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Circuit Of The Americas Apparently Wants A NASCAR Race

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’ve watched any American stock-car racing lately, you might have noticed a few changes in NASCAR for the 2017 race season. But Circuit of The Americas chairman Bobby Epstein wants things to get even weirder in the future, because it sounds like he really, really wants NASCAR to come to Austin. Read more...

This Is Why Force India's New F1 Car Has The Most Awkward Front End In Racing

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Formula One is a sport of function over form if there was one, and the form Force India’s new VJM10 Formula One racer certainly could’ve turned out better in the front—or maybe not, according to Autosport. The VJM10's unique bump in its nose had to be there in order to exploit a certain part of the suspension rules. Read more...

Get Ready For A Daytona 500 Broken Up Into Stages

2 days agoVehicles / 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...

Williams' Real-Life 2017 Formula One Car Has A Giant Martini Billboard On The Back

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Williams Martini Racing finally showed off their 2017 Formula One car in the flesh. Unlike the renders unveiled earlier, the 2017 Williams FW40 now features a giant Martini billboard riding on its engine cover. Read more...

Daytona NASCAR Trucks Race Ends Just Like It Started: With A Huge Wreck

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Matt Crafton was leading tonight’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race until a last-lap crash sent him flying through the air, letting Kaz Grala through to win the race. Eighteen-year-old Grala now becomes the youngest winner ever at Daytona in any of NASCAR’s national series. Read more...

Mowing The Lawn At Daytona Is Impressively Messy

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The second stage of tonight’s NASCAR Camping World Trucks race at Daytona International Speedway was surprisingly clean, but they’re back into a mess with thirty laps to go. And boy, does this look messy. Read more...

Weekend mode: engage.

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Weekend mode: engage.

Daytona NASCAR Trucks Race Is A War Of Attrition After Only 20 Laps

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Johnny Sauter won NASCAR’s very first stage ever after only 20 laps of the Camping World Trucks season opener at Daytona International Speedway. That being said, how many of his opponents are going to be around for the next two stages? There have already been two big wrecks. Read more...

NASCAR Trucks Make It Exactly One Lap Before Huge Wreck

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Tonight’s NASCAR truck race at Daytona knocked out seven drivers after just one lap in an incident that brought the typical superspeedway mayhem to fans a little earlier than anyone might have expected. Read more...

La voiture des gens.

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

La voiture des gens.

Comment Of The Day: Ultimate Set Of Tools Edition

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When that Jeep Wagoneer got dragged out of a Cape Cod sand dune today after 40 years of sitting static, it looked pretty rough. Too bad Jeff Spicoli wasn’t around to tune it up. Read more...

The 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Is What Happens When You Add A Track Package To A Track Monster

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Chevy’s ZL1 is already a total monster on the track, but now the brand is offering a 1LE performance package which could very possibly mean we all need to brace ourselves for the beastliest Camaro to ever hit the streets. Read more....

Here's Jeremy Clarkson Watching His Own Very First Top Gear Appearance

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Say what you will about Jeremy Clarkson nowadays. He’s too bombastic, too silly, too formulaic – but it’s a formula that works. If you don’t believe me, just watch his very first Top Gear appearance, and watch his own face as he sees it. Fair warning, the clip from the original show is deeply strange. Read more...

Watch The Dukes Of Hazzard Dodge Charger Catch Air And Crash In Downtown Detroit

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The bright-orange 1969 Dodge Charger R/T that raised hell on TV in the hands of the Dukes of Hazzard has to be one of the most famous hero cars in fiction, mayeb behind Doc Brown’s DeLorean. This week we got to see it get air one more time, in real life, in the middle of Detroit. Read more...

Actually, Convertibles Are Good

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As a person who likes sports cars with vigorous driving characteristics, I often find myself pointing towards closed vehicles. Hardtops. Fixed-head coupés. But I must admit, gazing deep into the deepest corners of my shadowy heart, that convertibles are good. Read more...

Inside DARPA's Plan To Create GPS Systems For Undersea Submarines 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GPS is one of those amazing technologies we use every day and kind of take for granted, allowing us to navigate our hometowns and any other destination without really having to think about it. But what many people don’t realize is GPS signals don’t penetrate seawater, making the already difficult act of undersea… Read more...

Here's What A Jeep Wagoneer Looks Like After 40 Years Under A Sand Dune

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Sometime around 1977, a classic Jeep Wagoneer became entombed after a sand dune in Truro, Massachusetts shifted and engulfed a garage. Now, after four decades, the Jeep has been removed from the garage, and holy shit, does it look terrible. Read more...

Thank God The 2017 Jeep Compass Is So Much Better Than The Old One 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re looking for a cheap, small, relatively fuel-efficient crossover that can hold its own on and off-road, the 2017 Jeep Compass is the Jeep to get. Yes, more so than the Renegade. The Compass looks great, offers a roomy and comfortable interior, and goes a long way to healing the shame we all felt for the… Read more...

For Six Hours Only, Save $10 On Almost Any $50 eBay Order

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ebay’s running another sitewide flash sale, for six hours only this afternoon. Promo code CFEBFLASH10OFF will take $10 off almost any $50 eBay order when you pay with PayPal. The only exclusions are gift cards, real estate, and actual money (dammit), but everything else is fair game. Read more...

This Is Why Salt Eats Your Car

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Whether it’s used to melt ice on the road or comes in on the ocean breeze, every car owner knows that salt is the enemy. Salt is where rust comes from, and rust is a killer of cars. Road de-icing methods alone cause $3 billion in rust damage annually, as AAA notes. But why is salty slush so much worse than plain… Read more...

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