One way or another, something British failed here.
Rowan Atkinson, the British actor known best to Americans as Mister Bean, had an unfortunate run-in with a lamp post, a tree and a road sign while behind the wheel of his 1993 McLaren F1 last night. Atkinson walked away with a minor shoulder injury, but it seems the McLaren may have reached the end of the road.
Rally NZ's Mark Tapper sends himself to the moon...and beyond. NSFW video included.
It's not often that sports fans have an actual influence on the result of a race. Rallying, however, is a very different sport in more ways than one. For example, in the WRC's most recent race (2010's Rally New Zealand) P-WRC driver Mark Tapper was leading the pack when
Try and conquer physics all you like but when it bites back, it bites HARD! Especially at 148 mph in an STI.
On a racetrack, 148 mph isn't that fast. However, a Subaru STI might be an exception to the rule. Let's be honest: they're usually at home in the dirt flogging through the woods barreling past trees on the side of the road, so it's different to see one at VIR doing 148, when a part of the aero—a carbon fiber wing between the air foil and mount—gives way