This Spec E30 Made Up 36 Places In One Race

Ah, Spec E30: identical buzzing little BMW boxes from the era of my childhood, all fighting on an even "spec" playing field. Here's a guy at Road Atlanta who started from one place above dead last and carved through nearly all of the traffic to take the win in one short sprint race. » 12/03/14 8:50pm 12/03/14 8:50pm

Take A Ride In America's Most Phall—Er, I Mean Unique Race Car

The DeltaWing is a modern marvel, with its staggered track width and distinct appearance that makes it look like Ace and Gary's crime-fighting packagemobile. It's one of the most novel ideas in racing today, but what is it like to be onboard for a lap? » 11/28/14 9:30am 11/28/14 9:30am

Petit Le Mans Full Of Big Hits And Crashes, Yellow Flags Abound

Road Atlanta is one of the more high-speed, old-school venues on the Tudor United SportsCar calendar and as such, when the track bites you, it bites hard. That and folks just couldn't quite figure out how to make a safe exit from pit lane. Attrition was the name of the game, so here are some of the larger incidents… » 10/05/14 11:00am 10/05/14 11:00am

ALL Of Petit Le Mans Will Be LIVE At 11:00 AM EDT

You heard me correctly: the entire length of the Petit Le Mans race from start to finish will be broadcasted live on starting at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. Time to do exactly nothing all day long. » 10/04/14 10:56am 10/04/14 10:56am

My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

And Now, Completely Gratuitous Deltawing Porn

We are huge fans of the Deltawing, one of the most radical race car designs of the past five decades. Needless to say, when we get a batch of gorgeous photos of the thing, we drool over them to an almost embarrassing degree. » 12/05/12 6:00pm 12/05/12 6:00pm

Watch A Nissan GT-R Set A Record Lap Around Road Atlanta

This is pro driver Mike Skeen breaking the Nissan GT-R lap record around Road Atlanta by over three seconds with a 1:24.7. It is absolutely mesmerizing. » 12/04/12 1:00pm 12/04/12 1:00pm

Petit Le Mans: The Unbelievably Gorgeous Über Gallery

For ten hours in Georgia, the greatest GT and prototype race cars in the US battled for the final win of the American Le Mans Series season. It was the Petit Le Mans and as you can see, it was utterly fantastic. » 10/22/12 6:00pm 10/22/12 6:00pm

Ride Onboard The World’s Strangest Racecar

The Batmobile-turned-racecar DeltaWing is back and as weird as ever. Here it is turning some hot laps at Road Atlanta and thoroughly blowing our minds. » 9/25/12 10:00am 9/25/12 10:00am

A Shelby Cobra At Road Atlanta In The Rain

Shelby Cobra replicas are a big part of the vintage racing scene in America. This helmet-cam video from MotorSportsMedia shows how happy they are on the track, even if that track is something as gnarly as Road Atlanta in the wet. » 5/28/12 1:00pm 5/28/12 1:00pm

The simple pleasure of Corvettes at Road Atlanta

This film's premise is as simple as can be: Eighteen minutes of one Corvette chasing another around Road Atlanta during a NASA Thunder Group Toy Run. It's also about as good a racing movie as has ever been made. » 12/14/11 3:30pm 12/14/11 3:30pm

The first privately-owned Lexus LFA attacks Road Atlanta

Any Lexus LFA is a fascinating, if controversial, work of ultra-tech and corporate pride. This particular one is even better: it's chassis #003, the first available to the public. You've seen it before, but it's even better on the move. » 11/18/11 2:00pm 11/18/11 2:00pm

The most beautiful racing video you'll see this season

The ALMS season may have ended with Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta last month, but Porsche GTC team TRG produced a fitting video epilogue, including some outstanding cinematic flourishes. Put this one on HD, hit "full screen" and enjoy. » 11/01/11 4:30pm 11/01/11 4:30pm

Petit Le Mans 2011: Epic Photo Gallery

Spoiler alert: If you don't want to see how last weekend's Petit Le Mans turned out in all of its madcap, high-speed glory, look away! Don't even go near a car blog! We suggest you turn off the computer and take up knitting. » 10/03/11 4:00pm 10/03/11 4:00pm

Petit Le Mans 2011: Scenes from Day One

Petit Le Mans got underway today with practice starting down at Road Atlanta. Photographer Eric Cartner was there to capture the cars getting ready for the upcoming race. » 9/30/11 1:30pm 9/30/11 1:30pm

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Finishes 18th In ALMS Debut

The experimental Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid survived Petit Le Mans this weekend, finishing 18th and suffering more from bad tire choice than hybrid system complications. From this always-well-produced Porsche video, you'd almost think they won. » 10/03/10 6:45pm 10/03/10 6:45pm

Watch Petit Le Mans This Weekend Or Watch Nothing At All

Petit Le Mans, the 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta, is this weekend. Peugeots, a Porsche hybrid, Panoz — If you've got a TV and you love cars, what the hell else would you watch on Saturday? » 9/28/10 3:20pm 9/28/10 3:20pm

Ferrari F430 Lifts Legs At Road Atlanta

The Ferrari F430 of Risi Competition provides an example of how sticky tires and inside berms can make something as simple as taking a corner at Road Atlanta more exciting than anything you'll do today. [GearsAndMonkeys] » 3/30/10 10:00am 3/30/10 10:00am