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Spoiled Kid Tries To Get New Ferrari By Setting Fire To Old One

It’s easy for all of us cash-deprived near-animals to judge the actions of our monied betters. So I’m asking you to keep an open mind when considering the tale of a 20-year-old son of a Swiss millionaire who deliberately set his Ferrari 458 Italia on fire in the hopes of getting a newer, better Ferrari. Just think… »8/11/15 10:10am8/11/15 10:10am

NASCAR Race Car Gets Hit In A Spin, Drives Into Pits, Then Catches Fire

Kenny Habul’s flaming car caused a red flag towards the end of today’s NASCAR Xfinity Zippo 200. Driving into the pit lane after that kind of hit (at a race sponsored by lighters, no less) around all the fuel and such proves that your car is tough, sure, but doesn’t seem like the best idea.
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Watch two maniacs ride a motorcycle through a 393-foot fire hell tunnel

I found the entrance to hell and it’s this nearly 400-foot long tunnel of fire. When Enrico Schoeman and André de Kock hop on their motorcycle and burn through the tunnel, it looks like they’re on the surface of the Sun. The tunnel reaches temperatures of 900 degrees and you can’t even see where you’re going when… »5/13/15 6:02pm5/13/15 6:02pm

Simona de Silvestro Escapes Unharmed After Her IndyCar Ignites On Fire

Simona de Silvestro’s cars have an unfortunate history of catching fire at the Indianapolis 500, it seems. Today’s practice session fire was her third fire in five visits to the famous race. Fortunately, she was able to hop out of the car before flames caught up to her seat inside.
»5/13/15 10:38am5/13/15 10:38am

Late Model Crash Shows Why You Should Let Responders Do Their Jobs

If there’s anything the late model crash we posted this week really shows, it’s why you should let the response team do their jobs. As some have pointed out, the first two people to arrive at the car weren’t part of the response team at all. They were a pit steward for the series and a member of the driver’s pit crew. »5/03/15 1:11pm5/03/15 1:11pm

Late Model Horror Crash Shows How Not To Respond to An Accident [Update]

Here’s the worst-case scenario that any racer could imagine. Driver Shane Mitchell’s car got airborne in a crash at the Wenatchee Valley Super Oval, landed on the wall and caught fire as it came to a stop. Mitchell suffered a back injury in the accident, so he was stuck there until a rescue worker pulled him out.
»5/01/15 4:33pm5/01/15 4:33pm

It's Not Really A Brake Failure Unless The System Catches On Fire

The Infiniti Red Bull Racing team hasn't been doing so well this season. After suffering issues due to overheating front brakes at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, the team switched from this year's Hitco brake system back to 2014's Brembo brakes. How did that work out? Not well, if you're Daniil Kvyat. »4/10/15 7:15pm4/10/15 7:15pm