Alonso: The McLaren's Steering Locked Up, And The Wind Story Is Crap

McLaren Honda Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been cleared to race after suffering a concussion in testing, and boy, did he have some bombs to drop about that accident during Thursday's press conference. It wasn't from a gust of wind: the steering actually locked up and sent him into the wall. » 3/26/15 7:35pm 11 minutes ago

​Aston Martin Suing Henrik Fisker Over Design Infringement

Aston Martin is taking Henrik Fisker to court over the Thunderbolt concept, with Aston claiming he blatantly copied trademarked design elements in his one-off creation and misrepresented the underpinnings of the concept. [UPDATE] » 3/26/15 6:46pm Today 6:46pm

Bathing In Your Own Sweat Sucks Way Less When You Win The Race

Modern race cars often come equipped with cool suits that circulate water through tubes close to the driver's skin, making hot, muggy locales like Sebring somewhat bearable. Sometimes they fail. Stevenson Motorsports' number 6 Chevrolet Camaro became a rolling sauna on the grid, but they won anyway. » 3/26/15 6:15pm Today 6:15pm

Truck ID Helps Nab Chronic Masturbator Named Dick In Tickle Creek

Those of you who keep track of all the chronic masturbators I write about on Jalopnik may remember this creepy-ass, Chevy truck-driving public Onanist. Well, good news! Thanks to an ID on his truck, he's been caught! And his last name is Dick, and was caught after exposing himself in a place called Tickle Creek. How… » 3/26/15 4:54pm Today 4:54pm

Living On And Off Road With The 2015 Chevy Colorado And GMC Canyon

Sometimes I feel like a shitty Texan because I'm not a truck guy. I don't normally have much use for huge trucks and I don't really enjoy driving them. I'd rather do a track day in some hot hatch or cheap sports car than go off-roading. But after two weeks of driving a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon back to… » 3/26/15 4:16pm Today 4:16pm

The lost art of the old-school racing gearbox

Every race car has a gearbox of some kind, and quite a few have a Hewland cantilevered off the back. And yet few have the time or skill required to take one apart and make the fiddly bits right. Its ancestor is the innovative Beetle transaxle, its legend was forged in competition by being bolted into virtually… » 3/26/15 3:52pm Today 3:52pm

Infrared Search And Track Systems And The Future Of The US Fighter Force

Lockheed has a new modular sensor system for combat aircraft dubbed the "Legion Pod" that aims at plugging a major hole in US air warfare capability. It provides a bolt-on Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for optically hunting down enemy aircraft, especially stealthy ones, that our radars have trouble detecting. » 3/26/15 3:21pm Today 3:21pm

The Porsche 919 Now Comes In The Right Color; Must Now Win Le Mans

Shut. The. Front. Door. Shut down the Internet. Drop everything. And look at this. Porsche just showed off its trio of Le Mans-bound 919 LMP1 race cars, and they finally painted one in the right color. This car is pretty much guaranteed to win. Place all bets on #17. (Oh, and they've got black and white cars, too.) » 3/26/15 3:02pm Today 3:02pm

Chevy's Secret HoverTrax Floating Car Leaked Due To Website Error 

I knew it. GM's been sitting on hovercar technology for years, and they're just about to release it. How do I know? Because some IT person got sloppy and pushed the HoverTrax images to Chevy's website before the announcement at the New York Auto Show. I mean, just look! That's a hovering Trax! » 3/26/15 2:37pm Today 2:37pm

Save 51% on the Code Black Drone w/ HD Camera + Crash Pack 

The Code Black Drone is back in stock after selling out in a matter of days, and Jalopnik readers can grab it for 50% off. Right now, you can also get a complete crash pack with spare blades, lights, and motors so you don't have to sweat the crashes - just enjoy the flight. » 3/24/15 4:16pm Tuesday 4:16pm