Alonso's Formula One Car Goes Over Räikkönen In Awkward First Lap Crash

This isn’t the ideal way to catch up with your former teammate at Ferrari, Fernando. Fernando Alonso’s McLaren caught up to Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari from behind, ultimately sending him over Räikkönen’s cockpit as both cars lost control and went into the barriers. » 6/21/15 8:28am 6/21/15 8:28am

Aston Martin Hits Concrete Wall At Le Mans; Driver In Medical Center

Several unfortunate incidents in NASCAR recently have brought the importance of impact-absorbing barriers to light, however, it looks like the Automobile Club l’Ouest didn’t get the memo. Roald Goethe’s number 96 Aston Martin hit an unprotected concrete wall hard this morning. » 6/14/15 3:32am 6/14/15 3:32am

United SportsCar's Detroit Race Ends With Chaotic Four-Car Pile-Up

Not one, but four cars at ate the wall outside the Belle Isle Grand Prix circuit’s Turn 1, and the second-place car spun at the last moment as well, throwing away his close battle for the win. Here’s how the last-lap insanity unfolded and why this was a pile-up that probably never should have happened in the first… » 5/30/15 3:20pm 5/30/15 3:20pm

Detroit Pole Sitter Rebuilt Their Wrecked Audi In 2.5 Hours To Qualify

If United SportsCar had a “Heroic Fix” award, today’s polesitter would definitely be it. Dion von Moltke hydroplaned into the wall during a wet practice session, extensively damaging the front and rear of the Paul Miller Racing Audi. Per Sportscar365, they rebuilt the car in only two and a half hours to take pole in… » 5/30/15 1:48pm 5/30/15 1:48pm

Racers Crash On First Lap Of Indianapolis 500, Then Crash Under Yellow

It’s one thing to start the Indianapolis 500 with a crash near the back of the field. It’s another thing to have another crash under yellow further delay green laps of racing. Oops. So, effectively, the race really got to start from a single-file yellow-flag conga line, not so much from the original three-wide start.
» 5/24/15 1:52pm 5/24/15 1:52pm

James Hinchcliffe Hospitalized After IndyCar Practice Accident

According to MotorSportsTalk, a component failure on James Hinchcliffe’s number 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Honda IndyCar sent him into the wall outside Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Turn 3. Hinchcliffe was transported to nearby IU Methodist Hospital with a thigh injury from the wreck.
» 5/18/15 3:13pm 5/18/15 3:13pm

Ed Carpenter Escapes Unharmed After Latest Terrifying IndyCar Flip

Ed Carpenter is the latest driver to experience a frightening flip in IndyCar. His #20 Chevrolet spun exiting turn 2 during a practice session this morning, hit the wall backwards, then climbed up the wall, eventually landing upside-down. The result was pretty scary. Thankfully, he escaped the flip unharmed.
» 5/17/15 9:02am 5/17/15 9:02am