What's The Most Bizarre Racing Series In The World?

The other day I realized it's been 10 years since Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story came out. One of my favorite things about that movie is that the tournament airs on ESPN 8, "The Ocho," home to the world's strangest and most obscure sporting events. I always wished that was a channel in real life. » 7/18/14 1:21pm 7/18/14 1:21pm

I drove a B-Spec Mazda2 and you won't believe what happens next!

Remember the dream of the Grand Am B-Spec series? The best and brightest econoboxes, stripped and caged and ready to rock? Well, that died. The series was shut down after its debut in 2012, but the prepped race cars found their way to enthusiasts, where there's actually been grassroots efforts to get them racing once… » 7/07/14 10:40am 7/07/14 10:40am

CVC Capital Partners Say Bernie Must Go, Regardless of Court Case

According to a report from the Guardian, CVC Capital Partners, the controlling group of F1, will sell some of their stake in the sport. The new investors will supposedly bring new life to the sport, which lacks any sort of social media or marketing departments. CVC feel that F1 supremo (that's pretty much his title,… » 7/03/14 11:42pm 7/03/14 11:42pm

Castrol Townsville 500 Preview

In previous years, mixed tyre strategies have helped the 400-kilometer round at Townsville be one of the most entertaining on the schedule. Dunlop's hard compound will be the only one available this weekend, but an extra 100-kilometers under the new super street format will create a different challenge for the teams. » 7/02/14 5:00pm 7/02/14 5:00pm

In case you missed some of the best racing this season; MotoGP 2014…

Lets start by recapping the MotoGP season thus far. Marquez came out victorious in the first race, again in the second race, third & fourth; pleaded the fifth to previous victories to take victory once again, won the sixth, and took Honda's 100 victory on home soil in a 7 streak win. Headline-wise this might sound… » 6/16/14 6:01pm 6/16/14 6:01pm

America's Toughest Hillclimb is Back

Rejoice, ye fans of mad motorsport! In just under two weeks the toughest hill climb in the country will once again kick off to determine who out there is the fastest of the rubber room fugitives, the quickest of the window-licking insane. Over 70 cars are registered to attempt the fastest time up the terrifying… » 6/16/14 12:35pm 6/16/14 12:35pm

82nd 24 Hours of Le Mans - The Live Blog

Above perhaps all others, this is the race they will remember. They'll remember it for the twists, turns, rain, drama, and tears. This year, Audi, Porsche, and Toyota battled for overall victory at Le Mans, but the powerhouse team showed that you should never count them out. Audi has scored their 13th win. The… » 6/14/14 8:29am 6/14/14 8:29am

82nd 24 Hours of Le Mans - The Megaguide

Once again, the world of motorsport descends upon northern France for endurance racing's greatest event: The 24 Hours of Le Mans, where Porsche, Audi and Toyota will contend for the greatest title a manufacturer can earn in motor racing. Below is a full, car-by-car, guide to this year's event and its changes since… » 6/12/14 10:53pm 6/12/14 10:53pm

IndyCar's Derrick Walker On Schedule Additions, Aero Kits & More

On Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series operations and competition chief Derrick Walker spent some time with select media members, including Open Wheel Now, openly discussing several racing and logistical issues concerning the tour. » 6/10/14 3:38pm 6/10/14 3:38pm

'Road' is Your Next Must See Racing Documentary

Outwardly, 'Road' is about two generations of the famous road racing family, the Dunlops. Starting with Joey and his younger brother Robert, then adding Robert's racing sons, William and Michael. The film quickly moves along to match the extreme euphoria and deepest depths of road racing itself. It's a warts and all… » 6/02/14 11:01pm 6/02/14 11:01pm

Rennsport Weekend Review (6/1/14) - Tracks Falling Apart Edition

Do you like motor racing on tracks that either break apart like roads in Michigan or are literally just roads in Michigan that are actively breaking apart? If so, this was the weekend of motor racing for you! » 6/02/14 5:12pm 6/02/14 5:12pm