Blink And You'll Miss The Fastest NHRA Funny Car Run Of All Time

19-time NHRA Funny Car winner, 2012 national champion and cancer survivor Jack Beckman is used to beating things, but may not have expected to add “national record” to the list. This 323.43 mph, 3.921 second run last Friday at Sonoma Raceway was the fastest in Funny Car history. » 8/04/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

The Swincar Spider Is An Offroad Monster With Crazy Articulation

Diehard offroad enthusiasts will tell you straightup: solid axles and big tires are the ticket to offroading prowess. But with the Swincar Spider, the French have taken a bit of a different approach: lightweight construction, electric power, and an insane independent suspension setup. » 8/03/15 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

What Really Killed Terrorist Mastermind Mohamed Atef?

William Arkin, recently of Gawker, has had a long career of attempting to tell some of the hardest stories there are tell, and his new book Unmanned: Drones, Data and the Illusion of Perfect Warfare is no different. In it, Arkin takes the reader on a voyage through the shadowy and often misunderstood world of unmanned… » 8/03/15 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

I'm Having A Lancia Pixelated And You're All Invited To Drive It

You may recall a few months ago when I told you I was going to be making a colossal installation of the 8-bit driving game Pole Position that you play using an actual car. Notably, I wasn’t lying — the installation will open August 6, and, even better, the car used to control it is an ‘82 Lancia Zagato — that’s being… » 8/03/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Here Are Five Really Shitty Cars That Deserve A Second Chance

Black sheep of the automotive world are everywhere - junkyards especially. They’re the sequels and no-hit wonders that no one wanted, much less asked for, but were they all that bad? Here are five crap cars that aren’t s’bad when you give them a real consideration. I have my flame suit on. Bring it! » 8/03/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

World Superbike Rider Headed To Trial After Alleged Dick Move On Track

World Superbike racer Niccolo Canepa was at a track day at Mugello back in 2013 when something strange happened. A fellow rider inexplicably crashed while alongside the former EBR and current Ducati racer. Now there’s video, and you’d have to be blind not to see what went down.
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All These Jaw-Dropping Airplane Images Were Taken By This Flying Photog

Tyson Rininger’s name is synonymous with incredible aviation imagery. For over 20 years his work has been seen on the cover of magazines, the pages of aerospace books and above the dates on showcase calendars. His affair with aviation doesn’t stop at the viewfinder, loving all things air show related, Tyson was even a… » 8/03/15 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

A Perfect Saturday Morning @ Period Correct w/ video!

Beautiful, just, beautiful. That’s the only way I can describe this Aventurine Green 993 Turbo. It was by far my favorite car hanging out at Period Correct last Saturday, a title not easily won. In addition to this final edition of air cooled wonderfulness, there were a number of other interesting vehicles on hand, or… » 8/03/15 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm