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Infiniti’s Prototype 9 is a modern electric car with 1940s retro racer roots

Days of thunder future past? Infiniti’s newest race car prototype is actually inspired by vintage race vehicles of the 1940s, with a torpedo-style sleek cylindrical body and offset wheels at the end of extended axes. The drivetrain of the so-called ‘Prototype 9,’ however, is all 2017: It’s an electric motor, combined with a 30 kWh battery pack. Here’s what I… Read More

Was Dale Earnhardt Sr. offered a starring role in ‘Days of Thunder?’

Watch the NASCAR cult classic Days of Thunder and it becomes apparent the film’s main antagonist, Rowdy Burns, shares many characteristics with seven-time Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt, one of NASCAR’s all-time greats who is revered...Show More Summary

It’s in the Details: On the Authenticity of Pixar’s "Cars" Franchise

There’s a moment at the end of the second act of Pixar’s “Cars 3” in which the movie delivers a punch to the face of Tom Cruise’s 1990 NASCAR flick “Days of Thunder” that will leave series racing fans laughing. If you weren’t a racing...Show More Summary

Leaked Audio of Donald Trump Talking About Food Safety Sounds a Lot Like a Monologue From Days of Thunder

12 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Monday, Gizmodo published leaked audio of a conversation between Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. During that discussion, Trump talked about increasing regulations on food imports. As Twitter user Michael Madowitz points out, to make his argument, Trump used an example of trade practices from Japan… Read more...

THE MUMMY: "This Is Bigger Than Anything I've Ever Done Before," Says Tom Cruise!

Tom Cruise has been a part of some huge, seminal movies. Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Mission: Impossible, War of The Worlds, and Minority Report to name a few. According to director Alex Kurtzman, Cruise thinks The Mummy is bigger than all of those. Show More Summary

Days of thunder return to Peahi

Days of thunder return to Peahi Sessions Watch all the high drama between the heats at Jaws. By Andrew Lewis on 23 November 2016

Nicole Kidman Recalls the First Time She Met Tom Cruise: 'My Jaw Dropped'

Nicole Kidman is telling the story of when she first met her ex husband Tom Cruise – during her audition for 1990s Days of Thunder. “I remember walking in, I remember being so nervous and seeing Tom Cruise drive up in a Porsche, I think it was,” Nicole recalled to People. “He got out of [...]

Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig to headline NASCAR-themed movie

A new NASCAR-themed movie is headed to theaters late next year, but it doesn't look like it will have much in common with "Talladega Nights" or "Days of Thunder." Set to star Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, and Seth MacFarlane, "Logan Lucky" will depict a heist at Charlotte Motor Speedway. According to early reports out of...

Channing Tatum To Star In Steven Soderbergh-Directed NASCAR Movie

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

We’re not exactly seeing the return of Cole Trickle or Ricky Bobby in the big screen, but this one could turn into something better than Days of Thunder and Talladega Nights. NASCAR has announced that it’s collaborating with Academy Award-winning Steven Soderbergh on a feature film called Logan Lucky. Show More Summary

Senator Fred Thompson, Dead At 73

Senator Fred Thompson, star of such films as Die Hard 2: Die Harder, The Hunt For Red October, and Days Of Thunder, has passed away at the age of 73. Known as both an iconic Republican senator, as well as a hard nosed authority figure in most of the roles he's played, Senator Thompson passed away due to a recurrence of Lymphoma. Show More Summary

Post-race damage: intentional or accidental?

HARRY HOGGE: Alright, while we’re still under a caution, I want you to go back out on that track and hit the pace car. COLE TRICKLE: Hit the pace car? HOGGE: Hit the pace car! The 1990 Tom Cruse blockbuster, Days of Thunder, isn’t my favorite racing movie, but above, are lines from my favorite [...]

Rubbin' Is Racin', Even In Austria: Video

According to the just and wise Harry Hogge, crew chief of Cole Trickle's Chevrolet Lumina race team in the 1990 motion picture "Days of Thunder," rubbin' is racin'. Well, that may often be the case in the gold ol' US of A, but the Germans aren't too fond of that adage. On the last lap of Sunday's Red Bull Ring DTM race, Audi driver Timo Scheider...

Kyle Busch Channels Cole Trickle In 'Days Of Thunder' Spoof: Video

Remember Cole Trickle? He was that promising open-wheel racer from California with a number of wins under his belt, but without the support of a big family name to pursue his dream of winning the Indy 500. He decides to jump over to NASCAR, and he becomes a polarizing young racer. Still, he manages to refocus and, with the help of his team, wins...

Kyle Busch pays homage to 'Days of Thunder' with M&M commercial

The legendary movie ‘Days of Thunder’ turned 25 this summer, so to pay homage to one of most important films about racing (...)

15 Fast Facts About 'Days of Thunder'

3 years agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

'Days of Thunder' was many people's first exposure to the high-octane, left-turning world of NASCAR

NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports Accelerating Microsoft Relationship with Windows 10

I started following NASCAR in my teens. The movie, “Days of Thunder” got me hooked. Next thing you know, I was spending my Sundays watching races. So writing this post – to announce the Windows 10/NASCAR/Hendrick Motorsports partnership  – is a dream come true for me. (Not to mention my seven year old son, who... Read more

25 years after 'Days of Thunder', a stunt driver remembers that time Tom Cruise destroyed a $100,000 camera

If there’s one thing a novice racer needs to know about stock cars, it’s that they’re built to turn left. Back in early 1990, while (...)

10 Days of Thunder

Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina May 15–24 Race from the ordinary at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina! Experience 10 Days of Thunder, featuring racing action under the lights for $1 million during the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the fifty-sixth running of NASCAR’s longest race, the Coca-Cola 600. Strap in and get […]

Jeff Gordon -- Hey Tom Cruise ... Bring Back Cole Trickle!

It's been 25 years since Cole Trickle punked Russ Wheeler and took the Daytona 500... but according to Jeff Gordon, it's time to get his ass back on the track... in a "Days of Thunder" sequel! FYI -- after the movie came out in 1990, there were…

Here's how Tom Cruise filmed the crazy plane-hanging stunt in the new 'Mission: Impossible'

Tom Cruise has always boasted that he does his own stunts. Whether it’s driving a race car in “Days of Thunder,” battling enemies with a samurai sword in “The Last Samurai”...... Or climbing the tallest building in the world, the Burj...Show More Summary

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