Adam Carolla To Make Documentary On Paul Newman's Racing Career

Cool Hand Luke star, Nissan Skyline enthusiast and noted handsome person Paul Newman was as famous for his love of motorsports as he was for his films. Now, comedian, gearhead and star of the ill-fated The Car Show Adam Carolla is working on a new documentary about Newman's racing career. » 10/23/13 5:15pm 10/23/13 5:15pm

These Iron Maidens Will Torture Your Ears

Don’t be fooled by the sweet stylings of silver screen legend Paul Newman singing a few verses from his iconic film "Cool Hand Luke". Everyone here knows his real passion was with speed. He raced sports cars in this exact race series, on this exact track, for longer than most of us have been alive and he knew first hand… » 6/07/13 1:18pm 6/07/13 1:18pm

How Tom Cruise Earned The Nickname "See Cruise Crash Again"

Tom Cruise's crazed two-wheels-off-the-ground record-setting lap around British motoring show Top Gear's track wasn't a surprise to those who've seen him race. One of Cruise's driving instructors gave us an exclusive look into his terrifying, short-lived, and accident-prone racing career. » 8/06/10 1:20pm 8/06/10 1:20pm

Paul Newman, Racer, Remembered

Today's news of Paul Newman's death has stunned us. Everyone knew Newman was a giant, but most don't know the eight-time CART winner made just as great of a mark on racing as he made in every other endeavor he embarked upon. Read on as our esteemed Editor-at-Large helps to tell the story only the lucky few of us know.… » 9/27/08 2:40pm 9/27/08 2:40pm

Paul Newman, Dead At Age 83

UPDATE: Read our full eulogy, "Paul Newman, Racer, Remembered." » 9/27/08 10:19am 9/27/08 10:19am Paul Newman, the Academy-Award winning superstar who personified cool as an activist, popcorn impresario, the anti-hero of such films as "Hud," "Cool Hand Luke" and "The Color of Money" and most importantly to us, as a race car driver and motoring enthusiast, has…

Paul Newman Thinks The 1984 Nissan Skyline Is Terrific

Paul Newman did a lot of ads for Nissan in addition to racing their cars, and the association went far beyond the usual "big in Japan" deal in which foreigners make major yen for appearing in car ads, then flee back home. Nissan even came out with a Paul Newman Version » 8/20/08 11:00am 8/20/08 11:00am R30 Skyline, which is featured in one of the trio…