Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift XL, BS Daily Tune Up, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

Listen Up: The Awesome, Amazing, and Inspiring Story Of Operation Snowbound – How American Teamwork Saved Millions Of People and Livestock In 1949

There can be no overstatement of just how nasty Mother Nature can get when she wants to be. The winter of 1949 on the Western Plains of the United States is virtually beyond compare. A succession of...

NHRA Time Machine: Lohnes and Amanda Busick Relive Fun Moments From The Top End Of The Strip!

When it comes to personalities that people recognize immediately in the world of NHRA drag racing, Amanda Busick is one of them. A top end and pit reporter for NHRAonFOX broadcasts, Amanda has been a...

Looking Back To Look Ahead: The 1993 Land Cruiser J80 Still Stands As A Really Great Example Of The Quintessential SUV

From 1990 through 2008, the Toyota Land Cruiser J80 ruled the Earth. Well, that may be overstating it, but the J80 generation of these trucks were sold all over the world in varying configurations....

Cool Video: Watch This Early 1970s Crash Testing Film That Features A Corvette…With Air Bags!

Few people remember that General Motors was the major pioneering force in the develop of air bags in passenger cars. They actually offered them as an option on several models for a couple year stint...

Knievel vs The Canyon: Here’s The Incredible Story Of The Snake River Canyon Jump In 1974

There was a time in America when the most famous person in the entire country was a lunatic with a motorcycle called Evel Knievel. His fame and his public bravery reached their outer limits on...

The American Engineer: This Chevrolet Sponsored Film From 1960 Is Really Cool and A Celebration Of The Profession

This is a neat old movie, especially when you look at it in the context of 2020. The film was originally made sometime in the 1950s and then updated right around 1960. You’ll see 1960 model...

Nothing Else Sounds Like It: Watch This Beautiful Ferrari 512 Driven By Derek Bell Scream Up Goodwood

I know lots of race car drivers and generally speaking the ones that do it for a living really view the car they are competing in as a tool. They see it as a carpenter see his T-square or as a welder...

Fun Video: Check Out This Home Movie Footage Showing A Trip To Santa Pod Raceway In 1972

This is one of those videos that’s great because of what it doesn’t have as opposed to what it does. This video doesn’t have a lot of production value as it was shot on a home movie...

A Legend In His Own Words: This Feature On Smokey Yunick Is So Awesome As He’s The One Telling The Stories

There’s few things more awesome than seeing old video of a legend telling their own stories. Yes, this is a relatively short clip, lasting a total of about five minutes but it’s fantastic...

Twin Blown: This 1,100hp LS Engine Does Not Use Turbos But Rather Two TorqStorm Centrifugal Blowers

This is a really neat engine build video and the best part is that you can win the engine! Seriously Holley is giving this actual engine away and we have been telling you how to enter. If you are...

Fun History: This Short Motor Trend Documentary Tells The Tale Of Mickey Thompson Running 400 MPH!

Now this is some fun watching. Freiburger told me a while back that he was working on a short documentary about Mickey Thompson’s quest to become the first American to run over 400mph and how...

Henry’s Big Screw Job: Here’s How Henry Ford and the Dodge Brothers Made Untold Millions While Hating Each Other’s Guts

The story of how John and Horace Dodge helped get Henry Ford into business, made millions off of him, and then used his own profits to fund a competing car company is one of the most awesome in the...

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Conversation With Dr. Jamie Meyer the New President of PRI (Performance Racing Industry) – Listen Up!

In this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Dr. Jamie Meyer is the guest. After a successful career at General Motors and serving on the SEMA Board, Meyer is the new president of PRI, the...

Great Video: This Profile Of The Legendary Gray Baskerville of Hot Rod Magazine Is Really Cool!

It wasn’t simply the words he used, it was how he used them. Gray Baskerville had a monumental influence on me and so many people over the course of his life and career at Hot Rod Magazine. He...