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How Super Truck Racing Works

Imagine an 8-foot tall, 8-foot wide, 12,000-pound diesel-powered truck hurling around the Nurburgring just inches from other trucks at 100 miles per hour. Sounds exciting, right? You bet it is.


How Go-kart Racing Works

 How Go-kart Racing Works

True racing go-karts are serious competitive machines. Read more about go-kart racing at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz

 The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz

Are you a connoisseur of strange auto racing competitions? Take this quiz about unusual auto races to prove your knowledge. See more »

The Ultimate Go-kart Racing Quiz

 The Ultimate Go-kart Racing Quiz

Could you pass the Ultimate Go-kart Racing Quiz? Take this quiz about go-kart racing to prove what you know. See more »

How Endurance Racing Works

 How Endurance Racing Works

Endurance racing features the passing and maneuvering of shorter races, but its also demanding on the cars. Read more about endurance racing. See more »

How Racing Schools Work

 How Racing Schools Work

What are racing schools like? Learn about professional racing schools and whether or not racing school is right for you. See more »

5 Scariest Stunt Car Feats

 5 Scariest Stunt Car Feats

The 5 scariest stunt car feats push the drivers and their vehicles to their very limits. Read about the 5 scariest stunt car feats. See more »

How Tether Car Racing Works

 How Tether Car Racing Works

Tether car racing is a high-speed hobby sport that began in the 1930s. Read more about tether cars at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Gymkhana Works

 How Gymkhana Works

Gymkhana is a form of auto racing that test not only the driver's physical skills but also offer mental challenges. Read about gymkhana racing. See more »

How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works

 How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works

The TTXGP Grand Prix is a time-trial motorcycle race that pits carbon-free motorcycles head-to-head. Read about the TTXGP Grand Prix on the Isle of Man. See more »

How Evel Knievel Worked

 How Evel Knievel Worked

Evel Knievel was the motorcycle daredevil that motivated an entire generation of kids. Read the story of Evel Knievel and learn about his legacy. See more »