Holy Crap: Tiny Buggy Hip-Checks A Trophy Truck Into Oblivion Mid-Race

How freaking fierce is this 2015 Mint 400 crash!? A Class 1 buggy came off a big bump right next to the Vest Racing trophy truck, slamming it with just the right force and angle to send it careening into next week. Photog Eric Minks was perfectly positioned to shoot a whole roll of the action. » 3/18/15 9:18pm 3/18/15 9:18pm

Report: Kurt Busch Smashed Ex-Girlfriend's Head Into Wall Three Times

Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend says the NASCAR driver lashed out at her after his poor performance in qualifying at Dover, accusing her of having spies and smashing her head against a wall three times, according to court records obtained by the Associated Press. » 11/11/14 4:43pm 11/11/14 4:43pm

Bookies Are Placing Odds On NASCAR Fights Now

When I saw that NASCAR drivers were punching each other in the face with increasing frequency, only one question crossed my mind. How can I, being fat, slow, and dainty, get in on this hot NASCAR-punching action? Well now bookies are placing odds on the fights, so you can put your money where your dreams are. » 11/05/14 7:43pm 11/05/14 7:43pm

This Is The Beautiful Way All Drivers Should React After A Crash

One of the sad facts of motor racing is that when one person crashes another out, someone tends to want to fight about it. Which is what makes this crash in Australian V8 Supercars so wonderful. No one fights, they just help. » 10/12/14 2:57pm 10/12/14 2:57pm

Holy Crap This Drag Racer Went Through The Windshield And Walked Away

Woah. WOAH. The driver of a classic Chevy drag racer had quite the wreck, his legs coming completely out of the windshield, and then he got out and walked away. Like it ain't no thang at all. » 9/21/14 3:33pm 9/21/14 3:33pm

Watch As Inaugural Formula E Race Ends In Absolutely Monster Crash

Today marked the beginning of the all-electric open-wheel racing series, Formula E, and holy crap did it get off with a bang. Though that banging just may have been the sound of Nick Heidfeld's car smacking a curb, a barrier, and flipping onto its roof in a whole bunch of pieces. » 9/13/14 9:22am 9/13/14 9:22am

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

This Is Why Sprint Cars Can Be Dangerous For The Officials, Too

Sprint cars are notoriously dangerous and hard to control, and that's due to a number of factors. High power, low grip, and a crowded field all play their part. But it's even more perilous for track workers, who have to dodge a flying race car, on occasion. » 8/19/14 4:26pm 8/19/14 4:26pm

Investigators Have A Second Video Of Tony Stewart Hitting Kevin Ward Jr.

The obvious question is whether criminal charges should or will be brought against Tony Stewart for his role in the death of Kevin Ward Jr during a sprint car race on Saturday. We won't know that for a while, but we do now know that police have video from a second angle of Stewart's car fatally striking Ward. » 8/13/14 9:24am 8/13/14 9:24am

Sheep Smokes Cyclist In Head-To-Head Race

I have no idea why this sheep was just hanging out on this road, or why it decided to race this cyclist, but I am going to imagine that it simply stands in that spot all day every day, just waiting for some dummy on a bike who needs a lesson in what real speed looks like. » 8/04/14 10:57am 8/04/14 10:57am

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gives Us A Detailed Breakdown Of NASCAR Physics

Back in May, astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson found his show was bumped due to a NASCAR race. Undeterred, he took to Twitter to explain some of the physics of racing. We're fans, but we thought his math was a little off. So Dr. Tyson just showed up in the comments to explain it all. » 7/03/14 10:28am 7/03/14 10:28am

Brad Keselowski Slices Hand On Champagne After NASCAR Win, Is Hardcore

Brad Keselowski is so super Xcore you guys. Dude wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400, and parties the fuck up on the podium so much that he started dripping blood, like he's Ozzy Osbourne or something. No word on whether he started biting off bat heads, however. But he should. » 6/29/14 2:18pm 6/29/14 2:18pm

Watch The Worst Pit Lane Exit Of All Time Forever And Ever

It's good to have a sense of eagerness when you're in a race car. It's not so good when you're so eager to get out of the pit lane that you then proceed to destroy your race, everyone else's race, and probably the nearest three census-designated places. » 6/09/14 2:55pm 6/09/14 2:55pm

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

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins The 2014 Indy 500

Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying In 15 Spectacular Photos

Not only does this weekend bring us the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600, but also the most glamorous race on Earth, the Monaco Grand Prix. And they don't call it "the most glamorous race on Earth" for nothing. This is what it's like to actually be there during qualifying. » 5/24/14 2:27pm 5/24/14 2:27pm

Huge Crash Mars The Start Of The Indianapolis Grand Prix (UPDATE)

A huge collision occurred right at the start of the inaugural IndyCar Indianapolis Grand Prix involving Carlos Munoz, Mikhail Aleshin, and Sebastian Saavedra. It looks as if Saavedra suffered some sort of electrical failure, preventing his car from launching, even while it sat on pole. » 5/10/14 5:29pm 5/10/14 5:29pm

Ask Drag Racer (And Cat Enthusiast) Ashley Force Hood Anything

Last week I may have not-quite-so-accidentally called drag racer Ashley Force Hood a "crazy cat person." The truth of the matter is, she is so much more than that. She's a drag racer, scion of a competitive dynasty, and yes, a feline enthusiast. And now she's here to answer your questions. » 5/06/14 1:22pm 5/06/14 1:22pm

This Is Some Of The Most Hilariously Bad Racing You Will Ever See

This is the first time I have ever heard race announcers call for divine intervention, and not because someone is already injured. It's because one driver was so hilariously, ridiculously, terrifyingly bad. » 4/27/14 2:41pm 4/27/14 2:41pm

The Ten Worst Racing Teams Ever

It's hard not to fill up a list like this entirely with F1 teams, but have no fear as Indycar had seen some utterly bad attempts too. Money wasting at its fastest. » 4/25/14 11:16am 4/25/14 11:16am