Save $100 on a New Set of Tires

If your car’s tires are starting to look a little worn, today’s your last day to save $100 on any $400 order from Discount Tire Direct’s eBay storefront. Just pick out whatever tires and wheels you need, and enter code CMOTORS151 at checkout. [$100 off a $400 Discount Tire Direct Order, Promo code CMOTORS151] »10/16/15 6:15pm10/16/15 6:15pm

Pirelli To Formula One After Tire Explosions: We Told You So

When Sebastian Vettel’s tire exploded at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, there was much fuming from darker corners of the Internet. Why couldn’t Pirelli make a better tire? And if the tires had a habit of exploding, as they have for a while now, why didn’t Pirelli tell anyone? It turns out they did, according to… »8/25/15 6:08pm8/25/15 6:08pm

The Nexus Of The Universe Has Been Found And It Is A Discount Tire Store

Or is that a Tire Discount store? Anyways, we have finally found it, everyone. The nexus of the universe. The point at which space and time converge upon themselves, and are reflected back unto eternity. The nexus is almost certainly located within a Taco Bell, but what’s more important is how it manifests itself. »7/24/15 1:55pm7/24/15 1:55pm

The Formula One Strategy Group Is A Joke And A Sham

The Formula One Strategy Group meets today, and it’s quite telling when even Bernie Ecclestone thinks they won’t be able to agree on any constructive changes for the series. Here’s why the most important ruling to come out of this week’s meetings will probably be “steak is better than jumbo shrimp.”
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Ryan Newman Busted For (Allegedly) Cheaty Tires; Team Appeals Penalty

When NASCAR audited its latest round of tires, one team's set was found not to be holding air properly: the #31 car of Richard Childress Racing driver Ryan Newman. The tires had a slow leak that allowed the tire to bleed off extra air and remain at a more consistent pressure throughout a race. »4/03/15 6:10pm4/03/15 6:10pm

Are NASCAR Teams Drilling Holes In Their Own Tires?

There's a rumor floating around the NASCAR paddock that teams are drilling tiny holes in their tires to maintain a more even tire pressure throughout the race, according to USA Today. I'm not sure how that would work without exploding into a horrifying tire-ball, but then again, I'm not a master of clever cheatin'. »3/28/15 11:00am3/28/15 11:00am

Flat Out At White Hell, The Northernmost Car Testing Center In The World

Nokian Tyres introduced winter tires in 1934 in Finland, and eighty years later – when they aren't chasing ice speed records on frozen lakes – they are still busy testing tires flat out while looking for reindeer on the biggest and coldest playground you've ever seen. Welcome to White Hell. »3/17/15 2:55pm3/17/15 2:55pm

Goodyear Has A Concept Tire That Generates Electricity

We deal with concept cars all the time, so, really, the idea of a 'concept tire' shouldn't be too strange. It sounds a bit weird at first, but when you think about it, it makes sense for the same reasons concept cars do: flashy showcases for cutting-edge technology. And this one, the Goodyear BHO3, does have a good… »3/09/15 3:35pm3/09/15 3:35pm

How To Change A Tire Without Getting Killed Like A Big Dummy

There's really only a very few basic things that are required to be thought of as some manner of "man": Really, it's just genitals of some sort (testes, ovipositor, whatever) and the ability to change a car's tire. Hell, most people don't even care about the genitals thing. It's all changing tires. You should know… »2/06/15 12:15pm2/06/15 12:15pm

Watch This Guy Live Your Nightmare When A Tire Destroys His Windshield

When you're lazily cruising along the highway, the mind tends to wander into nightmare scenarios. Someone veers into your oncoming lane, a nut goes into total road-rage mode, or a wayward tire comes bouncing along and smashes you right in the middle of your face. This video contains the latter. »1/15/15 12:01pm1/15/15 12:01pm