Category Archives: The News

Ford Unveils New Le Mans Spec GT Race Car

In the big reveal of a secret that everyone knew was coming, Ford today took the wraps off of the new GT it has developed to compete in Le Mans. Like the road-going version, the race spec GT will be mostly carbon fiber, has those fantastic buttresses and will be powered by an Ecoboost twin-turbo…
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Blown Alcohol Engine Practically Blows Up the Dyno

  We don't get much explanation for this video other than it's a Blown Alcohol engine built by 1320 Speed & Kustom. We're sure they build lots of great engines, but this particular run is entertaining for a different reason. Practically as soon as the dyno operator pulls the throttle, the engine literally blows the…
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Redneck Jumps Car into Giant Mudhole

  You can practically see this going wrong from a mile away. Two daredevils take this car (is it a Cadillac?) off a huge dirt jump and get some major air in an attempt to clear the mudhole just beyond it. Predictably, they didn't make it. That probably didn't surprise anyone, but what probably did…
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Record Breaker: 18 Wheeler Jumps OVER F1 Race Car

  OK, the world record set here is jumping a semi-truck complete with trailer over a distance of 83 feet, seven inches. Impressive and all, but that seems a bit beside the point when you see that while setting the record the 18 wheeler is flying OVER an F1 race car. The big truck is…
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Ride Along in a Stadium Super Truck at Vegas

  In our humble opinion, off-road racing is pretty awesome. Stadium Super Trucks are in that category, and the tight confines usually make for some pretty good action. Of course, the best part of watching any Super Truck race is the in-car shots, so maybe that's why we like this video so much. Replay XD…
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Ken Block’s Gymkhana 7–Burning Up LA

Ken Block and his Hoonigan crew have just released their seventh video in the Gymkhana series. This time he's tearing up LA in a classic Mustang--with 845 horsepower and four wheel drive! So what are you doing watching this? Scroll on down and hit play!
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This is the Luckiest Man Alive

  Here's another Russian dashcam video. The title doesn't tell us anything, but you can gather all you need to know just from watching--this is the luckiest man alive. Seriously, when a dump truck plows into a car and you are just standing there right between them, how to you come out without a scratch?…
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Major Fail in Motocross Stunt Jump

  I don't know about you, but whenever I watch MotoX events on ESPN, I always end up wondering what happens when one of the riders fails to stick the landing. Usually, the picture in my head of what it would look like resembles a rotten tomato spiked onto a sidewalk. It turns out motocrossers…
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Watch this Flatbed Get Cut Practically in Half by a Steel Barrier

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute is doing testing for the US State Department¬†on barriers designed to keep trucks packed with explosives to getting into protected areas. And this video proves the real-world testing they are doing is pretty impressive. The goal of the research is to determine the best barrier to keep the bed of…
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Watch the First Ever Motorcycle Base Jump from Level Ground

  Riding a motorcycle off a cliff and descending safely on a parachute is pretty dramatic--but that's all been done before. Heck, in these days of extreme sports everything, that's practically like driving to the grocery store to pick up a loaf of bread. Rider Brad O'Neal has taken it a step farther by planning…
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