Richard Childress Racing Needs To Stop Catching Cars On Fire

For the second week in a row, a Richard Childress Racing car had a mishap with fuel and flame. Ryan Newman’s car was the recipient of the flame-bath this time, and fortunately, it wasn’t as big as last week’s Xfinity fireball.
» 5/03/15 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm

V10 Audi R8 LMS. Laguna Seca. Happiness.

Tudor United SportsCar is at Laguna Seca this weekend for the Monterey Grand Prix, so that’s the perfect excuse to post this qualifying lap aboard Dion von Motlke’s Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 LMS. Crank up the volume and drown out all the lesser noises in your space with wonderful V10 sounds.
» 5/03/15 2:35pm Yesterday 2:35pm

Seafaring "Salty Goat" Sinks Navy Cruiser Captain's Career

It is a story about a ‘colorful’ Skipper of a Ticonderoga-Class Guided Missile Cruiser and a little Pygmy Goat that got the ride of its life across the Pacific Ocean. It has brought controversy and instability to a crew, heavy media attention to a goat, and the end of said Skipper’s career, and we have an inside… » 5/03/15 2:06pm Yesterday 2:06pm

Late Model Crash Shows Why You Should Let Responders Do Their Jobs

If there’s anything the late model crash we posted this week really shows, it’s why you should let the response team do their jobs. As some have pointed out, the first two people to arrive at the car weren’t part of the response team at all. They were a pit steward for the series and a member of the driver’s pit crew. » 5/03/15 1:11pm Yesterday 1:11pm

Police Search For Street Racers Responsible For Death Of Florida Woman

Police are on the hunt for two street racers in Florida following the death of 18-year-old Julie Michele Castor. According to video evidence, the two drivers were “racing in and out of traffic,” causing Castor to crash her 2006 Toyota Corolla. Castor survived the initial crash and exited the vehicle, but was hit by… » 5/03/15 12:57pm Yesterday 12:57pm

Bird Strike: A Tribute

Robin in the rain, what a saucy fellow.
Robin in the rain, mind your socks of yellow.
Running in the garden on your nimble feet,
Digging for your dinner with your long strong beak.
Robin in the rain, you don’t mind the weather.
Showers always make you gay.
But the worms are wishing you would stay at home.
Robin on a rainy…
» 5/03/15 11:55am Yesterday 11:55am

Does This Cheap Lamborghini Murcielago Project Deserve Redemption? 

If Porsche ownership is the proverbial litmus test to tell if a man is overcompensating, the decision to own a Lamborghini is how you know that the lobotomy was a success. When you realize that now even you can indulge in the crazy with this project Lamborghini Murcielago, the only question left is: Is it worth it? » 5/03/15 11:17am Yesterday 11:17am

Today's Best Deals: Save $20 on Kindles, Upgrade to LEDs, and More

If you need a last minute Mother’s day gift idea (or if you just happen like reading yourself), Amazon’s knocking $20 off the Kindle and highly-rated Kindle Paperwhite today. The Kindle Voyage isn’t included this time around, but the Paperwhite probably delivers the best bang for the buck in the lineup anyway, so… » 5/03/15 10:45am Yesterday 10:45am

Spa Shows What Happens When Hybrid Prototypes Run Out Of Electric Power

Let this insane three-way battle between the #8 Audi, #17 Porsche and #7 Audi LMP1-class World Endurance Championship prototypes illustrate all the fun nuances of hybrid race cars. Running out of the added electric power must hit you like a brick when you’re in the middle of a battle like this.
» 5/03/15 8:56am Yesterday 8:56am

SpongeBob SquarePants On A Race Car: Great Livery, Or Greatest Livery?

Last name Ever. First name Greatest. SpongeBob SquarePants has been all over American race cars this year, and the world is better for it. This weekend, Bubba Wallace will run everyone’s favorite pineapple-dwelling sponge in Xfinity, but he’s not the only one getting marketing dough from Nickelodeon this year. » 5/03/15 8:49am Yesterday 8:49am

This All Female C-17 Crew Gets It Done During Exercise Eager Lion

An all female USAF C-17A Globemaster III crew from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron participated in Exercise Eager Lion 2015. All-female crews are not an unheard of thing within America’s air forces, but fielding one during a Middle East exercise stands in stark contrast to how many countries in the region… » 5/02/15 3:51pm Saturday 3:51pm

Fast and Furious Cinematographer Will Direct First Film, Full Throttle

Stephen Windon, the director of photography on Fast and Furious 6 and Furious 7, will make his directorial debut on a new movie called Full Throttle, because apparently if you’re telling a story that involves a motorcycle, you have to have the words “full throttle” somewhere in the title. » 5/02/15 1:56pm Saturday 1:56pm