Kimi Raikkonen’s down to his last few races with the Ferrari Formula One team before heading to Sauber, but he reminded everyone not to count him out just yet on Sunday. In an unpredictable, edge-of-your-seat type of U.S. Grand Prix, Raikkonen won his first F1 race since 2013 while Lewis Hamilton’s fifth-career title…
Fayetteville, Arkansas outlet 40/29 News reported on Oct. 15 that maintenance crews had to go check on a bridge about an hour away from the city after a bus that was more than three times the weight limit drove across it. The bridge, built in 1949 and called Beaver Bridge, is wooden and has one lane—perfect for a…
The Formula One driver championship is essentially decided, with leader Lewis Hamilton only needing score eight points more than Sebastian Vettel to clinch his fifth title. So, no, that’s not the close, exciting battle battle at this weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix. The real battle is Max Verstappen versus the kerbs.
Formula One may be making its one stop of the year in America this weekend, but there’s another red, white and blue flag that’s important to this particular U.S. Grand Prix: the one British F1 star Lewis Hamilton could wave to celebrate his fifth series title on Sunday. He’ll start first in pursuit of that title.
Well, would you look at that. We’ve all miraculously survived an entire year since the last U.S. Grand Prix, and to celebrate, Texas is giving us cold and rainy weather for the week of. How kind. Anyway, time flies, which is why you should make the most of it by joining Jalopnik for our annual Formula One party in…
Look, if you’re only going to watch one Formula One race a year, you might as well do it this weekend, when the lone American race on the calendar (for now) comes to Austin, Texas. Here’s what to expect ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.
There’s a lot at steak as a human. If you break something, those involved will try to milk you dry financially—even when you really needed to punch that wall or kick that breakable item. But when you’re a cow? When you’re a cow, you can just moove it and groove it to your local car dealership and wreak havoc.
In case the, you know, McLaren didn’t signal your wealth to the world loudly and proudly enough already, the company is badging its yet-to-debut, $2.3-million, three-seat McLaren Speedtail in “a range of optional finishes” such as 18-karat white gold paired with carbon fiber. McLaren’s calling it a “Badge of Honour.”
On Wednesday, I wrote about the 1,000-horsepower 2019 Yenko Camaro package and its addition of a “non-functional scoop and grille” to the factory car. As I said then, and as I still say now, everyone loves a non-functional scoop and grille! Just plug that into an online image search and you’ll understand.
Was the 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon not powerful enough for you, or is that just what you’re telling everyone because you’re ashamed of not ordering one in time? Swing by your local Chevrolet dealership soon, then, because the 1,000 horsepower 2019 Yenko Camaro is your chance for redemption.
Recent reports claim driver Guy Edwards, who ran 11 Formula One races over three years in the 1970s, has died at age 75. Corrections to those reports came out Tuesday morning, with Motorsport.com’s saying a “former colleague of Guy’s was able to track him down ... and confirm that he is very much still with us.” Oops.
The state of car colors in America is bleak. Despite some automakers offering a decent color or two, U.S. streets are overrun by black, white, gray and silver cars. But the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is here to highlight those black and white streets like required reading for school, with Blinding Yellow as a factory color.
We know. You have Camaro dreams but face a reality of parenthood, where cars with two doors and sporty rooflines can be a detriment to loading up the kids. Chevy came to the rescue by blowing the Camaro’s exterior up like a balloon and into the 2019 Blazer, but it’ll cost you: This thing apparently tops out at…
The Mercedes-Benz AMG performance division said two years ago that it would make a $3 million Formula One car for the road, built with the engine used in a series often called the pinnacle of motorsport. But it’s not so easy to tone down an F1 engine to the point that it can share stop lights with the Ford Fusions of…
A corner worker died in a crash at the recently renamed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca during a track day over the weekend, the track confirmed to Jalopnik on Monday. A track spokesperson gave no other information on the worker or on what happened in the incident.
Why, hello, you there, do you happen to have a 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS? Of course you don’t! But if you did, this guy would trade you a big chunk of his waterfront property in Florida for it. Maybe next time.
After an officiating miscommunication led to this year’s Formula One Canadian Grand Prix ending a full two laps early, F1 announced Friday that it won’t rely on us humans to end races anymore. A computer will get the responsibility instead, and digital checkered flags will be the new norm.
Red Bull’s motorsport program will let MotoGP riders test Formula One cars for publicity and all of that junk, but you better believe the privilege isn’t the same the other way around. When Red Bull F1 driver Max Verstappen asked to get on a racing bike for fun, the team shut that idea down because it’s too dangerous.
A Virginia teenager driving his mother’s Kia Soul in July saw smoke and pulled over. He said the “whole car went up in flames” in about five minutes, burning to a shell of its former self. Hundreds of others reported similar, prompting an advocacy group to demand Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million vehicles.
It supposedly costs about $20,000 to change the oil in a Bugatti Veyron, which admittedly looks like a big enough pain to warrant that much. But that’s also the day price to rent Bugatti’s aging but still terrifyingly powerful supercar, in case you had some loose change and weren’t sure how to use it.