Jay Leno Helps The Petersen Crowdfund Their Car Restoration

Jay Leno, the world’s highest-profile “car guy,” included the Petersen Automotive Museum in his most recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. Aired on April 26, the show covered a rare 1948 Davis Divan and The Petersen’s quest to restore it via the Indiegogo crowdfunding website. » 4/27/15 7:48am 26 minutes ago

Garbage People On Twitter Are Mocking Kurt Busch's Ex After Race Win

The Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll domestic violence allegations ended on a messy note. There wasn’t enough evidence to press criminal charges against ex-boyfriend Busch, but there was enough to assign Driscoll a protective order. Now, garbage people are using Busch’s latest NASCAR win as a reason to taunt Driscoll. » 4/26/15 8:33pm Yesterday 8:33pm

Kurt Busch's Win Is Not Redemption For Domestic Violence Allegations

Some of the commentators covering Kurt Busch’s phenomenal driving as of late have uncomfortably tried to frame it as a Cinderella-style comeback. Mike Joy cranked that awkwardness up to 11 today, declaring Busch’s Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 win as going “from suspension to redemption.”
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The New Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Demands That You Go Faster

Some cars just beg of you, plead with you to go faster. That’s what Matt Sanders of Autocar thought of the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 after driving one flat out on track. The fruit of Lambo’s first factory racing effort works better at higher speeds. Go faster. Why aren’t you going faster? You should be going faster. » 4/26/15 2:33pm Yesterday 2:33pm

Go-Karts Are Serious Business

Ah, go-karts. One of many preferred gathering places of car nerds everywhere. Go-karts are such a nice, relaxing activity to do with your fri—wait. Wait. Hold up right there. We’re going karting? I HAVE TO WIN THIS AND I WILL PUNT YOU OUT OF THE WAY IF YOU’RE SLOW.
» 4/26/15 1:24pm Yesterday 1:24pm

Libya May Be A Mess But Their MiG-23 Pilots Seem To Be Having A Ball  

Libya is deep in turmoil, but their MiG-23 Flogger pilots seem to have found a bright spot, judging by these ultra low-level flyby videos. The touchy swing-wing MiG-23 is disappearing from service around the world, but Libya has kept a portion of their Soviet-era fleet operational through the chaos that continues to… » 4/26/15 12:47pm Yesterday 12:47pm

Why Buy A Ford Taurus When This Ridiculous V10 Audi S6 Is Way Less? 

The mid-2000s were a fun time for luxury automakers, because they took their most potent, race-bred engines and shoehorned them into their most unassuming sedans. One of the sleepers that so eloquently flew under the radar was this Audi S6 with a crazy V10 engine, which can now be yours for less than the price of a… » 4/26/15 11:11am Yesterday 11:11am

What Did The Ancient Roman Condiment Known As Garum Taste Like?

There once was a condiment completely beloved by the Western world, but today, it has almost completely vanished. It was slathered on everything, and everyone went nuts over it. You might be thinking it’s gone, but it isn’t. You can still get garum, sort of. If you try really hard, or are willing to pay for it. » 4/26/15 10:50am Yesterday 10:50am

You Can Now See The 24 Hours Of LeMons Race At Barber From Space

The 24 Hours of LeMons is used to seeing participants’ cars show up on Google Maps, but this is the first time an entire event has made the cut. Here’s this year’s ‘Shine Country Classic, right here on Google Maps. Tinker around, zoom in and marvel at LeMons’ preference for purple canopies. » 4/26/15 10:49am Yesterday 10:49am

Pastor Maldonado Blames His Gargantuan Balls For His Tendency To Crash

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has developed somewhat of a reputation for crashing during his Formula One career, which even spawned his own personal crash counter. Maldonado is certain why he crashes, though: he’s got the biggest balls of them all. » 4/26/15 9:44am Yesterday 9:44am

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Rained Out For Second Week In A Row

Mother Nature has not been kind to NASCAR lately. After last weekend’s wild rain-fueled ride, this weekend has been delayed entirely to the next day. Miss today’s Sprint Cup action? You missed exactly nothing. The entire race has been postponed to 1:00 PM ET Sunday on Fox. » 4/26/15 7:54am Yesterday 7:54am