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Talladega Xfinity NASCAR Race Ends In Chaotic Overtime 'Dega-Style Crash

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

‘Dega! It’s legendary for a reason, and much of that reason is the insanity of restrictor plate racing. Everyone’s as aggressive as possible to finish well at one of NASCAR’s most famous tracks, which often leads to chaos. Bonus: after a last-lap review, today’s winner wasn’t who everyone thought it would be. Read more...

NASCAR Driver Goes Airborne In Hard Hit At Talladega 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

NASCAR races at restrictor-plate tracks like Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway are known for their nearly inevitable “Big One” wrecks, but the early laps in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race was a big one in its own rights—big not in numbers, but in just how hard the hit actually was. Read more...

Here's How Robby Gordon Deals With Traffic

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On and off-road racing legend Robby Gordon drove his V8-powered four-seat buggy in this month’s Mexican 1000 Baja race . This clip shot by a local fan gives you an idea of why he was the first car across the finish line. Read more.....

Michigan Senate Bills Would Give Car Hackers Life In Prison

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The FBI sent out a PSA just over a month ago warning us all about the risks of car hacking, but drivers in Michigan may not have to worry about that too much after all. If two new bills pass through the state’s Senate, hackers of electronic vehicle systems could face a sentence of up to life in prison. Read more...

Join Us Down The Rabbit Hole Of Conspiracies About Lewis Hamilton's Failing Power Units

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Formula One returns to Russia’s Sochi Autodrom this weekend. Sadly for Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, his power unit failures returned as well, forcing him out at the end of the second qualifying session. So, we donned a tin-foil hat and channeled our inner Alex Jones to try to explain it. Read more...

Man Carries Out Road-Rage Argument On Hood Of Another Car

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Road rage isn’t always the easiest thing to communicate with other drivers, since noise and traffic flow tend to drown out the words—unless, of course, a person hops out of the car and carries out the argument while riding on hood of another. That happened on Florida on Tuesday, making for some odd videos. Read more...

This Tight, Windy Mountaintop Power Stage Gave Paddon His First WRC Win

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Hayden Paddon got his first ever World Rally Championship win last weekend at Rally Argentina after Jari-Matti Latvala rolled out of the lead. The final epic power stage that sealed his win is a mesmerizing downhill descent on rough roads with no shortage of fans lining the surreal, rocky landscape. Read more...

Saturday's Best Deals: Running Shoes, Harmony Remotes, Blood Pressure Monitor, and More

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Running shoes, universal remotes, and metal detectors lead off Saturday’s best deals. Read more...

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, April 30-May 1, 2016

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? Read more...

City, Promoters Place Blame On Each Other As Boston IndyCar Race Won't Happen

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The race formerly known as the Grand Prix of Boston won’t be happening in Boston, reports the Boston Globe. The relationship between the city and race promoters had gone foul, and both are pointing fingers at each other as to why this race won’t work. Organizers are now looking for a back-up city for the race. Read more...

Watch This Saudi Arabian Highway Become A Raging Torrent In Seconds

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What happens when you combine dry soil, heaps of rain, and a low-lying highway? Well, the rain gets repelled by the dry dirt, and gravity sends it downhill toward the highway, ultimately creating a violent river in only a matter of seconds. Read more...

The A-10 Warthog May Be Kept Out Of Retirement By Law

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II AKA “Warthog” has become one of the most-recognized and beloved warplanes since it started flying in the 1970s. We’ve been hearing about its impending retirement—and the reason many in the armed services community are against that—for ages, but proposed legislation could keep it in the sky for at least a little longer. Read more...

Here's The Best View Yet Of The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Landing

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you somehow missed SpaceX’s amazing Falcon 9 rocket landing live earlier this month, or missed it in 4k , or missed it again when we detailed the drone ship Falcon 9 autonomously landed on—here’s another chance to witness the terrifying, amazing sights and sounds in 360 video. Read more...

This Has To Be The Worst Way To Drive Through A Flood

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Flood waters make for dangerous driving, folks. Heavy high-clearance vehicles can make it through slightly deeper stuff than your average sedan, but if you drive straight off the road and into a swamp you’re going to have a bad time. Read more...

Comment Of The Day: Real Estate Edition 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

For the first time in a long time, you can buy a near-new McLaren F1 direct from McLaren itself. That’s pretty rad, and surely the dream of many a car nerd. Read more...

Can You Figure Out Where This Ghost Car Came From Before Crashing Into A Truck?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This strange video from Dash Cam Owners Australia shows a car seemingly appear from nowhere and collide with a utility truck. How did this little sedan appear out of thin air? Read more...

Some Lunatic Rattle-Canned A $237,000 Lamborghini

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When DUB describes Zevigg’s Huracán as “the first hand-painted Lamborghini” they mean spray-painted. And behold: the second-fastest way to destroy a quarter-million dollar supercar. Read more...

It's Time To Learn About The Biggest Unsung Hero In Motoring

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

One of my personal missions as an automotive writer is to bring more attention to the very early history of cars, that very important and often overlooked century of development from the late 1700s to about 1880. I don’t want Mercedes-Benz to get away with saying they invented the automobile, because that’s bullshit. Show More Summary

Can We Help Identify This Terrible Image Of A Hit-And-Run Car?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Police in West Valley City could use our help identifying a car involved in a hit-and-run. The car in the picture up there struck a 38-year-old man, who is currently in critical condition. They have a possible ID on the car, but if there’s any group that can help, it’s right here. Read more...

Is There A Car That Offers The 'Best of All Worlds'?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Hello, readers of Jalopnik, and welcome to Letters to Doug, wherein you send letters to Doug, and Doug answers them with a few swift movements of his quill pen across the parchment. Read more...

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