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Danish Driver Allan Simonsen Dies In 2013 Le Mans Crash

Danish racing driver Allan Simonsen has died from injuries sustained in a tragic crash that took place during the first hour of racing today in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Despite the best efforts of the emergency services in attendance, Simonsen’s injuries proved fatal. Simonsen, competing in... read more

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Seven airbags

Man Crashes Into Tree To Test Air Bags. While Sober.

You might think you'd have to be drunk to crash your car into a tree to make sure your airbags are working correctly. You'd be wrong. You might also think you can stuff your... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
A Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing coupe at Amelia Island

Mechanic Crashes Rare Mercedes-Benz 300SL

An original Mercedes-Benz 300SL gullwing, similar to the one pictured above, was almost completely wrecked after a mechanic crashed the rare classic on a stretch of road near... read more April 4, 2013 by 


 
Wrecked 2013 Bentley Continental GT at the curb on a street in Manhattan

ANOTHER Wrecked Bentley! Just One Of NYC's Many Car Crashes

Amazing. It happened again. Yes, a wrecked, all-but-brand-new 2013 Bentley Continental GT just showed up at the side of the street in Manhattan last night. Courtesy of an... read more March 30, 2013 by 


 
Eight Ferraris crash in expensive pile-up in Japan

Police To Charge 10 Drivers Over 2011’s Japanese Supercar Pile-Up

In December of 2011, a total of 14 luxury cars, including eight Ferraris, a Lamborghini and a Mercedes-Benz, were involved in pile-up that saw several of the cars destroyed... read more March 20, 2013 by 


 
Ferrari 458 Italia that's about to crash into a highway barrier

Video Shows A Ferrari 458 Italia Crash Into A Highway Barrier

This video is a prime example of why owners of high-powered cars should definitely enroll in a driving course that explains to them the dynamics of more than 500 horsepower... read more March 8, 2013 by 


 
First 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray crashed. Image via Digital Corvettes forums.

First 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray Crashed: Official Explanation

This, friends, is the sad sight of the first known crash of a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Bow your heads for a moment of silence, please. According to the forum member... read more February 13, 2013 by 


 
Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter chasing a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 before it crashes

Helicopter Crashes While Racing A Corvette ZR1 On Top Gear: Video

Dramatic footage caught while filming an episode of Top Gear Korea, the South Korean adaption of the popular British television show, was released by the BBC over the... read more February 10, 2013 by 


 
Rowan Atkinson crashed his McLaren F1 after spinning several times

You Don't Want The Repair Bill For Mr. Bean's McLaren F1

In 2011, comedian and car guy Rowan Atkinson (best known as Mr. Bean) lost control of his McLaren F1 on a wet road in Haddon, England. The high-dollar supercar reportedly... read more February 8, 2013 by 


 
Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes AMG Petronas W04 - image: Mercedes AMG Petronas

Lewis Hamilton Loses Brakes, Crashes Mercedes W04 In Testing

If you’re the superstitious type, you probably view a crash by F1 star Lewis Hamilton on his first full day of testing the new Mercedes W04 Formula 1 car as a bad omen... read more February 6, 2013 by 


 
Volvo safety systems

Volvo Predicts Crash-Proof Cars By 2020: Video

Back in 2008, Volvo made the bold promise of zero injuries or deaths in its vehicles by 2020. Now, just five years on, the automaker is predicting that it will be able to... read more January 31, 2013 by 


 
Police car with headlights on

Reminder: There's A Downside To Driving Dogs

A 68-year old Cantonment, Florida, man was struck and killed by a 1995 Chevrolet van last Monday. While tragic, the event isn’t remarkable until you learn the... read more January 18, 2013 by 


 
First Ferrari F12 Berlinetta crash - Image courtesy of CarNewsChina

First Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Crash Is Only A Fender Bender

Deliveries of the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta have only just begun so it’s a bit of a surprise to see one already involved in an accident. Fortunately, that accident was... read more January 8, 2013 by 


 
Wrecked Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, image via TrafficTicketForum and WreckedExotics

Lamborghini Aventador Crashes In Florida

A black Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 crashed earlier this week in Sarasota, Florida, and the cause of the accident is alleged to be a 79-year-old woman. It’s not... read more January 2, 2013 by 


 
Video footage of a train crashing into a truck

Truck Gets T-Boned By Train: Video

Video footage shows the dramatic crash between an oncoming train and an unfortunate truck at a railway crossing in Russia. A truck is seen at the start of the clip attempting... read more December 26, 2012 by 


 
Mitsubishi Evo X hits a wall after a tire failure at PIRC

Front Tire Failure At Speed? Evo X Eats A Guardrail: Video

While the list of bad things that can happen to a driver on track in a race-prepped car is almost limitless, the failure of a front tire or wheel has to be among the worst... read more December 5, 2012 by 


 
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