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tromoly tromoly Jul 14, 2019 at 06:01.

Life Pro Tip: If you go to a race track that looks and acts like this, pack up and go home.

Life Pro Tip: If you go to a race track that looks and acts like this, pack up and go home.

H/T to Bangshift for the video featuring Brown County Raceway, Indiana, in all its unsafe sketchyness.

Key things to look for in the video: shutdown shorter than the actual racing distance, grass between the lanes, trees lining the track with no guardrails, people not in fire gear responding to a fire, person who doesn’t know how to use a fire extinguisher, vehicle with rollcage that deforms on...

tromoly tromoly Jul 11, 2019 at 04:50.

The wonders of Television

The wonders of Television

The Red Bull Air Race event on Fox Sports 1 is currently near the end of the Round of 8 airing “Live”, yet on Red Bull TV the Final 4 runs ended about 10 minutes ago. I understand most “Live” TV is aired on a 7-second delay (like NASCAR and whatnot), but this delay is a bit much.

Have an airplane.

tromoly tromoly Jul 10, 2019 at 05:50.

Margarita Maker Monday!

Margarita Maker Monday!

When you need gallons of margaritas for your thirsty friends, only a Top Fuel engine powered blender will do. Because everything is better with Nitromethane.

Full write-up at Hot Rod, for those interested.

tromoly tromoly Jul 10, 2019 at 02:20.
tromoly tromoly Jul 08, 2019.

SCCA Runoffs @ Mid-Ohio are Live!

SCCA Runoffs @ Mid-Ohio are Live!

Do you have a desk job? Do you wish there was a racing event going on RIGHT NOW that you could put off working to watch? You’re in luck!

Right now the SCCA Runoffs are happening at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a legendary facility that for the next three days is packed full of every SCCA class you can think of. When are these classes racing you may ask? Here’s a simple schedule breaking out...

tromoly tromoly Jul 06, 2019.

Sometimes it's hard to not be jealous of your friends.

Sometimes it's hard to not be jealous of your friends.

Like when they get to drive the new Caterham SP/300.R

tromoly tromoly Jul 06, 2019.

You heard it here before the Front Page: Alonso, McLaren returning to Indianapolis in 2019

You heard it here before the Front Page: Alonso, McLaren returning to Indianapolis in 2019

This time with a McLaren-proper entry as opposed to the McLaren / Andretti Autosport entry as in 2017. Racer.com link after the jump.

Alonso and McLaren returning to Indy in 2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren will return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019 as the Spaniard chases the…

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tromoly tromoly Jul 05, 2019.

In A Couple Hours Formula SAE Australasia Endurances Begin!

In A Couple Hours Formula SAE Australasia Endurances Begin!

In a few short hours teams down in Australia will start running the Morning Endurance session down under at the 2015 Formula SAE Australasia competition. Before the session begins, a quick recap of the previous days’ events is necessary.

The Static events played out to a few different teams on Friday. Cost was taken by University of New South Wales, Presentation was taken by University of...

tromoly tromoly Jul 05, 2019.

My Friend Won A Thing: Monster Jam World Finals Edition

My Friend Won A Thing: Monster Jam World Finals Edition

Double Down Showdown Champion on Friday, won her first round in Racing but bowed out with mechanical issues, then won the Freestyle Championship on Saturday. All on Mother’s Day weekend with her husband and daughter in the crowd, still a couple days later very excited for Linsey’s performance.

tromoly tromoly Jul 03, 2019.

Oppo World Rallycross Roll Call!

Oppo World Rallycross Roll Call!

It’s only one week away! Are you going? Great! If not, well, why not?

In all seriousness chime in below if you’re going, bonus points if you’re staying at the trackside camping like I am.

tromoly tromoly Jul 03, 2019.

Jeez

Jeez

Driver is Ameya Vaidyanathan, BRDC Formula 3 race at Oulton Park, driver came out okay. Video after the jump.

tromoly tromoly Jul 02, 2019.

42 Days until World Rallycross at GP3R in Trois-Rivieres

42 Days until World Rallycross at GP3R in Trois-Rivieres

Possible meetup opportunity? I’ve been doing some number crunching, more after the jump.

General Admission tickets are $66 CAD with camping at $50 CAD, that’s around $87 USD which honestly is a steal for a weekend event. The drive is only about 16 hours total with Toronto and Monteal on the way, I’m 97% sure I’ll be in Trois-Rivieres as the dates for Austin don’t work as well for my...

tromoly tromoly Jul 02, 2019.

Camping World Truck Series @ Eldora Tonight!

Camping World Truck Series @ Eldora Tonight!

What’s that you may ask? NASCAR on a Wednesday? What is this sorcery? Well my friend, it’s NASCAR’s only race on dirt, and you should be there.

Now in its fourth year the only dirt race on any NASCAR calendar takes to the high banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. In a departure from the normal NASCAR routine the format follows short-track standards, the two-lap qualifying session seeds...

tromoly tromoly Jun 30, 2019.

Build Breakdown: Monster Truck Edition

Build Breakdown: Monster Truck Edition

Hoonigan hit it out of the park with their latest Build Breakdown, really explains what all goes into monster trucks. Check it out.

tromoly tromoly Jun 29, 2019.

Ecclestone says F1 promoters pay too much, grass is green

Ecclestone says F1 promoters pay too much, grass is green

Living definition of hypocrite Bernie Ecclestone is famous for charging massive fees to host Formula One race weekends (excluding Monaco). But now Bernie feels race promoters are paying too much for Formula One which, surprise to no one except himself, isn’t sustainable.

Having recently discovered this new technology called the Internet and realizing race fans and journalists alike have been...

tromoly tromoly Jun 19, 2019.

Engine Machining Pron

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Engine Machining Pron

Kirkham Motorsports is a shop most famous for building Cobra kit cars out of Aluminum and Copper. A few years ago they posted videos on YouTube of how they machined custom 427ci V8 engines from blocks of Billet Aluminum. For those who watch CNC videos on YouTube (read: basically everyone) watching a useful engine being made is awesome, sit back and enjoy watching the Aluminum chips fly.

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tromoly tromoly Dec 26, 2018.

How (not to) Perform A Crash Test

How (not to) Perform A Crash Test
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The source video is long gone, but this gif is an FSAE team from somewhere non-USA testing their impact attenuator by driving their running car into the bucket of a backhoe while the driver is wearing no safety equipment aside from the harness. The number of things wrong here is a lot, don’t try to replicate this.

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