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Formula 1 CIO: 11 Ways to Build a High Performance IT Organization

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

In Formula 1 racing the difference between a champion and a second place finish can be a matter of seconds of indecision, imprecise execution, or error in judgement. To win, the entire Formula 1 racing team, including the information technology (IT) and the CIO, must perform at the highest level.

The 4 Reasons Racers Rev Their Engines

Quora | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science
Quora

Does revving your engine make it go faster from the starting line? In neutral? No. But I can easily see why one might think so, especially if -- as I suspect -- one has been watching live or televised drag racing.

What Are the Biggest Health Risks for NASCAR Drivers, Aside From Car Crashes?

Quora | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports
Quora

I can only speak for NASCAR, but car crashes are not in fact a big health risk for NASCAR drivers. Due to all the increased safety measures since the fatal crash that killed Dale Earnhardt in 2001, there has not been a driver fatality in a NASCAR race since 2001. Crashes are one of the least hazardous aspects of the sport.

Nick Offerman Pumps Up America About NASCAR In Hilarious Super Bowl Ad

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.29.2015 | Sports

It's time for some patriotic, tough-as-nails, meat-on-the-grill fun.

When Is a Sport Not a Sport: When It Involves Brooms, Shuttlecocks or Used Rental Shoes

Christopher Lamb | Posted 01.25.2015 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

I shouldn't have been surprised when I was asked what separates a sport from something else. I answered by paraphrasing Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's attempt to define obscenity: I'm not sure what a sport is, but I know it when I see it.

Tony Stewart Returning To Competition After Fatal Crash

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as ...

Tony Stewart Pulls Out Of Another Race Following Fatal Crash

AP | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since...

'There Aren't Words To Describe The Sadness'

AP | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the collision that killed Kevin Ward Jr. In a stateme...

Tony Stewart Will Not Race At Watkins Glen Following Fatal Crash

AP | JOHN KEKIS and JOHN WAWROW | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and kille...

Celebrity Collector: John Force

Reyne Haines | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

John Force began his career in racing with the reputation of a "disaster on wheels" and turned into the winningest driver in drag racing history.

Laid-Back Charlotte, NC - at 170 MPH in an Indy car!

James M. Clash | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

Charlotte is known by most tourists for its laid-back, southern charm. But to auto racing fans it's the capital of NASCAR, with its famous "Hall of Fame Museum" downtown.

7 Reasons Why the Indy 500 Is Still the Greatest Race in the World

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Matthew Knell

After four straight years of exciting finishes, the addition of a new title sponsor, and a deeper and more diverse field of drivers than has been seen in years, the luster appears to be returning to the Indianapolis 500.

How One Driver's Indy 500 Race Will Help Save Lives

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Matthew Knell

She is a 30-year-old IndyCar driver from England, who now resides in Indianapolis. Without a full-time team, she represents one of these drivers who spends a great deal of time putting together her race schedule -- working with teams and sponsors to help find the funding for another chance.

Texas Ring Exacts Toll On Journalist Bull-Fighter

James M. Clash | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

(Photo by Andy Gregory, courtesy of Jim Clash) "Auto-racing, bull-fighting and mountain-climbing are the only real sports... all others are games."...

Find Intensity, Don't Wait for It

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex and Cadey Charfen

I believe we all create our own vivid moments of intensity. For each of us, these moments are different; however, there is one constant, we don't have to wait for them to happen, we can create them. And when we do, we can intentionally recognize them and make the choice to chase them.

NASCAR Star Going For Historic 'Double'

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It's been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a f...

Who Are the Real Olympians?

Julia Landauer | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports
Julia Landauer

So as we watch the 2014 Olympics, where we celebrate hundreds of athletes' superhuman capabilities, aptitude and skill, we should remember to routinely celebrate those same qualities that racecar drivers exhibit almost every week.

Danica Happier Than Ever On And Off The Track

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick traditionally winds down each season with a series of interviews designed to reflect on the past year and look...

Happy Halloween Weekend! It's Party Time

Dylan Kwasniewski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dylan Kwasniewski

What's up everyone! It's that time of the week for another vlog and today I'm reporting from the sunny Huntington Beach in California.

British Racing Driver Killed In Training Crash

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

BRISBANE, Australia -- BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Sean Edwards, a promising British driver and the son of former Formula One driver Guy Edwards, die...

WATCH: 'Toy Car' Isn't Playing Around At 205 MPH!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Weird News

This is one of those videos that you will absolutely need to see to believe. Posted by LSAuto back in 2011, it starts off with a seemingly normal ...

21 Richest Athletes 25 And Under

Bleacher Report | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports

Of the richest athletes in the world, most of them are above the age of 30. Of those under the age of 30, the vast majority are between 27 and 29. Onl...

NASCAR Bans Driver's Girlfriend For Slap

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has indefinitely banned a driver's girlfriend from all events for slapping a rival racer after the Truck Series rac...

WATCH: NASCAR Driver Gets Slapped

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

NASCAR driver Max Papis found himself on the receiving end of a vicious smack shortly after the final lap at the Camping World Truck Series on Sunday....

Is This The Fastest Trip Around Manhattan Ever?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | New York

Driving in New York City has never been described as rapid transit. Think you could make a loop around Manhattan in just 24 minutes? Forget about it! ...