Susie Wolff Moves Closer To A Formula One Drive At Williams

Good news, everyone who's been waiting on pins and needles to see a woman race in Formula One: Susie Wolff has been promoted to be Williams Martini Racing's full-time test driver for 2015. That's one step closer to race time, m'dears. » 11/28/14 1:36pm Today 1:36pm

Sébastien Loeb Fords River; Does Not Die Of Dysentery

Sébastien Loeb is running a Citroën DS3 in the French Rally Championship's Rallye du Var this weekend in preparation for his one-off World Rally Championship return at Rallye Monte Carlo. It was a tad wet out there for Thursday's shakedown, and Loeb just didn't care. » 11/28/14 10:57am Today 10:57am

At Least One F1 Driver Will Run Porsche's Third Car At Le Mans

Just days after triple-quadruple-pinkie-swearing that a Formula One pilot would not be driving Porsche's third car at Le Mans next year, Porsche announced Nico Hulkenberg as one of the third car's drivers. Hulkenberg will be the first F1 driver since Sebastien Bourdais in 2009 to do Le Mans during an F1 season. » 11/27/14 4:32pm Yesterday 4:32pm

Ten Race Cars We're Thankful For

If there's one thing that we're thankful for, it's definitely the race car. Some represent the pinnacle of technology, some are simply fun to drive, and others are so insane that we're simply glad they exist. Here are ten of the race cars we're thankful for in 2014. » 11/27/14 1:55pm Yesterday 1:55pm

Working Towards A Racing License Through NASA

"Okay, so if I buy a race car, how do I get to race it?" If you're looking to enter the wide world of club racing, you'll need to get a racing license first. While every group has its own process for licensing, they all usually recognize the two main groups' licenses: NASA and SCCA. » 11/26/14 11:41pm Wednesday 11:41pm

Formula One Engines Sound Perfect With Twice The Number of Cylinders

We've explained the power of the Ferrari Chaser before. It's like a unicorn chaser, but more effective. Tired of flight delays, grating in-laws and other holiday stress? Shh. Don't worry. Here's a V12 Ferrari 412 T2 Formula One car to make it all go away. » 11/26/14 10:39pm Wednesday 10:39pm

Scuderia Ferrari Is Even Bad At Spying Now

Poor Sebastian Vettel. It's been his lifelong dream to drive for Ferrari's Formula One team only to get there when the team's a hot mess. Most recently, they've been caught red-handed with a thermal camera above the Mercedes pits. » 11/26/14 3:19pm Wednesday 3:19pm

Forget Black Friday - Here's Twelve Race Cars You Can Buy Online

The Internet is a wonderful thing. It brought us Jalopnik. It brought us Black Flag. And most of all, it brought us shopping without the need to put on real pants. Skip the crowds this week and buy a race car online instead. You'll thank us later. » 11/26/14 11:55am Wednesday 11:55am

The Chase For The Sprint Cup Proves Playoffs Don't Work For Auto Racing

There's no doubt that the NASCAR drivers who compete in the Chase for the Sprint Cup are at the top of their craft, but does the Chase really work as a system for awarding the best racer of the year? It certainly brings the drama, but it also proves that playoffs just don't work for more than 2 competitors. » 11/26/14 9:00am Wednesday 9:00am

McLaren Honda Formula One Test Plagued By Electrical Woes

Poor McLaren spent more of its time in the garage and on a flatbed yesterday as opposed to actually driving during the Abu Dhabi Formula One test day. GP2 series runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne couldn't even lay down a flying lap in the McLaren MP4-29H1x1 text car. » 11/26/14 7:00am Wednesday 7:00am

Slow Your Roll, Sebastien Loeb's Rallye Monte Carlo Drive Is A One-Off

Yes, insanely dominant World Rally Championship driver Sebastien Loeb and his co-driver Daniel Elena are back in a rally car for Rallye Monte Carlo. No, they won't pwn all the n00bs in WRC, at least not for the entire season. It's a one-off drive. Here's why we love it anyway. » 11/25/14 9:54am Tuesday 9:54am

Porsche To Run Third Car At Le Mans; Still Says Button Won't Drive It

Volkswagen Group nemesis Audi has brought three cars to Le Mans for years, and now Porsche's joining the three-car party. But who will drive it, you ask? Porsche pinkie-swears they'll choose from their own GT driver pool, but rumors still suggest some names from F1 may have a go. » 11/24/14 11:25pm Monday 11:25pm

Ferrari's "Fire Everybody" Strategy Just Sacked Their Aerodynamicist

File this under "people we probably would have sacked earlier," but Axis of Oversteer has reported that aerodynamicist Nicholas Tombaziz has also been let go from the team. Sergio Marchionne's scorched-earth campaign to make Ferrari's Formula One team not suck continues. » 11/24/14 2:19pm Monday 2:19pm

Jordan Taylor Brings Us Van Burnouts, Peed Pants And Hits Of The '90s

Jordan Taylor's got a little bit of a flat-top going now that he no longer has The Mullet, and what better way to commemorate that than to go over the sweet, sweet 'tunes of the nineties? This is what happens when you let the Wayne Taylor Racing boys loose in a used car lot. » 11/24/14 12:45pm Monday 12:45pm