The 12 Most Amazing Racing Moments of 2015

Buckle up, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.

Why do we watch car racing? We tune in for the high drama of a driver putting everything on the line to surge ahead of the pack and claim sweet victory– through superior skill, a fast car and sheer force of will.

We watch to see drivers withstand unimaginable pressure, battle it out with bitter rivals, and to witness explosive new talents defeat their more famous elders. We watch for the speed, the competition, the thrills, the glory. And OK, sometimes for the crashes, too.

Get revved for our 12 greatest racing moments of 2015, and see if you don’t agree.

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