Naked Man Nakedly Breaks Into SPEED Channel And Proceeds To Do Crazy…

SPEED can't catch a brake (get it?) lately. First, they lost the rights to F1 coverage in the US. Then it was announced they'd be rebranded as Fox Sports 1 and lose their motorsports focus. Today, a naked man broke into the cable channel's headquarters and trashed the place. Rough. » 4/08/13 2:53pm 4/08/13 2:53pm

SPEED's Replacement, Fox Sports 1, Is Official, Set To Debut In August

For months, we've known that the only dedicated auto racing network in the world, SPEED, was not long for this earth. Ever since the first rumors of a News Corporation owned ESPN rival popped up, it had been obvious that the channel to be known as Fox Sports 1 would take the well distributed SPEED's place in cable… » 3/05/13 4:23pm 3/05/13 4:23pm

Did FOX's $2.4 Billion NASCAR Deal Make SPEED Lose F1 To NBC?

Last week, we received word that SPEED had lost the rights to Formula One to NBC after having the series on the network for 17 years. Parent company FOX said that SPEED made a "fiscally responsible" bid to keep the series for 2013 and beyond. But today FOX announced they extended their NASCAR coverage for eight more… » 10/15/12 12:20pm 10/15/12 12:20pm

Why Did The World's Biggest Car Auction Raise Money For This Birther…

Another day. Another Barrett-Jackson controversy involving a president. This weekend the famous classic car auction helped raise $950,000 for a Marine veteran's project for wounded warriors. The only problem? The money isn't going to the highly-regarded charity, the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). » 4/09/12 11:15am 4/09/12 11:15am

The Car Show cuts John Salley, 30 minutes

There's been a massive shake-up at SPEED TV's automotive variety program The Car Show with former NBA great and current TV not-so-great John Salley axed from the show, along with 30 minutes of the formerly hour-long program, as Jalopnik exclusively learned. Details below. » 9/24/11 2:40pm 9/24/11 2:40pm

SPEED postpones Adam Carolla conference call after homophobic rant

We were supposed to talk to Adam Carolla today about the first season of The Car Show, but the event was cancelled following a rant on his podcast where he claimed the LGBT community should shut up about getting equal rights and stop "ruining his life." » 8/17/11 1:30pm 8/17/11 1:30pm

The Car Show ditches desk after Jalopnik readers complain [UPDATE: The …

The first promo video of The Car Show revealed a set clearly borrowed from Merv Griffin. Jalopnik readers made fun of it and now, as this exclusive photo shows, they've dropped the desk and replaced it with a bowling alley and, wait, wait, is that a sponsor's logo on the wall? I can't quite make it out.… » 7/07/11 3:30pm 7/07/11 3:30pm