Find Every Major Race For 2015 On One Awesome Calendar

Andy Blackmore, longtime provider of excellent spotter guides for motorsport, has turned his design efforts into a calendar with every single major racing event from NASCAR to Pikes Peak, and from the Asian Le Mans Series to Pro Mazda. It's exhaustive and wonderful. » 3/04/15 8:50pm 54 minutes ago

The 6x6 Defender Is Actually A Full-On Military-Grade Zombie Slayer

The Flying Huntsman 6x6 might look like bit of a joke, but under that gaudy exterior is a military-grade chassis coated in massive amounts of armor. This is a thing you most definitely want when you venture out into the barren hellscape of a world gone mad. Or Jersey. » 3/04/15 8:20pm Today 8:20pm

This Windowless Autonomous Racer Promises A 4-Minute Le Mans Lap

Autonomous race cars sound idiotic at first glance. And second. But there's something to this concept from the Italian designers at ED. The Torq isn't just a self-driving, electric racer with over 1,300 lb-ft of torque. It's pointing towards a new direction for endurance racing. It's also total bullshit, at least for… » 3/04/15 7:50pm Today 7:50pm

Mercedes Will Sell You A Real Actual Mercedes Minivan

Faced with the daunting prospect of building a van that wasn't quite as large as a full-size van, like the Ram Promaster or the Chevy Express, but not quite as small as a mini-minivan, like the Nissan NV200 or Ford Transit Connect, Mercedes has come up with a brilliant solution. It is the Mercedes-Benz Metris, and it… » 3/04/15 7:20pm Today 7:20pm

There Are Now Three British Sports Cars On The Set Of Spectre

As you may have previously seen here and here the upcoming James Bond film Spectre is currently filming a major car chase through Rome featuring British sports car brands Aston Martin and Jaguar. You can now add Lotus to that list as well. » 3/04/15 7:06pm Today 7:06pm

Watch A Brazilian Plane Nearly Miss The Caribbean's Most Famous Runway

This Brazilian built regional jet barely makes it to a smooth patch on the landing strip, clearing the fence at Maho Beach in St. Maarten with a razor thin margin of error. While these kinds of hairy landings are common on the Caribbean island, this ultra slow motion video really exposes this close shave with disaster. » 3/04/15 6:50pm Today 6:50pm

Attorney Says Man Charged In Fatal Street Racing Crash Wasn't The Driver

While Henry Michael Gevorgyan has been charged with two counts of murder in the wake of a Los Angeles street racing crash that killed two people, his lawyer and defenders on social media say he wasn't the one driving the Mustang that lost control and plowed into a crowd of people. » 3/04/15 6:20pm Today 6:20pm

Carbon Damage Sends Nissan Le Mans Car Home From Sebring Test Early

Nissan and Audi both used Sebring to test this week, as the bumpy, older surface of the track makes for a good representation of what to expect at Le Mans. Unfortunately, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO was sent packing before the end of their test due to a broken carbon fiber piece on the car. » 3/04/15 5:50pm Today 5:50pm

My Year Ripping Off the Web with the Daily Mail Online

On July 11 of last year, I arrived to work at the MailOnline newsroom in New York City and saw Keith Poole, our managing editor, standing outside smoking a cigarette. Even from a hundred yards away, it was clear that Poole—a generally pleasant Englishman who was the managing editor of the Daily Mail at the time—was… » 3/04/15 5:40pm Today 5:40pm

XB-43 Jetmaster: The Weird History Of America's First Jet Bomber

To understand America's first jet bomber, the XB-43 Jetmaster, you have to understand the XB-42 Mixmaster, an aircraft that was equally as impressive and even more exotic. Even though neither of these amazing aircraft made it to the front lines, many of their unique innovations and lessons learned from operating them… » 3/04/15 5:08pm Today 5:08pm

Ford Turned The 2016 F-750 Into A Gigantic Tonka Toy Because Awesome

Remember how much fun it was to pave anthills and bury your sister's Barbie Jeep with that sweet yellow dump truck you had in the sandbox? Well if you could get your hands on this 2016 Ford F-750 you could do it all over again... with 17,000 pounds of sand! » 3/04/15 4:11pm Today 4:11pm

Back-From-Dead Borgward Will Launch An SUV At Frankfurt This Year

Instead of a comeback car, Borgward only had a classic Isabella Coupe on its massive stand at Geneva to remind us all how long it's been since they disappeared. We'll have to wait until September when they reveal their (most likely electrified) SUV at the Frankfurt Motor Show. » 3/04/15 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

Mercedes Self-Driving Car Seems To Have Gone Rogue In San Francisco

First of all, I implore everyone to remain calm. Chances are, we'll all make it out of this mess okay, but only if we all just keep it together. What it wants is for us to panic, and we can't give it that. Here's the deal: the Mercedes-Benz F015 has been seen roaming the streets of San Francisco. And nobody is sure… » 3/04/15 3:40pm Today 3:40pm