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WATCH: You Probably Couldn't Handle This Mobility Scooter's Top Speed

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weird News

Buckle up, because this mobility scooter gives the ride of your life. Adrenaline-pumping video posted online shows it hitting 107.6 mph -- more than 1...

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...

On the Track: 7 Questions for Racing Legend Mario Andretti

Lesley Nagy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Lesley Nagy

It's difficult enough to navigate highways during rush hour, so it's unbelievable to imagine zipping around a race track at speeds of over 150 mph, with cars of equivalent speeds tailing just inches from your bumper.

Sam Schmidt: Inspiration to Racing Fans, Inspiration to Us All

James M. Clash | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
James M. Clash

My connection with Sam Schmidt is personal. Twelve years ago he allowed me to live out a boyhood dream of averaging a 200-mph lap in an Indy car, a risky proposition even for pro drivers. I was just an adventure journalist.

Getting Up to Speed: A NASCAR Skeptic Burns Some Rubber in a Rookie Course

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Peter Mandel

How do the hungry drivers of NASCAR fuel up? With Ragu Rich & Meaty Spaghetti Sauce.

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.

WATCH: ATV Rider Flips Quad, Keeps Racing

Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

A professional ATV race got a little more extreme when a participant flipped his four-wheeler after taking a nose dive off a dirt jump....

Freestyle Motorcross Rider Dies After Crash During Practice

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

Tragedy struck the world of motor sports again on Sunday as freestyle motocross rider Jim McNeil died from injuries suffered during a crash before the...

NFL Receiver Rips NASCAR

Posted 09.15.2011 | Sports

Jimmie Johnson, five-time champion NASCAR driver, was nominated for male athlete of the year at the 2011 ESPY Awards. Seattle Seahawks receiver Golden...

Ochocinco Turns To NASCAR

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports

HAMPTON, Ga. — Chad Ochocinco has turned to NASCAR in his ongoing search for thrills away from the football field. Ochocinco was strapped in for ...

NASCAR Crewman Fired For Anti-Gay Tweet

Sporting News | Sporting News | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports

A Red Bull Racing crewman was fired for an anti-gay tweet he posted Sunday night following the Sprint Cup race at Infineon Raceway....

BMX Star In Coma After Brutal Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BMX star T.J. Lavin is in a medically induced coma after crashing his bike in a Dew Tour event in Las Vegas, Nev. on Thursday night, according to TMZ....

NASCAR's Kurt Busch on Racing Brother Kyle

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
James M. Clash

In a rare situation, both Kurt Busch and his younger brother Kyle are in the final 12 "race for the chase" drivers this year.

NASCAR Hall Of Fame: 2010 Class Honored (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NASCAR Hall Of Fame: (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The rumble from a pair of motors interrupted the opening ceremony at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Nobody se...