BMW is back again with another safety car for MotoGP, but in 2015, they're unleashing their dark side. Gone is the white livery with tri-color stripes that the past few cars have used. Instead, the new safety car is a BMW M4 Coupe in sinister-looking black.
Pace cars, also known as safety cars, are arguably the most important cars on any racetrack. It's actually not about going slow in front of the actual race cars, but rather going as fast as humanly possible, all in the interest of safety.
This eight minute video is a mixture of pace car and safety car disasters from all over the world of motorsports. Luckily everyone involved in the crashes seen here recovered fully from their injuries, but as you can see the cars that are supposed to keep everyone on the track safe have certainly been involved in…
After six dry races, Formula One was more than ready for a wet Grand Prix in Montréal. What we got was no ordinary wet race. It was the mother of all wet races, a deep sea battle to see if Sebastian Vettel is man or, indeed, machine. Warning: spoilers.
Bernd Mayländer's office is a Mercedes–Benz SLS AMG. He’s led more laps in the 2010 Formula One season than all but the top five drivers. And he’s been at it for ten years.
Surely this must classify as a warp event in ‘80s teenage bedroom poster physics. The only thing missing is Farrah Fawcett frolicking on the engine cover. Click for another picture!
Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. government built a fleet of cars that were safer than anything on the road. Twenty-five years ago, the government shredded them in secret. Two escaped the crusher. This is their story.