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Tatiana Calderón Will Be The First Woman To Ever Drive For AJ Foyt Racing

IndyCar, unlike many other open wheel series, has been host to many female racing drivers in the past, particularly at the Indy 500. Though there have not been any full-time women in the series since 2013. Calderón will carry on the legacy grown in recent years by racers like Pippa Mann, Katherine Legge, Simona de Silvestro, etc. and dating back to...

How A Lincoln Continental Used By Martin Luther King Jr. Was Almost Left For Ruin

[unable to retrieve full-text content]As the United States celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today as the country has for the past five decades, it’s difficult to believe an automotive artifact related to his death was left to languish in a field. The 1966 Lincoln Continental that is currently on display at the National Civil…Read...

Inside Shelby American Paints A Gorgeous Picture Of Racing In The U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content]If you had walked into the Shelby American garage back in the late 1950s or early 1960s, here’s how it would go: You’d ask for a job, Carroll Shelby would hand you a broom, and you’d get to work making yourself useful. Or, well, that’s what happened to John Morton, a story he tells in full in Inside Shelby American.Read...

Please Waste Three Minutes Watching This Drift Horror Date From The Bachelor

The car fared about as well as the end of this couple’s relationship in this episode: a little battered and beaten. Looks like James really seized the opportunity to lean into the drifting, crashing into multiple setups that looked to have been intended for the two to actually drift around and not into. The Bachelor also managed, in his wild ride, to...

Remembering Maria De Villota, The Only Woman To Die By A Formula One Car

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On Oct. 11, 2013, Spanish racing driver Maria de Villota made history when she became the first woman to die as a result of a crash in a Formula One car. Today, nearly a decade after her passing, we want to take the time to remember de Villota for her strengths and for the other wonderful things she brought to the…Read...

The Luxury Automakers That Won Big In 2021

[unable to retrieve full-text content]2021 was, for most people, a long and difficult year. A year of political tensions, ever-shifting pandemic responses, and bean-related parents led to many considering it the worst year in their lives. Consider the other side, however, the silver lining: A few luxury automakers made bank. Read more...

Rivals Fear Audi RS Q e-Tron Will Dominate Future Dakar Rallies

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Well, well, well. It only took two weeks and this year’s Dakar Rally for the narrative surrounding the new Audi RS Q e-Tron and balance of performance to be completely upended. Over two weeks ago, three-time Dakar winner and two-time FIA World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz Sr. said that his Audi was penalized by the…Read...

Yes, There's Even A Snowplow Driver Shortage in America

[unable to retrieve full-text content]It is difficult to find a single sector in the United States that isn’t struggling to find commercial drivers. There aren’t enough drivers to transport our goods. There aren’t enough drivers for ambulance services and non-emergency medical transportation. There aren’t enough drivers to operate school buses. Now,...

Tanner Thorson Wins Chili Bowl, Woman Makes A-Main For First Time Ever

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Chili Bowl Nationals has a new winner, Tanner Thorson. Only three drivers had won the most prestigious dirt midget race in the United States over the previous seven editions.Read more...

2021 Was The Worst Year On Record For Bad Airline Passengers

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Last year, it might have felt like airline passengers were rowdier than usual by the sheer volume of notable incidents recorded on camera phones and posted to social media. Now, there are statistics from the Federal Aviation Administration to prove that 2021 was not only worse than usual. 2021 was the worst year...

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