Hot, hot lug nuts sparked a fire in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s pit midway through tonight’s race in Fort Worth, leading to a spectacular display of pyrotechnics that took crew members quite a bit of time to put out. The only thing hotter this week? Takes about Dale Jr.’s sandwich shilling.
Unapologetic bigot Phil Robertson delivered the invocation before tonight’s NASCAR race in Texas, and it didn’t disappoint—if you were looking forward to the duck call industrialist to pray for “A Jesus man” to be elected president in November.
Fernando Alonso’s car tore itself to shreds after a wreck on the 17th lap of today’s Australian Grand Prix, but the Spaniard walked away in a testament to the safety standards of the world racing series.
No, seriously, Jamie Little clearly can’t see John Cena, today’s pace car driver.
Johnny Sauter won tonight’s NASCAR truck race at Daytona, but everyone’s eyes were on Christopher Bell’s #4 truck after it went tumbling due to a wreck on the race’s final lap.
The reportedly drunk heckler who drew Tony Stewart’s ire at the Chili Bowl nationals last night, prompting the NASCAR star to angrily confront him in the stands is a Tulsa County sheriff’s deputy according to an update today by the Tulsa World.
Multiple videos have turned up showing a guy arguing with NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the stands at the Chili Bowl. Witnesses on Twitter say the gent flipped Stewart off; we only know it’s smart to avoid confrontation with “Smoke” at a dirt track.
Tonight’s NASCAR truck series race at Las Vegas featured some early, scary fireworks after a head-on crash featuring driver Austin Theriault. The portion of the wall with which Theriault made contact was, according to on-air reports, not protected with a SAFER barrier. Theriault was airlifted to a local hospital by…
Officials delayed qualifying at Pocono for the upcoming IndyCar race after Charlie Kimball went airborne and tore out part of the catch fence in a devastating crash.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won last night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona, but most coverage of the race today has rightly focused on the devastating wreck that pulverized the #3 Chevy, yet miraculously left driver Austin Dillon unharmed. Here’s uncensored audio of Dale Jr.’s raw reaction to seeing the wreck in his rearview mirror…
Tonight’s rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona ended in a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr. but a terrifying finish for Austin Dillon, whose car ended upside down after tearing into the catch fence as the “big one” resulted in injuries to at least three spectators but, amazingly, no drivers. Here’s video taken by a fan who…
Graham Rahal ended a long IndyCar winless streak today at Fontana in a thrilling race some attribute to new aero specifications, but the excitement likely didn’t extend to driver Ryan Briscoe who managed to escape serious injury after being flipped into a barrel roll on the final lap of the race.
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…
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.
Alex Zanardi, who became a champion handcyclist after losing both his legs in a 2001 crash, will return to auto racing this summer in a specially modified car.
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…
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.
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.