IndyCar Cancels Its Season Opener In Brazil

According to USA Today, IndyCar's season opener at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brasília has been canceled. Brazilian reports suggest that the government agency that owns the track itself and was funding the event pulled out at the last minute, leaving IndyCar's March 8 opener without a home. » 1/29/15 7:08pm Yesterday 7:08pm

24 Hour Races Prove That Sleeping In A Bed Is For Losers

Oh, you got to sleep in a nice warm bed during the Rolex 24? That's nice. When did your car break? In overnight endurance races, if your team isn't awkwardly passing out in the paddock, there's a good chance that you've already lost. Here's our mega-gallery of folks who couldn't make it back to an RV. » 1/29/15 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Mercedes Shows Off 'Spy' Videos Of New F1 Car That They Shot Themselves

Mercedes' Twitter account released a string of videos of the new W06 at a snowy Silverstone this morning, including some decent views of the full car. This comes ahead of the car's planned reveal this Sunday. » 1/29/15 12:25pm Yesterday 12:25pm

Here's The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Car Just Hanging Out In A Garage

On a day when all eyes in motor racing were focused on McLaren Honda becoming the world's most boring twinsie with Force India, Nissan quietly released the first official photo of their Le Mans car. » 1/29/15 11:52am Yesterday 11:52am

McLaren Builds Time Machine, Skips Past Remaining F1 Shakedown Time

Look, McLaren, if you're going to build a time machine, the key is to make it out of stainless steel. Bare stainless. And put some effort into it, eh? Some gadgets and baubles? Otherwise, it just looks like a plain silver 650S yoinked from Park Place's back lot. » 1/28/15 6:20pm Wednesday 6:20pm

Raising A Kid Costs Almost Exactly As Much As A Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

The latest article I came across on #millenials at Refinery 29 had a curious statistic: it now costs over $245,000 to raise a middle-class kid to the age of 18. That's an interesting number because it only costs $243,273 (before tax) to buy a new 991-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. » 1/28/15 5:46pm Wednesday 5:46pm

Daytona's Medical Center Is The Most Interesting Place You Should Avoid

I was having a wonderful time shooting pictures of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, perched on the side of the berm beside the International Horseshoe for the fireworks show. That is, until I hit my eyeball with my camera. Contact popped out. Lots of pain. Oh, cool, I only have the use of one eye. » 1/28/15 4:56pm Wednesday 4:56pm

Watch A Tesla P85D Lose To A Porsche 944 On A Drag Strip

Everyone loves the Tesla P85D. Two motors. Lots of instant electric torque. Room to terrify the whole family. But you know what's cooler? A 1980s Porsche. That's right. This Porsche 944 is faster than everyone's favorite modern tech wonderboy. » 1/28/15 3:35pm Wednesday 3:35pm

Wayne Taylor Racing Won't Be Going To The 24 Hours Of Le Mans in 2015

Team owner Wayne Taylor told Sportscar365 today that he'd forfeited the automatic 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 entry that Wayne Taylor Racing won from their TUDOR United SportsCar results last year. Preparing a class-legal LMP2 to run would spread the team too thin when they're focused on this year's TUSC season. » 1/27/15 7:05pm Tuesday 7:05pm

NASCAR Driver Brian Vickers Hates Watching Other People Drive His Car

Brian Vickers has to sit out the first couple races of the NASCAR season to recover from heart surgery. How does he feel about this? "Quite frankly, it sucks," he explains to WDBJ 7. Vickers has been cleared to return to his NASCAR drive at Las Vegas in March—three races in to the season. » 1/27/15 11:42am Tuesday 11:42am

How One Team Lost A 24-Hour Race After Screwing Up The Math

Getting a yellow flag right when you need it and charging back from behind is the ultimate moment for a driver, and that's maybe what would have happened at Daytona this weekend if a simple miscalculation hadn't forced a leading team out of contention for the overall win in the last twenty minutes of the 24-hour race. » 1/25/15 7:40pm Sunday 7:40pm

It's Always A Ferrari In Endurance Racing

Oh, bless your 458-racing hearts. Is it just me, or is it all too often a Ferrari's fault when things go wrong? They're the Camry of the motorsports world like that. I spotted a Ferrari 458 getting flat-towed while I was waiting for the fireworks to start with damage that looks like it hurt. Here's how that happened. » 1/25/15 2:55am Sunday 2:55am