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 Thursday 4:05pm

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

Bookies Are Placing Odds On NASCAR Fights Now

When I saw that NASCAR drivers were punching each other in the face with increasing frequency, only one question crossed my mind. How can I, being fat, slow, and dainty, get in on this hot NASCAR-punching action? Well now bookies are placing odds on the fights, so you can put your money where your dreams are. » 11/05/14 3:50pm 11/05/14 3:50pm

The Nürburgring: Separating fact from fiction

Before the marketers took over, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife track was the arbiter of performance bona fides for the world's most hard-core sports cars. Now, even the Prius has an official lap time, and Ring misinformation abounds. Our man in Nürburg, American pro racer Robb Holland, sets you straight on the… » 11/05/14 3:25pm 11/05/14 3:25pm

Let Ford Explain Everything About What's Great In Endurance Racing

When most people hear the term "endurance racing," they think of races like Le Mans, or Daytona, or that time the Road Madness began to creep up on Jason. They don't think about races like the Baja 1000 – but endurance is exactly what that takes. So let Ford explain the differences and similarities of both. » 11/04/14 1:54pm 11/04/14 1:54pm