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How One Pro Rider Did A Whole Season On A $1,600 Craigslist Bike

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Going pro usually doesn’t involve scouring Craigslist, but when Peter Olivier read Bill Caswell’s tale of racing a $500 Craigslist beater against professional rally teams, he figured he could do the same on two wheels. Olivier’s $1,600 Craigslist bike held up through all six Pro Supermoto races in 2016, putting him on… Read more...

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R Is The New Front-Wheel Drive Nürburgring King

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Whether or not you put any stock into Nürburgring lap time bragging rights, a record-setting time of 7:43.8 by the all-new 2018 Honda Civic Type R means seriously impressive performance. And unlike the previous title holder, Americans will be able to actually purchase this ‘Ring champ at their local dealership. Read more...

Time to fire up your Rover SD1 and make magic happen!

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Time to fire up your Rover SD1 and make magic happen! Read more...

Eric B. And Rakim -- 'Run For Cover'

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. Read more...

For $4,200, Could This 1984 Toyota Celica GTS Be A Notch On Your Belt?

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Celica was once Toyota’s Mustang, and today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe GTS did follow the lead of Ford’s pony into boxy ‘80s styling. Let’s see if this surviver can box you into voting for paying its asking. Read more...

Your Ridiculously Awesome MotoGP Wallpaper Is Here 

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In case you hadn’t heard, Jalopnik has been out at Circuit of The Americas all weekend watching bikes go fast. If you didn’t get to enjoy the races for yourself—or even if you did—at least enjoy a lovely new wallpaper for your desktop. Read more...

Uber's CEO Became a Big Boy When Tim Cook Gave Him a Stern Talking To

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Controversial Uber CEO Travis Kalanick received a career retrospective profile in the New York Times today that covers his awkward early years and his propensity to invite conflict. Among the new information that it reveals, there’s an enlightening story about the time Tim Cook had to summon Kalanick after discovering… Read more...

Rider Proves He Didn't Crap His Pants During Epic Save By Posting Photo Of His Underwear

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Loris Baz had the save of the weekend after nearly losing it coming on to Circuit of the Americas’ main straight during qualifying. It was a Code Brown, but no leathers were soiled, if the rider himself is to be believed on the matter. Read more...

11-Year-Old Karting Driver Dies Following Wreck At Fernando Alonso's Track In Spain

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

An 11-year-old Spanish driver died from injuries sustained in a crash at Fernando Alonso’s karting circuit in Spain over the weekend, the Spanish Motorsport Federation confirmed in a statement on Sunday. Read more...

Marc Márquez Will Not Let Anyone Else Win In Austin, Takes Fifth Victory In A Row

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Márquez defended his unofficial title of the King of Texas today, topping off five pole positions in a row with a fifth win in a row out of all five MotoGP races at Circuit of The Americas. Holy crap. Read more...

Rider Saves It By Refusing To Let Go

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Moto3 rider Nakarin Atiratphuvapat had one incredible save during this morning’s support race for the MotoGP of the Americas. The man simply refused to let go. Read more...

Why You Should Ignore Your Parents When They Tell You Not To Race

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Former world champion Kevin Schwantz’s parents owned a Yamaha dealership, so his mom was cool with riding motorcycles as a kid. But she only had one rule: Don’t ever race them. Read more...

Toyota Dealer Blasted For Giving Supra To Sales Manager’s Wife In Charity Raffle

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

To raise funds for a Texas nonprofit helping women and children, a Toyota dealership held a raffle for a restored twin-turbo 1994 Toyota Supra. But when they announced the results, it didn’t take long for people to realize the winner was the general sales manager’s wife. Now, the dealership taking a ton of heat. Read more...

The Butt Cam Is The Greatest Camera Angle In Motorsports

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There is no greater joy in life than the Butt Cam used in motorcycle racing. MotoGP sticks a camera on the back of the bike, pointed right at a rider’s derriere. This isn’t just my Tina Belcher-esque fascination with butts, though. It’s the one up-close view of how riders move to achieve truly ridiculous speeds on… Read more...

Sunday's Best Deals: Keds, Ebooks, Razer Gaming Gear, and More

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A super-popular shower head, Amazon’s Sunday ebook sale, and a ton of Razer gaming peripheral combos lead off Sunday’s best deals. Read more...

One-Time F1 Champion Criticizes Fellow One-Time F1 Champion In Brazen Act Of Dumb

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jacques Villeneuve, a man who won a Formula One world championship and then floundered around motorsports not winning world titles, has some thoughts about fellow one-time world champion Nico Rosberg. And boy, are they dumb. Read more...

Here's What You're Missing If You're Not In Austin For MotoGP

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

MotoGP has come to America once again, and it’s always an incredible sight to behold. Riders on whiz past at breakneck speeds, all while holding on for dear life. The fans are some of the most passionate on the planet, and everyone wants to share the joy of riding with you. Here’s the weekend so far in photos. Read more...

Bill Nye On Elon Musk: 'Go Elon!'

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bill Nye, a dapper lanky guy whose TV program in the 1990s made science seem really fun to six-year-old me, recently took time to answer questions in a Reddit AMA, and he was asked about Tesla founder and space dude Elon Musk. What’s Nye’s take on Musk? He thinks he’s just great. Read more...

MotoGP's Márquez Not Interested In Sharing Austin

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Honda’s Marc Márquez isn’t interested in letting anyone else in on his MotoGP dominance at the Circuit of The Americas. After a morning that featured the Spaniard dumping the bike twice in practice, Márquez grabbed his fifth consecutive pole position for the fifth-ever running of the race. Read more...

How One Track Day Group Lets Cars With Controversial New Crash Avoidance Tech Run

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As more new cars come with collision avoidance features that momentarily take control away from the driver, track day groups have been confused as to how to handle them. A few even banned them entirely. Here’s how one group is making sure the driver stays in control all the time during a track day session. Read more...

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