If you can’t even close your trunk because of prior damage, who cares? Drift it anyway!
The Force India Formula One team may be rebranding itself as Force One, reports Autosport. This is probably wise, given that India has charged Force India’s team owner Vijay Mallya with $1.4 billion in fraud over money they allege hasn’t been paid back to state-run banks from his Kingfisher Airlines venture.
The new Acura NSX is a car too fun for its own right, constantly begging you to hoon it through its mere existence. Fortunately, there is an easy surefire way to get your need for noise and revs out: donuts.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you can read instead of the words on the box of Cocoa Puffs for the eleven billionth time.
A Belarusian military parade will have one less tank after this snafu. One 40-ton tank lost control during a practice run, sending it drifting into a light pole as if it was driven by That Guy leaving Cars and Coffee.
Fox Sports, a media group that presumably covers sports, will eliminate about 20 writing and editing positions in order to focus on video, reports Bloomberg. The reason? Actual sports reporting is hard.
Admittedly, giving someone the middle finger is somewhat losing your cool, but it’s nowhere near as bad as running into the guy you’re annoyed with. This one-bird salute from Formula E’s Nick Heidfeld is the smoothest middle finger I’ve seen in ages. Watch and learn.
Monday mornings suck. The only thing that makes returning to work mildly tolerable is sweet, life-sustaining coffee. However, corporate employees at Ford were forced to ask “what fresh new hell is this?” when their coffee failed to deliver its much needed jolt this morning. Ford North America Product Communications…
Russian IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin is stuck in France after competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans due to unspecified issues with his visa to enter the United States, his team announced this week. Canadian driver Robert Wickens, who has a full-time ride in the touring car series DTM, will fill in for Aleshin during…
The official paid live stream of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans was unusually bad, blacking out for chunks during the race. Fans unhappy with the stream’s quality were advised to request refunds, but many were initially denied. Thankfully, it sounds like they’re finally making good on users’ refunds now that the dust…
Oldsmobile diesels of the 1970s and 1980s are the subject of much derision for being noisy, slow and prone to failure. Finally, we found a good use for them: sick burnouts.
I know it’s a bold claim to make in today’s era of hyper-collectible, ultra-rare 911 variants, but I would have been totally fine if Porsche had made more than only 20 of these Group B 911 SC/RSes. They look and sound awesome and I need more. Just watch this rare Porsche slide around and you’ll understand.
Toyota’s Le Mans prototype team, who previously called hybrid technology “the main reason for Toyota to participate” in the World Endurance Championship, is having to eat those words a bit. Even they told Motorsport.com that hybrid tech in the top LMP1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans wasn’t quite ready to race…
Practice runs for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are already producing some intense Code Brown action. When you’re racing up a bumpy mountain road with no guardrail to keep you on said mountain, things get pretty intense.
Sometimes the drone crew in a video looks like they’re as big of a bunch of hoons as the people they’re filming. Here’s some absolutely stunning footage from East Coast Bash where the crew from RC Flying Cameras got to get up close and personal with a bunch of drift cars.
Monisha Kaltenborn, the first and only female team principal in Formula One, has left her post at Sauber, according to the BBC. Kaltenborn had been Sauber’s team principal since 2012 and reportedly left after a disagreement with team owners Longbow Finance over the running of the team.
Look at the happy Puffs! Aww. So happy and chill. Going to the track to ride in the car! Yaaaay! Puffalump ride-along time!
The No. 13 Vaillante Rebellion LMP2 team, which finished third overall at this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, fixed their car’s starter problems by hitting it with a hammer. Today, the team was disqualified after they were caught red-handed trying to cover up the hole they’d made to hit that starter faster during pit…