Jules Bianchi Breathing On His Own, Moved To France Per Family Statement

The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi released a statement today explaining that Bianchi has been taken out of the artificial coma he was placed in after the wreck. He is breathing on his own and has moved to Nice, France, to continue his recovery closer to his family and friends. » 11/19/14 12:21pm 11/19/14 12:21pm

You Can't Have Worse Timing Than This Minivan In An Impromptu Land Fill

Cops, firemen, and a haz-mat team in Cherokee County, Georgia spent most of the day cleaning trash off the highway after a semi-truck carrying garbage tipped over. The truck dumped its contents all over the asphalt and one most unfortunately positioned Honda Odyssey. » 9/26/14 10:35am 9/26/14 10:35am

Longest car jump record disaster seen from every angle

This spectacular multi-angle video shows Guerlain Chicherit's attempt to beat the world record for the longest car jump, which is now held by Tanner Foust at 332 feet (101 meters). Chicherit tried save a 360 feet (109.7 meter) gap between a 20-ton steel ramp and a concrete landing surface. Fortunately, he didn't die. » 6/19/14 1:04pm 6/19/14 1:04pm

So these online competitions are actually real then…

It's fair to say that almost all petrolheads have all dreamt of becoming a racing driver at some point in their life, and our man Stuart is no different. But at the not so tender age of 31, short of a lottery win or death of a stupidly rich relative he never knew he had, this dream was never going to become a… » 2/07/14 2:54pm 2/07/14 2:54pm

Google Street View Driver Rams 2 Buses, 1 Truck in Failed Hit-and-Run

It's not a good year to be a Google Street View driver—or rather, in this case, to be anywhere in the vicinity of one. In Bogor, Indonesia, one ill-fated Google Street View car got itself into a bit of trouble when the driver's failed attempt at a hit-and-run involved him ramming into two large public busses and a… » 9/13/13 11:10am 9/13/13 11:10am

When You're A Racing Driver, A 140mph Flying Door Ain't No Thang

Mike Simpson races in the British GT3 Championship in a Ginetta G55. Fighting for the lead at Brands Hatch, his car is hit by flying debris at a not inconsiderable 140mph or so. But what kind of debris, you'll ask if you didn't read the title? Well, not a mirror or a bird carcass or a Green Shell, but an entire door.… » 8/18/13 11:40am 8/18/13 11:40am

A Tesla Model S Crashed Into an Electric Pole and Caused a Blackout

Stop me if you heard this before but an electric car and an electric pole walk into a bar... Okay, seriously. This is one of those ridiculous local news stories that are too perfect to be true but actually are. A Tesla Model S crashed into a utility pole in Tennessee and caused a local blackout. » 8/16/13 10:29am 8/16/13 10:29am