because of that they were looking to promote their other...

Great Video: The Story Of The 1970s Superbikes – See Them Sitting and Ridden!

Muscle car fans have the 1960s to emotionally latch onto as their favorite decade of hot cars from “back in the day.” Motorcycling fans have the 1970s to love formally of the same...

Epic Video: Watch Don Rickles Roast Evel Knievel In The 1970s! (Those Easily Offended…skip it)

The late Don Rickles was an American treasure. One of the funniest guys who ever lived, he made a great life for himself as a comedian who could and would literally burn people to the ground and have...

Across All Lines: This Rusty 1972 Porsche 911S Speaks To Everyone Who Loves Honest Old Cars

There are certain things that literally cut across all the boundary lines of the automotive world. Things that hot rodders, european car enthusiasts, truck guys, and racers alike can appreciate. One...

Turbo Weirdo: The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Turbo Was One Of The Seemingly Rogue PerFormance Cars of GM’s 1980s

The saddest thing about the 1980s and GM was that the things that had made them a global colossus and were seen as their greatest strengths just 20 years before turned into giant negatives for the...

Audio Gold: Listen To These 1960s Drag Strip Radio Ads From Indiana’s Chandler Raceway Park

Now this is some magically awesome stuff. You are about to listen to a collection of several drag strip ads from Indiana’s Chandler Raceway Park. These were made back in the early and middle...

Watch The Old School Lon Ranger and Showtime Monster Trucks Throw Down 1980s Style In The Modern Day

They were impressive not for their limber nature, not for their ability to fly, and not for their incredibly advanced chassis. No, the classic monster trucks were impressive for their sheer size and...

This 1980s Tamiya Promotional Video Rules: F-150, Sand Scorcher, and Rough Rider

There are some things that I find myself wanting in waves and I am guessing most of you have felt this way, too. Some days you wake up and think, “Today I’m gonna buy X,Y, or Z...

The Good Old Days: Working In A Sulzer Plant Back In The 1930s

When Kevin Brown sent me the link to this video, I noted gigantic metal parts and instantly had to click. So what if the footage is in black-and-white, if there’s large-scale engines and...

Did They Just? MotorWeek Takes A Pretty Harsh Stand On The 1987 Porsche 924S

We love the old MotorWeek reviews because they really are the best comprehensive video look at the cars of yore. These guys did not cut corners in their testing and they were methodical in how they...

A Trip Back In Time: This Incredible Drag Racing Film Shows Guys Like Connie Kalitta, EJ Potter, The Arfons Boys and Others As Kids!

Just when you think you have seen it all! The amazing thing about video footage like this is that it mimics the whole “barn find” car deal because when someone drags some incredible thing...

Little Truck Big Punch: This 1944 Video Shows An Experimental Jeep Mounted Rocket Launcher System Being Tested

Now THIS is a mighty mite! As we all know, there was constant innovation and invention during WWII. After all, nothing spurs the human mind on like figuring out ways to knock out the bad guys. For...

Historical Footage: The de Havilland Comet In Flight – The Flawed Revolutionary

The first prototype flew in 1949. The aircraft debuted in 1952 for commercial service. The de Havilland Comet had plenty going for it: a result of the United Kingdom’s “Brabazon...

Wait…what? This Video Shows A 1986 ASC McLaren Mercury Capri Getting Tested – Remember These?

Ok, now this is a new one on us. We knew that ASC McLaren got in on the Fox body convertible game but we had not idea that they basically had their own version of a Saleen Mustang in the form of the...