(UPDATED) Professor charged for crashing his Maserati — we found his…

(UPDATED Monday March 4th, 2013 - Brandon van Zyl and his lawyer reached a plea agreement with crown prosecutors. Charges of impaired driving and dangerous driving were withdrawn. Mr. van Zyl in turn pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of driving in a careless and imprudent manner. The charge carries a $1000 fine,… » 2/27/13 12:02pm 2/27/13 12:02pm

West Side Highway Treachery

The West Side Highway is a pretty nutty road to begin with. You've got lots of crazies from NJ and northern NY coming south into lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, and then you've got all kinds of Brooklyn and Manhattan yahoos heading North to escape the city. Add narrow lanes, off-kilter bumps and humps, and you've got a… » 2/27/13 11:15am 2/27/13 11:15am

Did The Pagani Huayra Cheat To Set Its Record Lap Time On Top Gear?…

A couple of weeks ago the Pagani Huayra set the fastest ever lap time around the Top Gear Test Track by a whopping 1.3 seconds. That's huge. Now, photos have surfaced that call the entire lap into question. It appears that the Huayra may have been shod with hand-cut slick tires. Uh oh. (UPDATE: Pagani responds!) » 2/27/13 10:53am 2/27/13 10:53am

A Weekend of Dual Driving: Matt Bell, Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona

I had the opportunity in late January to shadow Matt Bell during the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona. Bell, who has been racing Continental Challenge since 2008, is dual-driving this season, splitting his weekends between the #9 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GS.R and the #51 APR Motorsports Audi R8 LMS/Grand-Am. » 2/27/13 8:05am 2/27/13 8:05am

Save Big on Motor Oil, $2 Grocery Hooks, Foam Floor Tiles [Deals]

Mobil is offering up to $12 off five quarts of motor oil (or $15 off oil and a filter) via a mail-in rebate. Walmart seems to have the best online prices on eligible items right now, but you can basically buy the oil from anywhere. If you see a better deal, let us know. » 8/27/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm