NASCAR likes to pretend it’s a ball sport, having gone to the playoff-style “Chase” system to attract more attention to the end of the season. Tonight’s announcement revealed NASCAR will be interrupted after periods of time, like quarters in a football game. Stranger yet, championship points will be awarded after each…
Kyle Busch won his first ever Sprint Cup championship tonight at the Ford EcoBoost 400. I know what you’re thinking: he broke his leg early this year and had to sit for 11 races. How on earth did he end up winning the championship? By owning the last half of the season, that’s how.
Only two words can accurately sum up today’s World Endurance Championship season ender: Holy. Crap. If you expected Porsche’s No. 17 car to have an easy drive home into a championship win, surprise! I don’t think anyone could have called the ending of the 6 Hours of Bahrain until the very end.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series could see some big championship changes in its future—according to reports from Motorsport.com, a format mimicking the Sprint Cup Series’ Chase is under consideration. As ironic as it is, reports of these talks come during Matt Kenseth’s suspension for intentionally wrecking…
There were two main contenders for the Pirelli World Challenge GT championship: Cadillac’s Johnny O’Connell and R. Ferri’s Olivier Beretta. Beretta was a highly controversial figure this year, with his rough racing style prompting a podium walk-off at Long Beach. Now he won’t get a championship, either.
For the past twelve years, a Frenchman named Sébastien has been World Rally Drivers’ Champion in the World Rally Championship. Today, it was Volkswagen’s Sébastien Ogier who won Rally Australia to get his third drivers’ championship.
Revenge is a dish best served cold. Not served at 120 mph. As you'll see in the beginning of the video from this weekend's GT1 Championship at Silvesterone, Darren Turner in the Nissan GT-R sent Stefan Mücke in the Aston Martin DBR9 spinning off into the grass. Mücke manages to catch up with the rest of the pack and…
We'll give you a hint: It goes in a racing car that helped a certain Argentinean win two F1 championships. Four words: direct injection and desmo. (If you know your history, that last bit should clinch it.)
You got to give Kristján credit for trying. However, he probably should stick to racing rather than vending.