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Porsche 911 GT3 Burns On Real 'Hot Lap' Around the Nürburgring

An unhappy fact about my life is that, more than likely, I’ll never own a Porsche 911 GT3. The silver lining, however, is that I’ll never have to helplessly watch my 911 burn down on the Nürburgring.

Tesla Model 3 Gets Five-Star Crash Safety Rating From NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the only governmental really allowed to drive cars into walls on a regular basis, has beaten the crap out of a few Tesla Model 3s and decided that hey, this thing is pretty good at smashing into things. As a result, they’ve awarded the car the highest possible score,…

This Epic Ford Super Duty vs. Tow Truck Battle Ended in an Arrest

If there’s any vehicle that might have a chance at breaking free from a massive Ford F-450 tow truck, it’s a Power Stroke diesel-powered Ford F-250. Watch this huge Super Duty yank the tow truck’s front end sky high as the former’s driver attempts to free his apparently repossessed truck.

Van Launches From a Traffic Circle in England Like a Life-Size Hot Wheels Car

This crash, where the BBC reports everyone involved somehow had non-life threatening injuries, gets wilder each time you watch it. It looks like a flashback to childhood toy destruction, if Hot Wheels cars were silver vans launching themselves off of roundabouts in England.

Mercedes Driver Who Got Pushed Down the Interstate by 18-Wheeler Sues for More Than $1 Million Mercedes Driver Who Got Pushed Down the Interstate by 18-Wheeler Sues for More Than $1 Million

Last month, videos of an 18-wheeler casually pushing a car down the interstate in San Antonio popped up on Facebook. The truck driver said he didn’t realize there was a car at first, but it’s hard to miss the lawsuit that came afterward: The driver of the Mercedes is now suing for more than $1 million.

Houston's Roads Are the Deadliest in the U.S. Houston's Roads Are the Deadliest in the U.S.

I was on the road a lot this week. I had an eight-hour round trip to Dallas on Tuesday, then a four-hour round trip to Houston Wednesday. Like most people, there are very few moments when I fully accept the danger and risk of death of driving down the road. It’s easier not to. In Houston, I couldn’t ignore it.

Robert Wickens' Family Releases His Exact Injuries Because A Media Pundit Got Them Wrong Robert Wickens' Family Releases His Exact Injuries Because A Media Pundit Got Them Wrong

In the wake of any accident, speculation will abound. In the case of IndyCar driver Robert Wickens’ wreck at Pocono in mid-August, however, misinformation spread by members of the media have forced the family’s hand and encouraged them to release a statement listing his full injuries.

We All Have Off Days

Sunday is the Formula One Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s home race, so the team had a fan event in Milan this week. But Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who’s gaining on title leader Lewis Hamilton in the standings faster than most of us can gain weight on vacation, walled it during a low-speed run in front of the crowd.

See How The Halo That Everyone Hated Deflects an F1 Car in This 360 Onboard See How The Halo That Everyone Hated Deflects an F1 Car in This 360 Onboard

Everybody hated the flip flop ‘Halo’ when they first saw it because, well, look at it. Even Niki Lauda dissed it and he has a corner named for his brush with death. But most everybody has shut up about the looks now that they’ve seen this onboard 360 camera video of Fernando Alonso crashing over Charles Leclerc’s car…

Racing Will Always Be Dangerous, But We Should Always Be Improving Safety Racing Will Always Be Dangerous, But We Should Always Be Improving Safety

On Sunday, August 19, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was airlifted from Pocono Raceway after a bad wreck that left him with orthopedic injuries, pulmonary contusions, and the need for multiple surgeries. I sat in the stands watching this happen. This is the second time in four years that I’ve seen a driver flown out…

How Germans Make Way For Emergency Vehicles Is Brilliant How Germans Make Way For Emergency Vehicles Is Brilliant

Yes, this is actually how Germans make room for emergency vehicles when there’s a pileup on the highway: Drivers split down the middle to both sides to create an open lane in the middle of the road to let emergency vehicles through.

A Ford Mustang Rammed Its Way Out of Police Custody

As of 3:10 p.m. pst Tuesday, police in the Los Angeles suburbs were still looking for a radically reckless shoplifting suspect who straight up crashed their way through multiple cop cars in a Ford Mustang before escaping into the bushes on foot.

'Stealth' Motorcycle Ditched in Wet Concrete on Michigan Highway 'Stealth' Motorcycle Ditched in Wet Concrete on Michigan Highway

Imagine you are Serious Motorcycle Man, out for a highway jaunt on your Serious Motorcycle with its Serious Aftermarket Exhaust and Serious Stealth Decal. Ain’t nothing can spoil your day. Well, maybe except for some wet concrete.

Holy Shit, Watch This Big Rig Plow a Mercedes Down the Highway Holy Shit, Watch This Big Rig Plow a Mercedes Down the Highway

Like a high-stakes version of a person with food in their teeth but nobody’s said anything yet, an 18-wheeler driver told police recently that he didn’t notice a car skidding along on the front of his truck as he pushed it down a San Antonio highway. The driver of the car had minor injuries, according to reports.

Racer Robert Wickens To Have Spinal Surgery Following Major IndyCar Crash [Updated] Racer Robert Wickens To Have Spinal Surgery Following Major IndyCar Crash [Updated]

Following a major crash during the IndyCar race at Pocono raceway yesterday afternoon, racer Robert Wickens will have surgery later tonight for a spinal injury, according to Wickens’ team.

Terrifying IndyCar Crash Stops Race At Pocono [Updated] Terrifying IndyCar Crash Stops Race At Pocono [Updated]

Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2018, 3:26 p.m. ET:

The Ultra-Dangerous Carrera Panamericana Made the Targa Florio Look Like It Was for Chumps The Ultra-Dangerous Carrera Panamericana Made the Targa Florio Look Like It Was for Chumps

The idea was revolutionary, simple in concept but more difficult in execution: build a road spanning across the entire American nations. From Canada to the very tip of South America, a stretch asphalt would be ribboned across two continents to unite them in one cohesive whole. And, just like any good road, people…

Watch a New Jersey Dealership's Jeeps and Rams Get Swept Away by a Raging Flood Watch a New Jersey Dealership's Jeeps and Rams Get Swept Away by a Raging Flood

A Fiat Chrysler dealership lost lots of cars to a major flood in northeast New Jersey on Saturday. A now-viral video shows a number of vehicles getting carried away like toys in a creek by a violent torrent before crashing into a bridge and into each other. The resulting mountain of soaked and bashed-up trucks and…

Professional Showboat Richard Rawlings Crashes Hellcat Into Wall 

Richard Rawlings, the television show host, energy drink impresario, and restaurateur, has tried his hand at drag racing and failed in gloriously impressive fashion. While racing against NHRA Top Fuel ace Leah Pritchett, Mr. Rawlings skidded into the left side k-rail of the makeshift track on Woodward Avenue in…

Chevy S10 Drives into Sinkhole and Bizarrely Splits In Half

A Chevrolet S10 pickup drove into a sinkhole in Worcester, Massachusetts on Tuesday, and the back of its cab appears to have just floated right off the frame. It’s bizarre.

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