Race Fans Disapprove Of ESPN's Botching Of The Indy 500 Finish

ESPN on ABC's coverage of the thrilling final laps of yesterday's Indy 500 left many viewers upset, as Bristol's repeated coverage of the race leaders' significant others battled that of the actual racing. Here's a comparison of what ESPN aired versus video from the international feed. » 5/26/14 12:10pm 5/26/14 12:10pm

Watch An Entire Season Of Racing Live On Your Xbox

The American Le Mans Series will be the first U.S. racing series to broadcast an entire season of racing live, online, and unedited via ESPN3 and Xbox Live, including the 12 hours of Sebring you've been poorly recreating in Forza. » 1/03/11 2:30pm 1/03/11 2:30pm

How MacGyver Ripped Off The Greatest Car Chase Ever Filmed

Even a Swiss Army knife-equipped MacGyver couldn't hide that a major chase scene from the show's first season was lifted wholesale from the 1969 film The Italian Job. Luckily, mullets and Minis go together like cheesy music and ‘80s TV. » 3/10/10 3:30pm 3/10/10 3:30pm

Fresh Prince Of Belle Isle?

ABC has reportedly ordered up a new hour-long drama pilot, based upon the auto industry and set in our very own Motor City. The Prince of Motor City is said to contain "Hamlet overtones" and is set to begin filming at the end of June, airing this winter as a mid-season replacement. According to the casting call on the… » 6/06/08 4:40pm 6/06/08 4:40pm

Nightline Watches Kids Watching Cars; We're Underwhelmed

ABC's Nightline, when not talking to our boy Ben at Consumerist, is all over the hot trend on Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive — kids checking out cars. See, around here in Detroit we call this "life"...or a Saturday night. But at NY-based Nightline, this is called "A Sign of the Times." Jeez — these guys and gals gotta… » 7/19/06 12:46am 7/19/06 12:46am