Next KTM X-Bow Will Be One Very Angry Looking 'Bargain Race Car'

KTM and high-performance automotive tuner Reiter Engineering have a new plan for the eccentric KTM X-Bow. For its second rendition the X-Bow will look less like a cereal box Hot Wheels toy and more like, well, a little of everything else. Don't laugh, it might be your cheapest ticket to a purpose-built racer. » 12/17/14 8:05pm Wednesday 8:05pm

Follow Robby Gordon's Desperate Quest To Finally Win The Dakar Rally

Racing legend Robby Gordon wants to win the Dakar Rally so bad, somebody convinced NBC Sports to make an entire show about his eleventh attempt at the infamous sixteen-day off-road race. Follow his saga right here starting with the feature-length Part 1 of "Robby Gordon's Road To Dakar!" » 12/16/14 6:35pm Tuesday 6:35pm

SCCA Formula Ford Racing In 1980 Is Like Formula One Jr.

The SCCA national championship race weekend, known as the runoffs, was held at Road Atlanta from 1971 until 1993. They're always super competitive races and quite exciting. The 1980 Formula Ford runoff had 39 cars, and an enterprising YouTuber has uploaded the whole thing to show us what it was like when men were men. » 12/09/14 10:13am 12/09/14 10:13am

This 1,000 Horsepower Big-Block Backhoe Just Set A Speed Record

For anyone who's ever stared at a toy Tonka truck and a nitro R/C car, just wishing there was some way the two could be combined into one smoke-billowing whip-cracking maniacal machine... your fantasies have been realized in life-size as the JCB GT; "the world's fastest backhoe." » 11/20/14 4:05pm 11/20/14 4:05pm

Watch Fernando Alonso Squirm When Asked A Seriously Awkward Question

Today, the worst kept secret in Formula One was confirmed: Fernando Alonso will be leaving Ferrari at the end of the season, to be replaced by Sebastian Vettel. At today's pre-race press conference, Alonso was asked if he'd want Jenson Button as his teammate... while Button was sitting next to him. » 11/20/14 9:48am 11/20/14 9:48am

Bruce Jenner Is Driving In The Insanely Intense Baja 1000 Off-Road Race

Former athlete turned generic famous person Bruce Jenner is going to be racing in the Baja 1000, one of the world's best-known extreme off-road events, this afternoon with his son Burt. It's a tremendously ambitious undertaking for a casual racer, so, good luck I guess! » 11/13/14 4:13pm 11/13/14 4:13pm

Caterham Resorts To Crowdfunding $3.7 Million So They Can Race Again

The Caterham F1 team has had a very tough year, so tough that they just missed the USGP in Austin due to the team entering administration. However, the administrators believe that Caterham is worth more if they're racing, so to get them back on track they want fans to pay $3.7 million so they can make the finale in… » 11/07/14 12:07pm 11/07/14 12:07pm

Ask IndyCar Star Josef Newgarden Anything

Josef Newgarden is the exact sort of driver that American race teams beg for: An affable young American with actual talent and credentials to back up what he says, not a dump truck full of cash to buy a ride. Josef is one of IndyCar's rising stars, and right now he's here to answer all your motorsports questions. » 11/05/14 2:16pm 11/05/14 2:16pm