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Meet The Revolutionaries Trying To Make Racing Legal In Cuba

Racing was banned in Cuba when Fidel Castro’s fighters took control of the country and the sport was labeled as elitist. More than half a century later a group of enthusiasts in race cars made from recycled ‘50s American iron are fighting to bring the sport back, as chronicled in Havana Motor Club: a new documentary…

Want To Drive The 2016 Miata? We Just Opened Up More Spots

We’re having a big party in Los Angeles this Friday at Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar to kickoff the Jalopnik Film Festival, which will include a chance to drive the new Miata. Because we ran out of spots so fast we just opened up some more. RSVP here for the rides and RSVP here for the party. [UPDATE: We just…

Alex Roy, Tony Angelo To Talk Ronin At Jalopnik Film Festival

We’re showing Ronin as part of our Film Festival in Los Angeles this week (tickets still on sale here) and before we screen it we’re going to have a panel with automotive bon vivant Alex Roy, drifter Tony Angelo, stunt driver Sera Trimble, and hollywood carfinder Josh Hancock to talk about the film. It should be fun.

Being Evel Dives Into The Glory And Tragedy Of The World's Greatest Daredevil

When you trace any of the extreme sports from the X-Games back, almost all roads lead to this man: Evel Knievel. He was the original dare devil - a man made famous for having no fear and taking no caution. Being Evel dives into his past, what drove him to pursue one more jump, and everyone he touched along the way.

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How Steve McQueen's Quest To Make The Perfect Racing Film Almost Ruined Him

Following the success of Bullitt, a film about the world’s most famous endurance race with Steve McQueen as its star should have been a hit. It wasn’t. Worse, making Le Mans cost McQueen his family, his company, and many of his friends. John McKenna, director of Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans, which will be shown…

See McQueen, De Niro, Knievel, Mad Max: $50 VIP Tickets Still Available

We told you most of the details of the third annual Jalopnik Film Festival in LA yesterday when we put tickets on sale, but because of a computer issue it appeared to some that our discounted VIP tickets were sold out. They’re not. Buy them here (or call 888-929-7849) and see Ronin, Steve McQueen The Man And Le Mans, …

The Jalopnik Film Festival Will Be Earth's Greatest Car-Film Event Ever

The third Jalopnik Film Festival will open with a party and a screening of Adam Carolla’s Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman on September 25th in LA, followed by a full-day of films and panels on September 26th that include Ronin, Being Evel, and Havana Motor Club and Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans. Get your …