The Drivers In This Huge Formula Renault Crash Somehow Walked Away

Formula Renault 3.5 drivers Marco Sørensen and Jazeman Jaafar were involved in a big shunt at the Monza race today, sending Jaafar in reverse, but sending Sørensen flying through the air, upside down, the top of his car scraping against the asphalt. And amazingly, both drivers walked away. » 4/12/14 1:00pm 4/12/14 1:00pm

What It's Like To Race An Old VW Beetle And Get Run Over By A Truck

Desert Dingo Racing campaigns a 1969 VW Beetle in off road races in the U.S. and Mexico. We've covered them in the past a couple times before. As you can imagine, Beetles doing crazy, dirty things is very appealing to me, so I asked Jim Graham to write up his experience in the Mint 400, in which he gets run over by a… » 3/27/14 5:36pm 3/27/14 5:36pm

This Is What It Looks Like When A Fueled-Up Racer Bursts Into Flames

When a Ferrari goes up in smoke, you might get a lick of flame, a bad smell, and that's about it for the first twenty minutes. When a fully-fueled race car goes up in flames, it's like Satan himself is fighting his way out from under the hood. And a Viper at Sebring just went up like that. » 3/15/14 12:20pm 3/15/14 12:20pm

This Motocross Crash Is The Worst Sucker Punch You Will Ever See

Racing brawls are nothing new. You've seen fights break out between pit crews, you've you've seen Kyle Busch put people into the wall, we've even taught you how to win a good scrap. But this seemingly unprovoked cheap shot from Mike Alessi on Brock Tickle at the Atlanta Supercross race is just all kinds of stupid. » 2/23/14 12:13pm 2/23/14 12:13pm

Memo Gidley, Matteo Malucelli Injured But Alive After This Huge Crash

Rolex 24 at Daytona drivers Memo Gidley and Matteo Malucelli are both badly injured, but the worst appears to be over, according to Malucelli's Ferrari team. Even though their cars are built to the highest engineering and safety standards, that seems like something of a small miracle. » 1/26/14 9:01am 1/26/14 9:01am

What May Be Going On With Michael Schumacher And What Happens Next

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The Daily Mail has done it again. With yesterday's headline they've "forced" me to take to my blog to help clarify some of what's being said about Michael Schumacher. » 1/22/14 2:19pm 1/22/14 2:19pm

Dear Donovan McNabb: Racing Drivers Are Tougher Than Athletes

Retired NFL star Donovan McNabb recently found himself bombarded with criticism from racing drivers and fans alike after he claimed on Fox Sports Live that drivers aren't really athletes. OppositeLock's Phathead argues instead that drivers are actually more impressive, for their sport is vastly more dangerous. » 11/22/13 3:08pm 11/22/13 3:08pm

NASCAR Truck Race Ends With Max Papis Getting Hilariously Slapped

NASCAR is supposed to be a "manly" sport (whatever that means), and the Truck racing even manlier, because trucks. So it's hilarious when the aftermath of a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race devolves into nothing but fighting, name-calling, and a wonderful little slapfest. C'mon kids. » 9/01/13 5:48pm 9/01/13 5:48pm

The Funniest Rally Video You'll See All Week: "Samir, PLEASE!"

One of the joys of growing up is learning how to drive and completely ignoring any and all instructions we're given. Usually this sort of thing occurs in a parking lot, and not a rally special stage. When it does occur on a rally special stage, though, the end result is absolutely hilarious. » 8/10/13 5:10pm 8/10/13 5:10pm

Watch Paparazzi Mob Patrick Dempsey As He Tries To Get In His Race Car

This weekend there was a race in the small French city of Le Mans, featuring some of the greatest racing drivers from all over the world. But for France itself there was one man alone who stood on the shoulders of racing giants before him: Patrick Dempsey. Also known as "McDreamy." » 6/23/13 10:47am 6/23/13 10:47am