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Sage Karam Injures Wrist In Brutal IndyCar Test Day Crash

Rookie driver Sage Karam crashed in the first few hours of IndyCar's testing at Barber Motorsports Park today. According to USA Today, the crash was bad enough to injure his right wrist, and the team is unsure if he will be able to return to the test. » 3/16/15 3:26pm 3/16/15 3:26pm

ARCA Stock Car Driver Flies Off Speedway Banking, Hits Fan's Truck

If you've ever wondered what happens if you fly of the top of the banking on an oval track, well, it's not pretty. Stock car racer Will Kimmel flew off Turn 1 at Mobile International Speedway during today's ARCA Mobile 200, ramping the barriers and hitting a fan's truck in the process. » 3/14/15 3:43pm 3/14/15 3:43pm

This is what happens when an airbag deploys a hundredth of a second late

Here's a terrifying video that shows the importance of having an airbag that works as it's supposed to versus having an airbag that works... but is a hundredth of a second late. You see one watermelon drop in slow motion and get cradled by the deployment of an airbag versus another watermelon that explodes. » 3/10/15 5:14am 3/10/15 5:14am

This Onboard Of A Rally Car Crashing Into A Lake Is Utterly Terrifying

Crashing is bad enough. Rolling down a hill into a lake is probably the worst case scenario, ever. Here's the onboard footage from the crash where driver Ott Tänak and codriver Raigo Mōldar plowed nose-forward off the track and rolled into a reservoir during the World Rally Championship's Rally Mexico. » 3/08/15 9:51am 3/08/15 9:51am

How Did This Airliner Land On The Grass In Nepal?

All 238 people aboard a Turkish Airlines A330 are safe after the aircraft somehow ended up in the grasslands beyond the runway. Conflicting reports state that it either ran off the end of the runway or completely missed the runway on its second attempt at landing in what appears to be poor weather conditions. » 3/04/15 12:51pm 3/04/15 12:51pm

Jeff Gordon Is Not Having A Good Final Year In NASCAR

Poor Jeff Gordon. He announced he would be retiring after this year and hasn't had a good race yet. Today's race was relatively tame by NASCAR standards, but nope. Gordon's car got crumpled into a sad little NASBALL once again. » 3/01/15 8:15pm 3/01/15 8:15pm

Maldonado Bins It At Barcelona-Catalunya's Turn Four In Formula One Test

Has Lotus Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado crashed today? Yes. Maldonado ate it outside Turn 4 in testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today. Thankfully, Maldonado is okay, however, his personal crash counter had to be reset. » 3/01/15 11:11am 3/01/15 11:11am

Fernando Alonso Out Of Hospital But Will Miss Last Formula One Test

McLaren confirmed in a statement today that driver Fernando Alonso has gone home from the hospital to his family's home in Spain. He will continue recovery there, but will be forced to miss the last preseason Formula One test. » 2/25/15 9:03am 2/25/15 9:03am

NASCAR Trucks Deliver The Most Gargantuan Pile-Up Of 2015

Here's some carnage that was as wide as the track at Daytona. Holy crap. Twelve trucks. Twelve. Only so little space. Holy crapballs. It's a track-wide wall of bent truck metal and sparks. » 2/21/15 1:50pm 2/21/15 1:50pm

Formula One Crash Blamed On Gust Of Wind

McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is still in the hospital under observation for a concussion from his preseason crash at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The team has officially blamed unusually high and gusty winds at the circuit as the reason for the unusual accident. » 2/23/15 1:26pm 2/23/15 1:26pm

Alonso Reportedly OK After Suffering Concussion During F1 Testing

Fernando Alonso was airlifted to the hospital after crashing his McLaren in preseason testing at Barcelona earlier today. He went off at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya's Turn 3, smacking the right side of the car hard. McLaren race director Eric Boullier confirms that he was concussed in the accident. » 2/22/15 3:44pm 2/22/15 3:44pm

Tony Stewart's Daytona 500 Dream Thwarted After All (Updated)

Seven cars in total were damaged after Tony Stewart got loose coming into Turn 4 on Lap 41 of the Daytona 500. Stewart drifted into Ryan Blaney. Behind them, Matt Kenseth and Michael Waltrip made contact, sending Kenseth in to the wall. Sorry, Stewart and Kenseth, it is not your year. Update: Smoke is back in the… » 2/22/15 3:05pm 2/22/15 3:05pm

Kyle Busch Will Miss Daytona 500 Due To Broken Leg

Kyle Busch found one of the remaining hard barriers on a NASCAR track that isn't covered by an impact absorbing SAFER barrier during today's Xfinity Series race at Daytona. Busch hit the concrete wall inside Turn 1, suffering a right lower leg compound fracture and left mid-foot fracture from the impact. » 2/21/15 11:20pm 2/21/15 11:20pm

Red Bull Aerobatic Planes Collide Mid-Air During Performance

Two pilots flying for Red Bull's aerobatic team on Thursday miraculously escaped after the wings of their aircraft touched each other mid-air during a stunt routine at the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru during the Aero India show. They managed to land safely, despite their wings suffering catastrophic damage. » 2/19/15 5:50pm 2/19/15 5:50pm

Oscar Meyer Wienermobile Loses Sword Fight With Pole

Snowy conditions slid the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile off the road near the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 944 and Fairview Avenue in Enola, Pa., today. This isn't the first time the giant wiener has fallen prey to white slippery substances on the road. » 2/15/15 10:00pm 2/15/15 10:00pm

Watch This BMW Hit A Poor Little Kangaroo During The Bathurst 12 Hour

We've already mentioned that Bathurst will bite you, but this particular BMW E46 M3 GTR crash merits its own special mention. The first safety car of the race was caused by—you guessed it—a kangaroo hit. Roo snipers, you have failed us. Here's what it looks like to hit a skippy at speed. » 2/10/15 12:44pm 2/10/15 12:44pm

What It's Like Inside A Plane Crash And How To Survive One

Last night's insane crash in Taipei got me wondering what it'd be like to experience such an event. So I talked to legendary adventurer Robert Young Pelton, who survived a very similar experience. Here's his story and advice on living through it. » 2/04/15 5:30pm 2/04/15 5:30pm

Multiple Passengers Killed in Horrifying TransAsia Airways Bridge Crash