Watch Sir Patrick Stewart’s Documentary On Sir Stirling Moss

Sir Patrick Stewart is apparently a huge racing fan and made a documentary about one of the greatest racing drivers of all time, Sir Stirling Moss. Watch it, because it's the best thing ever filmed. » 1/23/13 5:40pm 1/23/13 5:40pm

Why You Missed One Of The Most Exciting Races Of The Year

Imagine 400 horsepower, 1,000 pound V8 racecars running a quarter mile dirt track, indoors. This is the Chili Bowl, and it's unbelievable. Here's why nobody even had a chance to watch it. » 1/23/13 2:00pm 1/23/13 2:00pm

What’s The Difference Between Cheating And Bending The Rules?

We say that racing is all about cheating, but is it? What if the greatest cheats, weren't even breaking the rules at all? » 1/21/13 5:00pm 1/21/13 5:00pm

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Jan. 19-20, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 1/19/13 2:00am 1/19/13 2:00am

Formula One's Greatest Driver Lost His Virginity To A Prostitute When…

Ayrton Senna is widely considered the greatest Formula One driver to ever get behind the wheel. He was ruthless and faster than just about anyone. » 1/18/13 2:20pm 1/18/13 2:20pm

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Jan. 12-13, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 1/12/13 4:00am 1/12/13 4:00am

Two Killed After Dakar Rally Vehicle Slams Into Taxi In Peru (Updated)

As we've said here before, the Dakar Rally is one of the most dangerous motorsports events on Earth. This became especially evident yesterday evening after a rally support vehicle was involved in a crash with two taxis, leaving two people dead and seven others injured. » 1/10/13 9:30am 1/10/13 9:30am

The Ten Toughest Motor Races In The World

There are still some people out there that don't believe motor racing is a real sport. Jalopnik readers know ten tests of man and machine that should set them straight. » 1/09/13 11:00am 1/09/13 11:00am

Roar Before The 24: The Über-Daytona Über-Gallery

While the multi-class merger between America's top two GT racing series was making our heads spin, the cars were whipping around the track in the shakedown for the 2013 Grand Am season and looking absolutely amazing. » 1/07/13 6:20pm 1/07/13 6:20pm

What Happens When The Microphone Breaks In Your Rally Car?

Today we learned how rally co-drivers communicate through microphones with the sack of meat that turns the steering wheel using pace notes. That system is fine, but what happens when the mic breaks? » 1/07/13 5:00pm 1/07/13 5:00pm

In Case You Didn’t Know, The Dakar Rally Is Insane

You probably already know that the Dakar Rally, the apocalyptic desert race down South America, is one of the greatest pieces of sports competition in the world. If you didn't know, this gif should explain things pretty nicely. » 1/07/13 4:20pm 1/07/13 4:20pm

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Jan. 5-6, 2013

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 1/05/13 4:00am 1/05/13 4:00am

Paralyzed Racer Shane Hmiel Is An Inspirational Badass

In the early 2000s, Shane Hmiel was a promising racing driver in some of NASCAR's lower tier racing series. He was a front runner and race winner. » 1/04/13 4:00pm 1/04/13 4:00pm

The Mazda6 Diesel Race Car Is All Sorts Of Wonderful

One of the best pieces of news to come out of the LA Auto Show was that the diesel powered 2014 Mazda6 would be making it's way to American shores. » 1/04/13 2:30pm 1/04/13 2:30pm

ALMS And Grand Am Announce Plans To Become Most Confusing Thing In The…

Multi-class sports car racing is already incredibly confusing. Many of the cars look the same and are only differentiated by varying tire compounds and engine specs. » 1/04/13 12:40pm 1/04/13 12:40pm

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: Dec. 29-30, 2012

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 12/29/12 4:00am 12/29/12 4:00am