Jun 22

VIDEO: Viper Nearly Crushes Safety Car During Nurburgring 24 Hour

Add this to the long list of bonehead moves we’ve seen lately in automobile racing.

Early on in this weekend’s Nurburgring 24-Hour race, a safety zone was in effect and all drivers were forced to drastically reduce their speed as track marshals cleared the area — much like we saw in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. However, the No. 210 Viper did not slow in time and nearly crushed the intervention car that was sitting on the track.

Jun 20

VIDEO: Rally Driver Survives Vicious Crash Over 360-Foot Jump

On-board footage of Guerlain Chicherit's crash. (Photo: GoPro)

On-board photo of Guerlain Chicherit’s crash that occurred on March 18, 2014. (Photo: GoPro)

GoPro has released footage of Guerlain Chicherit’s massive crash that took place back in March when the French rally car driver was attempting a record-setting jump in Tignes, France.

Chicherit was aiming to break Tanner Foust’s record for the longest four-wheeled automobile ramp jump of 332 feet, set in 2011 at the Indianapolis 500. Chicherit was aiming to crush that record by an additional 28 feet in a modified MINI.

Jun 20

SX: James Stewart Provisionally Suspended After Failing Drug Test

(Photo: Red Bull Content Pool)

(Photo: Red Bull Content Pool)

Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart has been “provisionally suspended” by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) after failing a drug test issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The test was administered at round 15 of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship in Seattle, Wash. on April 12. The FIM states that Stewart’s urine sample had an “adverse analytical finding of amphetamine.”

Jun 8

VIDEO: Massa, Perez Released From Hospital After High-Speed Crash

Felipe Massa of Williams and Brazil crashes out of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa of Williams and Brazil crashes out of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa and Sergio Perez have been checked and released from a hospital in Montreal after the two were involved in a heavy crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

While battling for fourth place, Massa clipped the right-rear wheel of Perez’s Force India which caused both drivers to veer off track. They were carrying a high rate of speed at the time of the collision and were unable to slow before slamming viciously into the barriers in Turn 1.

Jun 7

Scott Speed, Andretti Autosport Win Gold At X Games Austin

Scott Speed leads the field during the Global Rallycross final at X Games Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

Scott Speed leads the field during the Global Rallycross final at X Games Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

Ex-Formula 1 and NASCAR driver Scott Speed raced to his second career X Games Rallycross gold medal on Saturday at Circuit of The Americas.

Speed, who earned his first X Games gold medal last season in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, dominated Saturday’s proceedings at the state-of-the-art circuit which usually plays host to Formula 1 and MotoGP races. After winning both of his heats and the two qualifiers, Speed led all 10 laps in the final to clinch X Games gold.