Five-time International Hot Rod Association world champion and reigning Professional Drag Racing Association champion Ronnie Davis died of injuries sustained in an airborne qualifying accident Saturday at Rockingham Dragway, per a PDRA statement. Davis was qualifying for the Top Sportsman class in the PDRA Spring…
Thousands of citizens lined streets in Prince William County, Virginia Monday night to observe an immense police procession in tribute to 28-year-old police officer Ashley Guindon. She was killed in the line of duty on her first full day as a cop.
Everyone has lusted after a Pontiac G8 Sport Truck at some point in their miserable boring lives. [Photo: Pontiac (RIP), 2010]
With NASCAR’s Daytona 500 this weekend, the sport also marks the 15th anniversary of the death of one of its most legendary drivers: the Intimidator, Dale Earnhardt. While his fatal crash at the 2001 Daytona 500 was tragic and unexpected, it launched an increased focus on racing safety that has saved the lives of…
The Cadillac ELR is dead. No, that’s not a battery joke. It’s going out of production and never coming back, kids. For a car (controversially) advertised as “creating its own luck” and believing “anything is possible,” a Cadillac electric coupe is apparently not successful or lucky enough to last more than two years.
“I want you to remember, Scion, in all the years to come... in your most private moments... I want you to remember my hand at your throat. I want you to remember the one man who beat you.”
It’s official: Toyota’s ostensibly youth-oriented brand, Scion, will come to an end this year. Starting this fall all Scion models will be re-badged as Toyotas instead, the company announced today.
Here’s a different kind of distracted driving: Michigan state police say a Detroit driver fatally crashed while watching porn on his phone. The unnamed driver was ejected from the sunroof of his 1996 Toyota Corolla. He was not wearing his seatbelt, nor pants, police said.
When you think “fastest land animal,” what do you think of? American Pharaoh? Usain Bolt? Nope, until today that title belonged to Sarah, a cheetah who lived at the Cincinnati Zoo. Sarah died today at age 15.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
The first woman to drive in Formula One, Maria Teresa de Filippis, passed away Saturday at the age of 89. According to Motorsport.com, she made five attempts to qualify a privateer Maserati 250F in 1958 and 1959, and started three races in the car.
The most iconic custom car builder of the most iconic custom cars to grace a TV screen, George Barris, is reportedly dead.
As a result of an apparent medical problem sustained following the race, police say that a 63-year-old stock-car driver died while while making a victory lap at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, Vermont on Saturday night.
It’s more than an hour after the checkered flag at this year’s Milwaukee IndyFest. It’s been even longer since Justin Wilson’s engine went up in flames, with a late-race mechanical failure sabotaging what could have been a runner-up finish to old Champ Car sparring partner Sebastien Bourdais at the classic one-mile…
This past weekend was a sad weekend in the world of racing for many reasons, one of which was the fact that the world lost veteran driving ace Guy Ligier. It’s hard to find an endurance race today that doesn’t have at least one of his namesake prototypes. Per Sportscar365, he passed away Sunday at the age of 85.