Fire At ALMS Race Shows That Flames Are Still A Real Threat

Niki Lauda's accident at the Nurburgring was nearly 40 years ago, so it's easy to be lulled into a sense of complacency nowadays over the threat of fires in racing. Passive and active safety systems make flames seem like a small threat. This fire at today's ALMS race in Virginia show that the threat is very real. » 10/05/13 4:25pm 10/05/13 4:25pm

The Future Of American Road Racing is Here, Sort Of.

The unofficial first race of the United SportsCar Racing Series (USCR) is taking place this weekend at Road America. Except, it's not a race. It is largely an open test weekend, with two individual series' racing both today and tomorrow. The GRAND-AM Road Racing Series (GA) and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) are… » 8/10/13 1:42pm 8/10/13 1:42pm