Real racing fans know race day is the culmination of extensive prep work. Teams from around the world met in Florida this weekend for the 'Roar Before The 24' event before the Daytona 24-Hour race. Here's a full gallery of hardcore racing porn created exclusively for Jalopnik by MotorSportMedia. — Ed.
Aiming to raise $1 million for families affected by pediatric cancer, Brian Johnson will be racing at the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona. Fans can send in donations by text all through the race in the frontman's "Highway to Help" campaign.
Today is National Collector Car Day and eBay Motors is celebrating by auctioning off a GM Futurliner. We worked with the company to assemble this list of the ten most expensive vintage cars ever sold on eBay. Bids start at $700K.
The 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona that Richard Hammond drove in a season 12 episode of Top Gear is going up for sale at a British auction in May. To celebrate the Ferrari Daytona's 40th anniversary, Top Gear featured the Daytona in a race from Portofino in the Italian Rivera to Saint Tropez, France. Racing against…
There's legislation in Florida that would allow construction of a columbarium — a building for urns — on the grounds of both Daytona International Speedway and Homestead Miami Speedway. "Come for the crashes, stay to see grandma!"
Last month we told you about the North Carolina man who, on a whim, sold the hearse used for Dale Earnhardt's funeral over Craigslist for $8,800. The new owner has it on eBay for a slight markup: $1.5 million.
The Mazda RX-8 of Dempsey Racing has a moment during the 24 Hours of Daytona. While team namesake Patrick Dempsey (SPOILER) scored a third-place GT finish, the #41 car finished 10th in the class. Photo:AP
Hurley Haywood's like three feet tall and a million years old, but as someone who has been his passenger I can attest to what you already know: he's fast. And he knows Daytona like you know your mama's teet.
Crews destroyed, hauled away, and repaved the 1.4-million square feet of racing surface at Daytona International Speedway in just 19 weeks. It took 100 million pounds of asphalt and a ton of engineering know-how. Here's how they did it.
The Noah's Ark of untouched supercars we identified yesterday as belonging to the Sultan of Brunei may actually be in Singapore, despite being sold by some Kiwis.
A broker is selling 25 Ferraris, three Lamborghinis, and a Cizeta, among other rare supercars. All are unregistered with delivery mileage only, which means they almost certainly belong to the Sultan of Brunei. Who is selling the Sultan's cars?
Ten reasons (besides the fact that he survived this fire) why Boris Said is the coolest guy to ever get behind the wheel of a racecar.
A little piece of advice to this obvious Mensa member: If you don't know how to do a burnout, I suggest you practice off-camera before having your two-faced friend film you. (Hat tip to dezcori!)
A Danica Patrick fan is selling his signed-by-Danica 2006 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona ticket. He's also asking a fairly silly price. $1 million. As you'd expect, there are zero bids. (Hat tip to AustinTheBruiser!)
Raymond Parks, one of the founding members of NASCAR and the owner of its first championship team, died Sunday. He was the last surviving NASCAR founder, and he was once jailed for illegally transporting liquor. Say it with us: Sigh.
(Breathless.) And you know what that means? (Hyperventilating!) I have an eBay account! (Checking bank balance...) I could totally bid on this! (No cash!) Want. (Where's a Nigerian wire-transfer offer when you need it?) [Ebay]
Stock car racing was cooler when the cars were actually stock and safety crews wore Stetsons instead of fire-proof suits. [via HotVVheels]