There have been two pace car incidents at major races that have special places in the annals of ignominy. The first a lot of people remember: Car dealer Eldon Palmer crashed a Dodge Challenger into the press box at the Indy 500 in 1971, with astronaut John Glenn in the back seat. The second? Not […]
It’s certainly not the goal of any driver, but crashes happen all the time in racing. Usually when there’s a crash it’s only a few cars that are taken out of the action. At the recent Citroën DS3 Cup race, over half the field of racers managed to crash in the same corner. The day […]
Forget the shifter toilet handle and faux fur ice scraper. Here’s a gift idea the car nut in your life will remember for a lifetime.
Porsche builds fast cars. They’re sleek and sexy and powerful and it’s not at all unusual to see them on the track. They’re the kinds of cars that win races or sit parked in the driveways of those with very deep pockets. But did you know Porsche once made tractors? Well, it did, and this […]
One of the “Ferraris” from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is being auctioned later this month in Monterey, California. Cars from movies and TV that end up on the auction block are often record-setters. Here’s a look at the TV and movie cars that sold for huge money at auction:
With the approach of the Memorial Day holiday, we’re close to vacation season in North America. That means packing your gear into the truck, car, or SUV and heading off to beautiful beachfronts and scenic mountaintop destinations, from coast to coast. Whether you are taking the whole family or just planning a personal getaway, Now’s […]
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has long proven its mettle as a track day star and racing competitor. If you’ve been hoping to someday park one in your driveway, then here’s your chance to get the ultimate MX-5 for racing. Lemons of Love Charity to raffling off a new MX-5 Cup race car.
The Rebelle Rally is an off-road navigation rally currently in its second year. It’s open exclusively to women with teams from around the world testing their mettle navigating off-road without the aid of GPS. It’s a challenging week of driving, but it’s about more than driving and navigating. It’s about testing your own limits and […]
Doug Herbert — a four-time Top Fuel World Champion — knows the danger of top-level motorsport. In 1999, Hebert’s Top Fuel dragster blew apart in what’s generally regarded as the most violent explosion in drag racing history.