Lorenzo Grabs Pole With Record Time, Rossi Crashes In MotoGP Finale Qualifying

Embattled MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi crashed out at the end of Valencia MotoGP qualifying, but he’s forced to start from the back of the grid anyway due to a penalty from an incident in Sepang. Meanwhile, his main championship rival Jorge Lorenzo took pole position with a record-breaking lap of 1:30.001.
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At 200 MPH, Hurricane Patricia Is Now the Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded

Shortly after midnight on October 23, 2015, a group of courageous men and women flew into the center of Hurricane Patricia and landed in the history books. With measured winds of 200 MPH, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded anywhere on Earth. Let that sink in for a moment. »10/23/15 8:27am10/23/15 8:27am

This Is What 69 Australian Muscle Cars Doing Simultaneous Burnouts Looks Like

On a recent sunny day in Australia, a group of people got it into their heads that they should attempt to shatter the current world record for cars doing burnouts at the same time. This is because Australia is perhaps the last place on Earth where this kind of behavior is acceptable, and even encouraged. (We know it… »1/05/13 5:00pm1/05/13 5:00pm

2009 Dodge Viper ACR Steals Nürburgring Record From Corvette ZR1, Laps In 7:22

A 2009 Dodge Viper ACR has claimed the fastest time ever for a production car around the Nürburgring. The lap of 7:22 is just a few ticks quicker than the 7:26.4 lap »8/28/08 8:30am8/28/08 8:30am set by the . It doesn't come as much of a surprise, since the ACR is the most brutal version of the already-unforgiving Viper, whereas the ZR1 actually .…

Video Proof Of The 2009 Corvette ZR1s 7:26.4 Nurburgring Lap

We've been eagerly waiting for this since we first heard the news of the stunning 7:26.4 Nurburgring lap time set by the 2009 Corvette ZR1. Now, we've finally got the footage of the Godzilla-killer in action, ripping up the Nordschleife. But will this silence the skeptics? Either way, the Nissan GT-R had better have… »7/10/08 3:30pm7/10/08 3:30pm

Le Mans-Winning 1962 Ferrari 330 Sells At Auction For Over $9 Million, Sets New Record Price!

The record for car sold at auction was set earlier this year at the Barrett-Jackson auction out in Scottsdale for a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 "Super Snake." That car was Carroll Shelby's personal vehicle, demanding top dollar and getting it, with the winning bid hitting $5.5 million. Did we call that the record? Oh… »5/21/07 11:12am5/21/07 11:12am