Inside the Engineering of the World's First 1,000mph Car

Yesterday, a team of British engineers unveiled Bloodhound SSC: the world’s most powerful car, intended to reach speeds of over 1,000mph. Standing beside what looks like a rocket-on-wheels, it’s obvious what a marvel of engineering it is. We spoke to the team’s Lead Mechanical Engineer to find out how the vehicle was… »9/25/15 10:06am9/25/15 10:06am


Watch this insanely fast drone fly at impossible speeds into the clouds

Holy crap. Once this drone decides to go, it just guns it like a warp speed rocket ship into the air. It’s so fast that I can’t believe it’s real. But Quadmovr has been showing iterations of its super fast drone for months now and everything else in the video seems to be moving at a normal speed so my God, this is… »4/30/15 11:58am4/30/15 11:58am

Virginia Bill Aims To Raise Reckless Driving To 85 MPH Instead Of 80

You, as a motorist, should know that really bad things happen when you drive too fast in Virginia. The commonwealth takes speeding more seriously than just about anywhere else in America, and penalties are heavy for those with a need for speed. But a new bill in the Virginia General Assembly could make things a bit… »1/19/15 12:15pm1/19/15 12:15pm

F1 cars are 8 seconds slower than 10 years ago.

Even before it really started, this F1 season has been loaded with negative emotions from the fans, the teams and everyone else somewhat involved with Formula One. And yet, we have seen spectacular racing, both between the silver arrow drivers and their rivals of Red Bull, Ferrari and Williams. What we didn't see is… »10/23/14 10:10pm10/23/14 10:10pm

Don't Drive 1,000 MPH: Raindrops Will Destroy Your Windshield

Rain hitting your windshield can mean dicey road conditions and traffic snags. According to XKCD's What If, the force of those drops hitting your windshield can also destroy your car's windshield. Lesson learned: don't drive at speeds of Mach 1.5 in a downpour if you want your glass to survive. »4/26/14 10:20am4/26/14 10:20am

SPEED's Replacement, Fox Sports 1, Is Official, Set To Debut In August

For months, we've known that the only dedicated auto racing network in the world, SPEED, was not long for this earth. Ever since the first rumors of a News Corporation owned ESPN rival popped up, it had been obvious that the channel to be known as Fox Sports 1 would take the well distributed SPEED's place in cable… »3/05/13 4:23pm3/05/13 4:23pm