Category Archives: Race Ride

There’s a Very Good Reason You Should Own This Abarth Race Car

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Open-wheel racing is one of the hardest forms of motorsport to get into. Between the high cost of maintenance, the need for a gazillion sponsors, and the general requirement for actual skill, the sport makes it difficult for those that either are just starting. One of the cheapest options, actually, is to head over to Skip Barber and take their Formula Mazda School. Continue Reading »

Watch This Monstrous C7 Corvette Make a 4.11 Second Pass

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To the purist in all of us, it’s hard to imagine tearing into a brand new car – especially a C7 Corvette – stripping away all its shiny new bits, and overhauling it into a purpose-built racer. No road trips for this one. Then again, when the level of performance achieved is this high… exceptions must be made.  Continue Reading »

Host of ‘Mud, Sweat & Gears’ Drives a 500HP Electric Hatchback

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Jonny Smith, presenter on the UK’s Fifth Gear and an all around car nut, has been a mainstay of British television for years. His new show, BBC America’s Mud, Sweat & Gears, has earned Smith a good deal of screen time on US tubes as well. But when he’s not filming, he’s apparently wrenching.  Continue Reading »

Watch the Tesla P85D and Charger Hellcat Hit the Quarter Mile, Officially

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By now you’ve probably seen the infamous Dodge Hellcat vs. Tesla P85D video. The muscled-up pair hit the strip for a drag race… and it didn’t end well for the Hellcat. The guys over at Motor Trend certainly saw and they wanted to give the duo an official quarter-mile exercise. This is it.  Continue Reading »

Dan Bilzerian Got His Face on a NASCAR Stock Car

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Pretty much everyone that’s ever been on the internet for even a little bit of time knows the exploits of Dan Bilzerian. The self-proclaimed “King of Instagram,” is known for his over the top shenanigans with busty ladies and big weapons. He’s also a big car guy, as shown by his Mercedes G63 6×6. But his latest exploit — while car related — doesn’t have him in the driver’s seat. Continue Reading »

Ultra Rare Porsche Go-Kart Could Be Worth More than a Real Car

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In 1981, Porsche’s 936 race car took home a thrilling third win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, this time with drivers Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell behind the wheel. This is not that car. In fact, this isn’t a car at all.  Continue Reading »

Yes, The Tesla Model S Can Drift

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The future is coming people, and in that future, more and more electric and hybrid cars are to be expected. However, it’s not necessarily something that should alarm you. Electric cars still can be pretty fun. Continue Reading »

Watch an Ariel Atom Drag Race a Snowmobile on Ice

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Summer is just around the corner. That means pulling off the tarp, backing the roadster out of the garage, and letting it see the sun for the first time in months. But Massachusetts’ Ace Performance isn’t quite ready to give up the wintertime fun… or keep their performance cars cooped up for that matter.  Continue Reading »

Check Out Patrick Dempsey’s Stunning New Porsche 911 Race Car

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Many know Patrick Dempsey as Dr. Derek Shepherd (or ‘McDreamy’), star of Grey’s Anatomy. But it’s safe to say Dempsey isn’t your average Hollywood celebrity. He’s a racing driver through and through, and ‘McDreamy’ just so happens to be quite ‘McSpeedy’.  Continue Reading »

Some Guy Stole an Indy Camaro, Drove it Out a Window, and Ran Off Shirtless

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Sometimes it gets boring just sitting around doing nothing. That’s when you break into a dealership, steal a car by driving it out a window, and then run off shirtless into the night. It sounds like a scene straight out of a cheesy movie, but this is what happened in the real world at a Chevrolet dealership on Wednesday night.

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