The Only Time It's A Good Idea To Put Your Giant Wiener In A Corkscrew

The Wienermobile is a legendary vehicle, but I'm not quite sure it's the best track vehicle. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca didn't care. Here's the everyone's favorite rolling hot dog going down the Corkscrew. » 3/26/15 9:23pm Thursday 9:23pm

Oscar Meyer Wienermobile Loses Sword Fight With Pole

Snowy conditions slid the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile off the road near the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 944 and Fairview Avenue in Enola, Pa., today. This isn't the first time the giant wiener has fallen prey to white slippery substances on the road. » 2/15/15 10:00pm 2/15/15 10:00pm

Wienermobile Has Exact Same Crash Five Years After First Crash

Weather is a bitch, as evidenced by the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashing into a ditch. And it crashed into the same ditch it crashed into five years ago and the same picture was taken. Talk about irony! » 11/26/13 1:16pm 11/26/13 1:16pm

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile: Will It Baby?

There's three important questions when it comes to picking the right car for use as a baby/kid hauler: Is it engaging to drive? Is it reasonably capable of hauling my kid and related kid crap? And, finally, is it shaped like a colossal sausage? I finally found the car that meets these criteria: the Oscar Mayer… » 8/08/13 3:14pm 8/08/13 3:14pm

Paul Ryan Used To Drive The Wienermobile

You're going to be hearing a lot about Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan when he's picked as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential candidate later this morning. Here's something they may not tell you: he used to drive the Wienermobile and sell meat products for Oscar Mayer in the upper-Midwest. » 8/11/12 8:31am 8/11/12 8:31am

Wienermobile attacks New York City on 75th birthday

On July 18th, 1936, the original Oscar Mayer Wienermobile first hit the road to spread its mission of wiener domination. Today, 75 years later, the phallic meat-mobile is here in New York City to restore pride to a similar-sounding name sullied by salacious sexting. » 7/18/11 2:00pm 7/18/11 2:00pm

Every Race Needs a Wienermobile!

We saw some great stuff at yesterday's Sears Pointless LeMons BS Inspection, including a Citroën DS and a bunch of don't-try-this-at-home V8 swaps, but the NASCAR Meyer Wienermobile Corolla may have made the strongest impression on us. » 3/06/10 7:00am 3/06/10 7:00am

Ever Seen The Patent For The Wienermobile?

No? How about the drawing that Bill Mitchell filed for the '63 Corvette? One of Henry Seagrave's land-speed record cars? Maybe you'd prefer a Weddell car-boat thing? We're ordering prints now. Why aren't you? [Vintagraph] » 3/01/10 11:00am 3/01/10 11:00am

I Wish I Were Inside The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

And now that wish has come true.Here's a virtual tour inside the 27-foot long, 11-foot high Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Somehow, this doesn't make us want a hot dog. [PictureBubble] » 1/27/10 9:30am 1/27/10 9:30am

Wienermobile Pulled Over, Deemed “Un-American" To Ticket

Cops in Pennsylvania let the Wienermobile go with a warning after pulling it over for a taillight violation. The reason? Local police sources told TMZ, "It's un-American to ticket the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile." Mom, apple pie and humongous meat. [TMZ] » 12/08/09 10:30am 12/08/09 10:30am

Wienermobile Crashes Bun-First Into Wisconsin House

The Wienermobile seems to be popping up quite a bit in recent weeks, this time venturing off course and inserting itself into a Wisconsin home while whistling 'Oh I wish I were an Os-car Mayer Wiener!' » 7/17/09 6:00pm 7/17/09 6:00pm

PETA Suggests Wienermobile Should Be Buried With Oscar Mayer

Oscar G. Mayer III passed away last week and with that unfortunate news, the meat-hatin' folks at PETA have opened their mouths to suggest the beloved Wienermobile should be buried with him. » 7/13/09 4:30pm 7/13/09 4:30pm

Ten-Pack Of Dogs: History Of The Wienermobile

Oscar G. Mayer III, the 95-years-old retired chairman of previously family-owned Oscar Mayer, died yesterday. In his honor we've put together this historical reference guide to all ten Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles. » 7/09/09 2:00pm 7/09/09 2:00pm

The Spam Mobile, Peepmobile And Other Bizarre Marketing Vehicles

Anyone who has been to a public festival has seen a Red Bull-themed Mini or, if lucky, the Wienermobile. But have you ever seen the Peepmobile? But wait, there's more! » 12/31/08 12:00pm 12/31/08 12:00pm

Wienermobile Temporarily Immobilized, Permanently A Giant Wheeled…

We're grateful that the two interns piloting this Wienermobile were not hurt when the 27-foot-long homage to America's appetite for ersatz meat products hit a patch of ice and spun out of control while barreling towards Penn State. It would not only be unfortunate, but make it harder to make jokes at their expense.… » 2/12/08 10:30am 2/12/08 10:30am

Bureaucratic Screwup Results In Wienermobile Bust

So you're driving the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile in Tucson, just minding your own business, when you get pulled over by angry cops who think you've stolen what may be the most conspicuous vehicle in the world. Turns out the license plates (reading YUMMY) had been stolen and replaced a while back, but Johnny Law's… » 6/29/07 11:30am 6/29/07 11:30am

Jon Stewart, Jennifer Tilly and the Wienermobile

You know, we sometimes have dreams like this about Jennifer Tilly, too. Thankfully, we don't have dreams like this about Mike Nesmith. » 12/19/06 4:00pm 12/19/06 4:00pm