a red, white, and blue CBR1000RR-R sport bike racing down the street
2 Wheels

The New Honda Fireblade Is Actually Coming to America

The all-new Honda CBR1000RR…-R Fireblade SP is coming to American motorcycle showrooms as a hulked up 2021 model of the familiar Honda CBR1000RR sport bike. There were apparently not enough Rs for this speedster––so Honda added more. Honda Powersports advertises this designated factory racer as “everything but the factory contract.” Named the Fireblade––presumably alluding to …

KTM rider Cooper Webb rides to victory
2 Wheels

Cooper Webb’s KTM 450SXF Dirt Racer

Cooper Webb finished 2019 strong, earning the season title for Monster Energy Supercross. He’s still on the rise in the 2020 racing season––poised as the only rider with a fighting chance against current points leader Eli Tomac. Today we see if he rides his KTM 450SXF factory race build to victory. Webb could take the …

Roczen riding his CRF450R
2 Wheels

Ken Roczen and his Honda CRF450R Dirt Bike

German-born Honda Racing Corporation team hero Ken Roczen is a Supercross warrior. After a daunting broken arm sustained in a dirt bike crash at the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross Championship at Anaheim, Roczen was sidelined due to his brutal injury. About a year later, the former Red Bull KTM rider was injured again while riding …

Ford Mustang Electric Cobra Jet 1400
Hybrids & Electrics

There’s a 1400-Hp Ford Mustang Drag Racer–And It’s Electric

All 3 of the American muscle car makers—Dodge, Ford, and Chevrolet—have created high-power drag strip racers. One, the 840-hp Dodge Demon, was even street-legal, though the 1000-hp Hellephant V8 is understandably not. Although, some of the fastest cars at the drag strip aren’t gasoline-powered, but electric. Some have even transplanted EV drivetrains under classic muscle …

NASCAR virtual racing
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Crazy IRacing Special Event Tonight

If you do not follow the different racing leagues, then you might find it surprising to know that the COVID-19 has not slowed the drivers down. Racing is still happening. But it is happening virtually. Tonight there will be another race, but this one will not be to hone driver skills as much as it will be for utter ridiculous …

NASCAR
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What’s Happening to NASCAR?

Decades ago, NASCAR was the “it” thing. It celebrated the award of its first big television contract in 1999 with Fox/FX and NBC/TBS, fans were flocking to the sport, and seating couldn’t be built fast enough at the tracks. So, what happened? Look at NASCAR now, and you see a company that has gone from boom to mild …