Tag Archives: Motorsports

Travis Pastrana thought NASCAR was boring, learned it’s intricate

Travis Pastrana has been pretty damn good at nearly everything he tries. He's best known for being a pioneer of freestyle motocross and winning motorsports events on two wheels, but he's also quite skilled on four wheels. He has four Rally America championships to his name, the record time for a...

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BMW M8 GTE racer to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

BMW has confirmed it will unveil the racing version of its upcoming 8-Series at next month's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The version to be shown will be the M8 GTE, BMW's entry for the 2018 World Endurance Championship which includes the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. That's right...

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Hamilton holds off Vettel at 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix. It was a closely contested battle that went right down to the wire, with Hamilton requiring everything he could muster to hold off Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. The Ferrari driver eventually...

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Learn the difference between rally and street tires

When you want to learn how to drive a rally car, you have two main options to choose from if you're living in the United States. On the West Coast, there's Dirtfish. While on the East Coast you have the Team O'Neil Rally School. The latter's been cranking out a lot of videos lately, and each one...

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Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

After the summer break, the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship returns this weekend with round 12, the Belgian Grand Prix. The race will take place at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the beautiful Ardennes. Its fast, undulating sweeps are a stern test for car and driver, and with an average speed...

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This Dodge Viper is the fastest rear-drive car in the half mile

In the world of street-legal drag-racing machines, the name Sal Patel is well known. The man has been racing his 1999 Dodge Viper for years now, and he's earned a lot of "World's Fastest" titles. His mean machine is known as the Outlaw Drag Radial Viper, and it's the fastest rear-wheel-drive...

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