When Spectators Pay The Price For The Dangers Of Auto Racing

Danger is one of the most defining aspects of motorsports. It’s been that way since the first “motoring contests” of the late 1800s, and it’s probably going to be true forever. The very fact that it involves huge, metal projectiles being driven around a course at high speeds while people stand around and watch means… » 2/24/13 3:48pm 2/24/13 3:48pm

Everything We Know About Saturday's Horrific NASCAR Crash At Daytona

Yesterday's opening NASCAR Nationwide Cup race at the Daytona International Speedway ended with one of the most terrible crashes in recent motorsports history when debris from one of the race cars flew into the stands and injured dozens of fans. Here's everything we know as of this morning.  » 2/24/13 8:57am 2/24/13 8:57am

Michael McDowell NASCAR Crash Proves Pine Tree Air Fresheners Are Lucky

Michael McDowell, a 23 year old rookie with Michael Waltrip Racing proved once again the main reason for watching NASCAR is the crashes. McDowell slid into the wall at the Texas Motor Speedway last Friday during qualifying laps for the Samsung 500 and proceeded to roll down the track, by our count, eight times.… » 4/07/08 11:20am 4/07/08 11:20am