Ever Wonder What Happened To Grand Prix's Ford GT40 Camera Car?

The 1965 Ford GT40 with the number P/1027 was purchased by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer soon after it was displayed at the 1966 Brussels Motor Show to be used as a high-speed camera car. But what happened to it afterwards? » 1/06/15 5:30pm 1/06/15 5:30pm

32% of 2014 Indycar Drivers Have Never Won a Championship. Ever.

A basic prerequisite for becoming a professional Indycar driver is winning junior level championships, right? Not so much. With the exception of SCCA amateur racing or a Skip Barber regional series, eight out of the 25 drivers listed on the Indycar site as competing this year have never won an automobile racing… » 4/03/14 9:37am 4/03/14 9:37am

50 Years Ago: The Sights and Sounds of the 1963 US Grand Prix

...in wonderful, creamy STEREO, fitted with the commentary of Sir Stirling Moss as the track announcer. Also, behold: a pecky little car called the Mustang is exhibited by Ford before it goes to mass production. » 11/17/13 12:30pm 11/17/13 12:30pm

Lucille Bluth Was In Grand Prix

Here's a public service announcement that will blow the minds of all you gearhead Arrested Development fans: Lucille Bluth is in Grand Prix. And she's hot. » 9/24/13 12:40pm 9/24/13 12:40pm

Director Asif Kapadia To Headline SENNA, Grand Prix Panel

When I decided we should do the Jalopnik Film Festival I knew if we could get RUSH we'd have to get SENNA and Grand Prix. And if we could get all that to happen, I prayed we could get SENNA director Asif Kapadia to come. Sometimes dreams do come true. » 9/12/13 4:22pm 9/12/13 4:22pm

Goodwood Revival

Because it's impossible to get enough of the Auto Union Silver Arrows. Here's something we put together from our trip to the Goodwood Revival last year. This was the final leg of our Subaru BRZ trip across the UK seen in Episode 13 of Season 1. » 4/25/13 1:57pm 4/25/13 1:57pm

F1 Winter Testing at Barcelona

The testing is over for the Formula One teams. It's time to head to Melbourne. Make no mistake. F1's spy wars are in full swing following this test. (More on that another day). But for now, the next time the cars hit the track will be for FP1 in Australia. » 3/04/13 10:47am 3/04/13 10:47am

These Are The 10 Most Incredible Passes Of The 2012 F1 Season

What I tell my philistine, Formula One-hating friends is that passing in this sport is like scoring in soccer: it doesn't happen very often, but when it does, it's a huge deal and it's usually awesome. This doesn't make them want to watch it more, but that's their loss. Haters. » 12/08/12 4:00pm 12/08/12 4:00pm

FBI Arrests Man Who Conned Investors Out Of $455,700 For A Race That…

When you tell someone you're going to bring home an endurance race, you'd better do it, especially if those you've promised it to gave you a bunch of money. » 11/20/12 3:00pm 11/20/12 3:00pm

Second Competitor Killed In Two Days At Macau Grand Prix

Hong Kong's Phillip Yau, 40, is the latest casualty at the Macau Grand Prix. Yau crashed his Chevrolet Cruze today, in the second fatal accident in as many days. Portuguese motorcycle racer Luis Carreira died in a crash Thursday. » 11/16/12 1:15pm 11/16/12 1:15pm

London's Olympic Stadium Could Be Used For An F1 Race

Although neither London nor Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone have exactly okayed it, there's a chance that the stadium built for this summer's Olympics may be used for a Grand Prix race stage. The cars would race in and around the stadium, looping through the Olympic park. » 6/22/12 3:00pm 6/22/12 3:00pm

This Is $10.6 Million Of Bugatti Veyrons In One Photo

Five Bugatti Veyron owners were seen puttin' on the Ritz in Montreal this weekend, forming the perfect public road-bourne foil to the F1 madness that descended upon the French Canadian city. We can only imagine what it sounded like to hear all five of them fire up at the same time. » 6/11/12 4:30pm 6/11/12 4:30pm

Detroit Grand Prix Stopped Because Of Detroit's Terrible Roads

The first running of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix since 2008 was red-flagged this afternoon after a piece of the track started to crumble, causing driver James Hinchcliffe to go flying into the wall. As you can see in the video, he was not happy about it. » 6/03/12 6:12pm 6/03/12 6:12pm

For $26,995, take home the Grand Prix

The era of grandiose American luxury coupes is long gone, and those who still jones for a big two-door boat from the past have to put up with their utter lack of modern amenities. That is unless they buy today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom '71 Grand Prix, which has been modernized. Its price however, has also been… » 12/05/11 8:00am 12/05/11 8:00am

Construction has begun at America's next failed F1 circuit

Jalopnik superfriend and New Jersey explorer J.F. Musial captured this image of the start of construction for the New Jersey Grand Prix. It might just be the paddock/parking garage, located in exceedingly glamorous Weehawken, but it's a start. » 11/28/11 3:30pm 11/28/11 3:30pm

IndyCar racing returns to Detroit's Belle Isle

There's more Chevy news today coming out of the big GM backgrounder in Detroit. The bowtie-badged brand today announced a multi-year agreement with Penske and IndyCar to bring professional motorsports back to the Motor City for the first time in four years. » 10/12/11 10:45am 10/12/11 10:45am

Retro F1-inspired BMW concept is android James Garner's new ride

The designer behind Bullfinch Visuals decided to take the front-engined, open-wheel design of '50s F1 cars and modernize the language for a new passenger car. The results are kind of awesome. » 4/06/11 1:30pm 4/06/11 1:30pm

New BBC film on the blood-drenched glory years of F1

When men were men and race cars looked like cars, men and women were dying on Grand Prix weekends like flies. The early history of Formula One is a horror of burning flesh, and a new one-hour BBC documentary puts the easy nostalgia for the early days in a sad new perspective. » 3/29/11 2:30pm 3/29/11 2:30pm

Restoring The World's Oldest Ferrari

Ferrari enthusiast Jim Glickenhaus has a new project: A full restoration of the world's oldest Ferrari, a 1947 166 Spyder Corsa that was the first vehicle Enzo Ferrari sold bearing his name. Why? So he can keep driving it. » 11/12/10 11:59am 11/12/10 11:59am