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    Video: Fiat 500 Abarths invade Go-Kart Track
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    We love go-karting, you love go-karting, everyone loves go-karting. For most people go-karting is the closest they'll get to racing an open wheel "race kart" around a track. The feeling of strapping into a race harness, planting your butt into the bucket, praying that you picked one of the "good ...

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    Featured: HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 Drift Mania Canadian Championship
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    The 2014 Final Round of the Drift Mania Championship Canada (DMCC) took place at Sanair Raceway in Quebec this past weekend. This was to be the 6th and final round of 2014 season for the hugely popular pro drifting series in Canada. The weather for the day looked to be "iffy" at best. Cold, ...

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    Video: Decelerating from a 627 km/h land speed record run might trigger your fire system
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    Have you ever had one of those days where everything was going smoothly and then, in a split-second, there was utter chaos? Racer Danny Thompson recently got a fantastic story to tell when he was taking his streamlined Challenger II land speed car for a test run. Everything appeared perfectly ...

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    Motorsport: HIGHLIGHTS: Lucas di Grassi wins inaugural Formula E race after big crash
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    It's been a long time coming, but the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship finally took place this weekend with the first race in China, officially kicking off a new era of electric racing on the international scene with the 2014 Formula E Beijing ePrix. Despite starting back in sixth place, ...

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    Video: World's quickest street-legal vehicle is... 1998 Chevy S-10 pickup
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    In the pantheon of performance cars and trucks that have come across our radars, there exists a clear dividing line between those designed solely for use at a racetrack – be that a road circuit, oval, dirt track or drag strip – and those that can be driven to and from such a track. ...

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    Video: Formula E crash result of dramatic final-corner battle for victory
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    The electric racing series Formula E has just made its world debut on the streets of Beijing, and some motorsports have gone whole seasons between crashes as dramatic as the last-lap scrap between Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost in China. The incident happened in the last gasps of the race with ...

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    Report: Stanford opens its Revs automotive digital library
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    Are you a fan of vintage racing, or just old cars in general, and can't find enough classic pictures online to feed your habit? Then we have found the perfect site for you. Stanford University has opened its Revs Digital Library online – a wonderfully curated and cited page of automobilia ...

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    Video: Donkervoort D8 GTO is the meanest Lotus 7 knock-off you've ever heard
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    Dutch company Donkervoort may have launched its nutty D8 GTO a few years ago already, but that doesn't mean we find the car any less insane today. With 380 turbocharged horsepower produced by its Audi-sourced 2.5-litre engine, and just about 680 kilograms (1,500 pounds) to move around (plus ...

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    Motorsport: Mercedes F1 races the runway in Edinburgh [w/video]
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    Turning airport runways into a racetrack is nothing new. Sebring, Silverstone and the Top Gear test track were all made out of former military air bases. Mirabel airport north of Montreal – one of the largest airports ever built – has had part of its disused runways turned into a race ...

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    Video: Tanner Foust checks out his new VW Beetle GRC rally car
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    Racing driver and Top Gear USA host Tanner Foust is a very busy guy. After all, he's competing in rounds of both Global Rallycross series and FIA World Rallycross Championship, not to mention his TV duties. However, we probably shouldn't feel too sorry for him, because his job puts him behind the ...

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