While talking about her speculated multimillion-dollar net worth, Gabby Douglas professed her desire for a white AcuraNSX roadster, just like the one in The Avengers. What, no R8?
No advertisements or logos are allowed in the Olympics, yet big-time sponsor BMW gets to hustle Minis all through the throwing events with their R/C retriever cars. The Olympic Committee claims this isn't advertising, which is total bullshit.
Nasser Al-Attiyah isn't a name known by millions of adoring fans. People don't scream when he gets off a plane in a new city. He has an Olympic medal but his poster isn't on the walls of children everywhere. He doesn't have the paparazzi following him everywhere he goes.
As the ridiculousness that is American presidential campaigning grinds ever closer to the end of its current cycle, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made a new enemy: Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson.
You know what the Olympic Marathon event is missing? Cars. Cars would really add that extra oomph to the event. This glaring omission hasn't always been the case, though: in 1904, a runner named Fred Lorz used one to ride about 11 miles of the marathon.
Czech artist David Cerny has managed to make an object that, when you look at it, immediately conveys the concepts of "London" and "athletics." Which is handy, since he made it for the London Olympics. The sculpture, a full-sized '57 Austin Roadmaster double-decker bus outfitted with huge red arms, is currently…
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.