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Driver Dies In Vintage Racing Crash At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 

Jeff Green, an Illinois dealership owner and former Pro Mazda Championship racer, died Saturday in a wreck at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Green turned 61 just a week before, and friends described him as a “true gentleman who would always help anyone out at any time” in Facebook posts after his death.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Things Go From Bad To Worse When Teen In A Corvette C7 Crashes Into An Unbelted Driver

A Renault driver was hospitalized and two pedestrians narrowly escaped a 3,347-pound Chevrolet Corvette C7 hurtling at them uncontrollably in Tula, Russia, on Wednesday, after the Corvette struck the Renault and veered into a shop. The driver of the Corvette appeared to emerge unharmed. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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GM Exec Crashes Corvette Pace Car Into Wall At Belle Isle IndyCar Race

Listen. Driving a pace car can be stressful. You have to successfully lead a bunch of really fast cars around a race track behind the wheel of your own very fast car. Any number of things can go wrong, but they usually don’t. That is, unless you’re General Motors product development head Mark Reuss.Read more… […]

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Uber’s Autonomous Car Had Six Seconds To Prevent Fatal Crash But Failed To Act: Feds

The self-driving car owned by Uber that fatally struck a woman in March detected her in the road about six seconds before the crash, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board, which also acknowledged delayed responses from the vehicle’s automatic emergency braking system.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Uber Lays Off Hundreds Of Workers And Shuts Down Self-Driving Operation In Arizona Following Fatal Crash: Report

Uber informed “about 300” workers of their termination earlier today as part of plans to shut down its self-driving car testing program in Arizona following a fatal crash in March, where one of the company’s test vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian, according to The Arizona Republic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Nevada Cops Find $300,000 McLaren 720S Crashed In The Desert With No Owner In Sight

This world abounds with mysteries. The Yeti, for instance. The fate of D.B. Cooper. Stevie Wonder. Add to the list his McLaren 720S, its roof halfway caved in and much of the car yard sale’d across the desert floor. It’s something of an advertisement for the car’s safety structure but also a bit of a […]

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