Look, we’ve got it. Porsches are hot cars. Abu Dhabi? You’re probably used to the heat, too. You don’t have to spill fuel all over it and make the Porsche even hotter. It’s good. It’s really good.
“Well, that didn’t go as planned.” Jay from Real Street says as he hopes his 1500 horsepower beast of a drag-racing Supra isn’t on fire in this video. Fortunately, driver Jay is calm incarnate and delivers the best rolling commentary of a fire ever. “Are you on fire right now?” Jay asks. “I hope you’re not on fire.”
Let’s see: there’s a pickup truck, NASCAR, and some genuine down-home sadness in Kentucky. Work something in about Jesus, Mama or gettin’ drunk in there and you’ve got a number one country hit. Eat it, Florida-Georgia Line!
As this car-carrying truck was consumed by raging inferno, somebody saw their moment to be a hero. Don’t be like them. Not for a Volkswagen.
A nasty electrical fire took Clint Bowyer out early from today’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. Nothing has encapsulated the term “nope” more than Bowyer’s quick exit and helmet toss following this particularly grody-smelling car-b-que.
With ten cars retired now out of sixty 24 Hours of Le Mans entrants, it’s time for our yearly reminder that Le Mans is an utterly merciless place on cars and drivers alike. Here’s how Le Mans is sending teams packing early in 2016.
A man took his 12-year-old son for a ride in a 700 horsepower Camaro when the fuel system failed and hell decided to take up residence in the car’s interior.
A gear failed on Danica Patrick’s Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet during NASCAR Sprint Cup practice at Dover International Speedway today, sending driver Jamie McMurray and Patrick’s team owner Tony Stewart into an unprotected hard wall. That’s worrying for Stewart, who is still recovering from a back injury.
Last week, a California warehouse holding nine Nissan Skylines, three more rare Japanese imported cars, more than a dozen other vehicles and most unfortunately two dogs burned to the ground. Now, an investigation of the scene appears to have coincidentally discovered an illegal marijuana farm setting up shop next door.
It’s a sad day for car enthusiasts as, last night, two dozen rare imports left this earth headed for Jalop heaven in a warehouse fire, The Drive reports. We fear that among the victims may be some classic JDM Nissan Skyline goodness.
Some 15 cars were consumed by a conflagration in a junkyard north of Los Angeles over the weekend. CBS LA says it took more than 100 firefighters two hours to knock down. The sight was something spectacularly terrifying to behold.
Today’s IndyCar practice was interrupted by a particularly stubborn brake fire out of Charlie Kimball’s car. Between this and the Fiery On Road Dead incident from IMSA practice, maybe California needs to periodically assess car-b-que risk like they do for wildfires. Threat level: at least moderate.
Wildfires have been ravaging Oklahoma all week, with News 9 reporting more than 56,000 acres of the state up in smoke as of this writing. Their own journalists found this construction vehicle stuck in an embankment and got the operator to safety with seconds to spare.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Casey Mears had a mild car-b-que situation at today’s Auto Club 400. Here’s a view of the fire we didn’t see on TV. Watch as the unlucky No. 13 gets enveloped in a combination of smoke and fire extinguisher spray.
There is absolutely nothing that can kill Kimi Räikkönen’s chill. I’ve never seen a man deal with a car fire so calmly. Räikkönen’s Formula One car is literally on fire and he just steps out of it like he’s going to go take a nap.
The MV-22 donned a Bambi bucket and put on a water dropping demonstration at Hemet-Ryan Airport in February for California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and U.S. Marine Corps officials, and everyone walked away impressed. Now the $72 million tilt-rotor transports will be on call to support Cal Fire…
Eastern Louisiana was inundated with flooding this month, which is not particularly unusual. What is unusual and exceptionally terrifying is this propane tank–burning wildly as it floats passed people’s houses.
A record was tied in today’s chaotic overtime NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Winning driver Jimmie Johnson now sits alongside Dale Earnhardt Sr. for most top-level Sprint Cup Series wins, at 76 overall.