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Greetings From Belle Isle: Crashed Camaros and Brakeless Bimmers

2 days agoVehicles / 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 

2 days agoVehicles / 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

2 days agoVehicles / 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

2 days agoVehicles / 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

2 days agoVehicles / 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

2 days agoVehicles / 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

2 days agoVehicles / 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.

2 days agoVehicles / 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

3 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

3 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

3 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 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

3 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...

Happy Memorial Day From America's Lost Manufacturers

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Memorial Day is one of America’s greatest holidays and I can’t think of a better way to kick-off the summer than by honoring all those who have served our nation. Usually, we do so by engorging ourselves with hot dogs, cheap beer, and a myriad of bad decisions — hallmarks of any true American holiday. Show More Summary

Max Verstappen Liked The Wall So Much That He Took It With Him

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One driver Max Verstappen had a moment in qualifying today where he spun out and ate a little wall with one of his rear tires. As you can see, he didn’t want to give that wall back. Read more...

Just What In The Hell Is A Jalopnik Anyway? 

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A little more than a decade ago, a man with a passion for cars, quirky writing, and hair as soft as a baby’s butt created a website. That man was Mike Spinelli, and that website was Jalopnik. But just what in the hell is a Jalopnik, and how has it evolved to become your #1 toilet reading material? Read more...

Passive Aggressive Notes Explain Bike-Parking Laws

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The internet loves photos of passive-aggressive notes left for bad parkers, and now they get a two-for-one. After a cyclist posted a note for a “bike thief,” he received a succinct response from someone else with a Sharpie. Extra kudos for use of the word “bozo.” Read more...

Lewis Hamilton's Pole Lap Shows Just How Insane Monaco Is

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

How balls-out crazy is the Monaco Grand Prix, exactly? This ride along on Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes for his pole position-winning lap will show you just how absurdly close all the Formula One cars this weekend have to get to the walls to put down a fast lap of the impossibly narrow, windy street circuit. Read more...

Handy Infographic Explains Different Drivetrain Layouts

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The fine folks at CARnold Blog made this infographic explaining how each drivetrain works and the pros and cons of each. It’s got something for auto-novices and die-hard gearheads. Read more...

The USAF Thunderbirds Soar Over Manhattan In These Awesome Images

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As part of New York’s Fleet Week, Memorial Day, and to promote the Bethpage Air Show this weekend, the USAF Thunderbirds roared high above New York City in their signature six-ship delta formation. A F-16D also whizzed around to capture these awesome photos. Read more...

Why Men Get Into Twice As Many Fatal Car Accidents As Women

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As a comic who goes to a lot of open mics, I’ve heard just about every “women are bad drivers” joke there is. And now, thanks to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, we know that those jokes aren’t just hacky, they’re also factually inaccurate. Read more...

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