The picture really tells it all. Count the number of times I tried to correct a slide, going faster, going faster, going faster until oh shit fuck fuck fuck that’s a pole.
FIA GT World Cup Audi R8 LMS racer Laurens Vanthoor clipped the inside curb at Macau’s Mandarin Bend at 155 mph, sending him out of control into the wall on the other side of the track, per Motorsport.com. Vanthoor’s Audi flipped over and started sliding on its roof, immediately triggering a red flag to stop the race.
Few things are more dangerous in racing than your car dying on track in the middle of a turn. You’re probably going to get hit unless the car starts right back up. It’s just a matter of when and how hard. I took a hard hit in February and then spent three hellish months recovering from a concussion.
“I thought we had it,” says David Nickel to his co-driver Aled Edwards. They were sitting in their Subaru, sideways, rolled off the road.
The old Citroën 2CV’s suspension was so soft, so prone to lean, it seemed impossible to actually flip over. That sounds like a challenge, doesn’t it?
The Tato Nano is the world’s cheapest car, and this newly-circulation video of the car rolling and crashing at ridiculously low speed seems to suggest it’s the world’s most dangerous car as well. But something’s not right here.
Now that's how you build a roll cage.
It was Saturday, June 28th, early evening. We were on our way back from a long and mentally exhausting race day at Watkins Glen. My Continental Tire Series racing car driver friend was riding passenger with me, while Mathias was following in his trusty 1999 Mercedes ML. Two hours or so into our return trip, my bad…
A teenager in Waltham, MA will probably forgo learning how to drive after their first driving lesson ended with a rolled CR-V. Thankfully they walked away with only minor injuries according to a tweet by the Waltham, MA Police Department.
I close the door and take a step back. Thick black smoke is coughing out of the back of my car, staining a pile of snow behind. I'm in an impound lot in some town I don't know the name of, my car is sagging to one side, and it's shaking pretty bad at idle. "See?" I pronounce, not without a great deal of bitterness in…