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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN

Ice, Ice, Baby: Here Is A Preview Of The Fun On Ice Many Of You Will Be Experiencing Soon

Since it’s getting colder and colder, and even SoCal is getting near freezing temperatures at night the last few days, I thought it was time to post a preview video of things to come once the...

Here’s Some Words That Shouldn’t Be In The Same Sentence: Flat-Footed Downshifts!

I’m not a professional driver, despite what the voices in my head have to say on the subject, but I do know how to run a manual transmission. Most of the lessons I’ve learned when it...

Turkey Day Traditon: Idiots In Corvettes Trying To Street Race Shows Off Bad Driving Instead

The new Corvette is a monster. I would know, my neck is still stretched out from riding laps around the NCM track a few months back. In skilled hands it’s a weapon, nothing less, capable of...

More Insanity On The Tracks Of The United Kingdom: Coach Demolition Derby!

You know that stereotype of the proper Englishman, sipping Earl Grey tea, nibbling on a biscuit when they’re hungry, dressed in browns and tans and muted greens? Proper, professional, and a bit...

Historical Mayhem: Jumping Cars For Fun In Hednesford Back In 1994!

Demo derby addicts, here’s your heaven. Here in the U.S., the only way to see a near-death car take awesome flight before it’s final bow is to either go up to Glacier Bay, Alaska on the...

Sliding On The Roof And Winning: Laurens Vanthoor’s Strange Win At The Macau Grand Prix!

After a tight race at a dangerous circuit, the race ended when the guy who crashed, flipped and went sliding on his roof down the asphalt was declared the winner. Sounds like NASCAR, right? Nope....

Stuck The Landing: This Monster Chevy Goes For A Jump And Breaks A Few Things!

It’s tall, it’s got presence, it’s got a Duramax that sounds the business, and it looks virtually new. This Chevy Silverado is somebody’s life-long project…or current...

One Holey Mother: Freiburger Shows You Just How Bad He Killed The Bonneville Camaro’s Engine Back In 2013!

If you don’t subscribe to Motor Trend On Demand, then chances are pretty good that you aren’t seeing episodes of Roadkill Extra. Basically, it’s a day-by-day quick vlog of...

Get The On-Board Ride Of The “Shadow” Mustang’s Airborne Crash, As Stevie “Fast” Jackson Tells You All About It!

One of the, if not the biggest crashes of the year involve Stevie “Fast” Jackson’s airborne Mustang at Southern Georgia Motorsports Park earlier this month. Paired off with DeWayne...

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...

Check Out This Collection Of All Of The Incidents From Bathurst 2016 Right Here!

Australians hold the Bathurst races at Mount Panorama in high regard, this we know. The racers drive like the Devil was on their tail the entirety of the run…again, this we know. And what...

Jim Brinkerhoff’s Nitrous Camaro Drilled The Wall At The Throwdown In T-Town – He’s Fine, The Camaro…Not So Much!

Big power means big problems when things don’t go right at the track, and for Jim Brinkerhoff, from the moment the he hit the pedal during the Throwdown at T-Town, the problems came full-force....

Question Of The Day: What’s The Worst Noise Your Car Has Ever Made?

Today’s question is pretty straightforward: what is the one sound that your car has made that makes you cringe the hardest? There are plenty of noises that a vehicle can make that all mean your...

A Ford Transit Heading To The Scrapper, Tons Of Fireworks And Britain’s Most Unhinged Engineer…What Could Go Wrong?

Bless you, Mister Colin Furze. How the police in Linconshire haven’t arrested you for this one is beyond us, but as always, the creator of such …um, “interesting” items like...