These Sketches Show The Amazing Audi GT1 Race Car That Never Was

(Our friends at Audi enthusiast site Fourtitude had a chance to get an inside look at Audi's stillborn GT1 and GT2 racing efforts from the late 1990s, efforts that became the Le Mans dominating R8. Here, designer Peter Stevens discusses what these cars were about. - Ed.) » 9/01/14 11:00am 24 minutes ago

Flat Track Motorcycle Racing At It's Best.

Springfield Mile streamed this afternoon on Fanschoice.tv. What a series of races. Most were won on final straight passes and most were in a few hundredths of a second. The Springfield Mile is the oldest, currently running motorcycle race in the US. It is the Daytona 500, Indy 500 of the flat track series. These guys… » 8/31/14 9:17pm Yesterday 9:17pm

Watch This Guy Desperately Try to Save His Dying, Water-Bound Drone

Keeping your gadgets charged is important. More and more our very lives are stored on our smartphones. If they die, we're cut off our friends, work email, and Reddit. There's also the nightmare of realizing your drone's battery is dying while it's 50-feet above a body of water. » 8/31/14 3:11pm Yesterday 3:11pm

Why These Powerful French Assault Ships Might End Up In Putin's Hands


We have heard a lot about 'tough sanctions' on Russia following its invasion of Crimea, shoot down of an airliner full of Europeans, and the continued shadow war in Eastern Ukraine, yet apparently it's fine to sell him this 21k ton French-built amphibious assault ship. Bad move. » 8/31/14 3:11pm Yesterday 3:11pm

The 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, Because Tires Should Burn In Hell

Mopar enthusiasts/tire destroyers got their first look at the 2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak "test vehicle" at the NHRA U.S. Nationals Event in Indianapolis. They did burnouts, so you know it's pretty much exactly what you want if you're a Sportsman racer. » 8/31/14 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Oops! F1's 16-Year-Old Whiz Kid Crashes First F1 Car Doing Donuts

There's been a bit of a fight over 16-year-old Dutch wunderkind Max Verstappen, who will be Formula One's youngest driver at 17 next year. Everyone wants a piece of the super talented young driver... although maybe the losers will feel better after seeing this video of him crashing his first F1 car. » 8/31/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Someone Please Get The Detroit Police A New Social Media Manager

During a time when we're all watching police departments hoping they won't screw up, the Detroit Police Department seems to be, well, screwing up. They're doing a fine job with trying to clean up the streets, but communicating that message seems to be a challenge. » 8/31/14 10:03am Yesterday 10:03am

The Corvette Museum Will Fill Up The Entire Sinkhole After All

When last we heard about the sinkhole that engulfed part of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, museum officials decided to keep it open as a tourist attraction. Today, however, they changed their minds, and the sinkhole will be no more. » 8/30/14 8:32pm Saturday 8:32pm

F-16s Escort Plane Carrying Dead Pilot Out To Sea - Updated

ABC News is reporting that a private plane mysteriously wound up in the ocean, after having entered restricted airspace in Washington, D.C. It was met by fighter jets, but did not respond. Speculations abound as to the cause of the crash. » 8/30/14 7:52pm Saturday 7:52pm