This T-33 Named "Ace Maker" Almost Gave Me A Buzz Cut 

One of the hottest air show acts in the country is Greg "Wired" Colyer's T-33 Shooting Star, nicknamed "Ace Maker." Throughout the show season, I do some photo work with Greg and the resulting shots never seems to disappoint. Credit to my friend Julie for the video below of Greg giving us a very close look at Ace… » 3/29/15 5:18pm Today 5:18pm

Is This Cheap Aston Martin Vantage Worth Restoring To Its Former Glory?

There's an old saying that applies here - money can't buy taste. While that may be true in certain instances, the seller of this questionably modified Aston Martin V8 Vantage at least got the car model right. And now it can be yours, for way less than any other running Aston Martin on the market. Should it be… » 3/29/15 2:58pm Today 2:58pm

eBay Challenge: The Best Wagons For Less Than $10,000

A sedan with a hatchback is the ultimate utilization of the space of an automotive frame. It's the most you can get without having it look like some weird conversion van. Remember those? That's why this week I'm asking you to find the best examples of wagons on eBay, for under a $10,000 budget. Do your family proud. » 3/29/15 2:02pm Today 2:02pm

Freightliner SuperTruck More Than Doubles The Average Big Rig's MPG

After five years and $115 million of development, the Freightliner SuperTruck is Daimler's answer to a lofty challenge set by the Department Of Energy: "improve semi-truck fuel economy by at least 50 percent." This concept blows that benchmark out of the water. » 3/29/15 1:24pm Today 1:24pm

USS Fitzgerald Races Through The Water During Underway Replenishment

This amazing photograph, posted by the US Mission to NATO, shows the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) pulling alongside the oiler USNS Pecos during an underway replenishment operation. A good tripod, some awesome timing, and a long shutter lag, and we are transported right into the high-seas… » 3/29/15 11:42am Today 11:42am

GT3 Cars Temporarily Banned From Nürburgring Following Accident

The Deutsche Motor Sport Bund has ruled that GT3 and GT4 cars have been temporarily banned from Nürburgring competition following yesterday's tragic accident, where one spectator was killed. » 3/29/15 11:42am Today 11:42am

Kyle Larson Fainted In Autograph Session; Will Miss Today's Race

According to Fox Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson was taken to the hospital yesterday after fainting in an autograph session. Hoardes of people are certainly a nerve-wracking experience, but this was apparently a serious enough faint for him to miss today's race. » 3/29/15 10:56am Today 10:56am

A Mercedes Didn't Win The Malaysian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel isn't just following in the steps of Schumacher and driving for his dream team this year. Oh, no. He's the man who finally broke up the streak of "which Mercedes is going to win today?" Give this Ferrari-driving pointy-finger enthusiast a hug for me, will ya? » 3/29/15 10:18am Today 10:18am

Who Races In Pirelli World Challenge? Old Hats, Fresh Meat And A Roush

Pirelli World Challenge is one of the fastest growing series right now, and they've got their second race of the season coming up this weekend at St. Petersburg. So, who's racing there, besides the already famous dudes like Eversley and Estré? We sat down with a few drivers to ask how they got into PWC at their… » 3/29/15 9:58am Today 9:58am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, Mar. 28-29, 2015

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 3/29/15 9:29am Today 9:29am

Woman In Rolling Sebring Passed Out Cold On San Diego Freeway

Now, before we all jump to very reasonable and probable conclusions about intoxication, please keep in mind this woman was driving a Sebring, and passing out cold is just part of the driving experience. That said, it's lucky she didn't get killed/kill anyone, and that CHP officer handled this remarkably well. » 3/29/15 1:40am Today 1:40am

Your Ridiculously Awesome RUF CTR Yellowbird Wallpaper Is Here 

Very appropriate since I'm sitting here in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this late 1980s Ruf Automobile modified RUF CTR Porsche 911 Yellowbird is hanging out in front of some long cacti. Most likely desert kept, I would love to wind this through the gulches and atop the mesas of the New Mexican landscape. » 3/28/15 6:31pm Yesterday 6:31pm

Second Air War Erupts In Middle East With Wide Ranging Implications

The Middle East got even more complicated this week as Saudi Arabia launched air strikes across Yemen as parts of that country fall into the hands of a Shiite militia group known as the Houthi. The implications of this new campaign go far beyond Yemen's borders and it could be just a preview of a regional standoff… » 3/28/15 5:10pm Yesterday 5:10pm

The Blancpain GT Series Is Sending Their Best Cars To America In 2016

Like Pirelli World Challenge, the Blancpain GT series has a ton of different cars, all competing on the same track. Blancpain GT uses GT3 cars as well, making it a wonderland of variety. They've recently struck a deal with PWC to bring Blancpain GT champions to America. Rejoice! » 3/28/15 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm