Stolen NASCAR Race Car Found In Suburban Atlanta

Good news for Travis Kvapil! According to WXYZ, the Team Xtreme race car Kvapil was supposed to race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was found early today by the side of the road northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, Georgia, twenty miles from where it was found. » 2/28/15 3:51pm Today 3:51pm

Ex-F1, Le Mans Winning Driver Jochen Mass Is Now Posting On Twitter

Jochen Mass's list of driving accomplishments is as long as his Twitter page is currently short, including a Le Mans win all the way up to the fact that he played himself in Rush. He's slowly getting the hang of this social media thing and posted something delightful for our amusement today: some vintage racing at… » 2/28/15 10:12am Today 10:12am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 2015

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 2/28/15 7:00am Today 7:00am

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy comes at just the… » 2/27/15 9:51am Yesterday 9:51am

IndyCar Scenes In Focus Are Satisfyingly Cheaterlicious And Realistic

What better place to set a movie about a con man's biggest stunt than in racing, where you know that everyone's trying to bend every rule possible to eke out an advantage, anyway? That's what they're doing with the new Will Smith movie Focus, and it looks like it works. Best of all, actual IndyCars will appear in the… » 2/26/15 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

Nürburgring Willing To Lose Money To Host The F1 German Grand Prix

No, there isn't a deal for the Formula One German Grand Prix yet, either at Hockenheim or at the Nürburgring. That being said, Nürburgring official Carsten Schumacher admitted to Swiss mag Motorsport Aktuell that the circuit is willing to host the grand prix at a financial loss—provided they can eat the cost. » 2/25/15 4:36pm Wednesday 4:36pm

Fernando Alonso Out Of Hospital But Will Miss Last Formula One Test

McLaren confirmed in a statement today that driver Fernando Alonso has gone home from the hospital to his family's home in Spain. He will continue recovery there, but will be forced to miss the last preseason Formula One test. » 2/25/15 9:03am Wednesday 9:03am

This Is The 2015 Force India VJM08 (Which Might Finally Show Up To Test)

If this Formula One car looks familiar, well, it sure looks a lot like the leaked render we saw ten days ago. Regardless, it's official this time: this is the new Force India VJM08 race car. Force India is the only team who hasn't gotten test time in their new car for 2015, and now they will be late with it to… » 2/25/15 8:47am Wednesday 8:47am

Watch A Lotus Elise Squeeze Through Every Possible Tiny Gap At Bathurst

The good thing about the Lotus Elise is that they're small. Delightfully small. So small that you can just cram your way to the front as Dean Evans does in this clip. Evans starts somewhere near the back, but does that matter? Nope. » 2/25/15 7:39am Wednesday 7:39am

World Challenge Is Bringing A Buttload Of Fantastic Cars This Season

To say that the Pirelli World Challenge series is growing would be a massive understatement. They have more manufacturer interest than ever before as well as a few teams who would usually be running United SportsCar who've joined in the fun. How awesome is the field this year? Look at this test day. » 2/24/15 9:56pm Tuesday 9:56pm

Kyle Busch To Continue Recovery From Daytona Accident In North Carolina

Kyle Busch and wife Samantha look happy to be leaving the Halifax Medical Center in Florida. Busch was released following a horrific accident during the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. He will be transferred to a North Carolina hospital for further treatment. » 2/24/15 2:21pm Tuesday 2:21pm

Graffiti, Deleted Tweets and IndyCar: Fallout From Kurt Busch Suspension

A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed. » 2/24/15 12:02pm Tuesday 12:02pm

Alex Zanardi Laughs In The Face Of Guardrails Everywhere

World's toughest racing driver Alex Zanardi hit a guardrail while training in his paracycle earlier this month. Not only is he recovering fast despite his gnarly collarbone injury from the hit, but he would like to take this opportunity to mock the weakness of guardrails everywhere. » 2/24/15 6:03am Tuesday 6:03am

The Fastest Hands In The World Are On Winter Rally Stages

"So, you have to commit and you have to have big balls, right?" Right. Rallying in a nutshell, right there. Drift pro Frederic Aasbø and Speedhunters caught up with WRC 2 driver Anders Grøndal before Rally Sweden and gave us the most mind-bendingly ridiculous ride-along footage I've ever seen. » 2/23/15 9:14pm Monday 9:14pm

Formula One Crash Blamed On Gust Of Wind

McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is still in the hospital under observation for a concussion from his preseason crash at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The team has officially blamed unusually high and gusty winds at the circuit as the reason for the unusual accident. » 2/23/15 1:26pm Monday 1:26pm

Alonso Reportedly OK After Suffering Concussion During F1 Testing

Fernando Alonso was airlifted to the hospital after crashing his McLaren in preseason testing at Barcelona earlier today. He went off at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya's Turn 3, smacking the right side of the car hard. McLaren race director Eric Boullier confirms that he was concussed in the accident. » 2/22/15 3:44pm 2/22/15 3:44pm