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How the V8 Supercars Championship Series Works

While there are several racing series involving V8 Supercars, the largest and most popular is the V8 Supercars Championship Series. And now this exciting series is headed to the U.S.

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  • 10 Abandoned Racetracks

    10 Abandoned Racetracks

    From their overgrown grandstands to their dilapidated buildings, racetracks often sit desolate long after they've closed. Though slightly uncanny, these abandoned speedways are reminders of a thrilling, fuel-charged past. See more »

  • 10 Banned Race Cars

    10 Banned Race Cars

    Sometimes a race car's extreme speed is its downfall. "Too good to be true" was a reality for many of these race cars — and it got them banned. See more »

  • 10 Crashes That Changed Motor Sports Forever

    10 Crashes That Changed Motor Sports Forever

    While fatal motor-sports crashes are undoubtedly tragic events, they can lead to better safety regulations and fewer crashes. These 10 harrowing accidents encouraged the sport to better protect its drivers and fans. See more »

  • 10 Extreme Motor Sports for Thrill Seekers

    10 Extreme Motor Sports for Thrill Seekers

    Sure, driving at speeds over 200 mph sounds risky enough, but the world of motor sports gets even more daring than stock car racing. These extreme races will get your adrenaline pumping and kick your heart rate into high gear. See more »

  • 10 Superstitions From the World of Motor Racing

    10 Superstitions From the World of Motor Racing

    Some of these superstitions go beyond the paranoia or predilection of a specific racer. Even the snacks served at concession stands are affected by belief in bad luck. See more »

  • 5 Scariest Stunt Car Feats

    5 Scariest Stunt Car Feats

    Many stunt drivers have taken a car to the edge of destruction (or beyond) in the name of adventure and adrenaline-pumping thrills. We've collected a few of the scariest stunt car feats ever attempted. See more »

  • 5 Unusual Auto Races

    5 Unusual Auto Races

    Tired of watching cars race in a circle hour after hour? Then how about a race where participants build their own cars, chain their bumper to an ambulance or hold a vote to literally crush a competitor's car? See more »

  • How a Top Fuel Dragster Works

    How a Top Fuel Dragster Works

    A Top Fuel dragster accelerates to over 100 miles per hour in less than one second, burns 1.2 gallons of nitromethane (again, per second) and actually registers on the Richter scale as it comes off the line. See more »

  • How Belly Tank Racers Work

    How Belly Tank Racers Work

    If you're the crafty type, perhaps you've turned an old ladder into a bookshelf or a tube TV into an aquarium. But turning an old gas tank into a race car? Enter the belly tank racer, one of hot rodding's most iconic contraptions. See more »

  • How CO2-powered Dragsters Work

    How CO2-powered Dragsters Work

    What separates Pinewood Derby cars from CO2 dragsters? Instead of using gravity to pull them down the track (like a Pinewood Derby car) a CO2 dragster has the added advantage of a powerful propulsion system. See more »

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