More than a year after former NASCAR driver Greg Biffle’s ex-wife and former mother-in-law filed a lawsuit against him alleging that he ran secret cameras in their bedrooms and master bathroom, a North Carolina jury found him guilty of invasion of privacy on Monday. The jury ordered that Biffle pay them $1.
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso had a big announcement hyped up for Tuesday, leaving us to wonder whether it was about IndyCar or him starting an Instagram account for his cat that doesn’t get enough internet time. At last, the announcement was that Alonso won’t race in F1 next year.
The 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is terrifying, no matter the circumstances. It was made to be a drag-strip nightmare, and it is—as far as cars straight from the factory are concerned. The Toyota Prius is also terrifying, when stuck behind it in traffic while in a hurry.
This week in “Gnarliest Ways to Show the World How Rich You Are,” someone actually commissioned a surfboard with a 24-karat gold trim to carry around on their Rolls-Royce. Rolls will feature it at an event showing off its “exquisite motor vehicles for the influential and wealthy,” because of course it will.
The white, steel-bodied Ford Mustang that finished fifth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway over the summer was never supposed to do well. It was never supposed to race, even.
Perhaps in attempts to rival Formula E as “world’s quietest racing series” so everyone will shut up about that noise stuff, Formula One motorsport boss Ross Brawn said recently F1 could go all-electric within 10 years. But Formula E would like F1 to step off, because it apparently can’t try that until 2039.
The U.S. Department of Justice wasn’t thrilled that a Georgia sheriff bought a 707-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat with federal funds, demanding he reimburse the nearly $70,000 he spent. The DOJ got its money back, but local outlets report that the sheriff’s department just used county tax dollars on it instead.
Modern car technology is like medicine. It gives you a benefit you may or may not need, in exchange for a long list of side effects and “ask so-and-so about this before doing this.” Case in point: these recommendations from USA Today, which say to store car keys in a microwave or fridge to thwart hackers.
Have you ever dreamed of having not one, but two, big, overpriced American drag cars for the street, so powerful that somebody had to sign off on their potential danger upon buying them? Maybe one for yourself and one for your significant other, or one for yourself and another one for yourself?
The Ford Fusion is on its way out in the North American market, meaning it doesn’t make sense for Ford to keep running a Fusion-wrapped rear-wheel-drive V8 on the track every weekend in NASCAR’s top series. Ford’s bringing in the Mustang, which there are actually 10 million of, to take its place next year.
From some people trying to steal utility poles by latching them to the hood of an SUV to others getting DUIs while riding horses, Florida crime is something most of us will never understand—except for the cows, it seems. The cows have this down so well that they actually helped police catch someone in a car chase.
Ford said this week that it has made 10 million Mustangs, across 54 years and six generations of one of America’s most iconic muscle cars. Ford gave no word on whether this was the result of a head-to-head battle to produce more Mustangs than onlookers can produce jokes about them peeling out of Cars and Coffee.
Things got more serious than usual at the NASCAR-sanctioned Bowman Gray Stadium in North Carolina over the weekend, where videos show a local police officer pulling a gun on a driver who hit another car under caution. Both drivers were suspended, and police said afterward they were investigating the incident.
Ferrari came to the 2016 Paris Motor Show with four special cars, each styled in a way reminiscent of famous drivers of its cars. There was the Stirling Moss F12 Berlinetta, the Michael Schumacher 488 GTB, the David Piper 488 Spider and the Steve McQueen California T. But according to a recent lawsuit by McQueen’s…
Aside from the warm, dark-colored gunk and the sometimes extensive cleanup afterward, changing your own oil is supposed to be a simple task that saves a bit of money. But with a Lamborghini Huracan, you can throw all of that knowledge—and some cash for routine service—out the window.
After his arrest for driving under the influence and possession of the opioid painkiller oxycodone, NASCAR CEO Brian France announced Monday that he’ll be taking an “indefinite leave of absence.” NASCAR announced that its executive vice president Jim France, Brian France’s uncle, will take the spot.
Nashville police arrested two teenagers last Wednesday, after a press release from the department said they attempted to carjack two women that day. The statement said the teens ultimately failed both times, with the second being because the car had a manual transmission. They had to run away on foot.
At its top levels, NASCAR is a constant contest of trying to find the best and most creative ways to cheat. This time around, NASCAR had to crack down on teams deliberately designing paint schemes meant to trick its inspection system, which determines whether cars are following the rulebook.
Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who turned 69 earlier this year, was hospitalized in Austria for a “severe cough” recently and wound up getting a lung transplant. He’s recovering, according to a statement from the hospital, which also said he’s “improved continuously” since the surgery.
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship standout Katherine Legge is about to go up against a field of 40 NASCAR stock cars, and plenty of other women are out there setting records in their respective disciplines. Here are some of the great things women in motorsports are up to lately.