IndyCar driver and best-name-ever Will Power came into the Sonoma Raceway season finale second place in the season championship standings. Those championship hopes ended on lap 36 today. Power’s car ground to a halt out of Turn 7 at Sonoma, unable to shift gears.
The last thing you want to happen in a two-hour, 40-minute race is to be robbed of a good finish at the last minute. Sadly for the No. 23 Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R—the only full-season 911 left in the GT Daytona class—they ran out of fuel on the last lap from second place today.
Unless you’re a podiatrist, or perhaps one of those people who revels in seeing gross stuff on the Internet, you might not want to look at this tweet by NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick. With that disclaimer, your own morbid curiosity is going to get the best of you and force you to look, right? Right. Here we go!
Jenson Button had a lucky moment in first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, as a drain cover was sucked up off the road off Nico Rosberg’s car and whacked into the front of Button’s car. Fortunately, the heavy metal piece struck Button’s tire and not the middle of the front of the car, but it wrecked Rosberg’s wing.
The number 16 Prototype Challenge car of BAR1 Motorsports just ran a dude over on live TV. BAR1's car was trying to leave the pits side-by-side with the Krohn Racing P2 car and unfortunately, there was a crew member in the way working on the Fifty Plus Racing car.
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.
Sixty miles doesn't seem that far on a bike. Some of us commute that every day. But we don't do it through the jungles of Brazil and we don't do it with a damn chef's knife stabbed through our skull.
RJ Anderson is considered the best Polaris RZR pilot in the world, but he couldn't quite stick the landing on this insane 40' step-down jump. The maniac went back for seconds and got worked even harder, and believe it or not he's vowed to return.
We've seen plenty of front, side, and even rollover simulations performed on vehicles to suss out how they'd fare in a crash. But I can't remember ever seeing something get its ass kicked as hard as this Volvo dump truck that gets shoved off a pedestal and down a cliff.
Our intrepid road test editor Wes Siler was really looking forward to this week out in California. He'd lined up a Lotus long-lead drive and was planning on spending a few hours on the track taking some sharp corners and fast straights. Then he decided it made sense to spend a few hours in the Cali backwoods behind…