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    Video: Chaos ensues in pileup at Macau tin-top race
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    Touring car grids around the world have been growing at suitably rapid pace. The British Touring Car Championship has been fielding record numbers of entries, DTM and V8 Supercars both have more manufacturers participating than they have had in years, the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship has ...

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    Video: Kimi Raikkonen takes on F1 veterans... on lawnmowers
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    Having raced in Formula One, NASCAR and the World Rally Championship, surely Kimi Raikkonen has proven by now that he can drive just about anything with wheels on any kind of surface: circuits, speedways and off-road rally stages covered in dirt, snow, gravel or tarmac. But this... this is ...

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    Video: Porsche Cayman S and Caterham 7 go head to head on the drag strip
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    We recently saw the standard Porsche Cayman go up against a Subaru WRX STI in a one-mile drag race with surprising results. Apparently, Evo had a similar idea of evaluating the Cayman's quickness. However, it opted for the more powerful S model and chose a flyweight Caterham Roadsport 140 as the ...

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    Video: Aussie Ford Falcon GT shows its rear end to Lamborghini Gallardo
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    When Ford Australia announces, as it did recently, that it wants to celebrate the end of its Ford Performance Vehicle division with a Falcon FPV GT-F that celebrates big-bore origins of the nameplate, it's talking about the kind of car in this video. At some point the classic Falcon GT – ...

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    Video: Renault sets up full-scale Scalextric track in downtown London [w/poll]
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    Racing fans in the UK have been clamoring for the British Grand Prix to move from Silverstone into London proper for years, and that's almost what they'll get in June 2015 when the nascent Formula E series will race around their streets. It'll essentially amount to a full-scale Scalextric track, ...

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    CarmaRace board game seeks funding on Kickstarter
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    Automotive geekery isn't just limited to internet forums, dingy garages, or coffee shop parking lots. It extends far beyond that, actually. Board games - and we're talking the complex ones with rulebooks longer than The Grapes Of Wrath, not Chutes and Ladders - are actually a fairly popular outlet ...

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    Video: When a Bugatti Veyron drag races against a Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra, we all win
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    Want to watch two of the fastest production automobiles in the world line up on an open runway to race? Want to see it happen a whole bunch of times? We thought so. Featuring the well-known Bugatti Veyron in one lane and the less-well-known but just as impressive Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra ...

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    Video: Watch two championship-winning DTM cars from BMW go head-to-head
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    BMW recently had a little fun with two of the company's past DTM champions. Roberto Ravaglia and Bruno Spengler, winners of the 1989 and 2012 championships, respectively, both showed up at the world-famous Hockenheimring with their title-winning cars. The two swapped seats, with Ravaglia taking ...

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    Video: Watch some crazy uphill sand drag action in the UAE
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    At this point, we've all seen videos depicting the insanity of Middle Eastern sand dune climbs. The clips that make their way to the Western world often include some sort of terrifying nose-over-tail tumble from the top, but this latest clip gives us a glimpse at exactly what sort of machine ...

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    Video: Place Your Bets: Dodge Challenger SRT8 takes on... an MD500 helicopter?
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    Here at Autoblog, obsessively covering the automotive industry sometimes takes us places we'd never have expected. Today is one of those days. In the video pasted below, you'll see a very nice Dodge Challenger SRT8 – modified in some way if the quoted 490 horsepower figure is accurate ...

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    Official: Lotus announces Exige V6 Cup racer
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    The Lotus Exige is once of the most focused race cars that you can purchase on the market today, but for those individuals who desire to track the mid-engined racer, Lotus has released its latest no-frills, all-go racecar: the Exige V6 Cup. The Exige Cup features a supercharged 3.5-liter V6 ...

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    Video: Infiniti teases M hybrid drag race against Porsche Panamera S Hybrid
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    Infiniti has started throwing stones at the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid. The Japanese luxury brand aims to pit its M Hybrid against the electrified German five-door in a fight for the title of the world's fastest-accelerating production full hybrid. How's that for a mouthful? The Porsche Panamera S ...

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    Video: This is the quickest Mercedes-Benz ever
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    Behold what could very possibly be the world's quickest Mercedes-Benz. The good people at Renntech managed to get their hands on a Mercedes-Benz SLR, and quickly set to nudging the power to obscene levels. According to DragTimes.com, the vehicle boasts 160 horsepower over stock form, which puts ...

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    Video: Lamborghini Gallardo laps track in race against... a stunt plane?
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    We've seen some pretty strange races in our days. From pitting cars against Japanese bullet trains and the London public transportation system to skydiving maniacs and jet fighters, nearly every hair-brained race you can think of has been put to the test for the public's enjoyment. Now we can add ...

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    Alfa Romeo pits Man vs MiTo in four-mile race through London
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    Pitting a car against a runner along busy city streets is something you'd expect to see on an episode of Top Gear. This time, however, it's Alfa Romeo that challenged athletes to a four-mile race through downtown London. The contest pits Ivan Thomas, a 400-meter championship sprinter, against a ...

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    Autoblog attends 2010 Le Mans Classic, celebrates 80 years of legendary racing
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    2010 Le Mans Classic – Click above for high-res image gallery, and help us caption some of the cars!
    Every two years in July, hundreds of vintage race cars gather at the famed Le Mans race circuit in France to fire up their engines and relive the glory days in the historic corners and long ...

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    IndyCar: 2010 Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IndyCar Series celebrated the Independence Day holiday at the Glen, with the running of the 2010 Camping World Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, New York. This race signaled a return to road courses for the ...

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    Event Alert: July 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    July means Independence Day to most Americans, but it also means racing, concours, auctions, shows, meets, rallies, and tons of other summer car fun. As July 9 has officially been dubbed Collector Car Appreciation Day, it's only fitting that we start off with a couple of vintage car events. The ...

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    Mini reveals track for Porsche challenge, not really Road Atlanta
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    Last we checked, Road Atlanta was a famed professional 2.54-mile racetrack, not an oversized autocross layout on a training skidpad. Somebody may need to remind Mini USA, as the maker of famously small cars has just announced the "track" (their word, not ours) for its overly-publicized "Rumble on ...

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    IndyCar: Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway [Spoilers]
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    2010 IndyCar Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IZOD IndyCar Series moved from the streets of Long Beach to the banked oval of Kansas Speedway for the fifth race of the season, the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300. It's the first oval of the year for the ...

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