There’s losing with grace, and then there’s Elliott Sadler tonight, who narrowly missed out on the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship at Homestead-Miami tonight. Sadler was especially frustrated with Ryan Preece, who he made contact with on track trying to get by. So, he tried to pick a fight with Preece on pit lane.
It’s Saturday night! You should be out there tearing up the roads like this worm driving a garbage truck.
The problems with New York City’s subway system became sharply apparent this year, and now a major investigation by the New York Times lays out why the system is in such poor shape.
You know who I don’t want to meet in a fight? A Le Mans prototype driver. Between the 6 Hours of Bahrain’s overall winner Anthony Davidson driving with a broken toe and LMP2 class winner Bruno Senna driving with no power steering for most of the last hour, those guys are all tougher than I will ever be.
It’s no secret that I like vans. I once wrote several hundred words about a friend’s minivan just because I liked it so much. Imagine how delighted I was when my mom called me and said, “There’s a big stupid blue van parked near the thrift store. You should come see it.”
Some project cars just look miserable. They have a sad countenance that makes them incite pity in whoever happens to be driving by. I’m not talking about the primered 1965 Ford Mustang you and your dad are working on. I’m talking about the neglected car you have sitting in your driveway that you’ll “get to eventually.”
Porsche’s attempt to end their Le Mans prototype program with a win like their sister-marque Audi did last year isn’t going so hot. The No. 1 Porsche 919 LMP1 collided with the No. 86 Gulf Racing Porsche 911 in LM GTE Am, taking it out of the overall lead and handing it right away to the No. 8 Toyota right behind it.
Who’s a bad little fluffums? Bad kitty! Look what you’ve done, Snufferlumpapaws. Look at this big mess you made! You briefly yellow-flagged the season finale of the world’s highest rung of endurance sports car racing. Bad, kitty, bad! Bad! Bad!
Somewhere a beaver is looking at this ridiculous Macau Grand Prix pile-up and thinking, “man, I wish I my dams were that effective.” All but four cars in the FIA GT World Cup qualifying race got crammed into one corner after a crash near the front of the field acted as an impromptu car-dam, blocking all exits.
BBC Sport confirms that motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty has died after hitting the barrier at the Macau Grand Prix. Hegarty was airlifted to the hospital but died in transit. He was 31 years old.
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Fernando Alonso’s quest to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport (Monaco, Indy and Le Mans) continues, and we couldn’t love it more. Alonso confirmed to the World Endurance Championship today that he was going to test out the Toyota Ts050 LMP1 tomorrow, like he might be gunning for a Le Mans seat or something.
Just because the weather’s cooling down doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good hike. Today only, Amazon’s discounting a bunch of Salomon hiking shoes, hydration packs, jackets, gloves, and more. The highly rated shoes make up the bulk of the sale, and almost all of them are available for under $100, so grab a pair for…
The Porsche 919 is going out with a bang in its final race, with the No. 1 Porsche claiming the 20th pole position for the car. The 919's final race ever and the season finale of the World Endurance Championship starts at 8:oo a.m. ET today, ending the WEC as we know it before big changes kick in next year.
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher drove this Ferrari F2001 to two of the three wins that helped him claim the 2001 Formula One world driver’s championship, and now it’s set another milestone. Its sale price of $7.5 million makes this the most expensive modern-era F1 car ever, according to Sotheby’s.