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How Jimmie Johnson Permanently Crashed out of Baja

Today Jimmie Johnson is known as one of the most talented and most accomplished drivers in NASCAR, having won six of the last nine Cup titles. Back up two decades, though, and he was competing in a completely different arena, proving himself to be a powerhouse in stadium truck racing, and an emerging talent in desert… »9/01/15 12:44pmYesterday 12:44pm

Justin Wilson's Fatal IndyCar Crash Re-Ignites The Closed Cockpit Debate

With any tragedy in motor racing, there are always calls to improve safety. Now one of the biggest debates in racing has been reignited by the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson: whether to phase out the open cockpit race cars found in Formula One, IndyCar and similar series in favor of cars with closed cockpits.… »8/26/15 10:04am8/26/15 10:04am

U.K. Restricts Vintage Jet Air Show Displays After Shoreham Crash

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the U.K. has announced “a series of immediate restrictions and changes to UK civil air displays” in light of the fatal crash at Shoreham Airshow on Saturday August 22nd. At least 11 people are feared dead in the accident that occurred when a vintage Hawker Hunter fighter jet… »8/24/15 6:16pm8/24/15 6:16pm

Two Aerobatic Planes Collide At Swiss Air Show, One Pilot Reported Dead

On the heels of yesterday’s horrific crash at the Shoreham Airshow, two Ikarus C42 aircraft belonging to the GrassHoppers aerobatic team from Germany collided in mid-air while performing at an airshow in Dittingen, Switzerland. According to reports, one pilot was thrown from the plane during the impact and parachuted… »8/23/15 2:32pm8/23/15 2:32pm

Hawker Hunter Crashes At Shoreham Airshow, Seven Reported Dead

A crash involving a Hawker Hunter aircraft at the Shoreham Airshow in the U.K. with officials reporting 11 suspected deaths. The jet was performing when it slammed into the busy A27 motorway, impacting several vehicles. An explosion and a column of black smoke could be seen from several miles away following the impact. »8/22/15 12:42pm8/22/15 12:42pm

Faulty Inspection Leads To Manslaughter Charge For Vermont Mechanic

Steven Jalbert’s a mechanic at A.J.’s Sunoco in Barre, Vermont. Last year he put an inspection sticker on Donald Ibey’s 1992 Chevy Corsica. Two months later the car was involved in a crash that killed Ibey’s wife Elizabeth. As a result Jalbert’s been brought up on charges of manslaughter and reckless endangerment and… »8/18/15 9:31am8/18/15 9:31am

A Sabreliner Jet And A Cessna 172 Collided In Mid-Air Near San Diego

A mid-sized twin engine Sabreliner jet like the one pictured above has collided with a light single engine Cessna 172 near the community of Otay Mesa, which is just north of the border between the U.S. and Mexico. Sheriffs have confirmed that three are dead at the scene, with no survivors aboard either aircraft. »8/16/15 7:50pm8/16/15 7:50pm

Cyclist Pancakes Into Car In Painful Crash

Irish rider Matt Brammeier was seriously injured when he collided with a car during yesterday’s Stage 6 of the Tour of Utah. I could tell you the timestamp when it happens in the video, but the anticipation is gnarly—and you’ll see it (and hear it) coming before it goes down. And keep watching for the motorcyclist who… »8/10/15 12:20pm8/10/15 12:20pm

Was This Driver Really Told To Push His DTM Competitors Out Of The Way?

Did Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich really instruct driver Timo Scheider, “Schieb ihn raus!” (or “Push him out!”) over the radio during yesterday’s Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters race? Dr. Ullrich claims that he was on a different channel than Scheider, but the TV edit looks pretty bad.
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Daytona Finish Features Massive, Horrifying Wreck

Tonight’s rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona ended in a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr. but a terrifying finish for Austin Dillon, whose car ended upside down after tearing into the catch fence as the “big one” resulted in injuries to at least three spectators but, amazingly, no drivers. Here’s video taken by a fan who… »7/06/15 3:01am7/06/15 3:01am

Formula One Isn't The Only Series That Throws Sparks

Formula One may be throwing sparks with its titanium skid plates this year, but let’s not think that the pinnacle of stock car racing doesn’t have its own car-mounted fireworks display. When the second “big one” hit at Daytona, Kyle Larson and Carl Edwards put on a spectacular show as they scraped the track. »7/06/15 2:00am7/06/15 2:00am