Show Us: The Strangest Yellow Caution Flags Thrown In Racing

"Was that invisible debris?" and "I think the officials may be hallucinating in those hot helmets this year" seem to be common laments of NASCAR fans, giving way to conspiracy theories galore about NASCAR throwing flags just to spice things up. So show us: what are the most bizarre caution flags thrown in racing? » 3/23/15 4:24pm 3/23/15 4:24pm

Pedestrian Mowed Down By Motorcyclist Behind Reporter's Live Shot

Tonight's ITV News in the U.K. featured bonus coverage of an accident outside St. Pancras railway station in London while reporter Ria Chatterjee delivered an unrelated story about Eurostar train cancellations. Chatterjee, a true professional, paid no attention to the chaos happening behind her. » 1/18/15 1:47pm 1/18/15 1:47pm

71-Year Old Racer Killed At Nevada Road Race

A 71-year old racer, Philip Bowser, was killed Sunday while running in the Silver State Classic Challenge. Bowser was driving a 1997 Porsche 993, and was attempting to maintain an average speed of 150 MPH over the course. His 44-year old daughter was navigator, and survived the wreck. » 9/22/14 10:39pm 9/22/14 10:39pm

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Car Engulfed In Flames At Texas Motor Speedway

Today's weather-delayed running of the [Corporate Sponsor] 500 in Texas got bad for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. very quickly as his car lost a tire then caught on fire after hitting the wall. » 4/07/14 12:44pm 4/07/14 12:44pm

Massive off at the Sigdalsrally Yesterday


The thing about rally racing is, there isn't really an off season. On some level, you can find a race occurring at various parts of the world.
With those races, there are wrecks. Marius Aasen and co-driver Marlene Engan, had a massive off during yesterday's Sigdalsrally in Norway. Both driver and co-driver are… » 1/12/14 1:22pm 1/12/14 1:22pm

Auto Club 400 Ends With Denny Hamlin In An Ambulance And Tony Stewart…

Kyle Busch took the checkered flag today in California, but attention quickly turned to Denny Hamlin—whose crash sent him to the hospital and which let Busch take the lead on the final lap—and Joey Logano, who tangled with Hamlin and eventually found himself the target of Tony Stewart's fists. » 3/24/13 6:37pm 3/24/13 6:37pm

How To Completely Destroy Your Impala At A Car Show

Car shows! They're all fun and games until somebody shows up, drives like an idiot, and completely trashes his car in front of everyone. » 8/26/12 10:30am 8/26/12 10:30am

Here's What It Looks Like To Accidentally Flip Your Dirtbike While…

We don't have a lot of information on this video, other than that it stars someone named "Junior" who pulls a wheelie while riding his Yamaha YZ450F with some buddies and accidentally flips his bike all the way around. "New tires" are blamed, and the GOPRO camera catches everything—including Junior's pained reaction… » 2/14/12 12:30pm 2/14/12 12:30pm

Heartbreak: Index of Effluency-Dominating Le Car Gets Upside Down

We spent the day watching the Crewe Le Pew Renault Le Car buzzing around the track. No black flags, no mechanical problems. Sure, it was incredibly slow, but it had the look of a survivor. Then: disaster! » 2/20/10 10:15pm 2/20/10 10:15pm

Why Muffler-Pipe Roll Cages Aren't Allowed: The Best of LeMons Crashes

Who doesn't love watching a Corolla slide into a Nissan pickup, or a Mustang T-bone a BMW 6 series? Here's more proof that Snell SA2000 helmets, 5-point seat harnesses, HANS devices, and .120" roll cage tubing are worth the investment. » 2/20/10 6:00pm 2/20/10 6:00pm

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

Roll Cage Stress Test In 3... 2... 1...

It's one thing to see the Killer Bees MGB get PIT-Maneuvered at the 24 Hours Of LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza last weekend, and another to see that poor MG about to get slammed upside-down into the dirt.
Thanks to Chris Owens for the photograph! » 11/28/09 8:00pm 11/28/09 8:00pm

Wienerschmoker E30 Gets Shiny Side Down, Brings Arse Freeze Rollover…

Tying the old LeMons record from last year's Thunderhill event, three cars flipped over at the '09 Arse Freeze-A-Palooza. In every case the driver suffered zero injuries, which should serve as a counter-argument to those whining about "overkill" rollcage specifications. » 11/22/09 11:58pm 11/22/09 11:58pm

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

Holden Commodore Gets Airborne, Lands On Sydney House

We're not exactly shocked to read that "police say they suspect speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the crash" with this bit of what appears to be staggeringly stupid hoonery. » 10/18/09 1:50am 10/18/09 1:50am

1961 Cadillac Fleetwood Bashes Tire Wall At High Speed, Driver OK

I'm back at the motel for some internet access and maybe a few Zs while tireless Judge Lieberman works the radios at Penalty HQ, so here's your LeMons Fleetwood Update. » 10/04/09 2:00am 10/04/09 2:00am

Dust Flies, Metal Bends On The Reno-Fernley Track

It always takes a couple of weeks for most LeMons in-car videos to appear, no doubt due to the exhaustion of everyone involved, but we've got a few wipeout-packed minutes for you here. » 5/30/09 1:30pm 5/30/09 1:30pm

Subaru STI Hits Two Trees At Speed, Flips Twice, Everyone Survives!

Late at night, the driver of this Subaru STI swerved to miss a deer, lost control, hit a tree, flipped twice, plowed through a stop sign and another tree. Everyone inside walked away. Mega-gallery below. » 5/20/09 10:00am 5/20/09 10:00am

Watch Out! Nick Hogan's Back On The Road

The gossip-hounds at TMZ report Nick Hogan's been granted limited driving privileges for business-related excursions. No word on whether he'll be painting his mom's car "p***y magnet" yellow. » 2/04/09 4:30pm 2/04/09 4:30pm