A Piper PA-46 Malibu crashed on a runway this morning at the AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where thousands of people descend for the Experimental Aircraft weeklong annual convention. Five people have been hurt, according to news reports. »
The third stage of the Tour de France was halted for about 15 minutes after a pile-up that brought down around 20 riders and caused four to withdraw. »
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… »
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. »
Do you hate restrictor plate track NASCAR pack racing with a vengeance? Are you That Guy? Like, are you really, really especially That Guyish now that it’s sort of late at night and NASCAR is just starting the Coke Zero 400? Congratulations, they just had a “big one” on Lap 4.
A semi-truck carrying 408 beehives, which were home to about 50,000 bees a piece tipped over on an Idaho highway yesterday. Cops say they caught up with the driver who “took off running” and who the heck could blame him!? »
The FIA World Rallycross series’ trip to the Estering this weekend was predictably nutty, with plenty of gentle bumps, taps and whacks for the whole family. Here’s some of the most ridiculous love taps from over the weekend. »
As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash tests the 2015 Ford F-150, Automotive News’ Larry Vellequette noticed the crew cabs have extra “protection bars” that two-door trucks don’t get. If you think that sounds shady, IIHS seems to agree and has already started digging deeper. »
I can’t stop watching these goofballs turn their Chevy Suburban into the worst paddle-ball toy ever.
This pedestrian was minding his own business, making his way up the sidewalk when a big rig hauling beverage cans took a turn too hard and hurled its contents at him. The quick-thinking fellow found refuge in a nook... and proceeded to start cleaning up the street soon as the spray settled. »
Pastor Maldonado has had an admittedly terrible season thus far, having to retire for five out of six races through little fault of his own. Many remember the garbage days of yore, though, so let’s take a journey back through time to
battle evil cyborgs from Cyberdyne
watch Maldonado’s most facepalm-worthy hits.
This is what happens when you get pushed off a ramp at just the wrong place on a Global Rallycross course. Collete Davis was nudged off the side of the ramp by another GRC Lites car who didn’t want to concede the racing line and got wedged between the ramp itself and the spotter’s stand. »
No, no. Not because Wet ‘N’ Wild makes nail polish on the cheap and Swift’s a fancy lady. Look at the track conditions at Belle Isle. Clearly, an opportunity to co-brand (read = “get more dinero”) this car was lost. Not only did Tony Kanaan wipe out in his Taylor Swiftmobile, but three other cars wiped out with him.
You’ve gotta be pretty well dialed with your inner peace to come off the highway, stop on your roof, and say something like; “well that was awesome.” »
Planning a trip to the Nürburgring at some point in your life, but don’t want to end up in a compilation of YouTube fails? Listen to this wise advice from the folks at RSR Nürburg, a ringtool rental company which probably made this video in hopes of keeping some of their rentals out of the wall.