Outrun the Explosion - Formula One's Insane 1986 Turbo Era

1986 marked the first only time before the 2014 season when Formula 1 went all-turbo. Except that the '86 cars went to top fuel dragster territory when it came to specific engine output. Stay on track and try not to explode. » 3/31/15 7:32pm 3/31/15 7:32pm

A Few Things F1 Should Learn from the Fall of IndyCar

Poor teams dropping out, rich ones threatening to leave, paying drivers trying to sue their way in, core events cancelled - evidence that F1 wasn't racing in the US when all this happened there. » 3/21/15 4:21pm 3/21/15 4:21pm

The Sights and Sounds of a 1999 IRL Open-Wheel Car Climbing a Hill

Following the American open-wheel split of 1996, Indy Racing League was meant to be single-seater NASCAR for ovals. This is what happens when you put one car in a hill climb event. » 3/18/15 2:42pm 3/18/15 2:42pm

'Driven' Revisited - Why It's Worth Watching the Worst Film on Racing?

[UPDATED] Stallone's 2001 CART racing action title, Driven, is by no doubt one of the worst films in the genre ever to hit the silver screens and has become a byword for bad movie-making. Yet the times it is set in were the best ones for open-wheel racing. » 3/07/15 5:16pm 3/07/15 5:16pm