Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
According to German publication BimmerToday, BMW waited in the shadows until the last Valencia Orange Z4 Roadster rolled off the line before quietly ending production of the E89 forever last week.
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Anyone with even a passing interest in cooking knows that All-Clad is the brand you want in your kitchen when it comes to skillets and pots. Made in America and carrying a lifetime warranty, you’d probably see their wares in the kitchens of most of your favorite restaurants. One of their skillets is also the single…
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Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Lincoln could let you pretend to be a crime fighter like the Green Hornet only just a little farther down the visible spectrum. Let’s see if this wild custom’s price tag could be construed as a crime worth fighting.
Today, in “is someone cutting onions nearby?” news, Kyle Larson opted to dedicate his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win to his the family of racer and friend Bryan Clauson. Clauson passed away earlier this month from injuries sustained in a dirt track crash.
The ending of Sunday’s WeatherTech Sports Car Championship race at Virginia International Raceway took a page from IMSA’s kissing cousins over at NASCAR. Contact during the race led to a post-race spat, with one angry driver seeking revenge on the cool-down lap.
Ford issued a recall of more than 88,000 vehicles on Wednesday due to their potential to stall without warning while driving—and be unable to restart—or fail to start at all. The recall includes all Ford Police Interceptor sedans built in Ford’s Chicago plant from 2011 to 2015, and it wasn’t the only one they made.
Mark Webber toasted his fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo’s second place Formula One Belgian Grand Prix finish with a celebratory “shoey:” a champagne chug out of Ricciardo’s shoe. Nothing says guy love like being able to down another man’s foot-funk.
Sorry, guys. Isettas aren’t approved to run in WTSC. You’re going to need to keep all three wheels on your BMW.
Five people were injured in San Gabriel, California after the driver of dump truck lost consciousness and crashed into eight different cars while being chased by terrified motorists.
When traveling tens of thousands of feet above ground and in a small, cramped cabin, airplane scares are the last thing a person wants. But that’s what the passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight got on Saturday, when the view out of the window showed an obvious malfunction to one of the plane’s engines.
Both Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso showed why they’re past Formula One world champions today. Hamilton charged forward to a podium third-place finish and Alonso hauled his McLaren up to seventh place—after starting on the back row in 21st and 22nd, respectively.
This 1963 S3 Continental was the last coach-built car from Bentley, giving it a quality and grace that isn’t anything like a modern car. Charles Morgan wonders if the car even has a place in the real world anymore.
Renault Formula One drver Kevin Magnussen lost the back end of his car at the top of the Raidillon hill at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, spinning at high speed into the wall at Turn 4. Magnussen’s left ankle was cut on impact, and he has been sent to a local hospital for further evaluation. [UPDATED]