During the latter stages of the American Civil War, the H.L. Hunley made history by becoming the first combat submarine to sink an enemy ship. The Confederate crew never returned from its mission, sparking a mystery that’s lasted for over 130 years. An exhaustive new analysis suggests these pioneering submariners…
Yoann Offredo is an experienced French cyclist, who has raced in the professional peloton since 2006. He spent a decade with FDJ, where he finished in the top ten of a handful of classics and served as a domestique for the team’s stars. He’s racing for Belgian team Wanty Groupe-Gobert and he wrapped up a very…
There’s always buzz in the weeks leading up to the X Games about what insane, unprecedented maneuvers you might see. Max Parrot might try the quadruple underflip. Marcus Kleveland may go for the first quad cork. The 1620 is the new 1440. These promises, of things we’ve never seen before, are the reason we watch.…
Renault Formula One drver Kevin Magnussen lost the back end of his car at the top of the Raidillon hill at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, spinning at high speed into the wall at Turn 4. Magnussen’s left ankle was cut on impact, and he has been sent to a local hospital for further evaluation. [UPDATED]
Three people went to the hospital after a truck’s driveshaft was catapulted into the crowd at a Utah demolition derby. The videos are a terror:
All season long, professional cyclists have been run getting over by motorcycles during races. 25-year-old Belgian Antoine Demoitié died after getting run over during Gent Wevelgem, a stalled out motorbike caused a harrowing pile-up in Brooklyn last month, and Stig Broeckx was hospitalized after a medical moto ran…
Tony Stewart was involved in a non-racing-related all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday that left him with a burst fracture of the L1 vertebra, per Autosport. Unfortunately, Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed today that Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR Sprint Cup season to recover from the injury.
Scary news out of Spain this afternoon, as half a dozen Giant-Alpecin riders were hospitalized after a car going the wrong way smashed into them on a training ride. Spanish outlet Informacion reports that John Degenkolb, Warren Barguil, Chad Haga, Fredrik Ludvigsson, Max Walscheid, and Ramon Sinkeldam were all taken…
Tonight’s NASCAR truck series race at Las Vegas featured some early, scary fireworks after a head-on crash featuring driver Austin Theriault. The portion of the wall with which Theriault made contact was, according to on-air reports, not protected with a SAFER barrier. Theriault was airlifted to a local hospital by…
NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin tore his right knee’s anterior cruciate ligament (more commonly known as an ACL, or HOLY CRAP THAT HURTS) Tuesday night playing basketball. Today? He’s back in the car for Sprint Cup practice like nothing even happened. Dude is a beast.
Things could barely have gone worse for Brad Keselowski today at Pocono as his 57th-lap stop turned into carnage, throwing bodies, a jack, and a wheel across the pit lane.
A video uploaded Sunday shows former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon clipping an observer with his vehicle at Saturday’s Baja 500 off-road race in Mexico. Gordon was attempting to get around fellow racer Apdaly Lopez when he hit the man. As a warning, the video should be considered graphic.
Rookie driver Sage Karam crashed in the first few hours of IndyCar's testing at Barber Motorsports Park today. According to USA Today, the crash was bad enough to injure his right wrist, and the team is unsure if he will be able to return to the test.
World's toughest racing driver Alex Zanardi hit a guardrail while training in his paracycle earlier this month. Not only is he recovering fast despite his gnarly collarbone injury from the hit, but he would like to take this opportunity to mock the weakness of guardrails everywhere.
Double amputee racing driver, paracyclist and guy who's officially tougher than you Alex Zanardi accidentally hit a guardrail in training today. Of the two, the guardrail probably lost.
I was having a wonderful time shooting pictures of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, perched on the side of the berm beside the International Horseshoe for the fireworks show. That is, until I hit my eyeball with my camera. Contact popped out. Lots of pain. Oh, cool, I only have the use of one eye.
Singapore Airlines flight 424 from Singapore to Mumbai encountered turbulence while on approach to its destination yesterday. Twenty-two people, including eight passengers and fourteen flight attendants required medical treatment after the Airbus A380 landed.
Today's weather-delayed running of the [Corporate Sponsor] 500 in Texas got bad for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. very quickly as his car lost a tire then caught on fire after hitting the wall.
Judging by these photos, which a good-natured Nate Burleson just posted to his Instagram account, the Lions wideout was lucky to walk away from his falling pizza-induced car accident with just a broken arm.