And, importantly, it's super easy to track in any telescope. It's not like it could do it covertly. It's capable of the job, but just like a lot of our tools it would be politically untenable in all but the most serious circumstances. » 10/20/14 11:08am Monday 11:08am

DTM is also the most popular motorsport over there, so compare its numbers to NASCAR. We struggle to get people to less televised events, especially if it's out of town. Street races are usually pretty busy in the states, and look at where all those popular European air races are: right above a city harbor. » 10/20/14 9:30am Monday 9:30am

Stupid dangerous all around. First, the fire was shooting flames into the cockpit before he got it pulled in. Second, the driver had never opened the door from the inside, they only ever practiced pit stops. Third, the pits weren't closed, resulting in several near misses with cars entering pit lane and the marshals… » 10/16/14 3:21pm 10/16/14 3:21pm

Did you say the same thing 7 years ago when we found out IGN's Nintendo editor was married to the VP of Nintendo's PR firm? He worked there for three more years after it was discovered (IGN didn't disclose it until someone else broke the controversy). » 10/15/14 5:50pm 10/15/14 5:50pm

My understanding is Marussia entered their second car because they didn't expect to make their decision on what to run until after the entry deadline. Bernie himself told them they wouldn't receive any consequences if they chose to race one or neither car. » 10/14/14 11:39am 10/14/14 11:39am

I've heard stories even in SRF, where the guys with more funds will buy three sealed engines, put them all on the dyno, and grab the one that makes maybe 3HP more. And you hear the same in karting and everywhere. As long as someone can spend money, they will, and whether that's picking stock components with the best… » 10/14/14 11:18am 10/14/14 11:18am