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 22 minutes ago

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

Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg Street Course Looks Surprisingly Tracklike

Most of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg looks like your average street course: tight walls, high fences and big city buildings in the background. But then, a surprise: it opens up around the pits. You can see the Pirelli World Challenge and IndyCar races on TV, but here's what it looks like from inside the car. » 3/28/15 1:03pm Yesterday 1:03pm

World War II Bomber Drops Human Munitions Over Chicago

The Flying Fortress was made famous in its role in the Daylight Strategic Bombing Campaign of WWII and the post-war movies, like Memphis Belle, that made it an icon. Now this B-17 is no longer avoiding anti-aircraft fire or enemy fighters but has exchanged its explosive warheads in order to drop people from the bomb… » 3/28/15 12:01pm Yesterday 12:01pm

Are NASCAR Teams Drilling Holes In Their Own Tires?

There's a rumor floating around the NASCAR paddock that teams are drilling tiny holes in their tires to maintain a more even tire pressure throughout the race, according to USA Today. I'm not sure how that would work without exploding into a horrifying tire-ball, but then again, I'm not a master of clever cheatin'. » 3/28/15 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

The EA-6B Prowler's Last Cruise Is Showcased In These Exclusive Photos

Last November, VAQ-134 'Garudas' flew off the USS George H.W. Bush for their home base at NAS Whidbey Island, marking the historic end of what was the EA-6B Prowler's final carrier cruise. Months earlier, globe trotting aviation photographer Ivan Voukadinov was aboard the Bush as the Prowler was busy jamming ISIS… » 3/28/15 10:03am Yesterday 10:03am

Nissan GT-R Flips Into Crowd At Nürburgring Race, One Dead [UPDATED]

A Nissan GT-R driven by Jann Mardenborough flipped off the track and into the spectator area at this weekend's VLN endurance race at the Nürburgring in Germany. The driver survived without serious injuries but one spectator was killed and more were injured. [UPDATED With Video]. » 3/28/15 9:04am Yesterday 9:04am

Here Are Four Of The Best European Barn Finds For Less Than $10,000

Domestic barn finds are great, but there's nothing quite like finding a rare automobile that started its life a long time ago in a country far, far away. To start off this Barn Find Friday (and to kill off the rest of your afternoon), here are the best European barn finds for less than five figures. » 3/28/15 9:01am Yesterday 9:01am

China Just Made The Most Adorable Range Rover Knockoff Micro-Car

Don't let the grille, trim pieces, lights, Land Rover badge, or BMW badges(?) fool you, the Longer Yuelang X1 is clearly a completely original design. Yessir. Definitely not a Range Rover. Hahaha look how cute! » 3/27/15 9:00pm Friday 9:00pm

Florida Air Guard F-15C Eagles To Deploy To Russia's Doorstep

As part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the ballooning "theater security package" aimed at bolstering NATO strength and deterring Russian aggression, 12 F-15C Eagles and about 200 airmen from the Florida Air National Guard will be deploying to the Netherlands and Bulgaria. » 3/27/15 7:59pm Friday 7:59pm

What's James Bond's Darkest Secret? First Teaser Trailer For SPECTRE!

The first teaser trailer for the new James Bond movie, Spectre, raises more questions than it answers. What's the secret that James Bond won't share with anyone, because he won't trust anyone? And why is James Bond venturing into the shadowy world of secret organizations? » 3/27/15 7:56pm Friday 7:56pm