Please Do Not Interrupt The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman

IMS chairman Mari Hulman George has been ordering Indy 500 drivers to “start your engines” for longer than most of us have been alive. Today, another woman tried to butt in on her command, Kanye-style. Mari Hulman George wasn’t having any of it, and damn near backhanded the young lady. » 5/24/15 12:52pm Sunday 12:52pm

Nürburgring 24 Driver Loses Wheel, Attempts To Repair It Himself

“This man is a legend.” A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 driver at today’s 24 Hours Nürburgring lost a wheel and made a valiant effort to retrieve and repair it before giving in and allowing himself to be towed back to the pits. The commentary from Vodaphone’s broadcasters are priceless on this; the reason the driver was… » 5/16/15 3:35pm 5/16/15 3:35pm

Driving Subaru's WRX STI Rally Car Will Melt Every Part Of Your Brain

Rallying is a nuanced art. It takes years of training to get to the level where you can drive an open class car like this Subaru WRX STI with a sequential gearbox and 500 pound feet of torque. But I didn't have years of training. I had hours. And driving it has warped my brain forever. » 1/26/15 12:56pm 1/26/15 12:56pm

The Man Who Turned Speedboats Full Of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory

In 1986, everyone knew Randy Lanier was fast. He'd just won a sportscar championship and shattered an Andretti record to become the Indy 500 rookie of the year. What most people didn't know is he paid for his racing dreams by smuggling massive quantities of marijuana past the feds. » 10/22/14 12:05pm 10/22/14 12:05pm

Watch Good Morning America Invent A Tony Stewart Controversy

"Hey, was Tony Stewart involved in this in any way? Let's make it all about him!" is what we imagine the Good Morning America producer in charge of this morning's terrible NASCAR brawl story said before cutting together a segment on this weekend's race that bares little resemblance to reality and exists only to remind… » 10/13/14 3:24pm 10/13/14 3:24pm

Daytona Rising: From Aging Track to Hi-Tech Motorsports Mecca

Daytona International Speedway is undergoing its first major renovation in 55 years. Its first ever, really. On a recent visit, we found out just how far 40 million tons of steel, miles of fiber, and an eye towards the future will take an aging behemoth—one that can swallow 14 football stadiums whole. » 8/22/14 1:06pm 8/22/14 1:06pm

The Indy 500 Has Complete Intolerance For Lactose Intolerance

At the end of the Indy 500, the winner takes a traditional sip of milk, sponsored by the American Dairy Association. And last night we learned they're hardcore on what exactly you're allowed to drink. If you win and are lactose intolerant, be prepared to have to shit like a race horse. » 5/28/14 1:19pm 5/28/14 1:19pm