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How Gymkhana Works

All forms of auto racing require some level of driver skill in order to remain competitive. But gymkhana isn't just a test of a driver's physical skills -- it's also a complex mental challenge.

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  • The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz

    The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz

    Let's face it: Ordinary auto races get boring somewhere around the 20th lap. But some races are so quirky, so eccentric, so…unusual that they never get boring. Here's a quiz about several very odd races that offer not only thrills but genuine surprises. See more »

  • The Ultimate Whiskey Car Quiz

    The Ultimate Whiskey Car Quiz

    While you may know that NASCAR has its roots in bootlegging, the true history of whiskey cars weaves together strands from history, economics, culture and technology. It's a lot more than just souped up motors and mason jars of moonshine. Test your knowledge of how whiskey cars worked. See more »

  • What if Formula One racetracks were loop shaped?

    What if Formula One racetracks were loop shaped?

    Most racetracks around the world are in an oval shape. But if you could keep the racecars going over 200 mph, the tracks could feasibly be any shape you wanted. See more »

  • What will race cars look like in 2025?

    What will race cars look like in 2025?

    Each year race cars become faster and safer. Can you imagine what they'll look like in the year 2025? A few designers took a shot at it recently. See more »

  • Why are peanuts unlucky in auto racing?

    Why are peanuts unlucky in auto racing?

    It sounds nutty, but it's true. Peanuts are considered bad luck at auto races, and most professional race car drivers want nothing to do with them down at the race track. How did this superstition start? See more »

  • World Records: Speed

    World Records: Speed

    Breaking a land-speed record with a jet-engine-powered supercar is obviously not in the cards for the average joe. But when you check out this quiz, you'll realize you don't need to be an Air Force pilot or professional athlete to set a world record. See more »

  • How do you make a wastegate adjustment on a turbocharger?

    How do you make a wastegate adjustment on a turbocharger?

    A wastegate is a pressure-sensitive valve that helps adjust the spinning speed of a turbocharger. Find out how to make a wastegate adjustment on a turbocharger in this article. See more »

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