Following a gruelling Freedom 100 race, racing driver Peter Dempsey in the Belardi Auto Racing Indy Lights machine managed to earn the top step of the podium by the smallest of margins-- nothing more than 0.0026 seconds ahead of Gabby Chavez.
Not only was Dempsey's win the closest finish in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history, the top four drivers including Gabby Chavez, Carlos Munoz, and Sage Karam, all finished within thousandths of a second from one another, producing the most thrilling four-wide photo finish Indy has ever seen. Read more
An I-5 bridge collapses In Washington after a truck hauling an oversize load struck the top, causing devastating structural damage. The I-5 bridge collapse caused two vehicles to fall into the Skagit River below. Thankfully, the three occupants in the vehicles all survived with only minor injuries.
According to authorities, the I-5 bridge collapse occurred on Thursday at about 7 p.m. Initially, the cause of the bridge collapse wasn't clear clear and civil engineers even wondered whether to bridge gave way on its own. During an overnight news conference, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste officially claimed the bridge collapse on a tractor-trailer that carried a tall load, colliding with an upper beam on the span. Read more
Traditional sports fans have trouble understanding the demanding levels of athleticism necessary for driving a racing car. Aren't racing drivers just sitting on their butts, pressing on some pedals, and turning a steering wheel?
Popular automotive YouTube channel Drive just released a new "DRIVER'S EYE" featuring a helmet-cam video of racing driver Leh Keen piloting his Farnbacher Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R in full attack mode around a wet and dangerous Nurburgring just before the ninth hour of the 24 hours of Nurburgring. The lap was completed moments before the race was red flagged due to deteriorating race conditions. Read more
EA revealed the all-new Need For Speed Rivals today, a release title for Sony PS4 as well as Xbox One. Need For Speed Rivals is slated for a November 19, 2013 release for the current generation and PC consoles. The next-generation title is expected to arrive before the end of the year.
2013 is an exciting year for video games as the new Xbox One was finally unveiled earlier this week, just weeks after Sony formally announced their next-generation PS4. Read more
The Ferrari 458 Italia is the holy grail for the purest of driving enthusiasts. A lightweight mid-engine sports car with a responsive 4.5 liter V8 producing 562 hp, the 458 Italia is so close to perfect that Ferrari need not change a thing. However, this is Ferrari we're talking about.
Just like the previous Ferrari 360 Stradale and 430 Scuderia road cars, the upcoming Ferrari '458 Scuderia' promises to be a hardcore special edition track car for the road. Slated to unveil at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, the 458 Scuderia represents the ultimate version of the Italian automaker's best-selling sports car. Read more
The infamous original Eleanor Mustang sold for $1 million during last week's Dana Mecum 26th Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis.
The 2000 blockbuster "Gone In 60 Seconds" stars actor Nicolas Cage as legendary car thief Memphis Raines. At the movie's climax, Raines steals a Ford Mustang GT500, affectionately known as "Eleanor," to complete his last and his ultimate car heist. "Gone In 60 Seconds" boasts one of the most memorable car chases on the silver screen. Read more