Video: Watch the Best Driver in F1 Flog the New LaFerrari Hybrid

Ferrari have certainly pulled no punches in getting its 900 hp LaFerrari hybrid sorted for trackdays! Witness the glorious, swarthy man-candy that is two-time World Driver’s Champion Fernando Alonso get strapped into a pre-production LaFerrari and absolutely flog the thing around Ferrari’s private Fiorano test track.

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New, 963 HP "LaFerrari" Ferrari Hybrid is Here! (w/ video)

After much speculation, teasing, hinting, posturing, and guesses made by the automotive press as-a-whole, it’s finally here. This is Ferrari’s new LaFerrari, the company’s all-conquering, 963 hp KERS-equipped made-by-Ferrari hybrid hunk of rolling sculpture – and it is (if you’ll pardon the op-ed) f***ing gorgeous.

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Video: Chip Yates Sets Electric Airplane Speed Record

Some people are born to go fast. For whatever reason, these human beings are wired in a way that compels them to chase speed, and Chip Yates is just such a person. Already holding the electric motorcycle world record, this weekend Yates set his sights on another record; that of electron-powered flight. Once again, Yates came through, setting an official speed record for electric aircraft, though not before suffering a dramatic mechanical malfunction that left his plane without power.

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