Meet the woman who’s sailed the equivalent of eight laps around the world

She yearns to make a record, to prove to the world that she can accomplish this incredible feat. And after 10 straight hours of rowing on a foggy day in October, Ditton is just eight kilometers from her goal. She pushes on until she can row no more, and throws her sea anchor out to […]

R/C Kaiju! Radio-Controlled Full-Size Nissan GT-R Laps Silverstone! [Video]

– Radio-controlled full-size automobiles are nothing new—just ask J.J. Lynch—but as far as we know, nobody’s yet done an R/C track day using a full-size R35 Nissan GT-R. Until now, that is. Nissan GT Academy winner and Super GT racer Jann Mardenborough has lapped Silverstone’s National Circuit using a PlayStation controller to command Godzilla’s every […]

Cassini will take five victory laps before plunging into Saturn

Over the past few months, Cassini took the closest pictures of Saturn’s rings we’ve ever seen that it was pretty easy to forget that the probe was nearing its end. It actually dove in and out of the rings to prepare for its poetic death, and now it’s down to its last orbits around the […]

‘Joker laps’ get first test

[unable to retrieve full-text content] WTCC: The World Touring Car Championship used its new ‘joker lap’ gimmick for the first time at the Portuguese round, allowing drivers to short-cut the lap once per race to spice up the action. Sport | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site

Takuma Sato WINS dramatic Indy 500: Team-mate Fernando Alonso retired after 179 laps

Sato, of Andretti Autosport, beat Brazilian runner-up Helio Castroneves, with Britain’s Ed Jones finishing third. Castroneves was chasing his fourth Indy 500, a feat that he would have been just the fourth man ever to achieve. He overtook British former F1 driver for the lead with five laps to go in a move that looked […]

Live: Alonso out of Indy 500 in closing laps

Video Image Alonso qualifies 5th fastest0:52 Motorsport: Fernando Alonso qualified 5th fastest for the Indianapolis 500. He will start second row of the grid. May 22nd 2017 7 days ago /video/video.news.com.au/Sport/Motor Sport/ Fernando Alonso. Indy 500 practice. Will DaleFOX SPORTS Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a […]