[Young Andrew Combe attempts to hoist aloft a trophy as big as he is after winning the Pedal Car Grand Prix at the Crystal Palace in 1967. Photo Credit: Getty Images]
It’s almost like there are certain mistakes you can’t help but make in the first time you get out on a race track.
The upcoming 1,500 horsepower, $2.5 million Bugatti Chiron is named after one of Bugatti’s greatest racing drivers, a guy who possibly lost his best job racing there by banging his boss’ wife.
Is it a good idea to hop on a Barbie Jeep and race down a rocky hill? No, it’s not!
[Nissan ran their R390 GT1 car in all black for testing. Helps you see the flames. Photo Credit: Nissan]
I looked up and there it was, an Acura Integra pointing straight at me—spun out, stalled right on the exit of a corner. If I had a half second longer I would have remembered to relax, to curl my arms, to prepare for the impact. As it was I just closed my eyes and took the hit, 80 MPH right into to my door.
Muscle cars have plenty of ride height, beefy tires, and plenty of rear-drive power. Sounds like a perfect rallycross car to me.
There are all kinds of weird, wonderful forms of motorsports here on Earth. What kinds of racing might we develop for space?
As Haas makes the jump to Formula 1, it’s a good time to look back on America’s most legendary, defiant, maybe even successful racing teams of the past.
There was a caution at Turn 1 of Bristol at today’s NASCAR Truck practice. The culprit? A rabbit on the loose.
You know you’ve built your roll cage right when you can do this.
Lots of money floats around the motorsports world, and that means theft. Sometimes this means extraordinary and audacious theft.
This isn’t a story about a big-budget Ferrari or McLaren. This is the inside look of a car designed in a bedroom, built in a shed, and paid for with beer money. It is the greatest F1 story you’ve never, ever, ever heard.
Let me explain everything that's going on in this little clip, where reigning double WRC champion Sébastien Ogier proves himself to be a wonderful, spectacular asshole.
The Chili Bowl is tomorrow!
I'm working up an article and I might as well crowd source some fact checking here so I don't miss anything — what was the most successful individual chassis in 24 hours of le mans history?
Welcome to the 2014 Savies, where we look at the current candidates for the Save of the Year. The closer the death-defying call, the better.
Picking up where we left off yesterday with part one, here's the second half of how to improve IMSA racing in immeasurable ways. I believe in constant reevaluation and pushing the sport that I love to be more competitive, more interesting and more fun for everyone involved. Sometimes progress costs a dumpster full of…
The thing about rally driving is that sideways is slow; to go fast, you really want to be hooked up, driving forward as much as possible. There are moments, though, when it pays to go full dinosaur drift.
Cadillac just unveiled their newest race car on Twitter. It's the ATS-V-R, or maybe the ATS-VR, or possibly the ATSVR. Whatever, it looks badass.