It’s worth remembering that, occasionally, magic still happens in the world. Sometimes it’s a miraculous recovery from an illness, sometimes it’s a sublime work of art, and sometimes it’s a hot dog that manages to stay perched on a truck’s bumper for over 120 miles, like this tenacious Texan hot dog.
On Nov. 10, an unidentified 31-year-old driver struck Alexis Butler, 18, as she backed out of a driveway in a Toyota Camry in Arlington, Texas. Butler died a week later. There were no skid marks or apparent attempts made by the 31-year-old to stop, according to police. He said that he had been distracted while…
One Texas motorist apparently found the perfect sticker to express certain feelings about how this past year has gone, and so it was plastered, big and bold, on the rear window of a truck.
I’m going to be freezing my royal Rastafarian nay-nays off as I try to wrench on my Jeep Grand Wagoneer in an uninsulated suburban Detroit garage. But at least one Jalopnik reader doesn’t have that problem.
Hey, Texas, what the hell did a dune buggy ever do to you? Dune buggies like the legendary Meyers Manx have been happily and legally driving America’s (and Texas’) streets for decades, but now the Texas DMV has started to revoke titles, according to Hemmings, even for vehicles that have been legally driving for…
A Texas jury just awarded a couple severely injured in a crash $42 million because their vehicle, a 2010 Honda Fit, had been improperly repaired by a collision center. Instead of welding the roof, per Honda’s repair guidelines, the shop used adhesive. That, according to plaintiffs, compromised the car’s safety…
To the closely spaced houses and straggling few vehicles along some two-lane roads in the outskirts of Houston, the sun had just set on what seemed like any other Saturday evening in September. But it wasn’t. It was the first Saturday in a long time that this place, and Texas as a whole, had seen this kind of action.
Please cue the delightful wordsmith of our time, Xzibit: yo dawg, I heard you like Texas, so we put the University of Texas’ mascot inside Texas on top of Texas. Because Texas.
A ton of people in Texas have lost vehicles to Hurricane Harvey, but Chris Burns says he lost his Honda Prelude in a far more malicious way. A week after the car was almost completely buried in sand by the storm, he uncovered an Instagram post where someone bragged about completely crushing it with a truck. (UPDATE:…
Over the weekend, I posted a quick gallery of some of the competitors from Pirelli World Challenge’s stop at Circuit of The Americas. With temps over 90 degrees much of the time, fans, drivers, and the media braved the elements to enjoy some damn good racing action.
A week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf coast, crippling America’s fourth largest city and killing dozens, the country is still feeling its effects. One thing that has been particularly hard is the country’s gas supply. In the last few days, shortages across Texas has caused gas prices to rise and there…
CNN correspondent Drew Griffin was reporting on the impact of Hurricane Harvey in Beaumont, Texas, when a man drove his pickup straight into a flooded ravine right behind them during a broadcast.
Just one day after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeastern Texas, historic flooding continued to wrack the city of Houston and surrounding areas.
Last month, a week-long feud between two people ended in a shooting at Texas World Speedway during a non-racing event. The event promoter, local station KBTX reports, didn’t apply for the proper permits and resulting law enforcement to hold it. A county judge believes he did so to save money, KBTX reports.
A week-long feud between two individuals in the College Station, Texas area ended in a shooting at former NASCAR facility Texas World Speedway, local police said. The shooting happened during a trail ride at the track, and police told Jalopnik they do not believe any racing was going on at the time.
For just under two decades, the roaring noise of race cars rang out from Central Texas Speedway in rural Kyle, Texas. Today, the only sounds coming from the track are that of the bulldozers.
This, if you weren’t able to tell, is heavy machinery dumping a bunch of water onto a burning car. It isn’t a fire truck, unless the local fire departments are going really incognito these days. But it sure does do the job.
A chaotic scene broke out Tuesday at a Nissan dealership in Texas when two bounty hunters discovered the fugitive they were tracking inside, according to news reports. A brief scuffle inside a glass office between the hunters and the fugitive led to a shootout, leaving all three dead.
At first glance, the May 22, 1997 issue of The Big Bend Sentinel, a local newspaper in West Texas, appears unremarkable. “Good Luck, MHS Class of ‘97,” a banner reads on the front page, just above the nameplate. Five class photos of graduating seniors from Marfa High School are followed by stories announcing…