Last fall, an 18 year-old girl crashed into another car at a claimed speed of over 100 miles per hour. Now a victim from the other car has brain damage, and is suing Snapchat, which the girl was allegedly using just before the incident.
There’s an old Beavis and Butt-Head episode where the dynamic duo decides to try out a dryer’s spin cycle by climbing inside. That’s probably what it felt like inside the World Rally Championship Volkswagen of Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila when they lost the Rally Argentina lead in a massive rollover.
We love Stadium Super Trucks because they do everything bigger and crazier—even with wipe-outs and camera angles of said wipe-outs. Enjoy this harrowing ride-along aboard a truck that gets thrown into a catch fence.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch did not have a good day at today’s Food City 500. He had not one, but three crashes on track at Bristol Motor Speedway, two of which were because of a right front tire going down. After the last one, he came into the pits for repairs and accidentally tapped a fan with his car. Oops.
Brendon Hartley, a Porsche 919 racer with unusually good hair, received a formal reprimand for the big crash that took his No. 1 car out of the lead during the 6 Hours of Silverstone—and took the unsuspecting No. 86 Gulf Racing Porsche 911 out with him.
Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel’s version of a post-race spat is somehow incredibly tame and hilariously immature all at the same wonderful time. After complaining about a first-lap incident all throughout the Chinese Grand Prix, both he and the target of his rage end up on the podium.
Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton’s bad luck continues at the Chinese Grand Prix weekend. Between a busted power unit, a near-miss in pit lane and a borked start, Hamilton’s having a crummy weekend. Didn’t anyone tip him off that 4 is an unlucky number there, and 44 even more so?
When your view suddenly gets obscured by your own hood at speed on a race track, and you lose control of the car, oh hon. Prepare thyself. Clench thy buttocks. This one may smart a bit.
Sometimes a racer tries a move that just makes you shake your head and go “nah.” Nah, man. Naaaaaah. Today, it happened in the last five minutes of the WeatherTech Sports Car Championship race at Long Beach. What on earth was this Porsche driver thinking?
Manor Formula One driver Pascal Wehrlein was the unlucky one who found out what happens when you hit a puddle on slick tires. The weird dry-with-puddles conditions that contributed to Wehrlein’s spin out brought out a red flag for crews to help clear puddles from the track.
Social media is the medium you use to impress acquaintances you haven’t interacted with in years and share that one decent looking pasta dish you managed not to nuke - but that’s not the best part. The most satisfying part of the social media experience by far is that perfectly hilarious, give-no-fucks meme concocted…
Australian motorcycle drag racer Brett Ghedina found himself rolling down the drag strip after his motorcycle rocketed from beneath him. The footage is startling, but somehow, the rider shakes it off like a boss.
Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will miss this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix for medical reasons, as doctors say he hasn’t recovered enough yet from a terrifying rollover crash at the Australian Grand Prix.
Racing is awesome, on any bike and at any level. One of the hardest things to master is the start but, as long as you aren’t doing it like this guy, you’re doing okay.
Danica Patrick’s had to retire from today’s Auto Club 400 after Kasey Kahne spun her into the wall. Needless to say, she mad.
Thank goodness for SAFER barriers, chapter No. 143,532,643.42. Kyle Larson lost control of his car after his left rear tire went down at Auto Club Speedway today, and commentators speculated that he hit the inside wall at about 140 to 150 mph. Fortunately, Larson was shaken, but was able to radio over to his team that…
The No. 3 Corvette of Jan Magnussen and No. 911 Porsche 911 of Kévin Estre were battling for the GTLM class lead at Sebring when they took each other out in the eighth hour of the race. The 911 went nose-forward into the tire wall just past the pit straight, but Magnussen was able to fire the ‘Vette back up and limp…
So, there’s an “unsafe release” from a pit stall, and then there’s just plain letting your driver whack into another car. Someone in the Manor pits wasn’t paying enough attention when Manor driver Rio Haryanto was released smack-dab into Haas driver Romain Grosjean’s car during Free Practice 3.