Flags Are Meant To Be Waved, Not Thrown On The Track

Yesterday's ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway had a peculiar thing happen: the blue flag accidentally fell out of a flag stand onto the track, which caused a yellow flag in itself. » 2/15/15 7:00am 2/15/15 7:00am

The Two Factory Porsche 911s Took Each Other Out At The Rolex 24

I seem to recall posting something about how amusingly aggressive the CORE Autosport/Porsche works team's 911 RSR drivers were at this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona. Well, they just took each other out. » 1/25/15 2:03am 1/25/15 2:03am

Oops! Dakar Riders Arrested For Riding Over Archaeological Site

As far as worst case rally scenarios go, getting arrested in a foreign country lies just beneath unrepairable failures and spectacular race-ending crashes. Two riders at Dakar found out the hard way that the route exists for a reason: so you don't go over an archaeological site by accident. » 1/09/15 3:25pm 1/09/15 3:25pm

Nissan Wants Its V8 Supercar Altimas To Look More Like The Real Deal

So, Michael Caruso's car is belching smoke like a QR25DE with a blown head gasket. A+, guys, as a former Altima driver, I can confirm that this looks very realistic, not to mention familiar. » 12/07/14 12:44am 12/07/14 12:44am

US Airways Flight Attendant Refused To Hang Army Ranger's Jacket

Passengers on a U.S. Airways flight from Portland, Oregon to Charlotte, North Carolina are sharing an outrageous story of disrespect from a flight attendant toward an Army Ranger and combat veteran. He asked to have his "Dress Blues" uniform jacket hung, but the flight attendant refused, citing company policy. » 10/10/14 3:02am 10/10/14 3:02am

Four Chevy Colorados Plowed Into Each Other En Route To A Launch Party

GM can't catch a break getting the 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon launched. Damn shame, because they're both awesome to drive. But it looks like four of the first batch have already destroyed each other in a domino-style pile-up on the way to a party in St. Louis. » 10/09/14 2:05pm 10/09/14 2:05pm

Airport Police Send Traveler Home With Plastic Explosive

Sometimes when you fly, a conveyor belt gets hungry and decides to eat your suitcase. When it's damaged beyond repair, passengers are given a replacement bag. But in Sydney, Australia, one woman's replacement bag came with an extra item — a half pound of plastic explosive. » 9/11/14 11:35am 9/11/14 11:35am

Even BMW Can't Tell Their SUVs Apart: Accidentally Called X3 An X5

BMW just shared a rather nice photo of an X3 posing with some mountains on their Facebook page. Unfortunately they called it an X5. Oops. » 6/19/14 12:38pm 6/19/14 12:38pm

Watch This Jet Suck A Safety Pylon Into Its Engine

A few seconds into this video, we see an absent-minded ramp agent appear from the right side of the screen and place a safety pylon on front of the number one engine of an American Eagle Embraer 170 regional jet. » 3/16/14 9:00am 3/16/14 9:00am

North Korea Used Camo Paint to Pass Off Civilian Planes as Military

Having been burned when it used Photoshop to make its military seem more mighty, North Korea has apparently gone the analog route. That "military cargo plane" from a few weeks back? Nothing more than a short loan from Air Koryo and a cheap coat of camo. » 10/16/13 9:13am 10/16/13 9:13am

Terry Bradshaw: "I Wouldn't Have Fucked His Old, Ugly-Ass Mother"

Maybe you're wondering, on this crisp Saturday morning, Deadspin, how could we possibly know if Terry Bradshaw would or would not fuck some unidentified person's old, ugly-ass mother? That's a very personal preference of Terry's to claim knowledge of. A fair question. The answer: he said it on live television.… » 9/14/13 9:30am 9/14/13 9:30am

Biker Protesting Helmet Laws Dies of Head Injuries from Crash

Philip A. Contos of Parish, N.Y., died in a motorcycle crash on Saturday after losing control of his bike and going head-first over the handlebars. He was "participating in a motorcycle helmet protest ride." » 7/03/11 4:30pm 7/03/11 4:30pm

Capitol Hill Staffer Changes His 'WTF 44' License Plates

Few mysteries among the Capitol Hill gossip set were more unsolvable, not to mention trivial, than that of the 2007 Lincoln Navigator with Texas license plates reading "WTF 44" situated in the Longworth House Office Building parking lot. Why would this Texan motorist be so perplexed over the current and 44th president… » 5/17/11 1:46pm 5/17/11 1:46pm