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

The Small-Track Hit: Spectator Racing At New Smyrna Speedway Takes A Sacrifice

Spectator racing is one of those strange events that we aren’t sure if we approve of or not. Seeing a couple of ratty third-gen F-bodies try to outgun the other at a circle track in a spectator...

Racing Action From King Of The Heap! Are $1,000 Crapcans Good At Racing?

Alright, I’m going to cop to a failure: I was planning on getting videos and much more photos from the first King of the Heap event of the year at NCM Motorsports Park. What ended up happening...

Vintage Video: This News Report From The 1981 AHRA World Finals Is Cool!

The spectator numbers are surely weird, the news reporter is a little confused, but this news report from the 1981 AHRA World Finals is awesome. Why? It shows all of the final rounds and includes...

Morning Symphony: Giving The Turbochargers That Afterglow!

Aussie burnout contests are akin to a rock concert: you aren’t going there for any technical aspect, nor are you there to learn something. You’re there because loud noises, a crowd in a...

1980s Supermodified Mayhem From Oswego Speedway In New York – Fire, Tempers, and Fires Flare!

There are few places if any that are more synonymous with Supermodified racing across the country than Oswego Speedway in New York. Opened in 1951 as a 5/8th mile dirt track it was that surface and...

Takeoff Is Approved: 1/8th Mile Airport Runway Racing From Ballarat

If you go back into the early days of drag racing, you will find that World War II had a strong influence on the motorsport. Don’t just blankly stare the screen, it’s the truth: GIs who...

Look To The Sky: Free Life Films Shows Off The Wildest Rides Of 2018!

December is the start of many things: holiday music, wrapping paper hell, the time when your kids bring you lists of stuff that need to be decoded and checked to see what your budget will allow....

The Family Hot Rod: Petrolicious Tells The Story of A Spanish Racing Mini That Has A Legacy

People who don’t get cars or racing or competition or engineering or work tend to dismiss the rest of us and our obsession with the machines that we create, watch, operator, or observe....

The Other Racing Long Car: Check Out This 1980s Film Of Jim Jet Nelson’s Jet Limo At Great Lakes Dragaway

With McTaggart showing us all the way to have big time fun with a germ infested, cast aside, potential rolling meth lab in the form of his Cadillac limo, it triggered a memory about another racing...

This Compilation of 1990s Monster Truck Crashes Captures The Wildest Era Of Monster Truck Competition

The other day I posted a photo on my Instagram account (@BrianLohnes) of an old monster truck and one of the responses it got was a guy saying, “They actually raced these?” At first I was...

This ProCharged, Manual-Swapped Chrysler 300C’s Hillclimb Story Is Too Cool!

First off, I’m happy that I get to add another manual-swapped Chrysler to the list in my head. This car joins the V-10-swapped drift machine in the U.K., and both of the Chryslers that...

Morning Symphony: 10,000 RPM Track Attack With A Group B Mazda RX-7

Mazda’s place in rally wasn’t well established in the early 1980s. It didn’t take long to realize that the company had effectively brought a knife to the kind of gunfight where an...

History In Motion: This 1922 Video Shows The Paris Fire Brigade In Action – Gutsy Frenchmen!

This is an interesting video for many reasons. The first being the fact that it was made about 100 years ago, the second that it shows mechanized fire fighting in that time period, and the third is...

Hoonitruck Test Footage: The Twin-Turbo V6 Screamer Was Wild From The Start!

Without question, there is plenty of hyping up going on involving the Hoonitruck and the upcoming Gymkhana X video. Without a doubt, some of you might already be rolling your eyes at the thought of...