Chase Elliott ran over a piece of debris that fell off Jeffrey Earnhardt’s car during tonight’s NASCAR Coke 600, causing his car to leak oil and catch on fire. Brad Keselowski was the unlucky driver who had nowhere to go, hitting the back of Elliott’s car so hard that Keselowski’s front end went under the rear of…
The 1996 Indianapolis 500 winner and oldest entrant in today’s Indianapolis 500, Buddy Lazier, just crashed out of the race. Sadly, his shoestring-budget, family supported run has come to the end this year in a big spin into the wall. Lazier has been taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital, as he complained of chest…
It’s not a good day for being on the high side of a pass around the turns of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Conor Daly tried to make a pass around the outside of Charlie Kimball in Turn 3, but didn’t give Kimball enough room, tapping the side of Kimball’s car and ending up in the wall as a result.
Indianapolis 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon sadly got caught in the path of Jay Howard’s out of control car during today’s race, sending Dixon airborne and temporarily halting the race for clean-up.
McLaren stand-in Jenson Button, sadly, isn’t taking very good care of Fernando Alonso’s car at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. Button was frustrated being stuck behind Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein, so he stuck a wheel inside Wehrlein’s car before Monaco’s tunnel, flipping Wehrlein in the process.
Colton Herta was running close to the front of the pack as the Indy Lights field went into Turn 2 of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Key word: was. Then he demonstrated how you can lose a race after only two turns. Oops.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rosso sustained mild thoracic and abdominal trauma in a what a team press release calls “motocross training accident” in Italy, reports Roadracing World. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fractures were reported.
IndyCar driver Sébastien Bourdais, who sustained a fractured right hip and multiple pelvic fractures in an enormous Indianapolis 500 qualifying crash, was released from the hospital Wednesday, per IndyCar. Bourdais now starts his recovery at a local Indianapolis rehab facility.
If there’s any greater pain than crashing out of a race, it’s crashing when you’re so close to finishing that you can see the finish line.
Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar driver Sébastien Bourdais had been one of the fastest drivers in practice, setting the fastest time of Fast Friday. He was on track to set the fastest Indy 500 qualifying run of Saturday, but crashed hard into the wall after completing only two of his four qualifying laps, flipping in the…
A Ford Mustang was unbelievably split in half after being t-boned by a Mercedes-Benz at an intersection in Palmdale, California, reports Fox 11. According to witnesses, the silver Mustang that sustained the worst damage appeared to be racing a white Mustang before the accident when it couldn’t stop for a red light.
Chase Elliott didn’t quite see Michael McDowell’s No. 95 car swoop in for a pit stop in Kansas Speedway’s pit lane, turning McDowell around and damaging both cars in the process. Well, that’s the pits.
I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy to see a rider bail out early in my life.
Today, Formula E went to the narrow, windy streets of Monaco on a shortened version of its iconic course, where passing is still as tough as it gets. I’m not sure I can think of any alternate universe where this crazy red mist pass attempt around the outside would actually work.
Two Canadian brothers, aged 6 and 8, really, really wanted some breakfast, and they wanted it from the holiest of Canadian holy sites: Tim Hortons. So, why wait for Mom and Dad? They stole their parents’ truck and went anyway, per the CBC, only to lose control in the drive-thru and crash in a field.
The No. 26 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 started a chain reaction of aggressive love-taps during Friday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race, making a proper mess right at Circuit of The Americas’ start-finish line. That’s not the place for pit maneuvers, in case you didn’t know.
European Rally Championship driver Tomasz Kasperczyk may be the guardrail’s biggest fan after one kept his car from flying down a steep hill at the Rally Islas Canarias.
For many fans, GTLM is our favorite class in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship, with all the major factory teams. Hopefully you’re not a Ford or Ferrari fan today, as both Fords, the lone Ferrari, one Porsche and one Corvette were all involved in a first turn pileup that forced them back in for repairs.
You never really know how how much race cars depend on their aerodynamics until they suddenly snap off at high speed.
Sometimes I think that rally teams should be the only ones allowed to touch my car. If you want something fixed fast and right, you probably need Kris Meeke’s crew from the Citroën team. Meeke’s car looked like a write-off after a crash, yet it was back up and ready to race in just three hours.