Social media and many not-so-reliable news outlets are running the headline that an aircraft, which many claim was Russian, was shot down after it crossed into Turkish airspace. At this point in time, aside from some Twitter users who supposedly witnessed something exploding near the border, we cannot corroborate… »
When the Porsche Cayman GT4 came around earlier this year, there were whispers that the new car could outshine the 911 GT3. With only the option of a manual transmission, the GT4 entered the scene boasting 385 horsepower and top speed of 183 mph. The car does borrow from its Porsche relative, the 911, by virtue of its »
Happy Bathurst Day, race fans. It’s that special day of the year where skill is put to the test for 161 laps of the world’s best race track. 26 pairs will start, but only one will know that feeling of glory at the end of the day. »
Are you checking out any car events this weekend? Races, Cars & Coffee, Drive-Ins, or what have you, drop your pictures here. Hopefully it’s not as wet as the Charlotte, North Carolina Cars & Coffee. »
Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One driver Carlos Sainz Jr. had the brownest of code browns this morning in Free Practice 3: he hit a wall, sending him into and under the barriers at the end of the track at Sochi Autodrom. Miraculously, Sainz was fine after the crash and has been cleared to race tomorrow. »
When your mission is to explore the realms beyond earth, sometimes things get weird. Really weird. Like, lawsuits over Mars and conspiracy-feeding video mistakes levels of weird. Welcome to the stranger side of NASA. »
Well folks, it turns out that Jeremy Clarkson is not trolling Top Gear with the name of his, James May and Richard Hammond’s new show. »
Australia’s Sunshine Coast was surprised yesterday when a pair of RAAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo jets came screaming in low, just off the beach, in a trailing tactical formation. The huge jets approached maneuvering hard and executed a tight turn right over the ocean side town of Noosa before continuing on their… »
Quick post to remind you the Jalopnik supported NISMO Spotter Guide for the 6hours of Fuji is available for this weekend’s race.
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Muscle cars have plenty of ride height, beefy tires, and plenty of rear-drive power. Sounds like a perfect rallycross car to me. »
Hello everyone, and welcome to Letters to Marvin, your weekly Oppo column wherein someone submits a letter to Douglas DeMuro, and then Marvin responds with helpful, reasonable advice that makes the world a better place. »
Adrian Flack nudged his brother Damien Flack on the ultra-fast Conrod Straight in an Aussie Racing Cars support race for the Bathurst 1000. Damien’s car flipped end over end in a massive aerial crash, leaving Damien with broken ribs, a punctured lung and a race car on fire, according to Fox reporter Chris Stubbs.
Russia’s Mi-24P “Hind” attack helicopters are now operating over Syria, as clearly shown in new videos. They showed up in force with intermediate level bombing with dumb-bombs and whipping around at a couple dozen feet above the ground, popping flares and firing on, well, something, with rockets and cannon fire.
I probably don’t have to tell you that desert racing’s hot. Sometimes it’s so hot your truck catches fire in the middle of a pit stop, but this seriously professional pit crew isn’t about to let a little spontaneous conflagration slow ‘em down. »