motorsport

Photography

Inside South Africa's Backstreet BMW Car 'Spinning' Scene

We spoke to photographer Ryan Cookson about how the pastime has evolved from a gangster tradition to an actual motorsport.
John Buckley
2.20.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Having Migos on Carpool Karaoke Is the Best Thing James Corden's Ever Done

The North Atlanta trio put their spin on classics like Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" while carrying a wild amount of cash.
Kristin Corry
11.14.18
Objectively Correct Lists

The Official "MotorSport" Music Video Power Ranking

With Migos, Nicki Minaj, and Cardi B in one clip together, somebody has to stand out.
Lauren O'Neill
12.8.17
mysterious minor royals

The Mysterious Nigerian Prince Who Scammed His Way Into Owning an F1 Team

Ahead of the 1999 season, a Nigerian prince became the co-owner of Formula 1 stalwarts Arrows. Before the campaign was over he had disappeared, leaving the team in the lurch and considerable confusion as to his motives.
Jim Weeks
3.27.17
sport in nazi germany

The British Grand Prix Star Who Flew the Flag for Nazi Germany

Handsome, brave and talented, Richard Seaman was among the brightest stars of inter-war grand prix racing, but today he is largely forgotten in Britain. That is in no small part down to his close links with Hitler and Nazi Germany.
Jim Weeks
1.19.17
motorsport

Reigning Dakar Bikes Champion Toby Price Suffers Seizure During Crash Recovery

Toby Price's recovery from his Dakar crash has been complicated by a seizure, believed to be caused by a blood clot in the reigning bikes champion's lung.
Andrew van Leeuwen, motorsport.com
1.9.17
lightning fast

Dakar Rally Rider Struck by Lightning, Still Manages to Finish Stage

Slovakian rider Ivan Jakes was struck by lightning during the third stage of the Dakar Rally, but he still managed to finish 15th on the day.
Pablo Elizalde, motorsport.com
1.5.17
F1

Sex, Drugs and Formula 1: Tommy Byrne's Wild Ride

Tommy Byrne was a gifted young racing driver, but his Formula 1 career was short lived. The exact reasons for this are unclear – though the Irishman's fondness for drink, drugs and women cannot have helped his cause.
Jim Weeks
12.19.16
turn 6 on lap 48

Collision and Collusion: The Story of the 1997 Formula 1 Title Decider

The deciding race in a finely balanced title battle, the 1997 European Grand Prix was packed with high drama and claims of collusion. Almost 20 years on, it ranks as a controversial classic.
Jim Weeks
10.27.16
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton's Antics Show Formula 1 Needs to Change

While Lewis Hamilton's decision to go to war with the media at Suzuka appears extreme, the world champion's Lauda joke show exactly what F1 is missing.
Jonathan Noble, Motorsport.com
10.12.16
The Project

The Cult: Alex Zanardi

In 2001, racing driver Alex Zanardi lost both of his legs in a high-speed crash. Now the owner of two Paralympic gold medals, he considers the accident to be "one of the greatest opportunities of my life."
Jim Weeks
9.13.16
concussions

Retired Racing Driver Dario Franchitti Discusses Long-Term Damage Caused by Concussions

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has talked about losing several weeks from his memory and how his first concussion permanently altered his personality.
Jim Weeks
8.16.16
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