Stanford Built An Autonomous DeLorean That Drifts

It’s likely you’re getting sick of all the Back to the Future-related content today, but I promise you that this one is a little different, since the chunk of electronics added to a DeLorean is real and actually works. Even better, it really does make this 2015 feel like an imagined future 2015, and most importantly,… »10/21/15 1:49pm10/21/15 1:49pm

Foust Finishes Off Global Rallycross Win With Allegedly Impossible Beetle Donuts

The Global Rallycross television broadcast of the Barbados double-header appears to have missed this little moment, but Tanner Foust laid down a big set of smoky, beautiful donuts after his win. You know, those things that the rumors of Andretti Autosport Volkswagen cheating claim Foust can’t do. »10/17/15 10:57am10/17/15 10:57am

Fulfillment of the childhood dream: The hooning of a Ferrari 599

Picture this, a familiar scenario: As a kid you were met with a beautiful Rosso colored Ferrari at some point, be it in person or in posters. “That’ll be mine one day,” you thought. And ambitious as you were, you positioned yourself and labored entirely too hard toward your passion of owning one. Then with a bit of… »8/30/15 10:28am8/30/15 10:28am

Porsche vs. Tim Hortons: The Definitive Comparo No One Asked For

Those of you who’ve been around this blog for quite some time know that I love donuts: both the tire smoke variety as well as the pastry. Look at this irresistable little pink-frosted donut from the 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Look, and weep. So, who does them better: Tim Hortons or Porsche?… »8/29/15 8:41am8/29/15 8:41am

How Alex Zanardi Made Donuts The Post-Race Celebration Of Choice

We may be used to post-race donuts all over, from NASCAR to Formula One, but they weren’t always the default celebration for racing drivers. Alex Zanardi is most often credited with making donuts a common gesture during his CART days. Here’s how he also lifted the spirits of an entire team in the process. »8/10/15 12:04pm8/10/15 12:04pm