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Mike Hull Flattered By IndyCar Leadership Rumors, But Dismisses Idea

There’s been one rumor that’s stuck around despite Chip Ganassi Racing Managing Director Mike Hull’s statements otherwise: that Hull is one of the candidates to take over Derrick Walker’s role as IndyCar’s president of competition and operations. Hull insists someone else is needed in the role.
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Gawker Media’s SecureDrop Is Up and Running Again

A quick announcement: Gawker Media’s anonymous SecureDrop portal, which went down for a few days as we moved the server into our new office, is up and running again. If you have information or stories to share with any of Gawker Media’s sites—and want to remain as anonymous as possible—SecureDrop is for you. Detailed… » 8/03/15 3:08pm 27 minutes ago

Hyundai’s Hands-Free Liftgate System Is Laughably Bad

I recently went to the launch of the all-new Hyundai Tucson, which is the best compact SUV on the market. This took place in Minnesota, home to 10,000 lakes, and approximately 4.2 million angry mosquitos. http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/the-2016-hyund... » 8/03/15 3:00pm 36 minutes ago

Owner Of Bisected Aventador Wants To Sell His Car Halves For Art

Okay, time to pull out that folder in your file cabinet — the big gray one, not the little black one — labelled CARS, HALVED and find the printout of our story from 2013 about a Lamborghini Aventador that was split in half in a wreck. Well, it looks like things are finally settled, and the owner wants the two halves… » 8/03/15 2:17pm Today 2:17pm

Subaru USA Set A WRX/STI Sales Record In July 2015

Last month, Americans drove away from Subaru dealerships in 3,716 new WRXs and STIs, a record for the Impreza-based hot-hatch duo. Year-over-year volume jumped 85% in July 2015, an increase of 1,711 units for the Subaru brand, which shot up 11% to 50,517 total sales, the first time since last August that Subaru Of… » 8/03/15 2:05pm Today 2:05pm

The Jeep Wrangler Is Unapologetically Bad And That's What Makes It Great

The Jeep Wrangler is still the quintessential American off-roader. It’s also gawky, inefficient, and built to the standards of a cereal box toy. But we buy Wranglers in droves, love them like pets, and hang on to them like heirlooms. I think that proves there’s a little car enthusiast in all of us. » 8/03/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: PC Upgrades, Fire TV Stick, UE MEGABOOM, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/03/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Here's Your Go-To Graphic To Understand The Air Force Fighter Inventory

If you want to quantify the fleet size and squadron structure of every type of U.S. Air Force fighter aircraft in service — and why wouldn’t you! — this graphic is your awesome go-to guide. It also gives you a great visual idea of really how big our fighter force is, or how small, depending on how you look at it… » 8/03/15 12:28pm Today 12:28pm

Earth's Largest Classic Car Junkyard Is A Lush Automotive Paradise

Old Car City in White, Ga. is 34 acres of pure automotive heaven. A beautiful landscape filled with Packards, Hudsons, Edsels, AMCs, Kaisers, Studebakers, DeSotos, and even some old euro treasures, this 80 year old former car dealership is where wilderness meets automobile. And boy is it beautiful. » 8/03/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

What Does Everyone Get Wrong About Car Enthusiasts?

Like almost any group of diverse people connected by a common interest — people erotically drawn to tacos, cat lovers, those tiny house people who now own Facebook — there’s a lot of sweeping generalizations made about those of us who love cars. What are the (usually wrong) assumptions you hear most often? » 8/03/15 11:40am Today 11:40am