What Happens if You Crash One of Those Cars You're Testing? 

I get asked all the time, “What happens if you crash one of those cars you’re testing?” Fair question: I have to pay for it. But that’s not the hardest part. The hardest part is immediately having to get back in another borrowed car and test that. On our trip to New Zealand, in horrible conditions, that’s… » 4/14/15 8:45pm Tuesday 8:45pm

Hello Kitty Becomes Goodbye Kitty In Crazy Pinball-Style GT3 Crash

Attempto Racing has one of the most recognizable liveries in the Blancpain Endurance Series: Hello Kitty! Unfortunately, this beloved Sanrio character's driver made a huge mistake trying to pass a Bentley, sending the Attempto Racing McLaren and the Bentley Continental GT3 both into the walls at Monza. » 4/12/15 12:26pm 4/12/15 12:26pm

It's Not Really A Brake Failure Unless The System Catches On Fire

The Infiniti Red Bull Racing team hasn't been doing so well this season. After suffering issues due to overheating front brakes at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, the team switched from this year's Hitco brake system back to 2014's Brembo brakes. How did that work out? Not well, if you're Daniil Kvyat. » 4/10/15 7:15pm 4/10/15 7:15pm

Marshal Gets An Up Close And Personal View Of Maldonado's Crash

Pastor Maldonado put his Lotus Formula One car into the wall early at the Australian Grand Prix, getting pushed off towards the barrier from contact with another car. One marshal on the trail around the circuit was there to grab an up close and personal view of the crash in slow motion. » 3/15/15 10:31pm 3/15/15 10:31pm

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 4:02pm 3/14/15 4:02pm

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 8:34am 3/10/15 8:34am

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 10:13am 3/08/15 10:13am

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 1:11pm 3/04/15 1:11pm

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 3:52pm 2/22/15 3:52pm

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 3:08pm 2/22/15 3:08pm

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. » 2/22/15 9:01am 2/22/15 9:01am

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 5:55pm 2/19/15 5:55pm