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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Another One Bites The Dust-Porsche 918 Goes Up In Flames In Toronto

In the continuing trend of supercar baptism by fire, Porsche has become the latest vetted supercar. This particular 918, the vaunted hybrid-supercar that produces 887 horsepower by using two plug-in...

Crash And Burn: Rob Collard Goes Rolling At Silverstone During British Touring Car Championship Race

During the second British Touring Car Championship race at Silverstone, Rob Collard’s WSR-prepped BMW 125i M Sport was clipped by Jack Clarke’s Ford Focus, sending the BMW into a series...

Watch The Poteet And Main Speed Demon Crash Anew – Rear Mounted Camera Illustrates Violence Of Wreck Better Than Front

A wise announcer once told me that one of the most dreaded phrases a racer can hear is, “Let’s see that from another angle” because it means that stuff is crashed up, burned up,...

Watch A Massive Ford GAA Tank Engine Get Literally Blown In Half While Powering A Pulling Tractor

Drag racers like to think that they have the handle on big time carnage and stuff. Under normal circumstances we could make the argument that their copious use of nitromethane puts them in a special...

This Brazillian Motorcyclist Is The Luckiest Guy On The Planet This Week

After seeing Filippos Papafilippou’s impromptu perfect-10 pole vault onto Steve Woollatt’s wheelie bars at Santa Pod yesterday, it’d be pretty damn difficult to find a luckier...

Video Bonanza: Big Carnage from Stuck Throttles

The other day we were talking about Toyota’s global, epic throttle sticking fail that actually wasn’t and we thought that we’d bring you a bunch of videos showing all different...

Crash And Burn: Watch As “Skinny Mike” Schwartz Goes For A Wild Ride At The 2014 Time Machine Nationals

“Skinny Mike” Schwartz went for one hell of a ride at the 2014 Time Machine Nationals at Great Lakes Dragway in Wisconsin. Don Besch filmed the accident, and according to him, during...

Physics Video: A Cement Truck And A Sharp Incline Do Not Mix

“I fought the law, and the law won”, the lyrics say. And when the law is gravity, you better believe that law was destined to win in the first place. Unless you have a parachute on your...

A Caprice, A Camper, And One Huge Jump. Sounds Like A Good Time To Us!

I can tell that my YouTube feeds have been influenced by my research for BangShift stuff when videos like this one pop up in my list. This came from the 2010 Day of Destruction event at Beech Ridge...

Racing Carnage: R32 Golf Tries To Drive Through a Honda S2000 At Nurburgring

Utilization of  the Nurburgring Nordschliefe, Rule 3: Vehicles must drive on the right, in particular when overtaken, on crests, in bends or in case of breakdown. Regulations of Vehicle Speed on...

Classic Carnage: Nine Minutes Of Old School 1980s and Early 1990s Monster Truck Wreckage

A Christmas tradition that I reveled in as a kid was the reception of Diamond P videos every year from various family members. It literally became a “thing” to sit down the next day and...

Wreckage Bonanza Video: Four Minutes Of Open Track Day Destruction From Around The World

Street cars are not race cars and most enthusiasts are not race car drivers so when we take those two elements and combine them at open track day events, crazy stuff is bound to happen. This video is...

Watch An Old Minneapolis Moline Pulling Tractor Launch Parts And Completely Puke Its Guts Out During A Pull!

When the announcer has to start asking if anyone in the crowd was hit by “shrapnel” from an exploding engine at a tractor pull you know it is a good one. While this engine failure lacks...

Is This The Luckiest SOB Walking The Planet Right Now? If You’re Going To Crash…

We’ve seen it all before. Someone on a motorcycle, usually a crotch rocket, weaving traffic at a speed guaranteed to invoke jail time, coming very close to their own demise each time they flick...