The NHRA put together this gnarly video compilation of wild rides from the first half of the 2014 season and it's just nuts. These drag races look a lot more like horizontal rocket launches crossed with the flames of Ghost Rider than the cars you and I drive.
We've seen cars race planes on runways like a bazillion times. Have we seen an SUV race a plane on a grass runway? Yes. Now we have.
On a whim, I drove up to Portland on Sunday to check out the yearly historic races that happen at Portland International Raceway. It's incredible I haven't lost my hearing, since I don't want anything to come between the glorious scream of the old beasts and my ears.
This year's Tour de France debut is perhaps the most entertaining one yet. Not only is it in Corsica (nicknamed The Isle of Beauty) for the first time, but the narrow roads of the popular island causes a lot of bloody accidents, including a 20-cycler pileup in one of the sprints. In addition, other nuisances are…