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

Awesome: Check Out This Ram Air V Powered 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix Former NASCAR Racer

A man named Roy Tyner is about to be your new racing hero. He was the guy that commissioned the construction of and then raced a 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix NASCAR stock car. This thing was a freak in an...

Classic YouTube: A Walk Through The History Of Camaro Advertisements

I love old car television ads. Whether it’s the jingle, like the late 1980s “Have you driven a Ford, lately?” that I can still hear clear as a freaking bell, to the strange and...

Watch Angie Smith’s Wild Pro Stock Motorcycle Ride At Norwalk – No Brakes!

If there is one place on the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series tour that Angie Smith may never be in a rush to get to, it could be Norwalk, Ohio and Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. This...

Nerd Facts: Here’s Why Mercedes Flipped Head Over Heels At LeMans In 1999!

Without a doubt, it was my first “Whoa, what the hell just happened?” moment I had while observing any kind of motorsports ever. I had the day off from work and it was summer vacation,...

This Look At The Buda Engine Company In WWII Is Spectacular – Horsepower History

The cycle of business and industry is a fascinating one. Companies can rise to the level of colossus in their particular segment and then slowly fade into the sand dunes of time. Such is the case...

Cool Video: The Story Of The Honey Bee, A Homebuilt 500hp Monster Of A Tractor

Farmers are just plain awesome. It does not matter where they are, what they are growing, or how long they have been in the business, they all share some common bonds. One of them is the ability to...

Pro Mod History Video: Watch Killer Action From The 1990 IHRA Fall Nationals At Bristol

This weekend the biggest names in pro modified drag racing will be at Thunder Valley, competing on the historic surface at Bristol Dragway for NHRA Wally. Back in 1990 the pro mod class was brand new...

Historical Footage: The 1980 Fiat Strada Review By Bob Mayer – Wait, They Sold These Here?

I’ll let my age shine through a bit: I knew that Fiat sold cars in the United States. I’ve dealt with the “fun” of a Fiat 124 Spider and I’ve seen Fiat X1/9s, usually...

Ride Along In A Thundering Saleen S7 R At The Spa Classic – 427ci Ford Small Block Power!

The Saleen S7 was one of the best supercars in the world for the period that it was built. Using advanced design techniques and engineering while deriving power from a tried and true 427ci Ford...

Bristol History: Watch Mickey Thompson and Danny Ongais Win The 1969 AHRA SpringNationals!

“…and I actually think that some day we’ll see a five second quarter mile at over 300mph.” Those are the last words spoken by Mickey Thompson in this amazing video which we...

Watch Bigfoot 1 Get Driven Harder Than We Have Ever Seen – Think The Front End Fails?

There’s always something interesting about watching an icon get used and used hard in motorsports. In this case we’re talking about Bigfoot 1, perhaps the coolest monster truck of all...

Freaky Good: This 1960s GM Safety Film Called Unrestrained Flying Objects Is All About Seatbelt Safety

Now this is weirdly entertaining. You are about to watch a film called “Unrestrained Flying Objects” and it is a GM safety piece that is designed to educate people on the benefits of...

Wild Video: Here’s A Look Back At Gary Scelzi’s Insane NHRA Weeked In Topeka, Circa 1999

It’s been 20 years since Gary Scelzi’s insane weekend at Heartland Motorsports Park. This was truly one for the ages and a test of not just the grit of the team but the kindness of the...

Sport Truck With Muscle: Do You Remember The Banks Twin-Turbo SS 502?

Ah, 1993…when slammed GM trucks, paint jobs with many layers, and billet damn near everything was in style…and I was halfway through fourth grade. You couldn’t escape the sport...