The Story Of The Team That Replaced Their Throttle Cable With A Man

We've all heard the tale of the rally team that snapped their throttle cable mid-race. They stopped and threw away the hood, while one guy jumped in the engine bay and the other drove the rest of the rally at full throttle. But like all good stories, there's more than just glory and a ridiculous photo op. » 4/02/15 9:55pm 4/02/15 9:55pm

Rhys Millen Could Totally Drift A Hellcat Hundreds Of Feet In The Air 

Let's be clear about one thing first: this video isn't real. At least, part of it isn't real. Drifting ace Rhys Millen did all the Challenger Hellcat driving for real, he just didn't do it on a platform suspended by helicopters hundreds of feet above the streets of Cape Town. That would be crazy. » 3/27/15 3:01pm 3/27/15 3:01pm

Watch This Malaysian Racer Scare The Crap Out Of Driving Instructors

We’ve seen race car drivers scare the crap out of their own mothers before, but let’s be honest, it’s easy to scare your mother. Bring home one little completely inconsequential deadly tropical disease, and she’s rushing you off to the hospital. But jaded old driving instructors? That’s serious business. » 3/26/15 10:33pm 3/26/15 10:33pm

Video: Heaven is an AE86 In the Rain

In New Zealand, motorsport runs as deep through the country as sheep-herding, fishing, and Hobbits. Practically every weekend of the year, you can find a hillclimb, street sprint, or track day somewhere in the country. So we went to the track with the Hutt Valley Motorsport Club, and hopped in president Jared Rush's… » 3/19/15 10:28am 3/19/15 10:28am

You Don't Need An Insanely Powerful Race Car To Go Drifting

We've all seen the massively powerful, big-budget builds of Formula Drift. Even beater missile cars used for practice are completely nutballs with power nowadays. But what if you just want to go drifting, and don't have a crazy expensive build to hoon? Behold: the street legal drift series. » 3/18/15 12:21pm 3/18/15 12:21pm

Five Thoughts We Had Hooning the Last ML63 AMG at a Winter Autocross

Say goodbye to the Mercedes ML63. In 2016, it graduates to G-Class, becoming the GLE63, so we took one of the last hopped-up mini Mercs to Lime Rock Park's Winter Autocross see if the off-road Geländewagen badge is deserved. Here are five thoughts we had while hooning the bejesus out of a $114,000 race car… » 3/17/15 2:18pm 3/17/15 2:18pm