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

What Depreciation? This BMW 6-Series Is One Evil-Sounding Rally Monster!

I actually had to go research when the “new” BMW 6-series coupes were first produced: 2004. That means that at the oldest, this particular mud-flinging example is sixteen years old. Which...

Classic YouTube: Cannonballs Off A Sunken Dodge, A Freightliner, And A Severely Abused Crown Vic!

My brain is still trying to process what, exactly, was going on in Moncton, New Brunswick last year. Was there something in the water? No, not the pond…that’s where the red, white and...

Knife Edge: Watch Trials Rider Toni Bou Make An Absolute Mockery Of Physics

Trials riders are insane, pure and simple. It’s a bit odd to compare them to any other motorcycle discipline, because unlike motocross, GP, Dakar or even sidecar motocross, trial riders...

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...

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...

Classic YouTube: The 1974 World 600, As Seen Through The Lens Of Car And Track!

It’s been lamented over and over that the only reason people watch NASCAR anything is simply for the crashes. And honestly, we understand that. The personality was sucked out of most of the...

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...

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...

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...

Let The Neighbors Hear It: This 427-Powered 1971 Camaro Screams It’s War Cry!

Some days, you just have to let go of your inhibitions and have some fun. You’ve been good for weeks on end. You’ve shuttled the kids around. You’ve sat through every meeting...

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...

This V8 Pinto Is A Great Example Of Not Needing Huge Power Numbers To Have Fun (VIDEO)

Keep your “kaboom!” jokes to yourself with this particular 1979 Ford Pinto, because this snotty little bastard is proof that you don’t need to be making Hellcat-territory power...

Classic YouTube: Mud Bog Drags At The Kingdome In Seattle In 1988

At a tick over 660 feet in diameter, the Kingdome in Seattle had plenty of room for activities. Usually, by 1988, those activities centered on Seattle Mariners baseball, Seattle Sounders soccer,...