My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

Gawker Gift Guide: Jalopnik Edition

In the interest of remaining profitable yet not entirely dependent on display advertising, Gawker is publishing a series of gift guides aimed at the target audiences of our seven sister sites. Previously: Deadspin Gift Guide; Jezebel Gift Guide; Kotaku Gift Guide. » 12/11/13 5:17pm 12/11/13 5:17pm

How Not to Screw Up the New Ferrari California

I recently viewed some new design patents from Ferrari that were on the Autocar website. They speculated that it’s more than likely they’re for the new California. The original California—yeah, that one—in my opinion at least, should accompany the Oxford English definition of elegant. With Eva Green sitting in it. It’s … » 10/14/13 3:44pm 10/14/13 3:44pm

Driving One of the World's Ten Best Roads You've Never Heard of...

A while ago Jalopnik posted "Ten great driving roads you've never heard of" and usually these articles don't find traction with me. This isn't a knock against the writers, the contributors, or Jalopnik, I just have no retention when it comes to leisure reading. However, that article in particular was one that stuck and I … » 4/16/13 12:08pm 4/16/13 12:08pm

37 Reasons To Follow Jalopnik

If you're reading this it means you've made a wonderful choice or a terrible mistake. Either way, you're here and you're starting to realize it's what you've always wanted from an Internet website. You've found out there are other people just like you. Here are 37 reasons why you should like us on Facebook, follow us… » 3/14/13 12:00pm 3/14/13 12:00pm

How GM Confirmed We Scooped The New Corvette 13 Months Early

We revealed the first accurate renderings of the 2014 Corvette on Jalopnik well over a year before the official unveiling at last month’s Detroit Auto Show. Some pundits called it the "auto enthusiast scoop of the decade." I just call it a really great story. Although I can't tell you how we got that “scoop” — here's the… » 2/21/13 12:22pm 2/21/13 12:22pm

The 100 Most Popular Jalopnik Posts Of 2012

Looking over the list of our 100 most popular posts of 2012 I was pleased to see that generally, you liked what we liked. Most of our list of favorite longreads of the year show up here, along with the much shorter posts we also loved. Almost all of the posts are new ones, but the occasional old story or random one… » 12/31/12 2:00pm 12/31/12 2:00pm

“What’s Bad About It?” “It’s Fucking New York” - A Report From People…

"I DROVE A SEMI HERE –" I'm talking to a tough guy with a biker mustache working with a group of trucks pumping water out of buildings near the South Street Seaport, deep in the Lower Manhattan blackout. There's a din from the generators running around us, but he's just talking in that loud way that a lot of my favorite… » 11/02/12 2:35pm 11/02/12 2:35pm