Texas legislature wants to cut subsidies for US Grand Prix

Despite pretending the "Texas experiment" of cutting millions in government spending to make up for billions in revenue shortfalls was working, the state is actually billions of dollars in debt. In the face of teacher layoffs, some are looking at cutting the $25 million promised to the US Grand Prix. » 5/12/11 2:00pm 5/12/11 2:00pm

Greatest Racing Series Ever: AMC vs Austin vs Hindustan Ambassadors!

While the penumbral financial backers of my DUI Telepresence Crown Victoria Figure Eight Racing series shovel rubles into briefcases, I'm moving on to an even bigger Greatest Racing Series Ever™: Last-man-standing road racing of the three great automotive Ambassadors! » 9/04/10 3:00pm 9/04/10 3:00pm

U.S. Grand Prix Formula 1 Track, Financier Revealed

The mysterious circumstances bringing the U.S. Grand Prix to Austin, Texas and the location of the track were both revealed today. Big-bucks former Vikings/Saints owner Red McCombs will provide the funding, and the track will be out in the sticks. » 7/27/10 12:00pm 7/27/10 12:00pm

Could This Be The Greatest Terrible Car Ever Made?

It's big, it boasts a body designed by the Italian design house responsible for the Maserati 5000 GT and Alpine A106, and it packed Buick V8 power under its vast hood. And, uh, mumble mumble Lucas Electrics mumble mumble. » 4/03/10 2:00pm 4/03/10 2:00pm

1989: Twiggy Experiences Mini Flashback

The Austin Mini had the fourth-longest production run of any car in history, behind only the Volkswagen Type I, the Morgan 4/4, and the Morris Oxford/Hindustan Motors Ambassador. By 1989, it still had 11 more years to go! » 3/06/10 3:00pm 3/06/10 3:00pm