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Bill Nye Has A Brilliant Idea To Transform NASCAR

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology

Has the time come for NASCAR to go green -- and help save the world? Bill Nye thinks so. In an emotional new blog post, America's beloved "Science Guy...

IndyCar's Scott Dixon Reflects On His Latest Championship, Justin Wilson and Driver Safety

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.08.2015 | Sports

After a stunning come-from-behind performance, Scott Dixon was crowned as IndyCar's newest champion on Aug. 30. The victory, however, came at a diffic...

HeartGift Baja Racing Team Ready for 'Heartful Mission'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The moment of truth for the HeartGift Baja Racing Team is almost here. The Team is already in Ensenada, Baja California, ready to cross the starting line of the grueling 1,130-mile, 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 race tomorrow, November 13.

Racing in the 'Baja 1000' to Heal Young Hearts

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.20.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The race tests both machines and humans as it takes place over some of the harshest and most unforgiving terrain in the Baja peninsula, including desert, sand traps, rocks, steep hills, cattle crossings and, yes, even some paved roads here and there.

At NASCAR I Keep My Eyes on the Road, or Else

Ben Rhodes | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
Ben Rhodes

When I fire up the engine in my race car, I focus 100 percent on the task at hand: bringing home a win. As a race car driver, if you are not focused, you can go from winning to wrecking out your car in a split second.

Why I Love Being A 58-Year-Old Female Race Car Driver

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Fifty
Te-Erika Patterson

'I could have been a stay-at-home mom. But really, think about it. Join the PTA versus drive the tow truck and race trailer to Monterey, California to compete in a Valvoline ProVee? No contest,' says Lisa Noble, a 58-year-old race car driver from Kansas.

My Racing Mentor

Savannah Ivanitski | Posted 12.04.2012 | Teen
Savannah Ivanitski

Since the day I began my racing career, I noticed something very special about the motorsports industry: the people.

Race Car Driver Allan McNish Talks About Being Scared, Texting and Taking the Bus

Susan Michals | Posted 08.20.2012 | Sports
Susan Michals

What makes a guy like this go on? Here, after having a few days to decompress post Le Mans 2012, the 42 year-old Scot talks about what spurs him on and the evils of texting behind the wheel.

If I Ran Indycar...

Josh Farmer | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Randy Bernard has a tough job: Running a racing series that has lost a large amount of its fan following since the mid-90s and is still sliding downhill somewhat. If Randy was to come to me and hand the keys to Indycar over to me here is what I would do

Andrew Lenoir

Racing Cars, Reading Books: IndyCar Champ Scott Dixon Goes Back To School | Andrew Lenoir | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

When not winning races, IndyCar champion Scott Dixon reads to his two-year-old daughter Poppy. Her favorite books are “Goodnight Moon” and the Cli...

Kia Makarechi

Machine Seven Revs Up To Raise $10 Million For Charity | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.22.2011 | Impact

Anyone remotely familiar with NASCAR knows that advertisements and sponsorships are a large part of the sport. From the cars to the drivers' uniforms,...

Famous Artists Design Race Cars

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

Since 1975, BMW has commissioned 17 racing cars painted by famous artists from all over the world. Now, they're offering a virtual tour online of the ...

Jordan Schultz

Tia Norfleet Tries To Become First Female, African-American NASCAR Driver | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

Tia Norfleet is used to breaking barriers. She's used to being overlooked, and she well knows the low odds and risks involved. None of this matters th...

Dario Franchitti Wins The Indianapolis 500

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(EDDIE PELLS/AP) INDIANAPOLIS — Dario Franchitti drove 199 nearly flawless laps, then survived the last one with a huge break from a spectacular cra...

The Greatest Car Race Ever? Not The Indy 500. Ford vs. Ferrari In 1966 (VIDEO)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

As I read Go Like Hell, I turned the pages faster, heart humming on all cylinders -- you can ignore the racing story (if you must) and thrill to this book as a business saga, an adventure story or even a mythic quest.