Watch Valtteri Bottas’ Monaco GP end in a confetti of metal

Monaco GP valtterri bottas pit stop

The Monaco Grand Prix was this past Sunday. I watched it from an airplane seat during a morning flight between Boston and Denver. Being tired from such an early flight, the race provided a great chance for me to catch up on some sleep. Thankfully, I was awake for the flash of drama that was […]

Start your Friday with Senna’s lap of Donington Park from 1993

senna donnington lap

I am sure the embedded video below will require you to click through and watch it on the F1 YouTube channel. They don’t really get how the Internet works, but that’s okay because the video IS up on their channel. This video is worth a watch every time I come across it, as it is […]

Here’s the view from an IndyCar running at Sebring

Will Power's pov as he drives at Sebring

Hop under the canopy of a MkIII Dallara DW12 IndyCar racecar. This one is piloted by Will Power, but pretend those hands are your hands for a moment. And yes, you can give the middle-finger salute later on too. Let’s go for a quick rip around Sebring. This is what that looks like: Cool view […]

Hooniverse Asks: Did you watch the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona this weekend?

The Wayne Taylor Racing Acura wins at Daytona

Daytona was roaring this past weekend. The sound of multi-class racing surged for a full 24 hours. At the end of it all, the winning team was helmed by Filipe Albuquerque, Ricky Taylor, Alexander Rossi, and Helio Castroneves. That’s one hell of a driver lineup and they pushed their Acura ARX-05 DPi car to the top […]

The 1986 Paris-Dakar rally is the one to remember

pajero dakar rally montero

The poster of the number 189 Mitsubishi Pajero racer proudly hangs in my father’s study. Being a geography professor, he loved all off-road vehicles as those were the only kind of vehicles that would allow him to travel to the remote places he wanted to see. He would spend a lot of time with me […]

There is a classic Skoda 130 LR in the Dakar Rally!

skoda 130 lr rally dakar

Attention! Attention! There is a classic Skoda 130 LR in the Dakar Rally! And it looks amazing! Yes, usually decades-old race cars don’t participate in the Dakar Rally but this year things are different. This year there is a special class for classic racers from the 1980s and 1990s. And this Skoda is one of […]

Romain Grosjean talks about the horror of his fiery F1 crash

F1 driver Romain Grosjean had a terrible crash during the opening of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The driver lost control of his car when it was swiped as another driver came across. He was sent into a barrier and his car split in two and burst into flames. The driver safety cell was wedged under […]

Mitsubishi adds electric adventure to Rebelle Rally

Rivian is grabbing the news thanks to its Rebelle Rally efforts with the R1T. But the electric truck maker isn’t the only one running battery packs out in the desert. Mitsubishi has a team and it captured a podium spot in the X-Cross class at the 2020 Rebelle Rally. This marks the first time a […]

2020 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest ends in DNF

Well, that didn’t go as planned. The Buick crapped out on the first day of the 2020 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest. In the seven years of racing our beast of a Buick with a park bench, this is our third DNF. The first one was overheating, the second was oil starvation, and now […]