This past weekend saw heavy rains in the North Shore region of Massachusetts, resulting in major flooding on roads that trapped cars.
Fast acting Houston-area BMW enthusiast Cody W. Crochet was able to save all his cars from the floods brought by Hurricane Harvey using landscaping bricks to raise his garaged red E36 M3 up out of rising waters. Here’s how he carefully lowered that car back down—brick by brick, corner by corner.
Hundreds of thousands of cars along the Texas Gulf Coast could be totaled after Hurricane Harvey dumped trillions of gallons of rain on the region. If your car got caught out in the flood—or any flood—you may think it needs to be replaced immediately. If you’re lucky, there are things you can do to save it.
When everything else is completely upside-down, you’ve got to find joy wherever you can. Normally, boats pull water skiers along, but in the unprecedented flooding that followed Hurricane Harvey, a lifted truck will do.
Here’s a look at MSR Houston from this week, a road course south of the city that has hosted most of the 24 Hours of Lemons races I’ve done. Much of it is underwater.
Fans got to watch 71 laps of IndyCar racing at Texas Motor Speedway today after a rain delay pushed the race from Saturday night to this afternoon, and then a torrential downpour ensured that this race wouldn’t be finishing this weekend. In fact, it will now be finishing on August 27 instead.
Watch a man confidently drive his car into a deep water puddle, only to quickly—and hilariously—see the error of his ways.
Engineers designed the JK Jeep Wrangler to ford water up to a depth 2.5 feet. Yesterday, in New Braunfels, Texas, one Wrangler looks to have exceeded that rating big time after being swept away by a raging torrent. It was all caught on video, so if you’re a Jeep lover, prepare to weep.
Texas is inundated with torrential rain and biblical flooding. Roads are turning to rivers and carrying cars off all over the joint. Perfect time to take the ol’ Hummer out for a test drive!