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Jim Clark's Lotus 49 crashed at Monaco. Photo via Axis of Oversteer @axisofoversteer

Jim Clark’s Lotus 49 Crashed At Monaco

Racing used to be a very different sort of sport, even at the highest levels. The pros in Formula 1 didn’t just drive F1 races—they often moonlighted in Formula 2 or other series, both for fun and profit. That’s how Jim Clark, one of the most legendary drivers of all time, met his... read more

May 12, 2014 by 
 
Diesel drag truck crashes spectacularly

Diesel Drag Truck Destroys Track In High-Speed Crash: Video

If you've ever doubted the might of a highly tuned diesel pickup, let this video put that to rest, even as it plants the seeds of a nightmare in your mind. Rolling coal and... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
Wreckage of Ford Focus that fell 80 feet (Image: Newhaven Coastguard)

Man Survives 80-ft Drop From Cliff In A Ford Focus

Driving off a cliff may be common in action movies, but it's generally not something carmakers consider when preparing their products for crash tests. Yet one Ford Focus did... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
Dashboard camera records crash with cement mixer screencap.

Dashcam Captures POV Crash With Cement Truck: Video

Dashboard cameras can be used to capture everything from Russian meteor strikes to hot laps at the track, but this latest video is in a class of its own. A head-on collision... read more April 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 crashes into pool screencap.

Teen Drives Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Into Texas Pool: Video

If you're Jeremy Clarkson or anyone involved with one of the Cannonball Run movies, driving a car into a swimming pool is hilarious. If you're not, it really isn't. Anyone... read more April 7, 2014 by 


 
Lamborghini Aventador goes airborne in London crash

Lamborghini Aventador Goes Airborne In London Crash: Video

Yesterday, photos and video of the aftermath of a crash made their way around the web. Today, we have the actual moment of impact--and it sends the surprised Lamborghini... read more April 1, 2014 by 


 
A truck rolls over and crushes some parked cars in Sochi, Russia

A Rolling Truck Gathers No Cars, It Crushes Them: Video

What started out as an ordinary day turned into a disastrous one recently for a handful of people in Sochi, Russia. A security camera positioned at what appears to be a... read more March 26, 2014 by 


 
Paul Walker behind the wheel of a Lexus LFA

Paul Walker Crash: Porsche Was Going 93 MPH, No Mechanical Failure

Accident investigators have weighed in on the fiery crash that killed Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker. And the conclusion is that unsafe driving—not an issue with... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
Cyclist ends up on mattress after being hit by a truck

Cyclist Hit By Truck Lands Safely On… A Mattress? Security Video Explains It All

If someone told you they saw a cyclist end up safely on a mattress after being hit by a truck moving at high speed, you’d probably think they were making it up or... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
BMW spins on the 'Ring

BMW Spins On 'Ring, Almost Gets Eaten By Hummer: Video

Saying that there are plenty of tough corners on the Nürburgring is like saying Nutella tastes like angels fornicating on your tongue. Both of those are understatements... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Schumacher Manager Says F1 Legend Still Being Woken From Coma

A manager for injured racing legend Michael Schumacher has revealed the winner of seven Formula One world championships is still being woken from a coma that was medically... read more February 14, 2014 by 


 
Front-drive drag car blows a tire on the dyno

Front-Wheel Drive Drag Car Blows Tire, Self-Destructs On Dyno

While it might seem like a pretty safe environment, dynos pack a lot of hidden danger. From roasting trunk occupants with flames to blowing engines to shredding tires, the... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
IIHS crash test

See What Happens To Your Body During A Car Crash: Video

Whether on the race track or on the street, we've all seen it: minor crashes that caused a surprising amount of injury, and big, nasty crashes that let the driver walk... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
Man crashes Kia into Ferrari dealership in Qatar

Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Ferrari Dealership, Then Flees: Video

An alleged drunk driver recently crashed his Kia into a Ferrari dealership in an upmarket area of the Qatar capital Doha. The video above, sourced from YouTube user... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
Audi S5 drift goes wrong

Audi S5 Snow Drift Goes Very, Very Wrong: Video

So you've got a shiny new Audi S5. So you want to hoon it up in the snow. So you like drifting. Cool. Don't do what this guy did. The penalty for failure when dealing with... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Agent Confirms Michael Schumacher Being Brought Out Of Coma

An agent for Formula One racing legend Michael Schumacher has confirmed media reports that the seven-time world champion is slowly being brought out of an induced coma... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
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