Should F1 drivers start by ice racing?

We are watching the first Formula 1 qualifying session of 2013 and several drivers, including world champion Louis Hamilton, had issues with staying on the racing surface. At the same time we are watching some amateurs in a Chevrolet Camaro and an E30 BMW M3 exhibiting some impressive car control on ice. Having a car with too much power for the … [Read more...]

Scary Daytona crash send fans to hospital

The story is still unfolding but a serious crash took place on the final lap of the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway that left several spectators injured. It is still early but it sounds like 14 fans were sent to local hospitals and 14 were treated on site. Two have been said to be in critical but stable condition; one is a … [Read more...]

Kubica accident pictures: An Automotive Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for? Friends? Family? Perhaps health? Any of these are valid and very reasonable answers. Now lets perform a thought experiment and think about your answer from the perspective of an automotive enthusiast. As I write this I am caring for a family member that recently underwent knee surgery, so my immediate response was … [Read more...]

Scary Funny Car Explosion

If the weather holds then we hope to see some great action at Pomona. Hopefully there's nothing scary like Jack Beckman's pass today at Pomona. Check out the scary video here on ESPN. He was heard asking after "Can anyone donate left eyebrow?". Big steely gonads... Some screenshots of the explosion can be seen in the gallery below. [P.S. You … [Read more...]

Brazilian Motorcycle Racer Banned for Fainting

One creative way to receive a ban from a championship: Pretend to faint on the track. That's what motorcycle racer Marlinton dos Reis Teixeira, also known as Kalunga, did at a recent Grand PrixMoto race. Kalunga low-sided his motorcycle in the very wet conditions and slid along the pavement before stopping in the grass. He then proceeded to … [Read more...]

Want A Job In Formula One? Marussia F1 is hiring!

Jalopnik posted an article titled How To Get A Job In Formula One Right Now. Every boy- (and girl-) racer dreams at one point about working in Formula 1. Now is your chance to get a job with Marussia F1. Jalopnik highlights one job, Partnership Manager, but if you head to the Monster job posting (Monster.com is one of their partners) you'll see … [Read more...]