Japan is known for its incredible array of street racing subcultures, but those of us in the western world have probably never heard of Roulettezoku.
People in California are familiar with the latest form of illegal street racing, sideshows and takeovers, where huge groups of people gather around stunting cars and close down roads and intersections. It’s a serious problem for local communities, and unfortunately, it’s spreading. A new story in The Oregonian shows…
Are there people out there who still think street racing is, somehow, not a terrible idea? Apparently, there’s at least a couple Canadians who do, if this alarming street racing crash involving a BMW 335i from this past Sunday in Toronto is any clue. This is a mess, incredibly stupid, and totally preventable.
Before the Dodge Chargers were dragging safes through Rio in improbable bank heists, before the orange Toyota Supra, before living your life a quarter-mile at a time, before Dom and Letty and Brian, there was just Stephan Papadakis, his friends, and Los Angeles.
The most recent form of dangerous street racing currently plaguing Los Angeles are “sideshows,” which is where a large number of spectators and drivers take over intersections to watch cars perform stunts like donuts and burnouts. A few such sideshows took place over the weekend, drawing hundreds of onlookers.
The Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line Expressway connects Tokyo to Chiba, and boasts a six-mile long underwater tunnel—the fourth-longest in the world. I’m driving a bright green Lamborghini Gallardo Balboni following a gold Aventador S. We’re doing, well, let’s just say literally some speed in the tunnel, when all of a sudden a…
An arrest warrant for a street racing Ford Mustang driver shows that the driver was going 102 mph before hitting a mother pushing her child in a stroller last week in Tampa, Florida, reports the Tampa Bay Times. The speed limit on the road was only 40 mph, and both the mother and child died as a result of their…
Brian Casteel was out driving Tuesday night in Billings, Montana, when he noticed two cars revving their engines at a stop light. A few seconds after the light turned green, the cars took off before one of them quickly lost control, slamming into a curb. Five minutes after that, the driver was in handcuffs.
The Los Angeles Times just published a feature on the history of SoCal street racing. It’s not a wistful look back at leather jackets and hot rods. It’s about young kids being killed, lives being wasted and families being destroyed for nothing.
Video showing what clearly appears to be a Florida Highway Patrolman in a Highway Patrol Dodge Charger lining up alongside a Lamborghini Aventador and racing down the road is now under investigation.
Modern cars are fast. Sometimes very, very fast. And occasionally even faster than you could possibly use on public roads. That makes fast cars tricky to advertise—commercials showing these fast cars racing on public roads could be seen as a tacit endorsement of illegal street racing, and big carmakers would never do…
The California Highway Patrol is scouring the streets for this dickbag who was caught ramming their Infinti G37 into a BMW, sending it careening under a semi-truck. Nobody was hurt, but the sooner this dangerous asshole is removed from our roads the better.
This past Sunday afternoon, the North Carolina Highway Patrol stopped an alleged street race involving ten BMWs, impounding five of the cars. Troopers allege that five of the cars were slowing down and blocking surrounding traffic while the other five raced at speeds approaching 100 mph.
Omaha police said a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 driver leading a chase that reached 132 mph crashed into vehicles twice along the way. Police said the driver, who posts what appear to be street racing videos on social media accounts, kept driving with parts strewn from the vehicle after the first crash. Great job!
A Ford Mustang was unbelievably split in half after being t-boned by a Mercedes-Benz at an intersection in Palmdale, California, reports Fox 11. According to witnesses, the silver Mustang that sustained the worst damage appeared to be racing a white Mustang before the accident when it couldn’t stop for a red light.
A Discovery Channel reality show star ended up behind bars at this year’s “Cash Days,” an illegal street racing competition held in Dallas Fort Worth. And it was all caught on video.
Street racing is dumb. I repeat: street racing is dumb. This fiery Mercedes crash down in Colombia just proves that point. Thankfully no one was injured, but STREET RACING IS DUMB.
A green 2015 McLaren 650S Spider is completely unrecognizable after a head-on collision with a Audi in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles, California. Police suspect the McLaren was racing a third vehicle before crashing.