"The Worst Thing In The Absolute World Is When Someone Else Drives Your…

Here's what I need you to do right now, Jalops. I need you to click on over to ESPN.com and read Marty Smith's heartbreaking but extremely well-written story about former NASCAR driver Jerry Nadeau, who was injured in a racing crash nearly 10 years ago. » 10/28/12 10:00am 10/28/12 10:00am

Join The Jalopnik-Kotaku Club In Forza Horizon And Get These Six Cars…

Forza Horizon, which released yesterday, introduces a "car club" concept to the game, and it isn't just a leaderboard of your friends. You may share your best rides with anyone else who joins up, and they may take those cars out on the open road of Forza Horizon's Colorado. » 10/25/12 8:45am 10/25/12 8:45am

Mario Andretti And Your Other Favorite Race Car Drivers Tell You What…

So yesterday, we had a bit of a tiff over manual and automatic transmissions. It resulted in a lot of tears, a lot of death threats, and a lot of nervous laughing. » 10/18/12 1:30pm 10/18/12 1:30pm

'You're Gonna Get Hop Ons' The Story Of The Ultimate Arrested…

Since the dawn of recorded time, television and the glitterati of Hollywood has brought us legendary cars that have become characters in their own right. Your Chitty Chitty Bang Bangs, your My Mother The Cars, your Batmobiles, and your Arrested Development Stair Cars. » 10/18/12 12:00pm 10/18/12 12:00pm

The GoPro Hero3 Black Will Let Track Day Racers Record Crashes In Ultra…

Everyone who goes on a track day seems to need somewhere between one and 147 GoPros on their car to get every angle. » 10/17/12 12:30pm 10/17/12 12:30pm

Holy Crap Someone Actually Survived This Crazy Truck Crash

One of the cooler forms of racing in the world is Super Trucks. Basically, they're high powered big rigs running around race tracks. Sounds like big fun. » 10/15/12 2:40pm 10/15/12 2:40pm

SPEED Will Lose F1 After This Season And That's Probably A Good Thing…

Gearhead channel SPEED has been under a lot of scrutiny lately as people speculate that Fox will turn the all car channel into a general sports channel called Fox Sports One next year. » 10/12/12 10:45am 10/12/12 10:45am

Watch And Discuss The V8 Supercars Bathurst 1000 Live Here

Every racing series has its own epic race. Endurance racers have Le Mans. IndyCar has the Indy 500. NASCAR has the Daytona 500. Formula One has the Monaco Grand Prix. » 10/06/12 7:00pm 10/06/12 7:00pm

Caterham Supercharges The Seven To Attract Clinically Insane Speedfreaks

The Caterham Seven is one of the purest and most exciting cars on the road. It has most everything you need in a car, and absolutely nothing you don't need. » 10/05/12 1:30pm 10/05/12 1:30pm

America's Foremost Motorsports Journalist Has Passed Away

Chris Economaki, the man frequently called the "dean of American motorsports journalism," has passed away at age 91. Economaki had been in racing journalism since he was 14, and was at the helm of National Speed Sport News for nearly 60 years. » 9/28/12 10:00am 9/28/12 10:00am

Hyundai Ends North American Motorsports Program You Forgot They Had

Did you know Hyundai was racing rally cars in North America? Maybe you did, maybe you didn't. But they were, and they've decided to call it quits. » 9/27/12 12:20pm 9/27/12 12:20pm

Bentley Continental GT3: The Badass Bentley That's Going Back To Le Mans

Bentley has a storied history at Le Mans, but since 2003 they have been conspicuously absent from motorsports. » 9/26/12 4:35pm 9/26/12 4:35pm

Meet The Woman Who Cut Off Her Breasts To Be A Better Racer

Let's get this out of the way right up front: this remarkable woman, Violette Morris, ended her life as something of a monster, in service to the Gestapo. She is absolutely fascinating, inspiring, and humbling, but make no mistake— her story does not end on a high note. » 9/13/12 12:30pm 9/13/12 12:30pm

Fans Of Rally Driver Killed In Accident Will Attempt A World Record…

Rally racing is a dangerous business, and people get hurt and sometimes worse doing it. Worse, unfortunately, is what happened to Elk Rapids, Mich. native and rally racer Matthew Noble Marker when he was killed during a race in Washington State last year. » 9/12/12 10:00am 9/12/12 10:00am

Watch This Vintage Race Car Take To The Skies

Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. It is also the traditional weekend where vintage race cars gather at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut for some great motorsports action. » 9/05/12 4:30pm 9/05/12 4:30pm

Watch A Red Bull Formula One Car Take Over New York And New Jersey

The other week, the Red Bull F1 team was in the New York area to do a little promotional tour for next year's Grand Prix of America in New Jersey. » 8/30/12 1:30pm 8/30/12 1:30pm

Somehow, Nobody Died In This Other Wild Pikes Peak Crash

In the scheme of things, six seconds isn't really a lot of time. In fact, it took me more than six seconds to write that sentence. » 8/13/12 2:40pm 8/13/12 2:40pm

This Epic Lap Is Why People Watch NASCAR

When NASCAR just turns left, it can be the most boring thing in the world. But throw in some right handers, an oil leak, a close top three, and one lap to go, and it becomes one of the most epic motor racing moments you've ever seen. » 8/13/12 10:30am 8/13/12 10:30am

Watch Racing Legend Bob Bondurant Hoon A Corvette Around Austin's F1…

Formula 1. Le Mans. NASCAR. Bob Bondurant has done it all, and doesn't appear to be slowing down even at the ripe age of 79. » 8/11/12 12:45pm 8/11/12 12:45pm