Why stay-in-your-car rules didn't exist in racing, until now

After the Tony Stewart / Kevin Ward, Jr. debacle, I was as guilty as anyone for thinking it insane that short-track organizers didn't have rules requiring drivers to stay in their cars. We found data that showed just how disproportionately dangerous short-track racing was. Letting them climb onto a hot track is… » 8/14/14 4:44pm 8/14/14 4:44pm

The Ten Most Bizarre Motor Races In The World

If it can be raced, people will race it. If you don't already know that statement to be true, these ten bonkers competitions will surely change your mind. » 7/21/14 11:08am 7/21/14 11:08am

25 Years Ago, Dale Earnhardt Received This Death Threat For His Ornery…

On May 17, 1987, Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Bill Elliott swapped paint and made a place for themselves in NASCAR lore. The Winston, a newly created all-star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, came down to a sprint, with Earnhardt and Elliott jockeying for the lead. After bumping and nudging for two laps, Elliott got in… » 8/21/12 3:13pm 8/21/12 3:13pm

Do Not Ask Kurt Busch About His Probation, Or He Will Threaten To Beat…

Resident NASCAR idiot Kurt Busch continued his campaign of jackassery Saturday after the Nationwide Series race at Dover today, verbally attacking a reporter who dared to ask about the probation NASCAR imposed after Busch's May 12 incident with Ryan Newman. » 6/03/12 2:10pm 6/03/12 2:10pm

Sports Illustrated And Cars: A Look Back

Car racing once had mainstream appeal, and magazines were once capable of selling millions of copies without turning their covers into word soup. These classic Sports Illustrated covers perfectly embody that golden age. » 4/20/10 12:00pm 4/20/10 12:00pm