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  • Travis Pastrana Evel Knievel stunt

    Travis Patrana paid homage to Evel Knievel in the best way possible on Sunday night. The 34-year-old motocross icon, race car driver, and all-around daredevil performed three jumps in Las Vegas. Each one was modeled after a jump Knievel completed or attempted, and Pastrana went just a bit bigger on all three of them. Performed live for the History Channel, Pastrana launched himself into the record books while honoring one of his heroes. To fully honor Knievel, Pastrana dressed like the daredevil and rode a similar style of bike. Instead of a dirt bike with lots of suspension travel, Pastrana...

  • Tony Stewart Starts Champions Week in Las Vegas - NASCAR photo
    NASCAR Gets Its Party On In Las Vegas

    NASCAR has moved west for a week, taking up lodging in Sin City to celebrate the end of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Most of the focus will be on three-time champion Tony Stewart of Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), as he becomes the first owner/driver champ since Alan Kulwicki in 1992...

  • Kurt Busch tried some drag racing on a NASCAR Sprint Cup off-weekend - Anne Proffit photo
    Busch Brothers Burning Bridges In NASCAR

    It runs in the family. Whether on the track or off it, NASCAR's Busch brothers, Kurt and Kyle manage to elicit problems, either through their actions or their words. Kyle's escapades in the Camping World Truck Series, wrecking championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr under caution, netted the younger...

  • First 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas
    Barrett-Jackson Auctions First 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 For $250,000

    As we reported last week, the very first 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to be sold to the public was heading to the auction block at the Barrett-Jackson event this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. We can now report that the modern-day muscle car, complete with its 580 horsepower and 556 pound-feet of...

  • Ferrari owner attacks cab driver in Las Vegas
    Cab Driver Rear Ends Ferrari F430, Gets Attacked By Owner: Video

    A heated argument turns into a fight on a hot summer day in Las Vegas when a cab driver allegedly rear ends a Ferrari F430 Spyder. The driver of the Ferrari is understandably upset but goes too far when taunted by the cab driver, eventually striking out and hitting him. The cab driver breaks down...

  • Flavor Flav (William Jonathan Drayton)
    Rapper Flavor Flav Arrested In Las Vegas For String Of Driving Offenses

    Yesterday we saw news about one rapper, Birdman, reportedly spending $8 million on the one-off Maybach Exelero Coupe and today we have news about another rapper, Flavor Flav, who was arrested Friday night for a string of alleged driving offences. Flavor Flav, also known as William Jonathan Drayton...

  • Funkmaster Flex Explorer

    The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show; every year it stirs fans and non-fans alike with outrageously designed custom vehicles and the best that the multi-billion dollar aftermarket accessories industry has to offer. Held annually in Las Vegas, SEMA has grown to become one of the major events on the auto show calendar and consistently attracts its fair share of the major international automakers. We’re already seen highlights from the likes of Hyundai and Chevrolet and now Ford is giving us a taste of what it will have on offer, namely, the all-new 2011 Ford Explorer...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK spy shots
    2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Spotted On First Day Of Fireball Run

    We knew the Fireball Run was going to be full of surprises but no one was expecting to see a pair of prototypes turn up on the very first day. In truth, this pair of 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK prototypes wasn’t actually part of the event but just so happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong...

  • 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake
    Shelby reveals 725hp Super Snake package for Ford Mustang GT500

    Following the unveiling of the new 2010 Ford Mustang GT500 back in January, it was only a matter of time until long time Ford tuner and motorsports company Shelby Automobiles released its latest iteration of the extreme Super Snake package. The highly modified car has now been revealed, with a...

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