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Video: Nissan Uses The Fairlady Z To Solve Japan's Butter Shortage

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You may not be aware of this, in Japan we have a butter shortage. This isn’t a fictional creation from the Nissan marketing team. It’s a real butter shortage. For that reason, Nissan has asked Super GT GT500 2014 Series Champion Ronnie Quintarelli to ask this question of the Fairlady Z: will it churn? Read more...

This Time Lapse Shows Literally A Boat Load Of MV-22 Osprey Departures

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This time lapse shows a full gator navy flattop’s worth of MV-22 Ospreys launching en-masse during an Amphibious Integration Exercise. The Ospreys are embarked aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), which is currently forward deployed to Japan and serving the 7th Fleet in the Pacific. Read more...

Montoya Drove From The Back To Win A Four-Way Battle For The Indy 500

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Indianapolis 500 went somewhat predictably for most of the race. The faster Chevrolets of Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing kept the top five spots for most of the day, edging out the Honda cars on speed. The big surprise was Juan Pablo Montoya coming back from 30th place to take the win. Read more...

Was A Saudi Arabian Fighter Jet Shot Down Over Sana'a Yemen?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Various reports began surfacing yesterday evening that a Saudi Arabian fighter jet, said to be an F-16, was shot down by Houthi rebels near Sana’a Yemen. Pictures on Twitter showed what looked like mangled wreckage from such an incident. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has not admitted to losing a jet. So what happened? Read more...

Car Hits Two Crew Members At The Indy 500

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

All three Dale Coyne Racing cars were involved in an incident on pit lane, where the rush to get out of pit lane ended badly for two crew members working on Tristan Vautier’s car. Read more...

Racers Crash On First Lap Of Indianapolis 500, Then Crash Under Yellow

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It’s one thing to start the Indianapolis 500 with a crash near the back of the field. It’s another thing to have another crash under yellow further delay green laps of racing. Oops. So, effectively, the race really got to start from a single-file yellow-flag conga line, not so much from the original three-wide start. Read more...

You Can Buy A 510-HP V12 S-Class For The Price Of A Used V6 Honda Accord

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re wondering where all the fancy new trickle-down technology in commuter cars comes from, the answer is the Mercedes S-Class, namely this top-trim W221 S600 model. It’s got everything you need and everything you don’t yet know you need, all for a price of a used ordinary sedan built for everyone else. Read more...

Kimi Räikkönen Asks Politely For A Blue Flag At The Monaco Grand Prix

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Just kidding! Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen asked where the blue flags were as he picked his way through backmarkers in his best Kimi-ese, earning him a nice bleep from the television censors. Read more...

Greetings From Belle Isle: Crashed Camaros and Brakeless Bimmers

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Chances are if you have an Internet connection and even a passing interest in automobiles, you’ve heard about the “Jalopnik Camaro crash.” If not, here’s a quick catch-up: Patrick George, who covers a variety of topics for Gawker’s cars-and-planes-and-wow-just-wow...Show More Summary

How Lewis Hamilton Absolutely Blew An Easy Monaco Victory 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Everyone figured the Monaco Grand Prix was decided before the race was even halfway over with Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton making short work of increasing the gap on teammate Nico Rosberg. Not so. Here’s how Hamilton lost his first-place finish in one pit stop. Read more...

Detroit Highway Closed After Huge Tanker Explosion

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Detroit’s I-75 is closed in both directions following a huge explosion at I-375. The tanker, which was carrying 9,000 gallons of fuel, tipped over around 8:45. Read more...

Watch This F1 Car Drive Straight Into A Wall And Try Not To Pee Yourself

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Max Verstappen caused the first safety car of the Monaco Grand Prix, hitting the barriers hard at St. Devote. He tried to make a move around the Lotus of Romain Grosjean, but ultimately clipped Grosjean’s rear, sending his Toro Rosso into the wall. Ouch! Read more...

Never Mind The Wheels On Course

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Never mind the loose wheels rolling around SS1 of Rally de Portugal. They’ll be picked up eventually. Read more...

68 Lines About 34 IndyCars

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Want an informative Indianapolis 500 preview? Well, too bad! Here’s a car-by-car preview set to The Nails’s “88 Lines About 44 Women”. Read more...

Nico Hulkenberg Loses Wing, Then Runs Over It

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bad luck for Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg this morning at the Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren’s Fernando Alonso collided with him early on in the race at Mirabeau, forcing him to come in for a new wing and rejoin towards the back of the pack. Read more...

I sat down with Mark Greene of the Cars Yeah Podcast to talk about Jalopnik.

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I sat down with Mark Greene of the Cars Yeah Podcast to talk about Jalopnik. You can listen to it here. Read more...

Race Cars Do Not Make Good Lawnmowers

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

At the end of the final practice session for the NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 300, Chad Boat spun out and cut into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s infield, where his splitter dug up a crap-ton of grass. Then the same thing happened to Boat during qualifying. Conclusion: race cars do not make good lawnmowers. Read more...

Sikorsky's S-97 "Raider" Pusher Prop Chopper Takes Its first Flight

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Sikorsky’s exotic S-97 coaxial rotor and pusher-prop scout and light attack helicopter took to the air for the first time Friday. Although the marketability of the S-97, a descendant of the X-2 and X-49 demonstrators, to the US Army is now in doubt, Sikorsky is betting hugely on the concept for its future. Read more...

This Website Lets You See All The Yachts At Monaco

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The rich and famous have gathered in Monaco for the Grand Prix, and now you can vicariously live their life of luxury thanks to MarineTraffic.com. The website allows you to click on the individual yachts and see their names photos, port call history, and more. Read more...

US Sending B-52s To Sweden As Russian Bombers Skirt Swedish Airspace

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

America is in tit-for-tat military escalations on two fronts: China in the east and Russia in the west. On Thursday, Russian bombers flew directly towards the Swedish coastline, abruptly turning away at the last moment. This came as it was announced the US will be flying B-52s to Sweden for a major exercise. Read more...

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