The reader blog over at Jalopnik got a pretty sweet deal last month: for just a few bucks they could get their names on a car that was competing in the famous 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race in Germany. Thing is, not everyone who contributed went with their real name.
It wouldn't be Formula 1 without some kind of constant friction between racers, team owners and organizers, and this year's kerfuffle involves steering wheels that force drivers to push more buttons than a 747 pilot having a seizure.
Ferrari's 2010 wheel
NASCAR The Game 2011 dropped another 22 names of drivers (and their crew chiefs) who've licensed the use of their images in the game. There's a lady driver on this list, but it's not Danica Patrick.
iRacing is an extremely realistic racing simulator. Its top driver won $10,000, despite never driving over 100 mph in real life. Top Gear put him in an open-wheel racer to see if digital skills translate to real racing prowess.
After a week in which potholes played havoc with the Daytona 500 field, now it looks like Joey Logano and the No. 20 GameStop Toyota team are gonna rain shells and bananas on Fontana in the next Nationwide Series race.