Huge Wreck Takes Out Two-Thirds Of The Field At NASCAR Sprint Unlimited

Fourteen cars of the twenty-five-car field were involved in this huge crash during lap 45 of 75 of the Sprint Unlimited preseason exhibition race today. Who said exhibition races weren't exciting? They were lying. Never listen to them again. » 2/14/15 10:47pm 2/14/15 10:47pm

Porsche 911 GT3 RS wrecked, driven home, wrecked further

A poster over at the Houston-Imports forum put up these photos of a severely wrecked new Porsche 911 GT3 RS with the line "Need to learn how to drive it.....especially in the combat zone of the Woodlands, TX." Who can make jokes at a time like this? » 3/30/11 4:00pm 3/30/11 4:00pm

This Is What Happens When You Crash A Motorcycle At 157 MPH

Fleeing from police at 157 MPH, a 19-year-old Yamaha R1 rider lost control in a gradual curve. The bike's dead. The rider? Amazingly, he survived... to face Aggravated DUI, Reckless Driving and Criminal Speed charges when he's released from hospital. » 12/30/10 11:00am 12/30/10 11:00am

Please Stop Giving Germans Rare Cars

We're not implying ze Germans are worse drivers than anyone else, just that their access to exotic cars and speed unlimited roads often ends poorly. Someone destroyed one-of-83 Lamborghini Diablo GTs last week, giving us serious sad. (H/T m2m!) [Nordbayern] » 11/15/10 9:30am 11/15/10 9:30am

Does a WRX STI Really Need a Wing? At 148 MPH, You Bet It Does!

Going 70 on the highway, will a big-ass wing on your Subaru make a performance difference? Sorry, no. How about if you're heading into the esses at VIR without realizing your ex-big-ass wing has just failed? Uh-oh… » 4/03/10 5:00pm 4/03/10 5:00pm

Lamborghini Gallardo Tangles With Many Parked Cars In LA's Laurel…

The Laurel Canyon neighborhood in Los Angeles has been the stomping grounds of countless drug-addled bad drivers (including such crashy legends as Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Keith Moon), so the locals are probably accustomed to scenes like this one. » 1/10/10 2:00pm 1/10/10 2:00pm

V8olvo Gets Upside-Down, Roof Barely Dented: Volvo Bricks As Sturdy As…

After a little mishap with a TR7 on Saturday, the Scuderia Flatpack V8olvo (formerly the Black Metal V8olvo) suffered a much worse setback late in the race today, when it attempted to share space with a '67 Plymouth Fury. » 11/22/09 11:56pm 11/22/09 11:56pm

Killer Bee MGB Wipes Out, Gets Rolled Into Ball Of British Leyland Scrap

Yes, one of our favorite Index Of Effluency contenders went into the dirt and flipped over yesterday afternoon. That's the bad news. The good news is that the driver of the Killer Bee MGB wasn't hurt. » 11/22/09 7:00am 11/22/09 7:00am

Roll Bar Stress Test: When You Really, REALLY Need To Pass That Triumph!

A Spec Racer Ford oughta be way faster than a TR6, so you should be able to zip right by on the racetrack... right? Racing tip: always check to see if another SRF is passing you before making your move! » 11/08/09 5:00pm 11/08/09 5:00pm

What's It Like When Your Mazda Sheds A Wheel On The Race Track?

Remember when the Torqueless Rotards RX-7 flipped at the 24 Hours Of LeMons South Fall '09? In all the excitement, I'd forgotten that the Rotards gave me a copy of their in-car video! » 9/26/09 1:30pm 9/26/09 1:30pm

A Treasury Of Spec Miata Wrecks

Spec Miata has become insanely popular, and we see many, many SM veterans racing in the 24 Hours Of LeMons. To hear them tell it, they've come to show us what real racing is about… » 9/26/09 10:30am 9/26/09 10:30am

Yokels Molest Crashed Lamborghini

A yellow Lamborghini Murcielago with the vanity plate, “ITSYELLO” crashed in Greensboro, NC on Friday, attracting a crowd of locals who apparently scavenged the site for parts. » 1/26/09 11:30am 1/26/09 11:30am

Chevy Tahoe Messes With Texas Mini Cooper, Pays Price

Some SUV buyers tend to feel that they're captaining the dreadnoughts of the road, impervious to all harm and thus free to futz with cupholders and electronic gadgetry rather than pay attention to traffic signals. In this incident in Texas- which, fortunately, did not result in any major injuries- a Chevy Tahoe was… » 11/24/08 5:30pm 11/24/08 5:30pm

Million-Dollar Porsche Gemballa Mirage GT Smacked Around At Track Day

This Gemballa-modded Porsche » 10/27/08 9:00am 10/27/08 9:00am is worth about $1 million — or was, before the owner smashed it up during a club event at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France. We hope the owner of this wrecked read our post about changes before he hit the asphalt. Fortunately he was unharmed, and the report even states he was joking…

Monorail KTM X-Bow Is Inefficient Means of Public Transportation

The KTM X-Bow » 9/29/08 5:00pm 9/29/08 5:00pm is just beginning to reach customers in Europe and, predictably, one of the first has already gone and crashed it. According to , the driver “skidded on two wheels” before mounting a crash barrier at the Nurburgring. Well, if you’re going to total your $70,000, 237 HP Austrian trackday special, we can…

Lamborghini Murcielago In Deadly Accident On California's 101,…

Early this morning, a green Lamborghini Murcielago was completely destroyed in a deadly accident on California's 101 freeway in Woodland Hills. The car was spotted just before the incident allegedly undertaking in some very noteworthy speeding suspected to have resulted in the car punching through a guardrail and… » 8/30/08 11:28pm 8/30/08 11:28pm

Bentley Continental GT Crashes In Russian Countryside

We're not sure exactly what series of events led to the remains of the Bentley Continental GT you see here, but it was probably the most excitement this piece of prime real estate in Krasnoyarsk, Russia has ever seen. We sometimes shed a tear when we see a mangled supercar, but for this Continential, not so much.… » 8/22/08 5:00pm 8/22/08 5:00pm

This Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Is The Most Expensive Crash Ever...…

Indian Autos Blog, the lovers of all things automotive on the subcontinent, claim the smash-up of this Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 was the most expensive car crash in India's history. Whether or not that's true isn't really clear, but we're more interested in determining the "why." Perhaps the driver was just trying… » 8/11/08 12:00pm 8/11/08 12:00pm

Five Supercars Worth $1.4 Million Allegedly Trashed By Drunken Brit…

According to The Sun an unruly group of UK wedding guests spent this past weekend destroying five rented supercars valued at over $1.4 million. The carnage includes a Bentley Continental GT, a Ferrari F430 and three Lamborghini Gallardo Spyders. Although the details are still rather sketchy, here's what we've learned. » 8/01/08 11:00am 8/01/08 11:00am

Yes, But Can We Get it In "P***y Magnet" Yellow?

This shirt — emblazoned with the words "Hogan Can't Drift" basically says it all about everyone's favorite p***y-magnet boy-racing pro-wrestler spawn. The bigger question is, "what's that car the 'model' is leaning against?" JDM RX-7? MR2? You tell us. All we know is if we still had a Gawker t-shirt store this … » 6/10/08 2:20pm 6/10/08 2:20pm