After Successful Start, DeltaWing Suffers Crash At 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona: Video

After Successful Start, DeltaWing Suffers Crash At 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona: Video

The season opener of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, is currently underway. Unfortunately for the DeltaWing from Panoz DeltaWing Racing, the race was over within a few hours due to a crash. With Andy Meyrick behind the wheel, the oddly-shaped race car, competing in the top Prototype class, crashed into… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Honda Civic Coupe Still Runs After Being Hit By Train: Video

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. It never ceases to amaze us how often cars are struck by trains. It seems like a pretty simple thing to avoid but regular readers will know of a few previous cases. Fortunately, these types of accidents rarely involve any injuries. This video from YouTube channel JukinVideo shows just this type of… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Tesla Plans Constraints For Autopilot System After Several Near Misses: Video

Tesla Plans Constraints For Autopilot System After Several Near Misses: Video

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] recently launched a software update for its Model S enabling the car to drive autonomously in certain situations, such as along a multilane highway. Naively, Tesla trusted that Model S owners would use the system according to certain rules, such as keeping their hands on the steering wheel. Coming as no surprise, Tesla was… High Gear Media Network Feed

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VW’s New North American CEO Winfried Vahland Resigns After Two Weeks

VW’s New North American CEO Winfried Vahland Resigns After Two Weeks

Former Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland, who was just announced as the CEO of the Volkswagen Group’s new North American Region, has stepped down, the company confirmed this morning. Vahland held the position for just over two weeks, and no successor has been announced. Martin Horn, President and CEO of the Volkswagen brand in North America will remain… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Dodge Viper To Be Culled After 2017?

Dodge Viper To Be Culled After 2017?

The United Auto Workers union representing employees at numerous automotive plants in the United States is currently in negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU], with the two parties having recently reached a tentative agreement dealing mostly with the increased allowance of lower-paid temporary staff. As Allpar first noted, there… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Tony Stewart To Retire From NASCAR Sprint Cup Series After 2016 Season

Tony Stewart To Retire From NASCAR Sprint Cup Series After 2016 Season

Tony Stewart will hang up his NASCAR Sprint Cup racing suit at the end of the 2016 season, according to Motorsport.com. The man’s had a long road in NASCAR racing, and his accomplishments place him in elite company. His last few years have proven difficult both behind the wheel and personally, after an on-track incident that killed a young dirt… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Rosberg Secures Pole After Kvyat Crashes Out At 2015 Japanese Grand Prix

Rosberg Secures Pole After Kvyat Crashes Out At 2015 Japanese Grand Prix

There was a dramatic end to qualifying for the 2015 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix earlier today, with Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniil Kvyat crashing in the final stages and the red flag forced to come out. It meant nine remaining drivers were unable to complete their final quick lap as the session was not restarted. It was a boon for… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Chevrolet SS Gets Refresh For 2016, May Vanish After 2017

Chevrolet SS Gets Refresh For 2016, May Vanish After 2017

The Chevrolet SS will get some performance-inspired exterior tweaks for the 2016 model year, including functional hood vents, LED lighting and new 19-inch wheels. As the Australian-market Holden Commodore on which the Chevy is based recently received similar treatments, the changes were widely expected. The move is designed to spice up the current… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Top 10 Defunct Moto Memories We Don’t Really Miss After All

Top 10 Defunct Moto Memories We Don’t Really Miss After All

Motorcycles and childlike wonder go hand in hand. So do motorcycles and stupid. A lot of things were really good in the good old days, then again a lot of things were definitely the latter. The reason we gather in packs, though, doglike, is because we’re always fun to watch and smell. Here’s to hoping the parade continues indefinitely. Top 10 Defunct Moto Memories We Don’t Really Miss After All appeared first on Motorcycle.com. Motorcycle.com

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