Fox Sports Chief: NASCAR Races "Far Too Long"

Fox Sports Chairman David Hill thinks the often four-hour NASCAR races are a bit long considering people could do, you know, almost anything else. He also admits NASCAR probably won't do anything about it despite falling ratings and attendance. » 1/25/11 4:00pm 1/25/11 4:00pm

Deadly Crash Tears BMW M3 In Half

Late last night a West Palm Beach man lost control of his BMW M3 in a curve. The car turned clockwise, jumped the median and struck a tree sideways, splitting the car in half. Here's the deadly result. More below. » 1/24/11 7:45pm 1/24/11 7:45pm

Want To Die? Restart Your Engine Like These Idiots

Three people were seriously burned attempting to restart their van by pouring gas from a bucket into a water bottle directly into the van's carburetor. The van started but soon exploded. The flaming motorists then ran... into a gas station. » 1/21/11 1:00pm 1/21/11 1:00pm

The JFK Ambulance Is A Fake

This Saturday's auction of the ambulance that carried President John F. Kennedy's body has garnered worldwide attention. The only problem? It's a near-perfect fake. Here's how a group of historians discovered the truth about what happened to the real ambulance. » 1/20/11 9:50pm 1/20/11 9:50pm

Soccer Star So Rich He Forgot He Owned A Porsche

Star winger Jermaine Pennant left his new Porsche 911 Turbo at a Spanish train station for five weeks, slowly accruing parking tickets. Locals spotted the car, with the license plate P33NNT, and alerted authorities. His excuse? Both awesome and maddening. » 1/20/11 12:30pm 1/20/11 12:30pm

Watch Dozens Of Cars Crash On Iciest Hill Ever

First, watch this video from yesterday out of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, as cars fly out of control down an icy hill, crashing into hapless parked cars below. Then be happy you don't live on this hill. » 1/19/11 8:30am 1/19/11 8:30am

These Kids Are Such Assholes

Wiping feces on the car door handle of a Czech singer's Audi R8 and taping the hapless victim is what constitutes a prank these days? Jeesh. In my day we just dumped Biff into a truck full of manure. » 1/18/11 1:00pm 1/18/11 1:00pm

Hugo Chavez Now Has An F1 Team

Venezuela's state-owned oil company just injected millions of dollars into the cash-strapped Williams Formula 1 team, giving the country's president Hugo Chavez a chance to gloat about something else. » 1/17/11 12:40pm 1/17/11 12:40pm

Watch This Idiot Jump Off A Truck Into A Cactus

It's tough finding new ways to impress people with your stupidity, so this guy gets an "A" for originality... as well as dozens of needles in his skin... after jumping from a moving truck into a cactus. » 1/17/11 9:30am 1/17/11 9:30am

It's A Surprise More People Don't Die At Dakar

The Dakar Rally is dangerous for both spectators and participants. Participants for what they're doing below and spectators for what they're doing above. Danger's fun to look at. » 1/14/11 5:15pm 1/14/11 5:15pm

Ochocinco Is Also Spanish For “Free Audi”

Free from the time constraints of postseason NFL football, Chad Ochocinco spent the day tweeting photos from the Audi-stuffed parking lot of the Barcelona soccer club. His reward? An FC Barcelona jersey and a free car from Audi. » 1/11/11 3:00pm 1/11/11 3:00pm

The Most Insulting Car Commercial Ever Made

It was made in Europe by the Dutch for the Romanian car company Dacia and their small Duster SUV. It's incredibly filthy, insulting, ageist, sexist, and strangely anti-gypsy. It's also a little hilarious. NSFW for language. » 1/10/11 2:40pm 1/10/11 2:40pm

I Fought The DMV To Keep The World's Greatest License Plate

This is Garth Yeaman, the 30-year-old who valiantly struggled to keep the world's greatest license plate from being destroyed by Virginia's humorless bureaucracy. He lost the battle, but he's not giving up the war. We interviewed him. Here's his story. » 1/07/11 3:45pm 1/07/11 3:45pm

David Beckham Kicks Off His Porsche 911 Turbo

Soccer star David Beckham has split from his 2008 Porsche 911 Turbo convertible, a car he covered in personalized "23" emblems. Now some lucky fan can pay to sweat in the same seat as Posh Spice. » 1/05/11 2:30pm 1/05/11 2:30pm

Virginia DMV Revokes World's Greatest License Plate

A man in possession of the world's greatest license plate has lost his battle with the Virginia DMV, who ridiculously claim it encourages oral sex with kids instead of just cannibalism. Here's their predictably unfunny response to the funny plate. » 1/04/11 4:34pm 1/04/11 4:34pm

Ask Me Anything: Kasey Kahne Edition

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne is here at the Jalopnik/Deadspin Manhattan office today. We were going to have him intern for us — fetching coffee and stuff, but he just had knee surgery. So instead, he's here answering your questions. » 1/04/11 10:25am 1/04/11 10:25am

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

What's The Best Vehicle To Have Sex In?

A survey of 1,000 Brits found 54% say they've attempted sex in a car, but less than half rated their auto-erotic exploits enjoyable. Obviously. Who would enjoy acrobatics in a Daewoo Lacetti? Which raises the question — what's better? » 12/31/10 11:30am 12/31/10 11:30am

Car Crashes Next To Guy Taking A Leak

Watch this amazing video of an Audi crashing just feet from a guy taking a leak by the side of the road. If the video's real, it's going more viral than herpes at a fraternity party. (H/t to AsianMartin!) » 12/30/10 10:15am 12/30/10 10:15am