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Winning The Baja 1000 Takes Serious Preparation

Racers started preparing for the Baja 1000 months before the race began. While success takes a lot of luck and good driving during the race, the real race begins with proper build and preparation of the vehicle. This holds as true for Cameron Steele’s winning trophy truck as it does for Pro Moto Unlimited winner …

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Porsche’s New Formula E Racer Is Here

Screenshot: Patrick Long on Instagram Porsche is going all-in on electric performance in the near future, with the launch of the Tesla-fighter-with-the-worst-name Taycan, likely a hybrid 911, and a new Formula E team. This weekend Porsche gave the car its first semi-public debut during their annual Night of Champions celebration in Germany. Porsche have not …

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The Last Race Is a Powerful Story of Local Auto Racing’s Struggle to Stay Alive

Image: Magnolia Pictures The Last Race is a story some know all too well, while others might not have ever thought about it: It’s the story of the fight to keep a community tradition alive, with commercial development closing in from all sides as the value of the land that tradition clings to continues to …

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Sara Christian Competed in the First Ever NASCAR Race and Is the Only Woman To Score a Top Five Finish

Photo: Getty Images The path to women taking part in sanctioned American racing had to start somewhere. Long before women like Danica Patrick and Jennifer Jo Cobb were getting behind the wheel of stock cars, we had women like Sara Christian setting the stage—and at the first ever NASCAR race to boot. Like her successor …

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Bet You’ve Never Heard A Toyota Prius Sound As Good As This GT300 V8 Racer

Unless you’re a Toyota fanatic or closely follow Japanese racing series’, you may not know that the Toyota Prius has competed in the nation’s GT300 championship for a number of years. Now before you scroll to the comments section with a number of confused questions, we’ll get the most important things out of the way …

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The New Le Mans Prototype Rule Book Looks More Like Spec Racer Than Premier Class 

Illustration: FIA LMP1 as we know it is dead. It lived a good long life, dominated largely by Audi’s series of alphanumeric Le Mans champions. The Audi vs. Peugeot seasons were great, then the Audi vs. Toyota vs. Porsche era exploded and collapsed faster than ever thought possible. There were certainly outside forces causing the …

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Porsche Counts Down Its Top 5 Most Valuable Cars To Date

Porsche has returned to the internet’s favorite video format with a new Top 5, this time counting down its most valuable cars in its history. The new season of Porsche’s Top 5 series begins with proper Stuttgart royalty as we are treated to not only some of the most expensive Porsche models, but arguably some …

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The Greatest Race Car Liveries of All Time, According to You

Photo: Brian Snelson (Wikimedia Commons) CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.   Race cars really can be something special. As the years pass, we’re wonderfully blessed with a whole grid’s worth of beautiful cars across plenty of racing series—and part of that beauty lies in the livery. There are plenty …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Racing to the Finish is a Fascinatingly Unconventional Autobiography of the Medical Issues in a Racing Career

Photo: Gerry Broome (AP) When you pick up the autobiography of a race car driver, you’re expecting a description of a career, a life. You’re probably not picturing a brief account of five short years out of a decades-long career, riddled with mental and physical health. But with Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s autobiography, that’s exactly what …