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

Morning Symphony: Mega Bertha – A Vauxhall Cavalier That Only Knows Rage!

Cavalier. How many of you immediately shuddered at that name? Don’t feel bad, I do too…I have some horrifying memories involving a white 1985 station wagon that perpetually smelled like...

Watch This 100ci, Turbocharged, Bonneville Four Banger Make 400+ Horsepower on The Dyno

There have been many great engines made over the years. Whether we are talking about cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, or even stationary applications, the right tools have been developed for those...

Five Minutes of Fury: Ride Along Inside This Classic Mini As It Battles Tooth And Nail On The Road Course

It has been said that racing a Mini is like wrestling a bear inside a phone booth and after watching this video we can see why. Racer Dickie Maeden is the pilot here and he’s the one getting...

20 Years Gone: Watch Eddie Hill’s Last Top Fuel Pass Ever From NHRA Houston 1999

The end of Eddie Hill’s career came at the same drag strip that the NHRA will be racing on this weekend in Baytown, Texas. It came on a top fuel pass that was not supposed to be his last ever,...

Lookin’ Back: Watch The 1989 Houston NHRA Event Broadcast To Prepare For This Weekend’s FOX Show

In 1989, the NHRA made its second trip to Baytown, Texas outside of Houston to put on the Supernationals. The event continues for the 32nd time this coming weekend at the same track it was run on...

Great Video: Following Mickey Thompson’s Team At The 1967 Indy 500 – Cool Cars, Interesting Race

This is one of those old films/videos that you watch and repeatedly say to yourself, “Oh, that’s how that went,” or “Oh, that’s how that sounded.” From the way the...

Full Send: The SRRS Series’ Rock Bouncer Competition At Wildcat ORP!

“Bet you can’t do it.” Those five words have started more problems and have whipped up more competition than any others, we’d wager. Nobody likes to be told that they...

The Most Infamous Hillclimb In The States: The Viagra Hill Climb

The video has been making the rounds for years now: Bobby Tanner attempting to go damn near straight up a slick rock wall with grunt and gusto…not easily done on wet tires. Tanner and his rock...

Face Towards The Floor: A Driver’s Eye View In A Monster Truck Freestyle!

I have been to exactly one monster truck show, ever: Monster Jam in the Tacoma Dome, back around 1996-ish. As I walked around with the adults who brought me to the venue, I learned a lot about...

The Art Of Small Tire Racing: This Cinematic Look At Light Out 10 Is Stunning In Every Way

Jake Simmons is a freaking bad ass. Let’s just get that right out of the way. He is the guy who shot this film and put it all together and it really is a piece of drag racing artistry that you...

Hard Landings: Check Out These Smashing Knight Rider Outtakes – Turbo Jumps!

It was a show that many of us watched. It was a show that I lived on as a kid. It was a show that made “The Hof” an international celebrity. That show was Knight Rider and while we like...

This 1956 Video Shows Parnelli Jones Racing Jalopies And Getting Into A Fight At Gardena Stadium

If there is an American racer who personified toughness above perhaps all else in his career, it’s Parnelli Jones. He has a lot in common with AJ Foyt. An amazingly accomplished and varied...

In-Buggy Video: Ride Along In The Pressure’s On Swamp Buggy As It Roars Around The Mile O’ Mud!

As the season of racing across American limbers up and gets great to start going great guns, we have been seeking out more and more cool in-car videos. In this case we got our hands on an in-buggy...

The Way It Was: Watch The Green Elephant Funny Car Win The 1973 NHRA World Finals In Amarillo

To start, we should explain something that many people don’t really know or understand. Before 1970 there was no such thing as a funny car championship in NHRA drag racing. Then, between 1970...