World’s Fastest Woman Jessi Combs Dead at 39

World’s Fastest Woman Jessi Combs Dead at 39

Jessi Combs, the “fastest woman on four wheels,” died Tuesday while attempting to beat a land speed record in the Alvord Desert in southeast Oregon. Combs, 39, got the title as the fastest woman in 2013, hitting 398 mph. She lost it a few years later and...
Game on Sunday, Sell on Monday?

Game on Sunday, Sell on Monday?

When 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf took the $3 million grand prize in the first Fortnite World Cup late last month, it sent a clear message that videogames are entering the big leagues. But that’s something that the folks at Honda Motor Co. already was well aware of, the...
F1 Legend Niki Lauda Dead at 70

F1 Legend Niki Lauda Dead at 70

He was born to be a banker, like the rest of his patrician, Austrian family. So, when Niki Lauda asked his grandfather for the financial help he needed to land a ride on the Formula One circuit, he was cut off. Lauda eventually found a way to raise the money on his...
New Porsche 911 Models Come Fast … and Faster

New Porsche 911 Models Come Fast … and Faster

Porsche arrived in Los Angeles the night before the auto show hyping a theme for the debut of the eighth-generation 911: fast and faster. The best-known of all Porsches with that iconic profile, the next-gen of flat-six turbocharged beasts gets more power as well as a...